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.

$3,017
$2,066
Cost of Living
$3,174
$2,792
Average Salary
$2,371
$1,291
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,824.25
$993.67
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,152.42
$741.01
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$3,032.63
$1,831.3
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$2,201.15
$1,360.48

Salaries And Financing

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$3,174.73
$2,792.19
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
$197.1
$237.59
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.23
$0.12
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$47.29
$35.12

Markets

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.41
$0.95
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.94
$1.46
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.96
$2.42
Local Cheese (1kg)
$14.5
$13.31
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.13
$0.66
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$7.25
$6.18
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.65
$1
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.76
$1.62
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$8.12
$7.46
Apples (1kg)
$2.78
$2.47
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$10.93
$8.66
Oranges (1kg)
$2.38
$2.51
Potato (1kg)
$2.03
$1.79
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.32
$1.25
Rice (white), (1kg)
$2.38
$2.2
Tomato (1kg)
$3.5
$2.81
Banana (1kg)
$1.81
$1.72
Onion (1kg)
$1.69
$1.62
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$17.59
$15.27

Transportation

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$3.4
$3
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$107.3
$87
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.93
$1.65
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$30,354.49
$24,195.05
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$5.86
$4.45
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.85
$2.56
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$44.43
$46.4
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$33,184.5
$23,703.64

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$94.27
$88.53
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$41.53
$39
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$108.94
$95.31
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$166.3
$125.13

Restaurants

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$17.4
$9.28
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$69.6
$43.95
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$9.65
$8.39
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$5.07
$3.84
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.64
$3.9
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.7
$2.41
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.06
$2.02
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.58
$3.01

Sports And Leisure

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$45.19
$36.78
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$26.48
$21.79
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$14.3
$12.84

Childcare

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,607.59
$209
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$8,986.55
$6,055.49

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$8,798.42
$6,507.65
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$5,565.67
$4,654.84