Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Tallinn 

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Consumer Prices in Tallinn are 27.89% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tallinn are 35.49% lower than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Tallinn are 52.58% lower than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Tallinn are 33.40% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Tallinn are 36.81% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Tallinn is 25.76% lower than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Tallinn Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 € 9.60 €      -26.15 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 € 47.50 €      -40.62 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 6.00 €      -25.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 € 4.00 €      -33.33 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 € 4.00 €      -42.86 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.01 € 2.85 €      -29.00 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.58 € 1.68 €      -35.01 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.82 € 1.55 €      -14.87 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Tallinn Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.68 € 2.78 €      -24.49 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.93 € 0.74 €      -61.50 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.04 € 0.68 €      -34.92 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.38 € 1.53 €      -35.69 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.27 € 3.21 €      -1.94 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.05 € 2.61 €      -48.26 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.65 € 4.42 €      -33.49 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.08 € 0.71 €      -33.96 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 € 0.51 €      -28.29 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.00 € 0.74 €      -25.78 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.36 € 1.03 €      -24.54 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.47 € 0.27 €      -43.10 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.62 € 0.24 €      -61.44 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.64 € 1.11 €      -32.27 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.52 € 0.80 €      -47.54 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 € 7.00 €      -41.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.58 € 1.25 €      -51.73 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.21 € 1.71 €      -46.57 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.80 € 4.75 €      -46.02 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Tallinn Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 € 1.50 €      -46.43 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 59.70 € 30.00 €      -49.75 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.90 € 2.50 €      -57.63 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 € 0.90 €      -44.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.00 € 10.50 €      -76.67 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.62 € 4.78 €      -14.84 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 € 19,824.00 €      -20.70 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,100.21 € 19,722.38 €      -21.43 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Tallinn Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 86.52 € 183.24 €      +111.79 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 € 0.04 €      -35.54 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 22.39 € 24.28 €      +8.45 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Tallinn Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.40 € 47.62 €      +15.02 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.00 € 25.68 €      -4.88 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 € 8.00 €      -46.67 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Tallinn Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 328.68 € 257.00 €      -21.81 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,200.00 € 8,144.62 €      +56.63 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Tallinn Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.54 € 69.94 €      -18.24 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.53 € 30.55 €      -16.37 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.54 € 70.16 €      -16.02 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 121.84 € 96.10 €      -21.13 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Tallinn Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,007.00 € 535.48 €      -46.82 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 799.71 € 378.84 €      -52.63 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,972.00 € 892.22 €      -54.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,373.08 € 636.40 €      -53.65 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Tallinn Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 761.09 € 257.49 €      -66.17 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 441.91 € 179.39 €      -59.41 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Tallinn Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,522.87 € 1,208.22 €      -52.11 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.15 2.52      +118.94 %
Last update: May 2021April 2021
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