Cost of living in Stockholm, Sweden

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 108 kr
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 75 kr
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 50 kr
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 11 kr
12 eggs, large 32 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 31 kr
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 54 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 25 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 10 kr
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 17 kr
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 106 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 18,408 kr
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 13,936 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 914 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 13,987 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 9,882 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 864 kr
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 218 kr
40” flat screen TV 4,561 kr
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 1,170 kr
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 82 kr
Hourly rate for cleaning help 203 kr
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 920 kr
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 375 kr
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 947 kr
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 1,656 kr
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 218,344 kr
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 14 kr
Monthly ticket public transport 826 kr
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 244 kr
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 49 kr
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 101 kr
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 228 kr
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 35 kr
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 33 kr
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 33 kr
4 rolls of toilet paper 22 kr
Tube of toothpaste 18 kr
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 290 kr
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 377 kr
2 tickets to the movies 262 kr
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 843 kr
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 751 kr
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 134 kr
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 40 kr
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 62 kr
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 4,901 kr
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.95 kr
1 month of gym membership in business district 494 kr
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 59 kr
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,623 prices entered by 237 different people.
Latest price update: December 15, 2017.

Stockholm position in our World Ranking

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42nd
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western europe
14th
out of 67

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