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Cost of Living in Sweden

Cost of living in Sweden is 6.50% higher than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Sweden is 31.88% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 90.00 kr 80.00-130.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 600.00 kr 400.00-800.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 70.00 kr 65.00-80.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 60.00 kr 50.00-69.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 55.00 kr 45.00-65.00
Cappuccino (regular) 32.73 kr 25.00-38.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 18.48 kr 10.00-25.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 16.44 kr 10.00-22.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 38.54 kr 33.88-45.42
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 18.65 kr 11.79-22.68
Rice (white), (1 lb) 10.48 kr 6.80-13.61
Eggs (12) 25.81 kr 20.00-30.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 37.56 kr 29.48-45.36
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 37.34 kr 27.22-45.36
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 63.93 kr 40.37-90.72
Apples (1 lb) 9.93 kr 7.71-11.34
Banana (1 lb) 9.61 kr 8.16-11.34
Oranges (1 lb) 9.26 kr 6.80-11.34
Tomato (1 lb) 10.87 kr 7.71-13.61
Potato (1 lb) 4.22 kr 3.18-5.44
Onion (1 lb) 4.95 kr 3.63-6.80
Lettuce (1 head) 15.59 kr 10.00-20.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 13.77 kr 10.00-20.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 80.00 kr 70.00-100.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 16.25 kr 13.00-20.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 16.93 kr 14.00-20.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 55.00 kr 50.00-60.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 26.00 kr 22.00-36.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 750.00 kr 500.00-790.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 45.00 kr 40.00-60.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 22.53 kr 17.70-32.19
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 489.00 kr 395.00-534.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 50.76 kr 47.32-53.72
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 200,000.00 kr 170,000.00-235,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 707.99 kr 400.00-1,200.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.95 kr 0.69-1.50
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 239.71 kr 190.00-300.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 341.67 kr 230.00-495.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 218.13 kr 150.00-340.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 120.00 kr 110.00-140.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 832.79 kr 600.00-1,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 338.19 kr 200.00-500.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 880.63 kr 700.00-1,100.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,168.63 kr 800.00-1,500.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 7,014.29 kr 5,000.00-11,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 4,908.91 kr 3,500.00-7,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 11,628.95 kr 8,000.00-17,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 8,239.93 kr 6,000.00-12,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,729.41 kr 2,601.26-8,361.20
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,258.07 kr 1,393.53-5,265.51
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 19,870.87 kr 17,217.00-25,000.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.10 1.70-3.00

Prices in Sweden

These data are based on 11067 entries in the past 18 months from 922 different contributors.
Last update: May, 2016 Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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