Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Malaga 

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Consumer Prices in Malaga are 30.40% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Malaga are 32.27% lower than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Malaga are 36.46% lower than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Malaga are 37.36% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Malaga are 36.07% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Malaga is 28.32% lower than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Malaga Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 € 10.00 €      -23.08 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 72.00 € 40.00 €      -44.44 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 8.00 €      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 € 2.50 €      -58.33 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 € 2.70 €      -61.43 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.07 € 1.48 €      -63.70 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.61 € 1.75 €      -32.95 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.77 € 1.16 €      -34.68 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Malaga Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.64 € 2.59 €      -28.85 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.97 € 0.86 €      -56.25 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.02 € 0.44 €      -56.90 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.44 € 1.97 €      -19.11 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.28 € 3.94 €      +20.07 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.96 € 2.70 €      -45.44 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.58 € 4.65 €      -29.35 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.12 € 0.73 €      -34.47 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.72 € 0.66 €      -8.17 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.97 € 0.52 €      -46.60 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.32 € 0.67 €      -48.91 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.47 € 0.46 €      -2.42 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.60 € 0.46 €      -22.87 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.66 € 0.96 €      -42.32 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.50 € 0.53 €      -65.09 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 € 4.00 €      -66.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.60 € 0.73 €      -71.81 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.90 € 1.24 €      -57.35 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.50 € 5.00 €      -41.18 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Malaga Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 € 1.35 €      -51.79 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 59.70 € 39.95 €      -33.08 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.90 € 3.18 €      -46.10 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 € 1.38 €      -14.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.00 € 19.20 €      -57.33 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.60 € 5.06 €      -9.73 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 € 19,750.00 €      -21.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,226.10 € 22,142.86 €      -12.22 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Malaga Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 88.55 € 114.26 €      +29.03 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 € 0.16 €      +132.03 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 21.83 € 38.44 €      +76.12 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Malaga Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.00 € 34.24 €      -14.40 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.50 € 13.00 €      -50.94 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 € 8.00 €      -46.67 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Malaga Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 324.81 € 391.67 €      +20.58 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 6,350.00 € 7,600.00 €      +19.69 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Malaga Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.76 € 75.80 €      -11.61 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.13 € 28.33 €      -21.58 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.08 € 66.36 €      -21.08 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 121.63 € 81.56 €      -32.95 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Malaga Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 981.78 € 666.67 €      -32.10 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 783.08 € 500.00 €      -36.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,941.38 € 1,203.33 €      -38.02 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,375.86 € 859.38 €      -37.54 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Malaga Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 755.09 € 280.45 €      -62.86 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 441.13 € 196.84 €      -55.38 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Malaga Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,631.66 € 1,277.57 €      -51.45 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.10 2.63      +137.98 %
Last update: March 2021March 2021
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