Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Lisbon 

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Consumer Prices in Lisbon are 32.38% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Lisbon are 28.82% lower than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Lisbon are 20.84% lower than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Lisbon are 45.60% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Lisbon are 38.88% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Lisbon is 43.56% 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 € 36.00 €      -55.00 %
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) 4.01 € 1.66 €      -58.60 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.58 € 1.40 €      -45.55 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.82 € 1.11 €      -39.17 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Lisbon Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.68 € 2.57 €      -30.29 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.93 € 1.06 €      -45.08 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.04 € 0.42 €      -59.27 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.38 € 1.91 €      -19.66 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.27 € 3.25 €      -0.63 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.05 € 2.22 €      -55.92 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.65 € 4.66 €      -29.95 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.08 € 0.70 €      -35.07 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 € 0.46 €      -35.04 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.00 € 0.58 €      -41.54 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.36 € 0.68 €      -50.12 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.47 € 0.44 €      -5.96 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.62 € 0.47 €      -24.11 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.64 € 0.99 €      -39.48 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.52 € 0.53 €      -65.11 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 € 4.00 €      -66.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.58 € 1.10 €      -57.20 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.21 € 2.31 €      -27.85 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.80 € 5.10 €      -42.05 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Lisbon Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 € 1.70 €      -39.29 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 59.70 € 40.00 €      -33.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.90 € 3.25 €      -44.92 %
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) 5.62 € 5.75 €      +2.41 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 € 26,109.00 €      +4.44 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,100.21 € 27,247.23 €      +8.55 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Lisbon Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 86.52 € 114.28 €      +32.09 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 € 0.18 €      +163.85 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 22.39 € 32.89 €      +46.91 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Lisbon Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.40 € 31.65 €      -23.54 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.00 € 12.94 €      -52.06 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 € 7.10 €      -52.67 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Lisbon Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 328.68 € 420.80 €      +28.03 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,200.00 € 8,150.40 €      +56.74 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Lisbon Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.54 € 77.62 €      -9.25 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.53 € 28.59 €      -21.73 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.54 € 68.41 €      -18.11 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 121.84 € 77.24 €      -36.61 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Lisbon Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,007.00 € 846.41 €      -15.95 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 799.71 € 655.98 €      -17.97 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,972.00 € 1,521.11 €      -22.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,373.08 € 1,053.85 €      -23.25 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Lisbon Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 761.09 € 418.13 €      -45.06 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 441.91 € 243.65 €      -44.86 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Lisbon Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,522.87 € 1,013.50 €      -59.83 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.15 2.18      +89.29 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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