Berlin vs Tianjin - Cost of Living Comparison

Berlin Tianjin
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2180
$724
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4983
$2124
🏠 One person rent
$1259
$309
🏘️ Family rent
$2316
$724
🍽️ Food expenses
$499
$245
🚐 Transport expenses
$274
$73.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3470
$1007
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
19 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
100
91
😀 Quality of life
95
74
🏙️ Population
3.68M
13.9M

The cost of living in Berlin is 201% more expensive than in Tianjin. Cities ranked 1072nd and 6670th ($2180 vs $724) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 85th in Germany and China, respectively. Check Germany vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Berlin compared to 1.4 months in Tianjin. Berlin ranked 4th best city to live in Germany vs Tianjin ranked 7th in China, while ranked 13th and 1464th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Berlin vs Tianjin

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Berlin Tianjin
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.4
$4.18
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$63.9
$27.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.9
$5.55
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.44
$1.39
 Cappuccino
$3.87
$4.28
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.69
$0.55
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1272
$343
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$884
$241
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2581
$1056
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1828
$555
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$250
$37.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$290
$58
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$46.7
$10.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.31%
5.23%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$10165
$5420
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6576
$3458
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.59
$0.42
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$72.4
$15.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$23
$4.07
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.08
$1.21
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.43
$1.98
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.01
$1.51
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.16
$0.94
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.44
$1.23
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.7
$14.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$2.91
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17
$10.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.01
$1.32
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.03
$1.34
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.88
$1.34
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.73
$1.09
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.93
$0.73
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.91
$0.73
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.49
$0.44
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.54
$1.01
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.68
$14
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.15
$1.04
🚬 Cigarette pack
$9.28
$2.85
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.46
$5.05
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.08
$3.8
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.23
$1.01
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.64
$1.78
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.1
$41.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13.8
$6.63
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$38
$71.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$34.9
$3.72
👖 Brand Jeans
$95.9
$44
👟 Brand Sneakers
$96.2
$75.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$225
$559
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8976
$9175

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Cities near Berlin

Distance City Cost of living
15 km or 9.2 mi Teltow
$1703
18 km or 11 mi Hohen Neuendorf
$1593
18 km or 11 mi Hennigsdorf
$1627
20 km or 13 mi Falkensee
$1652
21 km or 13 mi Bernau bei Berlin
$1695
25 km or 16 mi Potsdam
$1656
25 km or 16 mi Ludwigsfelde
$1654
28 km or 18 mi Oranienburg
$1512
30 km or 19 mi Konigs Wusterhausen
$1686
34 km or 21 mi Werder
$1597
34 km or 21 mi Strausberg
$1670
46 km or 29 mi Eberswalde
$1531
49 km or 31 mi Furstenwalde
$1591
50 km or 31 mi Luckenwalde
$1616
57 km or 36 mi Brandenburg an der Havel
$1610
60 km or 37 mi Neuruppin
$1566
72 km or 44 mi Rathenow
$1605
81 km or 50 mi Frankfurt
$1483
86 km or 53 mi Schwedt
$1561
88 km or 55 mi Wittenberg
$1284
97 km or 60 mi Neustrelitz
$1203
97 km or 60 mi Eisenhuttenstadt
$1370
104 km or 65 mi Stendal
$1274
106 km or 66 mi Cottbus
$1151
107 km or 67 mi Burg bei Magdeburg
$1261
107 km or 67 mi Zerbst
$1296
109 km or 68 mi Dessau-Rolau
$1297
109 km or 68 mi Torgau
$1196
116 km or 72 mi Neubrandenburg
$1203
119 km or 74 mi Senftenberg
$1278
121 km or 75 mi Waren
$1237
124 km or 77 mi Bitterfeld-Wolfen
$1283
124 km or 77 mi Schonebeck
$1273
125 km or 78 mi Spremberg
$1226
127 km or 79 mi Magdeburg
$1239
128 km or 79 mi Szczecin
$1262
128 km or 80 mi Kothen
$1315
128 km or 80 mi Gorzow Wielkopolski
$841
131 km or 81 mi Delitzsch
$1212
134 km or 83 mi Hoyerswerda
$1261

Cities near Tianjin

Distance City Cost of living
46 km or 29 mi Binhai
$683
60 km or 37 mi Langfang
$587
71 km or 44 mi Bazhou
$639
87 km or 54 mi Huanghua
$615
93 km or 58 mi Sanhe
$748
99 km or 61 mi Cangzhou
$632
99 km or 62 mi Tangshan
$685
107 km or 67 mi Renqiu
$584
109 km or 68 mi Beijing
$1150
111 km or 69 mi Zhuozhou
$706
117 km or 73 mi Gaobeidian
$636
124 km or 77 mi Hejian
$581
131 km or 82 mi Botou
$584
133 km or 82 mi Zunhua
$671
144 km or 90 mi Luanzhou
$638
152 km or 94 mi Baoding
$494
157 km or 98 mi Laoling
$586
160 km or 99 mi Qian'an
$648
182 km or 113 mi Anguo
$535
192 km or 119 mi Shenzhou
$541
204 km or 127 mi Dezhou
$601
205 km or 127 mi Dingzhou
$551
205 km or 128 mi Hengshui
$542
209 km or 130 mi Binzhou
$610
212 km or 132 mi Chengde
$673
218 km or 136 mi Dongying
$573
219 km or 136 mi Xinji
$539
223 km or 138 mi Qinhuangdao
$679
225 km or 140 mi Jinzhou
$534
228 km or 142 mi Jizhou
$536
237 km or 147 mi Xinle
$527
241 km or 150 mi Gaocheng
$530
242 km or 150 mi Pingquan
$633
251 km or 156 mi Yucheng
$551
255 km or 158 mi Nangong
$556
258 km or 161 mi Zouping
$544
265 km or 164 mi Shijiazhuang
$508
271 km or 168 mi Zhangjiakou
$659
273 km or 170 mi Zibo
$523
276 km or 172 mi Jinan
$534