Bangladesh vs Norway - Cost of Living Comparison

Bangladesh Norway
🚶 Cost of living one person
$448
$1892
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1088
$4281
🏠 One person rent
$154
$993
🏘️ Family rent
$276
$1701
🍽️ Food expenses
$191
$634
🚐 Transport expenses
$60.4
$110
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$271
$3493
💸 GDP per capita
$1962
$67330
😃 Human freedom index
5.75
8.76
❤️ Life expectancy
72.9
83.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
26
85
🌐 English speaking %
12%
87.6%
🎓 Higher education
63
94
😀 Quality of life
49
80
🏙️ Population
166M
5.43M

The average cost of living in Bangladesh ($448) is 76% less expensive than in Norway ($1892). Bangladesh ranked 185th 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 0.6 months in Bangladesh compared to 1.8 months in Norway. Ranked 95th and 11th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Bangladesh vs Norway

We calculate prices for Bangladesh and Norway as a population-weighted mean of 15 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.

Bangladesh Norway
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.04
$18
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$12.5
$84.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.12
$12.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.31
$9.28
 Cappuccino
$1.93
$4.47
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.29
$3.14
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$114
$1022
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$101
$760
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$302
$1776
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$189
$1371
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.1
$128
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.8
$197
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$24.2
$52
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.2%
2.82%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$988
$6811
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$517
$5148
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.4
$3.96
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$14.5
$77.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.33
$23.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.93
$2.13
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.87
$2.03
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.61
$2.77
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.61
$2.87
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.21
$4.08
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.95
$11.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.2
$13.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.96
$28.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$3.13
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$2.38
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$2.94
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.73
$3.62
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.28
$2.28
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$2.41
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.2
$1.41
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.21
$3.99
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.65
$16.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.76
$3.43
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.98
$13.9
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.02
$7.38
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.62
$4.36
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.94
$2.74
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.2
$2.59
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.8
$43.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.13
$14.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$10.1
$55.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$1.98
$34
👖 Brand Jeans
$23.1
$89.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$50.6
$99.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$59.9
$334
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1568
$6275

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Cities Comparison in Bangladesh vs Norway

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Bangladesh

City Cost of living Population
Dhaka
$484
16.8M
Chittagong
$414
2.58M
Khulna
$376
1.4M
Narayanganj
$382
1.57M
Sylhet
$333
480K
Barisal
$337
328K
Rajshahi
$303
448K
Bogra
$365
401K
Narsingdi
$297
185K
Rangpur
$355
294K
Jessore
$314
202K
Mymensingh
$343
258K
Cox's Bazar
$617
167K
Brahmanbaria
$335
268K
Saidpur
$373
127K

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