Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Los Angeles, CA 

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Consumer Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 2.48% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Los Angeles, CA are 22.13% higher than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 77.43% higher than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 3.54% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 6.55% higher than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Los Angeles, CA is 30.58% higher than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 €
(15.78 $)
16.47 €
(20.00 $)
     +26.71 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 €
(97.13 $)
61.77 €
(75.00 $)
     -22.79 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €
(9.71 $)
7.41 €
(9.00 $)
     -7.34 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 €
(7.28 $)
5.77 €
(7.00 $)
     -3.91 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 €
(8.50 $)
6.59 €
(8.00 $)
     -5.87 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.01 €
(4.87 $)
3.83 €
(4.65 $)
     -4.41 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.58 €
(3.13 $)
1.76 €
(2.14 $)
     -31.63 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.82 €
(2.21 $)
1.72 €
(2.09 $)
     -5.51 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.68 €
(4.47 $)
3.01 €
(3.66 $)
     -18.20 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.93 €
(2.34 $)
2.70 €
(3.27 $)
     +39.79 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.02 €
(1.24 $)
1.74 €
(2.11 $)
     +70.23 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.38 €
(2.88 $)
2.79 €
(3.38 $)
     +17.29 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.27 €
(3.98 $)
4.63 €
(5.62 $)
     +41.27 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.05 €
(6.13 $)
4.25 €
(5.16 $)
     -15.78 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.65 €
(8.07 $)
5.54 €
(6.73 $)
     -16.63 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.08 €
(1.31 $)
1.48 €
(1.80 $)
     +36.59 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 €
(0.87 $)
0.61 €
(0.74 $)
     -15.04 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.00 €
(1.21 $)
1.21 €
(1.47 $)
     +21.30 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.36 €
(1.66 $)
1.61 €
(1.96 $)
     +18.27 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.47 €
(0.57 $)
0.94 €
(1.15 $)
     +101.02 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.62 €
(0.75 $)
0.83 €
(1.00 $)
     +34.12 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.64 €
(1.99 $)
1.42 €
(1.72 $)
     -13.65 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.52 €
(1.85 $)
1.58 €
(1.91 $)
     +3.39 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 €
(14.57 $)
12.35 €
(15.00 $)
     +2.95 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.56 €
(3.11 $)
2.11 €
(2.56 $)
     -17.60 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.21 €
(3.89 $)
1.89 €
(2.30 $)
     -40.92 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.80 €
(10.68 $)
8.24 €
(10.00 $)
     -6.41 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 €
(3.40 $)
1.44 €
(1.75 $)
     -48.52 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 59.70 €
(72.49 $)
82.36 €
(100.00 $)
     +37.96 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.90 €
(7.16 $)
2.35 €
(2.85 $)
     -60.22 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 €
(1.95 $)
2.22 €
(2.70 $)
     +38.18 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.00 €
(54.64 $)
24.04 €
(29.19 $)
     -46.58 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.62 €
(6.82 $)
2.87 €
(3.48 $)
     -48.92 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 €
(30,354.10 $)
20,590.30 €
(25,000.00 $)
     -17.64 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,100.21 €
(30,475.77 $)
17,628.28 €
(21,403.62 $)
     -29.77 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 86.52 €
(105.05 $)
132.56 €
(160.95 $)
     +53.21 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 €
(0.08 $)
0.10 €
(0.12 $)
     +40.25 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 22.39 €
(27.18 $)
56.36 €
(68.43 $)
     +151.74 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.40 €
(50.26 $)
33.47 €
(40.64 $)
     -19.14 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.00 €
(32.78 $)
8.22 €
(9.98 $)
     -69.56 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 €
(18.21 $)
12.35 €
(15.00 $)
     -17.64 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 328.68 €
(399.08 $)
845.59 €
(1,026.68 $)
     +157.26 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,200.00 €
(6,313.65 $)
20,429.34 €
(24,804.57 $)
     +292.87 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.54 €
(103.86 $)
40.10 €
(48.69 $)
     -53.12 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.53 €
(44.35 $)
31.46 €
(38.20 $)
     -13.88 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.54 €
(101.43 $)
66.41 €
(80.63 $)
     -20.50 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 121.84 €
(147.94 $)
92.20 €
(111.95 $)
     -24.33 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,007.00 €
(1,222.66 $)
1,858.22 €
(2,256.18 $)
     +84.53 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 799.71 €
(970.98 $)
1,385.81 €
(1,682.60 $)
     +73.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,972.00 €
(2,394.33 $)
3,552.27 €
(4,313.03 $)
     +80.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,373.08 €
(1,667.14 $)
2,360.70 €
(2,866.27 $)
     +71.93 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 761.09 €
(924.09 $)
651.31 €
(790.79 $)
     -14.42 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 441.91 €
(536.55 $)
427.14 €
(518.62 $)
     -3.34 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,551.44 €
(3,097.87 $)
4,068.71 €
(4,940.08 $)
     +59.47 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.15 3.57      +210.64 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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