Cost of Living Comparison Between Riga and Oslo 

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Cost of Living in Oslo is 51.4% higher than in Riga (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Oslo is 72.2% higher than in Riga
Rent Prices in Oslo are 168.6% higher than in Riga
Restaurant Prices in Oslo are 57.4% higher than in Riga
Groceries Prices in Oslo are 88.3% higher than in Riga
Local Purchasing Power in Oslo is 67.5% higher than in Riga
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Restaurants
Riga Edit Oslo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €
(138.74 kr)
19.03 €
(220.00 kr)
     +58.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(693.71 kr)
86.49 €
(1,000.00 kr)
     +44.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 €
(86.71 kr)
10.94 €
(126.50 kr)
     +45.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 €
(52.03 kr)
9.51 €
(110.00 kr)
     +111.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 €
(46.25 kr)
9.51 €
(110.00 kr)
     +137.9 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.13 €
(36.21 kr)
4.02 €
(46.53 kr)
     +28.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.47 €
(16.99 kr)
3.26 €
(37.70 kr)
     +121.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.08 €
(12.50 kr)
2.39 €
(27.66 kr)
     +121.3 %
Markets
Riga Edit Oslo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.36 €
(50.36 kr)
7.24 €
(83.73 kr)
     +66.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.22 €
(14.07 kr)
2.65 €
(30.67 kr)
     +117.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.21 €
(14.03 kr)
1.32 €
(15.24 kr)
     +8.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.53 €
(29.28 kr)
3.99 €
(46.12 kr)
     +57.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.58 €
(52.91 kr)
5.03 €
(58.13 kr)
     +9.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.92 €
(33.73 kr)
6.08 €
(70.30 kr)
     +108.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.70 €
(54.34 kr)
11.90 €
(137.54 kr)
     +153.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.63 €
(7.28 kr)
1.32 €
(15.23 kr)
     +109.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 €
(8.74 kr)
0.88 €
(10.22 kr)
     +16.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.94 €
(10.84 kr)
1.19 €
(13.73 kr)
     +26.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.33 €
(15.39 kr)
2.04 €
(23.58 kr)
     +53.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.35 €
(4.04 kr)
0.87 €
(10.07 kr)
     +149.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.44 €
(5.08 kr)
0.92 €
(10.69 kr)
     +110.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.35 €
(15.65 kr)
2.35 €
(27.13 kr)
     +73.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.83 €
(9.58 kr)
1.82 €
(21.10 kr)
     +120.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 €
(80.93 kr)
13.84 €
(160.00 kr)
     +97.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.63 €
(18.81 kr)
2.98 €
(34.41 kr)
     +82.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.86 €
(21.50 kr)
3.79 €
(43.80 kr)
     +103.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4.92 €
(56.94 kr)
13.41 €
(155.00 kr)
     +172.2 %
Transportation
Riga Edit Oslo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 €
(17.34 kr)
3.46 €
(40.00 kr)
     +130.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 €
(346.86 kr)
77.41 €
(895.00 kr)
     +158.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 €
(28.90 kr)
8.65 €
(100.00 kr)
     +246.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 €
(18.61 kr)
2.19 €
(25.34 kr)
     +36.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 11.00 €
(127.18 kr)
44.98 €
(520.00 kr)
     +308.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.37 €
(73.61 kr)
7.27 €
(84.09 kr)
     +14.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,245.00 €
(291,879.68 kr)
32,866.62 €
(380,000.00 kr)
     +30.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,786.67 €
(286,580.49 kr)
33,240.39 €
(384,321.43 kr)
     +34.1 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Riga Edit Oslo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 313.54 €
(3,625.10 kr)
156.02 €
(1,803.88 kr)
     -50.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 17.94 €
(207.40 kr)
32.17 €
(371.96 kr)
     +79.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 14.98 €
(173.22 kr)
40.91 €
(472.96 kr)
     +173.0 %
Sports And Leisure
Riga Edit Oslo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.09 €
(509.77 kr)
42.43 €
(490.56 kr)
     -3.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.88 €
(287.60 kr)
23.41 €
(270.71 kr)
     -5.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 €
(115.62 kr)
14.27 €
(165.00 kr)
     +42.7 %
Childcare
Riga Edit Oslo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 455.40 €
(5,265.28 kr)
282.04 €
(3,260.88 kr)
     -38.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,230.77 €
(141,410.70 kr)
10,457.39 €
(120,907.14 kr)
     -14.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Riga Edit Oslo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 79.16 €
(915.24 kr)
80.56 €
(931.42 kr)
     +1.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.95 €
(473.51 kr)
42.70 €
(493.67 kr)
     +4.3 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 85.56 €
(989.18 kr)
94.17 €
(1,088.81 kr)
     +10.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 113.81 €
(1,315.83 kr)
128.35 €
(1,484.00 kr)
     +12.8 %
Rent Per Month
Riga Edit Oslo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 498.59 €
(5,764.64 kr)
1,333.94 €
(15,422.86 kr)
     +167.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 337.43 €
(3,901.31 kr)
1,061.18 €
(12,269.23 kr)
     +214.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 875.00 €
(10,116.65 kr)
2,144.59 €
(24,795.45 kr)
     +145.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 571.15 €
(6,603.61 kr)
1,546.55 €
(17,881.03 kr)
     +170.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
Riga Edit Oslo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 231.42 €
(2,675.60 kr)
749.93 €
(8,670.64 kr)
     +224.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 142.12 €
(1,643.13 kr)
540.67 €
(6,251.22 kr)
     +280.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Riga Edit Oslo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,154.79 €
(13,351.52 kr)
3,332.22 €
(38,526.70 kr)
     +188.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.55 4.55      -0.1 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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