Cost of Living Comparison Between United Kingdom and Sweden Reverse

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Cost of Living in Sweden is 3.3% lower than in United Kingdom (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Sweden is 12.5% lower than in United Kingdom
Rent Prices in Sweden are 32.5% lower than in United Kingdom
Restaurant Prices in Sweden are 12.1% lower than in United Kingdom
Groceries Prices in Sweden are 7.9% higher than in United Kingdom
Local Purchasing Power in Sweden is 7.0% higher than in United Kingdom
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Restaurants
United Kingdom Edit Sweden Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(199.24 kr)
9.41 £
(125.00 kr)
     -37.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(796.97 kr)
60.23 £
(800.00 kr)
     +0.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 £
(92.98 kr)
7.53 £
(100.00 kr)
     +7.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 £
(59.77 kr)
5.65 £
(75.00 kr)
     +25.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 £
(59.77 kr)
5.27 £
(70.00 kr)
     +17.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.20 £
(42.51 kr)
3.22 £
(42.81 kr)
     +0.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.73 £
(23.01 kr)
1.78 £
(23.69 kr)
     +3.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.25 £
(16.64 kr)
1.59 £
(21.18 kr)
     +27.3 %
Markets
United Kingdom Edit Sweden Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.67 £
(62.01 kr)
4.58 £
(60.85 kr)
     -1.9 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.11 £
(14.69 kr)
1.97 £
(26.23 kr)
     +78.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.71 £
(9.48 kr)
1.23 £
(16.33 kr)
     +72.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.93 £
(38.90 kr)
3.11 £
(41.29 kr)
     +6.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.17 £
(42.04 kr)
3.97 £
(52.73 kr)
     +25.4 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.97 £
(39.50 kr)
4.12 £
(54.67 kr)
     +38.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.75 £
(63.13 kr)
5.91 £
(78.48 kr)
     +24.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.96 £
(12.78 kr)
1.01 £
(13.43 kr)
     +5.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.53 £
(6.99 kr)
0.89 £
(11.84 kr)
     +69.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.96 £
(12.71 kr)
1.03 £
(13.72 kr)
     +8.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.22 £
(16.14 kr)
1.55 £
(20.63 kr)
     +27.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.51 £
(6.75 kr)
0.55 £
(7.25 kr)
     +7.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.48 £
(6.41 kr)
0.60 £
(7.96 kr)
     +24.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.77 £
(10.28 kr)
1.70 £
(22.58 kr)
     +119.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.07 £
(14.15 kr)
1.11 £
(14.80 kr)
     +4.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(106.26 kr)
7.53 £
(100.00 kr)
     -5.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.94 £
(25.75 kr)
1.50 £
(19.96 kr)
     -22.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.38 £
(31.66 kr)
1.59 £
(21.11 kr)
     -33.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.35 £
(177.33 kr)
5.27 £
(70.00 kr)
     -60.5 %
Transportation
United Kingdom Edit Sweden Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.40 £
(31.88 kr)
2.63 £
(35.00 kr)
     +9.8 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.78 £
(926.91 kr)
62.86 £
(835.00 kr)
     -9.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £
(39.85 kr)
4.59 £
(61.00 kr)
     +53.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.00 £
(26.51 kr)
2.42 £
(32.19 kr)
     +21.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.40 £
(231.12 kr)
44.42 £
(590.00 kr)
     +155.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.67 £
(75.31 kr)
5.54 £
(73.54 kr)
     -2.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £
(375,705.06 kr)
23,263.10 £
(309,000.00 kr)
     -17.8 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,118.14 £
(333,640.18 kr)
23,467.13 £
(311,710.13 kr)
     -6.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United Kingdom Edit Sweden Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 250.80 £
(3,331.32 kr)
84.70 £
(1,125.02 kr)
     -66.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 12.36 £
(164.24 kr)
21.61 £
(287.07 kr)
     +74.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.60 £
(406.43 kr)
24.61 £
(326.89 kr)
     -19.6 %
Sports And Leisure
United Kingdom Edit Sweden Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.70 £
(434.37 kr)
29.21 £
(388.02 kr)
     -10.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.03 £
(146.54 kr)
19.86 £
(263.84 kr)
     +80.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £
(132.83 kr)
11.29 £
(150.00 kr)
     +12.9 %
Childcare
United Kingdom Edit Sweden Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,247.71 £
(16,573.15 kr)
106.19 £
(1,410.53 kr)
     -91.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,859.95 £
(197,382.30 kr)
1,938.78 £
(25,752.44 kr)
     -87.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
United Kingdom Edit Sweden Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 63.65 £
(845.44 kr)
66.36 £
(881.42 kr)
     +4.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.66 £
(420.51 kr)
29.21 £
(388.03 kr)
     -7.7 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 74.10 £
(984.32 kr)
70.34 £
(934.30 kr)
     -5.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 74.70 £
(992.24 kr)
99.70 £
(1,324.35 kr)
     +33.5 %
Rent Per Month
United Kingdom Edit Sweden Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,055.22 £
(14,016.37 kr)
760.47 £
(10,101.19 kr)
     -27.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 866.71 £
(11,512.38 kr)
547.81 £
(7,276.47 kr)
     -36.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,744.69 £
(23,174.37 kr)
1,172.30 £
(15,571.53 kr)
     -32.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,347.23 £
(17,895.06 kr)
902.58 £
(11,988.88 kr)
     -33.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
United Kingdom Edit Sweden Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 468.64 £
(6,224.89 kr)
397.56 £
(5,280.67 kr)
     -15.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 350.42 £
(4,654.62 kr)
246.04 £
(3,268.12 kr)
     -29.8 %
Salaries And Financing
United Kingdom Edit Sweden Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,407.75 £
(31,981.77 kr)
2,252.56 £
(29,920.43 kr)
     -6.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.87 4.69      -20.1 %
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