Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Berlin 

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 5.18% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 0.86% higher than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Berlin are 15.37% higher than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 19.12% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 10.65% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 18.46% higher than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Berlin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 € 12.00 €      -7.69 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 € 60.00 €      -25.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 € 9.00 €      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 € 4.00 €      -42.86 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 € 4.00 €      -50.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.03 € 3.21 €      -20.47 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.68 € 2.41 €      -10.20 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.75 € 1.82 €      +3.73 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Berlin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.73 € 4.00 €      +7.25 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.04 € 1.40 €      -31.49 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.00 € 1.03 €      +2.84 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.29 € 2.75 €      +19.81 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.26 € 5.48 €      +68.22 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.74 € 4.09 €      -13.83 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.28 € 5.71 €      -31.03 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.04 € 1.14 €      +10.16 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 € 0.80 €      +7.51 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.98 € 1.09 €      +10.95 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.55 € 1.38 €      -10.92 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.49 € 0.86 €      +77.03 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.63 € 0.64 €      +1.67 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.88 € 1.31 €      -30.18 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.63 € 0.61 €      -62.47 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 € 5.00 €      -58.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.61 € 1.08 €      -58.63 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.88 € 1.60 €      -44.42 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.50 € 8.00 €      -15.79 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Berlin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 € 3.00 €      +7.14 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 € 85.00 €      +30.77 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.90 € 4.00 €      -42.03 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.01 € 3.46 €      +72.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 53.40 € 33.00 €      -38.20 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.45 € 7.86 €      -7.01 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 € 26,000.00 €      -13.33 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,500.00 € 27,022.38 €      -11.40 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Berlin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 104.49 € 288.46 €      +176.06 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.08 € 0.11 €      +34.71 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 21.77 € 37.92 €      +74.18 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Berlin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.48 € 35.65 €      -4.86 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 35.27 € 18.42 €      -47.76 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 € 12.00 €      -20.00 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Berlin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 404.38 € 157.62 €      -61.02 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,200.00 € 8,088.89 €      +55.56 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Berlin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 90.38 € 79.79 €      -11.72 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.53 € 35.18 €      -10.99 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 80.56 € 82.29 €      +2.15 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 128.25 € 100.77 €      -21.43 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Berlin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,018.18 € 1,229.27 €      +20.73 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 802.65 € 902.87 €      +12.49 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,002.94 € 2,215.28 €      +10.60 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,375.00 € 1,650.53 €      +20.04 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Berlin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 797.57 € 754.17 €      -5.44 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 418.58 € 497.24 €      +18.79 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Berlin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,663.32 € 3,182.10 €      +19.48 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.24 2.09      +69.01 %
Last update: October 2022October 2022
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