Cost of Living Comparison Between Amsterdam and Stockholm 

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Consumer Prices in Stockholm are 1.3% higher than in Amsterdam (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Stockholm are 10.6% lower than in Amsterdam
Rent Prices in Stockholm are 29.1% lower than in Amsterdam
Restaurant Prices in Stockholm are 14.4% lower than in Amsterdam
Groceries Prices in Stockholm are 15.6% higher than in Amsterdam
Local Purchasing Power in Stockholm is 1.3% lower than in Amsterdam
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Restaurants
Amsterdam Edit Stockholm Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 19.24 €
(215.29 kr)
13.41 €
(150.00 kr)
     -30.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 82.50 €
(923.15 kr)
79.98 €
(895.00 kr)
     -3.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 €
(134.28 kr)
9.25 €
(103.50 kr)
     -22.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.10 €
(68.26 kr)
6.70 €
(75.00 kr)
     +9.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.50 €
(61.54 kr)
6.26 €
(70.00 kr)
     +13.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.88 €
(43.41 kr)
3.99 €
(44.63 kr)
     +2.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.92 €
(32.69 kr)
2.17 €
(24.30 kr)
     -25.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.50 €
(27.97 kr)
1.98 €
(22.21 kr)
     -20.6 %
Markets
Amsterdam Edit Stockholm Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.61 €
(51.59 kr)
5.32 €
(59.57 kr)
     +15.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.61 €
(18.06 kr)
2.39 €
(26.78 kr)
     +48.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.18 €
(13.20 kr)
1.59 €
(17.79 kr)
     +34.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.00 €
(44.77 kr)
3.93 €
(44.02 kr)
     -1.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.46 €
(61.14 kr)
4.65 €
(52.00 kr)
     -15.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.46 €
(61.08 kr)
5.20 €
(58.23 kr)
     -4.7 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.23 €
(69.77 kr)
8.18 €
(91.51 kr)
     +31.2 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.82 €
(9.19 kr)
1.34 €
(14.98 kr)
     +63.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.90 €
(10.04 kr)
1.13 €
(12.62 kr)
     +25.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.82 €
(9.15 kr)
1.34 €
(14.95 kr)
     +63.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.37 €
(15.35 kr)
1.93 €
(21.54 kr)
     +40.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.76 €
(8.49 kr)
0.65 €
(7.28 kr)
     -14.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.73 €
(8.21 kr)
0.76 €
(8.53 kr)
     +3.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.10 €
(12.32 kr)
2.23 €
(24.96 kr)
     +102.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.70 €
(7.87 kr)
1.34 €
(14.99 kr)
     +90.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €
(67.14 kr)
10.72 €
(120.00 kr)
     +78.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.25 €
(14.04 kr)
1.79 €
(20.02 kr)
     +42.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.14 €
(23.91 kr)
2.02 €
(22.64 kr)
     -5.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.50 €
(106.30 kr)
6.35 €
(71.00 kr)
     -33.2 %
Transportation
Amsterdam Edit Stockholm Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.40 €
(38.05 kr)
3.75 €
(42.00 kr)
     +10.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 81.45 €
(911.40 kr)
91.16 €
(1,020.00 kr)
     +11.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 €
(44.76 kr)
5.27 €
(59.00 kr)
     +31.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.86 €
(43.22 kr)
4.67 €
(52.30 kr)
     +21.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.90 €
(345.76 kr)
50.49 €
(565.00 kr)
     +63.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.30 €
(81.73 kr)
6.68 €
(74.69 kr)
     -8.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 €
(313,312.46 kr)
27,614.61 €
(309,000.00 kr)
     -1.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,160.38 €
(359,866.05 kr)
28,705.64 €
(321,208.33 kr)
     -10.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Amsterdam Edit Stockholm Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 225.17 €
(2,519.61 kr)
139.74 €
(1,563.61 kr)
     -37.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 20.93 €
(234.23 kr)
23.61 €
(264.19 kr)
     +12.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 43.98 €
(492.10 kr)
27.51 €
(307.88 kr)
     -37.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Amsterdam Edit Stockholm Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 53.90 €
(603.09 kr)
36.86 €
(412.48 kr)
     -31.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.10 €
(202.49 kr)
33.50 €
(374.82 kr)
     +85.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 €
(156.66 kr)
14.30 €
(160.00 kr)
     +2.1 %
Childcare
Amsterdam Edit Stockholm Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,802.42 €
(20,168.61 kr)
127.96 €
(1,431.89 kr)
     -92.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,426.36 €
(116,668.20 kr)
7,283.53 €
(81,500.75 kr)
     -30.1 %
Clothing And Shoes
Amsterdam Edit Stockholm Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 72.30 €
(808.98 kr)
75.34 €
(843.00 kr)
     +4.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.77 €
(333.10 kr)
39.82 €
(445.59 kr)
     +33.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.82 €
(893.15 kr)
89.85 €
(1,005.38 kr)
     +12.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 93.83 €
(1,049.97 kr)
131.72 €
(1,473.96 kr)
     +40.4 %
Rent Per Month
Amsterdam Edit Stockholm Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,859.85 €
(20,811.23 kr)
1,425.73 €
(15,953.57 kr)
     -23.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,544.19 €
(17,279.03 kr)
961.21 €
(10,755.73 kr)
     -37.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,025.86 €
(33,858.53 kr)
2,272.23 €
(25,425.60 kr)
     -24.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,311.90 €
(25,869.59 kr)
1,540.20 €
(17,234.38 kr)
     -33.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Amsterdam Edit Stockholm Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 782.21 €
(8,752.75 kr)
871.96 €
(9,757.03 kr)
     +11.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 505.23 €
(5,653.41 kr)
485.15 €
(5,428.66 kr)
     -4.0 %
Salaries And Financing
Amsterdam Edit Stockholm Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,470.42 €
(38,833.11 kr)
3,061.20 €
(34,254.00 kr)
     -11.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.93 4.54      +15.4 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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