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Cost of Living Comparison Between Japan and Sweden Reverse

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City in Sweden:
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Consumer Prices in Sweden are 12.68% lower than in Japan
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sweden are 10.74% lower than in Japan
Rent Prices in Sweden are 4.07% lower than in Japan
Restaurant Prices in Sweden are 57.39% higher than in Japan
Groceries Prices in Sweden are 25.19% lower than in Japan
Local Purchasing Power in Sweden is 3.24% higher than in Japan
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 800.00 ¥
(63.51 kr)
1,247.12 ¥
(99.00 kr)
     +55.89 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,200.00 ¥
(333.41 kr)
7,558.29 ¥
(600.00 kr)
     +79.96 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 670.00 ¥
(53.19 kr)
881.80 ¥
(70.00 kr)
     +31.61 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 400.00 ¥
(31.75 kr)
755.83 ¥
(60.00 kr)
     +88.96 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 500.00 ¥
(39.69 kr)
692.84 ¥
(55.00 kr)
     +38.57 %
Cappuccino (regular) 375.66 ¥
(29.82 kr)
423.43 ¥
(33.61 kr)
     +12.72 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 132.18 ¥
(10.49 kr)
219.74 ¥
(17.44 kr)
     +66.25 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 106.24 ¥
(8.43 kr)
199.95 ¥
(15.87 kr)
     +88.21 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 709.18 ¥
(56.30 kr)
486.16 ¥
(38.59 kr)
     -31.45 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 167.51 ¥
(13.30 kr)
235.19 ¥
(18.67 kr)
     +40.41 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 193.45 ¥
(15.36 kr)
132.56 ¥
(10.52 kr)
     -31.48 %
Eggs (12) 232.48 ¥
(18.45 kr)
322.20 ¥
(25.58 kr)
     +38.60 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 907.19 ¥
(72.02 kr)
479.09 ¥
(38.03 kr)
     -47.19 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 407.81 ¥
(32.37 kr)
495.63 ¥
(39.34 kr)
     +21.53 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 860.60 ¥
(68.32 kr)
831.08 ¥
(65.97 kr)
     -3.43 %
Apples (1 lb) 296.87 ¥
(23.57 kr)
128.64 ¥
(10.21 kr)
     -56.67 %
Banana (1 lb) 146.34 ¥
(11.62 kr)
120.05 ¥
(9.53 kr)
     -17.96 %
Oranges (1 lb) 260.24 ¥
(20.66 kr)
117.72 ¥
(9.34 kr)
     -54.77 %
Tomato (1 lb) 349.81 ¥
(27.77 kr)
147.81 ¥
(11.73 kr)
     -57.74 %
Potato (1 lb) 184.85 ¥
(14.67 kr)
53.57 ¥
(4.25 kr)
     -71.02 %
Onion (1 lb) 165.50 ¥
(13.14 kr)
59.29 ¥
(4.71 kr)
     -64.17 %
Lettuce (1 head) 198.38 ¥
(15.75 kr)
204.04 ¥
(16.20 kr)
     +2.85 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 130.86 ¥
(10.39 kr)
169.04 ¥
(13.42 kr)
     +29.18 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,200.00 ¥
(95.26 kr)
1,007.77 ¥
(80.00 kr)
     -16.02 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 282.74 ¥
(22.45 kr)
205.19 ¥
(16.29 kr)
     -27.43 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 389.79 ¥
(30.94 kr)
214.39 ¥
(17.02 kr)
     -45.00 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 460.00 ¥
(36.52 kr)
743.23 ¥
(59.00 kr)
     +61.57 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 210.00 ¥
(16.67 kr)
340.12 ¥
(27.00 kr)
     +61.96 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,240.00 ¥
(733.50 kr)
9,447.86 ¥
(750.00 kr)
     +2.25 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 710.00 ¥
(56.36 kr)
592.07 ¥
(47.00 kr)
     -16.61 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 524.65 ¥
(41.65 kr)
275.82 ¥
(21.90 kr)
     -47.43 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,085.00 ¥
(244.90 kr)
6,298.57 ¥
(500.00 kr)
     +104.17 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 481.12 ¥
(38.19 kr)
644.08 ¥
(51.13 kr)
     +33.87 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,500,000.00 ¥
(198,457.59 kr)
2,519,429.96 ¥
(200,000.00 kr)
     +0.78 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,181,174.00 ¥
(173,148.21 kr)
2,355,396.85 ¥
(186,978.55 kr)
     +7.99 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 20,025.75 ¥
(1,589.71 kr)
7,984.03 ¥
(633.80 kr)
     -60.13 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 43.23 ¥
(3.43 kr)
10.31 ¥
(0.82 kr)
     -76.16 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,082.08 ¥
(324.05 kr)
3,097.14 ¥
(245.86 kr)
     -24.13 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 8,719.40 ¥
(692.17 kr)
4,290.58 ¥
(340.60 kr)
     -50.79 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,797.73 ¥
(142.71 kr)
2,827.64 ¥
(224.47 kr)
     +57.29 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(142.89 kr)
1,511.66 ¥
(120.00 kr)
     -16.02 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 52,500.00 ¥
(4,167.61 kr)
15,606.47 ¥
(1,238.89 kr)
     -70.27 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,900,000.00 ¥
(230,210.81 kr)
1,414,282.84 ¥
(112,270.07 kr)
     -51.23 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,481.39 ¥
(593.90 kr)
10,770.14 ¥
(854.97 kr)
     +43.96 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,138.00 ¥
(328.49 kr)
4,234.15 ¥
(336.12 kr)
     +2.32 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,086.52 ¥
(641.93 kr)
11,044.53 ¥
(876.75 kr)
     +36.58 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 11,199.68 ¥
(889.06 kr)
15,226.49 ¥
(1,208.73 kr)
     +35.95 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 86,247.01 ¥
(6,846.55 kr)
91,464.32 ¥
(7,260.72 kr)
     +6.05 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 56,712.34 ¥
(4,502.00 kr)
64,729.28 ¥
(5,138.41 kr)
     +14.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 178,432.44 ¥
(14,164.51 kr)
149,146.94 ¥
(11,839.74 kr)
     -16.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 108,071.55 ¥
(8,579.05 kr)
106,627.72 ¥
(8,464.43 kr)
     -1.34 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 86,003.05 ¥
(6,827.18 kr)
68,697.35 ¥
(5,453.40 kr)
     -20.12 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 43,915.45 ¥
(3,486.14 kr)
37,771.77 ¥
(2,998.44 kr)
     -13.99 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 276,382.18 ¥
(21,940.06 kr)
254,676.76 ¥
(20,217.01 kr)
     -7.85 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 1.34 1.92      +43.34 %
Last update: March, 2017March, 2017
Contributors:5581091
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: JPY