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Cost of Living Comparison Between Japan and Sweden 

For major cities in those countries you could get probably more relevant data by specifying cities itself.

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Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Sweden are 4.15% higher than in Japan
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sweden are 0.46% lower than in Japan
Rent Prices in Sweden are 13.01% lower than in Japan
Restaurant Prices in Sweden are 71.58% higher than in Japan
Groceries Prices in Sweden are 3.30% lower than in Japan
Local Purchasing Power in Sweden is 11.31% higher than in Japan

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  Japan  Sweden      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 800.00 ¥     1,324.29 ¥      +65.54 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,000.00 ¥     7,789.96 ¥      +94.75 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 650.00 ¥     1,012.70 ¥      +55.80 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 400.00 ¥     779.00 ¥      +94.75 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 500.00 ¥     779.00 ¥      +55.80 %
Cappuccino (regular) 368.25 ¥     473.72 ¥      +28.64 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 133.23 ¥     257.46 ¥      +93.25 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 107.46 ¥     237.13 ¥      +120.66 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 185.20 ¥     142.23 ¥      -23.20 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 179.44 ¥     302.10 ¥      +68.35 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 477.60 ¥     342.63 ¥      -28.26 %
Eggs (12) 214.26 ¥     373.09 ¥      +74.13 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 1,659.26 ¥     1,257.99 ¥      -24.18 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 847.28 ¥     1,235.81 ¥      +45.86 %
Apples (1kg) 537.97 ¥     330.97 ¥      -38.48 %
Oranges (1kg) 474.26 ¥     304.22 ¥      -35.85 %
Tomato (1kg) 563.50 ¥     378.41 ¥      -32.85 %
Potato (1kg) 332.64 ¥     127.82 ¥      -61.58 %
Lettuce (1 head) 191.32 ¥     220.13 ¥      +15.06 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 147.64 ¥     223.02 ¥      +51.05 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,200.00 ¥     1,199.65 ¥      -0.03 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 276.54 ¥     227.55 ¥      -17.71 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 313.60 ¥     230.53 ¥      -26.49 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 440.00 ¥     825.74 ¥      +87.67 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 ¥     389.50 ¥      +94.75 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥     10,905.95 ¥      +9.06 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 700.00 ¥     669.94 ¥      -4.29 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 312.00 ¥     186.96 ¥      -40.08 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,000.00 ¥     6,769.48 ¥      +125.65 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 152.45 ¥     226.13 ¥      +48.33 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,350,000.00 ¥     2,804,386.91 ¥      +19.34 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 21,156.79 ¥     12,918.86 ¥      -38.94 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 57.00 ¥     15.88 ¥      -72.13 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,842.45 ¥     3,576.03 ¥      -6.93 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 8,859.26 ¥     5,240.53 ¥      -40.85 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,587.50 ¥     3,092.45 ¥      +94.80 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥     1,713.79 ¥      -4.79 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 8,146.96 ¥     13,386.87 ¥      +64.32 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 5,347.06 ¥     4,932.86 ¥      -7.75 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 8,207.50 ¥     12,958.18 ¥      +57.88 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 10,350.00 ¥     15,437.00 ¥      +49.15 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 106,018.22 ¥     95,967.60 ¥      -9.48 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 60,170.73 ¥     63,183.38 ¥      +5.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 209,361.62 ¥     161,661.22 ¥      -22.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 121,939.39 ¥     112,207.65 ¥      -7.98 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 573,019.54 ¥     773,252.21 ¥      +34.94 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 405,921.59 ¥     421,606.29 ¥      +3.86 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 289,186.43 ¥     320,407.34 ¥      +10.80 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 1.96     3.32      +68.77 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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Currency: JPY



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