Cost of Living Comparison Between Madrid and Stockholm 

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Consumer Prices in Stockholm are 27.1% higher than in Madrid (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Stockholm are 20.0% higher than in Madrid
Rent Prices in Stockholm are 7.0% higher than in Madrid
Restaurant Prices in Stockholm are 16.4% higher than in Madrid
Groceries Prices in Stockholm are 29.4% higher than in Madrid
Local Purchasing Power in Stockholm is 8.5% higher than in Madrid
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Restaurants
Madrid Edit Stockholm Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.00 €
(162.81 kr)
12.90 €
(150.00 kr)
     -7.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(697.74 kr)
77.39 €
(900.00 kr)
     +29.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 €
(104.66 kr)
9.20 €
(107.00 kr)
     +2.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.50 €
(40.70 kr)
6.45 €
(75.00 kr)
     +84.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 €
(40.70 kr)
6.11 €
(71.00 kr)
     +74.4 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.35 €
(27.38 kr)
3.86 €
(44.87 kr)
     +63.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.40 €
(27.90 kr)
2.07 €
(24.02 kr)
     -13.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.55 €
(18.01 kr)
1.83 €
(21.33 kr)
     +18.4 %
Markets
Madrid Edit Stockholm Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.04 €
(46.99 kr)
5.10 €
(59.28 kr)
     +26.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.32 €
(15.38 kr)
2.30 €
(26.78 kr)
     +74.1 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.64 €
(7.47 kr)
1.54 €
(17.95 kr)
     +140.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.78 €
(32.32 kr)
3.79 €
(44.12 kr)
     +36.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.86 €
(68.20 kr)
4.46 €
(51.91 kr)
     -23.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.42 €
(39.73 kr)
4.99 €
(58.01 kr)
     +46.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.16 €
(71.61 kr)
7.49 €
(87.06 kr)
     +21.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.01 €
(11.71 kr)
1.27 €
(14.82 kr)
     +26.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.80 €
(9.32 kr)
1.06 €
(12.34 kr)
     +32.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.81 €
(9.46 kr)
1.28 €
(14.91 kr)
     +57.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.04 €
(12.07 kr)
1.81 €
(21.10 kr)
     +74.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.62 €
(7.24 kr)
0.63 €
(7.28 kr)
     +0.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.67 €
(7.84 kr)
0.72 €
(8.41 kr)
     +7.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.19 €
(13.89 kr)
2.08 €
(24.18 kr)
     +74.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.86 €
(10.00 kr)
1.30 €
(15.08 kr)
     +50.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €
(69.77 kr)
10.32 €
(120.00 kr)
     +72.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.14 €
(13.31 kr)
1.71 €
(19.88 kr)
     +49.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.78 €
(20.65 kr)
1.97 €
(22.90 kr)
     +10.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.60 €
(65.12 kr)
6.11 €
(71.00 kr)
     +9.0 %
Transportation
Madrid Edit Stockholm Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 €
(17.44 kr)
3.61 €
(42.00 kr)
     +140.8 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 €
(465.16 kr)
87.71 €
(1,020.00 kr)
     +119.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €
(34.89 kr)
5.07 €
(59.00 kr)
     +69.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.93 €
(22.46 kr)
4.50 €
(52.30 kr)
     +132.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 22.00 €
(255.84 kr)
48.59 €
(565.00 kr)
     +120.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.21 €
(72.26 kr)
6.42 €
(74.67 kr)
     +3.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,182.50 €
(385,879.12 kr)
26,571.51 €
(309,000.00 kr)
     -19.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,043.06 €
(314,483.55 kr)
27,811.78 €
(323,423.08 kr)
     +2.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Madrid Edit Stockholm Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 134.31 €
(1,561.88 kr)
139.44 €
(1,621.56 kr)
     +3.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 14.16 €
(164.71 kr)
23.05 €
(268.04 kr)
     +62.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.13 €
(338.77 kr)
27.19 €
(316.21 kr)
     -6.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Madrid Edit Stockholm Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.72 €
(508.40 kr)
35.05 €
(407.61 kr)
     -19.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.63 €
(112.01 kr)
32.42 €
(377.06 kr)
     +236.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 €
(116.29 kr)
13.76 €
(160.00 kr)
     +37.6 %
Childcare
Madrid Edit Stockholm Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 488.60 €
(5,681.93 kr)
124.81 €
(1,451.41 kr)
     -74.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,115.00 €
(105,998.29 kr)
6,478.15 €
(75,334.33 kr)
     -28.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Madrid Edit Stockholm Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.35 €
(771.58 kr)
71.59 €
(832.57 kr)
     +7.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 27.94 €
(324.86 kr)
38.39 €
(446.45 kr)
     +37.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 74.71 €
(868.79 kr)
85.65 €
(996.02 kr)
     +14.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 82.71 €
(961.79 kr)
130.14 €
(1,513.42 kr)
     +57.4 %
Rent Per Month
Madrid Edit Stockholm Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,200.48 €
(13,960.38 kr)
1,443.51 €
(16,786.58 kr)
     +20.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 878.30 €
(10,213.75 kr)
883.87 €
(10,278.57 kr)
     +0.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,101.92 €
(24,443.25 kr)
2,274.84 €
(26,454.12 kr)
     +8.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,493.83 €
(17,371.74 kr)
1,463.25 €
(17,016.13 kr)
     -2.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
Madrid Edit Stockholm Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 405.40 €
(4,714.37 kr)
838.49 €
(9,750.78 kr)
     +106.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 237.42 €
(2,761.01 kr)
458.97 €
(5,337.37 kr)
     +93.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Madrid Edit Stockholm Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,372.06 €
(27,584.73 kr)
3,088.96 €
(35,921.55 kr)
     +30.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.55 4.56      +78.7 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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