Cost of living in Oslo, Norway

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Food NOK EUR
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district kr 193 (€21)
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) kr 102 (€11)
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast kr 73 (€8)
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk kr 18 (€1.92)
12 eggs, large kr 47 (€5.16)
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr 29 (€3.15)
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr 74 (€8)
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples kr 22 (€2.41)
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes kr 14 (€1.57)
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket kr 31 (€3.35)
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality kr 151 (€16)
2 liters of Coca-Cola kr 34 (€3.69)
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr 18 (€1.97)
Housing NOK EUR
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area kr 19,599 (€2,140)
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area kr 15,654 (€1,709)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr 1,606 (€175)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area kr 15,596 (€1,703)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area kr 10,902 (€1,190)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio kr 964 (€105)
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) kr 358 (€39)
40” flat screen TV kr 4,347 (€475)
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) kr 1,144 (€125)
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr 121 (€13)
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr 250 (€27)
Clothes NOK EUR
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) kr 975 (€106)
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) kr 405 (€44)
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) kr 1,059 (€116)
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr 1,529 (€167)
Transportation NOK EUR
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr 311,549 (€34,012)
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr 14 (€1.58)
Monthly ticket public transport kr 708 (€77)
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) kr 204 (€22)
Personal Care NOK EUR
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) kr 66 (€7)
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) kr 104 (€11)
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) kr 454 (€50)
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) kr 46 (€5.04)
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) kr 51 (€5.52)
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) kr 55 (€5.99)
4 rolls of toilet paper kr 24 (€2.67)
Tube of toothpaste kr 27 (€2.98)
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city kr 411 (€45)
Entertainment NOK EUR
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr 539 (€59)
2 tickets to the movies kr 249 (€27)
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) kr 849 (€93)
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert kr 1,108 (€121)
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr 123 (€13)
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr 43 (€4.64)
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr 85 (€9)
iPod nano 16GB kr 1,660 (€181)
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) kr 1.21 (€0.13)
1 month of gym membership in business district kr 549 (€60)
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes kr 109 (€12)
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,225 prices entered by 183 different people.
Latest price update: March 26, 2017.

Oslo position in our World Ranking

the world
10th
out of 215
western europe
5th
out of 46

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

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