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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Sweden Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Sweden are 18.09% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sweden are 6.37% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Sweden are 19.37% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Sweden are 42.41% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Sweden are 5.47% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Sweden is 19.28% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     11.71 $      +17.10 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     75.77 $      +68.38 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     9.51 $      +46.25 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     7.44 $      +112.56 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     6.89 $      +37.77 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 $     4.24 $      +15.32 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 $     2.36 $      +45.60 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     2.12 $      +63.83 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.28 $      +26.91 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.70 $      +11.11 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.04 $     3.08 $      +1.21 %
Eggs (12) 2.32 $     3.36 $      +45.07 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.52 $     11.30 $      +18.60 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.82 $     11.20 $      +43.34 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     2.98 $      -22.00 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.76 $     2.72 $      -27.58 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     3.24 $      -15.78 %
Potato (1kg) 2.40 $     1.17 $      -51.22 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     1.94 $      +23.29 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     1.90 $      +7.50 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     10.88 $      -9.30 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     2.05 $      -11.23 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.31 $     2.12 $      -35.99 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     7.44 $      +23.99 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.44 $      +72.21 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.00 $     89.55 $      +29.78 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     6.20 $      +106.65 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.65 $      +6.42 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     61.31 $      +104.36 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     2.00 $      +109.52 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     25,321.06 $      +20.58 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.34 $     105.78 $      -34.03 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.13 $      -18.76 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.08 $     32.37 $      -31.24 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.51 $     43.33 $      +9.66 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.83 $     25.86 $      +45.05 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     15.15 $      +51.54 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.15 $     114.35 $      +177.92 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.97 $     43.91 $      +22.09 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.23 $     114.45 $      +48.20 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.68 $     134.38 $      +58.70 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,028.05 $     891.72 $      -13.26 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 773.26 $     564.51 $      -27.00 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,737.93 $     1,457.02 $      -16.16 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,308.25 $     995.33 $      -23.92 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,899.06 $     6,510.70 $      +242.84 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,257.03 $     3,561.00 $      +183.29 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,301.41 $     2,834.53 $      -14.14 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     3.11      -26.08 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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