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Cost of Living Comparison Between Japan and Sweden Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Sweden are 1.48% lower than in Japan
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sweden are 4.26% lower than in Japan
Rent Prices in Sweden are 12.04% lower than in Japan
Restaurant Prices in Sweden are 60.24% higher than in Japan
Groceries Prices in Sweden are 9.66% lower than in Japan
Local Purchasing Power in Sweden is 18.99% higher than in Japan

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  Japan  Sweden      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 800.00 ¥
(54.99 kr)
    1,163.81 ¥
(80.00 kr)
     +45.48 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,000.00 ¥
(274.96 kr)
    7,273.84 ¥
(500.00 kr)
     +81.85 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 650.00 ¥
(44.68 kr)
    1,003.79 ¥
(69.00 kr)
     +54.43 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 371.54 ¥
(25.54 kr)
    800.12 ¥
(55.00 kr)
     +115.35 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 500.00 ¥
(34.37 kr)
    727.38 ¥
(50.00 kr)
     +45.48 %
Cappuccino (regular) 369.45 ¥
(25.40 kr)
    446.79 ¥
(30.71 kr)
     +20.94 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 132.45 ¥
(9.10 kr)
    255.06 ¥
(17.53 kr)
     +92.57 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 105.28 ¥
(7.24 kr)
    225.04 ¥
(15.47 kr)
     +113.74 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 182.19 ¥
(12.52 kr)
    136.98 ¥
(9.42 kr)
     -24.81 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 171.99 ¥
(11.82 kr)
    283.79 ¥
(19.51 kr)
     +65.01 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 437.38 ¥
(30.07 kr)
    329.25 ¥
(22.63 kr)
     -24.72 %
Eggs (12) 215.28 ¥
(14.80 kr)
    349.04 ¥
(23.99 kr)
     +62.13 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 1,641.58 ¥
(112.84 kr)
    1,141.02 ¥
(78.43 kr)
     -30.49 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 805.55 ¥
(55.37 kr)
    1,149.19 ¥
(79.00 kr)
     +42.66 %
Apples (1kg) 513.74 ¥
(35.31 kr)
    306.01 ¥
(21.04 kr)
     -40.43 %
Oranges (1kg) 428.30 ¥
(29.44 kr)
    290.76 ¥
(19.99 kr)
     -32.11 %
Tomato (1kg) 631.78 ¥
(43.43 kr)
    317.96 ¥
(21.86 kr)
     -49.67 %
Potato (1kg) 308.14 ¥
(21.18 kr)
    126.58 ¥
(8.70 kr)
     -58.92 %
Lettuce (1 head) 174.36 ¥
(11.99 kr)
    207.99 ¥
(14.30 kr)
     +19.29 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 130.69 ¥
(8.98 kr)
    194.39 ¥
(13.36 kr)
     +48.74 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,200.00 ¥
(82.49 kr)
    1,120.17 ¥
(77.00 kr)
     -6.65 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 277.45 ¥
(19.07 kr)
    228.28 ¥
(15.69 kr)
     -17.72 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 344.63 ¥
(23.69 kr)
    233.44 ¥
(16.05 kr)
     -32.26 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 440.00 ¥
(30.25 kr)
    800.12 ¥
(55.00 kr)
     +81.85 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 ¥
(13.75 kr)
    363.69 ¥
(25.00 kr)
     +81.85 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,500.00 ¥
(653.03 kr)
    8,728.60 ¥
(600.00 kr)
     -8.12 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 675.00 ¥
(46.40 kr)
    654.65 ¥
(45.00 kr)
     -3.02 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 300.00 ¥
(20.62 kr)
    184.90 ¥
(12.71 kr)
     -38.37 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,000.00 ¥
(206.22 kr)
    6,546.45 ¥
(450.00 kr)
     +118.22 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 154.58 ¥
(10.63 kr)
    209.23 ¥
(14.38 kr)
     +35.36 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,645,000.00 ¥
(181,816.02 kr)
    2,618,581.11 ¥
(180,000.00 kr)
     -1.00 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 20,801.14 ¥
(1,429.86 kr)
    10,947.68 ¥
(752.54 kr)
     -47.37 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 44.54 ¥
(3.06 kr)
    14.44 ¥
(0.99 kr)
     -67.59 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,761.79 ¥
(258.58 kr)
    3,433.31 ¥
(236.00 kr)
     -8.73 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 8,276.47 ¥
(568.92 kr)
    4,349.93 ¥
(299.01 kr)
     -47.44 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,487.50 ¥
(102.25 kr)
    2,647.47 ¥
(181.99 kr)
     +77.98 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(123.73 kr)
    1,672.98 ¥
(115.00 kr)
     -7.06 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 8,081.39 ¥
(555.51 kr)
    11,619.54 ¥
(798.72 kr)
     +43.78 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,366.70 ¥
(300.17 kr)
    4,725.95 ¥
(324.86 kr)
     +8.23 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,529.94 ¥
(586.34 kr)
    12,511.01 ¥
(860.00 kr)
     +46.67 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,660.61 ¥
(664.07 kr)
    14,530.73 ¥
(998.84 kr)
     +50.41 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 88,482.35 ¥
(6,082.23 kr)
    92,304.27 ¥
(6,344.95 kr)
     +4.32 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 53,522.73 ¥
(3,679.13 kr)
    60,073.59 ¥
(4,129.43 kr)
     +12.24 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 197,150.66 ¥
(13,552.04 kr)
    150,891.70 ¥
(10,372.22 kr)
     -23.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 125,631.58 ¥
(8,635.85 kr)
    105,444.10 ¥
(7,248.18 kr)
     -16.07 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 839,678.52 ¥
(57,719.10 kr)
    593,749.46 ¥
(40,814.05 kr)
     -29.29 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 463,104.89 ¥
(31,833.61 kr)
    367,708.23 ¥
(25,276.09 kr)
     -20.60 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 259,742.64 ¥
(17,854.58 kr)
    295,901.37 ¥
(20,340.12 kr)
     +13.92 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 1.95     2.79      +43.21 %
 
Last updateMay, 2015May, 2015
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Currency: JPY