Cost of living in Copenhagen, Denmark

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district kr113
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) kr73
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast kr38
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk kr8
12 eggs, large kr36
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr19
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr63
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples kr18
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 kr78
2 liters of Coca-Cola kr21
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr13
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area kr14,885
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area kr11,281
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr1,794
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area kr9,261
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area kr6,472
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio kr1,182
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) kr183
40” flat screen TV kr3,794
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) kr987
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr58
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr156
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) kr695
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) kr328
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) kr877
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr1,211
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr267,922
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr11
Monthly ticket public transport kr486
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) kr167
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) kr35
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) kr75
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) kr595
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) kr41
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) kr31
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) kr30
4 rolls of toilet paper kr11
Tube of toothpaste kr21
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city kr242
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr368
2 tickets to the movies kr195
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) kr903
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert kr775
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr89
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr40
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr42
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB kr4,563
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) kr1.40
1 month of gym membership in business district kr262
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes kr43
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,605 prices entered by 233 different people.
Latest price update: March 21, 2018.

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