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Consumer Prices in Sweden are 3.55% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sweden are 11.47% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Sweden are 29.19% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Sweden are 9.87% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Sweden are 17.86% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Sweden is 0.93% lower than in United States

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  United States  Sweden      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 $
(96.03 kr)
    9.16 $
(80.00 kr)
     -16.70 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $
(392.86 kr)
    57.27 $
(500.00 kr)
     +27.27 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.75 $
(58.93 kr)
    7.90 $
(69.00 kr)
     +17.09 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $
(30.56 kr)
    6.47 $
(56.50 kr)
     +84.91 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $
(43.65 kr)
    5.73 $
(50.00 kr)
     +14.54 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.73 $
(32.56 kr)
    3.58 $
(31.25 kr)
     -4.02 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.65 $
(14.37 kr)
    2.00 $
(17.42 kr)
     +21.23 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.33 $
(11.64 kr)
    1.75 $
(15.27 kr)
     +31.12 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.77 $
(32.95 kr)
    4.14 $
(36.18 kr)
     +9.81 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.26 $
(19.71 kr)
    1.97 $
(17.20 kr)
     -12.75 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.49 $
(13.00 kr)
    1.16 $
(10.17 kr)
     -21.79 %
Eggs (12) 2.46 $
(21.48 kr)
    2.78 $
(24.26 kr)
     +12.94 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.45 $
(38.86 kr)
    4.09 $
(35.68 kr)
     -8.19 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.82 $
(33.35 kr)
    4.13 $
(36.04 kr)
     +8.07 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.83 $
(16.00 kr)
    1.09 $
(9.54 kr)
     -40.35 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.81 $
(15.79 kr)
    1.03 $
(9.03 kr)
     -42.82 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.79 $
(15.59 kr)
    1.10 $
(9.57 kr)
     -38.63 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.18 $
(10.31 kr)
    0.45 $
(3.95 kr)
     -61.70 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.58 $
(13.77 kr)
    1.61 $
(14.03 kr)
     +1.88 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $
(15.42 kr)
    1.50 $
(13.11 kr)
     -14.94 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(104.76 kr)
    9.16 $
(80.00 kr)
     -23.64 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.74 $
(15.19 kr)
    1.80 $
(15.75 kr)
     +3.72 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.33 $
(20.36 kr)
    1.87 $
(16.33 kr)
     -19.81 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.10 $
(53.25 kr)
    6.30 $
(55.00 kr)
     +3.28 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(17.46 kr)
    2.86 $
(25.00 kr)
     +43.18 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $
(558.74 kr)
    74.45 $
(650.00 kr)
     +16.33 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(26.19 kr)
    5.15 $
(45.00 kr)
     +71.82 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(21.83 kr)
    2.51 $
(21.89 kr)
     +0.28 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(261.91 kr)
    50.40 $
(440.00 kr)
     +68.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.86 $
(24.99 kr)
    6.16 $
(53.78 kr)
     +115.16 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $
(183,336.30 kr)
    21,247.84 $
(185,500.00 kr)
     +1.18 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 158.49 $
(1,383.64 kr)
    91.83 $
(801.70 kr)
     -42.06 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $
(1.40 kr)
    0.11 $
(0.93 kr)
     -33.70 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.77 $
(417.06 kr)
    27.03 $
(235.97 kr)
     -43.42 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.44 $
(326.90 kr)
    35.58 $
(310.63 kr)
     -4.98 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.60 $
(162.37 kr)
    20.39 $
(178.05 kr)
     +9.66 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $
(87.30 kr)
    13.75 $
(120.00 kr)
     +37.45 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.04 $
(358.28 kr)
    90.48 $
(789.88 kr)
     +120.47 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.67 $
(311.40 kr)
    37.01 $
(323.07 kr)
     +3.75 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.10 $
(673.15 kr)
    98.67 $
(861.44 kr)
     +27.97 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 86.68 $
(756.74 kr)
    117.38 $
(1,024.79 kr)
     +35.42 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 987.28 $
(8,619.25 kr)
    740.29 $
(6,462.97 kr)
     -25.02 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 773.89 $
(6,756.28 kr)
    494.69 $
(4,318.77 kr)
     -36.08 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,692.92 $
(14,779.70 kr)
    1,228.22 $
(10,722.73 kr)
     -27.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,312.51 $
(11,458.57 kr)
    867.65 $
(7,574.81 kr)
     -33.89 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 209.47 $
(1,828.73 kr)
    476.39 $
(4,159.03 kr)
     +127.43 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 132.40 $
(1,155.86 kr)
    285.76 $
(2,494.74 kr)
     +115.83 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,656.54 $
(23,192.40 kr)
    2,330.13 $
(20,342.74 kr)
     -12.29 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     2.49      -40.54 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2015August, 2015
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