Historical Prices in Helsinki

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Restaurants

Year
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
Meal for 2 People,
Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
McMeal at McDonalds
(or Equivalent Combo Meal)
2023 15.00 90.00 10.00
2022 13.00 80.00 9.50
2021 12.00 89.00 8.97
2020 13.00 72.00 8.00
2019 12.00 70.00 8.00
2018 12.00 70.00 8.00
2017 12.00 70.00 7.00
2016 12.00 70.00 7.00
2015 12.00 70.00 7.00
2014 12.00 67.50 7.00
2013 10.00 60.00 7.50
2012 10.50 70.00 8.00
2011 9.50 55.00 7.65
2010 8.00 30.00 -
Year
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter draught)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
Coke/Pepsi
(0.33 liter bottle)
Water
(0.33 liter bottle)
Cappuccino
(regular)
2023 8.00 8.00 2.70 1.85 4.60
2022 7.75 7.50 2.50 1.80 4.17
2021 6.25 7.00 2.63 1.74 3.74
2020 6.00 7.00 2.61 1.73 3.98
2019 6.50 6.90 2.76 1.83 3.97
2018 7.00 7.00 2.37 2.23 3.75
2017 6.00 6.00 2.16 1.52 3.65
2016 6.00 6.00 2.30 1.48 3.55
2015 6.00 6.00 2.48 1.81 3.23
2014 5.50 5.00 2.28 1.57 3.38
2013 5.24 6.00 2.38 1.98 3.32
2012 5.50 6.00 2.21 1.62 3.20
2011 5.00 7.15 2.00 1.60 3.78
2010 5.50 - 1.70 1.10 -

Markets

Year
Milk
(regular),
(1 liter)
Loaf of Fresh White Bread
(500g)
Eggs
(regular)
(12)
Water
(1.5 liter bottle)
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter bottle)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
2023 1.12 2.79 3.08 1.79 2.84 3.44
2022 1.00 2.13 2.35 1.60 2.75 2.99
2021 1.01 2.27 2.40 1.72 2.76 3.02
2020 0.95 2.17 2.37 1.46 2.51 2.91
2019 1.01 2.64 2.20 1.55 2.55 3.03
2018 0.93 1.94 2.00 1.56 2.16 2.97
2017 0.96 1.90 1.93 1.49 2.55 2.82
2016 0.96 1.72 2.01 1.34 2.32 2.46
2015 0.95 2.15 1.83 1.60 2.46 2.79
2014 1.06 2.67 2.43 2.13 2.82 2.85
2013 1.16 1.93 2.43 1.93 2.67 3.00
2012 0.92 2.05 2.20 1.25 2.43 2.43
2011 0.93 1.65 1.40 1.75 2.67 1.87
2010 1.20 2.00 - - - -
Year
Apples
(1kg)
Oranges
(1kg)
Potato
(1kg)
Lettuce
(1 head)
Rice
(white),
(1kg)
Tomato
(1kg)
Banana
(1kg)
Onion
(1kg)
2023 2.34 2.15 1.25 2.04 2.55 3.98 1.69 1.76
2022 2.02 1.91 0.93 1.78 2.18 3.63 1.59 1.30
2021 2.52 2.46 1.22 1.85 2.11 3.73 1.66 1.45
2020 2.41 2.14 1.02 1.56 2.19 2.59 1.60 1.35
2019 1.89 1.77 0.93 1.98 2.16 3.10 1.63 1.35
2018 2.28 - 0.92 2.74 2.12 2.58 1.58 1.21
2017 2.21 1.82 0.88 1.86 1.79 3.06 1.58 1.20
2016 1.90 1.71 1.00 1.87 2.08 2.91 1.62 1.21
2015 2.07 1.78 0.94 1.75 2.32 2.97 1.67 1.44
2014 2.36 1.76 1.05 2.09 2.24 3.17 - -
2013 2.55 2.50 1.12 1.60 1.78 2.88 - -
2012 2.25 2.29 0.89 1.35 2.07 2.62 - -
2011 2.00 1.30 0.60 1.00 - - - -
2010 - - - - - - - -
Year
Local Cheese
(1kg)
Bottle of Wine
(Mid-Range)
Cigarettes 20 Pack
(Marlboro)
Chicken Fillets
(1kg)
Beef Round
(1kg)
(or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
2023 7.99 14.95 10.40 11.30 21.14
2022 6.59 12.00 9.50 9.76 17.24
2021 8.84 12.50 9.20 11.25 15.93
2020 6.52 12.00 8.30 10.58 15.28
2019 7.70 14.50 8.00 9.51 13.57
2018 7.12 11.50 7.10 9.57 12.17
2017 6.23 11.50 6.50 9.36 14.45
2016 6.78 10.00 6.00 10.92 16.54
2015 7.32 10.00 6.00 10.46 17.61
2014 8.61 12.00 5.60 11.92 -
2013 8.33 11.00 5.50 11.00 -
2012 7.58 10.50 5.10 12.98 -
2011 6.39 10.00 5.00 7.50 -
2010 7.00 10.00 - 9.34 -

