Cost of Living Comparison Between Norway and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 31.55% lower than in Norway (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 20.27% lower than in Norway
Rent Prices in United States are 16.59% higher than in Norway
Restaurant Prices in United States are 33.99% lower than in Norway
Groceries Prices in United States are 29.32% lower than in Norway
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 26.93% higher than in Norway
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Restaurants
Norway Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 180.00 kr
(20.98 $)
128.68 kr
(15.00 $)
     -28.51 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 830.00 kr
(96.75 $)
514.73 kr
(60.00 $)
     -37.98 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 120.00 kr
(13.99 $)
68.63 kr
(8.00 $)
     -42.81 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 90.00 kr
(10.49 $)
42.89 kr
(5.00 $)
     -52.34 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 90.00 kr
(10.49 $)
51.47 kr
(6.00 $)
     -42.81 %
Cappuccino (regular) 42.45 kr
(4.95 $)
36.96 kr
(4.31 $)
     -12.92 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 31.54 kr
(3.68 $)
16.45 kr
(1.92 $)
     -47.85 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 26.68 kr
(3.11 $)
13.29 kr
(1.55 $)
     -50.20 %
Markets
Norway Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 71.64 kr
(8.35 $)
27.94 kr
(3.26 $)
     -61.00 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 25.53 kr
(2.98 $)
21.30 kr
(2.48 $)
     -16.57 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 12.33 kr
(1.44 $)
15.48 kr
(1.80 $)
     +25.56 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 37.90 kr
(4.42 $)
19.72 kr
(2.30 $)
     -47.97 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 48.31 kr
(5.63 $)
43.04 kr
(5.02 $)
     -10.91 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 58.28 kr
(6.79 $)
35.96 kr
(4.19 $)
     -38.30 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 120.77 kr
(14.08 $)
49.42 kr
(5.76 $)
     -59.08 %
Apples (1 lb) 13.48 kr
(1.57 $)
17.61 kr
(2.05 $)
     +30.65 %
Banana (1 lb) 10.18 kr
(1.19 $)
6.07 kr
(0.71 $)
     -40.39 %
Oranges (1 lb) 13.06 kr
(1.52 $)
15.48 kr
(1.80 $)
     +18.53 %
Tomato (1 lb) 15.61 kr
(1.82 $)
16.62 kr
(1.94 $)
     +6.48 %
Potato (1 lb) 9.51 kr
(1.11 $)
10.07 kr
(1.17 $)
     +5.92 %
Onion (1 lb) 10.28 kr
(1.20 $)
10.13 kr
(1.18 $)
     -1.44 %
Lettuce (1 head) 22.50 kr
(2.62 $)
14.08 kr
(1.64 $)
     -37.42 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 20.65 kr
(2.41 $)
15.40 kr
(1.79 $)
     -25.43 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 150.00 kr
(17.48 $)
102.95 kr
(12.00 $)
     -31.37 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 32.94 kr
(3.84 $)
21.54 kr
(2.51 $)
     -34.59 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 40.51 kr
(4.72 $)
24.59 kr
(2.87 $)
     -39.31 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 135.00 kr
(15.74 $)
68.63 kr
(8.00 $)
     -49.16 %
Transportation
Norway Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 38.00 kr
(4.43 $)
18.87 kr
(2.20 $)
     -50.33 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 760.00 kr
(88.59 $)
557.63 kr
(65.00 $)
     -26.63 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 100.00 kr
(11.66 $)
27.88 kr
(3.25 $)
     -72.12 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 23.50 kr
(2.74 $)
22.65 kr
(2.64 $)
     -3.61 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 500.00 kr
(58.28 $)
257.37 kr
(30.00 $)
     -48.53 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 60.60 kr
(7.06 $)
22.25 kr
(2.59 $)
     -63.28 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 340,000.00 kr
(39,632.07 $)
198,987.82 kr
(23,195.00 $)
     -41.47 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 329,197.68 kr
(38,372.90 $)
186,623.53 kr
(21,753.76 $)
     -43.31 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Norway Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,681.70 kr
(196.03 $)
1,431.67 kr
(166.88 $)
     -14.87 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.13 kr
(0.13 $)
1.19 kr
(0.14 $)
     +5.69 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 501.59 kr
(58.47 $)
566.48 kr
(66.03 $)
     +12.94 %
Sports And Leisure
Norway Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 415.32 kr
(48.41 $)
318.26 kr
(37.10 $)
     -23.37 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 293.46 kr
(34.21 $)
135.46 kr
(15.79 $)
     -53.84 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 130.00 kr
(15.15 $)
102.95 kr
(12.00 $)
     -20.81 %
Childcare
Norway Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,220.08 kr
(375.35 $)
8,009.49 kr
(933.63 $)
     +148.74 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 54,923.60 kr
(6,402.17 $)
132,193.30 kr
(15,409.10 $)
     +140.69 %
Clothing And Shoes
Norway Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 877.71 kr
(102.31 $)
376.50 kr
(43.89 $)
     -57.10 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 398.72 kr
(46.48 $)
304.56 kr
(35.50 $)
     -23.61 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 980.49 kr
(114.29 $)
655.02 kr
(76.35 $)
     -33.19 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,297.62 kr
(151.26 $)
827.15 kr
(96.42 $)
     -36.26 %
Rent Per Month
Norway Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 10,072.84 kr
(1,174.14 $)
11,453.26 kr
(1,335.05 $)
     +13.70 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,889.50 kr
(919.64 $)
9,323.76 kr
(1,086.82 $)
     +18.18 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 16,554.91 kr
(1,929.72 $)
18,583.07 kr
(2,166.13 $)
     +12.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 12,748.63 kr
(1,486.04 $)
15,128.89 kr
(1,763.50 $)
     +18.67 %
Buy Apartment Price
Norway Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,321.75 kr
(620.33 $)
2,844.78 kr
(331.60 $)
     -46.54 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,685.32 kr
(429.58 $)
1,701.09 kr
(198.29 $)
     -53.84 %
Salaries And Financing
Norway Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 30,184.76 kr
(3,518.48 $)
30,548.57 kr
(3,560.89 $)
     +1.21 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.72 3.98      +46.30 %
Last update: September 2021September 2021
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