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Cost of Living in Norway

Cost of living in Norway is 42.30% higher than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Norway is 0.66% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 169.00 kr 132.00-230.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 kr 500.00-1,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 100.00 kr 90.00-120.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 80.00 kr 69.00-85.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 75.00 kr 50.00-90.00
Cappuccino (regular) 37.50 kr 30.00-45.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 29.74 kr 20.00-40.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 24.86 kr 17.00-35.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 61.55 kr 53.00-75.71
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 20.72 kr 12.70-27.22
Rice (white), (1 lb) 10.31 kr 5.90-15.88
Eggs (12) 33.00 kr 25.00-40.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 42.62 kr 35.83-54.43
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 50.42 kr 40.82-63.50
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 106.04 kr 72.57-136.08
Apples (1 lb) 11.24 kr 7.26-15.88
Banana (1 lb) 9.42 kr 6.80-12.25
Oranges (1 lb) 10.56 kr 6.80-15.88
Tomato (1 lb) 13.82 kr 9.07-20.41
Potato (1 lb) 7.80 kr 4.54-11.34
Onion (1 lb) 8.45 kr 4.54-13.61
Lettuce (1 head) 20.18 kr 15.00-26.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 18.66 kr 10.00-26.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 130.00 kr 100.00-165.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 28.50 kr 25.00-35.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 33.93 kr 27.00-40.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 105.00 kr 99.00-115.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 33.00 kr 32.00-42.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 690.00 kr 645.00-760.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 90.00 kr 57.00-129.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 21.73 kr 16.09-32.19
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 420.00 kr 350.00-520.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 54.20 kr 49.21-58.30
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 276,000.00 kr 255,000.00-307,100.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 291,166.67 kr 248,200.00-350,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,491.38 kr 825.00-2,500.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.89 kr 0.45-1.50
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 341.30 kr 200.00-450.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 425.00 kr 299.00-600.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 274.85 kr 130.00-500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 120.00 kr 109.90-130.00
Childcare [ Edit ] Avg.
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,801.11 kr 2,500.00-3,300.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 26,500.00 kr 26,500.00-26,500.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 855.25 kr 600.00-1,100.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 379.65 kr 250.00-500.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 915.57 kr 700.00-1,200.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,181.25 kr 800.00-1,899.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 9,688.11 kr 7,000.00-12,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,488.31 kr 5,000.00-10,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 16,292.02 kr 12,000.00-20,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 12,964.33 kr 10,000.00-17,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,609.71 kr 2,787.07-6,967.67
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,341.03 kr 2,229.65-4,645.11
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 26,823.76 kr
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.64 2.00-3.50

Prices in Norway

These data are based on 8333 entries in the past 18 months from 786 different contributors.
Last update: March, 2017
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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By City in Norway

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City
Cost of Living Index
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Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
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Local Purchasing Power Index
Stavanger 112.99 37.05 76.46 101.42 138.89 111.41
Trondheim 111.47 41.36 77.75 101.72 120.01 97.58
Oslo 107.17 46.41 77.94 99.43 119.72 98.61
Bergen 104.76 39.92 73.57 95.68 107.45 100.42
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