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New York vs Oslo
Nyc vs Osl

Average net salary (After tax)

Oslo
New York

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Osl
Nyc
Outside city centre
Osl
Nyc

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Osl
Nyc
Outside city centre
Osl
Nyc

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Osl
Nyc
Outside city centre
Osl
Nyc

Mortgage rates

Oslo
4.5%
New York
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Oslo
New York

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Osl
Nyc

Mobile phone data

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

Osl
Nyc

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Osl
Nyc

Monthly pass

Regular price

Osl
Nyc

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Oslo
New York

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Osl
Nyc
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Oslo
New York

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Osl
Nyc
Lettuce 1 head
Osl
Nyc
Tomatoes 1kg
Osl
Nyc

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Osl
Nyc
Oranges 1 head
Osl
Nyc
Bananas 1kg
Osl
Nyc

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Oslo
4.5%
New York
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Oslo are 17.14% higher than in New York

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Osl
Nyc
Market 0.5L bottle
Osl
Nyc

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Osl
Nyc
Market 0.33L bottle
Osl
Nyc

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Oslo
5
New York

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Osl
Nyc

Summer dress

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

Osl
Nyc

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Oslo
$15.33
New York
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Osl $4,070.74/mth
Nyc $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Osl $4,070.74/mth
Nyc $4,070.74/mth