Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Malaga 

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Consumer Prices in Malaga are 31.38% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Malaga are 33.09% lower than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Malaga are 37.07% lower than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Malaga are 39.57% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Malaga are 35.60% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Malaga is 11.34% lower than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Malaga Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 € 10.00 €      -16.67 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 83.00 € 40.00 €      -51.81 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 € 8.00 €      -11.11 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 € 3.00 €      -57.14 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 € 3.00 €      -62.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.03 € 1.68 €      -58.45 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.59 € 1.79 €      -30.93 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.64 € 1.25 €      -23.56 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Malaga Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.66 € 2.77 €      -24.38 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.16 € 0.81 €      -62.37 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.99 € 0.52 €      -46.76 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.30 € 2.11 €      -8.14 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.44 € 5.24 €      +52.25 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.85 € 2.97 €      -38.64 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.21 € 4.95 €      -31.37 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.06 € 0.64 €      -39.71 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 € 0.54 €      -28.69 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.01 € 0.45 €      -55.58 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.60 € 0.61 €      -61.66 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.48 € 0.43 €      -10.71 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.63 € 0.44 €      -29.89 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.89 € 0.97 €      -48.56 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.62 € 0.77 €      -52.29 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 € 4.00 €      -66.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.63 € 0.81 €      -69.11 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.81 € 1.58 €      -43.68 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.50 € 5.00 €      -47.37 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Malaga Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 € 1.40 €      -50.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 € 39.95 €      -38.54 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.45 € 4.00 €      -37.98 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.93 € 1.38 €      -28.33 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.20 € 19.20 €      -60.98 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.28 € 6.15 €      -25.68 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 € 22,500.00 €      -25.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,409.00 € 23,320.00 €      -17.91 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Malaga Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 100.00 € 118.19 €      +18.20 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.08 € 0.18 €      +119.26 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 21.83 € 33.58 €      +53.85 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Malaga Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.17 € 45.38 €      +29.03 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 37.08 € 12.62 €      -65.96 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 € 8.10 €      -46.00 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Malaga Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 414.86 € 399.29 €      -3.75 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,200.00 € 8,480.00 €      +63.08 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Malaga Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 89.58 € 80.00 €      -10.70 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.50 € 33.12 €      -18.21 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.54 € 71.25 €      -6.91 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 134.08 € 92.86 €      -30.75 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Malaga Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,041.30 € 683.57 €      -34.35 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 826.25 € 571.43 €      -30.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,053.57 € 1,150.00 €      -44.00 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,396.67 € 941.43 €      -32.59 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Malaga Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 845.41 € 328.25 €      -61.17 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 436.06 € 206.71 €      -52.60 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Malaga Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,587.29 € 1,534.72 €      -40.68 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.20 2.27      +89.42 %
Last update: May 2022May 2022
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