Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Brighton 

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Consumer Prices in Brighton are 4.1% lower than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Brighton are 8.3% higher than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Brighton are 38.2% higher than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Brighton are 4.8% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Brighton are 11.1% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Brighton is 21.8% lower than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Brighton Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.10 €
(11.75 £)
16.72 €
(15.00 £)
     +27.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 €
(71.75 £)
66.90 €
(60.00 £)
     -16.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 €
(8.07 £)
6.69 €
(6.00 £)
     -25.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 €
(6.28 £)
5.57 €
(5.00 £)
     -20.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.50 €
(6.73 £)
4.46 €
(4.00 £)
     -40.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.00 €
(3.58 £)
3.42 €
(3.06 £)
     -14.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.48 €
(2.22 £)
1.83 €
(1.64 £)
     -26.2 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.67 €
(1.50 £)
1.29 €
(1.16 £)
     -23.0 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Brighton Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.83 €
(3.43 £)
4.87 €
(4.37 £)
     +27.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.01 €
(1.81 £)
1.01 €
(0.90 £)
     -50.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.99 €
(0.89 £)
0.85 €
(0.76 £)
     -14.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.51 €
(2.25 £)
2.43 €
(2.18 £)
     -3.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.26 €
(2.92 £)
3.28 €
(2.94 £)
     +0.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.70 €
(4.22 £)
3.06 €
(2.75 £)
     -34.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.90 €
(7.08 £)
5.54 €
(4.97 £)
     -29.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.01 €
(0.91 £)
1.08 €
(0.97 £)
     +6.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 €
(0.66 £)
0.59 €
(0.53 £)
     -20.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.93 €
(0.84 £)
1.21 €
(1.08 £)
     +29.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.60 €
(1.43 £)
1.18 €
(1.06 £)
     -26.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.46 €
(0.41 £)
0.44 €
(0.40 £)
     -3.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.61 €
(0.55 £)
0.43 €
(0.39 £)
     -29.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.74 €
(1.56 £)
0.77 €
(0.69 £)
     -55.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.60 €
(1.43 £)
1.19 €
(1.07 £)
     -25.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 €
(10.76 £)
7.80 €
(7.00 £)
     -35.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.60 €
(2.33 £)
2.66 €
(2.39 £)
     +2.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.70 €
(2.42 £)
2.38 €
(2.14 £)
     -11.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.55 €
(8.57 £)
14.49 €
(13.00 £)
     +51.8 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Brighton Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 €
(2.69 £)
3.01 €
(2.70 £)
     +0.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 €
(58.30 £)
93.66 €
(84.00 £)
     +44.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.90 €
(6.19 £)
3.12 €
(2.80 £)
     -54.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.93 €
(1.73 £)
2.46 €
(2.20 £)
     +27.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 53.40 €
(47.89 £)
22.08 €
(19.80 £)
     -58.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.03 €
(7.20 £)
6.69 €
(6.00 £)
     -16.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,000.00 €
(28,700.00 £)
24,529.62 €
(22,000.00 £)
     -23.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,388.00 €
(28,151.11 £)
29,351.92 €
(26,325.00 £)
     -6.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Brighton Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 103.33 €
(92.67 £)
229.54 €
(205.87 £)
     +122.1 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 €
(0.06 £)
0.08 €
(0.07 £)
     +19.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 18.07 €
(16.21 £)
33.45 €
(30.00 £)
     +85.1 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Brighton Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.05 €
(30.54 £)
40.51 €
(36.33 £)
     +19.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.50 €
(24.66 £)
14.34 €
(12.86 £)
     -47.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 €
(13.45 £)
13.83 €
(12.40 £)
     -7.8 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Brighton Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 433.12 €
(388.46 £)
1,085.25 €
(973.33 £)
     +150.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 4,960.00 €
(4,448.50 £)
15,609.76 €
(14,000.00 £)
     +214.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Brighton Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 82.65 €
(74.13 £)
65.62 €
(58.86 £)
     -20.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.86 €
(31.27 £)
39.02 €
(35.00 £)
     +11.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 74.44 €
(66.76 £)
76.93 €
(69.00 £)
     +3.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 108.24 €
(97.08 £)
79.64 €
(71.43 £)
     -26.4 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Brighton Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 995.62 €
(892.95 £)
1,291.52 €
(1,158.33 £)
     +29.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 786.03 €
(704.97 £)
1,067.60 €
(957.50 £)
     +35.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,902.80 €
(1,706.57 £)
2,550.52 €
(2,287.50 £)
     +34.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,352.80 €
(1,213.29 £)
1,995.00 €
(1,789.26 £)
     +47.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Brighton Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 673.88 €
(604.39 £)
671.57 €
(602.32 £)
     -0.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 388.60 €
(348.52 £)
598.61 €
(536.88 £)
     +54.0 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Brighton Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,988.06 €
(2,679.91 £)
2,528.67 €
(2,267.90 £)
     -15.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.24 2.59      +108.0 %
Last update: February 2023January 2023
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