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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Sweden 

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Consumer Prices in Sweden are 31.58% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sweden are 18.42% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Sweden are 10.70% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Sweden are 50.42% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Sweden are 17.35% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Sweden is 18.98% lower than in United States

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  United States  Sweden      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     12.93 $      +29.30 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     76.06 $      +69.01 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.25 $     9.89 $      +58.20 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     7.61 $      +117.30 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     7.61 $      +52.11 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.64 $     4.63 $      +26.97 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.58 $     2.51 $      +58.65 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.27 $     2.32 $      +82.31 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.99 $     1.39 $      +39.74 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.39 $     2.95 $      +23.57 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.90 $     3.35 $      +15.47 %
Eggs (12) 2.25 $     3.64 $      +61.88 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.47 $     12.28 $      +29.67 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.63 $     12.07 $      +58.05 %
Apples (1kg) 3.70 $     3.23 $      -12.70 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.58 $     2.97 $      -17.00 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.72 $     3.69 $      -0.65 %
Potato (1kg) 2.35 $     1.25 $      -46.93 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     2.15 $      +36.74 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.76 $     2.18 $      +23.70 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     11.71 $      -2.39 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.29 $     2.22 $      -2.81 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.28 $     2.25 $      -31.31 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     8.06 $      +34.37 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.80 $      +90.14 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.50 $     106.48 $      +62.56 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     6.54 $      +118.03 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.83 $      +17.50 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.20 $     66.09 $      +134.37 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     2.21 $      +129.43 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $     27,380.17 $      +36.90 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 161.80 $     126.13 $      -22.05 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.16 $      +4.83 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.16 $     34.91 $      -24.36 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.50 $     51.17 $      +29.53 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.45 $     30.19 $      +63.67 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     16.73 $      +67.32 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.77 $     130.70 $      +220.56 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.48 $     48.16 $      +32.04 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 76.29 $     126.52 $      +65.83 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 83.38 $     150.72 $      +80.76 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 993.91 $     936.96 $      -5.73 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 750.39 $     616.88 $      -17.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,701.21 $     1,578.35 $      -7.22 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,282.88 $     1,095.52 $      -14.60 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,914.83 $     7,549.52 $      +294.26 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,230.64 $     4,116.28 $      +234.48 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,260.47 $     3,128.24 $      -4.06 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     3.32      -21.12 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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