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 194 (€21)
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) kr 99 (€11)
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast kr 68 (€7)
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk kr 18 (€1.97)
12 eggs, large kr 48 (€5.17)
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr 31 (€3.36)
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr 57 (€6)
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples kr 24 (€2.61)
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes kr 15 (€1.62)
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket kr 31 (€3.34)
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality kr 153 (€17)
2 liters of Coca-Cola kr 36 (€3.95)
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr 22 (€2.38)
Housing [Edit]
NOK EUR
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area kr 20,348 (€2,201)
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area kr 14,882 (€1,610)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr 1,875 (€203)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area kr 15,003 (€1,623)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area kr 11,311 (€1,224)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio kr 1,518 (€164)
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) kr 373 (€40)
40” flat screen TV kr 4,622 (€500)
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) kr 1,553 (€168)
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr 126 (€14)
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr 250 (€27)
Clothes [Edit]
NOK EUR
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) kr 1,084 (€117)
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) kr 408 (€44)
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) kr 1,109 (€120)
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr 2,225 (€241)
Transportation [Edit]
NOK EUR
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr 333,292 (€36,054)
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr 15 (€1.59)
Monthly ticket public transport kr 689 (€75)
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 68 (€7)
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) kr 104 (€11)
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) kr 440 (€48)
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) kr 40 (€4.28)
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) kr 57 (€6)
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) kr 63 (€7)
4 rolls of toilet paper kr 27 (€2.87)
Tube of toothpaste kr 24 (€2.57)
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city kr 371 (€40)
Entertainment [Edit]
NOK EUR
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr 469 (€51)
2 tickets to the movies kr 252 (€27)
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) kr 942 (€102)
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert kr 996 (€108)
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr 122 (€13)
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr 41 (€4.41)
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr 82 (€9)
iPad Air 2, 64GB kr 5,170 (€559)
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) kr 1.21 (€0.13)
1 month of gym membership in business district kr 545 (€59)
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes kr 114 (€12)
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,158 prices entered by 208 different people.
Latest price update: September 22, 2017.

Oslo position in our World Ranking

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4th
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