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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Sweden Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Sweden are 1.15% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sweden are 10.02% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Sweden are 30.09% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Sweden are 18.69% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Sweden are 14.67% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Sweden is 0.93% lower than in United States

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  United States  Sweden      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     9.25 $      -7.47 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     63.62 $      +41.37 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     7.98 $      +22.79 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     6.36 $      +81.76 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.78 $      +15.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.71 $     3.59 $      -3.21 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $     2.00 $      +21.94 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     1.80 $      +38.56 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.09 $      +7.58 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.45 $     2.25 $      -8.36 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.11 $     2.62 $      -15.75 %
Eggs (12) 2.38 $     2.74 $      +14.93 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.56 $     9.21 $      -3.66 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.05 $     9.28 $      +15.33 %
Apples (1kg) 3.84 $     2.42 $      -36.93 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.83 $     2.31 $      -39.73 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.89 $     2.53 $      -35.10 %
Potato (1kg) 2.47 $     1.01 $      -59.12 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.60 $     1.64 $      +2.14 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 $     1.54 $      -13.85 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     8.68 $      -27.71 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $     1.78 $      +3.26 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.20 $     1.84 $      -16.36 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     6.36 $      +6.03 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     2.89 $      +44.59 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     69.40 $      +8.44 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     5.21 $      +73.50 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.43 $      -8.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     51.47 $      +71.57 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.80 $     1.66 $      +105.94 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     20,820.32 $      -0.86 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 158.46 $     88.08 $      -44.42 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.11 $      -29.06 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.95 $     27.32 $      -41.81 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.90 $     34.28 $      -9.55 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.37 $     20.94 $      +13.96 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     13.30 $      +33.02 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.70 $     93.02 $      +128.56 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.67 $     36.25 $      +1.64 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 77.47 $     99.35 $      +28.25 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.86 $     115.58 $      +36.20 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 949.50 $     721.39 $      -24.02 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 754.31 $     464.59 $      -38.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,652.17 $     1,185.82 $      -28.23 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,263.51 $     831.50 $      -34.19 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,968.82 $     4,557.15 $      +131.47 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,300.31 $     2,910.30 $      +123.81 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,633.34 $     2,347.51 $      -10.85 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     2.88      -31.40 %
 
Last updateApril, 2015April, 2015
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Currency: USD