Cost of living in Stockholm, Sweden

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 100 kr
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 73 kr
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 52 kr
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 11 kr
12 eggs, large 33 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 30 kr
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 60 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 26 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 11 kr
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 15 kr
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 101 kr
2 liters of Coca-Cola 22 kr
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 15 kr
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 17,856 kr
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 12,217 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 750 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 13,221 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 7,758 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 621 kr
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 235 kr
40” flat screen TV 4,598 kr
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 1,397 kr
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 64 kr
Hourly rate for cleaning help 255 kr
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 960 kr
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 365 kr
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 951 kr
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 1,454 kr
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 232,271 kr
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 13 kr
Monthly ticket public transport 801 kr
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 243 kr
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 54 kr
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 96 kr
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 250 kr
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 44 kr
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 39 kr
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 32 kr
4 rolls of toilet paper 25 kr
Tube of toothpaste 20 kr
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 350 kr
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 459 kr
2 tickets to the movies 253 kr
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 901 kr
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 796 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.) 60 kr
iPod nano 16GB 1,708 kr
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.89 kr
1 month of gym membership in business district 537 kr
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 58 kr
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,946 prices entered by 281 different people.
Latest price update: January 17, 2017.

Stockholm position in our World Ranking

the world
44th
out of 224
western europe
13th
out of 54

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

western europe
2nd
western europe
4th

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