Cost of living comparison

compared to

Ireland is 31.2% more expensive than Berlin.

If you lived in Ireland instead of Berlin, you would:

pay 0.5% less for restaurants

 
Berlin
Ireland
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $10.52
€10.33
$15.19
€14.91
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$8.94
€8.78
$8.67
€8.51
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.27
€2.22
$1.91
€1.88

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pay 0.2% less for groceries

 
Berlin
Ireland
Bread
1 loaf
$1.40
€1.38
$1.69
€1.66
Local cheese (8 oz) $6.29
€6.18
$4.09
€4.01
Milk (1 gallon) $3.85
€3.78
$4.41
€4.33

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pay 3.5% less for transportation

 
Berlin
Ireland
Gasoline (1 gallon) $8.53
€8.37
$7.37
€7.24
Monthly public transit pass $90.47
€88.81
$112.50
€110.44
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $27,350.05
€26,848.64
$28,748.49
€28,221.44

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pay 2.2% less for housing

 
Berlin
Ireland
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$39.37
€38.64
$49.92
€49.00
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,204.80
€1,182.71
$1,102.58
€1,082.36
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $833.60
€818.32
$985.23
€967.17

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pay 3.0 times more for childcare

 
Berlin
Ireland
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $149.74
€147.00
$785.38
€770.98
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $9,414.73
€9,242.13
$8,032.79
€7,885.52

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pay 30.6% more for entertainment and sports

 
Berlin
Ireland
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $4.21
€4.13
$5.14
€5.05
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.26
€3.20
$3.36
€3.30
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$7.99
€7.85
$14.72
€14.45

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pay 10.9% less for clothing

 
Berlin
Ireland
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$81.96
€80.46
$72.59
€71.26
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$38.22
€37.52
$35.98
€35.32
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$87.04
€85.44
$79.46
€78.01

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