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 kr32
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr22
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr59
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples kr17
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes kr11
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket kr10
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality kr78
2 liters of Coca-Cola kr21
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr15
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area kr13,785
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area kr10,985
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr1,371
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area kr9,575
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area kr7,059
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio kr1,106
Internet 8MB (1 month) kr148
40” flat screen TV kr3,554
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) kr929
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr54
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr213
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) kr806
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) kr332
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) kr857
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr1,111
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr331,935
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr10
Monthly ticket public transport kr501
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) kr794
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 kr249
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr477
2 tickets to the movies kr202
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) kr1,350
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert kr873
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 kr287
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes kr44
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,502 prices entered by 206 different people.
Latest price update: August 30, 2016.

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