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 49 kr
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 11 kr
12 eggs, large 32 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 29 kr
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 66 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 25 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 9 kr
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 15 kr
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 100 kr
2 liters of Coca-Cola 19 kr
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 15 kr
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 14,266 kr
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 9,201 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 1,350 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 9,715 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 7,252 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 536 kr
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 240 kr
40” flat screen TV 3,666 kr
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 1,033 kr
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 62 kr
Hourly rate for cleaning help 263 kr
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 902 kr
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 435 kr
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 880 kr
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 1,291 kr
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 221,117 kr
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 14 kr
Monthly ticket public transport 617 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) 55 kr
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 98 kr
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 187 kr
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 45 kr
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 34 kr
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 32 kr
4 rolls of toilet paper 18 kr
Tube of toothpaste 17 kr
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 284 kr
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 341 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 777 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.) 60 kr
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 5,064 kr
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1.12 kr
1 month of gym membership in business district 430 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 547 prices entered by 57 different people.
Latest price update: April 26, 2018.

Gothenburg position in our World Ranking

the world
95th
out of 338
western europe
38th
out of 68

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