Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Hamburg 

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Consumer Prices in Hamburg are 1.93% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Hamburg are 0.00% lower than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Hamburg are 4.62% higher than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Hamburg are 17.83% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Hamburg are 11.75% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Hamburg is 13.42% higher than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Hamburg Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 € 12.50 €      -3.85 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 € 60.00 €      -25.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 € 9.00 €      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 € 4.20 €      -40.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 € 3.70 €      -53.75 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.03 € 3.26 €      -19.22 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.68 € 2.43 €      -9.54 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.75 € 1.94 €      +11.02 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Hamburg Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.73 € 4.12 €      +10.60 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.04 € 2.18 €      +7.24 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.00 € 0.95 €      -4.84 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.29 € 3.57 €      +55.82 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.26 € 5.07 €      +55.49 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.74 € 3.65 €      -23.06 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.28 € 6.18 €      -25.33 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.04 € 1.29 €      +24.33 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 € 0.80 €      +7.82 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.98 € 0.99 €      +1.15 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.55 € 0.88 €      -42.98 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.49 € 0.63 €      +28.25 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.63 € 0.42 €      -32.65 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.88 € 1.14 €      -39.04 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.63 € 0.79 €      -51.60 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 € 7.00 €      -41.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.61 € 0.69 €      -73.71 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.88 € 1.33 €      -53.59 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.50 € 7.00 €      -26.32 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Hamburg Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 € 3.23 €      +15.36 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 € 92.00 €      +41.54 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.90 € 4.00 €      -42.03 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.01 € 3.15 €      +56.80 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 53.40 € 33.90 €      -36.52 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.45 € 8.03 €      -4.98 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 € 26,460.00 €      -11.80 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,500.00 € 30,123.33 €      -1.23 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Hamburg Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 104.49 € 272.49 €      +160.79 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.08 € 0.11 €      +40.98 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 21.77 € 36.75 €      +68.81 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Hamburg Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.48 € 52.25 €      +39.42 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 35.27 € 25.55 €      -27.54 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 € 15.00 €      0.00 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Hamburg Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 404.38 € 622.86 €      +54.03 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,200.00 € 23,428.57 €      +350.55 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Hamburg Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 90.38 € 86.35 €      -4.46 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.53 € 42.80 €      +8.28 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 80.56 € 101.67 €      +26.20 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 128.25 € 144.06 €      +12.33 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Hamburg Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,018.18 € 1,100.00 €      +8.04 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 802.65 € 797.06 €      -0.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,002.94 € 2,081.25 €      +3.91 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,375.00 € 1,460.71 €      +6.23 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Hamburg Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 797.57 € 781.93 €      -1.96 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 418.58 € 534.19 €      +27.62 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Hamburg Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,652.72 € 3,008.64 €      +13.42 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.24 1.81      +46.79 %
Last update: October 2022October 2022
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