Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Hamburg 

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Consumer Prices in Hamburg are 8.08% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Hamburg are 7.70% lower than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Hamburg are 6.84% lower than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Hamburg are 20.44% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Hamburg are 18.41% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Hamburg is 20.06% higher than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Hamburg Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.50 € 12.00 €      -4.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 € 55.00 €      -31.25 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 8.00 €      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 € 4.00 €      -33.33 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 € 3.50 €      -50.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.92 € 2.87 €      -26.86 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.61 € 2.42 €      -7.35 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.77 € 1.96 €      +10.93 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Hamburg Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.76 € 3.61 €      -3.78 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.99 € 1.41 €      -29.28 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.99 € 0.90 €      -9.57 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.26 € 2.82 €      +24.85 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.47 € 4.00 €      +15.27 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.99 € 3.18 €      -36.30 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.69 € 5.26 €      -21.46 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.10 € 1.19 €      +7.70 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.75 € 0.78 €      +4.67 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.01 € 1.13 €      +11.65 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.40 € 0.79 €      -43.54 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.48 € 0.65 €      +35.18 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.63 € 0.70 €      +10.60 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.63 € 0.99 €      -38.82 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.55 € 0.61 €      -60.38 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 € 5.00 €      -58.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.43 € 0.68 €      -71.78 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.95 € 1.32 €      -55.32 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.95 € 7.00 €      -21.79 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Hamburg Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 € 3.30 €      +17.86 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 59.95 € 90.00 €      +50.13 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.90 € 3.50 €      -40.68 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 € 3.07 €      +91.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.00 € 30.00 €      -33.33 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.88 € 5.28 €      -10.25 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 € 23,752.50 €      -4.99 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,787.11 € 27,284.29 €      +5.81 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Hamburg Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 95.66 € 232.80 €      +143.35 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 € 0.10 €      +40.51 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 21.76 € 31.77 €      +46.00 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Hamburg Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.40 € 34.81 €      -15.92 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.42 € 17.78 €      -32.70 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 € 12.00 €      -20.00 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Hamburg Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 330.44 € 432.50 €      +30.89 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,200.00 € 22,300.00 €      +328.85 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Hamburg Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.24 € 76.13 €      -10.69 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.74 € 32.14 €      -12.53 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.23 € 83.45 €      -0.92 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 121.39 € 133.36 €      +9.86 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Hamburg Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,007.81 € 944.08 €      -6.32 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 793.12 € 672.67 €      -15.19 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,956.67 € 1,827.04 €      -6.62 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,363.33 € 1,325.00 €      -2.81 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Hamburg Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 797.85 € 720.74 €      -9.66 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 441.66 € 435.58 €      -1.38 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Hamburg Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,481.58 € 2,749.98 €      +10.82 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.15 1.66      +44.55 %
Last update: September 2021September 2021
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