What is the cheapest food in Sweden

Prices in Sweden

What are the prices in the supermarket in Sweden? Are the cost of living in Sweden higher than in Germany? How much will it cost us to entertain, Sweden and how much will we spend in restaurants and bars?
At the bottom of this page you will find the current overview of prices and costs in Sweden: groceries, restaurants, living and entertainment (The last update: 4 hours ago today)

Currency in Sweden: Swedish krona (SEK). For 10 euros you can get 105 Swedish kronor. For 100 euros you can get 1.05 thousand Swedish kronor. And in the other direction: for 100 Swedish kronor you can get 10.1 euros.


What are the different prices in cities in Sweden? Look here: Prices in cities in Sweden

Prices: Eskilstuna Karlstad Lund Örebro Uppsala Stockholm Göteborg Linköping Jönköping Malmö

In summary, it can be concluded that it is generally more expensive in Sweden than in Germany. Groceries and basic products are around 30% more expensive. In restaurants it is up to 29%. And the cost of living in Sweden is less than in Germany about 16%. If we want to use our free time for entertainment or sports, we need to focus on spending more money by spending 11%.

Also read how prices have changed in recent years: Price changes in previous years in Sweden


Are hotels expensive in Sweden? How much will we pay for a room in Sweden?

The average price of accommodation in Sweden is € 80(820 SEK). If you are looking for the cheapest accommodation: in a cheap one-star hotel you pay: 27 €(280 SEK) and if you like hostels, stay there: € 47(480 SEK). The cost of a room in a 2 star Sweden hotel is 45 euros(460 SEK). 3-star hotels offer accommodation for an average of € 64(650 SEK) Overnight stay in a 4-star hotel costs € 88(900 SEK) in Sweden If you are looking for the best conditions for your stay, then you have to pay 140 € in 5-star hotels, which offer much more luxury(1400 SEK)


And if the travel plans are simply for a certain region of the world, then maybe it will come out cheaper than in Sweden in the nearby countries? See prices in: Åland, Estonia, Finland, Latvia and Norway.

Comparison of selected prices in Sweden with prices in Germany:

fees

74 € (40 € - 160 €)
68% less than in Germany

Internet

30 € (20 € - 40 €)
6.5% less than in Germany

Jeans

87 € (51 € - 120 €)
8.8% more than in Germany

Average earnings

2500 €
5.5% more than in Germany

Rent a small apartment in the center

890 € (510 € - 1500 €)
15% more than in Germany

Renting a large apartment outside the center

1000 € (710 € - 1500 €)
7.4% less than in Germany

loaf

2,3 € (1,5 € - 3 €)
65% more than in Germany

cheese

8,8 € (6,6 € - 12 €)
3.4% more than in Germany

rice

2,5 € (1,5 € - 4 €)
14% more than in Germany

tomatoes

3 € (1,9 € - 4 €)
26% more than in Germany

Bananas

2,2 € (1,6 € - 3 €)
half more than in Germany

Wine

9,1 € (7,1 € - 13 €)
77% more than in Germany

cheap restaurant

10 € (8,1 € - 18 €)
1.8% less than in Germany

local beer

6,6 € (5,1 € - 8,1 €)
84% more than in Germany

coffee

3,7 € (2,5 € - 5,1 €)
31% more than in Germany

bottle of water

1,8 € (1,2 € - 2,9 €)
12% less than in Germany

Mac Burger King or similar bar

8,1 € (7 € - 9,6 €)
1.8% less than in Germany

Cola Pepsi Sprite Mirinda

2,1 € (1,2 € - 3,3 €)
12% less than in Germany

Price changes in previous years in Sweden

Has the price of bread increased in Sweden?
Bread in previous years cost: 2010: 2 € (21 SEK), 2011: 1.9 € (19 SEK), 2012: 2.1 € (21 SEK), 2013: 1.9 € (19 SEK), 2014: € 2.1 (SEK 21), 2015: € 2 (SEK 20), 2016: € 2.1 (SEK 22), 2017: € 2.2 (SEK 22) and 2018: € 2.3 (23 SEK).

Bananas - price changes in years: 2015: 2.2 € (22 SEK), 2016: 2.1 € (22 SEK), 2017: 2.2 € (22 SEK) and 2018: 2.1 € (22 SEK)

Have prices increased in restaurants in Sweden?
In inexpensive restaurants the price of a meal was: 2010: 9.1 € (93 SEK), 2011: 8.2 € (83 SEK), 2012: 9.1 € (93 SEK), 2013: 8.6 € ( 88 SEK), 2014: 8.1 € (82 SEK), 2015: 9.1 € (93 SEK), 2016: 10 € (100 SEK), 2017: 10 € (100 SEK) and 2018: 11 € (110 SEK)

Rent a small apartment in the center - price changes in years: 2010: 600 € (6100 SEK), 2011: 540 € (5500 SEK), 2012: 590 € (6000 SEK), 2013: 660 € (6700 SEK), 2014: 660 € (6700 SEK), 2015: 730 € (7500 SEK), 2016: 830 € (8400 SEK), 2017: 860 € (8800 SEK) and 2018: 920 € (9300 SEK)