Gothenburg vs Kingston - Cost of Living Comparison

Gothenburg Kingston
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1442
$1016
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3145
$2548
🏠 One person rent
$743
$469
🏘️ Family rent
$1187
$971
🍽️ Food expenses
$427
$369
🚐 Transport expenses
$146
$102
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2915
$511
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
4 km
🎓 Higher education
46
39
😀 Quality of life
92
58
🏙️ Population
605K
580K

The cost of living in Gothenburg is 42% more expensive than in Kingston. Cities ranked 2868th and 5324th ($1442 vs $1016) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 1st in Sweden and Jamaica, respectively. Check Sweden vs Jamaica comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months in Gothenburg compared to 0.5 months in Kingston. Gothenburg ranked 2nd best city to live in Sweden vs Kingston ranked 1st in Jamaica, while ranked 63rd and 5527th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gothenburg vs Kingston

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Gothenburg Kingston
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.81
$5.56
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.8
$45.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.51
$6.44
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.14
$1.96
 Cappuccino
$3.86
$3.1
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.89
$0.83
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$839
$568
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$582
$300
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1364
$1223
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$952
$713
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$79.4
$74.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$122
$115
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$40.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.56%
7.97%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6222
$1659
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3932
$800
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.41
$0.79
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$79.1
$32.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.3
$20.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.77
$1.31
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$3.45
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.18
$2.73
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$0.83
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.18
$2.71
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.87
$11.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$5.43
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$6.18
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.76
$4.02
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$2.05
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
$3.55
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$2.24
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$1.92
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$1.86
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.72
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.09
$1.37
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.94
$12.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$2.16
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.38
$8.44
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.31
$8.17
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.9
$5.98
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.74
$3.19
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$1.63
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.6
$47.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.3
$9.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.1
$21.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.9
$8.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$87
$27.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.3
$64.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$252
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3132
$1529

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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

Cities near Kingston

Distance City Cost of living
4.4 km or 2.7 mi Half Way Tree
$686
17 km or 11 mi Spanish Town
$681
31 km or 19 mi Linstead
$813
34 km or 21 mi Old Harbour
$655
42 km or 26 mi Port Antonio
$652
48 km or 30 mi May Pen
$663
76 km or 47 mi Mandeville
$592
131 km or 81 mi Montego Bay
$880
144 km or 90 mi Savanna-la-Mar
$797
251 km or 156 mi Santiago de Cuba
$1238
257 km or 160 mi Yara
$1195
263 km or 164 mi Palma Soriano
$1107
265 km or 165 mi Manzanillo
$1829
268 km or 167 mi Bayamo
$1174
293 km or 182 mi Guantanamo
$1261
329 km or 205 mi Holguin
$895
333 km or 207 mi Las Tunas
$1322
356 km or 221 mi Moa
$1723
369 km or 229 mi Anse-a-Veau
$492
395 km or 245 mi Miragoane
$492
397 km or 247 mi Camaguey
$1215
423 km or 263 mi Florida
$1204
450 km or 280 mi Saint-Marc
$495
463 km or 288 mi Gonaives
$507
468 km or 291 mi Carrefour
$517
475 km or 295 mi Port-au-Prince
$531
478 km or 297 mi Ciego de Avila
$1195
479 km or 297 mi Delmas
$505
480 km or 298 mi Petion-Ville
$512
499 km or 310 mi Moron
$1189
504 km or 313 mi George Town
$2888
520 km or 323 mi Sancti Spiritus
$1250
522 km or 324 mi Cap-Haitien
$499
544 km or 338 mi Cerca-la-Source
$493
568 km or 353 mi Placetas
$1166
593 km or 369 mi Santa Clara
$1170
594 km or 369 mi San Juan de la Maguana
$761
597 km or 371 mi Sabaneta
$723
600 km or 373 mi Cienfuegos
$1136
602 km or 374 mi Barahona
$722