Prices in Edinburgh vs Stockholm - Cost of Living Comparison

EdinburghStockholm
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1663
$1871
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4072
$3936
🏠 One person rent
$949
$1049
🏘️ Family rent
$1612
$1623
🍽️ Food Expenses
$431
$489
🚐 Transport Expenses
$130
$197
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2377
$2762
🏙️ Population
513k
973k

The cost of living in Edinburgh is 11% less expensive than in Stockholm. Cities ranked 1928th and 448th ($1663 vs $1871) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 33rd and 1st in the United Kingdom and Sweden, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs Sweden comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.4 months in Edinburgh compared to 1.5 months in Stockholm. Edinburgh ranked 11th best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Stockholm ranked 3rd in Sweden, while ranked 87th and 99th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Edinburgh vs Stockholm

EdinburghStockholm
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$14
$10.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$60.7
$61.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.25
$9.06
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.49
$7.07
☕ Cappuccino
$3.61
$4.61
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.81
$2.58
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$982
$1273
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$763
$874
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1704
$2097
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1338
$1341
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$110
$69.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$168
$106
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$32.4
$25.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.92%
2.24%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5289
$10253
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3656
$6111
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.14
$4.33
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$70.2
$98
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.6
$19.5
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.57
$1.73
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.09
$1.34
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.38
$2.11
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$2.37
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.94
$3.45
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.93
$10.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.17
$11.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.97
$18
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.42
$3.12
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$2.6
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.53
$2.95
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.65
$3.68
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.33
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$1.59
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.88
$1.3
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.44
$2.43
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.1
$11.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.2
$1.81
🚬 Cigarette pack
$13.6
$7.09
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.51
$6.25
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.13
$3.58
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.45
$2.63
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.52
$2.08
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.2
$45.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.9
$14.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$112
$25.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$11.1
$25.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$84.5
$97.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$94.2
$103
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1216
$133
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$17879
$6513

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Cities near Edinburgh

DistanceCityCost of living
18 km or 11 miKirkcaldy
$1057
21 km or 13 miLivingston
$1112
21 km or 13 miDunfermline
$1215
42 km or 26 miAlloa
$1456
49 km or 30 miCumbernauld
$1468
49 km or 31 miStirling
$1328
52 km or 32 miPerth
$1442
56 km or 35 miHamilton
$1457
59 km or 37 miDundee
$1198
65 km or 40 miEast Kilbride
$1459
66 km or 41 miGlasgow
$1380
78 km or 48 miPaisley
$1460
89 km or 56 miKilmarnock
$1421
98 km or 61 miGreenock
$1162
99 km or 61 miIrvine
$1462
102 km or 63 miDumfries
$1219
105 km or 65 miAyr
$983
120 km or 74 miCarlisle
$1198
147 km or 91 miNewcastle upon Tyne
$1337
149 km or 93 miAberdeen
$1385
150 km or 93 miGateshead
$1464
153 km or 95 miTynemouth
$1461
153 km or 95 miJarrow
$1455
154 km or 96 miSouth Shields
$1468
158 km or 98 miWashington
$1462
158 km or 98 miWhitehaven
$1447
164 km or 102 miSunderland
$1217
166 km or 103 miDurham
$1306
173 km or 107 miBishop Auckland
$1465
182 km or 113 miInverness
$1311
189 km or 117 miHartlepool
$1262
189 km or 117 miElgin
$1487
190 km or 118 miDarlington
$1185
194 km or 121 miStockton-on-Tees
$1397
197 km or 123 miMiddlesbrough
$1242
211 km or 131 miMorecambe
$1334
212 km or 132 miBangor
$1106
213 km or 132 miLancaster
$1282
216 km or 134 miDouglas
$1460
224 km or 139 miNewtownabbey
$1465

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