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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Sweden Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Sweden are 0.75% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sweden are 8.31% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Sweden are 28.46% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Sweden are 17.79% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Sweden are 12.85% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Sweden is 0.73% lower than in United States

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  United States  Sweden      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $
(83.19 kr)
    9.62 $
(80.00 kr)
     -3.84 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $
(374.36 kr)
    60.10 $
(500.00 kr)
     +33.56 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $
(54.07 kr)
    8.29 $
(69.00 kr)
     +27.60 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $
(29.12 kr)
    6.61 $
(55.00 kr)
     +88.89 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $
(41.60 kr)
    6.01 $
(50.00 kr)
     +20.20 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.71 $
(30.87 kr)
    3.69 $
(30.71 kr)
     -0.52 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $
(13.63 kr)
    2.11 $
(17.53 kr)
     +28.60 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.32 $
(10.97 kr)
    1.86 $
(15.47 kr)
     +41.03 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.02 $
(8.48 kr)
    1.13 $
(9.42 kr)
     +11.04 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.46 $
(20.50 kr)
    2.34 $
(19.51 kr)
     -4.84 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.13 $
(26.04 kr)
    2.72 $
(22.63 kr)
     -13.08 %
Eggs (12) 2.40 $
(19.94 kr)
    2.88 $
(23.99 kr)
     +20.31 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.65 $
(80.26 kr)
    9.43 $
(78.43 kr)
     -2.28 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.15 $
(67.83 kr)
    9.50 $
(79.00 kr)
     +16.46 %
Apples (1kg) 3.88 $
(32.26 kr)
    2.53 $
(21.04 kr)
     -34.80 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.86 $
(32.14 kr)
    2.40 $
(19.99 kr)
     -37.81 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.92 $
(32.58 kr)
    2.63 $
(21.86 kr)
     -32.92 %
Potato (1kg) 2.53 $
(21.06 kr)
    1.05 $
(8.70 kr)
     -58.68 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.58 $
(13.18 kr)
    1.72 $
(14.30 kr)
     +8.46 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $
(14.82 kr)
    1.61 $
(13.36 kr)
     -9.86 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(99.83 kr)
    9.26 $
(77.00 kr)
     -22.87 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.70 $
(14.15 kr)
    1.89 $
(15.69 kr)
     +10.92 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.25 $
(18.70 kr)
    1.93 $
(16.05 kr)
     -14.18 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $
(49.92 kr)
    6.61 $
(55.00 kr)
     +10.19 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(16.64 kr)
    3.01 $
(25.00 kr)
     +50.25 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $
(532.43 kr)
    72.12 $
(600.00 kr)
     +12.69 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(24.96 kr)
    5.41 $
(45.00 kr)
     +80.31 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $
(12.92 kr)
    1.53 $
(12.71 kr)
     -1.65 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(249.58 kr)
    54.09 $
(450.00 kr)
     +80.31 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.78 $
(6.45 kr)
    1.73 $
(14.38 kr)
     +122.96 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $
(174,703.20 kr)
    21,636.70 $
(180,000.00 kr)
     +3.03 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 159.06 $
(1,323.27 kr)
    90.46 $
(752.54 kr)
     -43.13 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $
(1.30 kr)
    0.12 $
(0.99 kr)
     -23.94 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.05 $
(391.40 kr)
    28.37 $
(236.00 kr)
     -39.70 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.03 $
(316.36 kr)
    35.94 $
(299.01 kr)
     -5.49 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.56 $
(154.41 kr)
    21.88 $
(181.99 kr)
     +17.86 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $
(83.19 kr)
    13.82 $
(115.00 kr)
     +38.23 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.62 $
(337.90 kr)
    96.01 $
(798.72 kr)
     +136.38 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.92 $
(298.79 kr)
    39.05 $
(324.86 kr)
     +8.72 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.62 $
(645.72 kr)
    103.38 $
(860.00 kr)
     +33.19 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 85.08 $
(707.79 kr)
    120.06 $
(998.84 kr)
     +41.12 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 975.01 $
(8,111.29 kr)
    762.69 $
(6,344.95 kr)
     -21.78 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 764.69 $
(6,361.58 kr)
    496.37 $
(4,129.43 kr)
     -35.09 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,688.51 $
(14,047.02 kr)
    1,246.78 $
(10,372.22 kr)
     -26.16 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,293.77 $
(10,763.15 kr)
    871.26 $
(7,248.18 kr)
     -32.66 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,148.65 $
(17,875.03 kr)
    4,906.01 $
(40,814.05 kr)
     +128.33 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,405.47 $
(11,692.38 kr)
    3,038.28 $
(25,276.09 kr)
     +116.18 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,686.09 $
(22,346.13 kr)
    2,444.96 $
(20,340.12 kr)
     -8.98 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     2.79      -33.53 %
 
Last updateMay, 2015May, 2015
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Currency: USD