Cost of Living Comparison Between Dusseldorf and Helsinki 

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Consumer Prices in Helsinki are 13.28% higher than in Dusseldorf (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Helsinki are 12.39% higher than in Dusseldorf
Rent Prices in Helsinki are 10.38% higher than in Dusseldorf
Restaurant Prices in Helsinki are 34.73% higher than in Dusseldorf
Groceries Prices in Helsinki are 22.03% higher than in Dusseldorf
Local Purchasing Power in Helsinki is 27.16% lower than in Dusseldorf
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Restaurants
Dusseldorf Edit Helsinki Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 € 12.00 €      +9.09 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 € 83.00 €      +66.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 9.00 €      +12.50 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.80 € 7.00 €      +45.83 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 € 8.00 €      +100.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.14 € 4.03 €      +28.57 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.88 € 2.59 €      -10.00 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.45 € 1.64 €      -33.38 %
Markets
Dusseldorf Edit Helsinki Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.66 € 3.66 €      -0.01 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.89 € 2.16 €      +14.37 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.71 € 0.98 €      +38.61 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.41 € 2.30 €      -4.61 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.41 € 3.38 €      -37.63 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.31 € 4.94 €      +49.17 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.65 € 7.21 €      +8.31 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.05 € 1.06 €      +0.69 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.72 € 0.77 €      +6.09 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.92 € 1.02 €      +11.24 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.50 € 1.61 €      +219.58 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.68 € 0.48 €      -30.15 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.40 € 0.62 €      +53.81 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.35 € 1.90 €      +40.78 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.53 € 1.64 €      +207.67 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 € 12.00 €      +140.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.53 € 2.63 €      +393.77 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.43 € 2.81 €      +96.81 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 € 9.50 €      +35.71 %
Transportation
Dusseldorf Edit Helsinki Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 € 2.80 €      -6.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 € 65.00 €      -18.75 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 € 6.45 €      +43.33 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.54 € 1.93 €      -45.45 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.80 € 49.20 €      +41.38 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.33 € 8.29 €      -0.54 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 € 30,000.00 €      +20.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,560.00 € 28,409.00 €      +38.18 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Dusseldorf Edit Helsinki Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 227.37 € 100.00 €      -56.02 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 € 0.08 €      -23.99 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.78 € 21.04 €      -26.89 %
Sports And Leisure
Dusseldorf Edit Helsinki Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.88 € 35.95 €      +9.34 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.14 € 37.08 €      +75.39 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 € 15.00 €      +7.14 %
Childcare
Dusseldorf Edit Helsinki Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 340.00 € 397.50 €      +16.91 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,960.00 € 5,200.00 €      -71.05 %
Clothing And Shoes
Dusseldorf Edit Helsinki Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 82.00 € 89.58 €      +9.25 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 26.86 € 40.50 €      +50.77 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.73 € 76.54 €      -0.25 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 97.50 € 134.08 €      +37.52 %
Rent Per Month
Dusseldorf Edit Helsinki Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 945.83 € 1,047.92 €      +10.79 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 720.77 € 829.20 €      +15.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,863.33 € 2,053.57 €      +10.21 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,338.00 € 1,396.67 €      +4.38 %
Buy Apartment Price
Dusseldorf Edit Helsinki Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 616.87 € 845.41 €      +37.05 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 505.16 € 436.06 €      -13.68 %
Salaries And Financing
Dusseldorf Edit Helsinki Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,131.67 € 2,563.80 €      -18.13 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.15 1.20      +4.28 %
Last update: May 2022May 2022
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