Cost of living in Norway compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 282% | |||
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Food in Norway is 282% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Norway | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | kr 219 (E£ 975) | E£ 268 | + 264% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | kr 129 (E£ 574) | E£ 201 | + 186% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | kr 79 (E£ 353) | E£ 111 | + 217% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | kr 23 (E£ 104) | E£ 34 | + 208% | |
12 eggs, large | kr 50 (E£ 221) | E£ 68 | + 224% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | kr 51 (E£ 229) | E£ 22 | + 943% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | kr 66 (E£ 294) | E£ 111 | + 165% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | kr 33 (E£ 147) | E£ 56 | + 164% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | kr 23 (E£ 102) | E£ 17 | + 484% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | kr 35 (E£ 158) | E£ 53 | + 200% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | kr 175 (E£ 780) | E£ 317 | + 146% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | kr 35 (E£ 155) | E£ 22 | + 590% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | kr 32 (E£ 142) | E£ 14 | + 906% | |
Housing | + 411% | |||
Housing in Norway is 411% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Norway | Egypt | Diff | ||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | kr 23,074 (E£ 102,738) | E£ 19,485 | + 427% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | kr 17,660 (E£ 78,633) | E£ 12,343 | + 537% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | kr 2,527 (E£ 11,252) | E£ 1,497 | + 651% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | kr 15,245 (E£ 67,882) | E£ 16,546 | + 310% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | kr 11,733 (E£ 52,244) | E£ 7,080 | + 638% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | kr 1,258 (E£ 5,600) | E£ 1,310 | + 328% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | kr 471 (E£ 2,098) | E£ 303 | + 593% | |
40” flat screen tv | kr 6,735 (E£ 29,990) | E£ 13,094 | + 129% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | kr 1,327 (E£ 5,911) | E£ 10,228 | - 42% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | kr 110 (E£ 488) | E£ 193 | + 153% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | kr 336 (E£ 1,497) | E£ 133 | + 1028% | |
Clothes | + 19% | |||
Clothes in Norway is 19% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Norway | Egypt | Diff | ||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | kr 966 (E£ 4,303) | E£ 2,437 | + 77% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | kr 469 (E£ 2,086) | E£ 1,995 | + 5% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | kr 1,087 (E£ 4,841) | E£ 5,429 | - 11% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | kr 1,442 (E£ 6,422) | E£ 4,987 | + 29% | |
Transportation | + 167% | |||
Transportation in Norway is 167% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Norway | Egypt | Diff | ||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | kr 427,553 (E£ 1,903,738) | E£ 1,249,650 | + 52% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | kr 22 (E£ 98) | E£ 12 | + 694% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | kr 799 (E£ 3,558) | E£ 1,035 | + 244% | |
Personal Care | + 240% | |||
Personal Care in Norway is 240% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Norway | Egypt | Diff | ||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | kr 91 (E£ 406) | E£ 56 | + 626% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | kr 107 (E£ 476) | E£ 112 | + 326% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | kr 658 (E£ 2,931) | E£ 419 | + 600% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | kr 53 (E£ 234) | E£ 76 | + 209% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | kr 37 (E£ 165) | E£ 125 | + 32% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | kr 57 (E£ 256) | E£ 100 | + 155% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | kr 35 (E£ 158) | E£ 63 | + 151% | |
Tube of toothpaste | kr 27 (E£ 121) | E£ 35 | + 243% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | kr 481 (E£ 2,141) | E£ 100 | + 2037% | |
Entertainment | + 182% | |||
Entertainment in Norway is 182% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Norway | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | kr 785 (E£ 3,493) | E£ 576 | + 507% | |
2 tickets to the movies | kr 321 (E£ 1,427) | E£ 278 | + 413% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | kr 584 (E£ 2,599) | E£ 1,113 | + 133% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | kr 1,043 (E£ 4,642) | E£ 931 | + 398% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | kr 160 (E£ 713) | E£ 130 | + 449% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | kr 49 (E£ 220) | E£ 137 | + 61% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | kr 105 (E£ 469) | E£ 218 | + 115% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | kr 5,704 (E£ 25,397) | E£ 19,450 | + 31% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | kr 0.94 (E£ 4.19) | E£ 3.15 | + 33% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | kr 499 (E£ 2,220) | E£ 1,592 | + 39% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | kr 151 (E£ 674) | E£ 75 | + 795% | |
TOTAL | + 225% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 1,195 prices entered by 189 different people.
These prices were last updated on May 27, 2024.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Norway is 225% more expensive than in Egypt
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