Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Sweden Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Sweden are 11.62% higher than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sweden are 3.42% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Sweden are 32.38% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Sweden are 12.90% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Sweden are 2.99% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Sweden is 11.14% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit Sweden Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(124.81 kr)
12.02 $
(100.00 kr)
     -19.88 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $
(499.22 kr)
84.13 $
(700.00 kr)
     +40.22 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(66.56 kr)
9.61 $
(80.00 kr)
     +20.19 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(41.60 kr)
8.29 $
(69.00 kr)
     +65.86 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(49.92 kr)
7.81 $
(65.00 kr)
     +30.20 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.29 $
(35.66 kr)
4.52 $
(37.58 kr)
     +5.38 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.90 $
(15.84 kr)
2.36 $
(19.64 kr)
     +24.02 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.54 $
(12.80 kr)
2.04 $
(16.99 kr)
     +32.80 %
Markets
United States Edit Sweden Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.23 $
(26.90 kr)
5.19 $
(43.16 kr)
     +60.49 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.48 $
(20.61 kr)
2.43 $
(20.21 kr)
     -1.93 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.80 $
(14.99 kr)
1.39 $
(11.57 kr)
     -22.79 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.31 $
(19.19 kr)
3.50 $
(29.16 kr)
     +51.96 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.00 $
(41.64 kr)
4.63 $
(38.52 kr)
     -7.48 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.14 $
(34.45 kr)
4.74 $
(39.43 kr)
     +14.45 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.70 $
(47.39 kr)
8.84 $
(73.57 kr)
     +55.25 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.05 $
(17.08 kr)
1.47 $
(12.19 kr)
     -28.61 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 $
(5.88 kr)
1.21 $
(10.10 kr)
     +71.81 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.80 $
(14.98 kr)
1.39 $
(11.58 kr)
     -22.72 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.93 $
(16.10 kr)
1.67 $
(13.91 kr)
     -13.58 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.17 $
(9.74 kr)
0.63 $
(5.24 kr)
     -46.22 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.18 $
(9.80 kr)
0.69 $
(5.75 kr)
     -41.28 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.64 $
(13.62 kr)
2.24 $
(18.66 kr)
     +37.07 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.81 $
(15.03 kr)
1.68 $
(14.00 kr)
     -6.84 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(99.84 kr)
10.82 $
(90.00 kr)
     -9.86 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.43 $
(20.20 kr)
1.98 $
(16.48 kr)
     -18.45 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.82 $
(23.48 kr)
2.24 $
(18.67 kr)
     -20.50 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $
(66.56 kr)
7.93 $
(66.00 kr)
     -0.85 %
Transportation
United States Edit Sweden Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $
(18.72 kr)
3.61 $
(30.00 kr)
     +60.25 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 $
(540.82 kr)
93.75 $
(780.00 kr)
     +44.22 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(27.04 kr)
6.01 $
(50.00 kr)
     +84.90 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.64 $
(21.92 kr)
3.33 $
(27.73 kr)
     +26.48 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(249.61 kr)
63.10 $
(525.00 kr)
     +110.33 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.55 $
(21.25 kr)
6.99 $
(58.14 kr)
     +173.63 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(191,368.69 kr)
27,042.04 $
(225,000.00 kr)
     +17.57 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,589.30 $
(179,631.13 kr)
26,300.01 $
(218,826.04 kr)
     +21.82 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit Sweden Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 164.48 $
(1,368.53 kr)
90.74 $
(754.97 kr)
     -44.83 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $
(1.16 kr)
0.14 $
(1.21 kr)
     +3.97 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.74 $
(546.96 kr)
35.31 $
(293.80 kr)
     -46.28 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit Sweden Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.07 $
(308.42 kr)
41.65 $
(346.52 kr)
     +12.35 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.67 $
(130.39 kr)
27.15 $
(225.86 kr)
     +73.23 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(99.84 kr)
15.62 $
(130.00 kr)
     +30.20 %
Childcare
United States Edit Sweden Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 935.03 $
(7,779.79 kr)
162.52 $
(1,352.20 kr)
     -82.62 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,693.79 $
(130,578.24 kr)
2,834.50 $
(23,584.13 kr)
     -81.94 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit Sweden Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.83 $
(364.66 kr)
102.36 $
(851.65 kr)
     +133.55 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.49 $
(295.29 kr)
42.32 $
(352.13 kr)
     +19.25 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.95 $
(631.96 kr)
103.81 $
(863.71 kr)
     +36.67 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.01 $
(798.85 kr)
143.27 $
(1,192.03 kr)
     +49.22 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit Sweden Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,338.01 $
(11,132.77 kr)
906.15 $
(7,539.53 kr)
     -32.28 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,080.66 $
(8,991.51 kr)
675.35 $
(5,619.14 kr)
     -37.51 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,152.43 $
(17,909.03 kr)
1,555.63 $
(12,943.44 kr)
     -27.73 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,734.64 $
(14,432.87 kr)
1,120.37 $
(9,321.88 kr)
     -35.41 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit Sweden Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 332.78 $
(2,768.83 kr)
551.40 $
(4,587.87 kr)
     +65.70 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 198.65 $
(1,652.81 kr)
353.74 $
(2,943.25 kr)
     +78.08 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit Sweden Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,547.11 $
(29,513.31 kr)
3,044.16 $
(25,328.55 kr)
     -14.18 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.05 2.63      -35.21 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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