Cost of living in Oslo, Norway

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district kr 198
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) kr 86
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast kr 56
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk kr 16
12 eggs, large kr 42
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr 27
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr 65
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples kr 21
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes kr 24
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket kr 28
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality kr 143
2 liters of Coca-Cola kr 27
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr 25
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area kr 17,651
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr 1,436
Internet 8MB (1 month) kr 284
40” flat screen TV kr 4,069
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt kr 1,496
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr 63
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr 209
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) kr 910
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) kr 384
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) kr 1,128
1 pair of leather business shoes kr 1,369
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr 288,821
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr 15
Monthly ticket public transport kr 668
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) kr 205
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) kr 81
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) kr 47
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) kr 45
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) kr 49
4 rolls of toilet paper kr 24
Tube of toothpaste kr 27
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city kr 415
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr 496
2 tickets to the movies kr 222
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) kr 1,161
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert kr 939
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr 118
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr 38
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr 73
iPod nano 16GB kr 1,935
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) kr 0.79
1 month of gym membership in business district kr 486
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes kr 102
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,491 prices entered by 457 different people.
Latest price update: July 29, 2015.

Oslo position in our World Ranking

the world
11th
out of 200
western europe
5th
out of 51

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