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Cost of Living Comparison Between Budapest and Helsinki 

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Consumer Prices in Helsinki are 66.87% higher than in Budapest
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Helsinki are 76.67% higher than in Budapest
Rent Prices in Helsinki are 103.03% higher than in Budapest
Restaurant Prices in Helsinki are 121.25% higher than in Budapest
Groceries Prices in Helsinki are 80.47% higher than in Budapest
Local Purchasing Power in Helsinki is 71.48% higher than in Budapest
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2,000.00 Ft
(6.07 €)
3,953.11 Ft
(12.00 €)
     +97.66 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 10,000.00 Ft
(30.36 €)
21,412.70 Ft
(65.00 €)
     +114.13 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 1,600.00 Ft
(4.86 €)
2,635.41 Ft
(8.00 €)
     +64.71 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 Ft
(1.52 €)
2,223.63 Ft
(6.75 €)
     +344.73 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 600.00 Ft
(1.82 €)
2,273.04 Ft
(6.90 €)
     +278.84 %
Cappuccino (regular) 467.27 Ft
(1.42 €)
1,292.67 Ft
(3.92 €)
     +176.64 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 335.36 Ft
(1.02 €)
891.77 Ft
(2.71 €)
     +165.91 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 272.44 Ft
(0.83 €)
640.06 Ft
(1.94 €)
     +134.94 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 896.74 Ft
(2.72 €)
1,187.16 Ft
(3.60 €)
     +32.39 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 214.69 Ft
(0.65 €)
661.40 Ft
(2.01 €)
     +208.08 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 157.84 Ft
(0.48 €)
300.84 Ft
(0.91 €)
     +90.60 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 491.36 Ft
(1.49 €)
654.10 Ft
(1.99 €)
     +33.12 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 841.59 Ft
(2.55 €)
1,044.96 Ft
(3.17 €)
     +24.17 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 663.33 Ft
(2.01 €)
1,425.44 Ft
(4.33 €)
     +114.89 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,121.21 Ft
(3.40 €)
1,844.53 Ft
(5.60 €)
     +64.51 %
Apples (1 lb) 151.10 Ft
(0.46 €)
307.82 Ft
(0.93 €)
     +103.72 %
Banana (1 lb) 191.24 Ft
(0.58 €)
235.20 Ft
(0.71 €)
     +22.98 %
Oranges (1 lb) 171.43 Ft
(0.52 €)
254.27 Ft
(0.77 €)
     +48.33 %
Tomato (1 lb) 268.77 Ft
(0.82 €)
433.33 Ft
(1.32 €)
     +61.23 %
Potato (1 lb) 122.62 Ft
(0.37 €)
136.50 Ft
(0.41 €)
     +11.32 %
Onion (1 lb) 137.44 Ft
(0.42 €)
189.30 Ft
(0.57 €)
     +37.74 %
Lettuce (1 head) 316.38 Ft
(0.96 €)
751.33 Ft
(2.28 €)
     +137.48 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 114.42 Ft
(0.35 €)
514.12 Ft
(1.56 €)
     +349.34 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,400.00 Ft
(4.25 €)
3,953.11 Ft
(12.00 €)
     +182.37 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 259.09 Ft
(0.79 €)
793.55 Ft
(2.41 €)
     +206.29 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 353.80 Ft
(1.07 €)
986.30 Ft
(2.99 €)
     +178.77 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,345.00 Ft
(4.08 €)
2,536.58 Ft
(7.70 €)
     +88.59 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 350.00 Ft
(1.06 €)
922.39 Ft
(2.80 €)
     +163.54 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,500.00 Ft
(28.84 €)
19,666.74 Ft
(59.70 €)
     +107.02 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 700.00 Ft
(2.12 €)
1,976.56 Ft
(6.00 €)
     +182.37 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 482.80 Ft
(1.47 €)
530.16 Ft
(1.61 €)
     +9.81 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4,500.00 Ft
(13.66 €)
15,496.20 Ft
(47.04 €)
     +244.36 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1,493.99 Ft
(4.54 €)
1,921.20 Ft
(5.83 €)
     +28.60 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,725,000.00 Ft
(17,378.71 €)
7,510,915.15 Ft
(22,800.00 €)
     +31.20 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,046,359.38 Ft
(18,354.22 €)
7,940,165.00 Ft
(24,103.02 €)
     +31.32 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 47,820.34 Ft
(145.16 €)
29,270.90 Ft
(88.85 €)
     -38.79 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 27.79 Ft
(0.08 €)
22.34 Ft
(0.07 €)
     -19.61 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,176.64 Ft
(12.68 €)
7,364.48 Ft
(22.36 €)
     +76.33 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 12,503.64 Ft
(37.96 €)
11,177.63 Ft
(33.93 €)
     -10.61 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,980.65 Ft
(12.08 €)
7,863.26 Ft
(23.87 €)
     +97.54 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 Ft
(5.46 €)
4,611.97 Ft
(14.00 €)
     +156.22 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 88,560.16 Ft
(268.83 €)
105,985.36 Ft
(321.73 €)
     +19.68 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,132,771.57 Ft
(6,474.20 €)
540,588.24 Ft
(1,641.00 €)
     -74.65 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 18,832.28 Ft
(57.17 €)
28,307.44 Ft
(85.93 €)
     +50.31 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 9,055.54 Ft
(27.49 €)
10,157.51 Ft
(30.83 €)
     +12.17 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 22,306.74 Ft
(67.71 €)
27,575.29 Ft
(83.71 €)
     +23.62 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 26,385.71 Ft
(80.10 €)
39,469.58 Ft
(119.81 €)
     +49.59 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 161,484.85 Ft
(490.20 €)
325,856.50 Ft
(989.16 €)
     +101.79 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 118,722.22 Ft
(360.39 €)
252,622.76 Ft
(766.86 €)
     +112.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 299,977.23 Ft
(910.61 €)
599,625.60 Ft
(1,820.21 €)
     +99.89 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 206,907.67 Ft
(628.09 €)
418,754.20 Ft
(1,271.16 €)
     +102.39 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 89,627.46 Ft
(272.07 €)
224,835.15 Ft
(682.51 €)
     +150.86 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 58,926.46 Ft
(178.88 €)
124,751.56 Ft
(378.69 €)
     +111.71 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 255,749.12 Ft
(776.35 €)
774,796.75 Ft
(2,351.96 €)
     +202.95 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.84 1.44      -70.27 %
Last update: December 2019December 2019
Contributors:637341
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: HUF