Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Bologna 

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Consumer Prices in Bologna are 5.1% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bologna are 3.7% lower than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Bologna are 0.6% higher than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Bologna are 10.8% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Bologna are 5.1% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Bologna is 39.9% lower than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Bologna Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 19.00 €      +26.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 € 70.00 €      -22.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 € 10.00 €      0.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 € 5.00 €      -37.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 € 4.50 €      -43.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.50 € 1.60 €      -64.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.58 € 2.70 €      +4.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.81 € 1.18 €      -34.4 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Bologna Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.36 € 6.23 €      +43.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.59 € 2.20 €      -15.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.12 € 1.22 €      +9.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.86 € 3.95 €      +38.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.58 € 7.06 €      +97.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.02 € 5.26 €      +4.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.30 € 7.65 €      -17.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.09 € 0.98 €      -10.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.77 € 0.99 €      +27.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.02 € 1.08 €      +6.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.76 € 1.64 €      -6.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.57 € 0.96 €      +68.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.81 € 0.59 €      -26.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.95 € 1.30 €      -33.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.73 € 0.45 €      -73.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.95 € 7.00 €      -53.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.70 € 1.93 €      -28.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.21 € 2.58 €      -19.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.30 € 5.60 €      -45.6 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Bologna Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.10 € 1.68 €      -46.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 € 36.00 €      -48.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.90 € 4.50 €      -34.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.97 € 3.02 €      +53.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.40 € 33.50 €      -40.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.28 € 6.74 €      -7.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,245.00 € 26,500.00 €      -17.8 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,661.67 € 29,966.67 €      -13.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Bologna Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 109.51 € 239.60 €      +118.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 24.23 € 10.64 €      -56.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.07 € 28.16 €      +47.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Bologna Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.77 € 52.18 €      +24.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.47 € 32.29 €      +22.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.00 € 10.50 €      -38.2 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Bologna Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 317.46 € 753.33 €      +137.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,742.80 € 25,498.00 €      +191.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Bologna Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 77.29 € 87.00 €      +12.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.03 € 35.75 €      +23.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 70.85 € 96.11 €      +35.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 90.46 € 145.83 €      +61.2 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Bologna Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 975.80 € 1,000.00 €      +2.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 797.90 € 739.00 €      -7.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,746.48 € 1,844.16 €      +5.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,285.93 € 1,250.00 €      -2.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Bologna Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 683.62 € 430.83 €      -37.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 400.80 € 269.73 €      -32.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Bologna Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,838.87 € 1,644.30 €      -42.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.37 4.83      +43.5 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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