Summary

Cost of living in Helsinki is 2% more expensive than Leiden according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$1,888
$1,921
Cost of Living
$2,288
$2,517
Average Salary
$1,254
$1,344
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Leiden
Helsinki
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$965
$1,034.15
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$857.76
$787.35
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$1,376.76
$2,020.74
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$1,275.75
$1,355.05

Salaries And Financing

Name
Leiden
Helsinki
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$2,288.77
$2,517.21
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%2.15
%1.46

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Leiden
Helsinki
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$172.56
$170.38
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.18
$0.07
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$44.36
$23.51

Markets

Name
Leiden
Helsinki
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$0.89
$1.04
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.26
$2.21
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.39
$2.27
Local Cheese (1kg)
$9.9
$8.32
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$0.86
$1.61
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$6.03
$12.94
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.04
$2.55
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.75
$3.15
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$7.54
$7.91
Apples (1kg)
$2.2
$2.36
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$8.83
$10
Oranges (1kg)
$1.67
$2.01
Potato (1kg)
$1.26
$0.98
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.14
$2.7
Rice (white), (1kg)
$4.59
$1.97
Tomato (1kg)
$3.27
$3.13
Banana (1kg)
$1.75
$1.71
Onion (1kg)
$1.28
$1.34
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$13.97
$13.93

Transportation

Name
Leiden
Helsinki
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$2.52
$2.83
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$106.72
$60.28
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.72
$1.63
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$0
$24,753.69
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$5.69
$6.44
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$1.83
$1.32
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$0
$49.34
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$0
$25,726.14

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Leiden
Helsinki
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$74.43
$85.3
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$35.69
$35.31
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$82.81
$87.38
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$107.06
$120.5

Restaurants

Name
Leiden
Helsinki
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$15.4
$12.94
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$55.98
$67.79
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$7.69
$8.4
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$4.5
$7
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.28
$6.67
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.97
$2.68
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.79
$2.11
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.01
$4.05

Sports And Leisure

Name
Leiden
Helsinki
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$32.31
$40.03
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$20.65
$26
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$11.2
$14.35

Childcare

Name
Leiden
Helsinki
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,107.94
$368.37
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$6,297.76
$2,563.68

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Leiden
Helsinki
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$4,791.54
$7,389.57
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$3,463.77
$4,546.96