Cost of living in Copenhagen, Denmark

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district kr156
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) kr66
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast kr34
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk kr9
12 eggs, large kr36
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr27
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr58
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples kr18
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes kr12
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket kr11
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality kr75
2 liters of Coca-Cola kr21
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr13
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area kr13,335
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area kr11,916
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr1,161
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area kr9,074
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area kr6,779
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio kr758
Internet 8MB (1 month) kr171
40” flat screen TV kr3,425
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) kr862
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr60
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr191
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) kr773
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) kr283
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) kr857
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr964
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr333,236
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr11
Monthly ticket public transport kr446
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) kr178
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) kr49
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) kr83
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) kr786
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) kr43
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) kr36
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) kr41
4 rolls of toilet paper kr12
Tube of toothpaste kr16
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city kr254
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr453
2 tickets to the movies kr192
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) kr1,174
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert kr885
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr98
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr43
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr46
iPod nano 16GB kr1,339
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) kr2.04
1 month of gym membership in business district kr250
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes kr44
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 5,471 prices entered by 603 different people.
Latest price update: February 13, 2016.

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Copenhagen position in our World Ranking

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