Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Vienna 

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Consumer Prices in Vienna are 10.8% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Vienna are 12.4% lower than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Vienna are 16.4% lower than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Vienna are 11.9% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Vienna are 10.9% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Vienna is 9.4% higher than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Vienna Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 € 14.50 €      +11.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 € 60.00 €      -25.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 € 9.00 €      0.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 € 4.20 €      -40.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.50 € 4.00 €      -46.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.01 € 3.61 €      -10.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.51 € 2.62 €      +4.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.66 € 2.04 €      +22.5 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Vienna Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.79 € 4.85 €      +28.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.05 € 1.60 €      -21.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.98 € 0.82 €      -16.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.51 € 3.42 €      +35.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.30 € 4.73 €      +43.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.67 € 4.54 €      -2.6 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.75 € 6.63 €      -14.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.03 € 1.00 €      -3.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 € 0.74 €      -1.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.95 € 1.02 €      +7.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.61 € 1.29 €      -19.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.46 € 0.68 €      +47.4 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.63 € 0.58 €      -7.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.77 € 1.44 €      -19.1 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.58 € 0.58 €      -63.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 € 5.50 €      -54.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.58 € 0.99 €      -61.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.70 € 1.35 €      -49.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.50 € 6.00 €      -36.8 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Vienna Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 € 2.40 €      -20.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 € 45.00 €      -30.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.75 € 4.00 €      -40.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.93 € 2.57 €      +33.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 53.40 € 26.30 €      -50.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.03 € 6.83 €      -14.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 € 23,460.00 €      -21.8 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,388.00 € 19,602.78 €      -37.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Vienna Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 100.32 € 184.34 €      +83.7 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 € 0.05 €      -21.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 17.79 € 29.23 €      +64.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Vienna Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.23 € 27.03 €      -21.1 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 28.06 € 19.38 €      -30.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 € 11.00 €      -26.7 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Vienna Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 433.12 € 263.60 €      -39.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 4,960.00 € 11,100.00 €      +123.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Vienna Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 82.96 € 83.18 €      +0.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.96 € 29.37 €      -16.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 74.66 € 81.92 €      +9.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 108.24 € 106.59 €      -1.5 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Vienna Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 997.43 € 867.23 €      -13.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 798.91 € 654.29 €      -18.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,898.89 € 1,563.68 €      -17.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,337.78 € 1,140.68 €      -14.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Vienna Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 690.77 € 730.09 €      +5.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 396.27 € 446.23 €      +12.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Vienna Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,938.76 € 2,814.57 €      -4.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.15 1.99      +72.3 %
Last update: January 2023January 2023
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