Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Dresden 

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Consumer Prices in Dresden are 8.9% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dresden are 13.4% lower than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Dresden are 26.0% lower than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Dresden are 25.9% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Dresden are 11.4% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Dresden is 9.7% 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) 4.49 € 3.32 €      -25.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.70 € 2.56 €      -5.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.83 € 2.50 €      +36.3 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Dresden Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.27 € 4.03 €      -5.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.60 € 1.59 €      -38.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.16 € 1.23 €      +6.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.89 € 3.28 €      +13.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.55 € 5.24 €      +47.4 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.15 € 6.69 €      +29.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.49 € 6.80 €      -28.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.03 € 1.16 €      +12.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.79 € 0.61 €      -22.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.01 € 0.92 €      -8.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.80 € 1.35 €      -24.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.56 € 0.63 €      +12.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.80 € 0.70 €      -13.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.92 € 1.88 €      -2.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 € 0.78 €      -56.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.45 € 5.99 €      -58.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.65 € 0.81 €      -69.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.12 € 1.49 €      -52.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.30 € 8.20 €      -20.4 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Dresden Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.10 € 3.00 €      -3.2 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 67.00 € 67.00 €      0.0 %
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 € 6.74 €      -6.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,000.00 € 27,180.00 €      -15.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,060.53 € 27,216.67 €      -20.1 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Dresden Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 106.27 € 291.18 €      +174.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 24.21 € 22.83 €      -5.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.19 € 46.40 €      +141.8 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Dresden Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.52 € 29.82 €      -28.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.18 € 15.00 €      -42.7 %
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 306.42 € 260.00 €      -15.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,742.80 € 9,875.00 €      +13.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Dresden Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 79.63 € 79.44 €      -0.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.41 € 38.33 €      +30.3 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.66 € 85.00 €      +18.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 92.75 € 117.50 €      +26.7 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Dresden Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,000.09 € 798.33 €      -20.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 802.97 € 528.09 €      -34.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,767.50 € 1,327.78 €      -24.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,284.80 € 937.50 €      -27.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Dresden Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 686.10 € 395.69 €      -42.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 399.60 € 353.03 €      -11.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Dresden Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,817.46 € 2,676.05 €      -5.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.58 3.98      +11.1 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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