Cost of Living Comparison Between Oslo and Bergen 

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Consumer Prices in Bergen are 1.86% lower than in Oslo (without rent)
Rent Prices in Bergen are 21.61% lower than in Oslo
Restaurant Prices in Bergen are 3.93% lower than in Oslo
Groceries Prices in Bergen are 3.96% lower than in Oslo
Local Purchasing Power in Bergen is 7.29% higher than in Oslo
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Restaurants
Oslo[ Edit ] Bergen[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 180.00 kr 180.00 kr      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 900.00 kr 800.00 kr      -11.11 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 110.00 kr 120.00 kr      +9.09 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 90.00 kr 92.50 kr      +2.78 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 90.00 kr 82.50 kr      -8.33 %
Cappuccino (regular) 43.46 kr 45.75 kr      +5.27 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 30.97 kr 27.31 kr      -11.82 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 26.97 kr 21.09 kr      -21.78 %
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 68.83 kr 69.95 kr      +1.63 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 26.78 kr 22.31 kr      -16.69 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 12.14 kr 11.24 kr      -7.37 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 38.81 kr 38.91 kr      +0.27 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 52.91 kr 47.50 kr      -10.23 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 57.06 kr 49.06 kr      -14.02 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 124.87 kr 116.37 kr      -6.81 %
Apples (1 lb) 12.87 kr 14.11 kr      +9.69 %
Banana (1 lb) 10.19 kr 10.84 kr      +6.34 %
Oranges (1 lb) 12.75 kr 13.43 kr      +5.34 %
Tomato (1 lb) 14.86 kr 16.78 kr      +12.90 %
Potato (1 lb) 8.39 kr 9.83 kr      +17.12 %
Onion (1 lb) 8.55 kr 8.81 kr      +2.94 %
Lettuce (1 head) 21.35 kr 21.41 kr      +0.29 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 18.48 kr 17.50 kr      -5.28 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 150.00 kr 130.00 kr      -13.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 31.96 kr 32.98 kr      +3.19 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 39.15 kr 39.14 kr      -0.03 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 135.00 kr 130.00 kr      -3.70 %
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 37.00 kr 38.50 kr      +4.05 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 770.00 kr 800.00 kr      +3.90 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 100.00 kr 90.00 kr      -10.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 22.53 kr 19.31 kr      -14.29 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 430.20 kr 720.00 kr      +67.36 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 60.68 kr 60.86 kr      +0.30 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 350,000.00 kr 300,000.00 kr      -14.29 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 334,652.99 kr 335,428.57 kr      +0.23 %
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,286.77 kr 1,653.01 kr      +28.46 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.91 kr 0.88 kr      -3.42 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 461.90 kr 471.81 kr      +2.14 %
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 438.35 kr 437.87 kr      -0.11 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 284.05 kr 303.60 kr      +6.88 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 140.00 kr 140.00 kr      0.00 %
Childcare
Oslo[ Edit ] Bergen[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,197.88 kr 3,116.95 kr      -2.53 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 126,312.50 kr 43,057.50 kr      -65.91 %
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 910.72 kr 882.76 kr      -3.07 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 369.19 kr 365.31 kr      -1.05 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 993.44 kr 1,042.24 kr      +4.91 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,296.43 kr 1,371.43 kr      +5.79 %
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 12,915.39 kr 9,934.74 kr      -23.08 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 9,919.21 kr 7,500.00 kr      -24.39 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 20,458.24 kr 16,323.53 kr      -20.21 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 16,203.45 kr 12,882.35 kr      -20.50 %
Buy Apartment Price
Oslo[ Edit ] Bergen[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,041.56 kr 5,313.60 kr      -33.92 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,154.25 kr 3,723.83 kr      -27.75 %
Salaries And Financing
Oslo[ Edit ] Bergen[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 32,524.42 kr 32,320.03 kr      -0.63 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.87 2.74      -4.70 %
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