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 32.1% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Stockholm are 50.9% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Stockholm are 24.1% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Stockholm are 3.6% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Stockholm is 2.4% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Stockholm Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.32 $
(20.00 £)
14.30 $
(150.00 kr)
     -43.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 101.30 $
(80.00 £)
85.78 $
(900.00 kr)
     -15.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.13 $
(8.00 £)
10.20 $
(107.00 kr)
     +0.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.23 $
(6.50 £)
7.15 $
(75.00 kr)
     -13.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.33 $
(5.00 £)
6.67 $
(70.00 kr)
     +5.4 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.63 $
(3.65 £)
4.28 $
(44.89 kr)
     -7.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.53 $
(2.00 £)
2.46 $
(25.77 kr)
     -3.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.93 $
(1.52 £)
2.11 $
(22.10 kr)
     +9.3 %
Markets
London Edit Stockholm Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.36 $
(5.02 £)
5.59 $
(58.69 kr)
     -12.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.79 $
(1.41 £)
2.54 $
(26.70 kr)
     +42.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.22 $
(0.96 £)
1.69 $
(17.72 kr)
     +38.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.02 $
(3.18 £)
4.08 $
(42.85 kr)
     +1.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.42 $
(3.49 £)
4.96 $
(52.04 kr)
     +12.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.39 $
(3.47 £)
5.36 $
(56.21 kr)
     +22.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.18 $
(5.67 £)
8.08 $
(84.73 kr)
     +12.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.51 $
(1.19 £)
1.43 $
(15.05 kr)
     -5.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.80 $
(0.63 £)
1.12 $
(11.77 kr)
     +40.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.52 $
(1.20 £)
1.45 $
(15.22 kr)
     -4.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.95 $
(1.54 £)
2.05 $
(21.50 kr)
     +5.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.74 $
(0.58 £)
0.71 $
(7.49 kr)
     -3.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.69 $
(0.54 £)
0.83 $
(8.72 kr)
     +20.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.28 $
(1.01 £)
2.39 $
(25.04 kr)
     +86.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.66 $
(1.31 £)
1.40 $
(14.71 kr)
     -15.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.03 $
(9.50 £)
11.44 $
(120.00 kr)
     -4.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.52 $
(1.99 £)
1.94 $
(20.39 kr)
     -22.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.11 $
(2.46 £)
2.16 $
(22.67 kr)
     -30.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 18.99 $
(15.00 £)
6.77 $
(71.00 kr)
     -64.4 %
Transportation
London Edit Stockholm Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.55 $
(2.80 £)
4.00 $
(42.00 kr)
     +12.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 253.24 $
(200.00 £)
97.22 $
(1,020.00 kr)
     -61.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.70 $
(4.50 £)
5.72 $
(60.00 kr)
     +0.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.97 $
(3.13 £)
4.60 $
(48.28 kr)
     +15.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 37.99 $
(30.00 £)
53.85 $
(565.00 kr)
     +41.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.28 $
(5.75 £)
7.06 $
(74.11 kr)
     -3.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,497.77 $
(28,035.00 £)
29,450.78 $
(309,000.00 kr)
     -17.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,012.70 $
(26,862.14 £)
31,011.48 $
(325,375.00 kr)
     -8.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Stockholm Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 372.13 $
(293.89 £)
170.31 $
(1,786.93 kr)
     -54.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 19.71 $
(15.56 £)
25.63 $
(268.92 kr)
     +30.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 38.79 $
(30.63 £)
29.41 $
(308.59 kr)
     -24.2 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Stockholm Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 57.64 $
(45.52 £)
39.32 $
(412.56 kr)
     -31.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.37 $
(14.51 £)
33.86 $
(355.26 kr)
     +84.3 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.99 $
(15.00 £)
15.15 $
(159.00 kr)
     -20.2 %
Childcare
London Edit Stockholm Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,346.40 $
(1,853.11 £)
140.58 $
(1,474.93 kr)
     -94.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 25,505.19 $
(20,143.18 £)
7,180.11 $
(75,334.33 kr)
     -71.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Stockholm Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 104.80 $
(82.77 £)
80.29 $
(842.37 kr)
     -23.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 51.04 $
(40.31 £)
42.89 $
(450.01 kr)
     -16.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 113.89 $
(89.95 £)
98.47 $
(1,033.14 kr)
     -13.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 130.92 $
(103.40 £)
149.03 $
(1,563.59 kr)
     +13.8 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Stockholm Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,718.80 $
(2,147.22 £)
1,572.43 $
(16,498.12 kr)
     -42.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,026.02 $
(1,600.08 £)
951.96 $
(9,988.04 kr)
     -53.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,622.21 $
(4,440.24 £)
2,605.26 $
(27,334.56 kr)
     -53.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,646.34 $
(2,879.76 £)
1,744.17 $
(18,300.00 kr)
     -52.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Stockholm Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,592.76 $
(1,257.91 £)
930.69 $
(9,764.87 kr)
     -41.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 955.60 $
(754.71 £)
515.36 $
(5,407.22 kr)
     -46.1 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Stockholm Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,856.62 $
(3,835.60 £)
3,376.66 $
(35,428.15 kr)
     -30.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.48 4.46      -18.7 %
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