Cost of living in Oslo, Norway

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district kr 154
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) kr 87
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast kr 55
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk kr 16
12 eggs, large kr 37
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr 28
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr 56
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples kr 22
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes kr 26
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket kr 28
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality kr 127
2 liters of Coca-Cola kr 28
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr 25
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area kr 18,095
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr 1,491
Internet 8MB (1 month) kr 287
40” flat screen TV kr 4,490
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt kr 1,566
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr 64
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr 236
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) kr 939
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) kr 422
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) kr 1,080
1 pair of leather business shoes kr 1,348
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr 289,737
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr 15
Monthly ticket public transport kr 655
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) kr 202
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) kr 69
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) kr 46
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) kr 44
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) kr 52
4 rolls of toilet paper kr 26
Tube of toothpaste kr 29
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city kr 451
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr 496
2 tickets to the movies kr 227
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) kr 1,174
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert kr 951
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr 125
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr 37
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr 73
iPod nano 16GB kr 2,036
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) kr 0.90
1 month of gym membership in business district kr 489
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes kr 100
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,249 prices entered by 427 different people.
Latest price update: May 05, 2015.

Oslo position in our World Ranking

the world
9th
out of 190
western europe
4th
out of 50

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