Cost of living in Växjö, Sweden

Summary of cost of living in Växjö

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 29,374 kr
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 13,445 kr
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.
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List of prices in Växjö, Sweden. Current as of Feb 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 88 kr
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 67 kr
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 30 kr
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 11 kr
12 eggs, large 29 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 29 kr
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 38 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 30 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 16 kr
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 19 kr
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 134 kr
2 liters of coca-cola 23 kr
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 12 kr
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 9,167 kr
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 7,252 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 700 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 6,378 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 4,400 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 333 kr
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 244 kr
40” flat screen tv 4,875 kr
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 1,075 kr
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 62 kr
Hourly rate for cleaning help 100 kr
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 883 kr
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 337 kr
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 725 kr
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 1,000 kr
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 192,500 kr
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 14 kr
Monthly ticket public transport 484 kr
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 287 kr
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 87 kr
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 100 kr
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 600 kr
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 38 kr
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 27 kr
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 25 kr
4 rolls of toilet paper 23 kr
Tube of toothpaste 17 kr
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 278 kr
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 285 kr
2 tickets to the movies 243 kr
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) -
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 575 kr
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 91 kr
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 39 kr
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 56 kr
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 4,000 kr
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1.96 kr
1 month of gym membership in business district 272 kr
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 52 kr
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 15 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: February 18, 2020

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