Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Budva 

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Consumer Prices in Budva are 36.1% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Budva are 30.8% lower than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Budva are 15.7% lower than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Budva are 42.8% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Budva are 44.1% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Budva is 60.4% lower than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Budva Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 10.00 €      -33.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 € 50.00 €      -44.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 € 6.00 €      -40.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 € 3.00 €      -62.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 € 2.50 €      -68.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.42 € 2.17 €      -51.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.62 € 1.93 €      -26.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.78 € 1.42 €      -20.3 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Budva Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.40 € 4.78 €      +8.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.57 € 0.82 €      -68.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.17 € 0.83 €      -28.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.95 € 2.65 €      -10.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.55 € 3.59 €      +1.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.30 € 2.83 €      -46.6 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.58 € 4.37 €      -54.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.03 € 0.45 €      -55.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.79 € 0.76 €      -4.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.98 € 0.62 €      -36.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.78 € 1.11 €      -37.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 € 0.44 €      -19.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.82 € 0.58 €      -29.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.94 € 1.01 €      -47.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.80 € 0.73 €      -59.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 € 6.00 €      -57.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.68 € 1.00 €      -62.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.19 € 1.65 €      -48.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.20 € 3.50 €      -65.7 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Budva Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 € 1.50 €      -50.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 66.60 € 32.50 €      -51.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.30 € 1.00 €      -84.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.93 € 2.41 €      +25.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.40 € 10.00 €      -82.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.22 € 5.75 €      -20.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,245.00 € 27,000.00 €      -16.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,916.11 € 24,000.00 €      -29.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Budva Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 109.65 € 129.37 €      +18.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 24.31 € 16.21 €      -33.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.17 € 26.42 €      +37.8 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Budva Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.38 € 44.25 €      +6.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.29 € 15.50 €      -38.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.00 € 5.75 €      -66.2 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Budva Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 308.71 € 370.00 €      +19.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,365.60 € 8,700.00 €      +4.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Budva Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 83.80 € 76.25 €      -9.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.06 € 28.33 €      -5.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 70.87 € 109.38 €      +54.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 93.59 € 187.50 €      +100.3 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Budva Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,000.62 € 753.57 €      -24.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 795.97 € 566.67 €      -28.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,770.86 € 1,625.00 €      -8.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,300.66 € 1,163.33 €      -10.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Budva Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 679.21 € 288.93 €      -57.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 400.02 € 209.03 €      -47.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Budva Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,816.45 € 771.75 €      -72.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.61 5.27      +45.7 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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