Cost of living in Stockholm, Sweden

Currency:
Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district 98 kr
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 70 kr
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 50 kr
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 10 kr
12 eggs, large 33 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 28 kr
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 54 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 24 kr
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes 9 kr
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 14 kr
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 98 kr
2 liters of Coca-Cola 20 kr
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 13 kr
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 16,979 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 722 kr
Internet 8MB (1 month) 272 kr
40” flat screen TV 4,424 kr
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt 989 kr
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 83 kr
Hourly rate for cleaning help 218 kr
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 841 kr
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) 376 kr
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) 935 kr
1 pair of leather business shoes 1,452 kr
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new 253,257 kr
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 14 kr
Monthly ticket public transport 785 kr
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) 202 kr
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) 63 kr
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 43 kr
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 47 kr
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 60 kr
4 rolls of toilet paper 20 kr
Tube of toothpaste 21 kr
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 356 kr
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 343 kr
2 tickets to the movies 220 kr
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 635 kr
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert 838 kr
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 119 kr
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 37 kr
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 59 kr
iPod nano 16GB 3,007 kr
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 2.73 kr
1 month of gym membership in business district 457 kr
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 61 kr
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 5,164 prices entered by 520 different people.
Latest price update: May 27, 2015.

Stockholm position in our World Ranking

the world
25th
out of 189
western europe
7th
out of 50

Cheapest and most expensive products in Stockholm compared to other cities:

the world
3rd
the world
4th
the world
4th
the world
5th
western europe
1st
western europe
2nd

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