Summary

Cost of living in Amsterdam is 32% more expensive than Berlin according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$3,074
$2,105
Cost of Living
$3,233
$2,768
Average Salary
$2,335
$1,409
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,796.57
$1,084.75
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,174
$754.89
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$3,089.43
$1,971.22
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$2,242.38
$1,385.96

Salaries And Financing

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$3,234.19
$2,768.51
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%2.45
%1.89

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$200.79
$292.16
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.23
$0.12
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$48.18
$35.78

Markets

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.44
$0.96
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.98
$1.64
Eggs (regular) (12)
$3.01
$2.47
Local Cheese (1kg)
$14.77
$12.07
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.15
$0.67
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$7.39
$6.3
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.68
$1.02
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.81
$1.65
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$8.27
$7.6
Apples (1kg)
$2.84
$2.59
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$11.13
$8.83
Oranges (1kg)
$2.43
$2.55
Potato (1kg)
$2.07
$1.82
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.35
$1.31
Rice (white), (1kg)
$2.42
$2.25
Tomato (1kg)
$3.56
$2.86
Banana (1kg)
$1.84
$1.75
Onion (1kg)
$1.72
$1.71
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$17.91
$15.56

Transportation

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$3.47
$3.06
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$109.31
$94.14
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.96
$1.68
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$30,922.99
$24,648.19
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$5.97
$4.53
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.91
$2.61
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$45.26
$47.27
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$33,806
$24,147.58

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$96.04
$90.19
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$42.3
$39.73
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$110.98
$97.09
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$169.41
$127.48

Restaurants

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$17.73
$9.45
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$70.9
$48.25
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$9.83
$8.55
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$5.16
$4.11
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.73
$3.98
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.75
$2.46
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.1
$2.06
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.65
$3.07

Sports And Leisure

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$46.04
$37.47
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$26.98
$22.2
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$14.57
$13.08

Childcare

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,637.69
$212.91
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$15,946.32
$9,076.1

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$8,963.2
$7,285.48
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$5,669.9
$4,742.02