Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Dublin 

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Consumer Prices in Dublin are 12.6% higher than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dublin are 37.0% higher than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Dublin are 96.0% higher than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Dublin are 13.6% higher than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Dublin are 0.3% higher than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Dublin is 27.0% lower than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Dublin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.20 € 20.00 €      +51.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 € 80.00 €      0.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 € 9.97 €      +10.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 € 6.00 €      -14.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.50 € 6.00 €      -20.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.02 € 3.64 €      -9.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.45 € 2.26 €      -7.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.65 € 1.71 €      +3.3 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Dublin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.83 € 4.86 €      +27.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.01 € 1.62 €      -19.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.99 € 0.63 €      -36.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.51 € 3.27 €      +30.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.26 € 4.40 €      +35.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.70 € 4.15 €      -11.6 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.90 € 4.89 €      -38.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.01 € 1.10 €      +8.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 € 0.80 €      +8.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.93 € 1.08 €      +15.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.60 € 1.40 €      -12.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.46 € 0.74 €      +61.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.61 € 0.50 €      -18.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.74 € 0.95 €      -45.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.60 € 1.44 €      -9.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 € 12.00 €      0.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.60 € 2.74 €      +5.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.70 € 3.31 €      +22.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.55 € 15.30 €      +60.2 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Dublin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 € 2.00 €      -33.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 € 120.00 €      +84.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.90 € 4.00 €      -42.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.93 € 2.41 €      +25.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 53.40 € 26.50 €      -50.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.03 € 7.53 €      -6.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,000.00 € 31,245.00 €      -2.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,388.00 € 30,388.36 €      -3.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Dublin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 103.33 € 228.09 €      +120.7 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 € 0.42 €      +543.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 18.07 € 58.17 €      +221.9 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Dublin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.05 € 45.71 €      +34.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.50 € 19.70 €      -28.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 € 12.00 €      -20.0 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Dublin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 433.12 € 1,221.88 €      +182.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 4,960.00 € 9,408.75 €      +89.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Dublin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 82.65 € 83.62 €      +1.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.86 € 36.29 €      +4.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 74.44 € 88.00 €      +18.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 108.24 € 95.83 €      -11.5 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Dublin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 995.62 € 1,925.65 €      +93.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 794.12 € 1,669.21 €      +110.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,902.80 € 3,502.50 €      +84.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,352.80 € 2,792.50 €      +106.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Dublin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 673.88 € 685.18 €      +1.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 388.60 € 442.24 €      +13.8 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Dublin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,988.06 € 2,988.32 €      +0.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.24 3.45      +177.4 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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