Cost of living in Gothenburg, Sweden

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 95 kr
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 72 kr
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 45 kr
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 12 kr
12 eggs, large 29 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 30 kr
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 66 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 23 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 10 kr
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 13 kr
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 96 kr
2 liters of Coca-Cola 20 kr
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 12 kr
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 13,803 kr
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 9,056 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 917 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 9,122 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 6,640 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 424 kr
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 254 kr
40” flat screen TV 5,299 kr
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 1,105 kr
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 69 kr
Hourly rate for cleaning help 260 kr
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 863 kr
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 418 kr
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 849 kr
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 1,259 kr
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 228,222 kr
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 14 kr
Monthly ticket public transport 577 kr
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 178 kr
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 56 kr
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 109 kr
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 235 kr
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 47 kr
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 36 kr
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 33 kr
4 rolls of toilet paper 20 kr
Tube of toothpaste 21 kr
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 319 kr
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 331 kr
2 tickets to the movies 248 kr
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 762 kr
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 742 kr
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 116 kr
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 42 kr
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 57 kr
iPod nano 16GB 1,441 kr
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1.12 kr
1 month of gym membership in business district 404 kr
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 56 kr
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 515 prices entered by 63 different people.
Latest price update: August 20, 2017.

Gothenburg position in our World Ranking

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72nd
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western europe
25th
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