Cost of Living Comparison Between Bucharest and Oslo 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Oslo are 151.37% higher than in Bucharest (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Oslo are 166.44% higher than in Bucharest
Rent Prices in Oslo are 214.02% higher than in Bucharest
Restaurant Prices in Oslo are 174.75% higher than in Bucharest
Groceries Prices in Oslo are 189.12% higher than in Bucharest
Local Purchasing Power in Oslo is 76.10% higher than in Bucharest
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Restaurants
Bucharest Edit Oslo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 33.00 lei
(66.96 kr)
88.71 lei
(180.00 kr)
     +168.82 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 lei
(304.36 kr)
418.91 lei
(850.00 kr)
     +179.27 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 20.00 lei
(40.58 kr)
54.21 lei
(110.00 kr)
     +171.06 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 lei
(16.23 kr)
44.36 lei
(90.00 kr)
     +454.44 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 12.00 lei
(24.35 kr)
44.36 lei
(90.00 kr)
     +269.63 %
Cappuccino (regular) 10.01 lei
(20.30 kr)
21.28 lei
(43.18 kr)
     +112.67 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 6.40 lei
(12.99 kr)
15.97 lei
(32.40 kr)
     +149.39 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 6.09 lei
(12.36 kr)
13.61 lei
(27.62 kr)
     +123.58 %
Markets
Bucharest Edit Oslo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 19.46 lei
(39.48 kr)
34.32 lei
(69.63 kr)
     +76.38 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.79 lei
(5.67 kr)
12.91 lei
(26.19 kr)
     +362.20 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.49 lei
(5.05 kr)
6.27 lei
(12.71 kr)
     +151.62 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 10.80 lei
(21.91 kr)
18.36 lei
(37.26 kr)
     +70.02 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 11.71 lei
(23.77 kr)
24.67 lei
(50.06 kr)
     +110.62 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 9.88 lei
(20.04 kr)
28.85 lei
(58.53 kr)
     +192.07 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 15.79 lei
(32.03 kr)
60.99 lei
(123.76 kr)
     +286.38 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.08 lei
(4.22 kr)
6.20 lei
(12.58 kr)
     +198.43 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.62 lei
(5.32 kr)
4.64 lei
(9.41 kr)
     +77.02 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.48 lei
(5.02 kr)
5.97 lei
(12.12 kr)
     +141.25 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.65 lei
(5.37 kr)
7.41 lei
(15.03 kr)
     +179.97 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.21 lei
(2.46 kr)
4.01 lei
(8.14 kr)
     +230.86 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.27 lei
(2.58 kr)
4.67 lei
(9.47 kr)
     +266.90 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.62 lei
(5.32 kr)
11.11 lei
(22.54 kr)
     +323.91 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.65 lei
(5.39 kr)
9.38 lei
(19.02 kr)
     +253.12 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 25.00 lei
(50.73 kr)
73.93 lei
(150.00 kr)
     +195.70 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.79 lei
(7.69 kr)
15.71 lei
(31.87 kr)
     +314.46 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.13 lei
(12.44 kr)
20.10 lei
(40.79 kr)
     +227.88 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 21.00 lei
(42.61 kr)
66.78 lei
(135.50 kr)
     +218.00 %
Transportation
Bucharest Edit Oslo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 lei
(3.04 kr)
18.23 lei
(37.00 kr)
     +1,115.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 lei
(142.03 kr)
379.49 lei
(770.00 kr)
     +442.12 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.00 lei
(4.06 kr)
49.28 lei
(100.00 kr)
     +2,364.19 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 lei
(6.53 kr)
11.10 lei
(22.53 kr)
     +244.99 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 lei
(40.58 kr)
223.77 lei
(454.05 kr)
     +1,018.86 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 19.48 lei
(39.53 kr)
28.44 lei
(57.71 kr)
     +45.98 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 90,000.00 lei
(182,615.88 kr)
172,493.21 lei
(350,000.00 kr)
     +91.66 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 95,071.88 lei
(192,907.05 kr)
167,765.08 lei
(340,406.31 kr)
     +76.46 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Bucharest Edit Oslo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 488.05 lei
(990.29 kr)
620.48 lei
(1,259.00 kr)
     +27.13 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.39 lei
(0.79 kr)
0.53 lei
(1.08 kr)
     +36.54 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 39.85 lei
(80.85 kr)
224.50 lei
(455.52 kr)
     +463.41 %
Sports And Leisure
Bucharest Edit Oslo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 181.82 lei
(368.93 kr)
225.11 lei
(456.76 kr)
     +23.81 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 69.60 lei
(141.23 kr)
140.57 lei
(285.24 kr)
     +101.97 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 30.00 lei
(60.87 kr)
64.07 lei
(130.00 kr)
     +113.56 %
Childcare
Bucharest Edit Oslo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,624.52 lei
(3,296.25 kr)
1,578.54 lei
(3,202.95 kr)
     -2.83 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 36,329.65 lei
(73,715.24 kr)
61,604.72 lei
(125,000.00 kr)
     +69.57 %
Clothing And Shoes
Bucharest Edit Oslo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 290.87 lei
(590.20 kr)
445.15 lei
(903.24 kr)
     +53.04 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 161.88 lei
(328.46 kr)
188.89 lei
(383.27 kr)
     +16.69 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 312.92 lei
(634.93 kr)
489.39 lei
(993.00 kr)
     +56.39 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 372.83 lei
(756.49 kr)
645.04 lei
(1,308.82 kr)
     +73.01 %
Rent Per Month
Bucharest Edit Oslo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,967.08 lei
(3,991.33 kr)
6,407.36 lei
(13,000.94 kr)
     +225.73 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,374.60 lei
(2,789.15 kr)
5,108.64 lei
(10,365.76 kr)
     +271.65 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,637.71 lei
(7,381.15 kr)
10,192.53 lei
(20,681.31 kr)
     +180.19 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,392.37 lei
(4,854.28 kr)
7,971.79 lei
(16,175.28 kr)
     +233.22 %
Buy Apartment Price
Bucharest Edit Oslo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 849.03 lei
(1,722.74 kr)
3,953.95 lei
(8,022.82 kr)
     +365.70 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 526.35 lei
(1,068.00 kr)
2,526.41 lei
(5,126.24 kr)
     +379.99 %
Salaries And Financing
Bucharest Edit Oslo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,543.71 lei
(7,190.42 kr)
16,627.04 lei
(33,737.35 kr)
     +369.20 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.93 2.71      -54.24 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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