Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Florence 

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Cost of Living in Florence is 8.2% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Florence is 5.1% lower than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Florence are 3.8% higher than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Florence are 13.3% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Florence are 8.6% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Florence is 38.2% lower than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Florence Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 15.00 €      0.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 € 80.00 €      -11.1 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 € 10.00 €      0.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 € 6.00 €      -25.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 € 5.00 €      -37.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.48 € 1.59 €      -64.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.68 € 2.84 €      +6.2 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.79 € 1.42 €      -20.6 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Florence Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.45 € 5.76 €      +29.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.57 € 1.78 €      -30.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.17 € 1.48 €      +26.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.90 € 4.29 €      +48.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.55 € 6.86 €      +93.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.23 € 4.85 €      -7.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.43 € 7.26 €      -23.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.03 € 1.23 €      +19.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.80 € 0.84 €      +4.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.97 € 1.11 €      +14.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.75 € 1.18 €      -32.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.54 € 0.83 €      +53.4 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.81 € 0.70 €      -13.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.94 € 1.52 €      -21.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 € 0.58 €      -67.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 € 5.75 €      -58.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.63 € 1.71 €      -35.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.09 € 2.04 €      -34.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.40 € 6.00 €      -42.3 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Florence Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.95 € 1.70 €      -42.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 66.60 € 35.00 €      -47.4 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.75 € 4.50 €      -33.3 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.93 € 3.22 €      +66.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.40 € 32.00 €      -43.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.19 € 6.69 €      -6.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,490.00 € 26,000.00 €      -20.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,916.11 € 29,625.00 €      -12.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Florence Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 110.73 € 228.51 €      +106.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 24.49 € 12.46 €      -49.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.23 € 29.01 €      +50.8 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Florence Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.76 € 70.70 €      +61.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.71 € 18.80 €      -23.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.00 € 9.75 €      -42.6 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Florence Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 311.23 € 616.00 €      +97.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,365.60 € 19,195.00 €      +129.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Florence Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 86.48 € 71.56 €      -17.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.41 € 31.78 €      +4.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.53 € 61.11 €      -16.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.17 € 108.89 €      +14.4 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Florence Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,009.81 € 988.24 €      -2.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 797.24 € 709.38 €      -11.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,775.19 € 2,059.38 €      +16.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,308.80 € 1,319.23 €      +0.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Florence Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 701.93 € 501.67 €      -28.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 401.78 € 353.03 €      -12.1 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Florence Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,721.80 € 1,597.86 €      -41.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.82 4.65      +21.7 %
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