Charlotte vs Gothenburg - Cost of Living Comparison

Charlotte Gothenburg
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2038
$1442
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4746
$3145
🏠 One person rent
$1214
$743
🏘️ Family rent
$2103
$1187
🍽️ Food expenses
$509
$427
🚐 Transport expenses
$159
$146
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$5286
$2915
😷 Air quality
Good
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
68
46
😀 Quality of life
89
92
🏙️ Population
875K
605K

The cost of living in Charlotte is 41% more expensive than in Gothenburg. Cities ranked 463rd and 2868th ($2038 vs $1442) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 365th and 8th in the United States and Sweden, respectively. Check the United States vs Sweden comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.6 months in Charlotte compared to 2 months in Gothenburg. Charlotte ranked 21st best city to live in the United States vs Gothenburg ranked 2nd in Sweden, while ranked 111th and 63rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Charlotte vs Gothenburg

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Charlotte Gothenburg
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.9
$9.81
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.6
$49.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.31
$8.51
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.38
$6.14
 Cappuccino
$4.88
$3.86
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.08
$1.89
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1415
$839
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$973
$582
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2604
$1364
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1730
$952
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$87.1
$79.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$134
$122
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$65
$30.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.21%
2.56%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3644
$6222
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1693
$3932
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.62
$3.41
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.1
$79.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.1
$18.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$1.77
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$1.23
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.67
$2.18
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.02
$2.35
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.9
$3.18
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.77
$8.87
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.1
$10.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$15.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.42
$2.76
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$2.12
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.99
$2.37
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.08
$3.07
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.96
$1.24
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$1.21
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$1.03
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.72
$2.09
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.4
$9.94
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.21
$1.77
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.27
$6.38
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$6.31
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.53
$2.9
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.15
$1.74
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.74
$1.96
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.8
$30.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.9
$14.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$143
$30.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.6
$23.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$42.1
$87
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80
$88.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$913
$124
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14990
$3132

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Cities near Charlotte

Distance City Cost of living
17 km or 10 mi Matthews
$1934
17 km or 11 mi Mint Hill
$1947
20 km or 13 mi Huntersville
$1946
23 km or 14 mi Indian Trail
$1948
28 km or 18 mi Cornelius
$1843
30 km or 18 mi Concord
$1876
31 km or 19 mi Gastonia
$1828
36 km or 22 mi Kannapolis
$1934
36 km or 22 mi Rock Hill
$1694
38 km or 23 mi Monroe
$1939
40 km or 25 mi Mooresville
$1919
57 km or 35 mi Lancaster
$2033
59 km or 37 mi Salisbury
$1949
62 km or 39 mi Statesville
$1944
63 km or 39 mi Shelby
$1911
72 km or 45 mi Hickory
$1641
94 km or 58 mi Forest
$1947
101 km or 63 mi Thomasville
$1508
104 km or 64 mi Rockingham
$1946
104 km or 65 mi Spartanburg
$1725
108 km or 67 mi Asheboro
$1950
111 km or 69 mi Winston-Salem
$1724
113 km or 70 mi High Point
$1642
120 km or 75 mi Kernersville
$1872
130 km or 81 mi Greer
$1940
132 km or 82 mi Greensboro
$1640
138 km or 86 mi Columbia
$1956
142 km or 88 mi Mauldin
$1938
143 km or 89 mi Lexington
$1948
147 km or 91 mi Greenville
$1750
152 km or 94 mi Florence
$2021
152 km or 95 mi Sumter
$1275
154 km or 96 mi Sanford
$1360
159 km or 99 mi Burlington
$1949
160 km or 99 mi Asheville
$2262
166 km or 103 mi Greenwood
$1937
176 km or 109 mi Fayetteville
$1570
179 km or 111 mi Chapel Hill
$2494
180 km or 112 mi Lumberton
$1820
184 km or 114 mi Anderson
$1764

Cities near Gothenburg

Distance City Cost of living
2.8 km or 1.7 mi Molndal
$1466
58 km or 36 mi Boras
$1132
66 km or 41 mi Varberg
$1244
70 km or 44 mi Trollhattan
$1057
76 km or 47 mi Uddevalla
$1118
80 km or 50 mi Vanersborg
$1249
90 km or 56 mi Frederikshavn
$1108
126 km or 78 mi Halmstad
$1218
130 km or 81 mi Jonkoping
$1380
134 km or 83 mi Varnamo
$1154
136 km or 84 mi Skovde
$1296
142 km or 88 mi Aalborg
$1405
150 km or 93 mi Ljungby
$1319
157 km or 98 mi Mariestad
$1251
164 km or 102 mi Halden
$1571
167 km or 104 mi Angelholm
$1242
179 km or 111 mi Randers
$1376
182 km or 113 mi Fredrikstad
$1822
186 km or 115 mi Sarpsborg
$1554
186 km or 115 mi Helsingor
$1489
186 km or 116 mi Vetlanda
$1271
187 km or 116 mi Helsingborg
$1356
191 km or 118 mi Vaxjo
$1218
191 km or 119 mi Larvik
$1899
192 km or 119 mi Sandefjord
$1683
194 km or 121 mi Hillerod
$1721
199 km or 124 mi Hassleholm
$1059
200 km or 124 mi Aarhus
$1568
202 km or 125 mi Horsholm
$1491
202 km or 126 mi Tonsberg
$1704
206 km or 128 mi Landskrona
$980
207 km or 129 mi Viborg
$1265
208 km or 129 mi Arendal
$1608
210 km or 131 mi Karlstad
$1135
212 km or 132 mi Moss
$1870
212 km or 132 mi Porsgrunn
$1640
213 km or 132 mi Horten
$1739
216 km or 134 mi Gentofte
$1486
222 km or 138 mi Skien
$1688
223 km or 138 mi Arvika
$1201