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) 70 kr
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 51 kr
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 10 kr
12 eggs, large 34 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 32 kr
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 64 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 23 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 10 kr
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 16 kr
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 100 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 17,791 kr
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 12,481 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 799 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 13,172 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 8,234 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 740 kr
Internet 8MB (1 month) 243 kr
40” flat screen TV 4,559 kr
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 1,332 kr
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 80 kr
Hourly rate for cleaning help 258 kr
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 829 kr
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 410 kr
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 992 kr
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 1,337 kr
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 259,427 kr
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 13 kr
Monthly ticket public transport 799 kr
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 237 kr
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 55 kr
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 100 kr
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 233 kr
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 37 kr
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 39 kr
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 35 kr
4 rolls of toilet paper 23 kr
Tube of toothpaste 20 kr
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 361 kr
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 448 kr
2 tickets to the movies 248 kr
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 856 kr
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 868 kr
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 127 kr
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 37 kr
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 59 kr
iPod nano 16GB 2,190 kr
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1.11 kr
1 month of gym membership in business district 500 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 1,757 prices entered by 220 different people.
Latest price update: May 06, 2016.

Stockholm position in our World Ranking

the world
24th
out of 271
western europe
12th
out of 69

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

the world
5th
western europe
2nd
western europe
3rd
western europe
4th

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