Cost of living in Gothenburg, Sweden

Summary of cost of living in Gothenburg

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: €3,518 (39,354 kr)
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: €1,786 (19,985 kr)
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on data that may have some inconsistencies at the moment. They already provide a decent estimate but they are not currently bullet-proof.

List of prices in Gothenburg
Current as of Jan 2023.

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Food Update prices
SEK EUR
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 112 kr (€10)
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 85 kr (€8)
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 71 kr (€6)
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 14 kr (€1.25)
12 eggs, large 36 kr (€3.18)
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 34 kr (€3.03)
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 45 kr (€4.03)
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 25 kr (€2.26)
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 12 kr (€1.10)
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 15 kr (€1.38)
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 113 kr (€10)
2 liters of coca-cola 22 kr (€1.95)
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 22 kr (€1.95)
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Housing Update prices
SEK EUR
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 14,848 kr (€1,327)
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 12,283 kr (€1,098)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 1,463 kr (€131)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 9,407 kr (€841)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 6,652 kr (€595)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 581 kr (€52)
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 316 kr (€28)
40” flat screen tv 3,741 kr (€334)
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 1,256 kr (€112)
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 60 kr (€5.39)
Hourly rate for cleaning help 258 kr (€23)
Clothes Update prices
SEK EUR
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 845 kr (€76)
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 401 kr (€36)
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 1,064 kr (€95)
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 1,259 kr (€113)
Transportation Update prices
SEK EUR
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 194,012 kr (€17,342)
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 17 kr (€1.53)
Monthly ticket public transport 804 kr (€72)
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 198 kr (€18)
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Personal Care Update prices
SEK EUR
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 55 kr (€4.91)
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 99 kr (€9)
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 286 kr (€26)
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 47 kr (€4.20)
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 36 kr (€3.21)
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 32 kr (€2.83)
4 rolls of toilet paper 20 kr (€1.75)
Tube of toothpaste 20 kr (€1.79)
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 303 kr (€27)
Entertainment Update prices
SEK EUR
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 366 kr (€33)
2 tickets to the movies 310 kr (€28)
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 823 kr (€74)
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 680 kr (€61)
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 127 kr (€11)
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 47 kr (€4.19)
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 69 kr (€6)
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 4,797 kr (€429)
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1.11 kr (€0.10)
1 month of gym membership in business district 316 kr (€28)
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 64 kr (€5.75)
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 45 prices entered by 10 different people.
Latest price update: January 27, 2023

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