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) 75 kr
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 54 kr
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 11 kr
12 eggs, large 39 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 32 kr
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 50 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 26 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 11 kr
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 17 kr
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 98 kr
2 liters of Coca-Cola 22 kr
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 21 kr
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 19,373 kr
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 13,805 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 1,327 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 12,685 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 8,899 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 784 kr
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 256 kr
40” flat screen TV 4,332 kr
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 1,330 kr
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 86 kr
Hourly rate for cleaning help 336 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) 366 kr
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 929 kr
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 1,339 kr
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 200,187 kr
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 15 kr
Monthly ticket public transport 854 kr
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 207 kr
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 50 kr
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 95 kr
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 239 kr
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 37 kr
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 38 kr
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 29 kr
4 rolls of toilet paper 25 kr
Tube of toothpaste 21 kr
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 350 kr
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 404 kr
2 tickets to the movies 259 kr
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 989 kr
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 768 kr
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 136 kr
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 38 kr
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 61 kr
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 4,563 kr
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.92 kr
1 month of gym membership in business district 418 kr
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 62 kr
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,529 prices entered by 260 different people.
Latest price update: November 16, 2018.

Stockholm position in our World Ranking

the world
52nd
out of 342
western europe
14th
out of 70

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

the world
4th
western europe
2nd
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2nd

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