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.

$3,139
$2,149
Cost of Living
$3,302
$2,826
Average Salary
$2,504
$1,439
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,927.18
$1,107.83
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,198.97
$770.95
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$3,155.15
$2,013.15
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$2,290.08
$1,415.44

Salaries And Financing

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$3,302.99
$2,827.41
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
$205.06
$298.38
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.24
$0.13
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$49.2
$36.54

Markets

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.47
$0.98
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$2.02
$1.68
Eggs (regular) (12)
$3.08
$2.52
Local Cheese (1kg)
$15.09
$12.32
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.18
$0.69
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$7.54
$6.43
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.71
$1.04
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.87
$1.68
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$8.45
$7.77
Apples (1kg)
$2.9
$2.65
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$11.37
$9.02
Oranges (1kg)
$2.48
$2.61
Potato (1kg)
$2.11
$1.86
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.38
$1.34
Rice (white), (1kg)
$2.47
$2.29
Tomato (1kg)
$3.64
$2.92
Banana (1kg)
$1.88
$1.79
Onion (1kg)
$1.76
$1.75
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$18.3
$15.89

Transportation

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$3.54
$3.13
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$111.63
$96.14
Gasoline (1 liter)
$2
$1.71
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$31,580.85
$25,172.56
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$6.1
$4.63
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.97
$2.66
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$46.22
$48.27
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$34,525.19
$24,661.3

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$98.08
$92.11
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$43.2
$40.58
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$113.34
$99.16
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$173.02
$130.19

Restaurants

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$18.1
$9.65
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$72.41
$49.28
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$10.03
$8.73
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$5.27
$4.2
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.83
$4.06
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.81
$2.51
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.15
$2.1
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.73
$3.13

Sports And Leisure

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$47.02
$38.27
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$27.55
$22.67
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$14.88
$13.35

Childcare

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,672.53
$217.44
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$16,285.56
$9,269.19

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$9,153.88
$7,440.47
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$5,790.52
$4,842.9