Cost of Living Comparison Between Hamburg and Riga 

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Cost of Living in Riga is 25.3% lower than in Hamburg (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Riga is 32.9% lower than in Hamburg
Rent Prices in Riga are 54.4% lower than in Hamburg
Restaurant Prices in Riga are 23.2% lower than in Hamburg
Groceries Prices in Riga are 32.8% lower than in Hamburg
Local Purchasing Power in Riga is 44.6% lower than in Hamburg
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Restaurants
Hamburg Edit Riga Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 12.00 €      -20.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 € 60.00 €      -25.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 € 7.50 €      -25.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 € 4.50 €      -10.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 € 4.00 €      0.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.87 € 3.10 €      -19.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.02 € 1.49 €      -50.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.68 € 1.08 €      -59.6 %
Markets
Hamburg Edit Riga Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.31 € 4.33 €      +0.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.84 € 1.22 €      -33.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.28 € 1.21 €      -5.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.62 € 2.53 €      -30.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.78 € 4.58 €      -20.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.79 € 2.92 €      -57.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.17 € 4.70 €      -42.5 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.25 € 0.63 €      -49.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.72 € 0.76 €      +5.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.94 € 0.94 €      -0.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.69 € 1.33 €      -21.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.77 € 0.35 €      -54.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.82 € 0.44 €      -46.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.90 € 1.35 €      -28.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.92 € 0.83 €      -9.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.99 € 7.00 €      +16.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.88 € 1.63 €      +84.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.36 € 1.86 €      +36.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.20 € 4.92 €      -39.9 %
Transportation
Hamburg Edit Riga Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.38 € 1.50 €      -55.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 49.00 € 30.00 €      -38.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.60 € 2.50 €      -45.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.18 € 1.61 €      -61.5 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 36.00 € 11.00 €      -69.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.71 € 6.36 €      -5.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,500.00 € 25,245.00 €      -11.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 38,042.50 € 24,786.67 €      -34.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Hamburg Edit Riga Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 301.83 € 314.28 €      +4.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 27.74 € 18.05 €      -34.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 42.90 € 15.11 €      -64.8 %
Sports And Leisure
Hamburg Edit Riga Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.22 € 43.91 €      -2.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.40 € 24.88 €      +35.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.50 € 10.00 €      -25.9 %
Childcare
Hamburg Edit Riga Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 216.80 € 455.40 €      +110.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 28,000.00 € 12,230.77 €      -56.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Hamburg Edit Riga Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 79.44 € 79.16 €      -0.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 47.62 € 40.95 €      -14.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 96.17 € 85.56 €      -11.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 143.94 € 113.81 €      -20.9 %
Rent Per Month
Hamburg Edit Riga Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,011.60 € 498.55 €      -50.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 733.62 € 336.00 €      -54.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,870.00 € 875.00 €      -53.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,382.11 € 571.15 €      -58.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Hamburg Edit Riga Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 713.92 € 231.42 €      -67.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 478.39 € 142.12 €      -70.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Hamburg Edit Riga Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,090.31 € 1,148.81 €      -62.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.89 4.55      +17.0 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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