Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Lisbon 

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Cost of Living in Lisbon is 25.5% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Lisbon is 10.5% lower than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Lisbon are 31.0% higher than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Lisbon are 32.1% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Lisbon are 30.2% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Lisbon is 50.7% lower than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Lisbon Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 13.75 €      -8.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 € 50.00 €      -44.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 € 8.90 €      -11.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 € 3.00 €      -62.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 € 4.00 €      -50.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.46 € 2.26 €      -49.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.64 € 1.76 €      -33.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.81 € 1.23 €      -32.1 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Lisbon Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.43 € 3.62 €      -18.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.55 € 1.31 €      -48.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.17 € 0.64 €      -44.9 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.88 € 2.82 €      -2.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.55 € 4.66 €      +31.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.22 € 3.22 €      -38.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.64 € 5.66 €      -41.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.02 € 0.98 €      -4.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.80 € 0.63 €      -20.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.96 € 0.80 €      -16.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.77 € 1.03 €      -41.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.54 € 0.81 €      +48.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.82 € 0.83 €      +2.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.94 € 1.53 €      -21.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 € 0.77 €      -57.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 € 5.00 €      -64.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.62 € 1.25 €      -52.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.13 € 2.64 €      -15.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.30 € 5.50 €      -46.6 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Lisbon Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 € 2.00 €      -33.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 66.60 € 40.00 €      -39.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.60 € 3.60 €      -45.5 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.93 € 1.13 €      -41.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.40 € 15.00 €      -73.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.23 € 6.94 €      -3.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,245.00 € 30,000.00 €      -7.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,916.11 € 33,234.29 €      -2.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Lisbon Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 110.73 € 132.34 €      +19.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 24.31 € 22.88 €      -5.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.37 € 38.59 €      +99.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Lisbon Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.69 € 40.52 €      -2.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.29 € 12.76 €      -49.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.00 € 8.00 €      -52.9 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Lisbon Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 308.71 € 532.46 €      +72.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,365.60 € 13,238.35 €      +58.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Lisbon Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 86.48 € 77.31 €      -10.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.41 € 34.12 €      +12.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.04 € 80.09 €      +9.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.17 € 97.21 €      +2.1 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Lisbon Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,013.59 € 1,328.81 €      +31.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 810.88 € 920.85 €      +13.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,794.63 € 2,563.27 €      +42.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,323.85 € 1,661.90 €      +25.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Lisbon Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 704.79 € 568.18 €      -19.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 407.19 € 291.42 €      -28.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Lisbon Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,728.81 € 1,202.79 €      -55.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.86 3.96      +2.6 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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