Cost of Living Comparison Between Madrid and Stockholm 

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Cost of Living in Stockholm is 23.2% higher than in Madrid (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Stockholm is 14.9% higher than in Madrid
Rent Prices in Stockholm are 2.1% lower than in Madrid
Restaurant Prices in Stockholm are 18.6% higher than in Madrid
Groceries Prices in Stockholm are 20.7% higher than in Madrid
Local Purchasing Power in Stockholm is 20.5% higher than in Madrid
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Restaurants
Madrid Edit Stockholm Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(173.48 kr)
12.97 €
(150.00 kr)
     -13.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(693.93 kr)
86.46 €
(1,000.00 kr)
     +44.1 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 €
(115.65 kr)
9.51 €
(110.00 kr)
     -4.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.50 €
(40.48 kr)
6.83 €
(79.00 kr)
     +95.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 €
(46.26 kr)
6.05 €
(70.00 kr)
     +51.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.43 €
(28.13 kr)
3.85 €
(44.58 kr)
     +58.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.58 €
(29.89 kr)
2.28 €
(26.37 kr)
     -11.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.70 €
(19.70 kr)
1.91 €
(22.04 kr)
     +11.9 %
Markets
Madrid Edit Stockholm Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.06 €
(47.00 kr)
5.03 €
(58.13 kr)
     +23.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.40 €
(16.25 kr)
2.26 €
(26.15 kr)
     +60.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.69 €
(7.93 kr)
1.52 €
(17.63 kr)
     +122.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.82 €
(32.67 kr)
3.67 €
(42.46 kr)
     +30.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.49 €
(75.10 kr)
4.40 €
(50.86 kr)
     -32.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.61 €
(41.70 kr)
4.79 €
(55.40 kr)
     +32.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.59 €
(76.17 kr)
7.39 €
(85.48 kr)
     +12.2 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.06 €
(12.29 kr)
1.28 €
(14.76 kr)
     +20.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.85 €
(9.83 kr)
1.02 €
(11.79 kr)
     +19.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.92 €
(10.62 kr)
1.27 €
(14.73 kr)
     +38.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.01 €
(11.70 kr)
1.87 €
(21.60 kr)
     +84.5 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.74 €
(8.52 kr)
0.64 €
(7.44 kr)
     -12.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.72 €
(8.35 kr)
0.75 €
(8.73 kr)
     +4.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.20 €
(13.92 kr)
2.14 €
(24.77 kr)
     +78.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.87 €
(10.06 kr)
1.28 €
(14.86 kr)
     +47.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €
(69.39 kr)
10.38 €
(120.00 kr)
     +72.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.22 €
(14.09 kr)
1.74 €
(20.16 kr)
     +43.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.84 €
(21.31 kr)
1.94 €
(22.41 kr)
     +5.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.62 €
(65.06 kr)
6.14 €
(71.00 kr)
     +9.1 %
Transportation
Madrid Edit Stockholm Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 €
(17.35 kr)
3.63 €
(42.00 kr)
     +142.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 €
(578.27 kr)
88.19 €
(1,020.00 kr)
     +76.4 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 €
(40.48 kr)
5.10 €
(59.00 kr)
     +45.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.09 €
(24.20 kr)
3.48 €
(40.23 kr)
     +66.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 23.88 €
(276.13 kr)
48.85 €
(565.00 kr)
     +104.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.39 €
(73.86 kr)
6.40 €
(74.03 kr)
     +0.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,365.00 €
(385,882.20 kr)
26,717.44 €
(309,000.00 kr)
     -19.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,063.75 €
(324,570.70 kr)
28,133.29 €
(325,375.00 kr)
     +0.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Madrid Edit Stockholm Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 153.94 €
(1,780.34 kr)
156.64 €
(1,811.57 kr)
     +1.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 15.14 €
(175.05 kr)
22.93 €
(265.24 kr)
     +51.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.17 €
(372.02 kr)
26.94 €
(311.62 kr)
     -16.2 %
Sports And Leisure
Madrid Edit Stockholm Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.76 €
(506.14 kr)
35.96 €
(415.94 kr)
     -17.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.89 €
(149.04 kr)
30.83 €
(356.52 kr)
     +139.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 €
(115.65 kr)
13.75 €
(159.00 kr)
     +37.5 %
Childcare
Madrid Edit Stockholm Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 521.54 €
(6,031.84 kr)
126.31 €
(1,460.88 kr)
     -75.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,376.19 €
(108,440.13 kr)
6,513.72 €
(75,334.33 kr)
     -30.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Madrid Edit Stockholm Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 86.91 €
(1,005.11 kr)
71.77 €
(830.04 kr)
     -17.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.38 €
(409.14 kr)
38.77 €
(448.43 kr)
     +9.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.14 €
(1,019.41 kr)
88.95 €
(1,028.79 kr)
     +0.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 106.38 €
(1,230.33 kr)
135.19 €
(1,563.59 kr)
     +27.1 %
Rent Per Month
Madrid Edit Stockholm Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,342.06 €
(15,521.55 kr)
1,377.32 €
(15,929.34 kr)
     +2.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 973.33 €
(11,257.07 kr)
853.01 €
(9,865.50 kr)
     -12.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,289.40 €
(26,478.01 kr)
2,344.12 €
(27,110.91 kr)
     +2.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,627.78 €
(18,826.03 kr)
1,527.02 €
(17,660.71 kr)
     -6.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Madrid Edit Stockholm Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 517.70 €
(5,987.50 kr)
845.24 €
(9,775.64 kr)
     +63.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 312.52 €
(3,614.48 kr)
454.95 €
(5,261.70 kr)
     +45.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Madrid Edit Stockholm Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,240.76 €
(25,915.47 kr)
3,102.49 €
(35,881.78 kr)
     +38.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.37 4.43      +31.5 %
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