Cost of living in Malmo, Sweden

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 106 kr
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 73 kr
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 45 kr
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 12 kr
12 eggs, large 31 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 22 kr
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 45 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 22 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 10 kr
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 16 kr
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 89 kr
2 liters of Coca-Cola 21 kr
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 16 kr
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 12,313 kr
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 8,378 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 949 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 6,616 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 4,547 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 650 kr
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 250 kr
40” flat screen TV 4,216 kr
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 1,289 kr
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 51 kr
Hourly rate for cleaning help 230 kr
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 814 kr
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 344 kr
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 962 kr
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 1,088 kr
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 204,630 kr
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 14 kr
Monthly ticket public transport 531 kr
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 149 kr
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 47 kr
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 101 kr
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 183 kr
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 38 kr
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 30 kr
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 38 kr
4 rolls of toilet paper 17 kr
Tube of toothpaste 18 kr
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 222 kr
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 405 kr
2 tickets to the movies 242 kr
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 865 kr
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 743 kr
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 124 kr
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 35 kr
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 67 kr
iPod nano 16GB 1,534 kr
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1.22 kr
1 month of gym membership in business district 307 kr
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 56 kr
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 269 prices entered by 28 different people.
Latest price update: August 17, 2017.

Malmo position in our World Ranking

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101st
out of 307
western europe
39th
out of 62

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