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 75
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk kr 17
12 eggs, large kr 48
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr 30
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr 85
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples kr 24
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 157
2 liters of Coca-Cola kr 35
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr 18
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area kr 19,752
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area kr 15,783
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr 1,447
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area kr 13,464
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area kr 10,335
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio kr 896
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) kr 326
40” flat screen TV kr 4,893
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) kr 1,176
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr 119
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr 269
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) kr 949
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) kr 471
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) kr 1,014
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr 1,251
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr 327,937
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 197
Personal Care
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 370
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) kr 41
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) kr 49
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) kr 59
4 rolls of toilet paper kr 25
Tube of toothpaste kr 29
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city kr 419
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr 540
2 tickets to the movies kr 262
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) kr 673
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert kr 966
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr 130
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr 44
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr 87
iPod nano 16GB kr 1,807
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) kr 0.59
1 month of gym membership in business district kr 454
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes kr 107
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,087 prices entered by 155 different people.
Latest price update: December 08, 2016.

Oslo position in our World Ranking

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8th
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