Cost of living in Oslo, Norway

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district kr 186
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) kr 100
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast kr 72
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk kr 17
12 eggs, large kr 49
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr 30
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr 76
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples kr 23
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes kr 17
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket kr 30
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality kr 163
2 liters of Coca-Cola kr 34
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr 17
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area kr 19,007
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area kr 15,073
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr 1,558
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area kr 13,042
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area kr 10,255
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio kr 657
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) kr 318
40” flat screen TV kr 4,981
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) kr 1,179
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr 113
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr 267
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) kr 934
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) kr 462
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) kr 1,007
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr 1,253
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr 315,650
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr 14
Monthly ticket public transport kr 696
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) kr 200
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) kr 99
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) kr 106
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) kr 370
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) kr 40
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) kr 47
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) kr 56
4 rolls of toilet paper kr 24
Tube of toothpaste kr 28
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city kr 421
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr 539
2 tickets to the movies kr 260
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) kr 689
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert kr 968
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr 127
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr 43
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr 87
iPod nano 16GB kr 1,872
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) kr 0.57
1 month of gym membership in business district kr 505
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes kr 109
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,048 prices entered by 153 different people.
Latest price update: September 30, 2016.

Oslo position in our World Ranking

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13th
out of 255
western europe
7th
out of 60

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