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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Sweden 

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Consumer Prices in Sweden are 32.09% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sweden are 19.08% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Sweden are 9.76% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Sweden are 51.10% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Sweden are 17.82% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Sweden is 19.74% lower than in United States

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  United States  Sweden      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     12.94 $      +29.38 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     76.11 $      +69.12 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.25 $     9.89 $      +58.30 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     7.61 $      +117.45 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     7.61 $      +52.21 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.65 $     4.64 $      +27.20 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.59 $     2.52 $      +58.75 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.27 $     2.32 $      +82.76 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.99 $     1.39 $      +40.23 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.39 $     2.95 $      +23.68 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.90 $     3.35 $      +15.57 %
Eggs (12) 2.25 $     3.64 $      +61.91 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.48 $     12.29 $      +29.66 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.64 $     12.07 $      +58.06 %
Apples (1kg) 3.71 $     3.23 $      -12.80 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.58 $     2.97 $      -16.90 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.72 $     3.70 $      -0.63 %
Potato (1kg) 2.35 $     1.25 $      -46.87 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     2.15 $      +36.64 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.76 $     2.18 $      +23.78 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     11.72 $      -2.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.28 $     2.22 $      -2.68 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.29 $     2.25 $      -31.45 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     8.07 $      +34.45 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.81 $      +90.26 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 66.00 $     106.55 $      +61.44 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     6.55 $      +118.17 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.83 $      +17.58 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.35 $     66.14 $      +133.28 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     2.21 $      +129.69 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $     27,398.09 $      +36.99 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 162.01 $     126.21 $      -22.10 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.16 $      +5.61 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.15 $     34.94 $      -24.30 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.56 $     51.19 $      +29.41 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.45 $     30.21 $      +63.76 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     16.74 $      +67.43 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.78 $     130.78 $      +220.67 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.57 $     48.18 $      +31.74 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 76.31 $     126.59 $      +65.88 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 83.45 $     150.80 $      +80.72 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 993.97 $     944.36 $      -4.99 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 749.26 $     618.75 $      -17.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,703.27 $     1,592.84 $      -6.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,281.90 $     1,100.82 $      -14.13 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,901.10 $     7,554.46 $      +297.37 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,230.09 $     4,118.98 $      +234.85 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,274.86 $     3,129.90 $      -4.43 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     3.32      -21.08 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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