Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Dublin 

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Consumer Prices in Dublin are 5.5% higher than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dublin are 31.7% higher than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Dublin are 105.9% higher than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Dublin are 7.0% higher than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Dublin are 6.4% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Dublin is 13.3% lower than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Dublin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 20.00 €      +33.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 € 90.00 €      0.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 € 10.00 €      0.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 € 6.50 €      -18.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 € 6.50 €      -18.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.49 € 3.91 €      -12.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.69 € 2.47 €      -8.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.83 € 1.86 €      +2.0 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Dublin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.22 € 4.90 €      +16.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.57 € 1.52 €      -41.1 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.16 € 0.78 €      -32.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.84 € 3.82 €      +34.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.54 € 3.38 €      -4.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.11 € 4.30 €      -15.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.42 € 4.94 €      -47.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.03 € 1.19 €      +15.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.79 € 0.94 €      +19.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.01 € 1.24 €      +23.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.80 € 1.66 €      -7.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.56 € 0.85 €      +51.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.82 € 0.65 €      -20.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.92 € 1.22 €      -36.1 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 € 1.58 €      -11.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 € 12.00 €      -14.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.65 € 3.90 €      +47.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.12 € 4.07 €      +30.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.30 € 16.00 €      +55.3 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Dublin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.10 € 2.00 €      -35.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 67.00 € 120.00 €      +79.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.60 € 4.35 €      -34.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.93 € 3.22 €      +66.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.40 € 35.00 €      -37.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.23 € 6.65 €      -8.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,000.00 € 36,675.00 €      +14.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,060.53 € 32,845.42 €      -3.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Dublin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 104.86 € 270.50 €      +158.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 24.08 € 22.71 €      -5.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 18.82 € 52.39 €      +178.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Dublin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.52 € 46.39 €      +11.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.47 € 20.04 €      -24.3 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.00 € 12.95 €      -23.8 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Dublin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 306.42 € 1,279.55 €      +317.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,742.80 € 9,645.38 €      +10.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Dublin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 79.63 € 88.11 €      +10.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.41 € 38.35 €      +30.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.66 € 88.45 €      +23.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 92.75 € 93.96 €      +1.3 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Dublin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 988.72 € 2,013.45 €      +103.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 796.17 € 1,738.89 €      +118.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,767.50 € 3,382.93 €      +91.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,284.80 € 2,822.23 €      +119.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Dublin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 686.10 € 655.44 €      -4.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 399.60 € 491.52 €      +23.0 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Dublin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,837.76 € 3,240.06 €      +14.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.58 4.57      +27.5 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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