Cost of living in Copenhagen, Denmark

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district kr149
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) kr66
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast kr34
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk kr8
12 eggs, large kr34
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr24
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr64
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 kr76
2 liters of Coca-Cola kr22
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr12
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area kr13,845
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area kr11,300
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr1,351
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area kr9,510
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area kr7,198
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio kr827
Internet 8MB (1 month) kr157
40” flat screen TV kr4,045
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) kr782
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr45
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr195
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) kr806
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) kr318
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) kr851
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr984
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr339,811
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr10
Monthly ticket public transport kr509
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) kr175
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.) kr34
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) kr45
4 rolls of toilet paper kr12
Tube of toothpaste kr17
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city kr260
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr475
2 tickets to the movies kr190
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) kr1,365
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert kr911
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr96
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr44
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr45
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 kr268
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes kr44
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,422 prices entered by 192 different people.
Latest price update: May 05, 2016.

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