Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Heraklion 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Heraklion are 22.0% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Heraklion are 30.6% lower than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Heraklion are 55.1% lower than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Heraklion are 33.8% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Heraklion are 21.9% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Heraklion is 54.1% lower than in Helsinki
Currency: Sticky Currency      Switch to metric measurement units
Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Heraklion Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 12.00 €      -20.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 € 45.00 €      -50.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 € 9.00 €      -10.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 € 4.75 €      -40.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 € 6.00 €      -25.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.49 € 3.46 €      -22.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.69 € 1.68 €      -37.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.83 € 0.50 €      -72.7 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Heraklion Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.22 € 6.60 €      +56.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.57 € 1.16 €      -55.1 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.16 € 1.01 €      -12.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.84 € 4.68 €      +64.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.54 € 6.58 €      +86.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.11 € 3.99 €      -21.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.42 € 5.90 €      -37.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.03 € 0.94 €      -8.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.79 € 0.79 €      +0.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.01 € 0.67 €      -33.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.80 € 0.87 €      -51.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.56 € 0.54 €      -2.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.82 € 0.73 €      -10.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.92 € 0.88 €      -54.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 € 0.64 €      -64.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 € 8.00 €      -42.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.65 € 1.93 €      -27.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.12 € 2.68 €      -14.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.30 € 5.00 €      -51.5 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Heraklion Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.10 € 1.25 €      -59.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 67.00 € 42.50 €      -36.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.60 € 4.00 €      -39.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.93 € 1.61 €      -16.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.40 € 10.00 €      -82.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.23 € 7.42 €      +2.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,000.00 € 29,901.00 €      -6.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,060.53 € 22,690.00 €      -33.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Heraklion Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 104.86 € 166.78 €      +59.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 24.08 € 18.40 €      -23.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 18.82 € 30.56 €      +62.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Heraklion Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.52 € 41.50 €      -0.1 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.47 € 25.00 €      -5.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.00 € 7.50 €      -55.9 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Heraklion Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 306.42 € 350.00 €      +14.2 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,742.80 € 3,600.00 €      -58.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Heraklion Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 79.63 € 80.00 €      +0.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.41 € 35.00 €      +19.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.66 € 75.00 €      +4.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 92.75 € 102.86 €      +10.9 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Heraklion Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 988.72 € 412.50 €      -58.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 796.17 € 352.50 €      -55.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,767.50 € 766.67 €      -56.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,284.80 € 640.00 €      -50.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Heraklion Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 686.10 € 310.06 €      -54.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 399.60 € 272.90 €      -31.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Heraklion Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,837.76 € 903.12 €      -68.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.58 4.62      +28.9 %
Last update: April 2024March 2024
Contributors in the past 12 months:21343