Cost of living in Copenhagen, Denmark

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district kr141
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) kr68
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast kr37
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk kr8
12 eggs, large kr31
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr23
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr58
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples kr18
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes kr11
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket kr11
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality kr77
2 liters of Coca-Cola kr22
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr14
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area kr13,664
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area kr10,975
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr1,422
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area kr9,402
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area kr7,101
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio kr813
Internet 8MB (1 month) kr150
40” flat screen TV kr3,818
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) kr929
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr50
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr208
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) kr801
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) kr336
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) kr812
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr1,074
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr328,904
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr10
Monthly ticket public transport kr545
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) kr188
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) kr790
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 kr12
Tube of toothpaste kr18
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city kr293
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr469
2 tickets to the movies kr199
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) kr1,342
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert kr880
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr97
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 kr268
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes kr43
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,406 prices entered by 193 different people.
Latest price update: July 30, 2016.

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