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Consumer Prices in Sweden are 2.08% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sweden are 10.23% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Sweden are 28.25% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Sweden are 7.87% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Sweden are 16.92% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Sweden is 0.54% higher than in United States

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  United States  Sweden      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 $
(93.06 kr)
    9.46 $
(80.00 kr)
     -14.03 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $
(423.00 kr)
    59.10 $
(500.00 kr)
     +18.20 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.75 $
(57.10 kr)
    8.16 $
(69.00 kr)
     +20.83 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $
(29.61 kr)
    6.50 $
(55.00 kr)
     +85.75 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $
(42.30 kr)
    5.91 $
(50.00 kr)
     +18.20 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.74 $
(31.65 kr)
    3.70 $
(31.32 kr)
     -1.06 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.65 $
(13.95 kr)
    2.07 $
(17.53 kr)
     +25.60 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.34 $
(11.32 kr)
    1.82 $
(15.37 kr)
     +35.76 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.76 $
(31.77 kr)
    4.27 $
(36.12 kr)
     +13.68 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.27 $
(19.17 kr)
    2.03 $
(17.15 kr)
     -10.55 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.50 $
(12.66 kr)
    1.19 $
(10.08 kr)
     -20.33 %
Eggs (12) 2.49 $
(21.05 kr)
    2.87 $
(24.30 kr)
     +15.42 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.50 $
(38.03 kr)
    4.23 $
(35.75 kr)
     -6.00 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.83 $
(32.41 kr)
    4.21 $
(35.65 kr)
     +10.00 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.85 $
(15.65 kr)
    1.12 $
(9.52 kr)
     -39.20 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.82 $
(15.43 kr)
    1.07 $
(9.08 kr)
     -41.14 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.78 $
(15.08 kr)
    1.14 $
(9.62 kr)
     -36.21 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.19 $
(10.03 kr)
    0.47 $
(3.94 kr)
     -60.71 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.58 $
(13.34 kr)
    1.64 $
(13.89 kr)
     +4.12 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.76 $
(14.91 kr)
    1.55 $
(13.14 kr)
     -11.91 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(101.52 kr)
    9.46 $
(80.00 kr)
     -21.20 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $
(14.93 kr)
    1.88 $
(15.88 kr)
     +6.37 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.37 $
(20.07 kr)
    1.93 $
(16.35 kr)
     -18.54 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.10 $
(51.61 kr)
    6.50 $
(55.00 kr)
     +6.58 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(16.92 kr)
    2.96 $
(25.00 kr)
     +47.75 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.50 $
(545.67 kr)
    82.74 $
(700.00 kr)
     +28.28 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(25.38 kr)
    5.32 $
(45.00 kr)
     +77.30 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(21.15 kr)
    2.53 $
(21.40 kr)
     +1.20 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(253.80 kr)
    52.60 $
(445.00 kr)
     +75.33 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.85 $
(24.09 kr)
    6.33 $
(53.57 kr)
     +122.39 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $
(177,660.00 kr)
    22,458.63 $
(190,000.00 kr)
     +6.95 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 157.68 $
(1,333.93 kr)
    97.47 $
(824.57 kr)
     -38.18 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $
(1.34 kr)
    0.11 $
(0.91 kr)
     -31.99 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 48.01 $
(406.19 kr)
    27.41 $
(231.90 kr)
     -42.91 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.13 $
(314.13 kr)
    37.24 $
(315.05 kr)
     +0.29 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.33 $
(155.11 kr)
    21.40 $
(181.01 kr)
     +16.70 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $
(84.60 kr)
    14.18 $
(120.00 kr)
     +41.84 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.19 $
(348.47 kr)
    93.56 $
(791.49 kr)
     +127.14 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.83 $
(303.09 kr)
    38.51 $
(325.76 kr)
     +7.48 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.76 $
(649.38 kr)
    101.51 $
(858.78 kr)
     +32.25 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 87.30 $
(738.54 kr)
    122.18 $
(1,033.68 kr)
     +39.96 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,011.81 $
(8,559.89 kr)
    786.30 $
(6,652.11 kr)
     -22.29 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 791.66 $
(6,697.47 kr)
    529.07 $
(4,475.93 kr)
     -33.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,726.83 $
(14,609.00 kr)
    1,273.39 $
(10,772.87 kr)
     -26.26 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,339.20 $
(11,329.63 kr)
    905.32 $
(7,659.03 kr)
     -32.40 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 205.15 $
(1,735.58 kr)
    539.93 $
(4,567.77 kr)
     +163.18 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 132.35 $
(1,119.68 kr)
    314.59 $
(2,661.45 kr)
     +137.70 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,677.67 $
(22,653.08 kr)
    2,416.72 $
(20,445.45 kr)
     -9.75 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.18     2.44      -41.59 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2015August, 2015
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