Cost of living in Oslo, Norway

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district kr 189
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) kr 100
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast kr 73
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk kr 18
12 eggs, large kr 47
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr 29
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr 72
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples kr 22
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes kr 14
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket kr 30
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality kr 152
2 liters of Coca-Cola kr 34
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr 18
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area kr 19,896
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area kr 15,409
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr 1,606
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area kr 15,495
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area kr 10,794
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio kr 964
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) kr 334
40” flat screen TV kr 4,347
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) kr 1,144
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr 121
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr 258
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) kr 966
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) kr 405
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) kr 1,053
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr 1,529
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr 311,549
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr 14
Monthly ticket public transport kr 708
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) kr 207
Personal Care
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 454
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) kr 46
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) kr 51
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) kr 55
4 rolls of toilet paper kr 24
Tube of toothpaste kr 27
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city kr 411
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr 539
2 tickets to the movies kr 248
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) kr 849
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert kr 1,108
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr 123
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr 43
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr 85
iPod nano 16GB kr 1,660
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) kr 1.21
1 month of gym membership in business district kr 549
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes kr 109
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,265 prices entered by 180 different people.
Latest price update: February 24, 2017.

Oslo position in our World Ranking

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10th
out of 216
western europe
5th
out of 49

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