Cost of living in Stockholm, Sweden

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 101 kr
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 72 kr
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 47 kr
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 11 kr
12 eggs, large 33 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 30 kr
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 56 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 24 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 100 kr
2 liters of Coca-Cola 22 kr
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 14 kr
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 18,346 kr
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 12,250 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 814 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 12,301 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 7,840 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 557 kr
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 244 kr
40” flat screen TV 4,252 kr
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 1,262 kr
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 78 kr
Hourly rate for cleaning help 265 kr
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 847 kr
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 355 kr
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 980 kr
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 1,384 kr
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 239,611 kr
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 13 kr
Monthly ticket public transport 802 kr
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 230 kr
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 44 kr
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 93 kr
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 279 kr
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 44 kr
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 39 kr
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 36 kr
4 rolls of toilet paper 24 kr
Tube of toothpaste 20 kr
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 360 kr
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 449 kr
2 tickets to the movies 250 kr
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 909 kr
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 962 kr
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 128 kr
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 39 kr
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 59 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 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 1,972 prices entered by 262 different people.
Latest price update: September 25, 2016.

Stockholm position in our World Ranking

the world
38th
out of 259
western europe
14th
out of 62

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

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3rd
western europe
4th
western europe
4th

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