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Oslo vs Seoul
Osl vs Sel

Average net salary (After tax)

Seoul
Oslo

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sel
Osl
Outside city centre
Sel
Osl

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sel
Osl
Outside city centre
Sel
Osl

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sel
Osl
Outside city centre
Sel
Osl

Mortgage rates

Seoul
4.5%
Oslo
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Seoul
Oslo

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sel
Osl

Mobile phone data

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

Sel
Osl

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sel
Osl

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sel
Osl

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Seoul
Oslo

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sel
Osl
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Seoul
Oslo

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sel
Osl
Lettuce 1 head
Sel
Osl
Tomatoes 1kg
Sel
Osl

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sel
Osl
Oranges 1 head
Sel
Osl
Bananas 1kg
Sel
Osl

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Seoul
4.5%
Oslo
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Seoul are 17.14% higher than in Oslo

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sel
Osl
Market 0.5L bottle
Sel
Osl

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sel
Osl
Market 0.33L bottle
Sel
Osl

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Seoul
5
Oslo

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sel
Osl

Summer dress

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

Sel
Osl

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Seoul
$15.33
Oslo
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sel $4,070.74/mth
Osl $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sel $4,070.74/mth
Osl $4,070.74/mth