Cost of living in Copenhagen, Denmark

List of prices in Copenhagen, Denmark. Current as of Jan 2019.

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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) kr75
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast kr41
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk kr9
12 eggs, large kr34
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr17
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr61
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples kr19
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 kr83
2 liters of Coca-Cola kr20
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr16
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area kr15,108
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area kr11,912
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr1,376
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area kr11,330
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area kr7,665
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio kr644
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) kr218
40” flat screen TV kr3,130
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) kr766
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr57
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr166
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) kr720
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) kr310
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) kr859
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr1,313
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr260,785
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr11
Monthly ticket public transport kr514
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) kr171
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.) kr24
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 kr364
2 tickets to the movies kr207
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 kr684
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr100
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr41
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr52
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 kr234
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes kr44
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 930 prices entered by 163 different people.
Latest price update: January 20, 2019.

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