Cost of living in Stockholm, Sweden

Summary of cost of living in Stockholm

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 42,610 kr
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 23,883 kr
  • Cost of living in Stockholm is more expensive than in 78% of cities in Western Europe (12 out of 49)
  • Cost of living in Stockholm is more expensive than in 83% of cities in the World (35 out of 198)

List of prices in Stockholm, Sweden. Current as of Mar 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 120 kr
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 83 kr
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 58 kr
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 14 kr
12 eggs, large 37 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 33 kr
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 55 kr
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 28 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 117 kr
2 liters of coca-cola 20 kr
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 12 kr
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 19,891 kr
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 14,481 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 1,074 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 13,791 kr
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 9,246 kr
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 705 kr
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 219 kr
40” flat screen tv 3,590 kr
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 990 kr
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 66 kr
Hourly rate for cleaning help 284 kr
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 943 kr
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 362 kr
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 1,018 kr
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 1,268 kr
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 220,014 kr
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 14 kr
Monthly ticket public transport 890 kr
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 204 kr
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 53 kr
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 93 kr
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 240 kr
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 39 kr
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 33 kr
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 35 kr
4 rolls of toilet paper 21 kr
Tube of toothpaste 21 kr
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 306 kr
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 430 kr
2 tickets to the movies 257 kr
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 946 kr
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 886 kr
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 139 kr
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 44 kr
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 66 kr
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 5,007 kr
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.99 kr
1 month of gym membership in business district 467 kr
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 65 kr
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 495 prices entered by 59 different people.
Latest price update: March 06, 2021

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Stockholm position in our World Ranking

the world
35th
out of 198
western europe
12th
out of 49

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

the world
5th
western europe
2nd
western europe
3rd
western europe
3rd

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