Cost of Living Comparison Between Stockholm and Helsinki 

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Consumer Prices in Helsinki are 6.45% lower than in Stockholm (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Helsinki are 6.58% lower than in Stockholm
Rent Prices in Helsinki are 6.88% lower than in Stockholm
Restaurant Prices in Helsinki are 0.79% lower than in Stockholm
Groceries Prices in Helsinki are 6.78% lower than in Stockholm
Local Purchasing Power in Helsinki is 2.92% higher than in Stockholm
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Restaurants
Stockholm Edit Helsinki Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 120.00 kr
(11.80 €)
132.16 kr
(13.00 €)
     +10.13 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 kr
(78.69 €)
731.96 kr
(72.00 €)
     -8.51 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 80.00 kr
(7.87 €)
81.33 kr
(8.00 €)
     +1.66 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 68.00 kr
(6.69 €)
61.00 kr
(6.00 €)
     -10.30 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 65.00 kr
(6.39 €)
71.16 kr
(7.00 €)
     +9.48 %
Cappuccino (regular) 38.94 kr
(3.83 €)
41.35 kr
(4.07 €)
     +6.18 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 23.93 kr
(2.35 €)
26.53 kr
(2.61 €)
     +10.87 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 20.59 kr
(2.02 €)
18.03 kr
(1.77 €)
     -12.42 %
Markets
Stockholm Edit Helsinki Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 44.73 kr
(4.40 €)
36.96 kr
(3.64 €)
     -17.36 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 20.51 kr
(2.02 €)
20.03 kr
(1.97 €)
     -2.37 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 12.10 kr
(1.19 €)
10.33 kr
(1.02 €)
     -14.69 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 30.42 kr
(2.99 €)
24.77 kr
(2.44 €)
     -18.56 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 41.53 kr
(4.08 €)
33.34 kr
(3.28 €)
     -19.71 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 46.67 kr
(4.59 €)
50.39 kr
(4.96 €)
     +7.98 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 78.93 kr
(7.76 €)
66.90 kr
(6.58 €)
     -15.24 %
Apples (1 lb) 12.78 kr
(1.26 €)
11.35 kr
(1.12 €)
     -11.21 %
Banana (1 lb) 10.74 kr
(1.06 €)
7.35 kr
(0.72 €)
     -31.58 %
Oranges (1 lb) 12.09 kr
(1.19 €)
9.82 kr
(0.97 €)
     -18.79 %
Tomato (1 lb) 14.93 kr
(1.47 €)
13.39 kr
(1.32 €)
     -10.34 %
Potato (1 lb) 5.41 kr
(0.53 €)
4.80 kr
(0.47 €)
     -11.17 %
Onion (1 lb) 6.69 kr
(0.66 €)
6.06 kr
(0.60 €)
     -9.32 %
Lettuce (1 head) 18.54 kr
(1.82 €)
16.85 kr
(1.66 €)
     -9.09 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.81 kr
(1.55 €)
15.29 kr
(1.50 €)
     -3.29 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 96.50 kr
(9.49 €)
121.99 kr
(12.00 €)
     +26.42 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 16.39 kr
(1.61 €)
26.41 kr
(2.60 €)
     +61.12 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 18.62 kr
(1.83 €)
29.53 kr
(2.90 €)
     +58.65 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 66.00 kr
(6.49 €)
86.41 kr
(8.50 €)
     +30.93 %
Transportation
Stockholm Edit Helsinki Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 37.00 kr
(3.64 €)
28.47 kr
(2.80 €)
     -23.07 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 930.00 kr
(91.48 €)
606.91 kr
(59.70 €)
     -34.74 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 45.00 kr
(4.43 €)
59.98 kr
(5.90 €)
     +33.29 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 22.00 kr
(2.16 €)
16.36 kr
(1.61 €)
     -25.63 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 525.00 kr
(51.64 €)
457.47 kr
(45.00 €)
     -12.86 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 55.13 kr
(5.42 €)
56.96 kr
(5.60 €)
     +3.33 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 235,000.00 kr
(23,116.10 €)
254,151.92 kr
(25,000.00 €)
     +8.15 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 233,296.39 kr
(22,948.52 €)
256,450.42 kr
(25,226.10 €)
     +9.92 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Stockholm Edit Helsinki Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 783.58 kr
(77.08 €)
900.23 kr
(88.55 €)
     +14.89 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.57 kr
(0.15 €)
0.72 kr
(0.07 €)
     -54.25 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 275.28 kr
(27.08 €)
221.89 kr
(21.83 €)
     -19.39 %
Sports And Leisure
Stockholm Edit Helsinki Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 453.34 kr
(44.59 €)
406.61 kr
(40.00 €)
     -10.31 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 315.45 kr
(31.03 €)
269.40 kr
(26.50 €)
     -14.60 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 130.00 kr
(12.79 €)
152.49 kr
(15.00 €)
     +17.30 %
Childcare
Stockholm Edit Helsinki Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,243.88 kr
(122.36 €)
3,302.04 kr
(324.81 €)
     +165.46 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 79,875.00 kr
(7,857.01 €)
64,554.59 kr
(6,350.00 €)
     -19.18 %
Clothing And Shoes
Stockholm Edit Helsinki Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 951.36 kr
(93.58 €)
871.84 kr
(85.76 €)
     -8.36 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 402.85 kr
(39.63 €)
367.30 kr
(36.13 €)
     -8.82 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 967.17 kr
(95.14 €)
854.76 kr
(84.08 €)
     -11.62 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,319.23 kr
(129.77 €)
1,236.53 kr
(121.63 €)
     -6.27 %
Rent Per Month
Stockholm Edit Helsinki Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 12,744.70 kr
(1,253.65 €)
9,980.83 kr
(981.78 €)
     -21.69 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 9,082.76 kr
(893.44 €)
7,960.82 kr
(783.08 €)
     -12.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 19,941.18 kr
(1,961.54 €)
19,736.21 kr
(1,941.38 €)
     -1.03 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 13,307.69 kr
(1,309.03 €)
13,987.12 kr
(1,375.86 €)
     +5.11 %
Buy Apartment Price
Stockholm Edit Helsinki Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,997.38 kr
(885.04 €)
7,676.33 kr
(755.09 €)
     -14.68 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,287.18 kr
(520.08 €)
4,484.52 kr
(441.13 €)
     -15.18 %
Salaries And Financing
Stockholm Edit Helsinki Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 27,827.05 kr
(2,737.25 €)
26,753.65 kr
(2,631.66 €)
     -3.86 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.13 1.10      -48.26 %
Last update: March 2021March 2021
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