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.

$3,164
$2,166
Cost of Living
$3,328
$2,849
Average Salary
$2,486
$1,450
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,912.84
$1,116.52
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,208.38
$777
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$3,179.9
$2,028.94
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$2,308.05
$1,426.54

Salaries And Financing

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$3,328.9
$2,849.59
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
$206.67
$300.72
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.24
$0.13
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$49.59
$36.82

Markets

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.48
$0.99
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$2.04
$1.69
Eggs (regular) (12)
$3.1
$2.54
Local Cheese (1kg)
$15.2
$12.42
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.19
$0.69
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$7.6
$6.48
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.73
$1.05
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.89
$1.7
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$8.51
$7.83
Apples (1kg)
$2.92
$2.67
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$11.46
$9.09
Oranges (1kg)
$2.5
$2.63
Potato (1kg)
$2.13
$1.87
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.39
$1.35
Rice (white), (1kg)
$2.49
$2.31
Tomato (1kg)
$3.67
$2.94
Banana (1kg)
$1.9
$1.8
Onion (1kg)
$1.77
$1.76
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$18.44
$16.01

Transportation

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$3.57
$3.15
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$112.51
$96.9
Gasoline (1 liter)
$2.02
$1.73
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$31,828.57
$25,370.01
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$6.15
$4.66
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.99
$2.68
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$46.58
$48.65
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$34,796
$24,854.74

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$98.85
$92.83
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$43.54
$40.9
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$114.23
$99.94
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$174.37
$131.21

Restaurants

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$18.24
$9.73
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$72.98
$49.67
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$10.11
$8.8
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$5.32
$4.23
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.87
$4.09
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.83
$2.53
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.17
$2.12
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.76
$3.16

Sports And Leisure

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$47.39
$38.57
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$27.77
$22.85
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$15
$13.46

Childcare

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,685.65
$219.15
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$9,422.95
$9,341.9

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$9,225.68
$7,498.83
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$5,835.95
$4,880.89