- Cost of Living
- Denmark
- Egypt
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Denmark**
compared to
**Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 192% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Denmark is 192% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | kr127 (E£ 345) | E£ 139 | + 148% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | kr76 (E£ 206) | E£ 68 | + 203% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | kr42 (E£ 116) | E£ 39 | + 200% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | kr9 (E£ 24) | E£ 14 | + 64% | |

12 eggs, large | kr33 (E£ 90) | E£ 21 | + 319% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | kr17 (E£ 47) | E£ 10 | + 361% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | kr57 (E£ 155) | E£ 31 | + 391% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | kr18 (E£ 49) | E£ 25 | + 101% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | kr11 (E£ 29) | E£ 7 | + 310% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | kr11 (E£ 31) | E£ 22 | + 42% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | kr76 (E£ 206) | E£ 150 | + 38% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | kr20 (E£ 53) | E£ 13 | + 325% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | kr14 (E£ 38) | E£ 5.69 | + 574% | |

Housing | + 290% | |||

Housing in Denmark is 290% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | kr14,501 (E£ 39,479) | E£ 8,598 | + 359% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | kr10,925 (E£ 29,743) | E£ 5,254 | + 466% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | kr1,008 (E£ 2,745) | E£ 880 | + 212% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | kr10,078 (E£ 27,438) | E£ 5,801 | + 373% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | kr6,638 (E£ 18,074) | E£ 3,965 | + 356% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | kr824 (E£ 2,243) | E£ 619 | + 262% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | kr198 (E£ 540) | E£ 234 | + 130% | |

40” flat screen TV | kr3,266 (E£ 8,891) | E£ 5,850 | + 52% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | kr837 (E£ 2,277) | E£ 2,926 | - 22% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | kr63 (E£ 171) | E£ 97 | + 77% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | kr175 (E£ 478) | E£ 91 | + 423% | |

Clothes | + 47% | |||

Clothes in Denmark is 47% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | kr763 (E£ 2,077) | E£ 902 | + 130% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | kr310 (E£ 843) | E£ 808 | + 4% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | kr906 (E£ 2,466) | E£ 1,787 | + 38% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | kr1,258 (E£ 3,424) | E£ 947 | + 262% | |

Transportation | + 125% | |||

Transportation in Denmark is 125% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | kr250,689 (E£ 682,518) | E£ 438,533 | + 56% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | kr11 (E£ 29) | E£ 6 | + 376% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | kr510 (E£ 1,388) | E£ 491 | + 182% | |

Personal Care | + 130% | |||

Personal Care in Denmark is 130% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | kr49 (E£ 134) | E£ 37 | + 259% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | kr90 (E£ 246) | E£ 74 | + 234% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | kr415 (E£ 1,130) | E£ 287 | + 294% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | kr42 (E£ 115) | E£ 60 | + 91% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | kr22 (E£ 59) | E£ 50 | + 18% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | kr23 (E£ 63) | E£ 49 | + 29% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | kr13 (E£ 35) | E£ 26 | + 34% | |

Tube of toothpaste | kr15 (E£ 40) | E£ 21 | + 87% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | kr250 (E£ 680) | E£ 72 | + 850% | |

Entertainment | + 90% | |||

Entertainment in Denmark is 90% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | kr370 (E£ 1,008) | E£ 322 | + 213% | |

2 tickets to the movies | kr204 (E£ 556) | E£ 133 | + 319% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | kr572 (E£ 1,558) | E£ 797 | + 96% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | kr664 (E£ 1,808) | E£ 528 | + 242% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | kr94 (E£ 256) | E£ 95 | + 170% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | kr41 (E£ 111) | E£ 40 | + 180% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | kr47 (E£ 129) | E£ 40 | + 226% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | kr4,008 (E£ 10,912) | E£ 10,146 | + 8% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | kr1.01 (E£ 2.76) | E£ 3.42 | - 19% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | kr232 (E£ 632) | E£ 735 | - 14% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | kr44 (E£ 120) | E£ 37 | + 224% | |

TOTAL | + 158% |

These prices were last updated on January 19, 2019.
Exchange rate:
2.723
EGP
/
DKK

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#
Cost of living in
**Denmark**
is
**158% more expensive than**
in
**Egypt**

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