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 48 kr
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 10 kr
12 eggs, large 33 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 27 kr
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 48 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 23 kr
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes 9 kr
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 13 kr
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 100 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 17,055 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 741 kr
Internet 8MB (1 month) 273 kr
40” flat screen TV 4,333 kr
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt 943 kr
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 85 kr
Hourly rate for cleaning help 221 kr
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 858 kr
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) 379 kr
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) 966 kr
1 pair of leather business shoes 1,489 kr
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new 245,941 kr
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 14 kr
Monthly ticket public transport 790 kr
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) 200 kr
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) 63 kr
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 44 kr
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 47 kr
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 53 kr
4 rolls of toilet paper 20 kr
Tube of toothpaste 22 kr
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 377 kr
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 321 kr
2 tickets to the movies 221 kr
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 741 kr
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert 827 kr
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 115 kr
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 37 kr
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 58 kr
iPod nano 16GB 2,595 kr
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 2.73 kr
1 month of gym membership in business district 423 kr
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 60 kr
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 5,014 prices entered by 506 different people.
Latest price update: May 05, 2015.

Stockholm position in our World Ranking

the world
28th
out of 190
western europe
8th
out of 50

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

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

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