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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Sweden Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Sweden are 1.41% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sweden are 7.69% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Sweden are 28.39% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Sweden are 22.21% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Sweden are 12.65% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Sweden is 11.46% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     9.60 $      -4.02 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     65.98 $      +46.63 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     8.28 $      +27.35 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     6.60 $      +88.52 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     6.00 $      +19.97 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.70 $     3.74 $      +1.07 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     2.07 $      +26.76 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     1.87 $      +44.70 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.14 $      +11.99 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.45 $     2.36 $      -3.53 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.09 $     2.73 $      -11.81 %
Eggs (12) 2.36 $     2.88 $      +22.37 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.58 $     9.62 $      +0.41 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.02 $     9.72 $      +21.13 %
Apples (1kg) 3.85 $     2.52 $      -34.56 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.82 $     2.37 $      -38.05 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.90 $     2.61 $      -33.13 %
Potato (1kg) 2.46 $     1.03 $      -58.12 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.61 $     1.67 $      +4.10 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 $     1.60 $      -10.35 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     9.00 $      -25.02 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.35 $     1.83 $      -22.32 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.39 $     1.86 $      -45.09 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     6.60 $      +9.97 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.00 $      +49.96 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     71.08 $      +11.06 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     5.40 $      +79.95 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.52 $      -1.84 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     53.39 $      +77.95 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.82 $     1.73 $      +109.56 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     21,594.39 $      +2.83 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 157.52 $     90.16 $      -42.77 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.11 $      -26.70 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.90 $     28.30 $      -39.67 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.14 $     36.05 $      -5.47 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.45 $     22.40 $      +21.38 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     13.80 $      +37.96 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.85 $     97.36 $      +138.34 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.67 $     37.72 $      +5.74 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.41 $     100.07 $      +29.26 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.88 $     116.80 $      +37.61 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 951.61 $     746.84 $      -21.52 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 749.76 $     477.91 $      -36.26 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,654.43 $     1,218.82 $      -26.33 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,255.57 $     858.48 $      -31.63 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,939.63 $     4,690.78 $      +141.84 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,298.77 $     3,123.83 $      +140.52 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,967.03 $     2,425.11 $      -18.26 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.22     2.97      -29.49 %
 
Last updateMarch, 2015March, 2015
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Currency: USD