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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Sweden Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Sweden are 1.12% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sweden are 9.57% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Sweden are 28.51% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Sweden are 15.98% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Sweden are 15.36% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Sweden is 0.17% lower than in United States

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  United States  Sweden      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $
(84.54 kr)
    9.46 $
(80.00 kr)
     -5.37 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $
(380.43 kr)
    59.14 $
(500.00 kr)
     +31.43 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $
(54.95 kr)
    8.16 $
(69.00 kr)
     +25.57 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $
(29.59 kr)
    6.51 $
(55.00 kr)
     +85.88 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $
(42.27 kr)
    5.91 $
(50.00 kr)
     +18.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.72 $
(31.46 kr)
    3.69 $
(31.18 kr)
     -0.90 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $
(13.90 kr)
    2.08 $
(17.59 kr)
     +26.57 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.33 $
(11.23 kr)
    1.82 $
(15.36 kr)
     +36.86 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.81 $
(32.20 kr)
    4.25 $
(35.92 kr)
     +11.56 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.25 $
(19.06 kr)
    2.04 $
(17.21 kr)
     -9.66 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.46 $
(12.35 kr)
    1.22 $
(10.30 kr)
     -16.60 %
Eggs (12) 2.42 $
(20.49 kr)
    2.85 $
(24.13 kr)
     +17.77 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.40 $
(37.24 kr)
    4.24 $
(35.85 kr)
     -3.71 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.77 $
(31.84 kr)
    4.25 $
(35.89 kr)
     +12.72 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.79 $
(15.16 kr)
    1.14 $
(9.63 kr)
     -36.51 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.79 $
(15.15 kr)
    1.07 $
(9.05 kr)
     -40.30 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.78 $
(15.05 kr)
    1.15 $
(9.69 kr)
     -35.61 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.17 $
(9.89 kr)
    0.47 $
(3.97 kr)
     -59.85 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.58 $
(13.36 kr)
    1.67 $
(14.08 kr)
     +5.34 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $
(14.95 kr)
    1.59 $
(13.42 kr)
     -10.22 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(101.45 kr)
    8.87 $
(75.00 kr)
     -26.07 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $
(14.61 kr)
    1.88 $
(15.88 kr)
     +8.74 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.28 $
(19.27 kr)
    1.93 $
(16.32 kr)
     -15.32 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $
(50.72 kr)
    6.51 $
(55.00 kr)
     +8.43 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(16.91 kr)
    2.96 $
(25.00 kr)
     +47.86 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 62.00 $
(524.15 kr)
    72.16 $
(610.00 kr)
     +16.38 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(25.36 kr)
    5.32 $
(45.00 kr)
     +77.43 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(21.14 kr)
    2.53 $
(21.40 kr)
     +1.27 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(253.62 kr)
    52.05 $
(440.00 kr)
     +73.49 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.88 $
(24.35 kr)
    6.43 $
(54.33 kr)
     +123.12 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $
(177,534.00 kr)
    21,291.70 $
(180,000.00 kr)
     +1.39 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 158.43 $
(1,339.38 kr)
    92.95 $
(785.81 kr)
     -41.33 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $
(1.36 kr)
    0.11 $
(0.95 kr)
     -29.87 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.15 $
(398.61 kr)
    28.05 $
(237.14 kr)
     -40.51 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.38 $
(315.99 kr)
    36.65 $
(309.80 kr)
     -1.96 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.72 $
(158.23 kr)
    20.66 $
(174.66 kr)
     +10.38 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $
(84.54 kr)
    13.60 $
(115.00 kr)
     +36.03 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.82 $
(345.11 kr)
    92.73 $
(783.98 kr)
     +127.17 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.65 $
(301.35 kr)
    37.68 $
(318.55 kr)
     +5.71 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.23 $
(652.93 kr)
    101.95 $
(861.86 kr)
     +32.00 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 86.35 $
(730.04 kr)
    120.52 $
(1,018.91 kr)
     +39.57 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 972.49 $
(8,221.44 kr)
    752.02 $
(6,357.58 kr)
     -22.67 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 761.66 $
(6,439.11 kr)
    496.18 $
(4,194.71 kr)
     -34.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,674.46 $
(14,155.85 kr)
    1,240.54 $
(10,487.51 kr)
     -25.91 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,297.59 $
(10,969.86 kr)
    875.53 $
(7,401.71 kr)
     -32.53 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 202.79 $
(1,714.39 kr)
    470.67 $
(3,979.06 kr)
     +132.10 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 131.03 $
(1,107.71 kr)
    279.36 $
(2,361.68 kr)
     +113.20 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,660.05 $
(22,488.05 kr)
    2,401.45 $
(20,301.85 kr)
     -9.72 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     2.63      -37.45 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2015July, 2015
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Currency: USD