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Tokyo vs Oslo
Tyo vs Osl

Average net salary (After tax)

Oslo
Tokyo

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Osl
Tyo
Outside city centre
Osl
Tyo

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Osl
Tyo
Outside city centre
Osl
Tyo

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Osl
Tyo
Outside city centre
Osl
Tyo

Mortgage rates

Oslo
4.5%
Tokyo
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Oslo
Tokyo

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Osl
Tyo

Mobile phone data

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

Osl
Tyo

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Osl
Tyo

Monthly pass

Regular price

Osl
Tyo

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Oslo
Tokyo

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Osl
Tyo
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Oslo
Tokyo

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Osl
Tyo
Lettuce 1 head
Osl
Tyo
Tomatoes 1kg
Osl
Tyo

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Osl
Tyo
Oranges 1 head
Osl
Tyo
Bananas 1kg
Osl
Tyo

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Oslo
4.5%
Tokyo
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Oslo are 17.14% higher than in Tokyo

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Osl
Tyo
Market 0.5L bottle
Osl
Tyo

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Osl
Tyo
Market 0.33L bottle
Osl
Tyo

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Oslo
5
Tokyo

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Osl
Tyo

Summer dress

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

Osl
Tyo

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Oslo
$15.33
Tokyo
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Osl $4,070.74/mth
Tyo $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Osl $4,070.74/mth
Tyo $4,070.74/mth