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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Sweden Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Sweden are 16.26% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sweden are 4.93% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Sweden are 19.98% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Sweden are 40.47% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Sweden are 3.85% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Sweden is 19.39% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     11.57 $      +15.68 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     75.02 $      +66.71 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     9.39 $      +44.47 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     7.35 $      +109.98 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     6.80 $      +36.10 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 $     4.19 $      +13.96 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 $     2.33 $      +43.88 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     2.09 $      +61.97 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.27 $      +25.44 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.67 $      +9.80 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.05 $     3.05 $      -0.09 %
Eggs (12) 2.32 $     3.31 $      +42.81 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.54 $     11.13 $      +16.71 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.81 $     11.07 $      +41.74 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     2.95 $      -22.95 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.76 $     2.69 $      -28.46 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     3.18 $      -17.17 %
Potato (1kg) 2.41 $     1.16 $      -51.84 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     1.92 $      +21.72 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     1.88 $      +6.21 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     10.75 $      -10.40 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     2.02 $      -12.25 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.31 $     2.09 $      -36.74 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     7.35 $      +22.49 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.40 $      +70.12 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.00 $     86.08 $      +24.75 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     6.12 $      +104.14 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.63 $      +5.13 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     60.56 $      +101.87 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.98 $      +107.02 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     25,177.60 $      +19.89 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.19 $     104.49 $      -34.77 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.13 $      -19.74 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.10 $     31.98 $      -32.10 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.50 $     42.81 $      +8.39 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.87 $     25.56 $      +43.02 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     14.97 $      +49.70 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.09 $     113.00 $      +175.00 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.88 $     43.41 $      +20.98 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.16 $     113.10 $      +46.57 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.66 $     132.79 $      +56.85 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,026.81 $     886.69 $      -13.65 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 773.72 $     559.63 $      -27.67 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,734.77 $     1,450.70 $      -16.38 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,307.39 $     988.17 $      -24.42 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,903.73 $     6,431.66 $      +237.84 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,258.09 $     3,517.77 $      +179.61 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,311.96 $     2,801.42 $      -15.42 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     3.11      -26.15 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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