Austria vs Sweden - Cost of Living Comparison

AustriaSweden
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1617
$1515
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3953
$3435
🏠 One person rent
$827
$762
🏘️ Family rent
$1508
$1291
🍽️ Food Expenses
$491
$495
🚐 Transport Expenses
$130
$116
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2603
$3109
💸 GDP per capita
$48105
$51926
😃 Human freedom index
8.45
8.5
❤️ Life expectancy
81.8
83
👮 Corruption perceptions index
76
85
🏙️ Population
8.81M
10.4M

The average cost of living in Austria ($1617) is 7% more expensive than in Sweden ($1515). Austria ranked 22nd vs 28th for Sweden in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Austria compared to 2.1 months in Sweden. Ranked 13th and 5th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Austria vs Sweden

AustriaSweden
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.2
$10.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$55.2
$67.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.37
$9.27
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.47
$7.74
☕ Cappuccino
$3.9
$4.35
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$3.08
$2.25
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$823
$849
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$624
$623
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1601
$1476
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1193
$1086
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$129
$60.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$199
$93.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.7
$33.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.07%
2.35%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7540
$5941
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4893
$3764
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.8
$3.67
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$51.3
$83.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.2
$22.8
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.38
$1.74
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.34
$1.36
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.12
$2.35
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.23
$2.67
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.62
$3.53
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.3
$10.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.9
$10.7
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.4
$18.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$3.08
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.14
$2.56
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.84
$2.97
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$3.56
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.41
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$1.5
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.52
$1.11
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.42
$2.44
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.86
$11.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.26
$1.98
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.6
$7.48
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$12.4
$8.44
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.35
$3.72
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.76
$2.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47
$2.3
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$40.7
$40.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.8
$15.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$116
$31
💇 Haircut, simple
$20.3
$28.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$98.5
$98.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$92.8
$101
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$333
$155
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13109
$5336

Cities Comparison in Austria vs Sweden

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Austria

CityCost of livingPopulation
Vienna
$1721
1.91M
Graz
$1394
289K
Linz
$1561
205K
Salzburg
$1543
155K
Innsbruck
$1575
132K
Klagenfurt
$1381
101K
Dornbirn
$1607
48.1K
Villach
$1429
61.9K
Sankt Polten
$1492
55.5K
Wels
$1360
61.2K
Bregenz
$1571
29.8K
Wiener Neustadt
$1844
44.5K
Feldkirch
$1381
33.4K
Baden bei Wien
$1802
26.3K
Leoben
$1359
24.6K
Leonding
$1462
28.7K
Steyr
$1379
38.3K
Klosterneuburg
$1513
27.1K
Wolfsberg
$1542
25K
Traun
$1463
24.5K
Krems an der Donau
$1491
24.6K
Amstetten
$1431
23.7K
Lustenau
$1495
22.8K
Kapfenberg
$1418
22.8K
Modling
$1449
20.6K
Hallein
$1440
21.2K

In Sweden

CityCost of livingPopulation
Stockholm
$1986
973K
Gothenburg
$1647
605K
Malmo
$1487
324K
Uppsala
$1508
165K
Vasteras
$1434
129K
Orebro
$1321
126K
Helsingborg
$1407
114K
Linkoping
$1410
116K
Lund
$1407
94.4K
Jonkoping
$1436
100K
Norrkoping
$1321
97.9K
Sollentuna
$1364
74.5K
Solna
$1683
83.1K
Halmstad
$1244
71.3K
Umea
$1326
90.4K
Karlstad
$1280
65.9K
Eskilstuna
$1264
70.3K
Lidingo
$1952
44.1K
Gavle
$1258
77.6K
Sodertalje
$1254
75.8K
Boras
$1331
74K
Vaxjo
$1248
71K
Lulea
$1271
49.1K
Uddevalla
$1371
57K
Tumba
$1066
42.9K
Sundsvall
$1286
58.8K
Taby
$1671
73.3K
Hassleholm
$1142
52.3K
Trollhattan
$1194
50.4K
Ostersund
$1391
52.8K