Iceland is 23.7% more expensive than Texas.

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

pay 30.0% more for restaurants

 
Texas
Iceland
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $15.50
 
$17.84
kr2,458
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$8.51
 
$14.27
kr1,966
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.13
 
$2.32
kr319

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pay 6.6% more for groceries

 
Texas
Iceland
Bread
1 loaf
$2.81
 
$3.42
kr472
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.28
 
$5.98
kr824
Milk (1 gallon) $3.60
 
$5.33
kr734

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pay 77.4% more for transportation

 
Texas
Iceland
Gasoline (1 gallon) $2.90
 
$8.03
kr1,107
Monthly public transit pass $56.21
 
$77.40
kr10,665
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $23,909.84
 
$29,836.83
kr4,111,515

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pay 9.7% less for housing

 
Texas
Iceland
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$71.26
 
$62.40
kr8,599
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,311.15
 
$1,437.14
kr198,038
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,059.56
 
$1,215.63
kr167,513

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pay 74.8% less for childcare

 
Texas
Iceland
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $969.04
 
$259.34
kr35,738
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $11,614.33
 
$2,750.10
kr378,963

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pay 42.2% more for entertainment and sports

 
Texas
Iceland
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $4.69
 
$8.52
kr1,174
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.35
 
$4.15
kr572
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$7.40
 
$10.64
kr1,466

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pay 94.3% more for clothing

 
Texas
Iceland
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$43.97
 
$118.08
kr16,271
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$33.07
 
$50.39
kr6,944
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$75.10
 
$151.12
kr20,824

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