Cost of living in Copenhagen, Denmark

Change the currency:
Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district kr127
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) kr69
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast kr41
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk kr8
12 eggs, large kr37
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr21
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr67
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples kr19
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 kr83
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 kr13,959
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area kr10,523
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr1,349
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area kr8,626
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area kr6,318
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio kr1,296
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) kr179
40” flat screen TV kr3,809
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) kr919
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr60
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr181
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) kr820
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) kr390
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) kr892
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr1,218
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr326,611
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr10
Monthly ticket public transport kr528
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) kr180
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) kr40
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) kr69
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) kr594
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) kr39
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) kr35
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) kr38
4 rolls of toilet paper kr15
Tube of toothpaste kr22
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city kr306
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr379
2 tickets to the movies kr198
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) kr986
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert kr818
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr93
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr37
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr44
iPod nano 16GB kr1,344
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) kr2.05
1 month of gym membership in business district kr281
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes kr42
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,319 prices entered by 207 different people.
Latest price update: March 24, 2017.

Moving to Copenhagen with your children?

International Schools in Copenhagen

Copenhagen position in our World Ranking

the world
23rd
out of 214
western europe
8th
out of 46

Cheapest and most expensive products in Copenhagen compared to other cities:

the world
2nd
the world
2nd
the world
4th
the world
4th
the world
5th
western europe
1st

Do you live in Copenhagen? We need your help!

What is the price of

Prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans)

in Copenhagen?

kr

International Cost of Living Index

loading...

Recent Prices Added

  • Ipod nano 16gb in Hangzhou costs 元1,148 (about 1 hour ago)
  • Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new in Bikaner costs ₨1.00 (about 1 hour ago)
  • 500 g of boneless chicken breast in Caracas costs Bs 5,000 (about 1 hour ago)
  • Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) in Tampa, Florida costs $6.00 (about 2 hours ago)
  • Monthly rent - 45 m2 furnished studio in expensive area in Cairo costs E£ 2,000 (about 2 hours ago)
  • Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district in Guayaquil costs $3.50 (about 2 hours ago)

What do you think about the cost of living in Copenhagen?