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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 6.86% lower than in Japan
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sweden are 4.59% lower than in Japan
Rent Prices in Sweden are 3.66% higher than in Japan
Restaurant Prices in Sweden are 70.43% higher than in Japan
Groceries Prices in Sweden are 19.80% lower than in Japan
Local Purchasing Power in Sweden is 2.93% higher than in Japan
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 800.00 ¥
(60.22 kr)
1,328.42 ¥
(100.00 kr)
     +66.05 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,000.00 ¥
(301.11 kr)
7,970.50 ¥
(600.00 kr)
     +99.26 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 680.00 ¥
(51.19 kr)
996.31 ¥
(75.00 kr)
     +46.52 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 400.00 ¥
(30.11 kr)
797.05 ¥
(60.00 kr)
     +99.26 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 500.00 ¥
(37.64 kr)
730.63 ¥
(55.00 kr)
     +46.13 %
Cappuccino (regular) 373.98 ¥
(28.15 kr)
456.00 ¥
(34.33 kr)
     +21.93 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 134.14 ¥
(10.10 kr)
234.87 ¥
(17.68 kr)
     +75.10 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 104.88 ¥
(7.89 kr)
214.29 ¥
(16.13 kr)
     +104.32 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 704.75 ¥
(53.05 kr)
518.76 ¥
(39.05 kr)
     -26.39 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 166.17 ¥
(12.51 kr)
243.02 ¥
(18.29 kr)
     +46.25 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 194.94 ¥
(14.67 kr)
145.85 ¥
(10.98 kr)
     -25.19 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 225.36 ¥
(16.96 kr)
346.35 ¥
(26.07 kr)
     +53.68 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 872.55 ¥
(65.68 kr)
504.34 ¥
(37.97 kr)
     -42.20 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 400.07 ¥
(30.12 kr)
543.08 ¥
(40.88 kr)
     +35.75 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 840.74 ¥
(63.29 kr)
847.61 ¥
(63.81 kr)
     +0.82 %
Apples (1 lb) 322.04 ¥
(24.24 kr)
139.92 ¥
(10.53 kr)
     -56.55 %
Banana (1 lb) 147.38 ¥
(11.09 kr)
127.87 ¥
(9.63 kr)
     -13.24 %
Oranges (1 lb) 265.71 ¥
(20.00 kr)
133.10 ¥
(10.02 kr)
     -49.91 %
Tomato (1 lb) 318.03 ¥
(23.94 kr)
158.13 ¥
(11.90 kr)
     -50.28 %
Potato (1 lb) 180.24 ¥
(13.57 kr)
57.53 ¥
(4.33 kr)
     -68.08 %
Onion (1 lb) 162.99 ¥
(12.27 kr)
63.51 ¥
(4.78 kr)
     -61.03 %
Lettuce (1 head) 200.17 ¥
(15.07 kr)
223.78 ¥
(16.85 kr)
     +11.80 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 127.02 ¥
(9.56 kr)
175.49 ¥
(13.21 kr)
     +38.16 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,300.00 ¥
(97.86 kr)
1,062.73 ¥
(80.00 kr)
     -18.25 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 288.03 ¥
(21.68 kr)
217.02 ¥
(16.34 kr)
     -24.65 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 378.03 ¥
(28.46 kr)
222.06 ¥
(16.72 kr)
     -41.26 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 450.00 ¥
(33.87 kr)
790.41 ¥
(59.50 kr)
     +75.65 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 210.00 ¥
(15.81 kr)
371.96 ¥
(28.00 kr)
     +77.12 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥
(752.78 kr)
10,494.50 ¥
(790.00 kr)
     +4.94 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 610.00 ¥
(45.92 kr)
650.92 ¥
(49.00 kr)
     +6.71 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 543.23 ¥
(40.89 kr)
299.30 ¥
(22.53 kr)
     -44.90 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,600.00 ¥
(271.00 kr)
6,642.09 ¥
(500.00 kr)
     +84.50 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 480.92 ¥
(36.20 kr)
689.27 ¥
(51.89 kr)
     +43.32 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,500,000.00 ¥
(188,193.88 kr)
2,656,834.55 ¥
(200,000.00 kr)
     +6.27 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,085,801.29 ¥
(157,014.01 kr)
2,570,528.62 ¥
(193,503.10 kr)
     +23.24 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 19,459.12 ¥
(1,464.84 kr)
8,112.86 ¥
(610.72 kr)
     -58.31 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 44.03 ¥
(3.31 kr)
10.50 ¥
(0.79 kr)
     -76.16 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,251.55 ¥
(320.05 kr)
3,486.76 ¥
(262.48 kr)
     -17.99 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 8,709.73 ¥
(655.65 kr)
4,370.67 ¥
(329.01 kr)
     -49.82 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,020.83 ¥
(152.12 kr)
2,928.94 ¥
(220.48 kr)
     +44.94 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(135.50 kr)
1,594.10 ¥
(120.00 kr)
     -11.44 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 44,230.77 ¥
(3,329.58 kr)
67,319.36 ¥
(5,067.64 kr)
     +52.20 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,583,333.33 ¥
(194,467.01 kr)
1,183,665.60 ¥
(89,103.45 kr)
     -54.18 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,096.79 ¥
(534.23 kr)
11,299.17 ¥
(850.57 kr)
     +59.22 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,042.83 ¥
(304.33 kr)
4,647.16 ¥
(349.83 kr)
     +14.95 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 7,606.83 ¥
(572.62 kr)
11,563.96 ¥
(870.51 kr)
     +52.02 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 10,054.34 ¥
(756.87 kr)
16,165.08 ¥
(1,216.87 kr)
     +60.78 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 82,758.44 ¥
(6,229.85 kr)
93,428.15 ¥
(7,033.04 kr)
     +12.89 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 53,222.67 ¥
(4,006.47 kr)
66,238.64 ¥
(4,986.28 kr)
     +24.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 167,852.11 ¥
(12,635.50 kr)
150,034.74 ¥
(11,294.25 kr)
     -10.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 100,708.36 ¥
(7,581.08 kr)
109,635.25 ¥
(8,253.07 kr)
     +8.86 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 93,321.06 ¥
(7,024.98 kr)
72,296.99 ¥
(5,442.34 kr)
     -22.53 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 45,481.85 ¥
(3,423.76 kr)
40,504.97 ¥
(3,049.11 kr)
     -10.94 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 278,978.56 ¥
(21,000.82 kr)
273,972.52 ¥
(20,623.98 kr)
     -1.79 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, Fixed-Rate 1.21 1.87      +53.72 %
Last update: November 2017November 2017
Contributors:5961200
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: JPY