Sweden: Cost of living

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 Sweden

Cost of living index, world average = 100

 Latest value 155.01
 Year 2017
 Measure index points
 Data availability 2017 - 2017
 Average 155.01
 Min - Max 155.01 - 155.01
 Source World Bank International Comparison Program
The cost of living index is a broad measure of the prices paid by households and non-profit organizations that provide services to households in Sweden and other countries. The index incorporates all goods and services in the typical household consumption basket in individual countries with appropriate weights. It is designed to allow comparison across countries. The data are from the World Bank International Comparison Program which updates the price information every seven years. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time. The value of that indicator for 2017 is 155.01 index points.
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Definition: The cost of living index summarizes the level of prices paid by households and non-profit organizations that provide services to households. It incorporates all goods and services in the average consumption basket with appropriate weights. The data are from the World Bank International Comparison Program.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Cost of living 155.01 2017 index points
 Food prices 142.433 2017 index points
 Fruit prices 155.56 2017 index points
 Vegetable prices 186.71 2017 index points
 Bread and cereal prices 153.46 2017 index points
 Milk, cheese, and eggs prices 115.63 2017 index points
 Meat prices 154.35 2017 index points
 Fish and seafood prices 170.89 2017 index points
 Alcohol beverage prices 143.42 2017 index points
 Clothing and footwear prices 168.98 2017 index points
 Housing and utilities prices 165.466 2017 index points
 Furniture and household maintenance prices 139.63 2017 index points
 Healthcare prices 189.48 2017 index points
 Transport prices 160.40 2017 index points
 Hotel and restaurant prices 182.92 2017 index points
 Vehicle prices 105.65 2017 index points
 Communication prices 136.86 2017 index points
 Recreation and culture prices 143.83 2017 index points
 Education prices 233.82 2017 index points
 Machinery and equipment prices 97.51 2017 index points
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