Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Finland Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Finland are 12.0% lower than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Finland are 26.9% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Finland are 53.9% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Finland are 6.9% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Finland are 18.0% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Finland is 16.2% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit Finland Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(18.77 €)
14.38 $
(13.50 €)
     -28.1 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $
(70.39 €)
85.23 $
(80.00 €)
     +13.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.68 $
(10.02 €)
10.65 $
(10.00 €)
     -0.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(5.63 €)
7.46 $
(7.00 €)
     +24.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(6.57 €)
7.46 $
(7.00 €)
     +6.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.10 $
(4.79 €)
4.39 $
(4.12 €)
     -14.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.49 $
(2.33 €)
2.65 $
(2.49 €)
     +6.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.06 $
(1.94 €)
1.82 $
(1.71 €)
     -11.9 %
Markets
United States Edit Finland Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.01 $
(3.76 €)
4.25 $
(3.99 €)
     +6.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.24 $
(3.04 €)
2.32 $
(2.17 €)
     -28.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.07 $
(1.95 €)
1.13 $
(1.06 €)
     -45.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.73 $
(3.50 €)
3.08 $
(2.89 €)
     -17.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.83 $
(5.48 €)
3.72 $
(3.50 €)
     -36.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.52 $
(5.18 €)
5.38 $
(5.05 €)
     -2.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.29 $
(6.84 €)
8.97 $
(8.42 €)
     +23.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.41 $
(2.26 €)
1.06 $
(1.00 €)
     -55.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 $
(0.72 €)
0.84 $
(0.79 €)
     +10.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.04 $
(1.92 €)
1.06 $
(1.00 €)
     -48.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.23 $
(2.09 €)
1.81 $
(1.70 €)
     -18.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.37 $
(1.29 €)
0.57 $
(0.54 €)
     -58.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.38 $
(1.29 €)
0.79 $
(0.74 €)
     -42.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.16 $
(2.02 €)
1.93 $
(1.81 €)
     -10.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.19 $
(2.05 €)
1.71 $
(1.60 €)
     -22.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(14.08 €)
12.79 $
(12.00 €)
     -14.8 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $
(1.66 €)
2.99 $
(2.80 €)
     +69.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.55 $
(3.33 €)
3.51 $
(3.30 €)
     -1.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $
(9.39 €)
10.65 $
(10.00 €)
     +6.5 %
Transportation
United States Edit Finland Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(2.35 €)
3.20 $
(3.00 €)
     +27.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 72.00 $
(67.58 €)
62.86 $
(59.00 €)
     -12.7 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 $
(3.52 €)
7.46 $
(7.00 €)
     +98.9 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $
(2.63 €)
2.57 $
(2.41 €)
     -8.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(28.16 €)
53.27 $
(50.00 €)
     +77.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.65 $
(3.43 €)
7.88 $
(7.39 €)
     +115.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,000.00 $
(30,973.24 €)
30,364.92 $
(28,500.00 €)
     -8.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,071.14 $
(24,469.93 €)
31,746.89 $
(29,797.09 €)
     +21.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit Finland Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 206.60 $
(193.91 €)
125.78 $
(118.06 €)
     -39.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 52.40 $
(49.18 €)
28.08 $
(26.35 €)
     -46.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.18 $
(66.81 €)
22.00 $
(20.65 €)
     -69.1 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit Finland Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 48.11 $
(45.15 €)
43.09 $
(40.45 €)
     -10.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.74 $
(21.35 €)
25.82 $
(24.24 €)
     +13.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $
(13.14 €)
15.98 $
(15.00 €)
     +14.2 %
Childcare
United States Edit Finland Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,377.30 $
(1,292.71 €)
314.20 $
(294.90 €)
     -77.2 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 23,036.62 $
(21,621.78 €)
9,160.28 $
(8,597.68 €)
     -60.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit Finland Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.59 $
(49.36 €)
86.83 $
(81.50 €)
     +65.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.76 $
(41.07 €)
35.80 $
(33.60 €)
     -18.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.06 $
(83.59 €)
86.35 $
(81.05 €)
     -3.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 115.68 $
(108.58 €)
119.64 $
(112.29 €)
     +3.4 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit Finland Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,774.69 $
(1,665.70 €)
829.64 $
(778.69 €)
     -53.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,460.05 $
(1,370.38 €)
678.73 $
(637.04 €)
     -53.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,973.08 $
(2,790.48 €)
1,385.40 $
(1,300.31 €)
     -53.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,414.57 $
(2,266.27 €)
1,077.54 $
(1,011.36 €)
     -55.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit Finland Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 338.95 $
(318.14 €)
509.99 $
(478.67 €)
     +50.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 266.94 $
(250.54 €)
337.54 $
(316.81 €)
     +26.4 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit Finland Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,572.10 $
(4,291.30 €)
2,801.97 $
(2,629.88 €)
     -38.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.56 3.30      -49.8 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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