Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Tallinn 

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Cost of Living in Tallinn is 19.4% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Tallinn is 24.0% lower than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Tallinn are 36.8% lower than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Tallinn are 23.4% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Tallinn are 29.7% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Tallinn is 24.0% lower than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Tallinn Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 12.50 €      -16.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 € 65.00 €      -27.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 € 8.50 €      -15.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 € 5.00 €      -37.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 € 5.00 €      -37.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.42 € 3.49 €      -21.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.62 € 2.16 €      -17.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.78 € 1.64 €      -7.6 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Tallinn Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.40 € 4.31 €      -2.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.57 € 1.10 €      -57.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.17 € 0.91 €      -22.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.95 € 2.53 €      -14.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.55 € 4.43 €      +24.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.30 € 3.39 €      -36.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.58 € 6.23 €      -35.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.03 € 0.76 €      -26.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.79 € 0.59 €      -25.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.98 € 0.98 €      +0.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.78 € 1.22 €      -31.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 € 0.40 €      -28.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.82 € 0.46 €      -43.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.94 € 1.65 €      -14.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.80 € 1.01 €      -43.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 € 8.00 €      -42.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.68 € 1.58 €      -41.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.19 € 1.98 €      -38.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.20 € 5.45 €      -46.6 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Tallinn Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 € 2.00 €      -33.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 66.60 € 30.00 €      -55.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.30 € 3.00 €      -52.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.93 € 1.29 €      -33.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.40 € 11.50 €      -79.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.22 € 6.49 €      -10.1 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,245.00 € 27,000.00 €      -16.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,916.11 € 26,358.33 €      -22.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Tallinn Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 109.65 € 276.21 €      +151.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 24.31 € 16.85 €      -30.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.17 € 26.15 €      +36.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Tallinn Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.38 € 52.12 €      +26.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.29 € 27.00 €      +6.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.00 € 10.00 €      -41.2 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Tallinn Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 308.71 € 416.32 €      +34.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,365.60 € 6,057.50 €      -27.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Tallinn Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 83.80 € 80.79 €      -3.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.06 € 32.56 €      +8.3 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 70.87 € 80.81 €      +14.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 93.59 € 93.28 €      -0.3 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Tallinn Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,004.97 € 675.95 €      -32.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 798.79 € 480.76 €      -39.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,784.11 € 1,127.14 €      -36.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,307.86 € 810.71 €      -38.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Tallinn Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 684.53 € 395.61 €      -42.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 400.02 € 274.15 €      -31.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Tallinn Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,803.21 € 1,620.48 €      -42.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.65 4.95      +35.6 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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