Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Frankfurt 

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Cost of Living in Frankfurt is 5.4% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Frankfurt is 0.5% lower than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Frankfurt are 13.3% higher than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Frankfurt are 11.5% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Frankfurt are 11.1% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Frankfurt is 32.5% higher than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Frankfurt Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 17.00 €      +13.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 € 70.00 €      -22.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 € 9.00 €      -10.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 € 4.70 €      -41.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 € 4.00 €      -50.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.46 € 3.46 €      -22.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.64 € 2.69 €      +1.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.81 € 2.53 €      +39.7 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Frankfurt Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.43 € 4.14 €      -6.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.57 € 1.78 €      -30.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.17 € 1.24 €      +6.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.95 € 3.40 €      +15.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.52 € 5.68 €      +61.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.28 € 5.95 €      +12.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.58 € 6.96 €      -27.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.03 € 1.21 €      +17.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.79 € 0.61 €      -22.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.98 € 0.91 €      -6.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.78 € 1.40 €      -21.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 € 0.64 €      +17.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.82 € 0.69 €      -16.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.94 € 1.81 €      -6.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.80 € 0.76 €      -57.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 € 5.99 €      -57.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.68 € 0.86 €      -68.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.19 € 1.52 €      -52.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.20 € 8.20 €      -19.6 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Frankfurt Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 € 3.40 €      +13.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 66.60 € 49.00 €      -26.4 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.60 € 4.00 €      -39.4 %
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) 7.23 € 6.65 €      -8.0 %
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 € 24,790.00 €      -26.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Frankfurt Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 110.73 € 297.17 €      +168.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 24.31 € 22.55 €      -7.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.37 € 41.57 €      +114.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Frankfurt Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.69 € 46.09 €      +10.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.06 € 15.88 €      -41.3 %
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 308.71 € 460.00 €      +49.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,365.60 € 13,533.33 €      +61.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Frankfurt Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 86.48 € 66.15 €      -23.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.41 € 28.41 €      -6.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.04 € 80.93 €      +10.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.17 € 111.79 €      +17.5 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Frankfurt Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,013.59 € 1,185.33 €      +16.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 810.88 € 842.70 €      +3.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,794.63 € 2,099.81 €      +17.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,323.85 € 1,471.74 €      +11.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Frankfurt Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 704.79 € 676.84 €      -4.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 407.19 € 404.56 €      -0.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Frankfurt Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,728.81 € 3,598.22 €      +31.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.86 3.84      -0.6 %
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