Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Alicante 

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Consumer Prices in Alicante are 31.45% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Alicante are 36.10% lower than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Alicante are 46.66% lower than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Alicante are 38.09% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Alicante are 36.55% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Alicante is 1.79% lower than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Alicante Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.50 € 12.00 €      -4.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 € 34.00 €      -57.50 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 7.20 €      -10.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 € 2.90 €      -51.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 € 2.50 €      -64.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.92 € 1.75 €      -55.39 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.61 € 1.14 €      -56.28 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.77 € 0.92 €      -47.63 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Alicante Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.76 € 3.03 €      -19.36 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.99 € 0.96 €      -51.78 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.99 € 0.43 €      -56.27 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.26 € 1.92 €      -15.19 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.47 € 4.18 €      +20.48 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.99 € 2.49 €      -50.03 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.69 € 4.42 €      -33.93 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.10 € 0.77 €      -30.22 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.75 € 0.69 €      -8.10 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.01 € 0.55 €      -45.21 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.40 € 0.69 €      -50.99 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.48 € 0.55 €      +15.35 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.63 € 0.48 €      -23.66 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.63 € 0.83 €      -49.27 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.55 € 0.58 €      -62.45 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 € 3.25 €      -72.92 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.43 € 0.81 €      -66.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.95 € 1.62 €      -45.20 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.95 € 5.00 €      -44.13 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Alicante Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 € 1.45 €      -48.21 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 59.95 € 40.00 €      -33.28 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.90 € 5.00 €      -15.25 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 € 2.13 €      +32.50 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.00 € 20.00 €      -55.56 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.88 € 4.79 €      -18.54 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 € 18,500.00 €      -26.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,787.11 € 20,500.00 €      -20.50 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Alicante Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 95.66 € 103.88 €      +8.58 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 € 0.13 €      +83.94 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 21.76 € 35.22 €      +61.86 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Alicante Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.40 € 45.00 €      +8.70 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.42 € 10.80 €      -59.12 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 € 7.00 €      -53.33 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Alicante Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 330.44 € 344.25 €      +4.18 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,200.00 € 9,392.25 €      +80.62 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Alicante Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.24 € 78.62 €      -7.76 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.74 € 19.67 €      -46.47 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.23 € 72.86 €      -13.51 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 121.39 € 72.86 €      -39.98 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Alicante Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,007.81 € 581.25 €      -42.33 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 793.12 € 489.29 €      -38.31 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,956.67 € 922.22 €      -52.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,363.33 € 738.75 €      -45.81 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Alicante Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 797.85 € 241.55 €      -69.73 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 441.66 € 176.25 €      -60.09 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Alicante Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,481.58 € 1,557.22 €      -37.25 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.15 2.04      +77.79 %
Last update: September 2021September 2021
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