Cost of living in Stockholm, Sweden

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 107 kr
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 72 kr
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 52 kr
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 11 kr
12 eggs, large 32 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 30 kr
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 54 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 25 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 99 kr
2 liters of Coca-Cola 22 kr
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 15 kr
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 17,951 kr
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 11,580 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 764 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 12,462 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 7,807 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 547 kr
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 242 kr
40” flat screen TV 4,372 kr
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 1,319 kr
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 68 kr
Hourly rate for cleaning help 281 kr
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 971 kr
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 357 kr
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 968 kr
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 1,386 kr
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 241,599 kr
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 13 kr
Monthly ticket public transport 800 kr
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 231 kr
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 44 kr
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 95 kr
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 228 kr
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 48 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 24 kr
Tube of toothpaste 20 kr
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 366 kr
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 464 kr
2 tickets to the movies 248 kr
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 921 kr
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 892 kr
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 131 kr
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 39 kr
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 61 kr
iPod nano 16GB 1,708 kr
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1.15 kr
1 month of gym membership in business district 501 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 1,894 prices entered by 266 different people.
Latest price update: December 05, 2016.

Stockholm position in our World Ranking

the world
48th
out of 237
western europe
15th
out of 56

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

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3rd
western europe
3rd
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4th
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4th

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