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Oslo vs Houston
Osl vs Hou

Average net salary (After tax)

Houston
Oslo

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hou
Osl
Outside city centre
Hou
Osl

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hou
Osl
Outside city centre
Hou
Osl

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Hou
Osl
Outside city centre
Hou
Osl

Mortgage rates

Houston
4.5%
Oslo
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Houston
Oslo

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Hou
Osl

Mobile phone data

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

Hou
Osl

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Hou
Osl

Monthly pass

Regular price

Hou
Osl

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Houston
Oslo

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Hou
Osl
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Houston
Oslo

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Hou
Osl
Lettuce 1 head
Hou
Osl
Tomatoes 1kg
Hou
Osl

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Hou
Osl
Oranges 1 head
Hou
Osl
Bananas 1kg
Hou
Osl

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Houston
4.5%
Oslo
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Houston are 17.14% higher than in Oslo

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Hou
Osl
Market 0.5L bottle
Hou
Osl

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Hou
Osl
Market 0.33L bottle
Hou
Osl

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Houston
5
Oslo

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Hou
Osl

Summer dress

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

Hou
Osl

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Houston
$15.33
Oslo
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Hou $4,070.74/mth
Osl $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Hou $4,070.74/mth
Osl $4,070.74/mth