Cost of living in Oslo, Norway

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Food [Edit]
NOK EUR
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district kr 187 (€20)
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) kr 101 (€11)
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast kr 71 (€8)
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk kr 18 (€1.87)
12 eggs, large kr 47 (€5.05)
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr 31 (€3.27)
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr 68 (€7)
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples kr 23 (€2.48)
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes kr 15 (€1.56)
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket kr 30 (€3.25)
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality kr 150 (€16)
2 liters of Coca-Cola kr 35 (€3.69)
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr 18 (€1.92)
Housing [Edit]
NOK EUR
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area kr 19,534 (€2,086)
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area kr 15,640 (€1,670)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr 1,606 (€171)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area kr 15,810 (€1,688)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area kr 11,302 (€1,207)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio kr 1,049 (€112)
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) kr 361 (€38)
40” flat screen TV kr 4,247 (€453)
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) kr 1,468 (€157)
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr 120 (€13)
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr 250 (€27)
Clothes [Edit]
NOK EUR
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) kr 966 (€103)
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) kr 405 (€43)
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) kr 1,090 (€116)
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr 1,713 (€183)
Transportation [Edit]
NOK EUR
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr 312,384 (€33,353)
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr 14 (€1.54)
Monthly ticket public transport kr 711 (€76)
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) kr 199 (€21)
Personal Care [Edit]
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 (€48)
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) kr 46 (€4.93)
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) kr 51 (€5.48)
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) kr 51 (€5.47)
4 rolls of toilet paper kr 27 (€2.92)
Tube of toothpaste kr 29 (€3.12)
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city kr 376 (€40)
Entertainment [Edit]
NOK EUR
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr 523 (€56)
2 tickets to the movies kr 251 (€27)
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) kr 942 (€101)
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert kr 1,035 (€110)
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr 128 (€14)
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr 42 (€4.51)
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr 84 (€9)
iPod nano 16GB kr 1,657 (€177)
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) kr 1.21 (€0.13)
1 month of gym membership in business district kr 537 (€57)
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes kr 111 (€12)
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,312 prices entered by 201 different people.
Latest price update: May 28, 2017.

Oslo position in our World Ranking

the world
11th
out of 235
western europe
6th
out of 51

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

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