East Timor vs Norway - Cost of Living Comparison

East Timor Norway
🚶 Cost of living one person
$523
$1964
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1272
$4408
🏠 One person rent
$232
$1059
🏘️ Family rent
$404
$1812
🍽️ Food expenses
$208
$638
🚐 Transport expenses
$28
$112
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$402
$3514
💸 GDP per capita
$2358
$106K
😃 Human freedom index
7.27
8.51
❤️ Life expectancy
67.7
83.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
42
84
🌐 English speaking %
9%
87.6%
🎓 Higher education
11
94
😀 Quality of life
38
94
🏙️ Population
1.3M
5.5M

The average cost of living in East Timor ($523) is 73% less expensive than in Norway ($1964). East Timor ranked 178th vs 14th 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 0.8 months in East Timor compared to 1.8 months in Norway. Ranked 131st and 5th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in East Timor vs Norway

We calculate prices for East Timor and Norway as a population-weighted mean of 4 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.

East Timor Norway
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.4
$18.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$19.7
$88
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.72
$12.4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.71
$9.43
 Cappuccino
$1.78
$4.48
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.65
$3.33
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$221
$1022
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$147
$826
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$435
$1845
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$282
$1455
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$38.3
$144
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$59.2
$221
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$32.2
$52.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.28%
3.57%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1350
$6858
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$742
$5076
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.42
$3.99
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.9
$77.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.66
$23.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.02
$2.13
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.12
$2.08
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.77
$2.96
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$2.99
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.56
$4.16
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.93
$11.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.28
$13.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.46
$29.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.13
$3.04
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$2.26
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.55
$2.97
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$4.02
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.93
$2.18
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$2.3
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$1.44
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.22
$3.95
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.52
$15.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.3
$3.28
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.63
$14
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.82
$6.56
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.96
$4.29
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.49
$2.49
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.3
$2.63
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$23.2
$42.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.48
$14.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$18.2
$53.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.71
$32.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$31.1
$85.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$63.1
$106
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$121
$323
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4071
$7327

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In East Timor

City Cost of living Population
Dili
$524
222K
Maliana
$517
15.8K
Baucau
$516
15K
Ainaro
$517
5.45K

In Norway

City Cost of living Population
Oslo
$2245
709K
Bergen
$2035
267K
Trondheim
$1956
195K
Stavanger
$1938
145K
Baerum
$1934
130K
Drammen
$1824
102K
Lillestrom
$1995
91.5K
Sandnes
$1828
81.3K
Asker
$2191
97.8K
Tromso
$2051
77.5K
Fredrikstad
$1910
83.9K
Tonsberg
$1668
57.8K
Alesund
$1682
52.2K
Kristiansand
$1730
64.1K
Skien
$1628
55.5K
Karmoy
$1673
42.9K
Sarpsborg
$1522
58.2K
Moss
$1898
50.3K
Bodo
$1879
41.7K
Sandefjord
$1889
44.4K
Arendal
$1579
37.8K
Porsgrunn
$1599
36.6K
Halden
$1527
31.4K
Molde
$1785
32K
Kongsberg
$1803
27.9K
Jessheim
$1858
21.6K
Gjovik
$1740
30.6K
Kristiansund
$1483
24K
Larvik
$1692
24.6K
Hamar
$1993
27.9K