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Oslo vs Bangkok
Osl vs Bkk

Average net salary (After tax)

Bangkok
Oslo

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bkk
Osl
Outside city centre
Bkk
Osl

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bkk
Osl
Outside city centre
Bkk
Osl

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Bkk
Osl
Outside city centre
Bkk
Osl

Mortgage rates

Bangkok
4.5%
Oslo
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Bangkok
Oslo

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Bkk
Osl

Mobile phone data

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

Bkk
Osl

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Bkk
Osl

Monthly pass

Regular price

Bkk
Osl

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Bangkok
Oslo

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Bkk
Osl
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Bangkok
Oslo

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Bkk
Osl
Lettuce 1 head
Bkk
Osl
Tomatoes 1kg
Bkk
Osl

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Bkk
Osl
Oranges 1 head
Bkk
Osl
Bananas 1kg
Bkk
Osl

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Bangkok
4.5%
Oslo
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Bangkok are 17.14% higher than in Oslo

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Bkk
Osl
Market 0.5L bottle
Bkk
Osl

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Bkk
Osl
Market 0.33L bottle
Bkk
Osl

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Bangkok
5
Oslo

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Bkk
Osl

Summer dress

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

Bkk
Osl

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Bangkok
$15.33
Oslo
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Osl $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Osl $4,070.74/mth