Cost of living in Norway compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 276% | |||
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Food in Norway is 276% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Norway | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | kr 226 (E£ 666) | E£ 167 | + 298% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | kr 122 (E£ 360) | E£ 115 | + 214% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | kr 68 (E£ 199) | E£ 74 | + 171% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | kr 22 (E£ 66) | E£ 25 | + 162% | |
12 eggs, large | kr 58 (E£ 170) | E£ 44 | + 282% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | kr 42 (E£ 124) | E£ 10 | + 1114% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | kr 55 (E£ 162) | E£ 59 | + 172% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | kr 30 (E£ 88) | E£ 30 | + 198% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | kr 21 (E£ 61) | E£ 9 | + 594% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | kr 33 (E£ 96) | E£ 36 | + 165% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | kr 169 (E£ 498) | E£ 282 | + 77% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | kr 37 (E£ 110) | E£ 17 | + 556% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | kr 29 (E£ 84) | E£ 9 | + 873% | |
Housing | + 568% | |||
Housing in Norway is 568% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Norway | Egypt | Diff | ||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | kr 21,662 (E£ 63,817) | E£ 9,651 | + 561% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | kr 15,755 (E£ 46,415) | E£ 4,565 | + 917% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | kr 2,348 (E£ 6,917) | E£ 1,042 | + 564% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | kr 12,140 (E£ 35,763) | E£ 5,502 | + 550% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | kr 9,733 (E£ 28,673) | E£ 3,106 | + 823% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | kr 1,015 (E£ 2,989) | E£ 814 | + 267% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | kr 554 (E£ 1,633) | E£ 204 | + 702% | |
40” flat screen tv | kr 3,457 (E£ 10,185) | E£ 6,805 | + 50% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | kr 3,478 (E£ 10,247) | E£ 3,753 | + 173% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | kr 86 (E£ 254) | E£ 139 | + 83% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | kr 453 (E£ 1,335) | E£ 99 | + 1242% | |
Clothes | + 29% | |||
Clothes in Norway is 29% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Norway | Egypt | Diff | ||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | kr 835 (E£ 2,460) | E£ 712 | + 246% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | kr 463 (E£ 1,363) | E£ 1,528 | - 11% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | kr 966 (E£ 2,845) | E£ 1,946 | + 46% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | kr 1,132 (E£ 3,334) | E£ 1,019 | + 227% | |
Transportation | + 221% | |||
Transportation in Norway is 221% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Norway | Egypt | Diff | ||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | kr 407,109 (E£ 1,199,350) | E£ 738,184 | + 62% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | kr 22 (E£ 64) | E£ 10 | + 564% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | kr 849 (E£ 2,501) | E£ 428 | + 484% | |
Personal Care | + 226% | |||
Personal Care in Norway is 226% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Norway | Egypt | Diff | ||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | kr 71 (E£ 210) | E£ 36 | + 492% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | kr 116 (E£ 341) | E£ 87 | + 290% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | kr 646 (E£ 1,904) | E£ 299 | + 537% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | kr 45 (E£ 131) | E£ 65 | + 103% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | kr 41 (E£ 120) | E£ 69 | + 75% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | kr 38 (E£ 113) | E£ 73 | + 56% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | kr 26 (E£ 77) | E£ 30 | + 158% | |
Tube of toothpaste | kr 23 (E£ 69) | E£ 26 | + 166% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | kr 455 (E£ 1,339) | E£ 81 | + 1546% | |
Entertainment | + 169% | |||
Entertainment in Norway is 169% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Norway | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | kr 890 (E£ 2,622) | E£ 368 | + 613% | |
2 tickets to the movies | kr 301 (E£ 886) | E£ 206 | + 329% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | kr 1,389 (E£ 4,091) | E£ 698 | + 486% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | kr 980 (E£ 2,888) | E£ 735 | + 293% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | kr 153 (E£ 449) | E£ 136 | + 230% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | kr 46 (E£ 137) | E£ 54 | + 152% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | kr 96 (E£ 284) | E£ 71 | + 298% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | kr 5,951 (E£ 17,532) | E£ 16,963 | + 3% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | kr 1.06 (E£ 3.13) | E£ 2.55 | + 23% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | kr 408 (E£ 1,201) | E£ 808 | + 49% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | kr 138 (E£ 408) | E£ 49 | + 728% | |
TOTAL | + 259% |
These prices were last updated on March 25, 2023.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Norway is 259% more expensive than in Egypt
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