Cost of Living in Stavanger

Summary of cost of living in Stavanger, Norway:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 250.00 kr 150.00-500.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,200.00 kr 900.00-1,500.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 150.00 kr 125.00-230.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 107.50 kr 95.00-120.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 117.50 kr 95.00-130.00
Cappuccino (regular) 47.50 kr 35.00-70.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 33.78 kr 25.00-50.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 32.62 kr 25.00-42.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 89.40 kr 71.92-94.64
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 28.24 kr 21.77-72.57
Rice (white), (1 lb) 15.99 kr 6.80-27.22
Eggs (regular) (12) 44.70 kr 24.00-58.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 54.15 kr 40.82-58.97
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 66.28 kr 40.82-81.65
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 128.65 kr 50.80-181.44
Apples (1 lb) 16.04 kr 9.07-18.60
Banana (1 lb) 10.58 kr 8.62-15.88
Oranges (1 lb) 14.23 kr 6.58-22.68
Tomato (1 lb) 21.59 kr 6.80-27.22
Potato (1 lb) 9.57 kr 4.99-13.61
Onion (1 lb) 12.64 kr 9.53-16.78
Lettuce (1 head) 24.12 kr 20.00-28.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 17.33 kr 10.00-30.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 150.00 kr 125.00-190.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 39.62 kr 25.00-55.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 49.00 kr 35.00-85.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 150.00 kr 140.00-150.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 42.00 kr 40.00-60.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 630.00 kr 600.00-810.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 135.00 kr 79.00-180.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 27.76 kr 24.14-64.37
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 477.00 kr 474.00-1,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 82.37 kr 75.71-90.85
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 351,100.00 kr 320,000.00-400,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 325,866.67 kr 300,000.00-350,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,365.42 kr 1,190.00-4,000.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 471.44 kr 250.00-499.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 874.88 kr 450.00-1,200.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 481.12 kr 350.00-980.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 343.33 kr 330.00-350.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 150.00 kr 129.00-200.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,402.50 kr 3,000.00-3,900.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 128,666.67 kr 36,000.00-250,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,087.38 kr 400.00-1,500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 599.86 kr 400.00-1,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,085.71 kr 750.00-1,300.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,425.00 kr 1,000.00-2,100.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 13,125.00 kr 12,000.00-20,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 10,250.00 kr 8,500.00-13,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 23,166.67 kr 20,000.00-28,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 17,428.57 kr 14,000.00-25,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,202.53 kr 3,716.09-8,361.20
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,479.97 kr 2,787.07-6,038.65
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 41,780.89 kr
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.34 3.80-5.00

Prices in Stavanger

This city had 400 entries in the past 12 months by 65 different contributors.
Last update: June 2024
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3 Comments so far
Mohamed on Oct 15, 2021:
I've been offered NOK 41465 /monthly after tax. It is only me and my gf who works as well. is it Ok for living there?
DreeasDery on Jul 29, 2021:
I've been offered 59900 nok/month after tax. I have a wife and 1 child. Is it ok for a decent living there?
Swaz Ali on Oct 16, 2020:
Hello everyone,

I have been offered an exchange semester there for 6 month. how much money do you think will be enough to rent a room with private bathroom and the living expenses.

Thank you,
Sara