Currency +/- Value - Sweden Compared to Europe

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Iceland $ 1.40
Switzerland $ 1.32
Denmark $ 1.14
Finland $ 1.04
Sweden $ 1.04
Norway $ 1.04
Luxembourg $ 0.99
Ireland $ 0.95
Austria $ 0.94
Belgium $ 0.93
France $ 0.91
Netherlands $ 0.90
UK $ 0.89
Germany $ 0.88
Italy $ 0.83
Spain $ 0.74
Cyprus $ 0.68
Greece $ 0.68
Portugal $ 0.68
Slovenia $ 0.68
Malta $ 0.65
Estonia $ 0.62
Latvia $ 0.56
Czech Rep. $ 0.56
Croatia $ 0.53
Slovak Rep. $ 0.53
Lithuania $ 0.52
Hungary $ 0.47
Poland $ 0.46
Romania $ 0.43
Montenegro $ 0.41
Bosnia & H. $ 0.40
Moldova $ 0.40
Turkey $ 0.39
Russia $ 0.37
Bulgaria $ 0.37
Serbia $ 0.37
Albania $ 0.36
Macedonia $ 0.36
Belarus $ 0.30
Ukraine $ 0.28
Liechtenstein $ 0.00
Andorra $ 0.00
Monaco $ 0.00

Sweden: Currency +/- valuation index

This is a cost of living indicator. The figure shows how much how much a bundle of goods and services costing US$1 in the US would cost in other countries (similar to The Economist's Big Mac Index).

To arrive at the figure, the Global Property Guide takes the difference between the IMF's nominal GDP figures, and their purchasing power parity GDP figures for the latest year available.

Note that currency undervaluation (as measured by PPP) is not a good predictor of future currency movements.

These cost of living indicators refer to data collected annually (for date of collection, see Data FAQ )

Source: calculated using figures from the IMF World Economic Outlook Database


Sweden publishes excellent house price time-series. Statistics Sweden's web-site is a treasure-trove of data, and each new approach the user makes seems to yield different housing time-series, both annual and quarterly, generated by the National Statistical Institute. The same site also publishes general economic data.