Cost of living in Oslo, Norway

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district kr 208
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) kr 108
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast kr 69
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk kr 18
12 eggs, large kr 49
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr 34
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr 55
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples kr 26
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes kr 18
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket kr 30
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality kr 156
2 liters of Coca-Cola kr 38
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr 25
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area kr 21,098
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area kr 15,274
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr 2,231
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area kr 14,143
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area kr 10,881
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio kr 1,269
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) kr 394
40” flat screen TV kr 4,171
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) kr 1,553
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr 149
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr 277
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) kr 1,049
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) kr 449
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) kr 1,125
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr 1,899
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr 343,441
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr 15
Monthly ticket public transport kr 721
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) kr 197
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) kr 85
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) kr 104
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) kr 354
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) kr 42
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) kr 46
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) kr 60
4 rolls of toilet paper kr 28
Tube of toothpaste kr 25
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city kr 316
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr 471
2 tickets to the movies kr 262
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) kr 939
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert kr 953
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr 131
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr 42
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr 82
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB kr 5,170
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) kr 1.17
1 month of gym membership in business district kr 540
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes kr 117
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 843 prices entered by 173 different people.
Latest price update: June 24, 2018.

Oslo position in our World Ranking

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5th
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