Austria vs Norway - Cost of Living Comparison

Austria Norway
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1467
$1892
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3623
$4281
🏠 One person rent
$755
$993
🏘️ Family rent
$1430
$1701
🍽️ Food expenses
$437
$634
🚐 Transport expenses
$122
$110
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2255
$3493
💸 GDP per capita
$48589
$67330
😃 Human freedom index
8.67
8.76
❤️ Life expectancy
81.2
83.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
74
85
🌐 English speaking %
73.1%
87.6%
🎓 Higher education
93
94
😀 Quality of life
85
80
🏙️ Population
8.98M
5.43M

The average cost of living in Austria ($1467) is 22% less expensive than in Norway ($1892). Austria ranked 25th vs 11th for Norway in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Austria compared to 1.8 months in Norway. Ranked 5th and 11th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Austria vs Norway

We calculate prices for Austria and Norway as a population-weighted mean of 26 and 33 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Austria Norway
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.6
$18
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.4
$84.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.62
$12.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.96
$9.28
 Cappuccino
$3.39
$4.47
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.69
$3.14
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$709
$1022
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$552
$760
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1473
$1776
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1112
$1371
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$138
$128
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$213
$197
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33
$52
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.01%
2.82%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7152
$6811
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4966
$5148
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.45
$3.96
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$46.5
$77.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.6
$23.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.75
$2.13
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$2.03
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.88
$2.77
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.87
$2.87
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.89
$4.08
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.2
$11.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.2
$13.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.3
$28.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$3.13
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.77
$2.38
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
$2.94
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.93
$3.62
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
$2.28
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$2.41
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.41
$1.41
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.07
$3.99
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.62
$16.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.09
$3.43
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.81
$13.9
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.2
$7.38
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.86
$4.36
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.44
$2.74
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.01
$2.59
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$43.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.3
$14.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$103
$55.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.3
$34
👖 Brand Jeans
$90.6
$89.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90.3
$99.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$323
$334
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9588
$6275

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Cities Comparison in Austria vs Norway

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Austria

City Cost of living Population
Vienna
$1582
1.91M
Graz
$1217
289K
Linz
$1387
205K
Salzburg
$1359
155K
Innsbruck
$1395
132K
Klagenfurt
$1369
101K
Sankt Polten
$1321
55.5K
Dornbirn
$1435
48.1K
Wels
$1182
61.2K
Villach
$1438
61.9K
Wiener Neustadt
$1301
44.5K
Feldkirch
$1261
33.4K
Baden bei Wien
$1594
26.3K
Bregenz
$1446
29.8K
Steyr
$1345
38.3K
Modling
$1280
20.6K
Leoben
$1115
24.6K
Leonding
$1292
28.7K
Klosterneuburg
$1345
27.1K
Wolfsberg
$1336
25K
Krems an der Donau
$1319
24.6K
Traun
$1270
24.5K
Amstetten
$1269
23.7K
Lustenau
$1327
22.8K
Kapfenberg
$1288
22.8K
Hallein
$1217
21.2K

In Norway

City Cost of living Population
Oslo
$2206
693K
Bergen
$1747
257K
Trondheim
$1805
183K
Stavanger
$1850
145K
Baerum
$2027
129K
Sandnes
$1761
81.3K
Drammen
$1834
102K
Lillestrom
$2117
89.1K
Fredrikstad
$1822
83.9K
Kristiansand
$1682
64.1K
Tromso
$1792
77.5K
Tonsberg
$1704
57.8K
Asker
$1737
96.1K
Alesund
$1544
52.2K
Skien
$1688
55.5K
Sarpsborg
$1554
58.2K
Moss
$1870
50.3K
Bodo
$1808
41.7K
Karmoy
$1913
42.5K
Sandefjord
$1683
44.4K
Arendal
$1608
37.8K
Porsgrunn
$1640
36.6K
Halden
$1571
31.4K
Molde
$1739
32K
Jessheim
$1727
21.6K
Gjovik
$1721
30.3K
Kongsberg
$1650
27.9K
Larvik
$1899
24.6K
Kristiansund
$1755
24K
Hamar
$1956
27.9K