Cost of living in Copenhagen, Denmark

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district kr135
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 kr33
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr21
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr58
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples kr17
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 kr82
2 liters of Coca-Cola kr20
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr16
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area kr14,324
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area kr10,631
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr1,505
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area kr9,312
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area kr6,921
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio kr1,240
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) kr156
40” flat screen TV kr4,038
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) kr901
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr64
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr201
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) kr872
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) kr912
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr1,181
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr334,869
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr10
Monthly ticket public transport kr500
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) kr84
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) kr608
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) kr40
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) kr32
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) kr42
4 rolls of toilet paper kr13
Tube of toothpaste kr21
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city kr296
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr528
2 tickets to the movies kr209
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) kr1,393
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert kr951
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr96
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr45
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr48
iPod nano 16GB kr1,344
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) kr2.06
1 month of gym membership in business district kr297
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes kr43
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,502 prices entered by 209 different people.
Latest price update: December 10, 2016.

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