Cost of living in Stockholm, Sweden

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 98 kr
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 72 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 30 kr
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 54 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 22 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 9 kr
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 14 kr
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 100 kr
2 liters of Coca-Cola 20 kr
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 13 kr
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 18,213 kr
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 12,644 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 793 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 12,663 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 7,625 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 626 kr
Internet 8MB (1 month) 252 kr
40” flat screen TV 4,280 kr
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 1,052 kr
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 80 kr
Hourly rate for cleaning help 249 kr
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 836 kr
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 374 kr
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 919 kr
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 1,264 kr
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 243,727 kr
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 14 kr
Monthly ticket public transport 817 kr
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 235 kr
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 53 kr
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 109 kr
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 280 kr
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 36 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 22 kr
Tube of toothpaste 20 kr
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 363 kr
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 441 kr
2 tickets to the movies 240 kr
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 810 kr
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 883 kr
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 121 kr
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 35 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) 1.55 kr
1 month of gym membership in business district 455 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 6,422 prices entered by 669 different people.
Latest price update: February 08, 2016.

Stockholm position in our World Ranking

the world
30th
out of 239
western europe
14th
out of 62

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

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4th
western europe
4th

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