Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Sweden Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Sweden are 8.37% lower than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sweden are 23.77% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Sweden are 49.11% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Sweden are 1.59% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Sweden are 18.70% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Sweden is 3.25% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit Sweden Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(152.01 kr)
10.85 $
(110.00 kr)
     -27.64 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 $
(658.73 kr)
78.94 $
(800.00 kr)
     +21.45 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(81.07 kr)
8.39 $
(85.00 kr)
     +4.84 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(50.67 kr)
6.91 $
(70.00 kr)
     +38.14 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(60.81 kr)
6.81 $
(69.00 kr)
     +13.48 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.48 $
(45.36 kr)
3.86 $
(39.14 kr)
     -13.71 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.02 $
(20.51 kr)
1.92 $
(19.49 kr)
     -4.95 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.61 $
(16.30 kr)
1.76 $
(17.87 kr)
     +9.64 %
Markets
United States Edit Sweden Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.43 $
(34.75 kr)
4.47 $
(45.30 kr)
     +30.35 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.62 $
(26.50 kr)
2.08 $
(21.09 kr)
     -20.44 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.82 $
(18.49 kr)
1.12 $
(11.37 kr)
     -38.48 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.03 $
(30.74 kr)
2.99 $
(30.29 kr)
     -1.47 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.13 $
(52.01 kr)
3.91 $
(39.63 kr)
     -23.80 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.79 $
(48.49 kr)
4.09 $
(41.40 kr)
     -14.63 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.14 $
(62.18 kr)
7.17 $
(72.64 kr)
     +16.82 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.13 $
(21.62 kr)
1.22 $
(12.34 kr)
     -42.95 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.72 $
(7.30 kr)
1.00 $
(10.13 kr)
     +38.81 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.85 $
(18.76 kr)
1.11 $
(11.22 kr)
     -40.21 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.98 $
(20.09 kr)
1.48 $
(14.96 kr)
     -25.53 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.20 $
(12.18 kr)
0.56 $
(5.67 kr)
     -53.47 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.20 $
(12.18 kr)
0.54 $
(5.51 kr)
     -54.73 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.72 $
(17.45 kr)
1.91 $
(19.40 kr)
     +11.14 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.85 $
(18.77 kr)
1.48 $
(14.97 kr)
     -20.22 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(121.61 kr)
9.37 $
(95.00 kr)
     -21.88 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.95 $
(29.86 kr)
1.72 $
(17.46 kr)
     -41.54 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.02 $
(30.63 kr)
1.93 $
(19.55 kr)
     -36.17 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.50 $
(86.14 kr)
6.71 $
(68.00 kr)
     -21.06 %
Transportation
United States Edit Sweden Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(25.34 kr)
3.35 $
(34.00 kr)
     +34.20 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $
(709.40 kr)
88.81 $
(900.00 kr)
     +26.87 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(32.94 kr)
5.13 $
(52.00 kr)
     +57.88 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $
(26.35 kr)
3.18 $
(32.19 kr)
     +22.15 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(304.03 kr)
53.19 $
(539.00 kr)
     +77.29 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.61 $
(46.75 kr)
7.49 $
(75.91 kr)
     +62.38 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 $
(243,223.80 kr)
23,632.56 $
(239,500.00 kr)
     -1.53 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,453.81 $
(227,554.19 kr)
22,467.10 $
(227,688.89 kr)
     +0.06 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit Sweden Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 171.93 $
(1,742.44 kr)
80.58 $
(816.64 kr)
     -53.13 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $
(1.49 kr)
0.12 $
(1.20 kr)
     -19.11 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 67.71 $
(686.19 kr)
30.31 $
(307.16 kr)
     -55.24 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit Sweden Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.25 $
(377.54 kr)
35.02 $
(354.88 kr)
     -6.00 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.33 $
(175.61 kr)
23.17 $
(234.81 kr)
     +33.71 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(121.61 kr)
12.83 $
(130.00 kr)
     +6.90 %
Childcare
United States Edit Sweden Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,032.12 $
(10,459.84 kr)
133.88 $
(1,356.75 kr)
     -87.03 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,832.40 $
(160,450.66 kr)
1,303.28 $
(13,207.91 kr)
     -91.77 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit Sweden Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.72 $
(453.16 kr)
84.45 $
(855.80 kr)
     +88.85 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.66 $
(361.37 kr)
34.92 $
(353.89 kr)
     -2.07 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.70 $
(787.46 kr)
87.45 $
(886.22 kr)
     +12.54 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 98.73 $
(1,000.53 kr)
118.78 $
(1,203.78 kr)
     +20.31 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit Sweden Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,672.87 $
(16,953.37 kr)
888.86 $
(9,007.98 kr)
     -46.87 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,239.62 $
(12,562.73 kr)
659.80 $
(6,686.59 kr)
     -46.77 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,745.99 $
(27,828.74 kr)
1,423.79 $
(14,429.12 kr)
     -48.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,160.39 $
(21,894.05 kr)
1,006.21 $
(10,197.27 kr)
     -53.42 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit Sweden Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 421.22 $
(4,268.76 kr)
585.74 $
(5,936.12 kr)
     +39.06 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 197.95 $
(2,006.05 kr)
356.49 $
(3,612.81 kr)
     +80.10 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit Sweden Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,629.82 $
(36,785.82 kr)
2,676.93 $
(27,128.91 kr)
     -26.25 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.38 2.16      -59.95 %
Last update: June 2022June 2022
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