Cost of Living in Finland

Cost of Living

Average Cost of Living

Planning a move to Finland? Here’s everything you need to know about housing, salaries, education, and healthcare costs before moving to Finland.

For a two-parent, two-child family, it costs US$5125 | €4742 per month; US$61497 | €56904 per year to live in Finland. The calculation includes 2-room apartment rental costs, a car loan monthly payment, utilities, groceries, entertainment, and a 2-week vacation once a year.

A cost of living in Helsinki City Center for a family of 4 is US$5989 | €5542 per month; US$71872 | €66504 per year that is 17% higher than outside of the Helsinki metropolitan area.

Single person monthly costs in Helsinki start at US$1701 | €1574, US$20412 | €18888 per year.

Housing

Helsinki rent (40m²)

€ 840 / month

Finland rent (40m²)

€ 560 / month

Helsinki home price (100m²)

€ 312000

Finland home price (100m²)

€ 144000

Utilities

Energy bill (40m²)

€ 30 / month

Water bill

€ 20 / month

4G Internet

€ 30 / month

Mobile phone plan

€ 26 / month

Transportation

Monthly bus pass

€ 50 / month

Petrol 95E

€ 1.55 / liter

E-car charging

€ 0.22 / min

Healthcare

Doctor’s visit

€ 0-20

Dentist’s visit

€ 10.4

Vet visit

€ 30

Food & Drinks

1l Milk

€ 0.80

10 Eggs

€ 1.40

Bread

€ 1.70

Beer (HEINEKEN)

€ 2.90 / 50cl

Cup of coffee

€ 2

Lunch

€ 12

Services

Women haircut

€ 45

Yoga class

€ 15

Cinema ticket

€ 13