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Oslo vs Melbourne
Osl vs Mel

Average net salary (After tax)

Melbourne
Oslo

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Mel
Osl
Outside city centre
Mel
Osl

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Mel
Osl
Outside city centre
Mel
Osl

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Mel
Osl
Outside city centre
Mel
Osl

Mortgage rates

Melbourne
4.5%
Oslo
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Melbourne
Oslo

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Mel
Osl

Mobile phone data

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

Mel
Osl

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Mel
Osl

Monthly pass

Regular price

Mel
Osl

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Melbourne
Oslo

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Mel
Osl
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Melbourne
Oslo

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Mel
Osl
Lettuce 1 head
Mel
Osl
Tomatoes 1kg
Mel
Osl

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Mel
Osl
Oranges 1 head
Mel
Osl
Bananas 1kg
Mel
Osl

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Melbourne
4.5%
Oslo
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Melbourne are 17.14% higher than in Oslo

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Mel
Osl
Market 0.5L bottle
Mel
Osl

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Mel
Osl
Market 0.33L bottle
Mel
Osl

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Melbourne
5
Oslo

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Mel
Osl

Summer dress

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

Mel
Osl

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Melbourne
$15.33
Oslo
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Mel $4,070.74/mth
Osl $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Mel $4,070.74/mth
Osl $4,070.74/mth