Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Hamburg 

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Consumer Prices in Hamburg are 0.2% higher than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Hamburg are 0.7% higher than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Hamburg are 2.2% higher than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Hamburg are 9.5% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Hamburg are 6.2% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Hamburg is 5.5% higher than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Hamburg Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 15.00 €      0.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 € 80.00 €      -11.1 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 € 10.00 €      0.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 € 4.90 €      -38.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 € 4.00 €      -50.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.50 € 3.81 €      -15.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.58 € 2.94 €      +13.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.81 € 2.50 €      +38.7 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Hamburg Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.36 € 4.78 €      +9.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.59 € 1.82 €      -29.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.12 € 1.33 €      +19.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.86 € 3.75 €      +30.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.58 € 5.14 €      +43.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.02 € 7.02 €      +39.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.30 € 7.52 €      -19.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.09 € 1.18 €      +8.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.77 € 0.68 €      -11.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.02 € 0.91 €      -11.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.76 € 1.20 €      -31.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.57 € 0.79 €      +38.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.81 € 0.92 €      +13.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.95 € 1.92 €      -1.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.73 € 0.88 €      -49.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.95 € 5.00 €      -66.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.70 € 0.94 €      -65.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.21 € 1.51 €      -53.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.30 € 8.15 €      -20.9 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Hamburg Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.10 € 3.35 €      +8.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 € 49.00 €      -30.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.90 € 4.60 €      -33.3 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.97 € 4.18 €      +112.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.40 € 36.00 €      -36.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.28 € 6.71 €      -7.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,245.00 € 28,000.00 €      -13.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,661.67 € 39,056.67 €      +12.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Hamburg Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 109.51 € 290.85 €      +165.6 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 24.23 € 25.18 €      +3.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.07 € 42.56 €      +123.2 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Hamburg Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.77 € 45.42 €      +8.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.47 € 18.22 €      -31.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.00 € 13.50 €      -20.6 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Hamburg Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 317.46 € 201.00 €      -36.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,742.80 € 26,571.43 €      +203.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Hamburg Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 77.29 € 82.56 €      +6.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.03 € 45.21 €      +55.7 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 70.85 € 94.18 €      +32.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 90.46 € 141.53 €      +56.5 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Hamburg Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 975.80 € 970.68 €      -0.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 797.90 € 728.92 €      -8.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,746.48 € 1,854.58 €      +6.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,285.93 € 1,356.96 €      +5.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Hamburg Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 683.62 € 756.22 €      +10.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 400.80 € 475.27 €      +18.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Hamburg Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,838.87 € 3,016.43 €      +6.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.37 3.95      +17.5 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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