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Oslo vs Shanghai
Osl vs Sha

Average net salary (After tax)

Shanghai
Oslo

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sha
Osl
Outside city centre
Sha
Osl

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sha
Osl
Outside city centre
Sha
Osl

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sha
Osl
Outside city centre
Sha
Osl

Mortgage rates

Shanghai
4.5%
Oslo
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Shanghai
Oslo

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sha
Osl

Mobile phone data

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

Sha
Osl

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sha
Osl

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sha
Osl

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Shanghai
Oslo

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sha
Osl
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Shanghai
Oslo

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sha
Osl
Lettuce 1 head
Sha
Osl
Tomatoes 1kg
Sha
Osl

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sha
Osl
Oranges 1 head
Sha
Osl
Bananas 1kg
Sha
Osl

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Shanghai
4.5%
Oslo
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Shanghai are 17.14% higher than in Oslo

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sha
Osl
Market 0.5L bottle
Sha
Osl

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sha
Osl
Market 0.33L bottle
Sha
Osl

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Shanghai
5
Oslo

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sha
Osl

Summer dress

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

Sha
Osl

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Shanghai
$15.33
Oslo
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sha $4,070.74/mth
Osl $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sha $4,070.74/mth
Osl $4,070.74/mth