Prices in Gothenburg vs Stockholm - Cost of Living Comparison

GothenburgStockholm
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1566
$1871
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3446
$3936
🏠 One person rent
$807
$1049
🏘️ Family rent
$1326
$1623
🍽️ Food Expenses
$477
$489
🚐 Transport Expenses
$146
$197
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2622
$2762
🏙️ Population
600k
973k

The cost of living in Gothenburg is 16% less expensive than in Stockholm. Cities ranked 2151st and 448th ($1566 vs $1871) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 1st in Sweden.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in Gothenburg compared to 1.5 months in Stockholm. Ranked 2nd vs 3rd best cities to live in Sweden, and 59th vs 99th among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gothenburg vs Stockholm

GothenburgStockholm
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.9
$10.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$65.8
$61.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.94
$9.06
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$7.22
$7.07
☕ Cappuccino
$4.52
$4.61
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.75
$2.58
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$933
$1273
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$662
$874
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1491
$2097
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1129
$1341
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$62
$69.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$95.5
$106
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$29.1
$25.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.88%
2.24%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6461
$10253
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4351
$6111
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.27
$4.33
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$78.2
$98
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$19.2
$19.5
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.7
$1.73
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.29
$1.34
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.1
$2.11
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.22
$2.37
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.18
$3.45
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$10.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.1
$11.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.8
$18
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.97
$3.12
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.42
$2.6
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.59
$2.95
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.42
$3.68
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
$1.33
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1.59
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.09
$1.3
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.2
$2.43
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.5
$11.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.85
$1.81
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.17
$7.09
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.96
$6.25
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.23
$3.58
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2
$2.63
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.08
$2.08
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35
$45.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$15
$14.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$33
$25.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$22.4
$25.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$97
$97.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$103
$103
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$149
$133
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1962
$6513

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Cities near Gothenburg

DistanceCityCost of living
2.8 km or 1.7 miMolndal
$1244
58 km or 36 miBoras
$1205
66 km or 41 miVarberg
$1116
70 km or 44 miTrollhattan
$1056
76 km or 47 miUddevalla
$1260
80 km or 50 miVanersborg
$1239
90 km or 56 miFrederikshavn
$1640
126 km or 78 miHalmstad
$1155
130 km or 81 miJonkoping
$1279
134 km or 83 miVarnamo
$1182
136 km or 84 miSkovde
$1157
142 km or 88 miAalborg
$1507
150 km or 93 miLjungby
$1249
157 km or 98 miMariestad
$1243
164 km or 102 miHalden
$1623
167 km or 104 miAngelholm
$1238
179 km or 111 miRanders
$1414
182 km or 113 miFredrikstad
$1698
186 km or 115 miSarpsborg
$1769
186 km or 115 miHelsingor
$1715
186 km or 116 miVetlanda
$1158
187 km or 116 miHelsingborg
$1216
191 km or 118 miVaxjo
$1146
191 km or 119 miLarvik
$1960
192 km or 119 miSandefjord
$1575
194 km or 121 miHillerod
$1545
199 km or 124 miHassleholm
$1178
200 km or 124 miAarhus
$1749
202 km or 125 miHorsholm
$1578
202 km or 126 miTonsberg
$1878
206 km or 128 miLandskrona
$1208
207 km or 129 miViborg
$1184
208 km or 129 miArendal
$1506
210 km or 131 miKarlstad
$1210
212 km or 132 miMoss
$1600
212 km or 132 miPorsgrunn
$1536
213 km or 132 miHorten
$1691
216 km or 134 miGentofte
$1577
222 km or 138 miSkien
$1864
223 km or 138 miArvika
$1202

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