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 6.85% lower than in Stockholm
Rent Prices in Helsinki are 10.44% lower than in Stockholm
Restaurant Prices in Helsinki are 2.98% higher than in Stockholm
Groceries Prices in Helsinki are 4.93% lower than in Stockholm
Local Purchasing Power in Helsinki is 7.81% lower than in Stockholm
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Restaurants
Stockholm Edit Helsinki Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 120.00 kr
(11.87 €)
131.47 kr
(13.00 €)
     +9.56 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 kr
(79.11 €)
809.02 kr
(80.00 €)
     +1.13 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 80.00 kr
(7.91 €)
80.90 kr
(8.00 €)
     +1.13 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 70.00 kr
(6.92 €)
60.68 kr
(6.00 €)
     -13.32 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 65.00 kr
(6.43 €)
70.79 kr
(7.00 €)
     +8.91 %
Cappuccino (regular) 41.03 kr
(4.06 €)
40.25 kr
(3.98 €)
     -1.89 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 23.03 kr
(2.28 €)
26.39 kr
(2.61 €)
     +14.61 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 20.14 kr
(1.99 €)
18.39 kr
(1.82 €)
     -8.69 %
Markets
Stockholm Edit Helsinki Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 42.78 kr
(4.23 €)
37.74 kr
(3.73 €)
     -11.77 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 21.06 kr
(2.08 €)
19.76 kr
(1.95 €)
     -6.21 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 12.17 kr
(1.20 €)
10.12 kr
(1.00 €)
     -16.81 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 31.81 kr
(3.15 €)
24.33 kr
(2.41 €)
     -23.53 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 38.69 kr
(3.83 €)
33.78 kr
(3.34 €)
     -12.69 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 45.74 kr
(4.52 €)
51.17 kr
(5.06 €)
     +11.87 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 80.65 kr
(7.97 €)
67.49 kr
(6.67 €)
     -16.32 %
Apples (1 lb) 13.34 kr
(1.32 €)
11.00 kr
(1.09 €)
     -17.53 %
Banana (1 lb) 10.60 kr
(1.05 €)
7.40 kr
(0.73 €)
     -30.18 %
Oranges (1 lb) 11.54 kr
(1.14 €)
10.15 kr
(1.00 €)
     -12.01 %
Tomato (1 lb) 15.24 kr
(1.51 €)
13.99 kr
(1.38 €)
     -8.19 %
Potato (1 lb) 5.20 kr
(0.51 €)
4.75 kr
(0.47 €)
     -8.73 %
Onion (1 lb) 6.11 kr
(0.60 €)
6.18 kr
(0.61 €)
     +1.09 %
Lettuce (1 head) 18.83 kr
(1.86 €)
16.77 kr
(1.66 €)
     -10.92 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.21 kr
(1.50 €)
15.32 kr
(1.52 €)
     +0.70 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 99.00 kr
(9.79 €)
121.35 kr
(12.00 €)
     +22.58 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 16.84 kr
(1.67 €)
25.59 kr
(2.53 €)
     +51.95 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 18.30 kr
(1.81 €)
32.41 kr
(3.21 €)
     +77.15 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 66.00 kr
(6.53 €)
89.50 kr
(8.85 €)
     +35.60 %
Transportation
Stockholm Edit Helsinki Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 38.00 kr
(3.76 €)
28.32 kr
(2.80 €)
     -25.48 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 950.00 kr
(93.94 €)
603.73 kr
(59.70 €)
     -36.45 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 45.00 kr
(4.45 €)
59.67 kr
(5.90 €)
     +32.59 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 22.27 kr
(2.20 €)
16.27 kr
(1.61 €)
     -26.90 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 525.00 kr
(51.91 €)
455.07 kr
(45.00 €)
     -13.32 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 55.34 kr
(5.47 €)
57.50 kr
(5.69 €)
     +3.89 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 230,000.00 kr
(22,743.51 €)
252,819.39 kr
(25,000.00 €)
     +9.92 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 234,678.53 kr
(23,206.14 €)
255,574.56 kr
(25,272.44 €)
     +8.90 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Stockholm Edit Helsinki Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 822.75 kr
(81.36 €)
883.78 kr
(87.39 €)
     +7.42 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.55 kr
(0.15 €)
0.71 kr
(0.07 €)
     -54.16 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 280.68 kr
(27.75 €)
229.16 kr
(22.66 €)
     -18.35 %
Sports And Leisure
Stockholm Edit Helsinki Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 479.24 kr
(47.39 €)
416.46 kr
(41.18 €)
     -13.10 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 319.60 kr
(31.60 €)
270.21 kr
(26.72 €)
     -15.45 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 137.50 kr
(13.60 €)
151.69 kr
(15.00 €)
     +10.32 %
Childcare
Stockholm Edit Helsinki Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,275.56 kr
(126.13 €)
3,287.18 kr
(325.05 €)
     +157.71 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 81,625.00 kr
(8,071.47 €)
52,586.43 kr
(5,200.00 €)
     -35.58 %
Clothing And Shoes
Stockholm Edit Helsinki Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 939.73 kr
(92.93 €)
865.03 kr
(85.54 €)
     -7.95 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 397.90 kr
(39.35 €)
376.23 kr
(37.20 €)
     -5.45 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 951.85 kr
(94.12 €)
835.99 kr
(82.67 €)
     -12.17 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,313.79 kr
(129.91 €)
1,225.18 kr
(121.15 €)
     -6.74 %
Rent Per Month
Stockholm Edit Helsinki Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 13,540.56 kr
(1,338.96 €)
10,213.90 kr
(1,010.00 €)
     -24.57 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 9,730.00 kr
(962.15 €)
8,194.41 kr
(810.30 €)
     -15.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 21,900.00 kr
(2,165.58 €)
20,263.01 kr
(2,003.70 €)
     -7.47 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 13,645.16 kr
(1,349.30 €)
14,002.30 kr
(1,384.62 €)
     +2.62 %
Buy Apartment Price
Stockholm Edit Helsinki Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,173.52 kr
(907.12 €)
7,690.71 kr
(760.49 €)
     -16.16 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,425.26 kr
(536.48 €)
4,406.25 kr
(435.71 €)
     -18.78 %
Salaries And Financing
Stockholm Edit Helsinki Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 29,868.42 kr
(2,953.53 €)
25,647.68 kr
(2,536.17 €)
     -14.13 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.10 1.14      -45.53 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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