Cost of living in Oslo, Norway

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district kr 214
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) kr 110
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast kr 69
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk kr 18
12 eggs, large kr 51
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr 31
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr 59
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples kr 27
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes kr 20
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket kr 30
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality kr 168
2 liters of Coca-Cola kr 36
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr 25
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area kr 21,687
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area kr 15,534
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr 1,971
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area kr 14,278
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area kr 10,819
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio kr 1,118
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) kr 367
40” flat screen TV kr 3,258
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) kr 1,251
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr 126
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr 285
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) kr 1,051
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) kr 435
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) kr 1,041
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr 1,470
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr 335,496
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr 16
Monthly ticket public transport kr 723
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) kr 192
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) kr 61
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) kr 102
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) kr 420
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) kr 39
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) kr 45
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) kr 56
4 rolls of toilet paper kr 25
Tube of toothpaste kr 27
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city kr 348
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr 500
2 tickets to the movies kr 252
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) kr 1,127
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert kr 910
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr 135
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr 44
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr 85
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB kr 4,675
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) kr 1.26
1 month of gym membership in business district kr 527
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes kr 118
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 862 prices entered by 159 different people.
Latest price update: October 19, 2018.

Oslo position in our World Ranking

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12th
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5th
out of 71

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