Belarus vs Sweden - Cost of Living Comparison

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Belarus Sweden
🚶 Cost of living one person
$510
$1544
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1358
$3452
🏠 One person rent
$212
$808
🏘️ Family rent
$387
$1375
🍽️ Food expenses
$204
$497
🚐 Transport expenses
$31.3
$114
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$446
$2735
💸 GDP per capita
$7888
$56374
😃 Human freedom index
5.48
8.75
❤️ Life expectancy
72.4
83.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
37
82
🌐 English speaking %
12%
89%
🎓 Higher education
65
95
😀 Quality of life
50
92
🏙️ Population
9.2M
10.4M

The average cost of living in Belarus ($510) is 67% less expensive than in Sweden ($1544). Belarus ranked 175th 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 0.9 months in Belarus compared to 1.8 months in Sweden. Ranked 83rd and 11th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Belarus vs Sweden

We calculate prices for Belarus and Sweden as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 60 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Belarus Sweden
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.49
$11.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.1
$66.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.94
$9.6
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.05
$6.97
 Cappuccino
$1.43
$3.95
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$2.14
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$233
$916
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$158
$665
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$448
$1579
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$303
$1167
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$29.1
$64.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.8
$98.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$9.53
$30.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.82%
4.57%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1308
$5604
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$840
$3473
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$3.27
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13
$75.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.56
$22.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.69
$1.85
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.62
$1.55
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.52
$2.63
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$3.2
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.17
$3.99
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$10.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.39
$11.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.37
$16.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$2.8
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$2.54
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$2.86
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$4.13
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.45
$1.48
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.6
$1.66
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.36
$0.9
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.99
$2.11
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.14
$9.74
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.76
$1.97
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.4
$6.39
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.95
$6.83
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.12
$3.39
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.87
$2.68
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.24
$1.98
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26.6
$37.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.77
$14.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$10.8
$29.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.81
$23.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$56
$80.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.6
$86.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$337
$126
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6231
$4964

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Belarus

City Cost of living Population
Minsk
$642
2M
Gomel
$402
502K
Vitebsk
$299
359K
Mogilev
$468
353K
Brest
$399
342K
Grodno
$377
359K
Babruysk
$421
209K
Barysaw
$519
136K
Baranavichy
$479
172K
Pinsk
$417
125K

In Sweden

City Cost of living Population
Stockholm
$1954
979K
Gothenburg
$1660
608K
Malmo
$1519
325K
Uppsala
$1434
167K
Vasteras
$1311
129K
Helsingborg
$1328
114K
Linkoping
$1295
116K
Orebro
$1258
127K
Lund
$1413
94.4K
Solna
$1693
85.3K
Jonkoping
$1403
101K
Eskilstuna
$1245
69.9K
Umea
$1177
91.9K
Sodertalje
$1616
76.3K
Taby
$1775
75.4K
Norrkoping
$1199
98.1K
Sollentuna
$1992
76.2K
Halmstad
$1286
71.4K
Karlstad
$1141
67.1K
Lulea
$1091
49.1K
Trollhattan
$1271
50.5K
Gavle
$1406
79K
Uddevalla
$1386
57.3K
Boras
$1233
74K
Sundsvall
$1271
58.8K
Vaxjo
$1351
71.3K
Tumba
$1669
46K
Lidingo
$1711
44.1K
Sigtuna
$1632
52.2K
Skovde
$1396
57.5K