Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Brighton 

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Cost of Living in Brighton is 1.3% higher than in Helsinki (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Brighton is 18.3% higher than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Brighton are 66.1% higher than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Brighton are 3.0% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Brighton are 5.0% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Brighton is 11.6% lower than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Brighton Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(12.68 £)
17.75 €
(15.00 £)
     +18.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 €
(76.07 £)
82.23 €
(69.50 £)
     -8.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 €
(8.45 £)
8.03 €
(6.79 £)
     -19.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 €
(6.76 £)
7.10 €
(6.00 £)
     -11.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 €
(6.76 £)
5.92 €
(5.00 £)
     -26.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.48 €
(3.79 £)
3.99 €
(3.37 £)
     -11.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.68 €
(2.26 £)
1.88 €
(1.59 £)
     -29.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.79 €
(1.51 £)
1.47 €
(1.24 £)
     -17.9 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Brighton Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.45 €
(3.76 £)
5.51 €
(4.65 £)
     +23.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.57 €
(2.18 £)
1.51 €
(1.27 £)
     -41.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.17 €
(0.99 £)
0.82 €
(0.69 £)
     -30.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.90 €
(2.45 £)
4.29 €
(3.62 £)
     +47.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.55 €
(3.00 £)
4.39 €
(3.71 £)
     +23.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.23 €
(4.42 £)
3.62 €
(3.06 £)
     -30.7 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.43 €
(7.97 £)
7.01 €
(5.92 £)
     -25.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.03 €
(0.87 £)
1.19 €
(1.00 £)
     +15.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.80 €
(0.68 £)
0.67 €
(0.56 £)
     -16.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.97 €
(0.82 £)
1.20 €
(1.02 £)
     +23.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.75 €
(1.48 £)
1.34 €
(1.13 £)
     -23.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.54 €
(0.46 £)
0.64 €
(0.54 £)
     +18.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.81 €
(0.68 £)
0.59 €
(0.50 £)
     -27.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.94 €
(1.64 £)
0.87 €
(0.73 £)
     -55.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 €
(1.52 £)
1.30 €
(1.10 £)
     -27.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 €
(11.83 £)
9.47 €
(8.00 £)
     -32.4 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.63 €
(2.23 £)
2.42 €
(2.04 £)
     -8.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.09 €
(2.62 £)
2.30 €
(1.94 £)
     -25.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.40 €
(8.79 £)
17.75 €
(15.00 £)
     +70.6 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Brighton Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.95 €
(2.49 £)
3.19 €
(2.70 £)
     +8.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 66.60 €
(56.29 £)
102.88 €
(86.96 £)
     +54.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.75 €
(5.71 £)
3.85 €
(3.25 £)
     -43.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.93 €
(1.63 £)
2.61 €
(2.20 £)
     +35.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.40 €
(47.67 £)
23.43 €
(19.80 £)
     -58.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.19 €
(6.08 £)
7.00 €
(5.92 £)
     -2.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,245.00 €
(27,253.14 £)
33,465.86 €
(28,285.00 £)
     +3.8 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,916.11 €
(28,665.55 £)
29,579.16 €
(25,000.00 £)
     -12.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Brighton Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 110.73 €
(93.59 £)
289.36 €
(244.57 £)
     +161.3 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 24.49 €
(20.70 £)
15.38 €
(13.00 £)
     -37.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.23 €
(16.26 £)
34.58 €
(29.23 £)
     +79.8 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Brighton Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.36 €
(36.65 £)
47.21 €
(39.90 £)
     +8.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.71 €
(20.88 £)
13.41 €
(11.33 £)
     -45.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.00 €
(14.37 £)
15.38 €
(13.00 £)
     -9.5 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Brighton Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 311.23 €
(263.05 £)
1,893.07 €
(1,600.00 £)
     +508.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,365.60 €
(7,070.52 £)
20,113.83 €
(17,000.00 £)
     +140.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Brighton Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 86.48 €
(73.10 £)
80.29 €
(67.86 £)
     -7.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.41 €
(25.70 £)
39.03 €
(32.99 £)
     +28.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.53 €
(62.14 £)
92.29 €
(78.00 £)
     +25.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.17 €
(80.44 £)
80.46 €
(68.00 £)
     -15.5 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Brighton Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,009.81 €
(853.48 £)
1,575.09 €
(1,331.25 £)
     +56.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 797.24 €
(673.82 £)
1,441.98 €
(1,218.75 £)
     +80.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,775.19 €
(1,500.37 £)
2,819.88 €
(2,383.33 £)
     +58.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,308.80 €
(1,106.18 £)
2,287.45 €
(1,933.33 £)
     +74.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Brighton Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 701.93 €
(593.26 £)
712.64 €
(602.32 £)
     +1.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 401.78 €
(339.58 £)
586.06 €
(495.33 £)
     +45.9 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Brighton Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,710.08 €
(2,290.53 £)
2,835.41 €
(2,396.46 £)
     +4.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.82 5.83      +52.7 %
Last update: June 2024May 2024
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