Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Tartu 

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Consumer Prices in Tartu are 31.17% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tartu are 40.39% lower than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Tartu are 61.74% lower than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Tartu are 36.22% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Tartu are 32.76% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Tartu is 21.28% lower than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Tartu Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 € 8.00 €      -33.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 € 50.00 €      -37.50 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 € 6.00 €      -33.33 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 € 3.75 €      -46.43 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 € 4.00 €      -50.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.08 € 2.84 €      -30.39 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.62 € 1.71 €      -34.61 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.68 € 1.19 €      -29.37 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Tartu Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.66 € 3.12 €      -14.63 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.14 € 0.88 €      -58.82 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.98 € 0.74 €      -24.04 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.29 € 1.80 €      -21.26 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.27 € 4.11 €      +25.75 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.94 € 2.90 €      -41.36 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.21 € 5.57 €      -22.66 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.06 € 0.68 €      -35.73 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.75 € 0.51 €      -32.82 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.01 € 0.77 €      -23.51 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.60 € 0.95 €      -40.35 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.47 € 0.22 €      -52.50 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.63 € 0.24 €      -62.57 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.90 € 1.57 €      -17.20 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.64 € 0.58 €      -64.37 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.00 € 8.00 €      -38.46 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.59 € 1.31 €      -49.31 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.81 € 1.67 €      -40.47 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.50 € 4.53 €      -52.37 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Tartu Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 € 0.90 €      -67.86 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 € 15.43 €      -76.26 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.45 € 2.50 €      -61.24 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.93 € 0.97 €      -50.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.20 € 14.00 €      -71.54 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.37 € 6.35 €      -24.17 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 € 20,000.00 €      -33.33 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,986.25 € 19,466.67 €      -32.84 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Tartu Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 100.00 € 183.20 €      +83.21 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.08 € 0.02 €      -74.18 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 20.35 € 26.17 €      +28.61 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Tartu Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.90 € 38.89 €      +5.39 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 37.08 € 27.14 €      -26.81 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 € 7.00 €      -53.33 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Tartu Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 415.71 € 132.15 €      -68.21 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,200.00 € 13,300.00 €      +155.77 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Tartu Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 89.58 € 83.62 €      -6.65 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.50 € 30.12 €      -25.63 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.42 € 63.00 €      -16.46 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 134.08 € 83.17 €      -37.97 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Tartu Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,040.00 € 416.67 €      -59.94 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 828.00 € 303.75 €      -63.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,053.57 € 768.75 €      -62.57 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,396.67 € 540.62 €      -61.29 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Tartu Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 845.41 € 204.84 €      -75.77 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 436.06 € 144.27 €      -66.92 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Tartu Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,627.50 € 1,233.00 €      -53.07 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.20 2.34      +95.24 %
Last update: June 2022June 2022
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