Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Florence 

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Consumer Prices in Florence are 7.14% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Florence are 12.24% lower than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Florence are 23.71% lower than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Florence are 15.03% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Florence are 6.52% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Florence is 37.27% lower than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Florence Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 € 15.00 €      +15.38 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 € 60.00 €      -25.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 8.00 €      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 € 5.00 €      -16.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 € 4.00 €      -42.86 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.01 € 1.31 €      -67.32 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.58 € 2.37 €      -8.01 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.82 € 1.22 €      -32.98 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Florence Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.68 € 4.66 €      +26.67 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.93 € 1.41 €      -26.62 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.02 € 0.94 €      -7.54 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.38 € 3.39 €      +42.77 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.27 € 6.19 €      +89.12 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.05 € 4.18 €      -17.10 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.65 € 7.37 €      +10.91 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.08 € 0.98 €      -9.06 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 € 0.78 €      +9.40 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.00 € 1.06 €      +5.89 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.36 € 0.87 €      -36.34 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.47 € 0.59 €      +25.86 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.62 € 0.63 €      +2.37 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.64 € 0.94 €      -42.89 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.52 € 0.32 €      -79.16 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 € 5.20 €      -56.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.56 € 1.17 €      -54.15 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.21 € 1.78 €      -44.51 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.80 € 5.50 €      -37.50 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Florence Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 € 1.50 €      -46.43 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 59.70 € 35.00 €      -41.37 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.90 € 3.60 €      -38.98 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 € 1.59 €      -1.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.00 € 31.00 €      -31.11 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.62 € 5.67 €      +0.91 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 € 23,000.00 €      -8.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,100.21 € 22,375.00 €      -10.86 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Florence Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 86.52 € 153.70 €      +77.64 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 € 0.14 €      +97.89 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 22.39 € 29.71 €      +32.69 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Florence Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.40 € 59.22 €      +43.05 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.00 € 21.86 €      -19.05 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 € 8.50 €      -43.33 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Florence Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 328.68 € 507.14 €      +54.29 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,200.00 € 11,400.00 €      +119.23 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Florence Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.54 € 78.53 €      -8.19 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.53 € 29.34 €      -19.69 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.54 € 81.33 €      -2.64 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 121.84 € 109.25 €      -10.34 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Florence Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,007.00 € 765.65 €      -23.97 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 799.71 € 599.20 €      -25.07 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,972.00 € 1,525.00 €      -22.67 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,373.08 € 1,040.62 €      -24.21 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Florence Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 761.09 € 442.25 €      -41.89 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 441.91 € 290.47 €      -34.27 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Florence Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,551.44 € 1,404.55 €      -44.95 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.15 1.79      +56.04 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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