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.

$3,080
$2,109
Cost of Living
$3,239
$2,773
Average Salary
$2,340
$1,411
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,800.03
$1,086.84
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,176.26
$756.34
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$3,095.38
$1,975.01
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$2,246.7
$1,388.63

Salaries And Financing

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$3,240.41
$2,773.84
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
$201.17
$292.72
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.23
$0.12
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$48.27
$35.84

Markets

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.44
$0.96
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.98
$1.65
Eggs (regular) (12)
$3.02
$2.47
Local Cheese (1kg)
$14.8
$12.09
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.15
$0.67
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$7.4
$6.31
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.68
$1.02
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.82
$1.65
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$8.29
$7.62
Apples (1kg)
$2.84
$2.6
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$11.15
$8.84
Oranges (1kg)
$2.43
$2.56
Potato (1kg)
$2.07
$1.82
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.35
$1.31
Rice (white), (1kg)
$2.43
$2.25
Tomato (1kg)
$3.57
$2.87
Banana (1kg)
$1.85
$1.75
Onion (1kg)
$1.72
$1.72
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$17.95
$15.59

Transportation

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$3.47
$3.07
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$109.52
$94.32
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.97
$1.68
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$30,982.52
$24,695.64
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$5.98
$4.54
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.91
$2.61
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$45.35
$47.36
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$33,871.08
$24,194.07

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$96.22
$90.36
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$42.39
$39.81
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$111.19
$97.28
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$169.74
$127.72

Restaurants

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$17.76
$9.47
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$71.04
$48.35
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$9.84
$8.57
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$5.17
$4.12
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.74
$3.98
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.75
$2.46
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.11
$2.06
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.66
$3.07

Sports And Leisure

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$46.13
$37.54
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$27.03
$22.24
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$14.6
$13.1

Childcare

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,640.85
$213.32
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$15,977.02
$9,093.58

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$8,980.45
$7,299.5
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$5,680.82
$4,751.15