Cost of living in Copenhagen, Denmark

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district kr124
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) kr75
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast kr44
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk kr9
12 eggs, large kr33
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr18
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr63
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples kr20
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes kr11
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket kr12
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality kr80
2 liters of Coca-Cola kr20
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr14
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area kr15,533
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area kr11,784
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr1,672
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area kr12,082
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area kr7,240
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio kr1,642
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) kr206
40” flat screen TV kr3,400
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) kr777
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr50
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr169
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) kr725
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) kr319
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) kr859
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr1,171
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr266,945
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr11
Monthly ticket public transport kr555
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) kr180
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) kr43
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) kr80
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) kr616
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) kr40
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) kr26
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) kr28
4 rolls of toilet paper kr14
Tube of toothpaste kr19
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city kr253
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr360
2 tickets to the movies kr193
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) kr906
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert kr716
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr98
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr41
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr48
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB kr4,239
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) kr1.08
1 month of gym membership in business district kr246
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes kr44
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,120 prices entered by 193 different people.
Latest price update: November 17, 2018.

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