Cost of living in Stockholm, 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) 75 kr
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 53 kr
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 11 kr
12 eggs, large 31 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 29 kr
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 52 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 24 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 102 kr
2 liters of Coca-Cola 22 kr
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 15 kr
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 18,340 kr
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 13,706 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 13,944 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 9,847 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 684 kr
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 189 kr
40” flat screen TV 4,377 kr
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 1,152 kr
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 61 kr
Hourly rate for cleaning help 231 kr
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 926 kr
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 397 kr
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 963 kr
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 1,605 kr
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 220,925 kr
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 14 kr
Monthly ticket public transport 824 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) 52 kr
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 101 kr
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 254 kr
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 35 kr
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 35 kr
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 35 kr
4 rolls of toilet paper 24 kr
Tube of toothpaste 18 kr
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 309 kr
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 401 kr
2 tickets to the movies 258 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 688 kr
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 135 kr
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 41 kr
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 61 kr
iPad Air 2, 64GB 5,111 kr
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.95 kr
1 month of gym membership in business district 519 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 1,650 prices entered by 229 different people.
Latest price update: October 18, 2017.

Stockholm position in our World Ranking

the world
34th
out of 320
western europe
11th
out of 61

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

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5th
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4th
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4th

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