Cost of living in Tallinn, Estonia

Summary of cost of living in Tallinn

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: €2,724
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: €1,304
  • Tallinn is the 3rd most expensive city in Eastern Europe (3 out of 26)
  • Cost of living in Tallinn is cheaper than in 64% of cities in the World (182 out of 285)

List of prices in Tallinn
Current as of Jan 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district €9
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) €5.99
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €2.85
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €0.89
12 eggs, large €2.10
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €2.44
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €3.81
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €1.57
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €0.61
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €1.63
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €9
2 liters of coca-cola €1.82
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €0.55
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area €1,070
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area €614
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €203
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area €561
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area €420
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio €107
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) €16
40” flat screen tv €367
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) €149
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €8
Hourly rate for cleaning help €10
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) €82
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) €31
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) €78
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €93
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new €18,356
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.37
Monthly ticket public transport €28
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) €8
Personal Care [Edit]
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) €43
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) €4.92
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €4.18
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €3.58
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.95
Tube of toothpaste €2.09
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €18
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €29
2 tickets to the movies €15
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €62
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €65
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €8
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €3.22
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €4.24
Ipad wi-fi 128gb €492
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.05
1 month of gym membership in business district €56
1 package of marlboro cigarettes €4.36
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 312 prices entered by 51 different people.
Latest price update: January 18, 2020

Tallinn position in our World Ranking

the world
182nd
out of 285
eastern europe
3rd
out of 26

Cheapest and most expensive products in Tallinn compared to other cities:

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1st
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1st
eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
1st
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