Cost of living in Copenhagen, Denmark

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district kr132
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) kr71
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast kr38
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk kr8
12 eggs, large kr32
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr20
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr56
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 kr89
2 liters of Coca-Cola kr21
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr17
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area kr13,753
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area kr10,384
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr1,489
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area kr9,368
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area kr6,483
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio kr1,261
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) kr173
40” flat screen TV kr4,801
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) kr1,011
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr62
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr191
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) kr888
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) kr398
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) kr988
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr1,215
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr336,043
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) kr191
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) kr46
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) kr69
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) kr596
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) kr41
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) kr34
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) kr42
4 rolls of toilet paper kr14
Tube of toothpaste kr20
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city kr305
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr464
2 tickets to the movies kr202
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) kr1,287
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert kr900
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr97
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr44
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr47
iPod nano 16GB kr1,344
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) kr2.08
1 month of gym membership in business district kr292
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes kr43
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,450 prices entered by 214 different people.
Latest price update: January 18, 2017.

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