Cost of living in Oslo, Norway

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district kr 216
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) kr 109
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast kr 70
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk kr 18
12 eggs, large kr 52
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr 31
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr 57
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples kr 27
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes kr 19
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket kr 30
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality kr 171
2 liters of Coca-Cola kr 35
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr 24
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area kr 21,244
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area kr 15,570
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr 2,104
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area kr 14,176
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area kr 10,971
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio kr 1,263
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) kr 406
40” flat screen TV kr 3,625
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) kr 1,227
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr 131
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr 270
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) kr 1,075
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) kr 442
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) kr 1,002
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr 1,460
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr 348,882
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr 16
Monthly ticket public transport kr 727
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) kr 201
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) kr 79
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) kr 107
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) kr 444
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) kr 39
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) kr 49
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) kr 58
4 rolls of toilet paper kr 26
Tube of toothpaste kr 27
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city kr 332
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr 490
2 tickets to the movies kr 250
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) kr 1,046
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert kr 912
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr 131
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr 43
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr 84
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB kr 4,759
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) kr 1.23
1 month of gym membership in business district kr 527
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes kr 117
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 839 prices entered by 167 different people.
Latest price update: August 15, 2018.

Oslo position in our World Ranking

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12th
out of 341
western europe
6th
out of 71

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