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Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Edinburgh 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Edinburgh are 6.03% lower than in Helsinki
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Edinburgh are 6.38% lower than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Edinburgh are 7.18% lower than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Edinburgh are 1.56% higher than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Edinburgh are 10.60% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Edinburgh is 4.06% lower than in Helsinki
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  HelsinkiEdinburghDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €
(10.62 £)
16.96 €
(15.00 £)
     +41.30 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 €
(57.50 £)
62.17 €
(55.00 £)
     -4.35 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €
(7.08 £)
5.94 €
(5.25 £)
     -25.75 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.25 €
(5.53 £)
4.52 €
(4.00 £)
     -27.65 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 €
(6.19 £)
4.52 €
(4.00 £)
     -35.41 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.82 €
(3.38 £)
3.04 €
(2.69 £)
     -20.39 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.67 €
(2.36 £)
1.46 €
(1.29 £)
     -45.32 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.98 €
(1.75 £)
0.99 €
(0.88 £)
     -49.84 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.58 €
(3.17 £)
3.93 €
(3.48 £)
     +9.66 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.81 €
(1.60 £)
0.95 €
(0.84 £)
     -47.39 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.81 €
(0.72 £)
0.55 €
(0.48 £)
     -32.47 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.92 €
(1.70 £)
2.07 €
(1.83 £)
     +7.72 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.04 €
(2.69 £)
3.07 €
(2.72 £)
     +1.16 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.41 €
(3.90 £)
3.75 €
(3.32 £)
     -14.95 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.90 €
(5.22 £)
4.01 €
(3.54 £)
     -32.07 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.91 €
(0.81 £)
0.85 €
(0.75 £)
     -6.98 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 €
(0.63 £)
0.57 €
(0.50 £)
     -19.70 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.79 €
(0.70 £)
0.80 €
(0.71 £)
     +1.53 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.33 €
(1.18 £)
0.98 €
(0.87 £)
     -26.06 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.41 €
(0.36 £)
0.66 €
(0.58 £)
     +60.87 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.57 €
(0.50 £)
0.48 €
(0.43 £)
     -14.87 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.20 €
(1.94 £)
0.78 €
(0.69 £)
     -64.28 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.39 €
(1.23 £)
1.19 €
(1.05 £)
     -14.55 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 €
(10.62 £)
9.04 €
(8.00 £)
     -24.64 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.20 €
(1.95 £)
1.55 €
(1.37 £)
     -29.54 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.84 €
(2.51 £)
1.49 €
(1.32 £)
     -47.57 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.50 €
(6.63 £)
12.43 €
(11.00 £)
     +65.79 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 €
(2.48 £)
1.92 €
(1.70 £)
     -31.37 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 59.70 €
(52.81 £)
62.17 €
(55.00 £)
     +4.14 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.00 €
(5.31 £)
3.39 €
(3.00 £)
     -43.48 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.93 €
(1.71 £)
2.47 €
(2.18 £)
     +27.64 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 47.04 €
(41.61 £)
27.81 €
(24.60 £)
     -40.88 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.85 €
(5.18 £)
5.44 €
(4.82 £)
     -7.00 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 €
(21,231.50 £)
22,658.78 €
(20,045.00 £)
     -5.59 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,203.17 €
(21,411.23 £)
20,573.20 €
(18,200.00 £)
     -15.00 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 103.65 €
(91.70 £)
154.34 €
(136.53 £)
     +48.89 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 €
(0.06 £)
0.07 €
(0.06 £)
     +5.90 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 22.19 €
(19.63 £)
33.53 €
(29.66 £)
     +51.10 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.48 €
(29.61 £)
38.51 €
(34.07 £)
     +15.05 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.50 €
(21.67 £)
13.24 €
(11.71 £)
     -45.95 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 €
(12.39 £)
11.30 €
(10.00 £)
     -19.26 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 310.82 €
(274.96 £)
1,091.35 €
(965.45 £)
     +251.12 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,641.00 €
(1,451.70 £)
17,238.54 €
(15,250.00 £)
     +950.49 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 87.77 €
(77.64 £)
63.53 €
(56.20 £)
     -27.62 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.31 €
(26.82 £)
30.91 €
(27.35 £)
     +1.98 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 82.64 €
(73.11 £)
69.41 €
(61.41 £)
     -16.01 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 116.45 €
(103.02 £)
69.50 €
(61.48 £)
     -40.32 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 932.14 €
(824.61 £)
889.01 €
(786.46 £)
     -4.63 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 750.88 €
(664.26 £)
714.57 €
(632.14 £)
     -4.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,739.02 €
(1,538.42 £)
1,580.79 €
(1,398.44 £)
     -9.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,263.08 €
(1,117.38 £)
1,174.96 €
(1,039.42 £)
     -6.98 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 679.61 €
(601.22 £)
418.38 €
(370.12 £)
     -38.44 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 388.70 €
(343.87 £)
271.73 €
(240.38 £)
     -30.09 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,371.59 €
(2,098.02 £)
2,130.26 €
(1,884.52 £)
     -10.18 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.44 2.84      +97.36 %
Last update: September 2019September 2019
Contributors:325249
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Currency: EUR