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Reykjavik vs San Francisco
Rkv vs Sfo

Average net salary (After tax)

San Francisco
Reykjavik

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sfo
Rkv
Outside city centre
Sfo
Rkv

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sfo
Rkv
Outside city centre
Sfo
Rkv

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sfo
Rkv
Outside city centre
Sfo
Rkv

Mortgage rates

San Francisco
4.5%
Reykjavik
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

San Francisco
Reykjavik

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sfo
Rkv

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Sfo
Rkv

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sfo
Rkv

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sfo
Rkv

Fuel prices

Per Litre

San Francisco
Reykjavik

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sfo
Rkv
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Sfo
Rkv
White bread 500g
Sfo
Rkv
Eggs 12
Sfo
Rkv
White rice 1kg
Sfo
Rkv

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

San Francisco
Reykjavik

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Sfo
Rkv
Beef round 1kg
Sfo
Rkv
Local cheese 1kg
Sfo
Rkv

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sfo
Rkv
Lettuce 1 head
Sfo
Rkv
Tomatoes 1kg
Sfo
Rkv

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sfo
Rkv
Oranges 1 head
Sfo
Rkv
Bananas 1kg
Sfo
Rkv

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Sfo $4,070.74/mth
Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Sfo $4,070.74/mth
Rkv $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

San Francisco
4.5%
Reykjavik
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in San Francisco are 17.14% higher than in Reykjavik

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Sfo $4,070.74/mth
Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Sfo $4,070.74/mth
Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Sfo $4,070.74/mth
Rkv $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sfo
Rkv
Market 0.5L bottle
Sfo
Rkv

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sfo
Rkv
Market 0.33L bottle
Sfo
Rkv

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

San Francisco
5
Reykjavik

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sfo
Rkv

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Sfo
Rkv

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Sfo
Rkv
1 pair men's leather shoes
Sfo
Rkv

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

San Francisco
$15.33
Reykjavik
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sfo $4,070.74/mth
Rkv $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sfo $4,070.74/mth
Rkv $4,070.74/mth