Cost of living in Copenhagen, Denmark

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district kr120
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) kr72
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast kr35
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk kr8
12 eggs, large kr38
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr20
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr55
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples kr18
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes kr12
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket kr12
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality kr78
2 liters of Coca-Cola kr23
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr12
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area kr14,577
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area kr10,674
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr1,785
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area kr8,354
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area kr5,809
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio kr1,064
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) kr167
40” flat screen TV kr3,846
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) kr1,047
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr61
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr135
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) kr764
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) kr360
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) kr870
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr1,294
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr263,326
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr10
Monthly ticket public transport kr503
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, ...) kr41
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) kr32
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) kr30
4 rolls of toilet paper kr12
Tube of toothpaste kr25
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city kr247
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr372
2 tickets to the movies kr198
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) kr751
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert kr774
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr84
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr36
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr41
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB kr4,760
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) kr1.26
1 month of gym membership in business district kr267
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes kr43
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,564 prices entered by 223 different people.
Latest price update: December 16, 2017.

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