Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Moscow 

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Consumer Prices in Moscow are 44.56% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Moscow are 39.47% lower than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Moscow are 27.93% lower than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Moscow are 46.78% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Moscow are 50.53% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Moscow is 40.35% lower than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Moscow Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.50 €
(1,064.47 руб)
9.39 €
(800.00 руб)
     -24.85 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 €
(6,812.60 руб)
35.23 €
(3,000.00 руб)
     -55.96 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €
(681.26 руб)
4.11 €
(350.00 руб)
     -48.62 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 €
(510.95 руб)
2.47 €
(210.00 руб)
     -58.90 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 €
(596.10 руб)
2.35 €
(200.00 руб)
     -66.45 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.92 €
(334.05 руб)
2.10 €
(179.06 руб)
     -46.40 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.61 €
(222.58 руб)
0.72 €
(61.62 руб)
     -72.32 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.77 €
(150.40 руб)
0.51 €
(43.25 руб)
     -71.24 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Moscow Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.76 €
(319.78 руб)
3.24 €
(276.07 руб)
     -13.67 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.99 €
(169.37 руб)
0.51 €
(43.58 руб)
     -74.27 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.99 €
(84.54 руб)
0.51 €
(43.01 руб)
     -49.12 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.26 €
(192.35 руб)
1.23 €
(104.80 руб)
     -45.52 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.47 €
(295.42 руб)
3.54 €
(301.34 руб)
     +2.00 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.99 €
(425.13 руб)
1.63 €
(139.02 руб)
     -67.30 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.69 €
(570.01 руб)
3.19 €
(272.02 руб)
     -52.28 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.10 €
(94.03 руб)
0.60 €
(51.47 руб)
     -45.26 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.75 €
(63.52 руб)
0.40 €
(33.88 руб)
     -46.67 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.01 €
(86.11 руб)
0.58 €
(49.43 руб)
     -42.60 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.40 €
(119.20 руб)
1.04 €
(88.54 руб)
     -25.72 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.48 €
(40.89 руб)
0.24 €
(20.32 руб)
     -50.30 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.63 €
(53.97 руб)
0.21 €
(17.71 руб)
     -67.19 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.63 €
(138.50 руб)
1.04 €
(88.71 руб)
     -35.95 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.55 €
(131.81 руб)
0.51 €
(43.75 руб)
     -66.81 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 €
(1,021.89 руб)
7.05 €
(600.00 руб)
     -41.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.43 €
(206.65 руб)
0.77 €
(65.22 руб)
     -68.44 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.95 €
(251.21 руб)
1.50 €
(127.72 руб)
     -49.16 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.00 €
(766.42 руб)
2.06 €
(175.00 руб)
     -77.17 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Moscow Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 €
(238.44 руб)
0.59 €
(50.00 руб)
     -79.03 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 59.95 €
(5,105.19 руб)
26.36 €
(2,245.00 руб)
     -56.03 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.90 €
(502.43 руб)
1.76 €
(150.00 руб)
     -70.15 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 €
(137.05 руб)
0.28 €
(24.14 руб)
     -82.39 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.00 €
(3,832.09 руб)
7.05 €
(600.00 руб)
     -84.34 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.88 €
(501.03 руб)
2.20 €
(186.99 руб)
     -62.68 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 €
(2,128,938.69 руб)
19,963.00 €
(1,700,000.00 руб)
     -20.15 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,787.11 €
(2,195,967.14 руб)
19,442.07 €
(1,655,638.75 руб)
     -24.61 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Moscow Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 95.66 €
(8,146.38 руб)
99.87 €
(8,504.53 руб)
     +4.40 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 €
(5.93 руб)
0.03 €
(2.15 руб)
     -63.72 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 21.76 €
(1,852.84 руб)
5.56 €
(473.80 руб)
     -74.43 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Moscow Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.40 €
(3,525.24 руб)
38.63 €
(3,289.66 руб)
     -6.68 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.42 €
(2,249.58 руб)
25.35 €
(2,158.82 руб)
     -4.03 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 €
(1,277.36 руб)
5.28 €
(450.00 руб)
     -64.77 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Moscow Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 330.44 €
(28,139.25 руб)
471.35 €
(40,138.89 руб)
     +42.64 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,200.00 €
(442,819.25 руб)
10,066.09 €
(857,203.32 руб)
     +93.58 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Moscow Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.24 €
(7,258.95 руб)
76.82 €
(6,541.76 руб)
     -9.88 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.74 €
(3,128.61 руб)
40.47 €
(3,446.15 руб)
     +10.15 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.23 €
(7,173.10 руб)
75.08 €
(6,394.05 руб)
     -10.86 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 121.39 €
(10,337.52 руб)
96.19 €
(8,191.43 руб)
     -20.76 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Moscow Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,007.81 €
(85,822.84 руб)
792.02 €
(67,446.81 руб)
     -21.41 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 793.12 €
(67,540.58 руб)
444.29 €
(37,834.86 руб)
     -43.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,956.67 €
(166,624.93 руб)
1,636.04 €
(139,320.99 руб)
     -16.39 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,363.33 €
(116,098.12 руб)
822.01 €
(70,000.00 руб)
     -39.71 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Moscow Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 797.85 €
(67,943.37 руб)
486.75 €
(41,450.45 руб)
     -38.99 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 441.66 €
(37,610.46 руб)
240.57 €
(20,486.34 руб)
     -45.53 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Moscow Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,481.58 €
(211,325.00 руб)
895.94 €
(76,296.20 руб)
     -63.90 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.15 8.35      +627.63 %
Last update: September 2021September 2021
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