Cost of Living Comparison Between Sweden and United Kingdom Reverse

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Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in United Kingdom are 1.5% lower than in Sweden (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United Kingdom are 7.8% higher than in Sweden
Rent Prices in United Kingdom are 35.7% higher than in Sweden
Restaurant Prices in United Kingdom are 6.3% higher than in Sweden
Groceries Prices in United Kingdom are 12.9% lower than in Sweden
Local Purchasing Power in United Kingdom is 1.0% lower than in Sweden
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Restaurants
Sweden Edit United Kingdom Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 120.00 kr
(9.44 £)
190.73 kr
(15.00 £)
     +58.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 kr
(62.92 £)
699.34 kr
(55.00 £)
     -12.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 90.00 kr
(7.08 £)
76.29 kr
(6.00 £)
     -15.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 70.00 kr
(5.51 £)
50.86 kr
(4.00 £)
     -27.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 70.00 kr
(5.51 £)
50.86 kr
(4.00 £)
     -27.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 39.78 kr
(3.13 £)
37.22 kr
(2.93 £)
     -6.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 19.99 kr
(1.57 £)
18.59 kr
(1.46 £)
     -7.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 18.28 kr
(1.44 £)
13.50 kr
(1.06 £)
     -26.2 %
Markets
Sweden Edit United Kingdom Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 49.77 kr
(3.91 £)
47.95 kr
(3.77 £)
     -3.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 22.45 kr
(1.77 £)
11.79 kr
(0.93 £)
     -47.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 11.86 kr
(0.93 £)
7.96 kr
(0.63 £)
     -32.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 32.91 kr
(2.59 £)
26.55 kr
(2.09 £)
     -19.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 42.54 kr
(3.35 £)
33.77 kr
(2.66 £)
     -20.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 44.33 kr
(3.49 £)
32.82 kr
(2.58 £)
     -26.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 75.48 kr
(5.94 £)
51.03 kr
(4.01 £)
     -32.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 12.84 kr
(1.01 £)
11.06 kr
(0.87 £)
     -13.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 10.64 kr
(0.84 £)
6.28 kr
(0.49 £)
     -41.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 11.46 kr
(0.90 £)
10.27 kr
(0.81 £)
     -10.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 15.83 kr
(1.24 £)
11.74 kr
(0.92 £)
     -25.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 5.99 kr
(0.47 £)
6.11 kr
(0.48 £)
     +2.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 5.80 kr
(0.46 £)
5.58 kr
(0.44 £)
     -3.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 20.72 kr
(1.63 £)
8.98 kr
(0.71 £)
     -56.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.10 kr
(1.19 £)
12.57 kr
(0.99 £)
     -16.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 99.00 kr
(7.79 £)
89.01 kr
(7.00 £)
     -10.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 18.17 kr
(1.43 £)
22.73 kr
(1.79 £)
     +25.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 20.55 kr
(1.62 £)
26.21 kr
(2.06 £)
     +27.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 69.00 kr
(5.43 £)
152.58 kr
(12.00 £)
     +121.1 %
Transportation
Sweden Edit United Kingdom Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 35.00 kr
(2.75 £)
31.79 kr
(2.50 £)
     -9.2 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 850.00 kr
(66.85 £)
829.25 kr
(65.22 £)
     -2.4 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 55.00 kr
(4.33 £)
38.15 kr
(3.00 £)
     -30.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 32.19 kr
(2.53 £)
25.37 kr
(2.00 £)
     -21.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 552.00 kr
(43.41 £)
221.24 kr
(17.40 £)
     -59.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 76.51 kr
(6.02 £)
75.02 kr
(5.90 £)
     -2.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 250,000.00 kr
(19,661.52 £)
279,734.20 kr
(22,000.00 £)
     +11.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 239,199.41 kr
(18,812.10 £)
282,763.58 kr
(22,238.25 £)
     +18.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Sweden Edit United Kingdom Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 888.67 kr
(69.89 £)
2,424.08 kr
(190.64 £)
     +172.8 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.22 kr
(0.10 £)
1.55 kr
(0.12 £)
     +27.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 308.72 kr
(24.28 £)
381.48 kr
(30.00 £)
     +23.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Sweden Edit United Kingdom Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 366.60 kr
(28.83 £)
395.51 kr
(31.11 £)
     +7.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 248.17 kr
(19.52 £)
131.28 kr
(10.32 £)
     -47.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 145.00 kr
(11.40 £)
127.15 kr
(10.00 £)
     -12.3 %
Childcare
Sweden Edit United Kingdom Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,353.19 kr
(106.42 £)
13,162.90 kr
(1,035.21 £)
     +872.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 28,094.97 kr
(2,209.56 £)
173,134.85 kr
(13,616.38 £)
     +516.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
Sweden Edit United Kingdom Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 863.05 kr
(67.88 £)
772.43 kr
(60.75 £)
     -10.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 369.17 kr
(29.03 £)
379.94 kr
(29.88 £)
     +2.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 904.77 kr
(71.16 £)
821.63 kr
(64.62 £)
     -9.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,225.69 kr
(96.40 £)
822.73 kr
(64.70 £)
     -32.9 %
Rent Per Month
Sweden Edit United Kingdom Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 9,113.29 kr
(716.72 £)
11,462.80 kr
(901.50 £)
     +25.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 6,811.10 kr
(535.67 £)
8,785.69 kr
(690.96 £)
     +29.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 14,716.67 kr
(1,157.41 £)
20,412.28 kr
(1,605.35 £)
     +38.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 10,614.90 kr
(834.82 £)
15,326.02 kr
(1,205.33 £)
     +44.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Sweden Edit United Kingdom Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,186.62 kr
(486.55 £)
5,184.68 kr
(407.75 £)
     -16.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,691.46 kr
(290.32 £)
3,827.75 kr
(301.04 £)
     +3.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Sweden Edit United Kingdom Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 27,390.24 kr
(2,154.14 £)
29,225.15 kr
(2,298.44 £)
     +6.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.39 3.25      +36.2 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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