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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Sweden Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Sweden are 1.68% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sweden are 10.55% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Sweden are 30.67% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Sweden are 18.39% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Sweden are 15.38% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Sweden is 9.75% lower than in United States

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  United States  Sweden      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     9.31 $      -6.95 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     63.97 $      +42.16 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     8.03 $      +23.47 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     6.40 $      +82.78 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.82 $      +16.31 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.71 $     3.61 $      -2.73 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $     2.01 $      +22.71 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     1.82 $      +40.11 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.10 $      +8.47 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.46 $     2.28 $      -7.11 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.10 $     2.65 $      -14.52 %
Eggs (12) 2.37 $     2.78 $      +17.39 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.54 $     9.29 $      -2.60 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.03 $     9.38 $      +16.84 %
Apples (1kg) 3.84 $     2.45 $      -36.30 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.82 $     2.31 $      -39.47 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.91 $     2.55 $      -34.82 %
Potato (1kg) 2.47 $     1.00 $      -59.34 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.60 $     1.65 $      +2.60 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 $     1.54 $      -13.79 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     8.72 $      -27.30 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.37 $     1.78 $      -24.94 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.40 $     1.83 $      -46.14 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     6.40 $      +6.62 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     2.91 $      +45.39 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     69.21 $      +8.14 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     5.23 $      +74.47 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.48 $      -4.83 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     51.76 $      +72.53 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.81 $     1.67 $      +104.89 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     20,936.56 $      -0.30 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 157.43 $     88.47 $      -43.80 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.11 $      -30.03 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.88 $     27.57 $      -41.18 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.04 $     34.59 $      -9.07 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.34 $     21.27 $      +16.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     13.38 $      +33.76 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.75 $     94.07 $      +130.85 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.75 $     36.18 $      +1.21 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 77.43 $     99.66 $      +28.72 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.68 $     115.95 $      +36.92 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 952.36 $     727.31 $      -23.63 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 754.69 $     465.36 $      -38.34 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,654.09 $     1,179.81 $      -28.67 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,263.04 $     833.32 $      -34.02 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,948.73 $     4,565.49 $      +134.28 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,290.45 $     2,908.40 $      +125.38 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,918.63 $     2,356.25 $      -19.27 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     2.93      -30.50 %
 
Last updateMarch, 2015March, 2015
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Currency: USD