Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Tartu 

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Cost of Living in Tartu is 20.8% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Tartu is 28.1% lower than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Tartu are 48.6% lower than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Tartu are 34.8% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Tartu are 24.8% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Tartu is 28.6% lower than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Tartu Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 10.00 €      -33.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 € 54.50 €      -39.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 € 8.00 €      -20.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 € 4.00 €      -50.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 € 4.92 €      -38.4 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.46 € 3.19 €      -28.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.64 € 1.81 €      -31.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.81 € 2.03 €      +12.0 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Tartu Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.43 € 3.97 €      -10.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.57 € 0.95 €      -63.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.17 € 0.95 €      -18.9 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.95 € 2.40 €      -18.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.52 € 4.47 €      +26.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.28 € 3.43 €      -35.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.58 € 9.07 €      -5.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.03 € 0.65 €      -36.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.79 € 0.60 €      -24.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.98 € 0.85 €      -12.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.78 € 1.21 €      -32.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 € 0.38 €      -30.4 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.82 € 0.39 €      -53.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.94 € 1.83 €      -5.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.80 € 0.86 €      -52.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 € 7.99 €      -42.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.68 € 1.58 €      -41.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.19 € 2.13 €      -33.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.20 € 5.45 €      -46.6 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Tartu Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 € 1.50 €      -50.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 66.60 € 27.75 €      -58.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.60 € 2.90 €      -56.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.93 € 1.11 €      -42.5 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.40 € 20.00 €      -64.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.23 € 6.63 €      -8.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,245.00 € 25,500.00 €      -20.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,916.11 € 25,525.00 €      -24.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Tartu Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 110.73 € 261.89 €      +136.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 24.31 € 22.20 €      -8.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.37 € 28.55 €      +47.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Tartu Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.69 € 46.00 €      +10.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.06 € 27.67 €      +2.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.00 € 8.88 €      -47.8 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Tartu Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 308.71 € 118.25 €      -61.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,365.60 € 7,163.75 €      -14.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Tartu Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 86.48 € 102.49 €      +18.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.41 € 29.62 €      -2.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.04 € 77.62 €      +6.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.17 € 97.60 €      +2.5 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Tartu Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,013.59 € 533.08 €      -47.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 810.88 € 382.08 €      -52.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,794.63 € 936.36 €      -47.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,323.85 € 688.00 €      -48.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Tartu Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 704.79 € 307.31 €      -56.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 407.19 € 215.78 €      -47.0 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Tartu Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,728.81 € 1,400.20 €      -48.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.86 3.96      +2.4 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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