Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Stockholm 

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Cost of Living in Stockholm is 18.5% lower than in London (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Stockholm is 34.0% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Stockholm are 53.4% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Stockholm are 26.8% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Stockholm are 3.2% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Stockholm is 12.7% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Stockholm Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 £
(270.98 kr)
11.07 £
(150.00 kr)
     -44.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 £
(1,083.94 kr)
65.69 £
(890.00 kr)
     -17.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 £
(108.39 kr)
7.64 £
(103.50 kr)
     -4.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 £
(88.07 kr)
5.54 £
(75.00 kr)
     -14.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.75 £
(77.91 kr)
5.17 £
(70.00 kr)
     -10.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.62 £
(49.05 kr)
3.29 £
(44.62 kr)
     -9.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.05 £
(27.76 kr)
1.87 £
(25.33 kr)
     -8.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.63 £
(22.07 kr)
1.61 £
(21.84 kr)
     -1.0 %
Markets
London Edit Stockholm Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.96 £
(67.17 kr)
4.39 £
(59.49 kr)
     -11.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.41 £
(19.05 kr)
1.97 £
(26.74 kr)
     +40.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.92 £
(12.49 kr)
1.31 £
(17.75 kr)
     +42.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.15 £
(42.64 kr)
3.22 £
(43.61 kr)
     +2.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.41 £
(46.17 kr)
3.79 £
(51.31 kr)
     +11.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.39 £
(45.92 kr)
4.18 £
(56.68 kr)
     +23.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.52 £
(74.73 kr)
6.39 £
(86.55 kr)
     +15.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.17 £
(15.79 kr)
1.11 £
(15.09 kr)
     -4.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.59 £
(8.06 kr)
0.88 £
(11.90 kr)
     +47.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.17 £
(15.91 kr)
1.11 £
(15.06 kr)
     -5.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.39 £
(18.88 kr)
1.59 £
(21.59 kr)
     +14.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.58 £
(7.82 kr)
0.56 £
(7.53 kr)
     -3.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.53 £
(7.19 kr)
0.65 £
(8.79 kr)
     +22.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.97 £
(13.13 kr)
1.80 £
(24.39 kr)
     +85.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.31 £
(17.77 kr)
1.10 £
(14.95 kr)
     -15.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.50 £
(128.72 kr)
8.86 £
(120.00 kr)
     -6.8 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.09 £
(28.33 kr)
1.47 £
(19.89 kr)
     -29.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.44 £
(33.00 kr)
1.67 £
(22.67 kr)
     -31.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 £
(203.24 kr)
5.24 £
(71.00 kr)
     -65.1 %
Transportation
London Edit Stockholm Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(37.94 kr)
3.10 £
(42.00 kr)
     +10.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 £
(2,709.85 kr)
75.28 £
(1,020.00 kr)
     -62.4 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 £
(60.97 kr)
4.43 £
(60.00 kr)
     -1.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.13 £
(42.47 kr)
3.56 £
(48.28 kr)
     +13.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 £
(406.48 kr)
41.70 £
(565.00 kr)
     +39.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.71 £
(77.30 kr)
5.51 £
(74.67 kr)
     -3.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,280.00 £
(369,623.26 kr)
22,805.71 £
(309,000.00 kr)
     -16.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,860.62 £
(350,391.81 kr)
23,870.20 £
(323,423.08 kr)
     -7.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Stockholm Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 291.61 £
(3,951.15 kr)
119.67 £
(1,621.44 kr)
     -59.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 15.49 £
(209.93 kr)
20.11 £
(272.42 kr)
     +29.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.23 £
(423.09 kr)
23.23 £
(314.74 kr)
     -25.6 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Stockholm Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.13 £
(624.99 kr)
30.98 £
(419.77 kr)
     -32.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.35 £
(194.46 kr)
27.15 £
(367.90 kr)
     +89.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 £
(203.24 kr)
11.40 £
(154.50 kr)
     -24.0 %
Childcare
London Edit Stockholm Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,840.34 £
(24,935.22 kr)
108.97 £
(1,476.50 kr)
     -94.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,054.76 £
(271,726.78 kr)
5,560.04 £
(75,334.33 kr)
     -72.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Stockholm Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 81.68 £
(1,106.64 kr)
62.28 £
(843.86 kr)
     -23.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.57 £
(536.16 kr)
33.42 £
(452.77 kr)
     -15.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.16 £
(1,208.02 kr)
74.93 £
(1,015.19 kr)
     -16.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 97.78 £
(1,324.81 kr)
111.66 £
(1,512.93 kr)
     +14.2 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Stockholm Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,131.63 £
(28,882.00 kr)
1,201.25 £
(16,275.96 kr)
     -43.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,605.16 £
(21,748.65 kr)
742.29 £
(10,057.41 kr)
     -53.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,422.97 £
(59,927.92 kr)
1,952.23 £
(26,451.20 kr)
     -55.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,858.97 £
(38,736.93 kr)
1,258.64 £
(17,053.57 kr)
     -56.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Stockholm Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,292.57 £
(17,513.28 kr)
721.09 £
(9,770.28 kr)
     -44.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 739.22 £
(10,015.90 kr)
399.08 £
(5,407.22 kr)
     -46.0 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Stockholm Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,507.40 £
(47,522.59 kr)
2,608.87 £
(35,348.17 kr)
     -25.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.51 4.51      -18.1 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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