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.

$2,817
$1,929
Cost of Living
$2,963
$2,537
Average Salary
$2,140
$1,291
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,646.65
$994.23
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,076.03
$691.9
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$2,831.62
$1,806.72
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$2,055.26
$1,270.3

Salaries And Financing

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$2,964.3
$2,537.48
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
$184.03
$267.78
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.21
$0.11
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$44.16
$32.79

Markets

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.32
$0.88
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.81
$1.51
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.76
$2.26
Local Cheese (1kg)
$13.54
$11.06
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.06
$0.62
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$6.77
$5.77
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.54
$0.94
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.58
$1.51
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$7.58
$6.97
Apples (1kg)
$2.6
$2.38
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$10.2
$8.09
Oranges (1kg)
$2.23
$2.34
Potato (1kg)
$1.9
$1.67
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.23
$1.2
Rice (white), (1kg)
$2.22
$2.06
Tomato (1kg)
$3.27
$2.62
Banana (1kg)
$1.69
$1.6
Onion (1kg)
$1.58
$1.57
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$16.42
$14.26

Transportation

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$3.18
$2.81
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$100.19
$86.29
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.8
$1.54
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$28,342.52
$22,591.34
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$5.47
$4.15
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.66
$2.39
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$41.48
$43.32
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$30,984.94
$22,132.5

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$88.02
$82.66
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$38.77
$36.42
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$101.72
$88.99
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$155.28
$116.84

Restaurants

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$16.25
$8.66
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$64.99
$44.23
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$9.01
$7.84
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$4.73
$3.77
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.33
$3.64
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.52
$2.25
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.93
$1.88
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.35
$2.81

Sports And Leisure

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$42.2
$34.34
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$24.73
$20.35
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$13.35
$11.98

Childcare

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,501.03
$195.14
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$14,615.62
$8,318.72

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$8,215.23
$6,677.51
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$5,196.76
$4,346.3