Cost of Living in Bergen

Summary about cost of living in Bergen, Norway:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 185.00 kr 150.00-250.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 992.07 kr 800.00-1,200.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 137.97 kr 110.00-160.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 102.50 kr 90.00-120.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 80.00 kr 49.00-110.00
Cappuccino (regular) 45.05 kr 30.00-60.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 30.51 kr 25.00-60.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 24.43 kr 20.00-31.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 75.09 kr 56.78-102.21
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 29.85 kr 18.14-36.29
Rice (white), (1 lb) 11.14 kr 4.99-16.78
Eggs (regular) (12) 38.65 kr 24.00-45.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 64.64 kr 36.29-117.93
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 62.84 kr 45.36-90.72
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 138.50 kr 45.36-188.69
Apples (1 lb) 13.70 kr 9.07-18.14
Banana (1 lb) 10.95 kr 9.07-18.14
Oranges (1 lb) 12.77 kr 8.62-18.14
Tomato (1 lb) 17.02 kr 11.34-22.23
Potato (1 lb) 11.30 kr 4.54-20.06
Onion (1 lb) 8.84 kr 6.80-13.61
Lettuce (1 head) 26.10 kr 20.00-30.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 21.35 kr 12.00-35.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 150.00 kr 125.00-200.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 34.12 kr 25.00-50.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 39.84 kr 30.00-55.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 146.00 kr 130.00-150.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 40.00 kr 39.00-40.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 755.00 kr 735.00-813.10
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 95.00 kr 80.00-150.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 14.48 kr 14.48-32.19
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 720.00 kr 700.00-800.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 80.75 kr 71.92-101.72
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 300,000.00 kr 300,000.00-355,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 368,333.33 kr 350,000.00-360,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,632.83 kr 1,500.00-3,686.06
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.00 kr 0.00-1.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 487.50 kr 400.00-600.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 452.23 kr 350.00-596.27
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 325.00 kr 200.00-300.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 140.00 kr 120.00-200.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,192.78 kr 2,800.00-3,600.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 111,250.00 kr 50,000.00-210,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 862.50 kr 600.00-1,200.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 350.00 kr 300.00-400.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 977.78 kr 800.00-1,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,325.00 kr 800.00-1,500.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 10,576.92 kr 9,000.00-12,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,725.00 kr 6,000.00-13,009.62
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 19,298.08 kr 16,000.00-24,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 15,681.82 kr 12,000.00-20,598.57
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,729.42 kr 4,245.63-9,290.23
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,808.99 kr 2,229.65-5,109.62
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 31,169.54 kr
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.62 1.70-3.50

Prices in Bergen

This city had 560 entries in the past 12 months by 46 different contributors.
Last update: January 2023
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1 Comments so far
Stan Logan on Jan 02, 2020:
I am interested in retiring to a small to midsize town in Norway. Any suggestions? I know it is expensive to live there. Have friends who have lived there for decades. How much does a retired single person need to live comfortably in Norway?