Cost of living in Aarhus, Denmark

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district kr118
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) kr74
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast kr34
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk kr8
12 eggs, large kr27
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr19
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr60
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples kr17
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes kr10
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket kr10
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality kr96
2 liters of Coca-Cola kr19
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr10
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area kr12,224
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area kr8,861
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr1,011
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area kr5,884
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area kr4,734
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio kr745
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) kr170
40” flat screen TV kr3,744
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) kr772
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr70
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr133
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) kr800
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) kr275
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) kr867
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr957
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr250,229
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr10
Monthly ticket public transport kr379
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) kr167
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) kr43
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) kr129
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) kr400
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) kr36
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) kr31
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) kr28
4 rolls of toilet paper kr16
Tube of toothpaste kr18
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city kr230
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr360
2 tickets to the movies kr189
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) kr672
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert kr597
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr83
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr38
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr39
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB kr4,049
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) kr0.98
1 month of gym membership in business district kr222
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes kr42
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 352 prices entered by 39 different people.
Latest price update: May 26, 2018.

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