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Cost of Living Comparison Between Melbourne and Helsinki 

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Consumer Prices in Helsinki are 2.19% higher than in Melbourne
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Helsinki are 4.72% lower than in Melbourne
Rent Prices in Helsinki are 17.43% lower than in Melbourne
Restaurant Prices in Helsinki are 22.01% higher than in Melbourne
Groceries Prices in Helsinki are 8.99% lower than in Melbourne
Local Purchasing Power in Helsinki is 10.20% lower than in Melbourne
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.00 A$
(9.78 €)
19.63 A$
(12.00 €)
     +22.67 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 A$
(55.03 €)
106.31 A$
(65.00 €)
     +18.12 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 A$
(6.73 €)
13.08 A$
(8.00 €)
     +18.95 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 9.00 A$
(5.50 €)
9.81 A$
(6.00 €)
     +9.04 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 A$
(5.50 €)
10.84 A$
(6.62 €)
     +20.39 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.14 A$
(2.53 €)
6.28 A$
(3.84 €)
     +51.61 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.32 A$
(2.03 €)
4.28 A$
(2.62 €)
     +29.06 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.84 A$
(1.74 €)
3.27 A$
(2.00 €)
     +15.06 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.52 A$
(3.38 €)
5.91 A$
(3.62 €)
     +7.07 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.84 A$
(1.74 €)
2.90 A$
(1.77 €)
     +2.21 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.20 A$
(0.74 €)
1.37 A$
(0.83 €)
     +13.47 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.42 A$
(2.70 €)
3.18 A$
(1.95 €)
     -27.94 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.35 A$
(2.66 €)
4.96 A$
(3.04 €)
     +14.23 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.80 A$
(2.94 €)
7.15 A$
(4.37 €)
     +48.98 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.15 A$
(3.76 €)
9.23 A$
(5.64 €)
     +50.13 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.85 A$
(1.13 €)
1.52 A$
(0.93 €)
     -18.09 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.56 A$
(0.95 €)
1.18 A$
(0.72 €)
     -24.14 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.60 A$
(0.98 €)
1.26 A$
(0.77 €)
     -21.55 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.34 A$
(1.43 €)
2.14 A$
(1.31 €)
     -8.61 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.61 A$
(0.99 €)
0.67 A$
(0.41 €)
     -58.51 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.20 A$
(0.73 €)
0.94 A$
(0.57 €)
     -22.05 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.52 A$
(1.54 €)
3.67 A$
(2.25 €)
     +45.72 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.86 A$
(1.14 €)
2.35 A$
(1.43 €)
     +26.03 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(9.17 €)
19.63 A$
(12.00 €)
     +30.84 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.47 A$
(2.73 €)
3.63 A$
(2.22 €)
     -18.95 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.03 A$
(3.69 €)
4.63 A$
(2.83 €)
     -23.22 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 30.00 A$
(18.34 €)
12.27 A$
(7.50 €)
     -59.11 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.40 A$
(2.69 €)
4.58 A$
(2.80 €)
     +4.08 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 A$
(91.71 €)
96.50 A$
(59.00 €)
     -35.67 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 A$
(3.06 €)
9.81 A$
(6.00 €)
     +96.26 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.90 A$
(1.77 €)
3.16 A$
(1.93 €)
     +9.04 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.20 A$
(20.91 €)
76.94 A$
(47.04 €)
     +124.96 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.33 A$
(3.26 €)
9.58 A$
(5.86 €)
     +79.58 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,290.00 A$
(15,462.78 €)
39,252.97 A$
(24,000.00 €)
     +55.21 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,188.88 A$
(14,789.54 €)
39,691.83 A$
(24,268.33 €)
     +64.09 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 206.29 A$
(126.13 €)
174.83 A$
(106.89 €)
     -15.25 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 A$
(0.12 €)
0.11 A$
(0.07 €)
     -44.60 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 72.03 A$
(44.04 €)
36.17 A$
(22.11 €)
     -49.79 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 77.38 A$
(47.31 €)
55.24 A$
(33.78 €)
     -28.60 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.54 A$
(13.78 €)
40.14 A$
(24.54 €)
     +78.08 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$
(12.23 €)
22.90 A$
(14.00 €)
     +14.49 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,861.88 A$
(1,138.39 €)
517.38 A$
(316.33 €)
     -72.21 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,440.48 A$
(12,497.69 €)
2,683.92 A$
(1,641.00 €)
     -86.87 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 102.69 A$
(62.78 €)
141.95 A$
(86.79 €)
     +38.23 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 63.86 A$
(39.04 €)
47.57 A$
(29.08 €)
     -25.51 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 128.26 A$
(78.42 €)
136.04 A$
(83.18 €)
     +6.07 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 145.09 A$
(88.71 €)
186.12 A$
(113.80 €)
     +28.28 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,922.83 A$
(1,175.65 €)
1,549.86 A$
(947.61 €)
     -19.40 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,529.88 A$
(935.40 €)
1,223.79 A$
(748.25 €)
     -20.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,502.86 A$
(2,141.72 €)
2,870.37 A$
(1,755.00 €)
     -18.06 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,371.18 A$
(1,449.78 €)
2,052.81 A$
(1,255.13 €)
     -13.43 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 887.60 A$
(542.69 €)
1,083.86 A$
(662.69 €)
     +22.11 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 718.45 A$
(439.28 €)
608.82 A$
(372.24 €)
     -15.26 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,505.37 A$
(2,754.67 €)
3,854.67 A$
(2,356.82 €)
     -14.44 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.23 1.42      -66.41 %
Last update: August 2019August 2019
Contributors:448326
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: AUD