Cost of living in Oslo, Norway

Summary of cost of living in Oslo

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: kr 53,403
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: kr 30,044
  • Cost of living in Oslo is more expensive than in 94% of cities in Western Europe (5 out of 69)
  • Cost of living in Oslo is more expensive than in 97% of cities in the World (10 out of 285)

List of prices in Oslo, Norway. Current as of Jan 2020.

Change the currency:
Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district kr 219
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) kr 123
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast kr 64
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk kr 19
12 eggs, large kr 48
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr 36
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr 70
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples kr 31
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes kr 25
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket kr 32
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality kr 193
2 liters of coca-cola kr 39
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr 28
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area kr 23,836
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area kr 19,381
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr 2,017
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area kr 17,948
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area kr 12,806
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio kr 1,298
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) kr 307
40” flat screen tv kr 3,823
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) kr 1,088
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr 135
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr 305
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) kr 1,031
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) kr 376
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) kr 1,123
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr 1,702
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr 328,936
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr 17
Monthly ticket public transport kr 755
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 48
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) kr 104
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) kr 489
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) kr 38
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) kr 37
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) kr 47
4 rolls of toilet paper kr 25
Tube of toothpaste kr 27
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city kr 337
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr 566
2 tickets to the movies kr 270
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) kr 1,063
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert kr 950
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr 139
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr 47
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr 88
Ipad wi-fi 128gb kr 4,420
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) kr 1.34
1 month of gym membership in business district kr 458
1 package of marlboro cigarettes kr 131
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 519 prices entered by 75 different people.
Latest price update: January 20, 2020

Oslo position in our World Ranking

the world
10th
out of 285
western europe
5th
out of 69

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

the world
1st
the world
2nd
the world
4th
the world
4th
the world
5th
western europe
1st

Do you live in Oslo? We need your help!

What is the price of

Summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers)

in Oslo?

kr

International Cost of Living Index

loading...

Prices recently added

  • Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district in Manaus costs R$ 40 (3 minutes ago)
  • Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district in Athens costs €16 (32 minutes ago)
  • 1 liter of gasoline in Manila costs Php52 (35 minutes ago)
  • Monthly rent - 900 sqft furnished accommodation in expensive area in Calgary costs C$2,033 (38 minutes ago)
  • 60 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) in Toronto costs C$0.22 (about 1 hour ago)
  • Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district in Ciudad del Este costs 36,000 Gs (about 1 hour ago)