Cost of Living Comparison Between Amsterdam and Stockholm 

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Consumer Prices in Stockholm are 2.7% higher than in Amsterdam (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Stockholm are 8.1% lower than in Amsterdam
Rent Prices in Stockholm are 25.0% lower than in Amsterdam
Restaurant Prices in Stockholm are 7.1% lower than in Amsterdam
Groceries Prices in Stockholm are 12.8% higher than in Amsterdam
Local Purchasing Power in Stockholm is 10.1% lower than in Amsterdam
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Restaurants
Amsterdam Edit Stockholm Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.75 €
(175.39 kr)
11.67 €
(130.00 kr)
     -25.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 €
(779.49 kr)
71.84 €
(800.00 kr)
     +2.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 €
(111.36 kr)
8.08 €
(90.00 kr)
     -19.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 €
(55.68 kr)
6.74 €
(75.00 kr)
     +34.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 €
(50.11 kr)
6.29 €
(70.00 kr)
     +39.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.20 €
(35.64 kr)
3.69 €
(41.08 kr)
     +15.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.46 €
(27.40 kr)
2.12 €
(23.59 kr)
     -13.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.25 €
(25.08 kr)
1.96 €
(21.79 kr)
     -13.1 %
Markets
Amsterdam Edit Stockholm Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.30 €
(47.84 kr)
5.25 €
(58.44 kr)
     +22.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.47 €
(16.34 kr)
2.38 €
(26.52 kr)
     +62.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.91 €
(10.14 kr)
1.23 €
(13.64 kr)
     +34.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.55 €
(39.50 kr)
3.65 €
(40.63 kr)
     +2.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.62 €
(62.53 kr)
4.30 €
(47.87 kr)
     -23.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.46 €
(49.68 kr)
5.04 €
(56.15 kr)
     +13.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.93 €
(88.30 kr)
8.00 €
(89.10 kr)
     +0.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.01 €
(11.22 kr)
1.28 €
(14.28 kr)
     +27.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.75 €
(8.38 kr)
1.12 €
(12.43 kr)
     +48.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.75 €
(8.33 kr)
1.13 €
(12.62 kr)
     +51.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.31 €
(14.60 kr)
1.73 €
(19.30 kr)
     +32.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.69 €
(7.70 kr)
0.60 €
(6.71 kr)
     -12.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.49 €
(5.51 kr)
0.58 €
(6.51 kr)
     +18.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.07 €
(11.93 kr)
2.22 €
(24.69 kr)
     +107.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.80 €
(8.95 kr)
1.40 €
(15.59 kr)
     +74.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €
(66.81 kr)
10.78 €
(120.00 kr)
     +79.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.41 €
(15.71 kr)
1.88 €
(20.92 kr)
     +33.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.56 €
(17.41 kr)
2.20 €
(24.48 kr)
     +40.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.20 €
(91.31 kr)
6.29 €
(70.00 kr)
     -23.3 %
Transportation
Amsterdam Edit Stockholm Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.20 €
(35.63 kr)
3.50 €
(39.00 kr)
     +9.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 89.00 €
(991.07 kr)
87.11 €
(970.00 kr)
     -2.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 €
(50.05 kr)
4.94 €
(55.00 kr)
     +9.9 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.86 €
(43.01 kr)
4.19 €
(46.67 kr)
     +8.5 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 €
(389.75 kr)
46.92 €
(522.50 kr)
     +34.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.50 €
(83.49 kr)
7.40 €
(82.40 kr)
     -1.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,349.50 €
(293,418.00 kr)
26,940.58 €
(300,000.00 kr)
     +2.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,543.00 €
(328,979.60 kr)
26,939.45 €
(299,987.50 kr)
     -8.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Amsterdam Edit Stockholm Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 230.30 €
(2,564.52 kr)
113.55 €
(1,264.49 kr)
     -50.7 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 €
(0.77 kr)
0.13 €
(1.43 kr)
     +86.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 43.43 €
(483.59 kr)
30.96 €
(344.72 kr)
     -28.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Amsterdam Edit Stockholm Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.60 €
(407.58 kr)
40.87 €
(455.12 kr)
     +11.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.24 €
(214.25 kr)
31.90 €
(355.26 kr)
     +65.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 €
(144.76 kr)
13.47 €
(150.00 kr)
     +3.6 %
Childcare
Amsterdam Edit Stockholm Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,581.93 €
(17,615.79 kr)
126.05 €
(1,403.70 kr)
     -92.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,058.10 €
(123,138.74 kr)
7,857.67 €
(87,500.00 kr)
     -28.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Amsterdam Edit Stockholm Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 70.36 €
(783.50 kr)
78.72 €
(876.64 kr)
     +11.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.06 €
(323.56 kr)
37.39 €
(416.38 kr)
     +28.7 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.27 €
(938.44 kr)
91.40 €
(1,017.76 kr)
     +8.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 105.44 €
(1,174.19 kr)
123.82 €
(1,378.77 kr)
     +17.4 %
Rent Per Month
Amsterdam Edit Stockholm Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,608.85 €
(17,915.59 kr)
1,339.02 €
(14,910.77 kr)
     -16.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,439.93 €
(16,034.51 kr)
961.91 €
(10,711.43 kr)
     -33.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,755.02 €
(30,678.88 kr)
2,091.02 €
(23,284.84 kr)
     -24.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,047.01 €
(22,794.67 kr)
1,489.66 €
(16,588.24 kr)
     -27.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Amsterdam Edit Stockholm Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 751.63 €
(8,369.87 kr)
938.25 €
(10,447.95 kr)
     +24.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 497.90 €
(5,544.45 kr)
580.87 €
(6,468.38 kr)
     +16.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Amsterdam Edit Stockholm Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,532.79 €
(39,339.82 kr)
2,918.90 €
(32,503.78 kr)
     -17.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.83 3.25      +14.7 %
Last update: March 2023March 2023
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