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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Sweden Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Sweden are 15.49% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sweden are 4.24% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Sweden are 20.51% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Sweden are 39.29% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Sweden are 2.82% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Sweden is 20.34% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     11.38 $      +13.84 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     73.66 $      +63.69 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     9.17 $      +41.14 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     7.23 $      +106.64 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     6.70 $      +33.93 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.69 $     4.12 $      +11.77 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     2.30 $      +41.15 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     2.06 $      +58.88 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.25 $      +23.36 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.61 $      +7.43 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.07 $     3.04 $      -0.81 %
Eggs (12) 2.33 $     3.26 $      +40.19 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.54 $     10.90 $      +14.23 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.85 $     10.80 $      +37.62 %
Apples (1kg) 3.83 $     2.91 $      -24.17 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.78 $     2.66 $      -29.59 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     3.13 $      -18.66 %
Potato (1kg) 2.42 $     1.15 $      -52.58 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 $     1.90 $      +19.50 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $     1.86 $      +4.84 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     10.58 $      -11.83 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     1.99 $      -13.98 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.31 $     2.05 $      -38.04 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     7.30 $      +21.65 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.35 $      +67.41 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     86.39 $      +23.41 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     6.03 $      +100.90 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.61 $      +3.46 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.80 $     59.60 $      +100.00 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.95 $     1.95 $      +104.29 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     24,745.01 $      +17.83 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 159.07 $     106.89 $      -32.80 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.13 $      -20.56 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.06 $     31.07 $      -33.98 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.58 $     42.31 $      +6.88 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.84 $     25.14 $      +40.93 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     14.73 $      +47.32 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.97 $     110.39 $      +169.42 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.85 $     42.52 $      +18.59 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.44 $     111.28 $      +43.70 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.90 $     130.23 $      +53.38 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,025.78 $     868.96 $      -15.29 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 773.66 $     551.21 $      -28.75 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,741.22 $     1,426.86 $      -18.05 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,308.37 $     980.31 $      -25.07 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,912.43 $     6,457.04 $      +237.63 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,259.49 $     3,552.10 $      +182.03 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,309.33 $     2,748.01 $      -16.96 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     3.08      -26.94 %
 
Last updateNovember, 2014November, 2014
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