Cost of Living Comparison Between Sweden and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 1.04% lower than in Sweden (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 14.54% higher than in Sweden
Rent Prices in United States are 63.44% higher than in Sweden
Restaurant Prices in United States are 2.46% lower than in Sweden
Groceries Prices in United States are 7.66% higher than in Sweden
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 10.11% higher than in Sweden
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Restaurants
Sweden Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 100.00 kr
(10.92 $)
137.37 kr
(15.00 $)
     +37.37 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 700.00 kr
(76.43 $)
549.49 kr
(60.00 $)
     -21.50 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 82.00 kr
(8.95 $)
73.27 kr
(8.00 $)
     -10.65 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 69.00 kr
(7.53 $)
45.79 kr
(5.00 $)
     -33.64 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 65.00 kr
(7.10 $)
54.95 kr
(6.00 $)
     -15.46 %
Cappuccino (regular) 37.92 kr
(4.14 $)
39.86 kr
(4.35 $)
     +5.11 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 19.65 kr
(2.15 $)
17.73 kr
(1.94 $)
     -9.79 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 17.22 kr
(1.88 $)
14.28 kr
(1.56 $)
     -17.07 %
Markets
Sweden Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 43.11 kr
(4.71 $)
29.99 kr
(3.27 $)
     -30.42 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 19.97 kr
(2.18 $)
22.94 kr
(2.51 $)
     +14.91 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 11.57 kr
(1.26 $)
16.46 kr
(1.80 $)
     +42.28 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 29.51 kr
(3.22 $)
21.14 kr
(2.31 $)
     -28.36 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 38.17 kr
(4.17 $)
46.07 kr
(5.03 $)
     +20.68 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 39.66 kr
(4.33 $)
38.65 kr
(4.22 $)
     -2.55 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 73.86 kr
(8.07 $)
53.41 kr
(5.83 $)
     -27.69 %
Apples (1 lb) 12.14 kr
(1.33 $)
18.82 kr
(2.06 $)
     +55.01 %
Banana (1 lb) 10.02 kr
(1.09 $)
6.49 kr
(0.71 $)
     -35.18 %
Oranges (1 lb) 11.52 kr
(1.26 $)
16.47 kr
(1.80 $)
     +42.90 %
Tomato (1 lb) 13.83 kr
(1.51 $)
17.81 kr
(1.95 $)
     +28.81 %
Potato (1 lb) 5.29 kr
(0.58 $)
10.68 kr
(1.17 $)
     +102.03 %
Onion (1 lb) 5.46 kr
(0.60 $)
10.71 kr
(1.17 $)
     +95.97 %
Lettuce (1 head) 18.96 kr
(2.07 $)
15.13 kr
(1.65 $)
     -20.18 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 14.32 kr
(1.56 $)
16.48 kr
(1.80 $)
     +15.10 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 90.00 kr
(9.83 $)
109.90 kr
(12.00 $)
     +22.11 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 16.70 kr
(1.82 $)
23.40 kr
(2.56 $)
     +40.18 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 18.67 kr
(2.04 $)
26.39 kr
(2.88 $)
     +41.34 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 67.00 kr
(7.32 $)
73.27 kr
(8.00 $)
     +9.35 %
Transportation
Sweden Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 32.00 kr
(3.49 $)
20.15 kr
(2.20 $)
     -37.04 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 795.00 kr
(86.81 $)
595.28 kr
(65.00 $)
     -25.12 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 50.00 kr
(5.46 $)
29.76 kr
(3.25 $)
     -40.47 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 28.35 kr
(3.10 $)
23.81 kr
(2.60 $)
     -16.01 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 525.00 kr
(57.33 $)
274.75 kr
(30.00 $)
     -47.67 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 58.90 kr
(6.43 $)
24.22 kr
(2.64 $)
     -58.88 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 225,000.00 kr
(24,568.15 $)
212,424.45 kr
(23,195.00 $)
     -5.59 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 221,255.90 kr
(24,159.32 $)
200,435.14 kr
(21,885.87 $)
     -9.41 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Sweden Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 755.30 kr
(82.47 $)
1,534.63 kr
(167.57 $)
     +103.18 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.15 kr
(0.13 $)
1.28 kr
(0.14 $)
     +11.56 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 298.88 kr
(32.63 $)
607.65 kr
(66.35 $)
     +103.31 %
Sports And Leisure
Sweden Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 349.25 kr
(38.13 $)
339.90 kr
(37.11 $)
     -2.68 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 225.38 kr
(24.61 $)
143.80 kr
(15.70 $)
     -36.20 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 130.00 kr
(14.19 $)
109.90 kr
(12.00 $)
     -15.46 %
Childcare
Sweden Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,359.88 kr
(148.49 $)
8,565.41 kr
(935.27 $)
     +529.86 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,666.71 kr
(1,383.10 $)
142,192.61 kr
(15,526.26 $)
     +1,022.57 %
Clothing And Shoes
Sweden Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 848.79 kr
(92.68 $)
402.93 kr
(44.00 $)
     -52.53 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 340.43 kr
(37.17 $)
325.58 kr
(35.55 $)
     -4.36 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 861.18 kr
(94.03 $)
701.93 kr
(76.64 $)
     -18.49 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,202.85 kr
(131.34 $)
889.23 kr
(97.10 $)
     -26.07 %
Rent Per Month
Sweden Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 7,727.91 kr
(843.82 $)
12,356.66 kr
(1,349.25 $)
     +59.90 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,737.04 kr
(626.44 $)
10,063.34 kr
(1,098.83 $)
     +75.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 13,061.20 kr
(1,426.18 $)
20,134.85 kr
(2,198.56 $)
     +54.16 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 9,506.48 kr
(1,038.03 $)
16,337.76 kr
(1,783.95 $)
     +71.86 %
Buy Apartment Price
Sweden Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,625.31 kr
(505.05 $)
3,050.85 kr
(333.13 $)
     -34.04 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,045.64 kr
(332.56 $)
1,822.44 kr
(198.99 $)
     -40.16 %
Salaries And Financing
Sweden Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 26,088.79 kr
(2,848.68 $)
32,905.26 kr
(3,592.98 $)
     +26.13 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.52 3.92      +55.82 %
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