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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Sweden Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Sweden are 20.27% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sweden are 8.52% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Sweden are 17.31% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Sweden are 44.82% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Sweden are 7.37% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Sweden is 20.18% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     11.92 $      +19.17 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     77.11 $      +71.35 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     9.53 $      +46.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     7.57 $      +116.30 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     7.01 $      +40.20 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 $     4.32 $      +17.45 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 $     2.41 $      +49.44 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     2.18 $      +68.57 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.31 $      +29.58 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.72 $      +11.97 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.02 $     3.08 $      +2.01 %
Eggs (12) 2.31 $     3.42 $      +48.09 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.50 $     11.46 $      +20.59 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.77 $     11.41 $      +46.78 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     3.04 $      -20.47 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.75 $     2.81 $      -24.86 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     3.28 $      -14.59 %
Potato (1kg) 2.41 $     1.19 $      -50.77 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.58 $     1.94 $      +22.87 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     1.90 $      +7.58 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     11.08 $      -7.70 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.30 $     2.08 $      -9.92 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.30 $     2.14 $      -35.25 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     7.57 $      +26.18 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.50 $      +75.25 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.00 $     90.43 $      +31.05 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     6.31 $      +110.30 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.68 $      +8.30 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.00 $     60.99 $      +110.30 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     2.04 $      +112.86 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,860.00 $     25,936.52 $      +24.34 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.50 $     106.96 $      -33.36 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.13 $      -14.38 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.89 $     33.06 $      -29.50 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.36 $     44.65 $      +13.44 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.37 $     26.31 $      +43.21 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     15.42 $      +54.22 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.32 $     118.87 $      +187.66 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.11 $     43.47 $      +20.37 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.20 $     116.77 $      +51.25 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.54 $     136.31 $      +61.23 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,026.33 $     912.63 $      -11.08 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 769.63 $     576.95 $      -25.03 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,733.81 $     1,496.20 $      -13.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,306.51 $     1,013.16 $      -22.45 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,905.64 $     6,866.82 $      +260.34 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,245.29 $     3,855.89 $      +209.64 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,296.98 $     2,856.12 $      -13.37 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     3.15      -24.91 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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