Rent Per Month

Year
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
in City Centre
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
Outside of Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
in City Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
Outside of Centre
2023 981.71 802.07 1777.00 1287.31
2022 1002.50 792.72 1924.71 1368.75
2021 1029.60 808.08 2056.67 1386.67
2020 959.94 766.93 1928.12 1387.88
2019 1006.77 772.06 1862.77 1281.33
2018 912.04 741.17 1659.38 1187.27
2017 964.78 735.57 1764.58 1231.25
2016 919.92 703.84 1835.19 1330.80
2015 922.93 692.59 1834.78 1319.13
2014 957.14 714.17 1722.22 1143.75
2013 923.33 757.27 1933.33 1288.89
2012 995.08 726.67 1683.33 1083.33
2011 926.00 624.00 1500.00 933.33
2010 790.00 769.01 2300.00 1495.00

Buy Apartment Price

Year
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
in City Centre
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
Outside of Centre
2023 7245.64 4400.14
2022 7024.62 4141.67
2021 9011.11 4500.00
2020 8063.16 4680.77
2019 7463.06 4154.92
2018 7511.54 4270.83
2017 6903.00 3911.11
2016 6308.70 3866.67
2015 6205.56 3584.71
2014 6037.83 3733.33
2013 6000.00 3660.00
2012 5386.60 3266.67
2011 5333.33 3633.33
2010 6389.90 3949.00

Salaries And Financing

Year
Average Monthly Net Salary
(After Tax)
2023 2843.89
2022 2914.76
2021 2629.93
2020 2586.10
2019 2427.35
2018 2373.53
2017 2482.61
2016 2419.92
2015 2426.54
2014 2175.00
2013 2388.89
2012 2205.56
2011 2464.50
2010 1846.50

Transportation

Year
One-way Ticket
(Local Transport)
Gasoline
(1 liter)
2023 3.10 1.93
2022 2.80 2.10
2021 2.80 1.72
2020 2.80 1.51
2019 2.80 1.55
2018 2.90 1.52
2017 3.00 1.48
2016 3.20 1.39
2015 3.00 1.48
2014 3.00 1.63
2013 2.80 1.65
2012 2.70 1.69
2011 2.50 1.57
2010 2.50 1.49
Year
Monthly Pass
(Regular Price)
2023 70.60
2022 65.00
2021 60.00
2020 59.70
2019 59.70
2018 54.70
2017 54.70
2016 52.40
2015 50.00
2014 46.50
2013 45.95
2012 45.00
2011 45.00
2010 43.00

Salaries And Financing

Year
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages
(%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
2023 2.86
2022 1.19
2021 1.15
2020 1.19
2019 1.38
2018 1.44
2017 1.26
2016 1.38
2015 1.79
2014 2.04
2013 2.31
2012 3.28
2011 2.47
2010 2.00

Utilities (Monthly)

Year
Basic
(Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
Internet
(60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data
2023 107.54 20.59 24.39
2022 90.47 17.08 -
2021 111.66 24.52 -
2020 90.53 21.58 -
2019 84.38 22.81 -
2018 185.39 24.34 -
2017 135.28 20.22 -
2016 93.08 19.46 -
2015 96.11 18.86 -
2014 85.63 18.32 -
2013 76.00 19.17 -
2012 73.28 20.00 -
2011 150.00 20.00 -
2010 - 23.90 -

Sports And Leisure

Year
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
Tennis Court Rent
(1 Hour on Weekend)
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
2023 42.23 30.71 16.50
2022 33.83 26.67 15.00
2021 40.59 35.62 15.00
2020 41.71 27.08 15.00
2019 35.66 24.27 14.00
2018 37.66 27.68 14.00
2017 42.48 27.67 13.00
2016 46.65 24.21 13.00
2015 49.86 24.09 12.00
2014 65.38 - 12.50
2013 60.83 - 12.50
2012 61.88 26.00 12.00
2011 57.50 14.00 11.00
2010 52.00 - 11.25

Clothing And Shoes

Year
1 Pair of Jeans
(Levis 501 Or Similar)
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store
(Zara, H&M, ...)
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes
(Mid-Range)
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
2023 80.38 31.61 75.00 94.24
2022 81.42 33.27 70.97 101.06
2021 90.38 37.00 77.83 135.75
2020 85.77 37.68 85.81 120.97
2019 85.02 31.80 84.58 125.11
2018 85.36 34.59 82.74 114.39
2017 83.34 30.56 86.04 113.00
2016 88.88 33.66 92.25 134.71
2015 90.22 34.67 95.45 118.06
2014 88.29 34.00 91.11 96.25
2013 86.00 30.00 92.00 -
2012 91.50 36.32 106.67 86.30
2011 88.33 30.00 80.00 87.50
2010 95.00 42.00 100.00 140.00
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