Cost of Living Comparison Between Madrid and Oslo 

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Consumer Prices in Oslo are 52.5% higher than in Madrid (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Oslo are 35.9% higher than in Madrid
Rent Prices in Oslo are 5.6% higher than in Madrid
Restaurant Prices in Oslo are 43.0% higher than in Madrid
Groceries Prices in Oslo are 65.7% higher than in Madrid
Local Purchasing Power in Oslo is 16.2% higher than in Madrid
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Restaurants
Madrid Edit Oslo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.00 €
(159.57 kr)
17.55 €
(200.00 kr)
     +25.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(683.88 kr)
87.73 €
(1,000.00 kr)
     +46.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.90 €
(101.44 kr)
11.32 €
(129.00 kr)
     +27.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 €
(34.19 kr)
8.77 €
(100.00 kr)
     +192.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.95 €
(45.02 kr)
8.77 €
(100.00 kr)
     +122.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.40 €
(27.40 kr)
4.01 €
(45.68 kr)
     +66.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.48 €
(28.27 kr)
2.81 €
(31.98 kr)
     +13.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.55 €
(17.64 kr)
2.29 €
(26.15 kr)
     +48.3 %
Markets
Madrid Edit Oslo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.05 €
(46.18 kr)
7.40 €
(84.36 kr)
     +82.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.40 €
(15.93 kr)
2.73 €
(31.10 kr)
     +95.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.65 €
(7.38 kr)
1.30 €
(14.86 kr)
     +101.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.81 €
(32.07 kr)
3.97 €
(45.21 kr)
     +41.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.94 €
(67.70 kr)
5.05 €
(57.59 kr)
     -14.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.40 €
(38.79 kr)
5.94 €
(67.71 kr)
     +74.6 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.06 €
(69.04 kr)
11.62 €
(132.49 kr)
     +91.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.04 €
(11.88 kr)
1.28 €
(14.53 kr)
     +22.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.81 €
(9.20 kr)
0.89 €
(10.16 kr)
     +10.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.76 €
(8.64 kr)
1.22 €
(13.87 kr)
     +60.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.07 €
(12.16 kr)
2.03 €
(23.12 kr)
     +90.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.61 €
(6.96 kr)
0.87 €
(9.87 kr)
     +41.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.67 €
(7.58 kr)
0.95 €
(10.86 kr)
     +43.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.20 €
(13.70 kr)
2.35 €
(26.80 kr)
     +95.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.85 €
(9.66 kr)
1.86 €
(21.20 kr)
     +119.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €
(68.39 kr)
14.04 €
(160.00 kr)
     +134.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.15 €
(13.13 kr)
2.97 €
(33.81 kr)
     +157.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.74 €
(19.83 kr)
3.77 €
(42.96 kr)
     +116.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.38 €
(61.26 kr)
13.16 €
(150.00 kr)
     +144.8 %
Transportation
Madrid Edit Oslo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 €
(17.10 kr)
3.51 €
(40.00 kr)
     +134.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 €
(455.92 kr)
74.84 €
(853.00 kr)
     +87.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €
(34.19 kr)
8.77 €
(100.00 kr)
     +192.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.93 €
(22.01 kr)
2.22 €
(25.34 kr)
     +15.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 22.00 €
(250.76 kr)
45.62 €
(520.00 kr)
     +107.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.17 €
(70.35 kr)
7.26 €
(82.71 kr)
     +17.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,000.00 €
(364,736.16 kr)
35,971.21 €
(410,000.00 kr)
     +12.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,776.39 €
(293,799.41 kr)
33,684.47 €
(383,935.71 kr)
     +30.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Madrid Edit Oslo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 133.96 €
(1,526.89 kr)
162.89 €
(1,856.65 kr)
     +21.6 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 16.17 €
(184.27 kr)
34.43 €
(392.48 kr)
     +113.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.85 €
(328.84 kr)
43.43 €
(494.96 kr)
     +50.5 %
Sports And Leisure
Madrid Edit Oslo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 42.15 €
(480.38 kr)
41.39 €
(471.80 kr)
     -1.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.25 €
(116.81 kr)
25.58 €
(291.54 kr)
     +149.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 €
(113.98 kr)
14.26 €
(162.50 kr)
     +42.6 %
Childcare
Madrid Edit Oslo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 485.00 €
(5,528.03 kr)
293.32 €
(3,343.21 kr)
     -39.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,295.24 €
(94,549.16 kr)
7,727.18 €
(88,074.44 kr)
     -6.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
Madrid Edit Oslo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 67.32 €
(767.35 kr)
81.22 €
(925.71 kr)
     +20.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.66 €
(326.69 kr)
41.78 €
(476.20 kr)
     +45.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.12 €
(867.60 kr)
92.30 €
(1,052.00 kr)
     +21.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 83.77 €
(954.77 kr)
123.88 €
(1,412.00 kr)
     +47.9 %
Rent Per Month
Madrid Edit Oslo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,205.56 €
(13,740.93 kr)
1,360.68 €
(15,509.09 kr)
     +12.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 880.00 €
(10,030.24 kr)
1,041.13 €
(11,866.76 kr)
     +18.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,140.22 €
(24,394.21 kr)
2,026.04 €
(23,092.86 kr)
     -5.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,429.18 €
(16,289.82 kr)
1,551.77 €
(17,687.04 kr)
     +8.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Madrid Edit Oslo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 396.58 €
(4,520.17 kr)
762.69 €
(8,693.10 kr)
     +92.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 237.16 €
(2,703.10 kr)
522.83 €
(5,959.24 kr)
     +120.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Madrid Edit Oslo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,216.24 €
(25,260.69 kr)
3,499.40 €
(39,886.19 kr)
     +57.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.62 3.82      +46.2 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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