Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Heraklion 

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Consumer Prices in Heraklion are 25.43% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Heraklion are 36.84% lower than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Heraklion are 62.36% lower than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Heraklion are 44.84% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Heraklion are 32.12% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Heraklion is 54.55% lower than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Heraklion Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 € 8.00 €      -33.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 € 30.00 €      -62.50 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 8.00 €      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 € 3.00 €      -50.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 € 3.50 €      -50.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.92 € 2.96 €      -24.50 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.65 € 1.47 €      -44.57 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.78 € 0.51 €      -71.42 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Heraklion Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.85 € 4.82 €      +25.33 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.04 € 0.87 €      -57.47 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.97 € 0.90 €      -6.92 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.35 € 3.42 €      +45.48 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.49 € 3.98 €      +14.15 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.94 € 2.80 €      -43.36 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.97 € 4.00 €      -42.68 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.12 € 0.83 €      -25.33 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 € 0.84 €      +13.17 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.04 € 0.68 €      -34.99 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.47 € 0.59 €      -59.65 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.52 € 0.40 €      -21.45 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.66 € 0.44 €      -32.88 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.73 € 0.89 €      -48.34 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.60 € 0.56 €      -64.90 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 € 6.00 €      -50.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.64 € 1.57 €      -40.39 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.88 € 2.56 €      -11.27 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.00 € 4.85 €      -46.11 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Heraklion Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 € 1.50 €      -46.43 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 € 55.00 €      -8.33 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.90 € 3.50 €      -40.68 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.93 € 1.61 €      -16.67 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 48.70 € 10.00 €      -79.47 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.12 € 5.96 €      -2.47 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,354.00 € 21,000.00 €      -20.32 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,642.67 € 19,775.00 €      -25.78 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Heraklion Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 100.79 € 104.27 €      +3.45 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.08 € 0.52 €      +565.17 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 22.91 € 35.17 €      +53.49 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Heraklion Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.06 € 41.50 €      +1.07 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.95 € 18.00 €      -35.60 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 € 8.00 €      -46.67 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Heraklion Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 316.31 € 312.50 €      -1.20 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,200.00 € 4,066.67 €      -21.79 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Heraklion Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 86.55 € 80.50 €      -6.99 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.46 € 27.14 €      -25.55 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.41 € 69.58 €      -12.37 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 124.96 € 91.25 €      -26.98 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Heraklion Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,014.55 € 360.00 €      -64.52 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 787.10 € 322.31 €      -59.05 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,070.69 € 766.67 €      -62.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,412.07 € 540.00 €      -61.76 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Heraklion Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 819.88 € 190.45 €      -76.77 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 443.37 € 157.93 €      -64.38 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Heraklion Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,512.75 € 721.28 €      -71.30 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.18 3.33      +183.54 %
Last update: December 2021November 2021
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