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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Iceland Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Iceland are 42.56% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Iceland are 31.39% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Iceland are 6.84% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Iceland are 57.53% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Iceland are 37.31% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Iceland is 48.47% lower than in United States

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  United States  Iceland      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     13.32 $      +33.24 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     87.44 $      +94.31 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     11.66 $      +79.37 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     7.50 $      +114.14 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     6.66 $      +33.24 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 $     3.86 $      +4.83 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 $     2.25 $      +39.28 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     1.96 $      +51.65 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.10 $      +8.42 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     1.96 $      -19.39 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.05 $     2.86 $      -6.16 %
Eggs (12) 2.32 $     4.41 $      +90.35 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.53 $     13.00 $      +36.46 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.80 $     19.65 $      +151.72 %
Apples (1kg) 3.83 $     3.17 $      -17.30 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.76 $     2.40 $      -36.23 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.85 $     4.07 $      +5.78 %
Potato (1kg) 2.41 $     1.90 $      -20.95 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     2.85 $      +81.07 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     2.07 $      +16.87 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     17.07 $      +42.27 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     2.92 $      +26.50 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.31 $     2.62 $      -20.87 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     9.99 $      +66.56 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     2.91 $      +45.74 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.50 $     77.45 $      +11.44 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     5.50 $      +83.21 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     2.30 $      +47.96 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     55.58 $      +85.27 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     2.09 $      +118.36 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     29,480.35 $      +40.38 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.37 $     124.78 $      -22.19 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.15 $      -6.47 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.06 $     64.39 $      +36.83 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.47 $     58.13 $      +47.30 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.96 $     33.31 $      +85.44 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     10.62 $      +6.18 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.17 $     157.89 $      +283.54 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.96 $     88.83 $      +147.01 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.21 $     173.21 $      +124.34 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.58 $     218.59 $      +158.45 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,028.26 $     1,181.08 $      +14.86 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 772.49 $     867.53 $      +12.30 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,735.61 $     1,737.73 $      +0.12 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,305.79 $     1,387.96 $      +6.29 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,897.93 $     2,879.38 $      +51.71 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,255.03 $     2,222.79 $      +77.11 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,300.46 $     2,234.85 $      -32.29 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     7.26      +72.50 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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