Cost of Living Comparison Between Madrid and Stockholm 

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Consumer Prices in Stockholm are 30.1% higher than in Madrid (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Stockholm are 22.5% higher than in Madrid
Rent Prices in Stockholm are 8.6% higher than in Madrid
Restaurant Prices in Stockholm are 15.9% higher than in Madrid
Groceries Prices in Stockholm are 34.8% higher than in Madrid
Local Purchasing Power in Stockholm is 15.3% higher than in Madrid
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Restaurants
Madrid Edit Stockholm Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.00 €
(157.84 kr)
13.30 €
(150.00 kr)
     -5.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(676.44 kr)
74.95 €
(845.00 kr)
     +24.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 €
(101.47 kr)
8.87 €
(100.00 kr)
     -1.4 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.50 €
(39.46 kr)
6.65 €
(75.00 kr)
     +90.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 €
(45.10 kr)
6.30 €
(71.00 kr)
     +57.4 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.37 €
(26.68 kr)
4.01 €
(45.25 kr)
     +69.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.48 €
(28.00 kr)
2.20 €
(24.78 kr)
     -11.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.58 €
(17.78 kr)
1.95 €
(21.97 kr)
     +23.6 %
Markets
Madrid Edit Stockholm Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.05 €
(45.67 kr)
5.21 €
(58.76 kr)
     +28.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.38 €
(15.53 kr)
2.43 €
(27.40 kr)
     +76.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.65 €
(7.33 kr)
1.58 €
(17.79 kr)
     +142.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.81 €
(31.73 kr)
3.92 €
(44.18 kr)
     +39.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.04 €
(68.10 kr)
4.61 €
(52.00 kr)
     -23.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.38 €
(38.08 kr)
5.19 €
(58.53 kr)
     +53.7 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.29 €
(70.90 kr)
8.12 €
(91.54 kr)
     +29.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.02 €
(11.46 kr)
1.36 €
(15.29 kr)
     +33.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.81 €
(9.14 kr)
1.12 €
(12.62 kr)
     +38.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.76 €
(8.61 kr)
1.35 €
(15.28 kr)
     +77.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.05 €
(11.80 kr)
1.91 €
(21.55 kr)
     +82.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.61 €
(6.87 kr)
0.65 €
(7.28 kr)
     +6.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.67 €
(7.54 kr)
0.76 €
(8.53 kr)
     +13.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.20 €
(13.55 kr)
2.21 €
(24.96 kr)
     +84.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.87 €
(9.77 kr)
1.33 €
(14.99 kr)
     +53.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €
(67.64 kr)
10.64 €
(120.00 kr)
     +77.4 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.17 €
(13.15 kr)
1.78 €
(20.09 kr)
     +52.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.74 €
(19.61 kr)
2.03 €
(22.90 kr)
     +16.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.50 €
(62.01 kr)
6.30 €
(71.00 kr)
     +14.5 %
Transportation
Madrid Edit Stockholm Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 €
(16.91 kr)
3.73 €
(42.00 kr)
     +148.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 €
(450.96 kr)
90.47 €
(1,020.00 kr)
     +126.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €
(33.82 kr)
5.23 €
(59.00 kr)
     +74.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.93 €
(21.77 kr)
4.64 €
(52.30 kr)
     +140.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 22.00 €
(248.03 kr)
48.12 €
(542.50 kr)
     +118.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.17 €
(69.59 kr)
6.65 €
(74.97 kr)
     +7.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,000.00 €
(360,767.70 kr)
27,408.22 €
(309,000.00 kr)
     -14.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,131.94 €
(294,611.30 kr)
28,491.09 €
(321,208.33 kr)
     +9.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Madrid Edit Stockholm Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 132.45 €
(1,493.27 kr)
143.64 €
(1,619.35 kr)
     +8.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 16.26 €
(183.27 kr)
23.43 €
(264.19 kr)
     +44.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.55 €
(333.12 kr)
27.78 €
(313.14 kr)
     -6.0 %
Sports And Leisure
Madrid Edit Stockholm Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.97 €
(507.02 kr)
36.62 €
(412.80 kr)
     -18.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.25 €
(115.54 kr)
32.79 €
(369.71 kr)
     +220.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 €
(112.74 kr)
14.19 €
(160.00 kr)
     +41.9 %
Childcare
Madrid Edit Stockholm Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 489.60 €
(5,519.75 kr)
127.96 €
(1,442.59 kr)
     -73.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,815.79 €
(99,389.13 kr)
7,229.09 €
(81,500.75 kr)
     -18.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
Madrid Edit Stockholm Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 68.40 €
(771.14 kr)
71.67 €
(807.97 kr)
     +4.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.66 €
(323.13 kr)
39.54 €
(445.75 kr)
     +37.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.60 €
(863.62 kr)
88.09 €
(993.13 kr)
     +15.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 83.77 €
(944.38 kr)
130.74 €
(1,473.96 kr)
     +56.1 %
Rent Per Month
Madrid Edit Stockholm Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,211.96 €
(13,663.59 kr)
1,442.17 €
(16,259.03 kr)
     +19.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 885.00 €
(9,977.48 kr)
946.54 €
(10,671.31 kr)
     +7.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,147.87 €
(24,215.09 kr)
2,298.32 €
(25,911.20 kr)
     +7.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,477.67 €
(16,659.20 kr)
1,528.68 €
(17,234.38 kr)
     +3.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
Madrid Edit Stockholm Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 414.16 €
(4,669.19 kr)
865.72 €
(9,760.09 kr)
     +109.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 241.58 €
(2,723.56 kr)
482.85 €
(5,443.63 kr)
     +99.9 %
Salaries And Financing
Madrid Edit Stockholm Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,171.46 €
(24,480.99 kr)
3,068.07 €
(34,589.37 kr)
     +41.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.65 4.54      +71.2 %
Last update: March 2024March 2024
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