Cost of Living Comparison Between Amsterdam and Oslo 

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Consumer Prices in Oslo are 14.7% higher than in Amsterdam (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Oslo are 3.6% lower than in Amsterdam
Rent Prices in Oslo are 32.2% lower than in Amsterdam
Restaurant Prices in Oslo are 0.9% lower than in Amsterdam
Groceries Prices in Oslo are 38.4% higher than in Amsterdam
Local Purchasing Power in Oslo is 0.9% lower than in Amsterdam
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Restaurants
Amsterdam Edit Oslo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 €
(229.53 kr)
17.43 €
(200.00 kr)
     -12.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 85.00 €
(975.52 kr)
87.13 €
(1,000.00 kr)
     +2.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 €
(137.72 kr)
11.24 €
(129.00 kr)
     -6.3 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.35 €
(72.88 kr)
9.58 €
(110.00 kr)
     +50.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.50 €
(63.12 kr)
8.71 €
(100.00 kr)
     +58.4 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.94 €
(45.24 kr)
4.00 €
(45.93 kr)
     +1.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.97 €
(34.08 kr)
2.79 €
(31.99 kr)
     -6.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.54 €
(29.10 kr)
2.28 €
(26.16 kr)
     -10.1 %
Markets
Amsterdam Edit Oslo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.70 €
(53.93 kr)
7.42 €
(85.16 kr)
     +57.9 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.61 €
(18.42 kr)
2.71 €
(31.08 kr)
     +68.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.20 €
(13.82 kr)
1.29 €
(14.86 kr)
     +7.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.10 €
(47.07 kr)
3.94 €
(45.21 kr)
     -4.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.38 €
(61.75 kr)
5.02 €
(57.59 kr)
     -6.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.52 €
(63.37 kr)
5.97 €
(68.54 kr)
     +8.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.33 €
(72.61 kr)
11.54 €
(132.49 kr)
     +82.5 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.83 €
(9.51 kr)
1.28 €
(14.67 kr)
     +54.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.93 €
(10.66 kr)
0.89 €
(10.25 kr)
     -3.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.84 €
(9.59 kr)
1.21 €
(13.87 kr)
     +44.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.39 €
(16.01 kr)
2.02 €
(23.15 kr)
     +44.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.80 €
(9.17 kr)
0.86 €
(9.83 kr)
     +7.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.75 €
(8.59 kr)
0.95 €
(10.87 kr)
     +26.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.12 €
(12.90 kr)
2.34 €
(26.80 kr)
     +107.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.70 €
(8.03 kr)
1.85 €
(21.20 kr)
     +163.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.50 €
(74.60 kr)
13.94 €
(160.00 kr)
     +114.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.27 €
(14.62 kr)
2.95 €
(33.80 kr)
     +131.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.21 €
(25.33 kr)
3.80 €
(43.65 kr)
     +72.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.50 €
(109.03 kr)
13.07 €
(150.00 kr)
     +37.6 %
Transportation
Amsterdam Edit Oslo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.40 €
(39.02 kr)
3.49 €
(40.00 kr)
     +2.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 81.50 €
(935.35 kr)
74.32 €
(853.00 kr)
     -8.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 €
(45.91 kr)
8.71 €
(100.00 kr)
     +117.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.86 €
(44.33 kr)
2.21 €
(25.34 kr)
     -42.8 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.50 €
(372.99 kr)
43.57 €
(500.00 kr)
     +34.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.34 €
(84.20 kr)
7.33 €
(84.18 kr)
     -0.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 €
(321,348.20 kr)
35,724.49 €
(410,000.00 kr)
     +27.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,160.38 €
(369,095.77 kr)
34,022.72 €
(390,469.23 kr)
     +5.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Amsterdam Edit Oslo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 231.04 €
(2,651.60 kr)
161.78 €
(1,856.65 kr)
     -30.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 21.47 €
(246.44 kr)
34.20 €
(392.48 kr)
     +59.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 45.48 €
(521.94 kr)
43.22 €
(496.08 kr)
     -5.0 %
Sports And Leisure
Amsterdam Edit Oslo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 54.20 €
(622.04 kr)
44.62 €
(512.12 kr)
     -17.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.67 €
(214.23 kr)
24.62 €
(282.50 kr)
     +31.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 €
(160.67 kr)
14.16 €
(162.50 kr)
     +1.1 %
Childcare
Amsterdam Edit Oslo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,838.09 €
(21,095.20 kr)
290.92 €
(3,338.85 kr)
     -84.2 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,065.71 €
(115,521.40 kr)
7,674.18 €
(88,074.44 kr)
     -23.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
Amsterdam Edit Oslo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 73.98 €
(849.09 kr)
80.66 €
(925.71 kr)
     +9.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.59 €
(351.08 kr)
41.49 €
(476.20 kr)
     +35.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 82.80 €
(950.29 kr)
91.66 €
(1,052.00 kr)
     +10.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.55 €
(1,096.55 kr)
124.26 €
(1,426.09 kr)
     +30.1 %
Rent Per Month
Amsterdam Edit Oslo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,878.79 €
(21,562.35 kr)
1,351.35 €
(15,509.09 kr)
     -28.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,552.38 €
(17,816.24 kr)
1,069.99 €
(12,280.00 kr)
     -31.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,057.37 €
(35,088.61 kr)
2,012.15 €
(23,092.86 kr)
     -34.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,320.27 €
(26,629.10 kr)
1,541.12 €
(17,687.04 kr)
     -33.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Amsterdam Edit Oslo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 792.12 €
(9,090.95 kr)
758.66 €
(8,706.93 kr)
     -4.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 514.14 €
(5,900.64 kr)
519.25 €
(5,959.24 kr)
     +1.0 %
Salaries And Financing
Amsterdam Edit Oslo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,469.38 €
(39,817.08 kr)
3,315.59 €
(38,052.14 kr)
     -4.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.95 3.82      -3.2 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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