Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Frankfurt 

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Cost of Living in Frankfurt is 4.8% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Frankfurt is 0.9% higher than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Frankfurt are 16.7% higher than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Frankfurt are 9.0% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Frankfurt are 10.3% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Frankfurt is 28.8% higher than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Frankfurt Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 18.00 €      +20.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 € 70.00 €      -22.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 € 9.50 €      -5.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 € 4.85 €      -39.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 € 4.00 €      -50.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.48 € 3.47 €      -22.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.68 € 2.66 €      -0.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.79 € 2.57 €      +44.1 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Frankfurt Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.45 € 4.08 €      -8.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.57 € 1.79 €      -30.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.17 € 1.24 €      +5.9 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.90 € 3.40 €      +17.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.55 € 5.72 €      +61.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.23 € 5.95 €      +13.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.43 € 6.96 €      -26.2 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.03 € 1.23 €      +19.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.80 € 0.61 €      -23.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.97 € 0.92 €      -5.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.75 € 1.44 €      -17.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.54 € 0.64 €      +19.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.81 € 0.69 €      -14.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.94 € 1.81 €      -6.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 € 0.78 €      -56.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 € 5.99 €      -57.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.63 € 0.86 €      -67.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.09 € 1.52 €      -50.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.40 € 8.20 €      -21.2 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Frankfurt Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.95 € 3.40 €      +15.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 66.60 € 49.00 €      -26.4 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.75 € 4.00 €      -40.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.93 € 3.54 €      +83.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.40 € 27.50 €      -51.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.19 € 6.65 €      -7.5 %
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 € 25,148.00 €      -25.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Frankfurt Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 110.73 € 290.63 €      +162.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 24.49 € 22.33 €      -8.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.23 € 41.17 €      +114.0 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Frankfurt Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.36 € 43.59 €      +0.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.71 € 15.88 €      -35.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.00 € 13.00 €      -23.5 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Frankfurt Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 311.23 € 503.75 €      +61.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,365.60 € 11,783.33 €      +40.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Frankfurt Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 86.48 € 67.05 €      -22.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.41 € 27.87 €      -8.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.53 € 82.03 €      +11.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.17 € 110.24 €      +15.8 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Frankfurt Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,009.81 € 1,215.13 €      +20.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 797.24 € 858.47 €      +7.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,775.19 € 2,144.00 €      +20.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,308.80 € 1,488.64 €      +13.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Frankfurt Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 701.93 € 643.18 €      -8.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 401.78 € 413.20 €      +2.8 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Frankfurt Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,710.08 € 3,519.81 €      +29.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.82 3.88      +1.5 %
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