Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Berlin 

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 11.85% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 11.24% lower than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Berlin are 9.90% lower than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 29.40% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 17.86% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 14.97% higher than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Berlin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 € 10.00 €      -23.08 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 € 50.00 €      -37.50 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 8.00 €      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 € 3.50 €      -41.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 € 3.50 €      -50.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.98 € 2.90 €      -27.24 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.61 € 2.03 €      -22.28 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.82 € 1.82 €      -0.09 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Berlin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.73 € 3.54 €      -5.20 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.95 € 1.13 €      -42.17 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.00 € 0.83 €      -16.65 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.41 € 2.28 €      -5.41 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.34 € 4.98 €      +49.02 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.06 € 3.12 €      -38.39 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.67 € 5.48 €      -17.83 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.09 € 1.09 €      +0.42 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.73 € 0.69 €      -5.11 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.00 € 1.05 €      +4.13 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.38 € 0.89 €      -35.40 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.47 € 0.63 €      +35.31 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.61 € 0.66 €      +7.94 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.66 € 1.13 €      -32.05 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.52 € 0.54 €      -64.36 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 € 6.00 €      -50.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.53 € 0.81 €      -68.17 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.21 € 1.75 €      -45.38 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.85 € 7.00 €      -20.90 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Berlin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 € 2.95 €      +5.36 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 59.70 € 81.00 €      +35.68 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.90 € 3.90 €      -33.90 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 € 3.22 €      +100.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.00 € 33.00 €      -26.67 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.69 € 5.09 €      -10.53 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 € 22,310.00 €      -10.76 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,272.44 € 25,283.62 €      +0.04 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Berlin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 87.39 € 218.37 €      +149.88 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 € 0.10 €      +41.65 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 22.66 € 32.88 €      +45.11 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Berlin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.18 € 32.34 €      -21.46 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.72 € 18.50 €      -30.76 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 € 10.00 €      -33.33 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Berlin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 325.05 € 110.35 €      -66.05 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,200.00 € 8,525.00 €      +63.94 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Berlin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.54 € 80.50 €      -5.89 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.20 € 30.23 €      -18.74 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 82.67 € 79.11 €      -4.30 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 121.15 € 108.65 €      -10.32 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Berlin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,010.00 € 929.20 €      -8.00 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 810.30 € 665.93 €      -17.82 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,003.70 € 1,850.73 €      -7.63 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,384.62 € 1,240.62 €      -10.40 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Berlin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 760.49 € 579.62 €      -23.78 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 435.71 € 370.54 €      -14.96 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Berlin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,536.17 € 2,587.93 €      +2.04 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.14 1.79      +56.54 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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