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.

$2,732
$1,871
Cost of Living
$2,874
$2,528
Average Salary
$2,147
$1,169
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,652.01
$899.85
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,043.61
$671.05
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$2,746.31
$1,658.4
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$1,993.33
$1,232.03

Salaries And Financing

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$2,874.99
$2,528.57
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
$178.49
$215.16
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.2
$0.11
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$42.83
$31.8

Markets

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.28
$0.86
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.76
$1.32
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.68
$2.2
Local Cheese (1kg)
$13.13
$12.05
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.02
$0.6
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$6.57
$5.6
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.49
$0.91
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.5
$1.47
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$7.35
$6.76
Apples (1kg)
$2.52
$2.24
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$9.9
$7.85
Oranges (1kg)
$2.16
$2.27
Potato (1kg)
$1.84
$1.62
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.2
$1.13
Rice (white), (1kg)
$2.15
$2
Tomato (1kg)
$3.17
$2.54
Banana (1kg)
$1.64
$1.55
Onion (1kg)
$1.53
$1.47
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$15.92
$13.83

Transportation

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$3.08
$2.72
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$97.17
$78.78
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.74
$1.49
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$27,488.61
$21,910.71
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$5.31
$4.03
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.58
$2.32
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$40.23
$42.02
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$30,051.42
$21,465.69

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$85.37
$80.17
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$37.61
$35.32
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$98.65
$86.31
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$150.6
$113.32

Restaurants

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$15.76
$8.4
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$63.03
$39.8
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$8.73
$7.6
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$4.59
$3.47
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.2
$3.53
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.44
$2.18
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.87
$1.83
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.25
$2.73

Sports And Leisure

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$40.93
$33.31
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$23.98
$19.73
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$12.95
$11.62

Childcare

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,455.81
$189.27
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$8,138.1
$5,483.77

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$7,967.72
$5,893.24
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$5,040.19
$4,215.36