Cost of living in Stockholm, Sweden

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 103 kr
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 72 kr
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 54 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 59 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 16 kr
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 102 kr
2 liters of Coca-Cola 22 kr
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 16 kr
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 17,684 kr
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 11,739 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 800 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 13,291 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 7,907 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 556 kr
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 227 kr
40” flat screen TV 4,611 kr
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 1,347 kr
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 77 kr
Hourly rate for cleaning help 255 kr
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 952 kr
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 348 kr
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 964 kr
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 1,544 kr
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 232,271 kr
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 14 kr
Monthly ticket public transport 793 kr
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 250 kr
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 52 kr
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 96 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.) 37 kr
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 31 kr
4 rolls of toilet paper 26 kr
Tube of toothpaste 20 kr
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 302 kr
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 416 kr
2 tickets to the movies 251 kr
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 901 kr
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 817 kr
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 132 kr
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 39 kr
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 60 kr
iPod nano 16GB 1,708 kr
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.83 kr
1 month of gym membership in business district 545 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 1,806 prices entered by 260 different people.
Latest price update: February 28, 2017.

Stockholm position in our World Ranking

the world
45th
out of 217
western europe
12th
out of 49

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

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2nd
western europe
3rd
western europe
3rd
western europe
3rd

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