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.

$3,111
$2,131
Cost of Living
$3,273
$2,802
Average Salary
$2,445
$1,426
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,881.33
$1,098.12
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,188.47
$764.2
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$3,127.52
$1,995.52
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$2,270.03
$1,403.05

Salaries And Financing

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$3,274.06
$2,802.65
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
$203.26
$295.76
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.23
$0.13
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$48.77
$36.22

Markets

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.45
$0.97
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$2
$1.66
Eggs (regular) (12)
$3.05
$2.5
Local Cheese (1kg)
$14.95
$12.21
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.17
$0.68
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$7.48
$6.38
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.7
$1.03
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.85
$1.67
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$8.37
$7.7
Apples (1kg)
$2.87
$2.63
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$11.27
$8.94
Oranges (1kg)
$2.46
$2.58
Potato (1kg)
$2.09
$1.84
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.36
$1.33
Rice (white), (1kg)
$2.45
$2.27
Tomato (1kg)
$3.61
$2.89
Banana (1kg)
$1.87
$1.77
Onion (1kg)
$1.74
$1.73
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$18.14
$15.75

Transportation

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$3.51
$3.1
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$110.65
$95.3
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.99
$1.7
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$31,304.27
$24,952.1
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$6.05
$4.59
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.94
$2.64
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$45.82
$47.85
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$34,222.82
$24,445.32

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$97.22
$91.3
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$42.83
$40.22
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$112.35
$98.29
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$171.5
$129.05

Restaurants

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$17.94
$9.57
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$71.78
$48.85
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$9.95
$8.65
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$5.23
$4.16
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.79
$4.03
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.78
$2.49
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.13
$2.08
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.7
$3.1

Sports And Leisure

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$46.61
$37.93
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$27.31
$22.47
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$14.75
$13.24

Childcare

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,657.89
$215.54
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$9,267.73
$9,188.01

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$9,073.71
$7,375.3
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$5,739.81
$4,800.49