Cost of living in Stockholm, Sweden

Currency:
Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district 101 kr
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 69 kr
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 52 kr
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 10 kr
12 eggs, large 35 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 29 kr
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 57 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 23 kr
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes 10 kr
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 15 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 17,517 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 652 kr
Internet 8MB (1 month) 259 kr
40” flat screen TV 5,394 kr
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt 1,072 kr
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 83 kr
Hourly rate for cleaning help 227 kr
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 835 kr
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) 363 kr
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) 948 kr
1 pair of leather business shoes 1,244 kr
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new 247,693 kr
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 14 kr
Monthly ticket public transport 778 kr
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) 213 kr
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) 55 kr
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 43 kr
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 43 kr
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 33 kr
4 rolls of toilet paper 20 kr
Tube of toothpaste 19 kr
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 395 kr
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 386 kr
2 tickets to the movies 235 kr
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 735 kr
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert 836 kr
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 120 kr
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 35 kr
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 59 kr
iPod nano 16GB 1,738 kr
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 3.17 kr
1 month of gym membership in business district 451 kr
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 62 kr
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 5,528 prices entered by 567 different people.
Latest price update: September 02, 2015.

Stockholm position in our World Ranking

the world
29th
out of 194
western europe
10th
out of 50

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

the world
4th
western europe
3rd
western europe
4th
western europe
4th
western europe
4th
western europe
4th

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