Cost of living in Copenhagen, Denmark

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district kr121
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) kr70
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast kr36
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk kr8
12 eggs, large kr35
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr20
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr60
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples kr18
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes kr13
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket kr12
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality kr82
2 liters of Coca-Cola kr22
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr13
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area kr14,446
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area kr10,452
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr1,352
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area kr8,064
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area kr6,175
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio kr1,453
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) kr163
40” flat screen TV kr4,201
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) kr1,147
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr72
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr145
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) kr840
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) kr405
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) kr995
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr1,321
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr294,065
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr10
Monthly ticket public transport kr525
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) kr160
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) kr37
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) kr79
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) kr598
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) kr37
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) kr35
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) kr32
4 rolls of toilet paper kr12
Tube of toothpaste kr23
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city kr263
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr441
2 tickets to the movies kr200
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) kr914
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert kr720
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr88
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr37
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr44
iPod nano 16GB kr1,400
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) kr1.26
1 month of gym membership in business district kr271
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes kr43
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,352 prices entered by 202 different people.
Latest price update: August 23, 2017.

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