Cost of living in Stavanger, Norway

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district kr 191
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) kr 108
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast kr 58
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk kr 17
12 eggs, large kr 40
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr 30
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr 52
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples kr 27
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes kr 21
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket kr 32
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality kr 164
2 liters of Coca-Cola kr 35
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr 19
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area kr 16,150
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area kr 12,494
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr 1,531
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area kr 10,117
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area kr 8,349
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio kr 878
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) kr 311
40” flat screen TV kr 4,074
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) kr 969
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr 76
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr 189
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) kr 779
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) kr 391
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) kr 919
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr 1,172
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr 275,953
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr 14
Monthly ticket public transport kr 666
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) kr 171
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) kr 64
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) kr 100
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) kr 197
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) kr 53
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) kr 47
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) kr 44
4 rolls of toilet paper kr 22
Tube of toothpaste kr 27
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city kr 360
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr 635
2 tickets to the movies kr 242
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) kr 629
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert kr 875
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr 122
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr 42
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr 84
iPod nano 16GB kr 1,807
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) kr 1.00
1 month of gym membership in business district kr 457
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes kr 103
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 207 prices entered by 21 different people.
Latest price update: April 24, 2017.

Stavanger position in our World Ranking

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26th
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8th
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