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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Sweden Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Sweden are 10.58% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sweden are 0.10% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Sweden are 22.99% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Sweden are 34.48% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Sweden are 1.79% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Sweden is 19.33% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     10.99 $      +9.88 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     71.10 $      +58.00 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     8.92 $      +37.23 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     7.05 $      +101.30 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     6.46 $      +29.28 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.69 $     4.00 $      +8.34 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     2.20 $      +35.22 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     1.96 $      +51.56 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.21 $      +19.36 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.44 $     2.54 $      +3.98 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.07 $     2.92 $      -5.02 %
Eggs (12) 2.34 $     3.14 $      +34.15 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.59 $     10.54 $      +9.91 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.91 $     10.40 $      +31.49 %
Apples (1kg) 3.84 $     2.77 $      -27.86 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.80 $     2.57 $      -32.53 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.88 $     2.96 $      -23.61 %
Potato (1kg) 2.44 $     1.09 $      -55.23 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 $     1.82 $      +14.42 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $     1.79 $      +0.46 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     9.95 $      -17.05 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.32 $     1.93 $      -17.08 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.34 $     2.01 $      -39.72 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     6.98 $      +16.35 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.23 $      +61.59 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.00 $     78.86 $      +14.29 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     5.82 $      +93.91 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.55 $      -0.14 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     57.53 $      +91.76 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.95 $     1.88 $      +97.48 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     23,269.64 $      +10.81 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 159.18 $     101.03 $      -36.53 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.12 $      -22.91 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.94 $     30.31 $      -35.42 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.53 $     41.26 $      +4.38 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.99 $     23.78 $      +32.19 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     14.54 $      +45.44 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.10 $     105.54 $      +156.78 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.79 $     40.61 $      +13.47 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.73 $     107.57 $      +38.39 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 85.15 $     127.72 $      +50.00 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,026.36 $     838.61 $      -18.29 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 774.19 $     535.18 $      -30.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,736.26 $     1,381.52 $      -20.43 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,308.02 $     952.56 $      -27.18 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,899.79 $     6,173.92 $      +224.98 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,251.85 $     3,575.20 $      +185.59 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,315.80 $     2,677.55 $      -19.25 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.22     3.08      -27.08 %
 
Last updateDecember, 2014December, 2014
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