Western Europe

Helsinki

Finland’s southern capital city on the shore of the Baltic Sea is famous for simple, functional, stylish design, carefully crafted cuisine, beautiful architecture and an unmistakably Nordic atmosphere. Despite long winters and a northern climate, Helsinki consistently ranks in the top of world’s most livable cities – a testament to its smart infrastructure and high quality of life. Outside the cultural core, the city is surrounded by forests and lakes, beaches and the sea. In summer or winter the locals find ways to be outdoors.

City rank out of 77 cities

Price level
10
Earning level
20
Purchasing power
31
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Facts about Helsinki

Price Level Index
Helsinki
91.8
New York
100.0
Global rankingShow all cities
1
5
10
77
Earnings Level Index
Helsinki
75.2
New York
100.0
Global rankingShow all cities
1
7
20
77
Working Time
Helsinki
0/ 24.0m
New York
0/ 15.2m
Global rankingShow all cities
1
12
33
77
Purchasing Power Index
Helsinki
82.0
New York
100.0
Global rankingShow all cities
1
10
31
77
Did you know…
In the winter, there is no snow on the sidewalks and boulevards of central Helsinki. The city government heats the granite slabs from underground and the snow and ice melt immediately.