Iceland is 19.8% more expensive than North Carolina.

If you lived in Iceland instead of North Carolina, you would:

pay 33.1% more for restaurants

 
North Carolina
Iceland
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $15.15
 
$17.84
kr2,463
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$8.24
 
$14.27
kr1,970
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.10
 
$2.32
kr320

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pay 5.2% more for groceries

 
North Carolina
Iceland
Bread
1 loaf
$3.04
 
$3.42
kr473
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.41
 
$5.98
kr826
Milk (1 gallon) $3.37
 
$5.33
kr735

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pay 65.6% more for transportation

 
North Carolina
Iceland
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.24
 
$8.03
kr1,110
Monthly public transit pass $52.45
 
$77.40
kr10,688
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $25,513.75
 
$29,836.83
kr4,120,466

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pay 13.6% less for housing

 
North Carolina
Iceland
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$66.74
 
$62.40
kr8,618
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,481.44
 
$1,437.14
kr198,469
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,208.87
 
$1,215.63
kr167,878

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pay 80.3% less for childcare

 
North Carolina
Iceland
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $1,073.46
 
$259.34
kr35,815
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $18,256.56
 
$2,750.10
kr379,788

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pay 36.5% more for entertainment and sports

 
North Carolina
Iceland
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $4.33
 
$8.52
kr1,177
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.35
 
$4.15
kr573
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$7.59
 
$10.64
kr1,469

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pay 92.4% more for clothing

 
North Carolina
Iceland
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$42.84
 
$118.08
kr16,306
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$37.91
 
$50.39
kr6,959
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$75.67
 
$151.12
kr20,869

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