Cost of Living in Arendal

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1608
$3773
🛋️ Without rent
$837
$2351
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$771
$1422
🍽️ Food
$614
$1583
🚐 Transport
$80.4
$217
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3277
😀 Quality of life
63
🏙️ Population
37.8K

The average cost of living in Arendal is $1608, which is in the top 26% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2419th out of 9294 in our global list and 30th out of 33 in Norway.

The median after-tax salary is $3277, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months. Ranked 4505th (TOP 48%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 30th best city to live in Norway. With an estimated population of 37.8K, Arendal is the 21st largest city in Norway.

✈️ Closest airport 49 km Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik
😷 Air quality Excellent 8.7 µg/m³
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Prices in Arendal

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$76.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$12.3
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$9.87
 Cappuccino
$4.11
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$3.07
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$747
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$562
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1404
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1126
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$124
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$193
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$47.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.12%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3886
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2603
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.6
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$79.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$23.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.12
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.05
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.71
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.56
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.02
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.96
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$27.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.26
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.91
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.67
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.31
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.71
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.52
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$4.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$18.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.76
🚬 Cigarette pack
$14.6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.59
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.22
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.97
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.57
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$36.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$47.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$32.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$86.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$93.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$339
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1039

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