Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Malaga 

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Cost of Living in Malaga is 30.9% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Malaga is 24.2% lower than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Malaga are 5.2% lower than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Malaga are 36.5% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Malaga are 35.1% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Malaga is 14.5% lower than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Malaga Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 12.00 €      -20.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 € 50.00 €      -44.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 € 9.00 €      -10.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 € 2.80 €      -65.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 € 3.50 €      -56.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.48 € 1.94 €      -56.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.68 € 1.87 €      -30.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.79 € 1.32 €      -26.0 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Malaga Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.45 € 3.85 €      -13.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.57 € 0.99 €      -61.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.17 € 0.60 €      -49.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.90 € 2.40 €      -17.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.55 € 5.11 €      +43.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.23 € 2.80 €      -46.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.43 € 5.22 €      -44.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.03 € 0.89 €      -13.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.80 € 0.75 €      -6.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.97 € 0.68 €      -30.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.75 € 0.88 €      -49.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.54 € 0.72 €      +32.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.81 € 0.75 €      -6.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.94 € 1.02 €      -47.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 € 0.80 €      -55.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 € 4.50 €      -67.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.63 € 1.07 €      -59.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.09 € 2.14 €      -30.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.40 € 5.42 €      -47.8 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Malaga Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.95 € 1.40 €      -52.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 66.60 € 25.95 €      -61.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.75 € 4.00 €      -40.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.93 € 1.61 €      -16.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.40 € 19.20 €      -66.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.19 € 6.26 €      -12.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,245.00 € 33,365.00 €      +3.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,916.11 € 27,687.50 €      -18.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Malaga Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 110.73 € 137.27 €      +24.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 24.49 € 18.46 €      -24.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.23 € 28.19 €      +46.5 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Malaga Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.36 € 37.94 €      -12.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.71 € 14.00 €      -43.3 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.00 € 8.00 €      -52.9 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Malaga Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 311.23 € 336.96 €      +8.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,365.60 € 10,733.33 €      +28.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Malaga Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 86.48 € 58.57 €      -32.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.41 € 33.33 €      +9.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.53 € 69.38 €      -5.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.17 € 88.00 €      -7.5 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Malaga Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,009.81 € 932.50 €      -7.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 797.24 € 775.83 €      -2.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,775.19 € 1,700.00 €      -4.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,308.80 € 1,228.57 €      -6.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Malaga Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 701.93 € 270.32 €      -61.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 401.78 € 204.38 €      -49.1 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Malaga Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,710.08 € 1,757.53 €      -35.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.82 3.56      -6.9 %
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