Prices in Berlin vs Stockholm - Cost of Living Comparison

BerlinStockholm
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1703
$1871
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3889
$3936
🏠 One person rent
$889
$1049
🏘️ Family rent
$1506
$1623
🍽️ Food Expenses
$369
$489
🚐 Transport Expenses
$285
$197
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2813
$2762
🏙️ Population
3.64M
973k

The cost of living in Berlin is 9% less expensive than in Stockholm. Cities ranked 1833rd and 448th ($1703 vs $1871) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 1st in Germany and Sweden, respectively. Check Germany vs Sweden comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in Berlin compared to 1.5 months in Stockholm. Berlin ranked 2nd best city to live in Germany vs Stockholm ranked 3rd in Sweden, while ranked 9th and 99th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Berlin vs Stockholm

BerlinStockholm
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.54
$10.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$39.4
$61.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9
$9.06
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.97
$7.07
☕ Cappuccino
$3.5
$4.61
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.22
$2.58
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$919
$1273
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$670
$874
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1615
$2097
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1178
$1341
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$138
$69.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$209
$106
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.5
$25.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.83%
2.24%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6648
$10253
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4292
$6111
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.25
$4.33
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92
$98
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$22.7
$19.5
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.57
$1.73
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.06
$1.34
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.28
$2.11
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$2.37
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.84
$3.45
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10
$10.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.99
$11.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.5
$18
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.69
$3.12
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.66
$2.6
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.55
$2.95
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.56
$3.68
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$1.33
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.59
$1.59
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$1.3
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.95
$2.43
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.37
$11.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.04
$1.81
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.73
$7.09
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.98
$6.25
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.46
$3.58
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.55
$2.63
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.51
$2.08
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$28.3
$45.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.3
$14.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$94.1
$25.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$24.1
$25.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$99.6
$97.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$93.2
$103
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$141
$133
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8825
$6513

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Cities near Berlin

DistanceCityCost of living
15 km or 9.2 miTeltow
$1229
18 km or 11 miHohen Neuendorf
$1227
18 km or 11 miHennigsdorf
$1224
20 km or 13 miFalkensee
$1225
21 km or 13 miBernau bei Berlin
$1224
25 km or 16 miPotsdam
$1401
25 km or 16 miLudwigsfelde
$1225
28 km or 18 miOranienburg
$1223
30 km or 19 miKonigs Wusterhausen
$1224
34 km or 21 miWerder
$1231
34 km or 21 miStrausberg
$1226
46 km or 29 miEberswalde
$1226
49 km or 31 miFurstenwalde
$1224
50 km or 31 miLuckenwalde
$1228
57 km or 36 miBrandenburg an der Havel
$1233
60 km or 37 miNeuruppin
$1224
72 km or 44 miRathenow
$1224
81 km or 50 miFrankfurt
$1224
86 km or 53 miSchwedt
$1261
88 km or 55 miWittenberg
$1224
97 km or 60 miNeustrelitz
$1258
97 km or 60 miEisenhuttenstadt
$1228
104 km or 65 miStendal
$1229
106 km or 66 miCottbus
$1078
107 km or 67 miBurg bei Magdeburg
$1228
107 km or 67 miZerbst
$1226
109 km or 68 miDessau-Rolau
$1226
109 km or 68 miTorgau
$1225
116 km or 72 miNeubrandenburg
$1223
119 km or 74 miSenftenberg
$1227
121 km or 75 miWaren
$1229
124 km or 77 miBitterfeld-Wolfen
$1225
124 km or 77 miSchonebeck
$1225
125 km or 78 miSpremberg
$1225
127 km or 79 miMagdeburg
$1047
128 km or 79 miSzczecin
$785
128 km or 80 miKothen
$1228
128 km or 80 miGorzow Wielkopolski
$659
131 km or 81 miDelitzsch
$1225
134 km or 83 miHoyerswerda
$1230

Cities near Stockholm

DistanceCityCost of living
5.1 km or 3.2 miSolna
$1480
5.2 km or 3.3 miLidingo
$1267
13 km or 7.9 miTaby
$1600
16 km or 9.9 miSollentuna
$1222
21 km or 13 miTumba
$1182
21 km or 13 miAkersberga
$1219
31 km or 19 miSodertalje
$1295
35 km or 22 miMarsta
$1459
35 km or 22 miSigtuna
$1286
63 km or 39 miUppsala
$1403
87 km or 54 miNykoping
$1204
92 km or 57 miEskilstuna
$1200
92 km or 57 miVasteras
$1327
105 km or 65 miSala
$1309
138 km or 86 miNorrkoping
$1227
158 km or 98 miGavle
$1166
163 km or 101 miOrebro
$1200
174 km or 108 miLinkoping
$1433
185 km or 115 miLudvika
$1115
190 km or 118 miVisby
$1270
195 km or 121 miBorlange
$1110
195 km or 121 miFalun
$1114
253 km or 157 miMariestad
$1243
258 km or 161 miKarlstad
$1210
262 km or 163 miRaisio
$1312
264 km or 164 miSkovde
$1157
265 km or 165 miTurku
$1349
268 km or 167 miKaarina
$1313
271 km or 168 miMora
$1268
274 km or 170 miVetlanda
$1158
275 km or 171 miRauma
$1321
281 km or 175 miKuressaare
$836
284 km or 177 miJonkoping
$1279
297 km or 184 miVentspils
$622
306 km or 190 miSalo
$1209
310 km or 193 miRaseborg
$1386
312 km or 194 miArvika
$1202
313 km or 195 miKalmar
$1246
315 km or 196 miPori
$1294
332 km or 206 miVaxjo
$1146