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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Sweden Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Sweden are 1.59% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sweden are 7.42% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Sweden are 27.76% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Sweden are 23.20% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Sweden are 11.76% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Sweden is 11.68% lower than in United States

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  United States  Sweden      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     9.65 $      -3.47 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     66.37 $      +47.48 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     8.33 $      +28.09 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     6.64 $      +89.62 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     6.03 $      +20.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.69 $     3.76 $      +1.93 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     2.06 $      +26.63 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     1.87 $      +45.08 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.14 $      +12.94 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.45 $     2.38 $      -2.83 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.08 $     2.78 $      -9.69 %
Eggs (12) 2.35 $     2.91 $      +23.73 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.61 $     9.62 $      +0.04 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.02 $     9.75 $      +21.45 %
Apples (1kg) 3.83 $     2.54 $      -33.70 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.82 $     2.41 $      -36.89 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.89 $     2.62 $      -32.61 %
Potato (1kg) 2.45 $     1.03 $      -58.09 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.60 $     1.68 $      +5.27 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 $     1.62 $      -9.39 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     9.05 $      -24.58 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.33 $     1.83 $      -21.70 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.36 $     1.88 $      -44.17 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     6.64 $      +10.61 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.02 $      +50.84 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     71.19 $      +11.24 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     5.43 $      +81.00 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.53 $      -1.27 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.90 $     53.70 $      +79.59 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.91 $     1.75 $      +93.13 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     21,720.24 $      +3.43 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 157.65 $     92.17 $      -41.54 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.11 $      -26.13 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.88 $     28.32 $      -39.60 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.56 $     36.65 $      -4.97 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.22 $     22.57 $      +23.87 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     13.88 $      +38.77 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.74 $     97.39 $      +139.07 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.66 $     38.31 $      +7.45 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.55 $     99.86 $      +28.77 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.75 $     118.18 $      +39.45 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 953.79 $     745.23 $      -21.87 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 750.26 $     481.77 $      -35.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,653.43 $     1,230.93 $      -25.55 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,260.11 $     870.42 $      -30.92 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,942.86 $     4,777.40 $      +145.89 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,297.99 $     3,129.34 $      +141.09 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,992.03 $     2,446.42 $      -18.24 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.22     2.99      -29.17 %
 
Last updateFebruary, 2015January, 2015
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