Cost of living in Oslo, Norway

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All the prices in Oslo

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Food [Edit]
NOK EUR
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district kr 200 (€20)
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) kr 101 (€10)
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast kr 68 (€7)
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk kr 18 (€1.84)
12 eggs, large kr 50 (€5.16)
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr 28 (€2.89)
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr 53 (€5.47)
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples kr 24 (€2.47)
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes kr 14 (€1.47)
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket kr 30 (€3.06)
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality kr 153 (€16)
2 liters of Coca-Cola kr 36 (€3.73)
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr 23 (€2.33)
Housing [Edit]
NOK EUR
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area kr 20,189 (€2,066)
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area kr 15,296 (€1,565)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr 1,757 (€180)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area kr 16,168 (€1,655)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area kr 14,545 (€1,489)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio kr 1,175 (€120)
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) kr 373 (€38)
40” flat screen TV kr 4,622 (€473)
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) kr 1,553 (€159)
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr 126 (€13)
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr 227 (€23)
Clothes [Edit]
NOK EUR
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) kr 1,082 (€111)
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) kr 420 (€43)
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) kr 1,240 (€127)
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr 2,276 (€233)
Transportation [Edit]
NOK EUR
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr 337,816 (€34,572)
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr 15 (€1.56)
Monthly ticket public transport kr 691 (€71)
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) kr 197 (€20)
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 577 (€59)
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) kr 40 (€4.05)
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) kr 50 (€5.15)
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) kr 56 (€5.69)
4 rolls of toilet paper kr 28 (€2.83)
Tube of toothpaste kr 25 (€2.53)
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city kr 359 (€37)
Entertainment [Edit]
NOK EUR
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr 435 (€44)
2 tickets to the movies kr 250 (€26)
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) kr 987 (€101)
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert kr 1,020 (€104)
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr 122 (€12)
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr 41 (€4.24)
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr 80 (€8)
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB kr 5,170 (€529)
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) kr 1.21 (€0.12)
1 month of gym membership in business district kr 554 (€57)
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 1,166 prices entered by 219 different people.
Latest price update: December 16, 2017.

Oslo position in our World Ranking

the world
13th
out of 343
western europe
6th
out of 67

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

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the world
2nd
the world
3rd
the world
4th
western europe
1st
western europe
1st

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