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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Sweden Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Sweden are 18.62% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sweden are 6.89% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Sweden are 18.91% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Sweden are 43.05% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Sweden are 5.86% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Sweden is 19.28% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     11.76 $      +17.62 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     76.11 $      +69.13 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     9.55 $      +46.90 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     7.47 $      +113.50 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     6.92 $      +38.38 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 $     4.26 $      +15.81 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 $     2.37 $      +46.21 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     2.13 $      +64.48 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.29 $      +27.45 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.71 $      +11.60 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.05 $     3.10 $      +1.57 %
Eggs (12) 2.32 $     3.36 $      +45.14 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.54 $     11.32 $      +18.70 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.81 $     11.25 $      +44.14 %
Apples (1kg) 3.83 $     2.99 $      -21.71 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.75 $     2.73 $      -27.17 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     3.23 $      -15.94 %
Potato (1kg) 2.40 $     1.18 $      -50.99 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     1.95 $      +23.83 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     1.91 $      +7.98 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     10.93 $      -8.90 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     2.06 $      -10.97 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.31 $     2.13 $      -35.75 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     7.47 $      +24.54 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.46 $      +72.98 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.00 $     89.95 $      +30.36 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     6.23 $      +107.57 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.66 $      +6.90 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     61.58 $      +105.27 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     2.01 $      +110.41 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     25,474.46 $      +21.31 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.28 $     106.25 $      -33.71 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.13 $      -18.05 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.06 $     32.52 $      -30.90 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.51 $     43.75 $      +10.74 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.83 $     25.98 $      +45.70 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     15.22 $      +52.22 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.17 $     114.87 $      +179.04 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.96 $     44.10 $      +22.64 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.23 $     114.97 $      +48.86 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.61 $     134.98 $      +59.54 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,027.76 $     895.49 $      -12.87 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 772.37 $     567.05 $      -26.58 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,735.36 $     1,463.52 $      -15.67 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,305.81 $     999.67 $      -23.44 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,897.93 $     6,539.71 $      +244.57 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,255.03 $     3,576.87 $      +185.00 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,301.12 $     2,848.15 $      -13.72 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     3.11      -26.05 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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