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.

$3,086
$2,113
Cost of Living
$3,246
$2,856
Average Salary
$2,425
$1,320
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,865.87
$1,016.34
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,178.71
$757.92
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$3,101.82
$1,873.08
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$2,251.37
$1,391.52

Salaries And Financing

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$3,247.16
$2,855.89
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
$201.59
$243.01
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.23
$0.12
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$48.37
$35.92

Markets

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.44
$0.97
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.99
$1.49
Eggs (regular) (12)
$3.03
$2.48
Local Cheese (1kg)
$14.83
$13.61
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.16
$0.68
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$7.42
$6.32
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.68
$1.03
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.82
$1.66
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$8.31
$7.63
Apples (1kg)
$2.85
$2.53
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$11.18
$8.86
Oranges (1kg)
$2.44
$2.56
Potato (1kg)
$2.08
$1.83
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.35
$1.27
Rice (white), (1kg)
$2.43
$2.25
Tomato (1kg)
$3.58
$2.87
Banana (1kg)
$1.85
$1.76
Onion (1kg)
$1.73
$1.66
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$17.99
$15.62

Transportation

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$3.48
$3.07
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$109.75
$88.98
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.97
$1.68
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$31,047.04
$24,747.06
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$6
$4.55
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.92
$2.62
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$45.44
$47.46
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$33,941.6
$24,244.44

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$96.42
$90.55
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$42.47
$39.89
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$111.42
$97.48
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$170.09
$127.99

Restaurants

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$17.8
$9.49
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$71.19
$44.95
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$9.87
$8.58
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$5.18
$3.92
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.75
$3.99
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.76
$2.47
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.11
$2.06
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.67
$3.08

Sports And Leisure

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$46.22
$37.62
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$27.09
$22.29
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$14.63
$13.13

Childcare

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,644.26
$213.77
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$9,191.58
$6,193.65

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$8,999.15
$6,656.12
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$5,692.65
$4,761.04