Cost of living in Aarhus, Denmark

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district kr109
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) kr71
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast kr31
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk kr8
12 eggs, large kr29
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr21
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr56
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples kr18
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes kr11
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket kr10
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality kr85
2 liters of Coca-Cola kr18
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr11
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area kr10,208
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area kr7,791
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr1,185
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area kr7,381
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area kr5,215
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio kr649
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) kr182
40” flat screen TV kr3,840
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) kr803
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr70
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr139
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) kr817
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) kr257
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) kr817
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr1,068
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr297,661
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr10
Monthly ticket public transport kr387
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) kr159
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) kr52
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) kr127
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) kr433
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) kr36
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) kr34
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) kr34
4 rolls of toilet paper kr18
Tube of toothpaste kr18
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city kr225
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr349
2 tickets to the movies kr184
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) kr671
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert kr615
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr85
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr37
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr39
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB kr3,798
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) kr0.94
1 month of gym membership in business district kr241
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes kr43
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 234 prices entered by 39 different people.
Latest price update: November 18, 2017.

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