Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Los Angeles, CA 

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Consumer Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 0.63% higher than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Los Angeles, CA are 27.85% higher than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 89.91% higher than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 1.16% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 13.19% higher than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Los Angeles, CA is 17.19% higher than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 €
(15.73 $)
16.53 €
(20.00 $)
     +27.18 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 76.00 €
(91.94 $)
62.00 €
(75.00 $)
     -18.42 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €
(9.68 $)
7.44 €
(9.00 $)
     -7.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 €
(7.26 $)
5.37 €
(6.50 $)
     -10.45 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 €
(8.47 $)
6.61 €
(8.00 $)
     -5.53 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.03 €
(4.87 $)
3.88 €
(4.69 $)
     -3.76 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.68 €
(3.24 $)
1.82 €
(2.20 $)
     -32.11 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.77 €
(2.15 $)
1.69 €
(2.04 $)
     -4.84 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.62 €
(4.38 $)
3.21 €
(3.89 $)
     -11.26 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.99 €
(2.41 $)
2.77 €
(3.35 $)
     +39.21 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.03 €
(1.24 $)
2.21 €
(2.68 $)
     +115.39 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.46 €
(2.97 $)
2.83 €
(3.43 $)
     +15.40 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.02 €
(3.66 $)
4.62 €
(5.59 $)
     +52.68 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.71 €
(5.70 $)
4.73 €
(5.72 $)
     +0.33 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.62 €
(8.01 $)
5.45 €
(6.59 $)
     -17.66 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.08 €
(1.30 $)
1.48 €
(1.79 $)
     +37.61 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.72 €
(0.88 $)
0.70 €
(0.84 $)
     -4.01 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.96 €
(1.16 $)
1.11 €
(1.35 $)
     +15.95 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.23 €
(1.49 $)
1.58 €
(1.91 $)
     +28.26 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.46 €
(0.55 $)
0.93 €
(1.12 $)
     +103.24 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.60 €
(0.72 $)
0.80 €
(0.97 $)
     +34.59 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.62 €
(1.97 $)
1.35 €
(1.64 $)
     -16.62 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.50 €
(1.81 $)
1.75 €
(2.11 $)
     +16.39 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 €
(14.52 $)
12.40 €
(15.00 $)
     +3.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.55 €
(3.08 $)
2.13 €
(2.58 $)
     -16.30 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.90 €
(3.51 $)
1.91 €
(2.31 $)
     -34.22 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.08 €
(9.77 $)
8.27 €
(10.00 $)
     +2.31 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 €
(3.39 $)
1.45 €
(1.75 $)
     -48.33 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 59.70 €
(72.22 $)
82.66 €
(100.00 $)
     +38.47 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.00 €
(7.26 $)
2.36 €
(2.85 $)
     -60.73 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 €
(1.95 $)
2.23 €
(2.70 $)
     +38.69 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 46.02 €
(55.67 $)
24.13 €
(29.19 $)
     -47.57 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.72 €
(6.92 $)
2.95 €
(3.57 $)
     -48.38 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,500.00 €
(29,637.84 $)
20,666.15 €
(25,000.00 $)
     -15.65 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,257.72 €
(30,554.46 $)
17,567.54 €
(21,251.58 $)
     -30.45 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 87.63 €
(106.01 $)
118.53 €
(143.39 $)
     +35.26 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 €
(0.08 $)
0.11 €
(0.13 $)
     +51.75 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 22.48 €
(27.19 $)
55.02 €
(66.55 $)
     +144.75 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.73 €
(49.27 $)
34.24 €
(41.42 $)
     -15.93 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.30 €
(31.82 $)
8.25 €
(9.98 $)
     -68.64 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 €
(18.15 $)
12.40 €
(15.00 $)
     -17.34 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 328.23 €
(397.06 $)
858.25 €
(1,038.23 $)
     +161.48 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 6,350.00 €
(7,681.64 $)
17,880.00 €
(21,629.57 $)
     +181.57 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.24 €
(103.12 $)
43.29 €
(52.37 $)
     -49.22 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.85 €
(43.37 $)
31.53 €
(38.14 $)
     -12.06 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 85.45 €
(103.38 $)
63.77 €
(77.14 $)
     -25.38 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 121.97 €
(147.54 $)
92.53 €
(111.94 $)
     -24.13 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 975.40 €
(1,179.95 $)
1,837.48 €
(2,222.82 $)
     +88.38 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 763.43 €
(923.53 $)
1,481.60 €
(1,792.31 $)
     +94.07 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,881.58 €
(2,276.16 $)
3,637.58 €
(4,400.41 $)
     +93.33 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,361.54 €
(1,647.06 $)
2,489.28 €
(3,011.30 $)
     +82.83 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 759.82 €
(919.16 $)
633.28 €
(766.08 $)
     -16.65 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 440.66 €
(533.07 $)
424.82 €
(513.91 $)
     -3.59 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,559.52 €
(3,096.27 $)
3,834.87 €
(4,639.08 $)
     +49.83 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.11 3.75      +238.39 %
Last update: January 2021January 2021
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