Cost of living in Stockholm, Sweden

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 112 kr
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 74 kr
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 53 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 51 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 26 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 96 kr
2 liters of Coca-Cola 21 kr
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 20 kr
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 19,432 kr
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 13,840 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 1,055 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 12,704 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 8,794 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 724 kr
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 252 kr
40” flat screen TV 4,452 kr
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 1,308 kr
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 80 kr
Hourly rate for cleaning help 303 kr
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 933 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) 942 kr
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 1,370 kr
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 202,024 kr
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 14 kr
Monthly ticket public transport 846 kr
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 205 kr
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 55 kr
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 95 kr
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 251 kr
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 38 kr
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 37 kr
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 37 kr
4 rolls of toilet paper 24 kr
Tube of toothpaste 23 kr
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 310 kr
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 382 kr
2 tickets to the movies 259 kr
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 990 kr
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 742 kr
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 139 kr
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 38 kr
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 61 kr
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 4,616 kr
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.92 kr
1 month of gym membership in business district 431 kr
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 63 kr
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,424 prices entered by 240 different people.
Latest price update: July 15, 2018.

Stockholm position in our World Ranking

the world
52nd
out of 349
western europe
16th
out of 73

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

the world
4th
western europe
2nd
western europe
3rd

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