Oslo vs Stockholm - Cost of Living Comparison

OsloStockholm
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2337
$1985
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5159
$4270
🏠 One person rent
$1276
$1104
🏘️ Family rent
$2031
$1747
🍽️ Food expenses
$680
$521
🚐 Transport expenses
$186
$210
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3965
$3496
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
37 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
85
95
😀 Quality of life
93
94
🏙️ Population
693K
973K

The cost of living in Oslo is 18% more expensive than in Stockholm. Cities ranked 188th and 432nd ($2337 vs $1985) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Norway and Sweden, respectively. Check Norway vs Sweden comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in Oslo compared to 1.8 months in Stockholm. Oslo ranked 1st best city to live in Norway vs Stockholm ranked 1st in Sweden, while ranked 50th and 22nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Oslo vs Stockholm

OsloStockholm
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$18.2
$11.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$85.1
$71
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$13.4
$9.58
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$10.6
$8.03
 Cappuccino
$5.1
$4.88
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$3.53
$2.68
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1350
$1369
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1053
$920
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2158
$2100
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1713
$1496
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$119
$64.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$184
$101
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$44.9
$29.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.55%
1.95%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$10211
$11732
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6598
$6704
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$4.37
$4.4
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$89.7
$108
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$24.4
$20.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.83
$1.69
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.23
$1.45
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.47
$2.05
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.56
$2.27
🥚 Eggs, x12
$5.04
$3.98
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.2
$11
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.9
$12.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$29.2
$19.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.5
$3.34
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.38
$2.75
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$2.98
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.88
$3.92
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.39
$1.3
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.45
$1.49
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.51
$1.17
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$4.46
$2.42
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$18.6
$12.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.67
$1.9
🚬 Cigarette pack
$16
$7.82
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.08
$6.94
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.09
$4.02
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.2
$2.48
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.03
$2.37
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$48
$49.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$16.2
$16
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$94.9
$28
💇 Haircut, simple
$41.1
$27.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$104
$109
👟 Brand Sneakers
$110
$114
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$372
$151
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$15695
$10962

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Cities near Oslo

DistanceCityCost of living
14 km or 8.7 miBaerum
$2623
25 km or 16 miLillestrom
$2256
27 km or 17 miAsker
$2137
35 km or 22 miJessheim
$1890
36 km or 22 miDrammen
$2130
50 km or 31 miMoss
$1956
57 km or 35 miHorten
$1832
68 km or 42 miKongsberg
$2123
71 km or 44 miTonsberg
$1897
74 km or 46 miSarpsborg
$1716
78 km or 48 miFredrikstad
$1792
92 km or 57 miSandefjord
$1711
96 km or 60 miHalden
$1625
100 km or 62 miHamar
$1949
103 km or 64 miSkien
$1933
104 km or 65 miLarvik
$2057
106 km or 66 miPorsgrunn
$1773
106 km or 66 miArvika
$1269
108 km or 67 miGjovik
$1914
135 km or 84 miLillehammer
$1826
165 km or 103 miKarlstad
$1277
186 km or 115 miUddevalla
$1377
194 km or 120 miVanersborg
$1333
197 km or 122 miArendal
$1668
201 km or 125 miTrollhattan
$1193
220 km or 137 miMariestad
$1337
241 km or 150 miMora
$1157
245 km or 152 miSkovde
$1325
247 km or 154 miLudvika
$1255
252 km or 156 miKristiansand
$1747
259 km or 161 miGothenburg
$1646
260 km or 162 miOrebro
$1319
261 km or 162 miMolndal
$1281
266 km or 166 miBorlange
$1179
275 km or 171 miBoras
$1333
276 km or 171 miFrederikshavn
$1724
281 km or 175 miFalun
$1174
303 km or 188 miSandnes
$1834
304 km or 189 miStavanger
$1968
305 km or 190 miBergen
$1876

Cities near Stockholm

DistanceCityCost of living
5.1 km or 3.2 miSolna
$1684
5.2 km or 3.3 miLidingo
$1967
13 km or 7.9 miTaby
$1665
16 km or 9.9 miSollentuna
$1363
21 km or 13 miTumba
$1067
21 km or 13 miAkersberga
$1271
31 km or 19 miSodertalje
$1262
35 km or 22 miMarsta
$1510
35 km or 22 miSigtuna
$1636
63 km or 39 miUppsala
$1512
87 km or 54 miNykoping
$1177
92 km or 57 miEskilstuna
$1259
92 km or 57 miVasteras
$1431
105 km or 65 miSala
$1381
138 km or 86 miNorrkoping
$1324
158 km or 98 miGavle
$1257
163 km or 101 miOrebro
$1319
174 km or 108 miLinkoping
$1412
185 km or 115 miLudvika
$1255
190 km or 118 miVisby
$1336
195 km or 121 miBorlange
$1179
195 km or 121 miFalun
$1174
253 km or 157 miMariestad
$1337
258 km or 161 miKarlstad
$1277
262 km or 163 miRaisio
$1410
264 km or 164 miSkovde
$1325
265 km or 165 miTurku
$1492
268 km or 167 miKaarina
$1403
271 km or 168 miMora
$1157
274 km or 170 miVetlanda
$1224
275 km or 171 miRauma
$1415
281 km or 175 miKuressaare
$883
284 km or 177 miJonkoping
$1435
297 km or 184 miVentspils
$654
306 km or 190 miSalo
$1331
310 km or 193 miRaseborg
$1438
312 km or 194 miArvika
$1269
313 km or 195 miKalmar
$1444
315 km or 196 miPori
$1377
332 km or 206 miVaxjo
$1250