Cost of living index in Norway

Milk (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.96 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 9.8 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.55 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.77 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 11.93 (USD)
Boneless chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 13.05 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 26.76 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.58 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.99 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.09 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.41 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.12 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.56 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 2.28 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 2.13 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 16.08 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.15 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 3.93 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 12.16 (USD)
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 11.85 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 19.3 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 81.61 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 2.83 (USD)
Cup of coffee 4.23 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 3.29 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 6.06 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 8.9 (USD)
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 98.49 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 137.6 (USD)
High quality jeans 91 (USD)
womens summer dress 39.61 (USD)
Taxi minimum charge 10.1 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 1.49 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 49.45 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 3.97 (USD)
One month pass 77.3 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.62 (USD)
Mid range compact car (Honda Civic) 35277.1 (USD)
Mid range family car (Toyota corolla) 34482.9 (USD)
Gym monthly membership cost 42.96 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 31.81 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 13.92 (USD)
1 bedroom flat in city center 1121.15 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 1826.97 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 823.23 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 1327.47 (USD)
Square meter price in city center 6277.29 (USD)
Square meter price outside city center 4328.78 (USD)
Monthly (Natural Gas, Electricity, Water, AC) for family 166.31 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet (ADSL or Fiber optic) 49.59 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.1 (USD)
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 342 (USD)
Average primary, secondary and high school yearly fees 5671.3 (USD)
Average monthly net salary 3068.16 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 2.77 %

Grocery budget for one person per month in Norway

On average a signle person can spend arround 234 (USD) a month which is considered on the expensive side comparing to other places in the world. This will cover all your supermarket needs such as fruit, vegetables, dairy products and drinking water.
Note that cigarettes, beers and wine are excluded from this expenses report.

Grocery budget for two people per month in Norway

392 (USD) will be enough for grocery shopping for a couple or two people splitting supermarket expenses.
this budget is considered a bit expensive if we compare it to the average worldwide, this budget will cover their monthly needs on dairy products, fruits and veggies and all other supermarket expenses excluding cigarettes, wine and beer.

Grocery budget for family of 4 per month in Norway

Grocery expenses for family of 4 people can be on average 626 (USD) per month in Norway, if we compare it to other big cities in the world this amount is considered not cheap at all.
This report is taking in consideration all monthly needs for the family from supermarket including bakery and dairy products.

Average living cost in Norway for one person per month

An average single consumer can make it through one month in Norway for arround 1480 (USD), which puts it among the most expensive cities in the world, yes quality of life and high standards of living comes at price.
This will cover all you basic needs, supermarket shopping will cost on average 234 (USD) while renting a one bedroom appartement a bit far from city center will cost around 823 (USD), transportation, home utilities and gym membership can cost on average 347 (USD).

Average living cost in Norway for a couple per month

Monthly cost of living for a couple in Norway can average 2376 (USD), which is considered quite expensive but comparing to salaries couple can have decent life if they own a stable job.
Rent will take the big part it can cost arround 1235 (USD) for a single bedroom flat close to city center, grocery shopping can cost on average 392 (USD) while home utilities, gym, one month transportation and mobile for two people membership can be arround 473 (USD).

Average living cost in Norway for family of 4 per month

For a decent living standard a family of 4 people can make through a month in Norway for about 4276 (USD), which is expensive if we put it in comparison against other cities in the world.
Three bedroom appartement not far from city center can cost 1858 (USD), if we do the calculation, private school for two childs will average monthly about 681 (USD), while supermarket expenses will cost for the family not less than 626 (USD), home expenses such as wifi, water, electricity and mobile membership will cost about 235 (USD).




Cost of living by city in Norway