Cost of Living Comparison Between Stockholm and Helsinki 

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Consumer Prices in Helsinki are 5.15% lower than in Stockholm (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Helsinki are 5.77% lower than in Stockholm
Rent Prices in Helsinki are 7.13% lower than in Stockholm
Restaurant Prices in Helsinki are 3.81% higher than in Stockholm
Groceries Prices in Helsinki are 6.12% lower than in Stockholm
Local Purchasing Power in Helsinki is 1.83% lower than in Stockholm
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Restaurants
Stockholm Edit Helsinki Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 120.00 kr
(11.74 €)
132.85 kr
(13.00 €)
     +10.71 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 kr
(78.28 €)
817.53 kr
(80.00 €)
     +2.19 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 80.00 kr
(7.83 €)
81.75 kr
(8.00 €)
     +2.19 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 69.00 kr
(6.75 €)
61.32 kr
(6.00 €)
     -11.14 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 65.00 kr
(6.36 €)
71.53 kr
(7.00 €)
     +10.05 %
Cappuccino (regular) 39.92 kr
(3.91 €)
40.97 kr
(4.01 €)
     +2.63 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 22.72 kr
(2.22 €)
26.67 kr
(2.61 €)
     +17.40 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 19.40 kr
(1.90 €)
18.05 kr
(1.77 €)
     -6.97 %
Markets
Stockholm Edit Helsinki Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 43.32 kr
(4.24 €)
37.11 kr
(3.63 €)
     -14.34 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 21.01 kr
(2.06 €)
19.57 kr
(1.92 €)
     -6.86 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 11.92 kr
(1.17 €)
10.40 kr
(1.02 €)
     -12.72 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 30.78 kr
(3.01 €)
24.23 kr
(2.37 €)
     -21.28 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 40.39 kr
(3.95 €)
33.96 kr
(3.32 €)
     -15.91 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 47.54 kr
(4.65 €)
51.20 kr
(5.01 €)
     +7.71 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 78.12 kr
(7.64 €)
67.68 kr
(6.62 €)
     -13.37 %
Apples (1 lb) 13.26 kr
(1.30 €)
11.32 kr
(1.11 €)
     -14.62 %
Banana (1 lb) 10.68 kr
(1.05 €)
7.20 kr
(0.70 €)
     -32.57 %
Oranges (1 lb) 12.12 kr
(1.19 €)
9.99 kr
(0.98 €)
     -17.55 %
Tomato (1 lb) 15.18 kr
(1.49 €)
13.76 kr
(1.35 €)
     -9.41 %
Potato (1 lb) 5.26 kr
(0.51 €)
4.80 kr
(0.47 €)
     -8.81 %
Onion (1 lb) 6.44 kr
(0.63 €)
6.37 kr
(0.62 €)
     -1.09 %
Lettuce (1 head) 18.73 kr
(1.83 €)
16.25 kr
(1.59 €)
     -13.21 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.10 kr
(1.58 €)
15.58 kr
(1.52 €)
     -3.23 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 99.50 kr
(9.74 €)
122.63 kr
(12.00 €)
     +23.25 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 16.99 kr
(1.66 €)
27.35 kr
(2.68 €)
     +60.96 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 18.59 kr
(1.82 €)
32.06 kr
(3.14 €)
     +72.41 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 66.00 kr
(6.46 €)
87.88 kr
(8.60 €)
     +33.16 %
Transportation
Stockholm Edit Helsinki Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 38.00 kr
(3.72 €)
28.61 kr
(2.80 €)
     -24.70 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 932.50 kr
(91.25 €)
610.08 kr
(59.70 €)
     -34.58 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 45.00 kr
(4.40 €)
60.29 kr
(5.90 €)
     +33.98 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 22.27 kr
(2.18 €)
16.45 kr
(1.61 €)
     -26.14 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 525.00 kr
(51.37 €)
459.86 kr
(45.00 €)
     -12.41 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 55.29 kr
(5.41 €)
57.41 kr
(5.62 €)
     +3.85 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 230,000.00 kr
(22,506.70 €)
255,479.43 kr
(25,000.00 €)
     +11.08 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 234,175.53 kr
(22,915.30 €)
257,525.41 kr
(25,200.21 €)
     +9.97 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Stockholm Edit Helsinki Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 800.40 kr
(78.32 €)
855.52 kr
(83.72 €)
     +6.89 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.54 kr
(0.15 €)
0.72 kr
(0.07 €)
     -53.32 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 275.90 kr
(27.00 €)
222.57 kr
(21.78 €)
     -19.33 %
Sports And Leisure
Stockholm Edit Helsinki Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 472.89 kr
(46.28 €)
410.56 kr
(40.18 €)
     -13.18 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 309.60 kr
(30.30 €)
275.92 kr
(27.00 €)
     -10.88 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 130.00 kr
(12.72 €)
153.29 kr
(15.00 €)
     +17.91 %
Childcare
Stockholm Edit Helsinki Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,272.41 kr
(124.51 €)
3,459.70 kr
(338.55 €)
     +171.90 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 83,222.22 kr
(8,143.73 €)
53,139.72 kr
(5,200.00 €)
     -36.15 %
Clothing And Shoes
Stockholm Edit Helsinki Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 945.52 kr
(92.52 €)
884.57 kr
(86.56 €)
     -6.45 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 399.83 kr
(39.13 €)
368.84 kr
(36.09 €)
     -7.75 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 974.92 kr
(95.40 €)
863.32 kr
(84.48 €)
     -11.45 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,325.93 kr
(129.75 €)
1,245.14 kr
(121.84 €)
     -6.09 %
Rent Per Month
Stockholm Edit Helsinki Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 12,567.30 kr
(1,229.78 €)
10,214.31 kr
(999.52 €)
     -18.72 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 9,272.41 kr
(907.35 €)
8,062.10 kr
(788.92 €)
     -13.05 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 20,435.90 kr
(1,999.76 €)
19,908.47 kr
(1,948.15 €)
     -2.58 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 13,464.29 kr
(1,317.55 €)
13,928.36 kr
(1,362.96 €)
     +3.45 %
Buy Apartment Price
Stockholm Edit Helsinki Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,107.77 kr
(891.24 €)
7,777.72 kr
(761.09 €)
     -14.60 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,482.35 kr
(536.48 €)
4,515.91 kr
(441.91 €)
     -17.63 %
Salaries And Financing
Stockholm Edit Helsinki Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 28,220.63 kr
(2,761.54 €)
26,107.19 kr
(2,554.73 €)
     -7.49 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.13 1.15      -46.01 %
Last update: April 2021April 2021
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