Cost of living in Oslo, Norway

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district kr 193
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) kr 99
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast kr 69
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk kr 18
12 eggs, large kr 47
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr 31
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr 65
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 30
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality kr 155
2 liters of Coca-Cola kr 35
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr 20
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area kr 19,953
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area kr 15,525
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 15,392
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area kr 11,239
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio kr 1,237
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) kr 343
40” flat screen TV kr 4,247
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) kr 1,468
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr 117
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr 250
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) kr 979
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) kr 420
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) kr 1,140
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr 1,713
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr 303,733
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr 14
Monthly ticket public transport kr 692
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 66
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) kr 104
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) kr 441
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) kr 43
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) kr 52
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) kr 63
4 rolls of toilet paper kr 27
Tube of toothpaste kr 27
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city kr 364
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr 474
2 tickets to the movies kr 257
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 925
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr 128
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr 43
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr 83
iPod nano 16GB kr 1,651
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) kr 1.21
1 month of gym membership in business district kr 526
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes kr 113
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,296 prices entered by 203 different people.
Latest price update: July 24, 2017.

Oslo position in our World Ranking

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11th
out of 289
western europe
7th
out of 58

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

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