Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Moscow 

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Consumer Prices in Moscow are 25.24% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Moscow are 19.62% lower than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Moscow are 6.14% lower than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Moscow are 23.62% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Moscow are 31.63% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Moscow is 36.93% lower than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Moscow Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 €
(860.45 руб)
12.09 €
(800.00 руб)
     -7.03 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 €
(5,295.08 руб)
60.43 €
(4,000.00 руб)
     -24.46 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.22 €
(610.59 руб)
6.04 €
(400.00 руб)
     -34.49 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 €
(463.32 руб)
3.78 €
(250.00 руб)
     -46.04 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 €
(529.51 руб)
3.78 €
(250.00 руб)
     -52.79 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.09 €
(270.67 руб)
3.15 €
(208.56 руб)
     -22.95 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.57 €
(170.24 руб)
1.21 €
(79.98 руб)
     -53.02 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.68 €
(111.17 руб)
0.69 €
(45.44 руб)
     -59.13 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Moscow Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.79 €
(250.66 руб)
5.00 €
(330.73 руб)
     +31.94 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.10 €
(138.94 руб)
0.71 €
(47.08 руб)
     -66.12 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.00 €
(66.00 руб)
0.79 €
(52.44 руб)
     -20.54 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.43 €
(160.51 руб)
1.74 €
(115.11 руб)
     -28.29 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.30 €
(218.25 руб)
5.60 €
(370.96 руб)
     +69.97 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.68 €
(309.83 руб)
2.40 €
(158.99 руб)
     -48.68 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.89 €
(522.54 руб)
4.81 €
(318.06 руб)
     -39.13 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.04 €
(69.11 руб)
0.71 €
(47.28 руб)
     -31.58 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 €
(50.54 руб)
0.56 €
(37.36 руб)
     -26.08 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.99 €
(65.57 руб)
0.77 €
(51.17 руб)
     -21.96 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.59 €
(105.56 руб)
1.23 €
(81.21 руб)
     -23.06 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.50 €
(33.26 руб)
0.34 €
(22.33 руб)
     -32.87 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.64 €
(42.49 руб)
0.29 €
(19.46 руб)
     -54.20 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.86 €
(123.39 руб)
1.40 €
(92.73 руб)
     -24.85 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.65 €
(109.03 руб)
0.80 €
(52.67 руб)
     -51.69 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 €
(794.26 руб)
10.58 €
(700.00 руб)
     -11.87 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.56 €
(169.26 руб)
1.10 €
(72.57 руб)
     -57.13 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.80 €
(185.52 руб)
2.31 €
(152.79 руб)
     -17.65 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.55 €
(632.10 руб)
3.02 €
(200.00 руб)
     -68.36 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Moscow Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 €
(185.33 руб)
0.77 €
(51.00 руб)
     -72.48 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 €
(4,302.25 руб)
36.26 €
(2,400.00 руб)
     -44.22 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.90 €
(456.70 руб)
2.42 €
(160.00 руб)
     -64.97 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.09 €
(138.48 руб)
0.36 €
(24.14 руб)
     -82.57 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 53.40 €
(3,534.47 руб)
8.13 €
(538.00 руб)
     -84.78 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.41 €
(556.87 руб)
3.03 €
(200.30 руб)
     -64.03 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 €
(1,985,656.10 руб)
33,238.38 €
(2,200,000.00 руб)
     +10.79 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,142.86 €
(2,061,300.15 руб)
36,300.79 €
(2,402,696.33 руб)
     +16.56 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Moscow Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 103.27 €
(6,835.22 руб)
136.24 €
(9,017.52 руб)
     +31.93 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.08 €
(5.13 руб)
0.04 €
(2.44 руб)
     -52.40 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 21.68 €
(1,435.03 руб)
7.84 €
(519.21 руб)
     -63.82 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Moscow Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.91 €
(2,443.32 руб)
49.77 €
(3,294.46 руб)
     +34.84 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 36.08 €
(2,387.88 руб)
30.56 €
(2,022.96 руб)
     -15.28 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 €
(992.83 руб)
7.55 €
(500.00 руб)
     -49.64 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Moscow Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 359.44 €
(23,791.10 руб)
593.10 €
(39,256.41 руб)
     +65.00 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,288.89 €
(350,063.82 руб)
10,891.72 €
(720,906.96 руб)
     +105.94 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Moscow Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 91.67 €
(6,067.28 руб)
100.43 €
(6,647.30 руб)
     +9.56 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.94 €
(2,577.46 руб)
58.58 €
(3,877.59 руб)
     +50.44 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.06 €
(5,033.97 руб)
128.95 €
(8,535.21 руб)
     +69.55 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 128.25 €
(8,488.68 руб)
140.59 €
(9,305.71 руб)
     +9.62 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Moscow Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 995.71 €
(65,904.87 руб)
1,077.54 €
(71,320.51 руб)
     +8.22 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 799.14 €
(52,893.83 руб)
623.86 €
(41,292.31 руб)
     -21.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,007.89 €
(132,899.61 руб)
2,059.00 €
(136,282.05 руб)
     +2.55 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,386.84 €
(91,793.05 руб)
1,101.29 €
(72,892.86 руб)
     -20.59 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Moscow Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 780.38 €
(51,652.15 руб)
678.61 €
(44,916.34 руб)
     -13.04 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 421.34 €
(27,887.82 руб)
368.13 €
(24,366.09 руб)
     -12.63 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Moscow Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,728.03 €
(180,564.48 руб)
1,382.94 €
(91,534.64 руб)
     -49.31 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.23 10.27      +735.44 %
Last update: December 2022December 2022
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