Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Dresden 

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Consumer Prices in Dresden are 18.58% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dresden are 26.42% lower than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Dresden are 43.96% lower than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Dresden are 27.61% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Dresden are 29.94% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Dresden is 32.72% higher than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Dresden Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 € 10.00 €      -16.67 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 € 49.00 €      -38.75 %
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) 3.92 € 2.72 €      -30.53 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.65 € 2.86 €      +7.94 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.78 € 2.35 €      +32.13 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Dresden Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.85 € 3.34 €      -13.34 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.04 € 1.00 €      -50.91 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.97 € 1.08 €      +11.77 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.35 € 2.18 €      -7.18 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.49 € 4.19 €      +20.25 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.94 € 3.04 €      -38.40 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.97 € 4.42 €      -36.64 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.12 € 0.90 €      -19.24 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 € 0.76 €      +2.37 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.04 € 0.73 €      -30.25 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.47 € 0.59 €      -59.64 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.52 € 0.45 €      -12.97 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.66 € 0.52 €      -21.46 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.73 € 1.06 €      -38.82 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.60 € 0.47 €      -70.57 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 € 5.99 €      -50.08 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.64 € 0.62 €      -76.52 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.88 € 1.29 €      -55.08 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.00 € 7.00 €      -22.22 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Dresden Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 € 2.50 €      -10.71 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 € 61.50 €      +2.50 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.90 € 3.90 €      -33.90 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.93 € 3.54 €      +83.33 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 48.70 € 24.00 €      -50.72 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.12 € 5.36 €      -12.43 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,354.00 € 19,300.00 €      -26.77 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,642.67 € 20,631.33 €      -22.56 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Dresden Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 100.79 € 276.24 €      +174.08 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.08 € 0.09 €      +15.68 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 22.91 € 35.00 €      +52.77 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Dresden Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.06 € 27.22 €      -33.71 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.95 € 17.20 €      -38.47 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 € 10.00 €      -33.33 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Dresden Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 316.31 € 167.50 €      -47.05 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,200.00 € 8,950.00 €      +72.12 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Dresden Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 86.55 € 74.86 €      -13.51 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.46 € 38.17 €      +4.69 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.41 € 79.88 €      +0.59 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 124.96 € 92.50 €      -25.98 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Dresden Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,014.55 € 523.08 €      -48.44 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 787.10 € 432.50 €      -45.05 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,070.69 € 1,172.22 €      -43.39 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,412.07 € 842.00 €      -40.37 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Dresden Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 819.88 € 339.09 €      -58.64 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 443.37 € 237.83 €      -46.36 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Dresden Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,512.75 € 2,453.85 €      -2.34 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.18 1.98      +68.00 %
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