- Cost of Living
- Denmark
- Egypt
- Copenhagen
- Alexandria
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Copenhagen, Denmark**
compared to
**Alexandria, Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 385% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Copenhagen (Denmark) is 385% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | kr170 (E£ 495) | E£ 69 | + 616% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | kr60 (E£ 176) | E£ 67 | + 163% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | kr38 (E£ 110) | E£ 35 | + 214% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | kr6 (E£ 18) | E£ 13 | + 39% | |

12 eggs, large | kr37 (E£ 108) | E£ 18 | + 509% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | kr20 (E£ 58) | E£ 6 | + 841% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | kr30 (E£ 87) | E£ 29 | + 197% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | kr18 (E£ 51) | E£ 18 | + 181% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | kr12 (E£ 34) | E£ 5.33 | + 544% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | kr10 (E£ 31) | E£ 17 | + 80% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | kr77 (E£ 225) | E£ 92 | + 144% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | kr22 (E£ 63) | E£ 11 | + 473% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | kr18 (E£ 52) | E£ 3.48 | + 1406% | |

Housing | + 492% | |||

Housing in Copenhagen (Denmark) is 492% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | kr6,421 (E£ 18,756) | E£ 5,083 | + 269% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | kr11,278 (E£ 32,946) | E£ 2,637 | + 1149% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | kr1,794 (E£ 5,240) | E£ 291 | + 1698% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | kr8,910 (E£ 26,029) | E£ 2,571 | + 912% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | kr6,401 (E£ 18,698) | E£ 1,457 | + 1184% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | kr1,157 (E£ 3,379) | E£ 238 | + 1319% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | kr249 (E£ 729) | E£ 381 | + 91% | |

40” flat screen TV | kr3,775 (E£ 11,026) | E£ 6,052 | + 82% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | kr996 (E£ 2,910) | E£ 1,489 | + 95% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | kr58 (E£ 169) | E£ 67 | + 150% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | kr143 (E£ 418) | E£ 17 | + 2381% | |

Clothes | + 118% | |||

Clothes in Copenhagen (Denmark) is 118% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | kr745 (E£ 2,178) | E£ 735 | + 196% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | kr377 (E£ 1,102) | E£ 604 | + 83% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | kr857 (E£ 2,503) | E£ 1,448 | + 73% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | kr1,168 (E£ 3,411) | E£ 581 | + 487% | |

Transportation | + 253% | |||

Transportation in Copenhagen (Denmark) is 253% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | kr268,827 (E£ 785,308) | E£ 356,935 | + 120% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | kr10 (E£ 31) | E£ 3.61 | + 749% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | kr317 (E£ 925) | E£ 182 | + 407% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | kr167 (E£ 489) | E£ 94 | + 419% | |

Personal Care | + 527% | |||

Personal Care in Copenhagen (Denmark) is 527% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | kr39 (E£ 113) | E£ 24 | + 367% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | kr75 (E£ 220) | E£ 87 | + 152% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | kr595 (E£ 1,737) | E£ 104 | + 1570% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | kr41 (E£ 120) | E£ 40 | + 198% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | kr33 (E£ 95) | E£ 19 | + 402% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | kr30 (E£ 89) | E£ 26 | + 246% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | kr11 (E£ 34) | E£ 13 | + 166% | |

Tube of toothpaste | kr22 (E£ 65) | E£ 12 | + 459% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | kr242 (E£ 707) | E£ 29 | + 2347% | |

Entertainment | + 260% | |||

Entertainment in Copenhagen (Denmark) is 260% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | kr368 (E£ 1,074) | E£ 119 | + 805% | |

2 tickets to the movies | kr195 (E£ 571) | E£ 86 | + 564% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | kr778 (E£ 2,272) | E£ 229 | + 892% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | kr300 (E£ 876) | E£ 228 | + 285% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | kr85 (E£ 248) | E£ 52 | + 376% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | kr40 (E£ 117) | E£ 22 | + 442% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | kr50 (E£ 146) | E£ 19 | + 649% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | kr4,736 (E£ 13,835) | E£ 12,013 | + 15% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | kr1.12 (E£ 3.26) | E£ 0.23 | + 1336% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | kr263 (E£ 768) | E£ 433 | + 78% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | kr34 (E£ 99) | E£ 27 | + 264% | |

TOTAL | + 330% |

This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 1,882 prices entered by 255 different people.

These prices were last updated on February 23, 2018.
Exchange rate:
2.921
EGP
/
DKK

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#
Cost of living in
**Copenhagen (Denmark)**
is
**330% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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