Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Alicante 

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Cost of Living in Alicante is 32.5% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Alicante is 30.5% lower than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Alicante are 24.9% lower than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Alicante are 37.2% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Alicante are 37.0% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Alicante is 22.8% lower than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Alicante Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 13.00 €      -13.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 € 45.00 €      -50.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 € 8.35 €      -16.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 € 2.75 €      -65.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 € 3.50 €      -56.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.46 € 1.90 €      -57.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.64 € 1.76 €      -33.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.81 € 1.56 €      -13.8 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Alicante Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.43 € 4.13 €      -6.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.57 € 1.13 €      -56.1 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.17 € 0.56 €      -51.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.95 € 2.40 €      -18.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.52 € 4.44 €      +26.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.28 € 3.09 €      -41.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.58 € 5.76 €      -39.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.03 € 0.81 €      -20.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.79 € 0.71 €      -10.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.98 € 0.61 €      -37.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.78 € 0.93 €      -47.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 € 0.61 €      +11.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.82 € 0.44 €      -46.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.94 € 1.00 €      -48.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.80 € 0.61 €      -66.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 € 4.13 €      -70.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.68 € 0.92 €      -65.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.19 € 1.58 €      -50.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.20 € 5.10 €      -50.0 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Alicante Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 € 1.48 €      -50.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 66.60 € 27.50 €      -58.7 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.60 € 1.98 €      -70.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.93 € 1.93 €      0.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.40 € 15.00 €      -73.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.23 € 6.13 €      -15.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,245.00 € 33,365.00 €      +3.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,916.11 € 25,000.00 €      -26.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Alicante Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 110.73 € 122.25 €      +10.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 24.31 € 18.64 €      -23.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.37 € 30.92 €      +59.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Alicante Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.69 € 44.33 €      +6.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.06 € 12.25 €      -54.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.00 € 7.95 €      -53.2 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Alicante Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 308.71 € 616.67 €      +99.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,365.60 € 9,392.25 €      +12.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Alicante Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 86.48 € 60.00 €      -30.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.41 € 28.00 €      -7.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.04 € 75.00 €      +2.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.17 € 90.83 €      -4.6 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Alicante Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,013.59 € 878.57 €      -13.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 810.88 € 625.00 €      -22.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,794.63 € 1,350.99 €      -24.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,323.85 € 858.93 €      -35.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Alicante Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 704.79 € 251.86 €      -64.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 407.19 € 157.93 €      -61.2 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Alicante Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,728.81 € 1,465.42 €      -46.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.86 3.58      -7.2 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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