Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Bratislava 

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Consumer Prices in Bratislava are 27.0% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bratislava are 30.0% lower than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Bratislava are 37.4% lower than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Bratislava are 42.0% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Bratislava are 26.1% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Bratislava is 41.6% lower than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Bratislava Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 € 8.00 €      -38.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 € 45.00 €      -43.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 € 7.00 €      -22.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 € 2.00 €      -71.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.50 € 2.50 €      -66.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.01 € 2.32 €      -42.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.51 € 1.91 €      -23.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.66 € 1.62 €      -2.7 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Bratislava Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.79 € 3.54 €      -6.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.05 € 1.20 €      -41.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.98 € 0.68 €      -30.9 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.51 € 2.57 €      +2.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.30 € 4.97 €      +50.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.67 € 2.86 €      -38.7 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.75 € 5.37 €      -30.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.03 € 0.69 €      -33.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 € 0.70 €      -6.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.95 € 0.90 €      -5.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.61 € 1.43 €      -11.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.46 € 0.48 €      +4.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.63 € 0.41 €      -34.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.77 € 1.22 €      -31.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.58 € 0.72 €      -54.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 € 5.00 €      -58.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.58 € 0.93 €      -64.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.70 € 1.48 €      -44.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.50 € 4.50 €      -52.6 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Bratislava Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 € 0.90 €      -70.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 € 30.00 €      -53.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.75 € 4.00 €      -40.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.93 € 1.61 €      -16.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 53.40 € 15.60 €      -70.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.03 € 6.71 €      -16.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 € 23,000.00 €      -23.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,388.00 € 22,489.17 €      -28.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Bratislava Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 100.32 € 209.75 €      +109.1 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 € 0.07 €      +0.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 17.79 € 18.82 €      +5.8 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Bratislava Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.23 € 33.39 €      -2.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 28.06 € 11.71 €      -58.3 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 € 9.00 €      -40.0 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Bratislava Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 433.12 € 506.16 €      +16.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 4,960.00 € 14,857.14 €      +199.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Bratislava Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 82.96 € 66.00 €      -20.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.96 € 32.00 €      -8.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 74.66 € 69.64 €      -6.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 108.24 € 95.79 €      -11.5 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Bratislava Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 997.43 € 652.69 €      -34.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 798.91 € 498.86 €      -37.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,898.89 € 1,172.41 €      -38.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,337.78 € 828.00 €      -38.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Bratislava Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 690.77 € 441.79 €      -36.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 396.27 € 316.36 €      -20.2 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Bratislava Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,938.76 € 1,200.32 €      -59.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.15 1.75      +52.0 %
Last update: January 2023January 2023
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