Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Dresden 

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Cost of Living in Dresden is 8.3% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Dresden is 13.4% lower than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Dresden are 27.6% lower than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Dresden are 25.6% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Dresden are 10.8% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Dresden is 13.3% higher than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Dresden Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 12.00 €      -20.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 € 60.00 €      -33.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 € 10.00 €      0.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 € 4.50 €      -43.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 € 4.00 €      -50.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.46 € 3.40 €      -23.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.64 € 2.75 €      +4.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.81 € 2.50 €      +38.0 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Dresden Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.43 € 4.02 €      -9.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.55 € 1.60 €      -37.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.17 € 1.23 €      +5.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.88 € 3.28 €      +13.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.55 € 5.29 €      +49.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.22 € 6.69 €      +28.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.64 € 6.90 €      -28.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.02 € 1.17 €      +14.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.80 € 0.61 €      -23.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.96 € 0.92 €      -4.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.77 € 1.37 €      -22.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.54 € 0.66 €      +22.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.82 € 0.70 €      -14.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.94 € 1.88 €      -3.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 € 0.78 €      -56.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 € 5.99 €      -57.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.62 € 0.81 €      -69.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.13 € 1.52 €      -51.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.30 € 8.20 €      -20.4 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Dresden Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 € 3.00 €      0.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 66.60 € 58.50 €      -12.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.60 € 4.00 €      -39.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.93 € 3.86 €      +100.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.40 € 30.00 €      -46.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.23 € 6.79 €      -6.1 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,245.00 € 27,180.00 €      -15.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,916.11 € 27,216.67 €      -19.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Dresden Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 110.73 € 280.55 €      +153.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 24.31 € 31.64 €      +30.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.37 € 46.40 €      +139.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Dresden Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.69 € 29.82 €      -28.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.29 € 15.00 €      -40.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.00 € 10.00 €      -41.2 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Dresden Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 308.71 € 260.00 €      -15.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,365.60 € 9,875.00 €      +18.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Dresden Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 86.48 € 79.44 €      -8.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.41 € 38.33 €      +26.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.04 € 86.88 €      +18.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.17 € 121.25 €      +27.4 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Dresden Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,013.59 € 783.08 €      -22.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 810.88 € 528.09 €      -34.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,794.63 € 1,327.78 €      -26.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,323.85 € 937.50 €      -29.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Dresden Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 704.79 € 395.69 €      -43.9 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 407.19 € 353.03 €      -13.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Dresden Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,728.81 € 2,675.91 €      -1.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.86 3.98      +3.1 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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