Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Dublin 

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Consumer Prices in Dublin are 4.23% higher than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dublin are 21.79% higher than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Dublin are 61.70% higher than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Dublin are 1.77% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Dublin are 5.52% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Dublin is 1.35% lower than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Dublin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.50 € 15.00 €      +20.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 € 70.00 €      -12.50 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 9.00 €      +12.50 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 € 5.50 €      -8.33 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 € 5.50 €      -21.43 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.92 € 3.45 €      -12.17 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.61 € 1.78 €      -31.72 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.77 € 1.51 €      -14.65 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Dublin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.76 € 3.82 €      +1.73 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.99 € 1.36 €      -31.69 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.99 € 0.61 €      -38.59 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.26 € 3.12 €      +38.08 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.47 € 3.78 €      +8.95 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.99 € 3.72 €      -25.53 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.69 € 4.54 €      -32.23 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.10 € 1.04 €      -5.72 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.75 € 0.83 €      +11.87 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.01 € 1.00 €      -1.48 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.40 € 1.32 €      -5.35 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.48 € 0.64 €      +33.83 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.63 € 0.51 €      -18.80 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.63 € 0.90 €      -44.54 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.55 € 1.33 €      -13.99 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 € 11.00 €      -8.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.43 € 2.54 €      +4.76 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.95 € 2.61 €      -11.58 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.00 € 14.00 €      +55.56 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Dublin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 € 3.00 €      +7.14 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 59.95 € 130.00 €      +116.85 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.90 € 4.00 €      -32.20 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 € 2.41 €      +50.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.00 € 26.75 €      -40.56 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.88 € 5.38 €      -8.64 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 € 29,000.00 €      +16.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,787.11 € 26,050.48 €      +1.02 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Dublin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 95.66 € 151.55 €      +58.42 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 € 0.27 €      +294.16 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 21.76 € 51.44 €      +136.41 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Dublin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.40 € 41.35 €      -0.12 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.42 € 15.71 €      -40.54 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 € 12.00 €      -20.00 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Dublin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 330.44 € 1,052.41 €      +218.49 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,200.00 € 9,185.00 €      +76.63 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Dublin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.24 € 84.35 €      -1.05 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.74 € 32.92 €      -10.40 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.23 € 81.66 €      -3.06 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 121.39 € 88.14 €      -27.39 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Dublin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,007.81 € 1,680.39 €      +66.74 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 793.12 € 1,418.00 €      +78.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,956.67 € 2,918.75 €      +49.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,363.33 € 2,254.44 €      +65.36 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Dublin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 797.85 € 549.08 €      -31.18 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 441.66 € 358.63 €      -18.80 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Dublin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,481.58 € 2,981.69 €      +20.15 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.15 3.21      +179.38 %
Last update: September 2021September 2021
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