Cost of Living Comparison Between Riga and Oslo 

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Consumer Prices in Oslo are 51.2% higher than in Riga (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Oslo are 70.8% higher than in Riga
Rent Prices in Oslo are 161.8% higher than in Riga
Restaurant Prices in Oslo are 68.3% higher than in Riga
Groceries Prices in Oslo are 83.3% higher than in Riga
Local Purchasing Power in Oslo is 70.1% higher than in Riga
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Restaurants
Riga Edit Oslo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 €
(116.73 kr)
19.70 €
(230.00 kr)
     +97.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(700.37 kr)
85.67 €
(1,000.00 kr)
     +42.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.25 €
(84.63 kr)
10.93 €
(127.56 kr)
     +50.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 €
(52.53 kr)
9.42 €
(110.00 kr)
     +109.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 €
(46.69 kr)
9.42 €
(110.00 kr)
     +135.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.98 €
(34.82 kr)
4.01 €
(46.76 kr)
     +34.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.43 €
(16.68 kr)
3.23 €
(37.67 kr)
     +125.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.10 €
(12.85 kr)
2.31 €
(26.96 kr)
     +109.9 %
Markets
Riga Edit Oslo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.30 €
(50.21 kr)
7.19 €
(83.93 kr)
     +67.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.22 €
(14.26 kr)
2.57 €
(30.05 kr)
     +110.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.19 €
(13.92 kr)
1.25 €
(14.61 kr)
     +5.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.52 €
(29.39 kr)
3.97 €
(46.30 kr)
     +57.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.50 €
(52.47 kr)
5.01 €
(58.53 kr)
     +11.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.96 €
(34.57 kr)
5.89 €
(68.72 kr)
     +98.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.75 €
(55.41 kr)
11.70 €
(136.57 kr)
     +146.5 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.64 €
(7.42 kr)
1.26 €
(14.76 kr)
     +98.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 €
(8.81 kr)
0.87 €
(10.14 kr)
     +15.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.94 €
(10.92 kr)
1.18 €
(13.75 kr)
     +25.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.33 €
(15.48 kr)
1.96 €
(22.88 kr)
     +47.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.35 €
(4.09 kr)
0.83 €
(9.64 kr)
     +135.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.44 €
(5.12 kr)
0.92 €
(10.72 kr)
     +109.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.44 €
(16.86 kr)
2.30 €
(26.90 kr)
     +59.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.81 €
(9.43 kr)
1.79 €
(20.89 kr)
     +121.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 €
(81.71 kr)
13.28 €
(155.00 kr)
     +89.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.61 €
(18.80 kr)
2.91 €
(33.95 kr)
     +80.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.81 €
(21.08 kr)
3.64 €
(42.47 kr)
     +101.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4.80 €
(56.03 kr)
13.28 €
(155.00 kr)
     +176.6 %
Transportation
Riga Edit Oslo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 €
(17.51 kr)
3.43 €
(40.00 kr)
     +128.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 €
(350.18 kr)
73.08 €
(853.00 kr)
     +143.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 €
(29.18 kr)
8.57 €
(100.00 kr)
     +242.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.49 €
(17.38 kr)
2.17 €
(25.34 kr)
     +45.8 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 9.80 €
(114.39 kr)
44.55 €
(520.00 kr)
     +354.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.33 €
(73.86 kr)
7.21 €
(84.20 kr)
     +14.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,245.00 €
(294,679.59 kr)
34,267.73 €
(400,000.00 kr)
     +35.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,440.00 €
(285,282.99 kr)
33,254.69 €
(388,175.00 kr)
     +36.1 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Riga Edit Oslo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 318.59 €
(3,718.87 kr)
158.33 €
(1,848.19 kr)
     -50.3 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 18.18 €
(212.20 kr)
32.28 €
(376.84 kr)
     +77.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 15.54 €
(181.43 kr)
42.00 €
(490.27 kr)
     +170.2 %
Sports And Leisure
Riga Edit Oslo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.94 €
(512.87 kr)
43.38 €
(506.35 kr)
     -1.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.44 €
(296.93 kr)
23.66 €
(276.15 kr)
     -7.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 €
(116.73 kr)
14.56 €
(170.00 kr)
     +45.6 %
Childcare
Riga Edit Oslo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 429.09 €
(5,008.69 kr)
283.35 €
(3,307.50 kr)
     -34.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,394.29 €
(144,675.90 kr)
7,545.28 €
(88,074.44 kr)
     -39.1 %
Clothing And Shoes
Riga Edit Oslo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 77.56 €
(905.34 kr)
78.87 €
(920.68 kr)
     +1.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.13 €
(480.10 kr)
41.48 €
(484.14 kr)
     +0.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.62 €
(976.09 kr)
92.91 €
(1,084.54 kr)
     +11.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 112.46 €
(1,312.70 kr)
124.22 €
(1,450.00 kr)
     +10.5 %
Rent Per Month
Riga Edit Oslo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 488.03 €
(5,696.63 kr)
1,314.31 €
(15,341.67 kr)
     +169.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 328.42 €
(3,833.59 kr)
1,050.24 €
(12,259.26 kr)
     +219.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 861.54 €
(10,056.56 kr)
1,990.67 €
(23,236.67 kr)
     +131.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 567.24 €
(6,621.29 kr)
1,522.31 €
(17,769.64 kr)
     +168.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Riga Edit Oslo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 229.30 €
(2,676.62 kr)
749.76 €
(8,751.80 kr)
     +227.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 142.40 €
(1,662.20 kr)
519.88 €
(6,068.42 kr)
     +265.1 %
Salaries And Financing
Riga Edit Oslo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,138.57 €
(13,290.33 kr)
3,308.93 €
(38,624.42 kr)
     +190.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.33 4.07      -5.9 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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