Gothenburg vs Karaj - Cost of Living Comparison

Gothenburg Karaj
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1442
$688
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3145
$1709
🏠 One person rent
$743
$339
🏘️ Family rent
$1187
$689
🍽️ Food expenses
$427
$229
🚐 Transport expenses
$146
$41.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2915
$313
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
46
76
😀 Quality of life
92
44
🏙️ Population
605K
1.59M

The cost of living in Gothenburg is 109% more expensive than in Karaj. Cities ranked 2868th and 6640th ($1442 vs $688) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 17th in Sweden and Iran, respectively. Check Sweden vs Iran comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months in Gothenburg compared to 0.5 months in Karaj. Gothenburg ranked 2nd best city to live in Sweden vs Karaj ranked 11th in Iran, while ranked 63rd and 6648th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gothenburg vs Karaj

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Gothenburg Karaj
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.81
$7.34
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.8
$18.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.51
$4.91
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.14
$0.57
 Cappuccino
$3.86
$1.8
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.89
$0.61
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$839
$386
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$582
$258
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1364
$882
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$952
$560
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$79.4
$17.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$122
$27.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$37.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.56%
21.65%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6222
$2017
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3932
$1150
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.41
$0.48
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$79.1
$23.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.3
$2.48
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.77
$0.35
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$0.97
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.18
$0.74
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.88
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.18
$1.94
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.87
$5.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$3.87
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$10.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.76
$1.25
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$3.28
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
$0.72
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$0.93
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$0.57
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$0.49
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.3
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.09
$0.75
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.94
$1.22
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$0.72
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.38
$3.71
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.31
$4.71
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.9
$4.29
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.74
$2.37
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$1.3
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.6
$25.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.3
$4.98
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.1
$30.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.9
$7.17
👖 Brand Jeans
$87
$38.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.3
$98.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$155
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3132
$1496

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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 Karaj

Distance City Cost of living
7.4 km or 4.6 mi Mohammadshahr
$658
9.9 km or 6.2 mi Kamal Shahr
$661
10 km or 6.5 mi Fardis
$663
13 km or 8.3 mi Andisheh
$657
17 km or 10 mi Qods
$668
17 km or 10 mi Malard
$670
19 km or 12 mi Shahriar
$669
33 km or 21 mi Nasimshahr
$665
36 km or 22 mi Nazarabad
$658
38 km or 24 mi Eslamshahr
$588
38 km or 24 mi Robat Karim
$657
43 km or 26 mi Tehran
$839
46 km or 28 mi Golestan
$665
50 km or 31 mi Ray
$667
69 km or 43 mi Qarchak
$665
74 km or 46 mi Pakdasht
$667
77 km or 48 mi Pardis
$659
79 km or 49 mi Khak-e Ali
$657
87 km or 54 mi Varamin
$838
100 km or 62 mi Qazvin
$1104
104 km or 65 mi Saveh
$666
130 km or 81 mi Qom
$993
144 km or 90 mi Amol
$603
174 km or 108 mi Babol
$424
177 km or 110 mi Lahijan
$662
185 km or 115 mi Qaem Shahr
$664
204 km or 127 mi Rasht
$915
205 km or 128 mi Sari
$529
208 km or 129 mi Kashan
$600
220 km or 137 mi Semnan
$664
225 km or 140 mi Arak
$567
242 km or 150 mi Zanjan
$516
249 km or 155 mi Hamadan
$943
259 km or 161 mi Malayer
$412
294 km or 183 mi Borujerd
$631
311 km or 193 mi Dorud
$658
333 km or 207 mi Shahin Shahr
$660
334 km or 208 mi Gorgan
$591
350 km or 218 mi Khomeyni Shahr
$662
354 km or 220 mi Khorramabad
$639