Cost of Living Comparison Between Montreal and Oslo 

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Consumer Prices in Oslo are 23.1% higher than in Montreal (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Oslo are 18.7% higher than in Montreal
Rent Prices in Oslo are 8.5% higher than in Montreal
Restaurant Prices in Oslo are 11.4% higher than in Montreal
Groceries Prices in Oslo are 17.4% higher than in Montreal
Local Purchasing Power in Oslo is 17.4% higher than in Montreal
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Restaurants
Montreal Edit Oslo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 C$
(193.85 kr)
25.79 C$
(200.00 kr)
     +3.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 C$
(930.48 kr)
128.97 C$
(1,000.00 kr)
     +7.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 C$
(116.31 kr)
16.64 C$
(129.00 kr)
     +10.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 C$
(62.03 kr)
12.90 C$
(100.00 kr)
     +61.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.50 C$
(65.91 kr)
12.90 C$
(100.00 kr)
     +51.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.06 C$
(39.27 kr)
5.89 C$
(45.68 kr)
     +16.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.74 C$
(21.23 kr)
4.12 C$
(31.98 kr)
     +50.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.04 C$
(15.81 kr)
3.37 C$
(26.15 kr)
     +65.4 %
Markets
Montreal Edit Oslo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.04 C$
(85.60 kr)
10.88 C$
(84.36 kr)
     -1.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.96 C$
(30.72 kr)
4.01 C$
(31.10 kr)
     +1.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.17 C$
(16.81 kr)
1.92 C$
(14.85 kr)
     -11.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.55 C$
(35.27 kr)
5.83 C$
(45.21 kr)
     +28.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.67 C$
(59.45 kr)
7.43 C$
(57.59 kr)
     -3.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.99 C$
(61.98 kr)
8.73 C$
(67.71 kr)
     +9.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.75 C$
(67.84 kr)
17.09 C$
(132.49 kr)
     +95.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.26 C$
(17.50 kr)
1.87 C$
(14.53 kr)
     -17.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.90 C$
(6.97 kr)
1.31 C$
(10.16 kr)
     +45.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.25 C$
(17.47 kr)
1.79 C$
(13.87 kr)
     -20.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.68 C$
(20.76 kr)
2.98 C$
(23.12 kr)
     +11.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.26 C$
(9.80 kr)
1.27 C$
(9.87 kr)
     +0.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.53 C$
(11.84 kr)
1.40 C$
(10.86 kr)
     -8.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.32 C$
(25.73 kr)
3.46 C$
(26.80 kr)
     +4.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.23 C$
(17.33 kr)
2.73 C$
(21.20 kr)
     +22.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.00 C$
(139.57 kr)
20.63 C$
(160.00 kr)
     +14.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.45 C$
(34.52 kr)
4.36 C$
(33.81 kr)
     -2.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.55 C$
(35.25 kr)
5.54 C$
(42.96 kr)
     +21.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 C$
(116.31 kr)
19.34 C$
(150.00 kr)
     +29.0 %
Transportation
Montreal Edit Oslo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.75 C$
(29.08 kr)
5.16 C$
(40.00 kr)
     +37.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 97.00 C$
(752.14 kr)
110.01 C$
(853.00 kr)
     +13.4 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.55 C$
(35.28 kr)
12.90 C$
(100.00 kr)
     +183.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.82 C$
(21.84 kr)
3.27 C$
(25.34 kr)
     +16.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 43.50 C$
(337.30 kr)
67.06 C$
(520.00 kr)
     +54.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.48 C$
(50.26 kr)
10.67 C$
(82.71 kr)
     +64.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,978.00 C$
(263,465.87 kr)
52,875.84 C$
(410,000.00 kr)
     +55.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,159.69 C$
(210,596.62 kr)
49,514.45 C$
(383,935.71 kr)
     +82.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Montreal Edit Oslo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 106.75 C$
(827.75 kr)
239.44 C$
(1,856.65 kr)
     +124.3 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 54.19 C$
(420.16 kr)
50.62 C$
(392.48 kr)
     -6.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 60.89 C$
(472.15 kr)
63.81 C$
(494.78 kr)
     +4.8 %
Sports And Leisure
Montreal Edit Oslo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.29 C$
(351.20 kr)
60.85 C$
(471.80 kr)
     +34.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.50 C$
(174.47 kr)
37.60 C$
(291.54 kr)
     +67.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 C$
(116.31 kr)
20.96 C$
(162.50 kr)
     +39.7 %
Childcare
Montreal Edit Oslo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 955.00 C$
(7,405.08 kr)
431.16 C$
(3,343.21 kr)
     -54.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,316.67 C$
(79,995.57 kr)
11,358.56 C$
(88,074.44 kr)
     +10.1 %
Clothing And Shoes
Montreal Edit Oslo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 89.80 C$
(696.27 kr)
119.38 C$
(925.71 kr)
     +33.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 62.91 C$
(487.83 kr)
61.41 C$
(476.20 kr)
     -2.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 120.93 C$
(937.66 kr)
135.67 C$
(1,052.00 kr)
     +12.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 144.87 C$
(1,123.31 kr)
182.10 C$
(1,412.00 kr)
     +25.7 %
Rent Per Month
Montreal Edit Oslo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,682.64 C$
(13,047.18 kr)
1,998.56 C$
(15,496.88 kr)
     +18.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,319.65 C$
(10,232.56 kr)
1,530.40 C$
(11,866.76 kr)
     +16.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,960.00 C$
(22,951.88 kr)
2,978.18 C$
(23,092.86 kr)
     +0.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,112.71 C$
(16,382.01 kr)
2,281.02 C$
(17,687.04 kr)
     +8.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
Montreal Edit Oslo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 951.88 C$
(7,380.85 kr)
1,121.11 C$
(8,693.10 kr)
     +17.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 563.54 C$
(4,369.72 kr)
768.54 C$
(5,959.24 kr)
     +36.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Montreal Edit Oslo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,690.69 C$
(28,617.63 kr)
5,143.94 C$
(39,886.19 kr)
     +39.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.41 3.82      -40.3 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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