Cost of Living Comparison Between Netherlands and Sweden Reverse

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Cost of Living in Sweden is 5.2% lower than in Netherlands (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Sweden is 16.1% lower than in Netherlands
Rent Prices in Sweden are 38.2% lower than in Netherlands
Restaurant Prices in Sweden are 11.7% lower than in Netherlands
Groceries Prices in Sweden are 4.5% higher than in Netherlands
Local Purchasing Power in Sweden is 3.2% lower than in Netherlands
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Restaurants
Netherlands Edit Sweden Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.00 €
(183.61 kr)
10.89 €
(125.00 kr)
     -31.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 €
(803.29 kr)
69.71 €
(800.00 kr)
     -0.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 €
(126.23 kr)
8.71 €
(100.00 kr)
     -20.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 €
(57.38 kr)
6.54 €
(75.00 kr)
     +30.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 €
(51.64 kr)
6.10 €
(70.00 kr)
     +35.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.29 €
(37.76 kr)
3.71 €
(42.63 kr)
     +12.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.70 €
(31.03 kr)
2.04 €
(23.38 kr)
     -24.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.25 €
(25.86 kr)
1.82 €
(20.88 kr)
     -19.3 %
Markets
Netherlands Edit Sweden Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.12 €
(47.29 kr)
5.31 €
(60.95 kr)
     +28.9 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.46 €
(16.80 kr)
2.31 €
(26.47 kr)
     +57.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.29 €
(14.81 kr)
1.42 €
(16.27 kr)
     +9.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.98 €
(45.63 kr)
3.63 €
(41.62 kr)
     -8.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.08 €
(58.32 kr)
4.59 €
(52.66 kr)
     -9.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.28 €
(72.11 kr)
4.78 €
(54.83 kr)
     -24.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.70 €
(76.93 kr)
6.79 €
(77.91 kr)
     +1.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.76 €
(8.73 kr)
1.17 €
(13.43 kr)
     +53.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.98 €
(11.28 kr)
1.03 €
(11.86 kr)
     +5.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.76 €
(8.66 kr)
1.19 €
(13.70 kr)
     +58.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.30 €
(14.91 kr)
1.80 €
(20.66 kr)
     +38.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.83 €
(9.50 kr)
0.63 €
(7.25 kr)
     -23.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.73 €
(8.38 kr)
0.70 €
(8.00 kr)
     -4.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.99 €
(11.41 kr)
1.97 €
(22.58 kr)
     +97.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.70 €
(8.00 kr)
1.29 €
(14.77 kr)
     +84.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.99 €
(68.74 kr)
8.71 €
(100.00 kr)
     +45.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.25 €
(14.38 kr)
1.73 €
(19.83 kr)
     +38.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.37 €
(27.22 kr)
1.83 €
(21.03 kr)
     -22.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.50 €
(97.54 kr)
6.10 €
(70.00 kr)
     -28.2 %
Transportation
Netherlands Edit Sweden Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.40 €
(39.02 kr)
3.05 €
(35.00 kr)
     -10.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 €
(918.05 kr)
72.76 €
(835.00 kr)
     -9.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.60 €
(41.31 kr)
5.27 €
(60.50 kr)
     +46.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.86 €
(44.32 kr)
2.80 €
(32.19 kr)
     -27.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.00 €
(309.84 kr)
51.41 €
(590.00 kr)
     +90.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.30 €
(83.80 kr)
6.43 €
(73.77 kr)
     -12.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,000.00 €
(332,791.89 kr)
26,926.74 €
(309,000.00 kr)
     -7.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,049.29 €
(344,833.15 kr)
27,086.07 €
(310,828.40 kr)
     -9.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Netherlands Edit Sweden Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 226.29 €
(2,596.84 kr)
96.70 €
(1,109.69 kr)
     -57.3 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 22.70 €
(260.45 kr)
25.10 €
(288.03 kr)
     +10.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 40.91 €
(469.46 kr)
28.45 €
(326.47 kr)
     -30.5 %
Sports And Leisure
Netherlands Edit Sweden Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.87 €
(411.62 kr)
33.57 €
(385.25 kr)
     -6.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.74 €
(180.64 kr)
22.96 €
(263.52 kr)
     +45.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 €
(143.44 kr)
13.07 €
(150.00 kr)
     +4.6 %
Childcare
Netherlands Edit Sweden Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,634.62 €
(18,758.22 kr)
122.71 €
(1,408.13 kr)
     -92.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,282.21 €
(83,567.56 kr)
2,244.11 €
(25,752.44 kr)
     -69.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
Netherlands Edit Sweden Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 75.90 €
(871.05 kr)
77.12 €
(885.02 kr)
     +1.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.42 €
(349.06 kr)
34.18 €
(392.26 kr)
     +12.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 82.47 €
(946.42 kr)
81.22 €
(931.99 kr)
     -1.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 100.25 €
(1,150.43 kr)
115.22 €
(1,322.19 kr)
     +14.9 %
Rent Per Month
Netherlands Edit Sweden Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,376.82 €
(15,799.85 kr)
891.72 €
(10,232.97 kr)
     -35.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,095.78 €
(12,574.70 kr)
635.10 €
(7,288.12 kr)
     -42.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,144.84 €
(24,613.27 kr)
1,347.79 €
(15,466.71 kr)
     -37.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,706.08 €
(19,578.27 kr)
1,033.97 €
(11,865.44 kr)
     -39.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Netherlands Edit Sweden Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 529.14 €
(6,072.18 kr)
465.00 €
(5,336.19 kr)
     -12.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 380.83 €
(4,370.25 kr)
284.62 €
(3,266.17 kr)
     -25.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Netherlands Edit Sweden Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,195.30 €
(36,667.98 kr)
2,594.14 €
(29,769.26 kr)
     -18.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.27 4.71      +10.3 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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