Cost of Living Comparison Between Oslo and Bergen 

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Consumer Prices in Bergen are 2.74% lower than in Oslo (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bergen are 8.32% lower than in Oslo
Rent Prices in Bergen are 22.94% lower than in Oslo
Restaurant Prices in Bergen are 4.78% lower than in Oslo
Groceries Prices in Bergen are 5.68% lower than in Oslo
Local Purchasing Power in Bergen is 3.20% 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) 109.50 kr 110.00 kr      +0.46 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 90.00 kr 90.00 kr      0.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 90.00 kr 80.00 kr      -11.11 %
Cappuccino (regular) 42.88 kr 47.00 kr      +9.60 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 31.54 kr 25.65 kr      -18.66 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 27.63 kr 21.00 kr      -24.01 %
Markets
Oslo Edit Bergen Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 70.04 kr 67.79 kr      -3.22 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 27.46 kr 24.19 kr      -11.89 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 12.74 kr 8.48 kr      -33.46 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 38.62 kr 37.84 kr      -2.03 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 51.57 kr 47.26 kr      -8.36 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 56.32 kr 49.27 kr      -12.51 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 127.54 kr 119.19 kr      -6.55 %
Apples (1 lb) 12.79 kr 13.73 kr      +7.35 %
Banana (1 lb) 9.66 kr 10.43 kr      +8.05 %
Oranges (1 lb) 13.05 kr 12.47 kr      -4.43 %
Tomato (1 lb) 14.65 kr 16.17 kr      +10.39 %
Potato (1 lb) 8.69 kr 8.33 kr      -4.04 %
Onion (1 lb) 9.54 kr 8.46 kr      -11.29 %
Lettuce (1 head) 21.84 kr 21.22 kr      -2.81 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 18.70 kr 17.57 kr      -6.06 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 150.00 kr 135.00 kr      -10.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 32.58 kr 31.31 kr      -3.89 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 40.33 kr 36.89 kr      -8.54 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 135.00 kr 130.00 kr      -3.70 %
Transportation
Oslo Edit Bergen Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 37.00 kr 39.00 kr      +5.41 %
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) 446.10 kr 720.00 kr      +61.40 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 58.45 kr 61.20 kr      +4.71 %
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) 338,179.99 kr 336,217.51 kr      -0.58 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Oslo Edit Bergen Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,254.77 kr 1,620.41 kr      +29.14 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.96 kr 0.88 kr      -8.55 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 447.27 kr 493.53 kr      +10.34 %
Sports And Leisure
Oslo Edit Bergen Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 433.17 kr 435.68 kr      +0.58 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 282.50 kr 301.91 kr      +6.87 %
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 3,200.23 kr 3,113.33 kr      -2.72 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 137,500.00 kr 43,057.50 kr      -68.69 %
Clothing And Shoes
Oslo Edit Bergen Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 905.58 kr 877.56 kr      -3.09 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 386.60 kr 365.31 kr      -5.51 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,023.00 kr 1,046.41 kr      +2.29 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,315.62 kr 1,368.62 kr      +4.03 %
Rent Per Month
Oslo Edit Bergen Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 12,861.45 kr 9,523.81 kr      -25.95 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 10,009.14 kr 7,026.32 kr      -29.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 20,217.92 kr 15,900.00 kr      -21.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 15,649.31 kr 12,812.81 kr      -18.13 %
Buy Apartment Price
Oslo Edit Bergen Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,999.71 kr 5,202.53 kr      -34.97 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,063.20 kr 3,344.48 kr      -33.95 %
Salaries And Financing
Oslo Edit Bergen Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 33,059.45 kr 31,278.67 kr      -5.39 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.73 2.52      -7.59 %
Last update: February 2021March 2021
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