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) 71 kr
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 49 kr
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 11 kr
12 eggs, large 35 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 31 kr
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 57 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 23 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 99 kr
2 liters of Coca-Cola 21 kr
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 16 kr
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 18,150 kr
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 12,672 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 802 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 12,747 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 8,168 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 587 kr
Internet 8MB (1 month) 240 kr
40” flat screen TV 4,595 kr
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 1,333 kr
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 95 kr
Hourly rate for cleaning help 247 kr
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 876 kr
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 368 kr
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 992 kr
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 1,399 kr
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 244,561 kr
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 13 kr
Monthly ticket public transport 796 kr
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 225 kr
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 41 kr
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 107 kr
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 280 kr
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 45 kr
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 39 kr
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 34 kr
4 rolls of toilet paper 24 kr
Tube of toothpaste 22 kr
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 356 kr
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 450 kr
2 tickets to the movies 249 kr
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 837 kr
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 904 kr
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 128 kr
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 37 kr
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 60 kr
iPod nano 16GB 1,723 kr
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1.08 kr
1 month of gym membership in business district 475 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 1,930 prices entered by 242 different people.
Latest price update: July 28, 2016.

Stockholm position in our World Ranking

the world
38th
out of 267
western europe
15th
out of 65

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

western europe
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