Cost of Living Comparison Between Dusseldorf and Helsinki 

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Consumer Prices in Helsinki are 12.94% higher than in Dusseldorf (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Helsinki are 17.38% higher than in Dusseldorf
Rent Prices in Helsinki are 28.84% higher than in Dusseldorf
Restaurant Prices in Helsinki are 23.65% higher than in Dusseldorf
Groceries Prices in Helsinki are 34.07% higher than in Dusseldorf
Local Purchasing Power in Helsinki is 7.53% lower than in Dusseldorf
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Restaurants
Dusseldorf Edit Helsinki Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 € 12.00 €      +20.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 € 72.00 €      +20.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 8.00 €      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 € 6.50 €      +62.50 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 € 7.00 €      +133.33 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.94 € 4.03 €      +37.07 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.42 € 2.61 €      +8.00 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.84 € 1.77 €      -3.90 %
Markets
Dusseldorf Edit Helsinki Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.99 € 3.67 €      +22.80 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.04 € 1.95 €      +88.27 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.89 € 1.02 €      +15.24 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.25 € 2.45 €      +8.75 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.49 € 3.24 €      -7.14 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.25 € 4.90 €      +50.88 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.60 € 6.62 €      +44.02 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.96 € 1.12 €      +17.20 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 € 0.72 €      -1.88 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.77 € 0.98 €      +27.10 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.05 € 1.30 €      +24.02 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.50 € 0.47 €      -5.45 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.48 € 0.60 €      +23.52 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.07 € 1.65 €      +53.71 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.44 € 1.50 €      +239.19 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 € 12.00 €      +140.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.90 € 2.60 €      +187.29 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.43 € 2.90 €      +103.86 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 € 8.30 €      +18.57 %
Transportation
Dusseldorf Edit Helsinki Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.90 € 2.80 €      -3.45 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 78.00 € 59.70 €      -23.46 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.80 € 5.90 €      +22.92 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.54 € 1.61 €      -54.55 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.80 € 45.00 €      +29.31 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.09 € 5.64 €      +10.93 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 € 25,000.00 €      +4.17 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,464.00 € 25,488.32 €      +30.95 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Dusseldorf Edit Helsinki Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 218.64 € 89.33 €      -59.14 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 € 0.07 €      -30.09 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 33.33 € 21.83 €      -34.52 %
Sports And Leisure
Dusseldorf Edit Helsinki Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 27.81 € 39.85 €      +43.28 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.62 € 26.50 €      +22.54 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 € 15.00 €      +15.38 %
Childcare
Dusseldorf Edit Helsinki Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 406.00 € 328.23 €      -19.16 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,633.33 € 6,350.00 €      -65.92 %
Clothing And Shoes
Dusseldorf Edit Helsinki Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 72.50 € 85.89 €      +18.47 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.41 € 36.13 €      +18.82 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.07 € 84.69 €      +19.17 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 103.08 € 121.63 €      +18.00 %
Rent Per Month
Dusseldorf Edit Helsinki Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 755.45 € 968.72 €      +28.23 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 590.22 € 774.76 €      +31.27 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,455.56 € 1,890.32 €      +29.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,088.24 € 1,377.42 €      +26.57 %
Buy Apartment Price
Dusseldorf Edit Helsinki Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 493.54 € 755.09 €      +52.99 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 345.78 € 441.13 €      +27.57 %
Salaries And Financing
Dusseldorf Edit Helsinki Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,402.94 € 2,608.33 €      +8.55 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.77 1.10      -37.77 %
Last update: February 2021February 2021
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