Cost of Living in Iceland

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2,500.00 kr 1,700.00-5,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 15,000.00 kr 10,000.00-20,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 2,000.00 kr 1,721.17-2,400.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1,200.00 kr 1,000.00-1,500.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,000.00 kr 704.60-1,450.00
Cappuccino (regular) 592.87 kr 390.00-900.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 343.14 kr 250.00-500.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 271.53 kr 200.00-400.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 762.35 kr 609.45-927.43
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 382.67 kr 234.96-725.75
Rice (white), (1 lb) 185.85 kr 106.59-340.19
Eggs (regular) (12) 735.99 kr 562.80-1,140.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 827.42 kr 478.09-1,179.34
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1,047.54 kr 816.47-1,269.15
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,577.84 kr 907.19-2,357.78
Apples (1 lb) 194.13 kr 113.40-362.87
Banana (1 lb) 138.36 kr 107.05-226.80
Oranges (1 lb) 157.37 kr 122.02-272.16
Tomato (1 lb) 270.89 kr 140.92-406.42
Potato (1 lb) 162.31 kr 90.72-226.80
Onion (1 lb) 84.88 kr 45.36-226.80
Lettuce (1 head) 358.71 kr 200.00-700.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 240.59 kr 109.00-500.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 2,550.00 kr 2,000.00-4,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 417.43 kr 330.00-575.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 359.32 kr 300.00-500.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,535.00 kr 1,400.00-1,990.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 490.00 kr 460.00-590.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 8,110.00 kr 6,666.67-13,300.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 730.00 kr 690.00-800.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 507.75 kr 402.34-804.67
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 8,000.00 kr 7,920.00-9,360.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1,136.46 kr 870.64-1,296.26
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 4,320,000.00 kr 3,700,000.00-5,100,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 4,836,611.11 kr 4,150,000.00-5,990,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 14,906.78 kr 7,200.00-24,285.71
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 14.43 kr 5.50-20.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 9,196.81 kr 6,500.00-13,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 8,565.62 kr 6,500.00-14,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 4,612.27 kr 2,600.00-6,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,700.00 kr 1,400.00-2,045.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 36,875.50 kr 29,000.00-60,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 642,500.00 kr 300,000.00-1,000,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 15,185.14 kr 8,100.00-20,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 6,808.26 kr 3,700.00-16,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 19,425.67 kr 10,200.00-25,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 23,408.26 kr 15,000.00-32,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 206,534.88 kr 160,000.00-255,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 169,487.80 kr 120,000.00-230,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 284,589.74 kr 250,000.00-395,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 248,976.45 kr 207,105.00-310,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 70,158.79 kr 47,380.16-92,902.27
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 52,265.11 kr 37,160.91-74,321.81
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 542,839.51 kr
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.46 3.50-8.00

Prices in Iceland

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Last update: February 2023
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