Gothenburg vs Sydney - Cost of Living Comparison

Gothenburg Sydney
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1442
$2294
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3145
$5214
🏠 One person rent
$743
$1331
🏘️ Family rent
$1187
$2116
🍽️ Food expenses
$427
$501
🚐 Transport expenses
$146
$332
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2915
$4771
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
46
99
😀 Quality of life
92
99
🏙️ Population
605K
4.84M

The cost of living in Gothenburg is 37% less expensive than in Sydney. Cities ranked 2868th and 254th ($1442 vs $2294) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 1st in Sweden and Australia, respectively. Check Sweden vs Australia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months in Gothenburg compared to 2.1 months in Sydney. Gothenburg ranked 2nd best city to live in Sweden vs Sydney ranked 1st in Australia, while ranked 63rd and 2nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gothenburg vs Sydney

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Gothenburg Sydney
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.81
$12.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.8
$52.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.51
$9.15
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.14
$5.49
 Cappuccino
$3.86
$3.44
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.89
$2.32
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$839
$1479
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$582
$1138
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1364
$2663
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$952
$1771
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$79.4
$75.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$122
$117
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$49.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.56%
2.78%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6222
$12419
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3932
$7128
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.41
$3.45
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$79.1
$127
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.3
$19.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.77
$1.41
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$1.15
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.18
$2.05
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.8
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.18
$3.5
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.87
$9.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$9.38
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$14.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.76
$2.99
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$2.42
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
$2.64
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$5.23
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$2.11
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$1.85
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$1.01
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.09
$2.79
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.94
$12.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$4.08
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.38
$28.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.31
$8.1
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.9
$3.53
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.74
$2.43
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$2.69
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.6
$52.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.3
$13.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.1
$44.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.9
$17.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$87
$74.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.3
$99.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$1681
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3132
$14932

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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

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15 km or 9.2 mi Dee Why
$1970
19 km or 12 mi Parramatta
$1896
29 km or 18 mi Kellyville
$1656
29 km or 18 mi Blacktown
$1581
69 km or 43 mi Wollongong
$1554
117 km or 73 mi Newcastle
$1798
158 km or 98 mi Bathurst
$1558
168 km or 104 mi Goulburn
$1700
205 km or 127 mi Orange
$1661
247 km or 154 mi Canberra
$1792
301 km or 187 mi Dubbo
$1445
314 km or 195 mi Port Macquarie
$1640
377 km or 234 mi Armidale
$1677
378 km or 235 mi Wagga Wagga
$1386
436 km or 271 mi Coffs Harbour
$1359
478 km or 297 mi Griffith
$1629
597 km or 371 mi Shepparton
$1442
624 km or 388 mi Byron Bay
$2199
638 km or 396 mi Traralgon
$1626
683 km or 425 mi Gold Coast
$1776
689 km or 428 mi Southport
$1627
695 km or 432 mi Pakenham
$1631
701 km or 436 mi Berwick
$1562
706 km or 439 mi Bendigo
$1610
706 km or 439 mi Toowoomba
$1462
707 km or 439 mi Dandenong
$1498
711 km or 442 mi Ipswich
$1612
711 km or 442 mi Cranbourne
$1587
713 km or 443 mi South Yarra
$1589
713 km or 443 mi Melbourne
$1968
716 km or 445 mi Sunbury
$1625
724 km or 450 mi Frankston
$1957
732 km or 455 mi Melton
$1633
733 km or 455 mi Brisbane
$2056
735 km or 457 mi Tarneit
$1570
736 km or 457 mi Hoppers Crossing
$1682
775 km or 481 mi Caboolture
$1630
778 km or 484 mi Geelong
$1708
779 km or 484 mi Ballarat
$1740
807 km or 502 mi Caloundra
$1630