Cost of living in Oslo, Norway

List of prices in Oslo, Norway. Current as of Mar 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district kr 208
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) kr 104
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast kr 64
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk kr 19
12 eggs, large kr 50
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr 31
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr 65
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples kr 30
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes kr 21
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket kr 30
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality kr 175
2 liters of Coca-Cola kr 40
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr 26
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area kr 22,897
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area kr 15,570
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr 1,850
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area kr 14,388
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area kr 12,125
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio kr 1,241
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) kr 317
40” flat screen TV kr 3,539
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) kr 1,282
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr 146
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr 292
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) kr 978
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) kr 385
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) kr 1,078
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr 1,426
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr 333,719
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr 16
Monthly ticket public transport kr 758
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) kr 201
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) kr 57
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) kr 104
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) kr 467
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) kr 38
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) kr 37
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) kr 51
4 rolls of toilet paper kr 25
Tube of toothpaste kr 27
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city kr 353
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr 563
2 tickets to the movies kr 258
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) kr 1,143
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert kr 951
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr 133
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr 48
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr 85
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB kr 4,413
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) kr 1.35
1 month of gym membership in business district kr 439
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes kr 120
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 850 prices entered by 124 different people.
Latest price update: March 23, 2019

Oslo position in our World Ranking

the world
14th
out of 332
western europe
7th
out of 73

Cheapest and most expensive products in Oslo compared to other cities:

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2nd
the world
4th
the world
4th
the world
5th
the world
5th
western europe
1st

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