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Hong Kong vs Oslo
Hkg vs Osl

Average net salary (After tax)

Oslo
Hong Kong

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Osl
Hkg
Outside city centre
Osl
Hkg

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Osl
Hkg
Outside city centre
Osl
Hkg

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Osl
Hkg
Outside city centre
Osl
Hkg

Mortgage rates

Oslo
4.5%
Hong Kong
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Oslo
Hong Kong

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Osl
Hkg

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Osl
Hkg

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Osl
Hkg

Monthly pass

Regular price

Osl
Hkg

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Oslo
Hong Kong

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Osl
Hkg
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Osl
Hkg
White bread 500g
Osl
Hkg
Eggs 12
Osl
Hkg
White rice 1kg
Osl
Hkg

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Oslo
Hong Kong

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Osl
Hkg
Beef round 1kg
Osl
Hkg
Local cheese 1kg
Osl
Hkg

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Osl
Hkg
Lettuce 1 head
Osl
Hkg
Tomatoes 1kg
Osl
Hkg

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Osl
Hkg
Oranges 1 head
Osl
Hkg
Bananas 1kg
Osl
Hkg

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Osl $4,070.74/mth
Hkg $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Osl $4,070.74/mth
Hkg $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Oslo
4.5%
Hong Kong
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Oslo are 17.14% higher than in Hong Kong

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Osl $4,070.74/mth
Hkg $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Osl $4,070.74/mth
Hkg $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Osl $4,070.74/mth
Hkg $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Osl
Hkg
Market 0.5L bottle
Osl
Hkg

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Osl
Hkg
Market 0.33L bottle
Osl
Hkg

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Oslo
5
Hong Kong

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Osl
Hkg

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Osl
Hkg

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Osl
Hkg
1 pair men's leather shoes
Osl
Hkg

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Oslo
$15.33
Hong Kong
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Osl $4,070.74/mth
Hkg $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Osl $4,070.74/mth
Hkg $4,070.74/mth