Cost of living in Oslo, Norway

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district kr 189
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) kr 100
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast kr 71
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk kr 17
12 eggs, large kr 47
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr 31
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr 71
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples kr 23
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes kr 14
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket kr 30
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality kr 152
2 liters of Coca-Cola kr 34
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr 18
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area kr 19,522
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area kr 15,640
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr 1,606
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area kr 15,665
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area kr 11,302
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio kr 1,049
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) kr 361
40” flat screen TV kr 4,410
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) kr 1,279
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr 117
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr 250
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) kr 966
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) kr 405
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) kr 1,090
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr 1,713
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr 312,384
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr 14
Monthly ticket public transport kr 709
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) kr 178
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) kr 66
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) kr 104
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) kr 454
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) kr 46
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) kr 51
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) kr 51
4 rolls of toilet paper kr 27
Tube of toothpaste kr 29
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city kr 376
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr 531
2 tickets to the movies kr 250
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) kr 942
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert kr 1,087
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr 124
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr 43
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr 83
iPod nano 16GB kr 1,657
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) kr 1.21
1 month of gym membership in business district kr 537
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes kr 109
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,289 prices entered by 195 different people.
Latest price update: April 27, 2017.

Oslo position in our World Ranking

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12th
out of 218
western europe
5th
out of 48

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