Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Florence 

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Consumer Prices in Florence are 6.36% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Florence are 11.75% lower than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Florence are 23.76% lower than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Florence are 14.90% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Florence are 5.42% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Florence is 37.25% lower than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Florence Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 € 15.00 €      +15.38 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 € 60.00 €      -25.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 8.00 €      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 € 5.00 €      -16.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 € 4.00 €      -42.86 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.98 € 1.31 €      -67.03 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.61 € 2.41 €      -7.80 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.82 € 1.30 €      -28.73 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Florence Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.73 € 4.75 €      +27.35 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.95 € 1.44 €      -26.45 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.00 € 0.94 €      -6.20 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.41 € 3.32 €      +38.13 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.25 € 6.21 €      +91.06 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.06 € 4.34 €      -14.31 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.67 € 7.56 €      +13.28 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.09 € 1.03 €      -5.74 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.73 € 0.81 €      +10.10 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.00 € 1.02 €      +1.56 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.38 € 0.92 €      -33.47 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.47 € 0.58 €      +23.83 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.61 € 0.58 €      -5.06 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.66 € 0.95 €      -42.82 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.52 € 0.42 €      -72.03 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 € 5.20 €      -56.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.53 € 1.25 €      -50.42 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.21 € 1.81 €      -43.64 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.85 € 5.50 €      -37.85 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Florence Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 € 1.50 €      -46.43 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 59.70 € 35.00 €      -41.37 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.90 € 3.80 €      -35.59 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 € 1.59 €      -1.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.00 € 31.00 €      -31.11 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.69 € 5.66 €      -0.41 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 € 23,000.00 €      -8.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,272.44 € 22,375.00 €      -11.46 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Florence Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 87.39 € 161.24 €      +84.50 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 € 0.14 €      +96.99 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 22.66 € 30.36 €      +33.96 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Florence Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.18 € 58.73 €      +42.61 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.72 € 21.86 €      -18.20 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 € 8.50 €      -43.33 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Florence Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 325.05 € 518.75 €      +59.59 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,200.00 € 11,400.00 €      +119.23 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Florence Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.54 € 79.41 €      -7.16 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.20 € 29.45 €      -20.85 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 82.67 € 82.00 €      -0.81 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 121.15 € 110.50 €      -8.79 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Florence Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,010.00 € 766.36 €      -24.12 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 804.38 € 597.08 €      -25.77 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,003.70 € 1,543.75 €      -22.96 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,384.62 € 1,059.38 €      -23.49 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Florence Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 760.49 € 428.40 €      -43.67 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 435.71 € 270.86 €      -37.83 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Florence Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,536.17 € 1,404.55 €      -44.62 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.14 1.79      +56.98 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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