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Cost of Living in Sweden

Cost of living in Sweden is 0.92% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Sweden is 36.47% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 100.00 kr 85.00-135.00
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 50.00-75.00
Cappuccino (regular) 35.13 kr 25.00-45.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 19.20 kr 10.00-30.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 16.90 kr 10.00-25.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 42.62 kr 34.07-53.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 19.72 kr 13.61-27.22
Rice (white), (1 lb) 10.90 kr 6.80-15.88
Eggs (regular) (12) 27.28 kr 20.00-36.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 38.37 kr 31.30-49.90
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 42.56 kr 27.22-54.43
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 64.34 kr 40.37-90.72
Apples (1 lb) 11.29 kr 8.16-13.61
Banana (1 lb) 9.69 kr 7.26-12.25
Oranges (1 lb) 10.74 kr 6.80-13.61
Tomato (1 lb) 13.04 kr 9.07-18.14
Potato (1 lb) 4.72 kr 3.63-6.80
Onion (1 lb) 5.22 kr 3.58-7.71
Lettuce (1 head) 18.19 kr 13.00-25.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 14.10 kr 10.00-20.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 90.00 kr 75.00-110.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 15.93 kr 12.00-20.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 17.26 kr 12.00-25.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 64.00 kr 58.00-66.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 kr 25.00-39.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 785.00 kr 550.00-890.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 49.00 kr 40.00-70.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 26.92 kr 21.89-40.23
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 515.00 kr 400.00-560.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 58.18 kr 53.00-61.13
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 200,000.00 kr 180,000.00-235,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 197,431.25 kr 170,000.00-240,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 707.71 kr 364.29-1,478.26
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.96 kr 0.40-2.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 286.08 kr 200.00-400.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 335.48 kr 200.00-500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 202.60 kr 120.00-390.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 130.00 kr 120.00-150.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,948.89 kr 1,200.00-8,250.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 38,210.26 kr 0.00-99,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 851.25 kr 599.00-1,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 340.30 kr 250.00-500.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 875.44 kr 600.00-1,200.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,191.12 kr 800.00-1,799.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 8,032.77 kr 5,000.00-13,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,663.31 kr 3,500.00-9,856.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 12,891.23 kr 8,900.00-20,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 9,396.73 kr 6,500.00-15,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,474.66 kr 2,508.36-9,290.23
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,257.61 kr 1,625.79-5,574.14
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 24,151.53 kr
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.98 1.85-3.40

Prices in Sweden

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Last update: July 2019
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