Cost of living in Tallinn, Estonia

Summary of cost of living in Tallinn

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: €2,917
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: €1,390
  • Tallinn is the 4th most expensive city in Eastern Europe (4 out of 24)
  • Cost of living in Tallinn is cheaper than in 71% of cities in the World (165 out of 234)
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List of prices in Tallinn
Current as of Sep 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district €8
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) €7
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €2.85
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €0.85
12 eggs, large €2.38
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €2.54
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €4.56
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €1.52
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €0.70
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €1.33
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €8
2 liters of coca-cola €1.82
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €0.60
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area €1,012
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area €757
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €210
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area €663
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area €483
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio €122
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) €19
40” flat screen tv €321
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) €160
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €8
Hourly rate for cleaning help €11
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) €88
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) €40
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) €98
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €107
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new €18,811
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.88
Monthly ticket public transport €32
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) €8
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) €8
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €8
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) €44
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) €4.63
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €3.64
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €3.42
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.66
Tube of toothpaste €2.11
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €18
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €35
2 tickets to the movies €17
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €59
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €73
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €9
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €3.21
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €4.36
Ipad wi-fi 128gb €496
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.05
1 month of gym membership in business district €47
1 package of marlboro cigarettes €4.82
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 117 prices entered by 22 different people.
Latest price update: September 24, 2022

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Tallinn position in our World Ranking

the world
165th
out of 234
eastern europe
4th
out of 24

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