Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Leipzig 

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Consumer Prices in Leipzig are 18.62% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Leipzig are 26.02% lower than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Leipzig are 42.51% lower than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Leipzig are 34.39% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Leipzig are 32.28% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Leipzig is 3.98% lower than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Leipzig Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 € 8.00 €      -38.46 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 € 50.00 €      -37.50 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 8.00 €      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 € 3.50 €      -41.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 € 3.50 €      -50.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.98 € 2.62 €      -34.06 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.61 € 2.07 €      -20.63 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.82 € 1.73 €      -4.94 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Leipzig Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.73 € 3.28 €      -12.18 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.95 € 1.12 €      -42.78 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.00 € 0.89 €      -11.47 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.41 € 2.05 €      -14.66 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.25 € 3.43 €      +5.43 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.06 € 2.79 €      -44.91 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.67 € 4.03 €      -39.58 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.09 € 0.92 €      -15.39 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.73 € 0.63 €      -13.67 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.00 € 0.65 €      -35.19 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.38 € 1.04 €      -24.65 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.47 € 0.46 €      -2.60 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.61 € 0.44 €      -28.27 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.66 € 0.96 €      -41.95 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.52 € 0.28 €      -81.52 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 € 4.00 €      -66.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.53 € 0.64 €      -74.71 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.21 € 1.81 €      -43.64 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.85 € 6.40 €      -27.68 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Leipzig Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 € 2.70 €      -3.57 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 59.70 € 78.90 €      +32.16 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.90 € 3.50 €      -40.68 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 € 3.62 €      +125.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.00 € 25.00 €      -44.44 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.69 € 5.19 €      -8.79 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 € 25,000.00 €      0.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,272.44 € 24,000.00 €      -5.03 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Leipzig Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 87.39 € 240.18 €      +174.83 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 € 0.11 €      +51.53 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 22.66 € 33.83 €      +49.30 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Leipzig Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.18 € 25.49 €      -38.11 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.72 € 21.25 €      -20.47 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 € 10.00 €      -33.33 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Leipzig Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 325.05 € 152.69 €      -53.03 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,200.00 € 9,320.00 €      +79.23 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Leipzig Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.54 € 60.71 €      -29.02 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.20 € 33.57 €      -9.76 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 82.67 € 74.14 €      -10.31 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 121.15 € 81.67 €      -32.59 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Leipzig Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,010.00 € 519.56 €      -48.56 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 804.38 € 416.88 €      -48.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,003.70 € 1,155.56 €      -42.33 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,384.62 € 880.44 €      -36.41 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Leipzig Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 760.49 € 325.16 €      -57.24 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 435.71 € 215.22 €      -50.60 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Leipzig Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,536.17 € 1,801.69 €      -28.96 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.14 1.84      +61.09 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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