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Cost of Living Comparison Between Budapest and Helsinki 

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Consumer Prices in Helsinki are 67.74% higher than in Budapest
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Helsinki are 77.99% higher than in Budapest
Rent Prices in Helsinki are 106.60% higher than in Budapest
Restaurant Prices in Helsinki are 121.69% higher than in Budapest
Groceries Prices in Helsinki are 74.85% higher than in Budapest
Local Purchasing Power in Helsinki is 73.67% higher than in Budapest
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2,000.00 Ft
(6.14 €)
3,910.34 Ft
(12.00 €)
     +95.52 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 10,000.00 Ft
(30.69 €)
21,181.03 Ft
(65.00 €)
     +111.81 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 1,500.00 Ft
(4.60 €)
2,606.90 Ft
(8.00 €)
     +73.79 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 450.00 Ft
(1.38 €)
2,199.57 Ft
(6.75 €)
     +388.79 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 500.00 Ft
(1.53 €)
2,199.57 Ft
(6.75 €)
     +339.91 %
Cappuccino (regular) 466.78 Ft
(1.43 €)
1,241.11 Ft
(3.81 €)
     +165.89 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 321.14 Ft
(0.99 €)
841.31 Ft
(2.58 €)
     +161.97 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 243.29 Ft
(0.75 €)
674.05 Ft
(2.07 €)
     +177.06 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 909.98 Ft
(2.79 €)
1,164.87 Ft
(3.57 €)
     +28.01 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 215.64 Ft
(0.66 €)
552.52 Ft
(1.70 €)
     +156.23 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 151.77 Ft
(0.47 €)
272.67 Ft
(0.84 €)
     +79.66 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 508.00 Ft
(1.56 €)
641.14 Ft
(1.97 €)
     +26.21 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 836.57 Ft
(2.57 €)
989.21 Ft
(3.04 €)
     +18.25 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 672.95 Ft
(2.07 €)
1,403.54 Ft
(4.31 €)
     +108.57 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,201.27 Ft
(3.69 €)
1,911.86 Ft
(5.87 €)
     +59.15 %
Apples (1 lb) 148.88 Ft
(0.46 €)
310.07 Ft
(0.95 €)
     +108.27 %
Banana (1 lb) 193.23 Ft
(0.59 €)
233.22 Ft
(0.72 €)
     +20.69 %
Oranges (1 lb) 173.47 Ft
(0.53 €)
247.26 Ft
(0.76 €)
     +42.54 %
Tomato (1 lb) 250.84 Ft
(0.77 €)
419.61 Ft
(1.29 €)
     +67.29 %
Potato (1 lb) 115.99 Ft
(0.36 €)
132.41 Ft
(0.41 €)
     +14.15 %
Onion (1 lb) 121.94 Ft
(0.37 €)
182.33 Ft
(0.56 €)
     +49.53 %
Lettuce (1 head) 291.38 Ft
(0.89 €)
712.01 Ft
(2.19 €)
     +144.36 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 118.37 Ft
(0.36 €)
467.25 Ft
(1.43 €)
     +294.75 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,400.00 Ft
(4.30 €)
3,910.34 Ft
(12.00 €)
     +179.31 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 252.16 Ft
(0.77 €)
723.54 Ft
(2.22 €)
     +186.93 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 371.67 Ft
(1.14 €)
914.52 Ft
(2.81 €)
     +146.06 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,260.00 Ft
(3.87 €)
2,443.97 Ft
(7.50 €)
     +93.97 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 350.00 Ft
(1.07 €)
912.41 Ft
(2.80 €)
     +160.69 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,500.00 Ft
(29.15 €)
17,922.41 Ft
(55.00 €)
     +88.66 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 700.00 Ft
(2.15 €)
2,281.03 Ft
(7.00 €)
     +225.86 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 482.80 Ft
(1.48 €)
655.53 Ft
(2.01 €)
     +35.78 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4,500.00 Ft
(13.81 €)
15,328.55 Ft
(47.04 €)
     +240.63 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1,463.60 Ft
(4.49 €)
1,913.07 Ft
(5.87 €)
     +30.71 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,600,000.00 Ft
(17,185.19 €)
7,820,688.87 Ft
(24,000.00 €)
     +39.66 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,746,512.93 Ft
(17,634.80 €)
7,885,380.79 Ft
(24,198.53 €)
     +37.22 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 46,333.14 Ft
(142.19 €)
37,236.70 Ft
(114.27 €)
     -19.63 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 26.32 Ft
(0.08 €)
22.68 Ft
(0.07 €)
     -13.82 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,979.14 Ft
(12.21 €)
7,285.53 Ft
(22.36 €)
     +83.09 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 11,911.67 Ft
(36.55 €)
11,196.49 Ft
(34.36 €)
     -6.00 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,890.48 Ft
(11.94 €)
7,963.25 Ft
(24.44 €)
     +104.69 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 Ft
(5.52 €)
4,562.07 Ft
(14.00 €)
     +153.45 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 88,122.44 Ft
(270.43 €)
104,803.44 Ft
(321.62 €)
     +18.93 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,985,836.83 Ft
(6,094.10 €)
543,465.46 Ft
(1,667.78 €)
     -72.63 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 19,053.66 Ft
(58.47 €)
27,680.69 Ft
(84.95 €)
     +45.28 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 8,643.13 Ft
(26.52 €)
9,878.41 Ft
(30.31 €)
     +14.29 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 22,925.14 Ft
(70.35 €)
26,508.80 Ft
(81.35 €)
     +15.63 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 26,786.52 Ft
(82.20 €)
37,407.04 Ft
(114.79 €)
     +39.65 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 152,872.01 Ft
(469.13 €)
310,232.30 Ft
(952.04 €)
     +102.94 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 115,464.46 Ft
(354.34 €)
243,116.35 Ft
(746.07 €)
     +110.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 285,889.35 Ft
(877.33 €)
580,988.17 Ft
(1,782.93 €)
     +103.22 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 194,948.10 Ft
(598.25 €)
413,437.46 Ft
(1,268.75 €)
     +112.08 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 82,799.15 Ft
(254.09 €)
211,109.99 Ft
(647.85 €)
     +154.97 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 52,217.75 Ft
(160.24 €)
119,618.32 Ft
(367.08 €)
     +129.08 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 249,267.64 Ft
(764.95 €)
770,527.94 Ft
(2,364.58 €)
     +209.12 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.90 1.46      -70.11 %
Last update: July 2019July 2019
Contributors:658321
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: HUF