No. 30 Most Expensive City: Gothenburg, Sweden

Quick lunch: $15.80
Beer at a bar: $8.64
Kilogram of rice: $3.50
Dozen eggs: $4
Movie theater ticket: $15.30

Sweden's second-largest city, Gothenburg has been growing because of immigration and more births, show data from Statistics Sweden: The population as of Dec. 31 was 513,751. An increasingly popular cultural hub, Gothenburg has museums, universities, and Michelin-rated restaurants and is known for its seafood, including north Atlantic fish and shellfish. The Avenyn shopping district includes 200 high-end retailers and department stores, according to Photograph by Mikael Tigerström/Getty Images

Source: Price data on all slides in USD, provided by ECA International
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