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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Sweden Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Sweden are 15.42% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sweden are 4.18% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Sweden are 20.58% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Sweden are 39.21% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Sweden are 2.73% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Sweden is 19.86% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     11.45 $      +14.50 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     74.09 $      +64.63 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     9.29 $      +42.99 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     7.27 $      +107.82 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     6.74 $      +34.70 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.69 $     4.15 $      +12.66 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     2.31 $      +41.83 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     2.07 $      +59.20 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.26 $      +24.16 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.63 $      +8.04 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.08 $     3.06 $      -0.54 %
Eggs (12) 2.33 $     3.30 $      +41.70 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.55 $     10.96 $      +14.71 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.85 $     10.87 $      +38.40 %
Apples (1kg) 3.83 $     2.92 $      -23.78 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.79 $     2.69 $      -28.94 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     3.15 $      -18.11 %
Potato (1kg) 2.43 $     1.16 $      -52.26 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 $     1.91 $      +20.21 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $     1.88 $      +5.71 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     10.64 $      -11.32 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     2.00 $      -13.50 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.31 $     2.06 $      -37.68 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     7.34 $      +22.35 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.37 $      +68.38 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     86.88 $      +24.12 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     6.06 $      +102.05 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.62 $      +4.05 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.90 $     59.94 $      +100.47 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.95 $     1.96 $      +105.35 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,930.00 $     24,937.92 $      +19.15 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 159.05 $     106.84 $      -32.83 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.13 $      -19.71 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.03 $     31.30 $      -33.44 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.53 $     42.77 $      +8.20 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.84 $     25.24 $      +41.45 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     14.82 $      +48.17 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.99 $     110.96 $      +170.72 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.85 $     42.77 $      +19.30 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.47 $     112.12 $      +44.73 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.91 $     131.71 $      +55.12 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,025.09 $     870.86 $      -15.05 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 772.67 $     552.25 $      -28.53 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,738.25 $     1,432.93 $      -17.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,305.39 $     988.96 $      -24.24 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,911.89 $     6,494.71 $      +239.70 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,259.44 $     3,572.91 $      +183.69 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,309.46 $     2,762.97 $      -16.51 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     3.08      -26.90 %
 
Last updateNovember, 2014November, 2014
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