Cost of living in Oslo, Norway

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district kr 194
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) kr 99
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast kr 68
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk kr 18
12 eggs, large kr 48
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr 31
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr 57
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples kr 24
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes kr 15
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket kr 31
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality kr 153
2 liters of Coca-Cola kr 36
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr 22
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area kr 20,348
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area kr 14,882
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr 1,875
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area kr 15,003
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area kr 11,311
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio kr 1,518
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) kr 373
40” flat screen TV kr 4,622
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) kr 1,553
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr 126
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr 250
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) kr 1,084
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) kr 408
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) kr 1,109
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr 2,225
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr 333,292
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr 15
Monthly ticket public transport kr 689
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) kr 199
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) kr 68
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) kr 104
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) kr 440
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) kr 40
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) kr 57
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) kr 63
4 rolls of toilet paper kr 27
Tube of toothpaste kr 24
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city kr 371
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr 469
2 tickets to the movies kr 252
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 996
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr 122
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr 41
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr 82
iPad Air 2, 64GB kr 5,170
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) kr 1.21
1 month of gym membership in business district kr 545
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes kr 114
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,156 prices entered by 206 different people.
Latest price update: September 23, 2017.

Oslo position in our World Ranking

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