1.5 per cent increase in household payments for kindergarten


In January 2019, the average monthly household payment for a kindergarten place was just over NOK 2 500. In addition, the average fee for food and additional expenses charged by kindergartens was a little more than NOK 300.

On average, a one-year full-time place in a Norwegian kindergarten, including food and other expenses, cost NOK 31 200 in January 2019, according to new figures for Household payments for kindergarten. This is a 1.5 per cent increase compared to the same month in 2018. The average numbers are calculated from a comprehensive dataset, which includes all kindergartens and all municipalities in Norway. This provides us with a good snapshot of average payments for kindergarten in Norway. See the report «Foreldrebetaling i barnehager, januar 2019» (in Norwegian) for more details.