Cost of living in Gothenburg, Sweden

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 94 kr
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 74 kr
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 49 kr
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 10 kr
12 eggs, large 31 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 31 kr
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 55 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 28 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 8 kr
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 17 kr
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 109 kr
2 liters of Coca-Cola 20 kr
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 15 kr
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 13,104 kr
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 8,589 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 1,017 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 10,216 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 7,335 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 753 kr
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 178 kr
40” flat screen TV 3,542 kr
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 1,056 kr
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 64 kr
Hourly rate for cleaning help 274 kr
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 946 kr
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 405 kr
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 950 kr
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 1,333 kr
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 225,501 kr
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 15 kr
Monthly ticket public transport 640 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) 57 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.) 33 kr
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 34 kr
4 rolls of toilet paper 18 kr
Tube of toothpaste 18 kr
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 250 kr
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 378 kr
2 tickets to the movies 263 kr
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 783 kr
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 838 kr
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 124 kr
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 43 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 375 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 416 prices entered by 49 different people.
Latest price update: September 22, 2018.

Gothenburg position in our World Ranking

the world
111th
out of 339
western europe
37th
out of 71

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