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Cost of Living in Sweden

Cost of living in Sweden is 5.24% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Sweden is 38.74% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 100.00 kr 85.00-140.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 600.00 kr 450.00-800.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 80.00 kr 69.00-90.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 65.00 kr 55.00-75.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 60.00 kr 50.00-77.00
Cappuccino (regular) 35.67 kr 30.00-45.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 19.78 kr 10.00-30.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 17.14 kr 10.00-25.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 43.28 kr 37.85-53.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 20.19 kr 13.61-27.22
Rice (white), (1 lb) 11.04 kr 6.80-15.88
Eggs (regular) (12) 27.75 kr 21.00-36.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 38.17 kr 31.75-49.90
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 43.24 kr 29.48-54.43
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 66.49 kr 40.37-94.80
Apples (1 lb) 11.33 kr 9.07-15.42
Banana (1 lb) 9.80 kr 7.71-12.25
Oranges (1 lb) 10.87 kr 7.26-13.61
Tomato (1 lb) 13.12 kr 9.07-18.14
Potato (1 lb) 4.79 kr 3.63-6.80
Onion (1 lb) 5.39 kr 3.63-7.71
Lettuce (1 head) 18.57 kr 13.00-25.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 13.90 kr 10.00-20.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 90.00 kr 79.00-120.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 16.45 kr 12.00-25.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 17.81 kr 13.00-25.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 65.00 kr 60.00-67.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 kr 25.00-40.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 795.00 kr 550.00-890.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 49.00 kr 40.00-70.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 25.75 kr 22.19-40.23
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 518.50 kr 430.00-560.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 58.68 kr 54.70-61.51
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 202,500.00 kr 189,000.00-235,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 200,700.00 kr 170,000.00-249,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 687.06 kr 386.36-1,416.67
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.99 kr 0.49-2.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 290.64 kr 200.00-400.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 336.05 kr 200.00-500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 205.94 kr 120.00-350.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 130.00 kr 120.00-150.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,347.82 kr 1,000.00-1,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,653.13 kr 0.00-99,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 850.10 kr 500.00-1,100.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 346.69 kr 250.00-500.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 869.18 kr 600.00-1,200.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,176.88 kr 800.00-1,800.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 8,066.68 kr 5,000.00-13,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,784.24 kr 3,500.00-10,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 12,903.78 kr 9,000.00-20,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 9,540.10 kr 6,700.00-15,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,202.15 kr 2,508.36-8,825.72
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,198.47 kr 1,672.24-5,574.14
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 24,011.44 kr
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.98 1.90-3.40

Prices in Sweden

These data are based on 12188 entries in the past 18 months from 1405 different contributors.
Last update: October 2019
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