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Cost of Living Comparison Between Japan and Sweden 

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Consumer Prices in Sweden are 3.69% higher than in Japan
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sweden are 0.75% lower than in Japan
Rent Prices in Sweden are 12.84% lower than in Japan
Restaurant Prices in Sweden are 70.80% higher than in Japan
Groceries Prices in Sweden are 3.73% lower than in Japan
Local Purchasing Power in Sweden is 11.20% higher than in Japan

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  Japan  Sweden      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 800.00 ¥     1,318.48 ¥      +64.81 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,000.00 ¥     7,755.79 ¥      +93.89 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 650.00 ¥     1,008.25 ¥      +55.12 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 400.00 ¥     775.58 ¥      +93.89 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 500.00 ¥     775.58 ¥      +55.12 %
Cappuccino (regular) 369.16 ¥     472.68 ¥      +28.04 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 133.21 ¥     256.59 ¥      +92.63 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 107.45 ¥     236.73 ¥      +120.31 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 185.20 ¥     141.80 ¥      -23.43 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 179.44 ¥     300.78 ¥      +67.62 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 477.60 ¥     341.14 ¥      -28.57 %
Eggs (12) 214.26 ¥     371.47 ¥      +73.38 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 1,659.05 ¥     1,252.50 ¥      -24.50 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 847.28 ¥     1,230.45 ¥      +45.22 %
Apples (1kg) 537.97 ¥     329.52 ¥      -38.75 %
Oranges (1kg) 474.26 ¥     302.89 ¥      -36.13 %
Tomato (1kg) 563.50 ¥     376.77 ¥      -33.14 %
Potato (1kg) 332.64 ¥     127.26 ¥      -61.74 %
Lettuce (1 head) 191.32 ¥     219.16 ¥      +14.55 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 147.63 ¥     222.04 ¥      +50.41 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,200.00 ¥     1,194.39 ¥      -0.47 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 276.54 ¥     226.55 ¥      -18.07 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 313.60 ¥     229.53 ¥      -26.81 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 440.00 ¥     822.11 ¥      +86.84 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 ¥     387.79 ¥      +93.89 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥     10,858.10 ¥      +8.58 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 700.00 ¥     667.00 ¥      -4.71 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 312.00 ¥     186.14 ¥      -40.34 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,000.00 ¥     6,739.78 ¥      +124.66 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 152.45 ¥     225.14 ¥      +47.69 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,350,000.00 ¥     2,792,084.02 ¥      +18.81 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 21,156.79 ¥     12,862.19 ¥      -39.21 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 57.00 ¥     15.82 ¥      -72.25 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,842.03 ¥     3,560.34 ¥      -7.33 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 8,859.26 ¥     5,217.71 ¥      -41.10 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,587.50 ¥     3,079.03 ¥      +93.95 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥     1,706.27 ¥      -5.21 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 8,146.96 ¥     13,328.59 ¥      +63.60 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 5,347.06 ¥     4,911.34 ¥      -8.15 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 8,207.50 ¥     12,901.81 ¥      +57.20 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 10,350.00 ¥     15,369.75 ¥      +48.50 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 105,988.76 ¥     96,262.68 ¥      -9.18 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 60,170.73 ¥     63,067.64 ¥      +4.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 209,315.90 ¥     162,322.99 ¥      -22.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 121,939.39 ¥     112,192.14 ¥      -7.99 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 572,851.20 ¥     769,859.94 ¥      +34.39 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 405,790.35 ¥     419,756.69 ¥      +3.44 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 289,073.77 ¥     319,055.38 ¥      +10.37 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 1.95     3.32      +69.72 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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Currency: JPY



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