Cost of Living Comparison Between Dusseldorf and Helsinki 

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Consumer Prices in Helsinki are 2.9% higher than in Dusseldorf (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Helsinki are 1.4% higher than in Dusseldorf
Rent Prices in Helsinki are 2.7% lower than in Dusseldorf
Restaurant Prices in Helsinki are 19.7% higher than in Dusseldorf
Groceries Prices in Helsinki are 5.3% higher than in Dusseldorf
Local Purchasing Power in Helsinki is 8.1% lower than in Dusseldorf
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Restaurants
Dusseldorf Edit Helsinki Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 15.00 €      0.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 67.50 € 90.00 €      +33.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.55 € 10.00 €      +4.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 € 8.00 €      +77.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 € 8.00 €      +100.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.49 € 4.49 €      +28.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.70 € 2.69 €      -0.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.46 € 1.83 €      -25.8 %
Markets
Dusseldorf Edit Helsinki Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.03 € 4.22 €      +4.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.89 € 2.57 €      +36.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.30 € 1.16 €      -10.9 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.45 € 2.84 €      -17.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.28 € 3.54 €      -43.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.68 € 5.11 €      -23.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.51 € 9.42 €      +25.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.22 € 1.03 €      -15.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.62 € 0.79 €      +26.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.89 € 1.01 €      +13.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.44 € 1.80 €      +24.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.77 € 0.56 €      -27.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.67 € 0.82 €      +22.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.86 € 1.92 €      +2.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.90 € 1.79 €      +98.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.99 € 14.00 €      +133.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.87 € 2.65 €      +204.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.50 € 3.12 €      +107.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.20 € 10.30 €      +25.6 %
Transportation
Dusseldorf Edit Helsinki Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.10 € 3.10 €      0.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 49.00 € 67.00 €      +36.7 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.75 € 6.60 €      +38.9 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.51 € 1.93 €      -57.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 € 56.40 €      +88.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.60 € 7.23 €      +9.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,180.00 € 32,000.00 €      +17.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,056.67 € 34,060.53 €      +35.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Dusseldorf Edit Helsinki Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 303.94 € 104.86 €      -65.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 22.50 € 24.08 €      +7.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 41.02 € 18.82 €      -54.1 %
Sports And Leisure
Dusseldorf Edit Helsinki Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.25 € 41.52 €      +5.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.50 € 26.47 €      +8.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 € 17.00 €      +41.7 %
Childcare
Dusseldorf Edit Helsinki Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 490.00 € 306.42 €      -37.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,392.86 € 8,742.80 €      -54.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Dusseldorf Edit Helsinki Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 89.62 € 79.63 €      -11.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.50 € 29.41 €      -12.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 80.94 € 71.66 €      -11.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 105.62 € 92.75 €      -12.2 %
Rent Per Month
Dusseldorf Edit Helsinki Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 898.75 € 988.72 €      +10.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 778.93 € 796.17 €      +2.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,862.00 € 1,767.50 €      -5.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,433.85 € 1,284.80 €      -10.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Dusseldorf Edit Helsinki Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 608.51 € 686.10 €      +12.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 483.87 € 399.60 €      -17.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Dusseldorf Edit Helsinki Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,046.71 € 2,837.76 €      -6.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.98 3.58      -9.9 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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