Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Oslo 

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Cost of Living in Oslo is 0.2% lower than in London (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Oslo is 23.2% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Oslo are 52.1% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Oslo are 4.9% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Oslo are 26.2% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Oslo is 1.5% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Oslo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 £
(268.83 kr)
16.74 £
(225.00 kr)
     -16.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 £
(1,075.33 kr)
74.40 £
(1,000.00 kr)
     -7.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 £
(107.53 kr)
9.41 £
(126.50 kr)
     +17.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 £
(87.37 kr)
8.18 £
(110.00 kr)
     +25.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.50 £
(73.93 kr)
7.81 £
(105.00 kr)
     +42.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.64 £
(48.91 kr)
3.45 £
(46.34 kr)
     -5.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.98 £
(26.63 kr)
2.73 £
(36.72 kr)
     +37.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.52 £
(20.47 kr)
2.04 £
(27.40 kr)
     +33.9 %
Markets
London Edit Oslo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.00 £
(67.15 kr)
6.28 £
(84.39 kr)
     +25.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.45 £
(19.51 kr)
2.25 £
(30.22 kr)
     +54.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.94 £
(12.64 kr)
1.12 £
(15.05 kr)
     +19.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.16 £
(42.43 kr)
3.63 £
(48.80 kr)
     +15.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.40 £
(45.69 kr)
4.39 £
(58.95 kr)
     +29.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.44 £
(46.25 kr)
5.41 £
(72.77 kr)
     +57.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.67 £
(76.26 kr)
10.35 £
(139.17 kr)
     +82.5 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.19 £
(15.93 kr)
1.13 £
(15.15 kr)
     -4.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.62 £
(8.40 kr)
0.78 £
(10.48 kr)
     +24.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.20 £
(16.14 kr)
1.08 £
(14.53 kr)
     -10.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.54 £
(20.67 kr)
1.76 £
(23.62 kr)
     +14.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.59 £
(7.95 kr)
0.80 £
(10.79 kr)
     +35.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.55 £
(7.45 kr)
0.86 £
(11.58 kr)
     +55.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.01 £
(13.59 kr)
2.07 £
(27.85 kr)
     +105.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.31 £
(17.63 kr)
1.58 £
(21.25 kr)
     +20.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.75 £
(131.06 kr)
12.65 £
(170.00 kr)
     +29.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.04 £
(27.44 kr)
2.54 £
(34.10 kr)
     +24.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.46 £
(33.03 kr)
3.26 £
(43.78 kr)
     +32.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 £
(201.62 kr)
11.90 £
(160.00 kr)
     -20.6 %
Transportation
London Edit Oslo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(37.64 kr)
3.12 £
(42.00 kr)
     +11.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 £
(2,688.33 kr)
66.73 £
(897.00 kr)
     -66.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 £
(60.49 kr)
7.44 £
(100.00 kr)
     +65.3 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.13 £
(42.13 kr)
1.92 £
(25.75 kr)
     -38.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 £
(403.25 kr)
38.69 £
(520.00 kr)
     +29.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.75 £
(77.27 kr)
6.25 £
(83.96 kr)
     +8.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,035.00 £
(376,836.46 kr)
30,502.22 £
(410,000.00 kr)
     +8.8 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,862.14 £
(361,071.34 kr)
30,223.24 £
(406,250.00 kr)
     +12.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Oslo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 293.89 £
(3,950.40 kr)
139.66 £
(1,877.28 kr)
     -52.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 15.31 £
(205.78 kr)
27.55 £
(370.36 kr)
     +80.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.49 £
(409.84 kr)
36.29 £
(487.79 kr)
     +19.0 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Oslo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.68 £
(614.03 kr)
36.63 £
(492.39 kr)
     -19.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.51 £
(195.05 kr)
18.26 £
(245.38 kr)
     +25.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 £
(201.62 kr)
12.28 £
(165.00 kr)
     -18.2 %
Childcare
London Edit Oslo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,853.11 £
(24,908.89 kr)
237.93 £
(3,198.12 kr)
     -87.2 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,143.18 £
(270,757.46 kr)
7,766.29 £
(104,391.67 kr)
     -61.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Oslo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 82.97 £
(1,115.28 kr)
70.85 £
(952.31 kr)
     -14.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.31 £
(541.80 kr)
36.73 £
(493.67 kr)
     -8.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.95 £
(1,209.04 kr)
82.60 £
(1,110.28 kr)
     -8.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 101.73 £
(1,367.43 kr)
106.73 £
(1,434.62 kr)
     +4.9 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Oslo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,147.22 £
(28,862.19 kr)
1,154.99 £
(15,525.00 kr)
     -46.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,600.08 £
(21,507.73 kr)
919.32 £
(12,357.14 kr)
     -42.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,401.25 £
(59,160.03 kr)
1,843.52 £
(24,780.00 kr)
     -58.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,858.75 £
(38,426.30 kr)
1,349.91 £
(18,145.00 kr)
     -52.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Oslo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,257.91 £
(16,908.35 kr)
643.73 £
(8,652.77 kr)
     -48.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 739.22 £
(9,936.36 kr)
475.97 £
(6,397.80 kr)
     -35.6 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Oslo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,692.77 £
(49,636.86 kr)
2,877.97 £
(38,684.63 kr)
     -22.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.50 4.60      -16.5 %
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