Iceland is 17.7% more expensive than Pennsylvania.

If you lived in Iceland instead of Pennsylvania, you would:

pay 22.8% more for restaurants

 
Pennsylvania
Iceland
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $19.31
 
$17.84
kr2,462
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$9.17
 
$14.27
kr1,969
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.15
 
$2.32
kr320

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pay 2.6% less for groceries

 
Pennsylvania
Iceland
Bread
1 loaf
$3.12
 
$3.42
kr472
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.93
 
$5.98
kr825
Milk (1 gallon) $4.05
 
$5.33
kr735

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pay 49.8% more for transportation

 
Pennsylvania
Iceland
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.73
 
$8.03
kr1,109
Monthly public transit pass $66.81
 
$77.40
kr10,681
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $23,412.45
 
$29,836.83
kr4,117,483

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pay 10.7% less for housing

 
Pennsylvania
Iceland
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$78.35
 
$62.40
kr8,612
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,247.33
 
$1,437.14
kr198,326
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,088.60
 
$1,215.63
kr167,756

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pay 74.8% less for childcare

 
Pennsylvania
Iceland
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $938.73
 
$259.34
kr35,789
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $11,989.52
 
$2,750.10
kr379,513

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pay 40.3% more for entertainment and sports

 
Pennsylvania
Iceland
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $4.22
 
$8.52
kr1,176
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.13
 
$4.15
kr573
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$9.01
 
$10.64
kr1,468

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pay 99.2% more for clothing

 
Pennsylvania
Iceland
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$41.52
 
$118.08
kr16,294
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$32.35
 
$50.39
kr6,954
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$73.62
 
$151.12
kr20,854

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