Cost of living in Stockholm, Sweden

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 103 kr
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 73 kr
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 54 kr
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 11 kr
12 eggs, large 32 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 30 kr
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 58 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 25 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 11 kr
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 16 kr
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 108 kr
2 liters of Coca-Cola 22 kr
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 16 kr
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 18,375 kr
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 11,805 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 858 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 12,954 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 7,726 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 566 kr
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 235 kr
40” flat screen TV 4,539 kr
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 1,305 kr
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 74 kr
Hourly rate for cleaning help 258 kr
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 968 kr
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 369 kr
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 953 kr
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 1,541 kr
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 225,190 kr
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 14 kr
Monthly ticket public transport 795 kr
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 242 kr
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 51 kr
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 96 kr
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 241 kr
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 45 kr
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 37 kr
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 32 kr
4 rolls of toilet paper 26 kr
Tube of toothpaste 20 kr
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 301 kr
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 407 kr
2 tickets to the movies 248 kr
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 903 kr
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 837 kr
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 131 kr
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 39 kr
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 60 kr
iPod nano 16GB 1,629 kr
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.96 kr
1 month of gym membership in business district 529 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 1,787 prices entered by 259 different people.
Latest price update: April 28, 2017.

Stockholm position in our World Ranking

the world
40th
out of 218
western europe
11th
out of 48

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

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3rd
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4th
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4th
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4th

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