Cost of living in Copenhagen, Denmark

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district kr134
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) kr69
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast kr37
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk kr8
12 eggs, large kr33
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr22
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr57
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples kr17
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes kr11
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket kr11
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality kr78
2 liters of Coca-Cola kr20
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr15
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area kr13,791
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area kr10,991
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr1,424
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area kr9,546
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area kr7,074
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio kr1,111
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) kr148
40” flat screen TV kr3,609
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) kr929
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr57
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr211
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) kr817
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) kr379
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) kr866
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr1,118
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr332,387
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr10
Monthly ticket public transport kr546
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) kr192
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) kr46
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) kr84
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) kr792
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) kr40
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) kr31
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) kr42
4 rolls of toilet paper kr13
Tube of toothpaste kr20
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city kr257
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr483
2 tickets to the movies kr202
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) kr1,286
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert kr895
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr99
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr46
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr47
iPod nano 16GB kr1,344
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) kr2.12
1 month of gym membership in business district kr292
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes kr43
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,486 prices entered by 210 different people.
Latest price update: October 01, 2016.

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