Cost of Living in Stavanger

Summary about cost of living in Stavanger:

Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 200.00 kr 150.00-250.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 900.00 kr 600.00-1,300.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 110.00 kr 80.00-129.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 85.00 kr 79.00-90.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 85.00 kr 60.00-100.00
Cappuccino (regular) 43.50 kr 36.00-55.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 32.38 kr 20.00-40.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 25.24 kr 18.00-32.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 60.80 kr 53.00-71.92
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 18.60 kr 9.07-27.22
Rice (white), (1 lb) 11.28 kr 5.90-14.06
Eggs (regular) (12) 33.73 kr 30.00-40.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 46.44 kr 36.29-58.97
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 51.71 kr 36.29-61.69
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 105.84 kr 54.43-181.44
Apples (1 lb) 11.51 kr 9.07-15.88
Banana (1 lb) 10.60 kr 8.62-15.42
Oranges (1 lb) 10.81 kr 6.80-13.15
Tomato (1 lb) 13.67 kr 9.07-27.22
Potato (1 lb) 8.62 kr 4.99-10.43
Onion (1 lb) 8.26 kr 4.54-9.07
Lettuce (1 head) 20.25 kr 16.00-25.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 18.78 kr 12.00-21.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 140.00 kr 100.00-180.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 32.78 kr 30.00-40.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 34.00 kr 30.00-40.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 102.00 kr 95.00-110.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 35.00 kr 35.00-45.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 700.00 kr 660.00-700.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 140.00 kr 120.00-150.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 24.14 kr 22.95-46.67
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 433.90 kr 427.00-528.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 56.04 kr 50.19-60.57
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 280,028.00 kr 265,000.00-310,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 336,666.67 kr 315,000.00-380,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,405.65 kr 750.00-2,125.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.91 kr 0.45-1.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 388.20 kr 200.00-600.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 446.08 kr 349.00-550.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 290.00 kr 150.00-500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 130.00 kr 120.00-150.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,908.33 kr 2,500.00-3,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 26,500.00 kr 26,500.00-26,500.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 892.71 kr 700.00-1,100.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 466.44 kr 300.00-700.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 929.29 kr 600.00-1,200.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,243.14 kr 900.00-1,600.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 9,458.33 kr 8,000.00-12,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,080.00 kr 5,000.00-9,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 15,705.88 kr 12,000.00-20,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 12,700.00 kr 10,000.00-16,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,500.60 kr 3,716.09-5,574.14
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,615.06 kr 2,972.87-4,180.60
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 30,715.79 kr
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.54 2.10-3.00

Prices in Stavanger

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Last update: January 2018
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11 Comments so far

#Sara on Jan 02, 2018 :
And furthermore, with two children if you want a decent life and have a car, want to go out and eat, have gym membership or other, you will need to take home at least 40,000kr a month after tax. Electricity cost if you like to be warm is 2000kr per month. TV/internet with Lyse is 1000kr per month. Water 1000kr per month, mobiles x 2 is 800kr per month. Petrol is 16kr per litre so average full tank cost per month will be around 3000kr or more if your driving 25 kilometre a day or exploring. Car tax 2800kr per year. Insurance for home and car is 10,000kr per year or more. I rented a house of 150sqm. 13,000kr per month rent, 2600kr per month electricity, 987 oper month water, 500kr per month refuse cost, and these were the actual costs. All in all with going out and having a life, I needed 35,000kr per month to have a decent life. A beer in a pub will cost you 95kr and more if its a nightclub. A pizza at the cheapest place will cost 157kr. A one disheach chinese with a coke each will cost 600kr. A steak with starter and dessert and wine, no change from 2000kr. If you want to go skiing a weekend up the mountain, ensure you have 3000kr spare for the day if you want to rent gear and eat.
#Sara on Jan 02, 2018 :
Apartments and homes in Norway in general are small. Average 2 bedroom apartment in Stavanger is 60sqm and it will cost you 1000 pounds or more per month. If your lucky, you can get one larger. The standards are bad. You will get a small wall with a cooker, fridge and some cabinets. Your living space will be in the kitchen. 2 small single bedrooms is normal. Norwegians live in very small spaces and they expect you to rent their dark dingy basements for large amounts of money. As said, if your lucky, you can find a good place but not in the city, further out. So be prepared to live in one room and only single bedrooms. Its not great.
#Anders on Dec 09, 2017 :
Three-course meals is abnormal for Norwegians to order. We start directly in to main-course. Dessert is more common than starter but still rear. We save the penny for a pint, or a cup of coffe at the nearby cafe later on.
#Anders on Dec 09, 2017 :
24000 nok to suport your wife and child is going to be a struggle even thou your tax and accomidation is excluded.

Your wife needs to get a jobb as well, els stay off.
#Ash on Nov 30, 2017 :
Hi everyone,

I'm being offered NOK 24000 per month (after tax & accommodation paid for).
Is it enough for a young family of 3 (myself, my wife & 3months old baby)

#uis on Dec 28, 2015 :
forgot to write that this is probably the average cost for a college student
#uis on Dec 28, 2015 :
Im a college student and I spend about 10 000 NOK per month which include everything. Its 1149 USD, or 1047 Euro. You can get cheap student apartments from contacting the school.
#sam on Nov 26, 2015 :

What will be minimum living cost for collage student.
#Charis on May 07, 2014 :
One way bus in Stavanger should be 37 right?

So does it mean average the bachelor cost around 15000 NOK per month, that is high!
#Jens on Jan 28, 2014 :
I agree: the restaurant prices for berverages should be much higher.
#assaa on Jan 14, 2014 :
The price of beverages at restaurants is way off, the rest seem about right.