Gothenburg vs Sapporo - Cost of Living Comparison

Gothenburg Sapporo
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1442
$1140
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3145
$2862
🏠 One person rent
$743
$413
🏘️ Family rent
$1187
$705
🍽️ Food expenses
$427
$402
🚐 Transport expenses
$146
$215
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2915
$1940
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
7 km
🎓 Higher education
46
75
😀 Quality of life
92
76
🏙️ Population
605K
1.96M

The cost of living in Gothenburg is 26% more expensive than in Sapporo. Cities ranked 2868th and 4190th ($1442 vs $1140) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 33rd in Sweden and Japan, respectively. Check Sweden vs Japan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months in Gothenburg compared to 1.7 months in Sapporo. Gothenburg ranked 2nd best city to live in Sweden vs Sapporo ranked 139th in Japan, while ranked 63rd and 624th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gothenburg vs Sapporo

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Gothenburg Sapporo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.81
$6.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.8
$27.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.51
$4.92
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.14
$3.38
 Cappuccino
$3.86
$3.37
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.89
$0.9
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$839
$352
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$582
$231
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1364
$699
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$952
$432
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$79.4
$112
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$122
$173
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$46.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.56%
1.55%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6222
$3020
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3932
$2205
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.41
$2.92
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$79.1
$82.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.3
$20.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.77
$1.19
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$1.41
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.18
$1.48
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.67
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.18
$1.6
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.87
$12.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$6.94
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$22.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.76
$4.65
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$2.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
$4.55
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$4.25
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$3.45
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$3.41
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.78
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.09
$2.1
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.94
$8.83
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$2.14
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.38
$3.33
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.31
$9.37
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.9
$8.97
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.74
$3.94
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$2.8
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.6
$49.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.3
$14.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.1
$30.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.9
$22.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$87
$54.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.3
$60
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$298
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3132
$11140

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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 Sapporo

Distance City Cost of living
13 km or 8.4 mi Ishikari
$1020
15 km or 9.6 mi Ebetsu
$1027
19 km or 12 mi Kitahiroshima
$1022
27 km or 17 mi Eniwa
$1020
32 km or 20 mi Otaru
$1024
36 km or 23 mi Chitose
$1021
37 km or 23 mi Iwamizawa
$1025
50 km or 31 mi Bibai
$1020
52 km or 32 mi Tomakomai
$1036
71 km or 44 mi Takikawa
$1022
75 km or 47 mi Noboribetsu
$1026
77 km or 48 mi Date
$1022
89 km or 55 mi Muroran
$1024
89 km or 55 mi Furano
$1022
93 km or 58 mi Fukagawa
$1022
100 km or 62 mi Rumoi
$1022
113 km or 70 mi Asahikawa
$1030
115 km or 72 mi Shinhidaka
$1020
141 km or 87 mi Nanae
$1020
149 km or 93 mi Hokuto
$1020
150 km or 93 mi Otofuke
$1022
151 km or 94 mi Obihiro
$1037
152 km or 95 mi Hakodate
$1060
164 km or 102 mi Makubetsu
$1019
169 km or 105 mi Nayoro
$1023
197 km or 123 mi Mutsu
$1024
216 km or 134 mi Monbetsu
$1019
220 km or 137 mi Kushiro
$1037
221 km or 137 mi Kitami
$1024
254 km or 158 mi Aomori
$1152
258 km or 160 mi Abashiri
$1024
261 km or 162 mi Wakkanai
$1021
262 km or 163 mi Goshogawara
$1021
263 km or 164 mi Tsugaru
$1024
265 km or 164 mi Misawa
$1021
273 km or 169 mi Towada
$1022
274 km or 170 mi Oirase
$1021
276 km or 172 mi Kuroishi
$1023
283 km or 176 mi Hirakawa
$1021
283 km or 176 mi Hirosaki
$1079