Cost of living in Copenhagen, Denmark

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district kr109
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) kr72
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast kr39
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk kr8
12 eggs, large kr35
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr18
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr63
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples kr18
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes kr11
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket kr10
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality kr78
2 liters of Coca-Cola kr21
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr13
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area kr15,157
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area kr11,050
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr1,859
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area kr9,708
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area kr6,664
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio kr1,182
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) kr192
40” flat screen TV kr3,500
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) kr987
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr45
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr146
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) kr692
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) kr333
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) kr826
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr1,112
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr266,147
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr11
Monthly ticket public transport kr531
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) kr167
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) kr35
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) kr75
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) kr595
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) kr41
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) kr25
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) kr26
4 rolls of toilet paper kr12
Tube of toothpaste kr22
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city kr231
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr363
2 tickets to the movies kr200
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) kr903
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert kr756
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr88
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr40
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr40
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB kr4,563
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) kr1.06
1 month of gym membership in business district kr253
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes kr44
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,353 prices entered by 222 different people.
Latest price update: July 16, 2018.

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