Cost of Living Comparison

EUR
COMPARED TO
USD

Germany is 12.4% more expensive than Virgin Islands.

If you lived in Virgin Islands instead of Germany, you would:
local_dining

pay 28.1% more for restaurants

  Germany help_outline Virgin Islands help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $11.30
€9.91
$19.38 +71.5%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$8.34
€7.32
$7.83 -6.1%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.53
€2.22
$1.83 -27.6%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $2.09
€1.83
$2.04 -2.2%

Germany vs. Virgin Islands - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 98.5% more for groceries

  Germany help_outline Virgin Islands help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$1.48
€1.29
$4.23 +186.6%
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.01
€4.40
$5.78 +15.2%
Milk (1 gallon) $3.03
€2.66
$6.84 +125.8%
Eggs
1 dozen
$2.05
€1.80
$3.17 +54.4%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $3.76
€3.29
$5.60 +49.2%
Apples (1 lb) $1.11
€0.97
$2.97 +167.9%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.80
€0.70
$1.47 +84.5%
Oranges (1 lb) $1.07
€0.94
$2.97 +177.9%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $1.26
€1.11
$2.78 +119.8%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.50
€0.44
$1.71 +244.6%
Onions (1 lb) $0.57
€0.50
$2.10 +267.6%

Germany vs. Virgin Islands - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 31.9% less for transportation

  Germany help_outline Virgin Islands help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $5.90
€5.18
$3.14 -46.8%
Monthly public transit pass $71.30
€62.52
$30.00 -57.9%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $22,256.34
€19,516.61
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Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $23.57
€20.66
$34.85 +47.9%

Germany vs. Virgin Islands - Cost of transportation
home

pay 85.7% more for housing

  Germany help_outline Virgin Islands help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$33.05
€28.98
$86.29 +161.1%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $673.80
€590.85
$1,275.31 +89.3%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $511.22
€448.29
$1,023.96 +100.3%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$177.69
€155.82
$206.28 +16.1%

Germany vs. Virgin Islands - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 19.6% less for childcare

  Germany help_outline Virgin Islands help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $350.84
€307.66
$450.00 +28.3%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $16,371.73
€14,356.39
$13,000.00 -20.6%

Germany vs. Virgin Islands - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 2.0 times more for entertainment and sports

  Germany help_outline Virgin Islands help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $3.87
€3.39
$4.12 +6.6%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.96
€2.60
$5.21 +76.0%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$7.11
€6.24
$5.17 -27.3%
Monthly membership at local gym $32.81
€28.77
$93.12 +183.8%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $11.82
€10.37
$9.83 -16.8%

Germany vs. Virgin Islands - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 16.0% less for clothing

  Germany help_outline Virgin Islands help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$83.13
€72.90
$38.33 -53.9%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$37.57
€32.95
$40.00 +6.5%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$87.85
€77.03
$88.17 +0.4%
Men's business shoes (leather) $110.85
€97.21
$101.67 -8.3%

Germany vs. Virgin Islands - Cost of clothing
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