Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Stockholm 

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Consumer Prices in Stockholm are 5.43% higher than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Stockholm are 6.12% higher than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Stockholm are 7.68% higher than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Stockholm are 3.67% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Stockholm are 6.52% higher than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Stockholm is 1.86% higher than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Stockholm Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 €
(132.85 kr)
11.74 €
(120.00 kr)
     -9.67 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 €
(817.53 kr)
78.28 €
(800.00 kr)
     -2.14 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €
(81.75 kr)
7.83 €
(80.00 kr)
     -2.14 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 €
(61.32 kr)
6.75 €
(69.00 kr)
     +12.53 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 €
(71.53 kr)
6.36 €
(65.00 kr)
     -9.13 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.01 €
(40.97 kr)
3.91 €
(39.92 kr)
     -2.57 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.61 €
(26.67 kr)
2.22 €
(22.72 kr)
     -14.82 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.77 €
(18.05 kr)
1.90 €
(19.40 kr)
     +7.49 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Stockholm Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.63 €
(37.11 kr)
4.24 €
(43.32 kr)
     +16.75 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.92 €
(19.57 kr)
2.06 €
(21.01 kr)
     +7.36 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.02 €
(10.40 kr)
1.17 €
(11.92 kr)
     +14.58 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.37 €
(24.23 kr)
3.01 €
(30.78 kr)
     +27.03 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.32 €
(33.96 kr)
3.95 €
(40.39 kr)
     +18.92 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.01 €
(51.20 kr)
4.65 €
(47.54 kr)
     -7.16 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.62 €
(67.68 kr)
7.64 €
(78.12 kr)
     +15.43 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.11 €
(11.32 kr)
1.30 €
(13.26 kr)
     +17.12 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.70 €
(7.20 kr)
1.05 €
(10.68 kr)
     +48.30 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.98 €
(9.99 kr)
1.19 €
(12.12 kr)
     +21.29 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.35 €
(13.76 kr)
1.49 €
(15.18 kr)
     +10.39 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.47 €
(4.80 kr)
0.51 €
(5.26 kr)
     +9.66 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.62 €
(6.37 kr)
0.63 €
(6.44 kr)
     +1.10 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 €
(16.25 kr)
1.83 €
(18.73 kr)
     +15.22 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.52 €
(15.58 kr)
1.58 €
(16.10 kr)
     +3.34 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 €
(122.63 kr)
9.74 €
(99.50 kr)
     -18.86 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.68 €
(27.35 kr)
1.66 €
(16.99 kr)
     -37.87 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.14 €
(32.06 kr)
1.82 €
(18.59 kr)
     -42.00 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.60 €
(87.88 kr)
6.46 €
(66.00 kr)
     -24.90 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Stockholm Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 €
(28.61 kr)
3.72 €
(38.00 kr)
     +32.80 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 59.70 €
(610.08 kr)
91.25 €
(932.50 kr)
     +52.85 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.90 €
(60.29 kr)
4.40 €
(45.00 kr)
     -25.36 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 €
(16.45 kr)
2.18 €
(22.27 kr)
     +35.38 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.00 €
(459.86 kr)
51.37 €
(525.00 kr)
     +14.16 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.62 €
(57.41 kr)
5.41 €
(55.29 kr)
     -3.71 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 €
(255,479.43 kr)
22,506.70 €
(230,000.00 kr)
     -9.97 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,200.21 €
(257,525.41 kr)
22,915.30 €
(234,175.53 kr)
     -9.07 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Stockholm Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 83.72 €
(855.52 kr)
78.32 €
(800.40 kr)
     -6.44 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 €
(0.72 kr)
0.15 €
(1.54 kr)
     +114.23 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 21.78 €
(222.57 kr)
27.00 €
(275.90 kr)
     +23.96 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Stockholm Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.18 €
(410.56 kr)
46.28 €
(472.89 kr)
     +15.18 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.00 €
(275.92 kr)
30.30 €
(309.60 kr)
     +12.21 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 €
(153.29 kr)
12.72 €
(130.00 kr)
     -15.19 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Stockholm Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 338.55 €
(3,459.70 kr)
124.51 €
(1,272.41 kr)
     -63.22 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,200.00 €
(53,139.72 kr)
8,143.73 €
(83,222.22 kr)
     +56.61 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Stockholm Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 86.56 €
(884.57 kr)
92.52 €
(945.52 kr)
     +6.89 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.09 €
(368.84 kr)
39.13 €
(399.83 kr)
     +8.40 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.48 €
(863.32 kr)
95.40 €
(974.92 kr)
     +12.93 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 121.84 €
(1,245.14 kr)
129.75 €
(1,325.93 kr)
     +6.49 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Stockholm Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 999.52 €
(10,214.31 kr)
1,229.78 €
(12,567.30 kr)
     +23.04 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 788.92 €
(8,062.10 kr)
907.35 €
(9,272.41 kr)
     +15.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,948.15 €
(19,908.47 kr)
1,999.76 €
(20,435.90 kr)
     +2.65 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,362.96 €
(13,928.36 kr)
1,317.55 €
(13,464.29 kr)
     -3.33 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Stockholm Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 761.09 €
(7,777.72 kr)
891.24 €
(9,107.77 kr)
     +17.10 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 441.91 €
(4,515.91 kr)
536.48 €
(5,482.35 kr)
     +21.40 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Stockholm Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,554.73 €
(26,107.19 kr)
2,761.54 €
(28,220.63 kr)
     +8.10 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.15 2.13      +85.22 %
Last update: April 2021April 2021
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