- Cost of Living
- Denmark
- Egypt
- Copenhagen
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Copenhagen, Denmark compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 447% | |||
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Food in Copenhagen (Denmark) is 447% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | kr170 (E£ 475) | E£ 60 | + 694% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | kr60 (E£ 169) | E£ 51 | + 229% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | kr36 (E£ 100) | E£ 32 | + 209% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | kr6 (E£ 18) | E£ 12 | + 49% | |
12 eggs, large | kr35 (E£ 99) | E£ 17 | + 489% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | kr20 (E£ 57) | E£ 5.56 | + 920% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | kr30 (E£ 83) | E£ 26 | + 215% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | kr18 (E£ 51) | E£ 13 | + 279% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | kr13 (E£ 37) | E£ 4.76 | + 677% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | kr10 (E£ 29) | E£ 13 | + 133% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | kr82 (E£ 230) | E£ 88 | + 161% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | kr22 (E£ 62) | E£ 9 | + 613% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | kr18 (E£ 50) | E£ 2.12 | + 2267% | |
Housing | + 505% | |||
Housing in Copenhagen (Denmark) is 505% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | kr6,421 (E£ 17,984) | E£ 4,499 | + 300% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | kr10,452 (E£ 29,277) | E£ 2,486 | + 1078% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | kr1,352 (E£ 3,788) | E£ 223 | + 1597% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | kr8,064 (E£ 22,587) | E£ 2,488 | + 808% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | kr6,175 (E£ 17,295) | E£ 1,489 | + 1062% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | kr1,453 (E£ 4,071) | E£ 253 | + 1510% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | kr249 (E£ 699) | E£ 350 | + 100% | |
40” flat screen TV | kr4,201 (E£ 11,768) | E£ 5,618 | + 109% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | kr1,147 (E£ 3,213) | E£ 1,400 | + 130% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | kr72 (E£ 202) | E£ 55 | + 268% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | kr145 (E£ 406) | E£ 17 | + 2308% | |
Clothes | + 158% | |||
Clothes in Copenhagen (Denmark) is 158% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | kr840 (E£ 2,351) | E£ 587 | + 301% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | kr405 (E£ 1,134) | E£ 581 | + 95% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | kr995 (E£ 2,787) | E£ 1,360 | + 105% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | kr1,321 (E£ 3,701) | E£ 466 | + 694% | |
Transportation | + 370% | |||
Transportation in Copenhagen (Denmark) is 370% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | kr294,065 (E£ 823,682) | E£ 317,760 | + 159% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | kr10 (E£ 29) | E£ 2.91 | + 909% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | kr317 (E£ 887) | E£ 109 | + 714% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | kr160 (E£ 448) | E£ 21 | + 2048% | |
Personal Care | + 518% | |||
Personal Care in Copenhagen (Denmark) is 518% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | kr37 (E£ 105) | E£ 24 | + 332% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | kr79 (E£ 220) | E£ 76 | + 190% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | kr598 (E£ 1,676) | E£ 112 | + 1401% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | kr37 (E£ 105) | E£ 30 | + 249% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | kr35 (E£ 97) | E£ 19 | + 415% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | kr32 (E£ 90) | E£ 23 | + 299% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | kr12 (E£ 34) | E£ 13 | + 166% | |
Tube of toothpaste | kr23 (E£ 65) | E£ 12 | + 458% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | kr263 (E£ 737) | E£ 27 | + 2665% | |
Entertainment | + 346% | |||
Entertainment in Copenhagen (Denmark) is 346% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | kr441 (E£ 1,234) | E£ 119 | + 940% | |
2 tickets to the movies | kr200 (E£ 560) | E£ 73 | + 663% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | kr914 (E£ 2,559) | E£ 283 | + 805% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | kr300 (E£ 840) | E£ 233 | + 260% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | kr88 (E£ 246) | E£ 52 | + 373% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | kr37 (E£ 105) | E£ 24 | + 340% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | kr50 (E£ 140) | E£ 19 | + 618% | |
iPod nano 16GB | kr1,400 (E£ 3,922) | E£ 2,268 | + 73% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | kr1.12 (E£ 3.13) | E£ 0.23 | + 1246% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | kr271 (E£ 760) | E£ 379 | + 101% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | kr34 (E£ 95) | E£ 26 | + 265% | |
TOTAL | + 401% |
This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 1,719 prices entered by 234 different people.
These prices were last updated on August 23, 2017.
Exchange rate:
2.801
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/
DKK
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Cost of living in Copenhagen (Denmark) is 401% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 65,095
(kr23,240)
in Copenhagen
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 13,000
in Alexandria.
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