Cost of living in Stockholm, Sweden

Summary of cost of living in Stockholm

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 52,335 kr
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 29,270 kr
  • Cost of living in Stockholm is more expensive than in 79% of cities in Western Europe (14 out of 63)
  • Cost of living in Stockholm is more expensive than in 77% of cities in the World (38 out of 164)
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List of prices in Stockholm
Current as of Jul 2024.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 144 kr
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 101 kr
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 79 kr
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 15 kr
12 eggs, large 47 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 39 kr
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 60 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 30 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 16 kr
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 20 kr
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 119 kr
2 liters of coca-cola 26 kr
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 18 kr
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 25,279 kr
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 17,280 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 1,337 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 15,775 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 10,834 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 417 kr
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 298 kr
40” flat screen tv 4,062 kr
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 986 kr
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 96 kr
Hourly rate for cleaning help 258 kr
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 822 kr
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 429 kr
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 1,000 kr
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 1,512 kr
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 354,216 kr
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 19 kr
Monthly ticket public transport 975 kr
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 321 kr
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 78 kr
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 102 kr
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 249 kr
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 36 kr
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 36 kr
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 35 kr
4 rolls of toilet paper 28 kr
Tube of toothpaste 18 kr
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 337 kr
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 443 kr
2 tickets to the movies 321 kr
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 1,090 kr
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 917 kr
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 144 kr
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 44 kr
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 74 kr
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 6,104 kr
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1.86 kr
1 month of gym membership in business district 514 kr
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 69 kr
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 353 prices entered by 56 different people.
Latest price update: July 18, 2024

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Stockholm position in our World Ranking

the world
38th
out of 164
western europe
14th
out of 63

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