Cost of living in Copenhagen, Denmark

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district kr125
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) kr70
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast kr42
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk kr8
12 eggs, large kr35
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr21
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr64
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples kr19
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 kr83
2 liters of Coca-Cola kr21
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr15
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area kr13,935
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area kr10,486
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr1,238
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area kr8,269
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area kr6,325
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio kr1,582
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) kr186
40” flat screen TV kr3,887
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) kr1,107
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr58
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr157
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) kr840
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) kr305
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) kr893
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr1,296
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr306,919
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr10
Monthly ticket public transport kr521
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) kr179
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) kr40
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) kr79
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) kr594
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) kr37
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) kr36
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) kr34
4 rolls of toilet paper kr12
Tube of toothpaste kr23
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city kr278
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr446
2 tickets to the movies kr203
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) kr943
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert kr781
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr87
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr37
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr45
iPod nano 16GB kr1,351
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) kr1.92
1 month of gym membership in business district kr276
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes kr43
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,303 prices entered by 202 different people.
Latest price update: May 24, 2017.

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