Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Lisbon 

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Consumer Prices in Lisbon are 30.91% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Lisbon are 27.76% lower than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Lisbon are 20.75% lower than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Lisbon are 43.63% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Lisbon are 36.89% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Lisbon is 45.99% lower than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Lisbon Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 € 9.00 €      -30.77 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 € 39.00 €      -51.25 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 6.50 €      -18.75 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 € 2.00 €      -66.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 € 3.00 €      -57.14 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.98 € 1.82 €      -54.40 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.61 € 1.46 €      -44.15 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.82 € 1.16 €      -36.31 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Lisbon Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.73 € 2.55 €      -31.72 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.95 € 1.08 €      -44.97 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.00 € 0.44 €      -56.47 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.41 € 1.91 €      -20.74 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.25 € 3.46 €      +6.33 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.06 € 2.22 €      -56.06 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.67 € 4.99 €      -25.27 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.09 € 0.74 €      -32.22 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.73 € 0.48 €      -34.14 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.00 € 0.62 €      -38.53 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.38 € 0.70 €      -49.55 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.47 € 0.45 €      -3.03 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.61 € 0.48 €      -21.72 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.66 € 1.01 €      -39.15 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.52 € 0.59 €      -61.05 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 € 4.00 €      -66.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.53 € 1.21 €      -52.17 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.21 € 2.31 €      -27.87 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.85 € 5.10 €      -42.37 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Lisbon Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 € 1.75 €      -37.50 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 59.70 € 40.00 €      -33.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.90 € 3.40 €      -42.37 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 € 0.76 €      -53.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.00 € 15.00 €      -66.67 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.69 € 5.85 €      +2.89 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 € 26,000.00 €      +4.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,272.44 € 27,193.00 €      +7.60 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Lisbon Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 87.39 € 117.01 €      +33.89 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 € 0.17 €      +140.22 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 22.66 € 34.00 €      +50.04 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Lisbon Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.18 € 32.97 €      -19.95 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.72 € 13.15 €      -50.78 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 € 7.00 €      -53.33 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Lisbon Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 325.05 € 421.22 €      +29.58 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,200.00 € 8,311.30 €      +59.83 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Lisbon Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.54 € 75.31 €      -11.96 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.20 € 30.00 €      -19.37 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 82.67 € 70.81 €      -14.34 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 121.15 € 79.24 €      -34.59 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Lisbon Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,010.00 € 861.43 €      -14.71 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 804.38 € 663.37 €      -17.53 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,003.70 € 1,545.56 €      -22.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,384.62 € 1,052.82 €      -23.96 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Lisbon Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 760.49 € 422.63 €      -44.43 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 435.71 € 246.58 €      -43.41 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Lisbon Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,536.17 € 989.52 €      -60.98 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.14 2.18      +90.37 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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