Cost of living in Oslo, Norway

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district kr 177
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) kr 99
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 74
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples kr 22
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes kr 15
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 33
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr 17
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area kr 19,502
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area kr 15,293
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr 1,596
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area kr 14,671
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area kr 10,520
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio kr 896
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) kr 342
40” flat screen TV kr 4,472
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) kr 1,072
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr 116
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr 264
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 483
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) kr 1,056
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr 1,345
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr 314,531
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr 14
Monthly ticket public transport kr 691
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) kr 203
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 595
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) kr 41
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) kr 52
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 423
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr 527
2 tickets to the movies kr 250
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) kr 860
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert kr 1,095
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr 129
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr 43
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr 85
iPod nano 16GB kr 1,660
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) kr 1.21
1 month of gym membership in business district kr 497
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes kr 111
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,213 prices entered by 183 different people.
Latest price update: January 21, 2017.

Oslo position in our World Ranking

the world
13th
out of 223
western europe
7th
out of 53

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

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