Gothenburg vs Kabul - Cost of Living Comparison

Gothenburg Kabul
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1442
$422
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3145
$961
🏠 One person rent
$743
$164
🏘️ Family rent
$1187
$248
🍽️ Food expenses
$427
$155
🚐 Transport expenses
$146
$68.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2915
$171
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
46
31
😀 Quality of life
92
21
🏙️ Population
605K
4.27M

The cost of living in Gothenburg is 242% more expensive than in Kabul. Cities ranked 2868th and 8701st ($1442 vs $422) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 1st in Sweden and Afghanistan, respectively. Check Sweden vs Afghanistan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months in Gothenburg compared to 0.4 months in Kabul. Gothenburg ranked 2nd best city to live in Sweden vs Kabul ranked 1st in Afghanistan, while ranked 63rd and 8956th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gothenburg vs Kabul

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Gothenburg Kabul
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.81
$2.38
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.8
$11.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.51
$3.66
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.14
$4.4
 Cappuccino
$3.86
$1.7
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.89
$0.22
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$839
$160
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$582
$98.7
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1364
$278
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$952
$157
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$79.4
$25.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$122
$39.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$26.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.56%
13.82%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6222
$1047
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3932
$396
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.41
$0.22
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$79.1
$20.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.3
$5.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.77
$0.69
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$0.68
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.18
$0.29
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$0.74
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.18
$1.14
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.87
$3.45
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$3.33
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$5.13
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.76
$0.73
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$0.89
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
$1.19
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$0.5
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$0.3
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$0.21
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.21
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.09
$0.76
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.94
$14
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$1.55
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.38
$1.73
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.31
$2.85
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.9
$2.87
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.74
$0.81
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$1.4
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.6
$14
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.3
$2.27
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.1
$21.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.9
$2.43
👖 Brand Jeans
$87
$17.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.3
$31.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$25.1
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3132
$1456

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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

Cities near Kabul

Distance City Cost of living
105 km or 65 mi Gardez
$353
119 km or 74 mi Jalalabad
$361
129 km or 80 mi Ghazni
$346
150 km or 93 mi Khost
$346
163 km or 101 mi Puli Khumri
$349
223 km or 138 mi Peshawar
$238
235 km or 146 mi Kohat
$243
246 km or 153 mi Kunduz
$363
266 km or 166 mi Mardan
$244
293 km or 182 mi Mingora
$246
304 km or 189 mi Mazar-i-Sharif
$355
336 km or 209 mi Wah
$211
368 km or 229 mi Islamabad
$304
369 km or 229 mi Qurghonteppa
$500
374 km or 232 mi Rawalpindi
$319
389 km or 242 mi Sheberghan
$352
425 km or 264 mi Sargodha
$404
450 km or 280 mi Tursunzoda
$503
451 km or 280 mi Dushanbe
$467
451 km or 280 mi Mirpur
$256
456 km or 284 mi Mandi Bahauddin
$243
458 km or 285 mi Kandahar
$373
467 km or 290 mi Jhang
$236
474 km or 294 mi Chiniot
$226
476 km or 296 mi Baramulla
$353
499 km or 310 mi Gojra
$286
501 km or 312 mi Hafizabad
$196
503 km or 313 mi Faisalabad
$254
505 km or 314 mi Gujrat
$243
517 km or 321 mi Dera Ghazi Khan
$233
520 km or 323 mi Srinagar
$398
523 km or 325 mi Quetta
$271
526 km or 327 mi Multan
$244
534 km or 332 mi Sahiwal
$201
536 km or 333 mi Gujranwala
$223
538 km or 334 mi Khanewal
$266
546 km or 340 mi Sialkot
$239
549 km or 341 mi Sheikhupura
$234
550 km or 342 mi Kamoke
$213
553 km or 344 mi Lashkargah
$355