Cost of living in Gothenburg, Sweden

List of prices in Gothenburg, Sweden. Current as of Jan 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 103 kr
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 76 kr
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 52 kr
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 11 kr
12 eggs, large 30 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 32 kr
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 58 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 28 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 9 kr
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 17 kr
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 103 kr
2 liters of Coca-Cola 21 kr
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 16 kr
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 13,867 kr
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 10,173 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 2,942 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 9,912 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 7,267 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 672 kr
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 189 kr
40” flat screen TV 3,430 kr
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 1,058 kr
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 63 kr
Hourly rate for cleaning help 267 kr
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 916 kr
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 428 kr
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 1,018 kr
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 1,415 kr
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 197,378 kr
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 15 kr
Monthly ticket public transport 627 kr
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 179 kr
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 56 kr
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 98 kr
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 206 kr
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 50 kr
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 32 kr
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 34 kr
4 rolls of toilet paper 19 kr
Tube of toothpaste 19 kr
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 273 kr
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 393 kr
2 tickets to the movies 263 kr
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 800 kr
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 782 kr
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 127 kr
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 44 kr
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 62 kr
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 4,840 kr
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1.12 kr
1 month of gym membership in business district 378 kr
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 57 kr
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 443 prices entered by 57 different people.
Latest price update: January 21, 2019.

Gothenburg position in our World Ranking

the world
96th
out of 329
western europe
28th
out of 67

Cheapest and most expensive products in Gothenburg compared to other cities:

western europe
3rd
western europe
3rd
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4th

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