Cost of Living Comparison Between Oslo and Rome 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Rome are 25.6% lower than in Oslo (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Rome are 22.1% lower than in Oslo
Rent Prices in Rome are 13.2% lower than in Oslo
Restaurant Prices in Rome are 28.3% lower than in Oslo
Groceries Prices in Rome are 29.2% lower than in Oslo
Local Purchasing Power in Rome is 41.1% lower than in Oslo
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Restaurants
Oslo Edit Rome Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 200.00 kr
(18.25 €)
169.85 kr
(15.50 €)
     -15.1 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,065.00 kr
(97.19 €)
767.05 kr
(70.00 €)
     -28.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 120.00 kr
(10.95 €)
98.62 kr
(9.00 €)
     -17.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 100.00 kr
(9.13 €)
54.79 kr
(5.00 €)
     -45.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 96.50 kr
(8.81 €)
49.31 kr
(4.50 €)
     -48.9 %
Cappuccino (regular) 44.62 kr
(4.07 €)
16.11 kr
(1.47 €)
     -63.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 31.08 kr
(2.84 €)
22.61 kr
(2.06 €)
     -27.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 29.00 kr
(2.65 €)
12.02 kr
(1.10 €)
     -58.5 %
Markets
Oslo Edit Rome Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 77.88 kr
(7.11 €)
66.23 kr
(6.04 €)
     -15.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 30.60 kr
(2.79 €)
15.67 kr
(1.43 €)
     -48.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 13.99 kr
(1.28 €)
10.86 kr
(0.99 €)
     -22.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 39.78 kr
(3.63 €)
35.73 kr
(3.26 €)
     -10.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 53.68 kr
(4.90 €)
75.34 kr
(6.88 €)
     +40.4 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 61.82 kr
(5.64 €)
48.14 kr
(4.39 €)
     -22.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 126.46 kr
(11.54 €)
76.03 kr
(6.94 €)
     -39.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 12.83 kr
(1.17 €)
11.24 kr
(1.03 €)
     -12.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 9.48 kr
(0.87 €)
9.43 kr
(0.86 €)
     -0.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 12.58 kr
(1.15 €)
11.44 kr
(1.04 €)
     -9.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 16.37 kr
(1.49 €)
13.17 kr
(1.20 €)
     -19.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 9.20 kr
(0.84 €)
7.79 kr
(0.71 €)
     -15.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 10.87 kr
(0.99 €)
7.91 kr
(0.72 €)
     -27.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 23.93 kr
(2.18 €)
12.14 kr
(1.11 €)
     -49.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 22.17 kr
(2.02 €)
5.41 kr
(0.49 €)
     -75.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 165.00 kr
(15.06 €)
65.75 kr
(6.00 €)
     -60.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 32.57 kr
(2.97 €)
16.25 kr
(1.48 €)
     -50.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 41.34 kr
(3.77 €)
24.47 kr
(2.23 €)
     -40.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 149.75 kr
(13.67 €)
65.75 kr
(6.00 €)
     -56.1 %
Transportation
Oslo Edit Rome Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 39.00 kr
(3.56 €)
16.44 kr
(1.50 €)
     -57.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 814.00 kr
(74.29 €)
383.52 kr
(35.00 €)
     -52.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 100.00 kr
(9.13 €)
43.83 kr
(4.00 €)
     -56.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 24.14 kr
(2.20 €)
20.63 kr
(1.88 €)
     -14.5 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 500.00 kr
(45.63 €)
317.78 kr
(29.00 €)
     -36.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 84.28 kr
(7.69 €)
79.83 kr
(7.29 €)
     -5.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 350,000.00 kr
(31,940.74 €)
273,944.78 kr
(25,000.00 €)
     -21.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 337,090.66 kr
(30,762.65 €)
297,973.65 kr
(27,192.86 €)
     -11.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Oslo Edit Rome Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,266.52 kr
(206.84 €)
2,096.42 kr
(191.32 €)
     -7.5 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.37 kr
(0.12 €)
2.52 kr
(0.23 €)
     +84.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 470.88 kr
(42.97 €)
302.94 kr
(27.65 €)
     -35.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Oslo Edit Rome Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 445.97 kr
(40.70 €)
566.99 kr
(51.74 €)
     +27.1 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 322.31 kr
(29.41 €)
191.43 kr
(17.47 €)
     -40.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 160.00 kr
(14.60 €)
96.98 kr
(8.85 €)
     -39.4 %
Childcare
Oslo Edit Rome Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,255.15 kr
(297.06 €)
4,958.40 kr
(452.50 €)
     +52.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 77,168.75 kr
(7,042.36 €)
93,227.32 kr
(8,507.86 €)
     +20.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
Oslo Edit Rome Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 882.38 kr
(80.53 €)
858.49 kr
(78.34 €)
     -2.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 390.71 kr
(35.66 €)
364.30 kr
(33.25 €)
     -6.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,021.67 kr
(93.24 €)
987.62 kr
(90.13 €)
     -3.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,141.32 kr
(104.16 €)
1,184.66 kr
(108.11 €)
     +3.8 %
Rent Per Month
Oslo Edit Rome Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 13,736.36 kr
(1,253.57 €)
10,993.14 kr
(1,003.23 €)
     -20.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 11,407.32 kr
(1,041.02 €)
7,557.65 kr
(689.71 €)
     -33.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 22,080.00 kr
(2,015.00 €)
23,741.88 kr
(2,166.67 €)
     +7.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 17,690.00 kr
(1,614.38 €)
14,427.76 kr
(1,316.67 €)
     -18.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Oslo Edit Rome Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,705.95 kr
(794.50 €)
6,907.88 kr
(630.41 €)
     -20.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,257.90 kr
(571.09 €)
3,422.48 kr
(312.33 €)
     -45.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Oslo Edit Rome Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 38,130.33 kr
(3,479.75 €)
17,488.19 kr
(1,595.96 €)
     -54.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.89 2.07      -28.5 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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