Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Sweden Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Sweden are 13.5% lower than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sweden are 25.7% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Sweden are 47.8% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Sweden are 17.3% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Sweden are 15.9% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Sweden is 17.6% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit Sweden Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(206.34 kr)
11.63 $
(120.00 kr)
     -41.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $
(773.79 kr)
77.54 $
(800.00 kr)
     +3.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.50 $
(108.33 kr)
9.69 $
(100.00 kr)
     -7.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(61.90 kr)
7.27 $
(75.00 kr)
     +21.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(72.22 kr)
6.78 $
(70.00 kr)
     -3.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.08 $
(52.40 kr)
4.12 $
(42.47 kr)
     -19.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.47 $
(25.45 kr)
2.27 $
(23.43 kr)
     -7.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.04 $
(21.02 kr)
2.05 $
(21.18 kr)
     +0.8 %
Markets
United States Edit Sweden Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.01 $
(41.38 kr)
6.03 $
(62.23 kr)
     +50.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.23 $
(33.31 kr)
2.61 $
(26.93 kr)
     -19.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.06 $
(21.22 kr)
1.56 $
(16.11 kr)
     -24.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.73 $
(38.46 kr)
4.06 $
(41.93 kr)
     +9.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.83 $
(60.10 kr)
5.21 $
(53.74 kr)
     -10.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.51 $
(56.83 kr)
5.47 $
(56.47 kr)
     -0.6 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.23 $
(74.63 kr)
7.67 $
(79.15 kr)
     +6.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.41 $
(24.86 kr)
1.29 $
(13.33 kr)
     -46.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 $
(7.86 kr)
1.17 $
(12.06 kr)
     +53.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.04 $
(21.01 kr)
1.35 $
(13.96 kr)
     -33.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.22 $
(22.95 kr)
2.01 $
(20.73 kr)
     -9.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.37 $
(14.11 kr)
0.70 $
(7.18 kr)
     -49.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.38 $
(14.19 kr)
0.79 $
(8.12 kr)
     -42.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.15 $
(22.22 kr)
2.17 $
(22.42 kr)
     +0.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.17 $
(22.41 kr)
1.44 $
(14.81 kr)
     -33.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(154.76 kr)
9.69 $
(100.00 kr)
     -35.4 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.75 $
(18.01 kr)
1.95 $
(20.15 kr)
     +11.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.53 $
(36.46 kr)
2.04 $
(21.08 kr)
     -42.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $
(103.17 kr)
6.78 $
(70.00 kr)
     -32.2 %
Transportation
United States Edit Sweden Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(25.79 kr)
3.39 $
(35.00 kr)
     +35.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 72.00 $
(742.84 kr)
81.90 $
(845.00 kr)
     +13.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 $
(38.69 kr)
5.82 $
(60.00 kr)
     +55.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $
(28.89 kr)
2.96 $
(30.58 kr)
     +5.8 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(309.52 kr)
57.19 $
(590.00 kr)
     +90.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.66 $
(37.71 kr)
7.26 $
(74.88 kr)
     +98.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,000.00 $
(340,468.16 kr)
29,949.94 $
(309,000.00 kr)
     -9.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,030.10 $
(268,558.19 kr)
29,991.94 $
(309,433.33 kr)
     +15.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit Sweden Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 205.81 $
(2,123.34 kr)
101.16 $
(1,043.70 kr)
     -50.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 51.07 $
(526.87 kr)
28.14 $
(290.37 kr)
     -44.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.86 $
(731.07 kr)
31.19 $
(321.84 kr)
     -56.0 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit Sweden Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 47.73 $
(492.42 kr)
36.58 $
(377.36 kr)
     -23.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.62 $
(233.33 kr)
26.05 $
(268.77 kr)
     +15.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $
(144.44 kr)
14.54 $
(150.00 kr)
     +3.8 %
Childcare
United States Edit Sweden Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,378.36 $
(14,220.88 kr)
135.56 $
(1,398.63 kr)
     -90.2 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 23,267.32 $
(240,054.00 kr)
2,632.24 $
(27,157.39 kr)
     -88.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit Sweden Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.32 $
(539.75 kr)
84.39 $
(870.67 kr)
     +61.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.59 $
(449.75 kr)
37.29 $
(384.71 kr)
     -14.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.44 $
(912.49 kr)
90.28 $
(931.46 kr)
     +2.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 114.30 $
(1,179.27 kr)
126.94 $
(1,309.71 kr)
     +11.1 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit Sweden Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,776.03 $
(18,323.64 kr)
1,029.92 $
(10,625.91 kr)
     -42.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,452.94 $
(14,990.28 kr)
747.40 $
(7,711.06 kr)
     -48.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,967.63 $
(30,617.67 kr)
1,524.49 $
(15,728.48 kr)
     -48.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,404.82 $
(24,811.06 kr)
1,194.46 $
(12,323.48 kr)
     -50.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit Sweden Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 321.70 $
(3,319.09 kr)
511.23 $
(5,274.50 kr)
     +58.9 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 256.68 $
(2,648.21 kr)
318.16 $
(3,282.55 kr)
     +24.0 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit Sweden Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,537.54 $
(46,814.75 kr)
2,779.46 $
(28,676.32 kr)
     -38.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.56 4.75      -27.6 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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