Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Berlin 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Berlin are 11.12% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Rent Prices in Berlin are 9.95% lower than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 32.19% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 14.76% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 4.89% higher than in Helsinki
Currency: Sticky Currency      Switch to metric measurement units
Restaurants
Helsinki[ Edit ] Berlin[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 € 9.00 €      -30.77 %
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 € 2.87 €      -27.80 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.76 € 1.92 €      -30.51 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.80 € 1.66 €      -8.08 %
Markets
Helsinki[ Edit ] Berlin[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.63 € 3.53 €      -2.63 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.96 € 1.24 €      -36.91 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.03 € 0.88 €      -13.93 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.37 € 2.18 €      -7.88 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.96 € 4.27 €      +44.56 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.72 € 3.12 €      -33.94 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.67 € 5.21 €      -22.00 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.05 € 1.10 €      +4.99 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.72 € 0.69 €      -3.16 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.96 € 1.10 €      +15.21 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.21 € 1.17 €      -3.71 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.45 € 0.68 €      +49.98 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.60 € 0.68 €      +12.62 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.61 € 1.09 €      -31.82 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.47 € 0.55 €      -62.60 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 € 6.00 €      -50.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.78 € 0.95 €      -65.82 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.10 € 1.54 €      -50.48 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 € 7.00 €      -12.50 %
Transportation
Helsinki[ Edit ] Berlin[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 € 2.90 €      +3.57 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 59.70 € 83.00 €      +39.03 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.50 € 3.90 €      -40.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 € 3.70 €      +130.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 46.02 € 30.00 €      -34.81 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.75 € 5.25 €      -8.67 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 € 20,000.00 €      -16.67 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,239.30 € 22,374.08 €      -11.35 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki[ Edit ] Berlin[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 90.96 € 213.87 €      +135.12 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 € 0.10 €      +47.57 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 21.55 € 32.00 €      +48.48 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki[ Edit ] Berlin[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.36 € 29.48 €      -25.10 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.20 € 20.06 €      -23.44 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 € 11.15 €      -25.67 %
Childcare
Helsinki[ Edit ] Berlin[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 338.64 € 129.25 €      -61.83 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 6,542.86 € 8,288.42 €      +26.68 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki[ Edit ] Berlin[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 84.21 € 83.71 €      -0.60 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.73 € 33.01 €      -7.61 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 85.88 € 85.63 €      -0.29 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 121.87 € 106.86 €      -12.32 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki[ Edit ] Berlin[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 976.67 € 898.40 €      -8.01 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 771.02 € 660.31 €      -14.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,889.74 € 1,705.27 €      -9.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,339.47 € 1,217.65 €      -9.10 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki[ Edit ] Berlin[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 755.44 € 528.40 €      -30.05 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 425.62 € 336.12 €      -21.03 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki[ Edit ] Berlin[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,576.76 € 2,411.88 €      -6.40 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.21 1.81      +49.36 %
Last update: November 2020November 2020
Contributors in the past 12 months:272677