Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Stockholm 

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Cost of Living in Stockholm is 17.1% lower than in London (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Stockholm is 31.9% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Stockholm are 50.7% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Stockholm are 24.3% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Stockholm are 3.4% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Stockholm is 7.6% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Stockholm Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 £
(265.66 kr)
11.29 £
(150.00 kr)
     -43.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 £
(1,062.63 kr)
67.76 £
(900.00 kr)
     -15.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 £
(106.26 kr)
8.06 £
(107.00 kr)
     +0.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 £
(86.34 kr)
5.65 £
(75.00 kr)
     -13.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.50 £
(73.06 kr)
5.27 £
(70.00 kr)
     -4.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.64 £
(48.33 kr)
3.40 £
(45.15 kr)
     -6.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.98 £
(26.31 kr)
1.91 £
(25.39 kr)
     -3.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.52 £
(20.22 kr)
1.66 £
(22.10 kr)
     +9.3 %
Markets
London Edit Stockholm Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.00 £
(66.36 kr)
4.42 £
(58.68 kr)
     -11.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.45 £
(19.28 kr)
2.01 £
(26.70 kr)
     +38.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.94 £
(12.49 kr)
1.33 £
(17.72 kr)
     +41.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.16 £
(41.93 kr)
3.23 £
(42.85 kr)
     +2.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.40 £
(45.15 kr)
3.92 £
(52.04 kr)
     +15.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.44 £
(45.70 kr)
4.23 £
(56.21 kr)
     +23.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.67 £
(75.35 kr)
6.38 £
(84.72 kr)
     +12.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.19 £
(15.74 kr)
1.13 £
(15.05 kr)
     -4.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.62 £
(8.30 kr)
0.89 £
(11.77 kr)
     +41.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.20 £
(15.95 kr)
1.15 £
(15.22 kr)
     -4.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.54 £
(20.43 kr)
1.62 £
(21.50 kr)
     +5.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.59 £
(7.85 kr)
0.56 £
(7.49 kr)
     -4.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.55 £
(7.36 kr)
0.66 £
(8.72 kr)
     +18.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.01 £
(13.43 kr)
1.88 £
(25.04 kr)
     +86.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.31 £
(17.42 kr)
1.11 £
(14.71 kr)
     -15.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.75 £
(129.51 kr)
9.03 £
(120.00 kr)
     -7.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.04 £
(27.11 kr)
1.54 £
(20.39 kr)
     -24.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.46 £
(32.63 kr)
1.71 £
(22.67 kr)
     -30.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 £
(199.24 kr)
5.35 £
(71.00 kr)
     -64.4 %
Transportation
London Edit Stockholm Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(37.19 kr)
3.16 £
(42.00 kr)
     +12.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 £
(2,656.57 kr)
76.79 £
(1,020.00 kr)
     -61.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 £
(59.77 kr)
4.52 £
(60.00 kr)
     +0.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.13 £
(41.63 kr)
3.63 £
(48.28 kr)
     +16.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 £
(398.49 kr)
42.54 £
(565.00 kr)
     +41.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.75 £
(76.36 kr)
5.58 £
(74.11 kr)
     -2.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,035.00 £
(372,384.35 kr)
23,263.10 £
(309,000.00 kr)
     -17.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,862.14 £
(356,805.48 kr)
24,495.90 £
(325,375.00 kr)
     -8.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Stockholm Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 293.89 £
(3,903.73 kr)
134.52 £
(1,786.77 kr)
     -54.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 15.31 £
(203.35 kr)
20.25 £
(268.92 kr)
     +32.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.49 £
(405.00 kr)
23.23 £
(308.59 kr)
     -23.8 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Stockholm Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.68 £
(606.77 kr)
31.06 £
(412.52 kr)
     -32.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.51 £
(192.75 kr)
26.74 £
(355.20 kr)
     +84.3 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 £
(199.24 kr)
11.97 £
(159.00 kr)
     -20.2 %
Childcare
London Edit Stockholm Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,853.11 £
(24,614.60 kr)
111.04 £
(1,474.93 kr)
     -94.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,143.18 £
(267,558.61 kr)
5,671.55 £
(75,334.33 kr)
     -71.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Stockholm Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 82.97 £
(1,102.11 kr)
63.41 £
(842.28 kr)
     -23.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.31 £
(535.40 kr)
33.87 £
(449.96 kr)
     -16.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.95 £
(1,194.76 kr)
77.77 £
(1,033.05 kr)
     -13.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 101.73 £
(1,351.27 kr)
117.72 £
(1,563.59 kr)
     +15.7 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Stockholm Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,147.22 £
(28,521.20 kr)
1,242.06 £
(16,498.12 kr)
     -42.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,600.08 £
(21,253.63 kr)
751.95 £
(9,988.04 kr)
     -53.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,401.25 £
(58,461.09 kr)
2,057.61 £
(27,330.90 kr)
     -53.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,858.75 £
(37,972.31 kr)
1,377.72 £
(18,300.00 kr)
     -51.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Stockholm Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,257.91 £
(16,708.59 kr)
735.09 £
(9,764.03 kr)
     -41.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 739.22 £
(9,818.97 kr)
407.08 £
(5,407.22 kr)
     -44.9 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Stockholm Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,692.77 £
(49,050.43 kr)
2,705.11 £
(35,931.56 kr)
     -26.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.50 4.48      -18.7 %
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