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Helsinki vs Paris
replaceme vs Par

Average net salary (After tax)

Paris
Helsinki

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Par
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Outside city centre
Par
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Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Par
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Outside city centre
Par
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Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Par
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Outside city centre
Par
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Mortgage rates

Paris
4.5%
Helsinki
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Paris
Helsinki

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Par
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Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Par
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Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Par
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Monthly pass

Regular price

Par
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Fuel prices

Per Litre

Paris
Helsinki

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Par
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Par
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White bread 500g
Par
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Eggs 12
Par
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White rice 1kg
Par
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Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Paris
Helsinki

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Par
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Beef round 1kg
Par
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Local cheese 1kg
Par
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Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Par
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Lettuce 1 head
Par
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Tomatoes 1kg
Par
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Fruit

Apples 1kg
Par
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Oranges 1 head
Par
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Bananas 1kg
Par
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Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Par $4,070.74/mth
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Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Par $4,070.74/mth
replaceme $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Paris
4.5%
Helsinki
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Paris are 17.14% higher than in Helsinki

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Par $4,070.74/mth
replaceme $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Par $4,070.74/mth
replaceme $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Par $4,070.74/mth
replaceme $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Par
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Market 0.5L bottle
Par
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Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Par
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Market 0.33L bottle
Par
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Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Paris
5
Helsinki

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Par
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Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Par
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Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Par
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1 pair men's leather shoes
Par
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Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Paris
$15.33
Helsinki
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Par $4,070.74/mth
replaceme $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Par $4,070.74/mth
replaceme $4,070.74/mth