Cost of Living Comparison Between Florence and Helsinki 

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Consumer Prices in Helsinki are 5.85% higher than in Florence (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Helsinki are 12.57% higher than in Florence
Rent Prices in Helsinki are 31.16% higher than in Florence
Restaurant Prices in Helsinki are 17.50% higher than in Florence
Groceries Prices in Helsinki are 3.58% higher than in Florence
Local Purchasing Power in Helsinki is 60.40% higher than in Florence
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Restaurants
Florence Edit Helsinki Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 13.00 €      -13.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 € 80.00 €      +33.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 8.00 €      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 € 6.00 €      +20.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 € 7.00 €      +75.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.31 € 3.98 €      +203.27 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.41 € 2.61 €      +8.46 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.30 € 1.82 €      +40.31 %
Markets
Florence Edit Helsinki Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.75 € 3.73 €      -21.47 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.44 € 1.95 €      +35.95 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.94 € 1.00 €      +6.61 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.32 € 2.41 €      -27.61 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.69 € 3.34 €      -50.07 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.34 € 5.06 €      +16.71 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.97 € 6.67 €      -16.30 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.03 € 1.09 €      +6.09 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.81 € 0.73 €      -9.17 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.02 € 1.00 €      -1.53 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.92 € 1.38 €      +50.30 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.58 € 0.47 €      -19.24 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.58 € 0.61 €      +5.33 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.95 € 1.66 €      +74.90 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.42 € 1.52 €      +257.52 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.20 € 12.00 €      +130.77 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.25 € 2.53 €      +101.70 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.81 € 3.21 €      +77.44 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.50 € 8.85 €      +60.91 %
Transportation
Florence Edit Helsinki Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 € 2.80 €      +86.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 35.00 € 59.70 €      +70.57 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.80 € 5.90 €      +55.26 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.59 € 1.61 €      +1.01 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 31.00 € 45.00 €      +45.16 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.66 € 5.69 €      +0.42 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 € 25,000.00 €      +8.70 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,375.00 € 25,272.44 €      +12.95 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Florence Edit Helsinki Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 161.24 € 87.39 €      -45.80 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 € 0.07 €      -49.24 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.36 € 22.66 €      -25.35 %
Sports And Leisure
Florence Edit Helsinki Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 58.73 € 41.18 €      -29.88 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.86 € 26.72 €      +22.25 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.50 € 15.00 €      +76.47 %
Childcare
Florence Edit Helsinki Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 518.75 € 325.05 €      -37.34 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,400.00 € 5,200.00 €      -54.39 %
Clothing And Shoes
Florence Edit Helsinki Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 79.41 € 85.54 €      +7.72 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.45 € 37.20 €      +26.33 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 82.00 € 82.67 €      +0.81 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 110.50 € 121.15 €      +9.64 %
Rent Per Month
Florence Edit Helsinki Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 766.36 € 1,010.00 €      +31.79 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 597.08 € 804.38 €      +34.72 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,543.75 € 2,003.70 €      +29.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,059.38 € 1,384.62 €      +30.70 %
Buy Apartment Price
Florence Edit Helsinki Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 428.40 € 760.49 €      +77.52 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 270.86 € 435.71 €      +60.86 %
Salaries And Financing
Florence Edit Helsinki Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,404.55 € 2,536.17 €      +80.57 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.79 1.14      -36.30 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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