- Cost of Living
- Denmark
- Egypt
- Comparison

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

Currency:

Food | + 181% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Denmark is 181% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | kr124 (E£ 339) | E£ 146 | + 133% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | kr75 (E£ 207) | E£ 70 | + 196% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | kr41 (E£ 111) | E£ 39 | + 188% | |

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

12 eggs, large | kr33 (E£ 90) | E£ 22 | + 313% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | kr19 (E£ 52) | E£ 11 | + 384% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | kr55 (E£ 150) | E£ 33 | + 359% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | kr19 (E£ 52) | E£ 26 | + 102% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | kr12 (E£ 32) | E£ 7 | + 364% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | kr12 (E£ 33) | E£ 22 | + 50% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | kr80 (E£ 219) | E£ 152 | + 44% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | kr19 (E£ 53) | E£ 13 | + 321% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | kr12 (E£ 34) | E£ 5.73 | + 486% | |

Housing | + 311% | |||

Housing in Denmark is 311% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | kr14,922 (E£ 40,894) | E£ 8,335 | + 391% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | kr10,970 (E£ 30,062) | E£ 5,159 | + 483% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | kr1,302 (E£ 3,568) | E£ 908 | + 293% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | kr10,089 (E£ 27,647) | E£ 6,098 | + 353% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | kr6,679 (E£ 18,303) | E£ 3,794 | + 382% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | kr1,545 (E£ 4,235) | E£ 610 | + 594% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | kr212 (E£ 582) | E£ 251 | + 132% | |

40” flat screen TV | kr3,347 (E£ 9,173) | E£ 6,021 | + 52% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | kr777 (E£ 2,128) | E£ 3,030 | - 30% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | kr54 (E£ 147) | E£ 102 | + 44% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | kr172 (E£ 472) | E£ 91 | + 418% | |

Clothes | + 45% | |||

Clothes in Denmark is 45% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | kr722 (E£ 1,979) | E£ 874 | + 126% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | kr320 (E£ 877) | E£ 761 | + 15% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | kr853 (E£ 2,336) | E£ 1,862 | + 25% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | kr1,113 (E£ 3,049) | E£ 1,123 | + 171% | |

Transportation | + 141% | |||

Transportation in Denmark is 141% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | kr247,350 (E£ 677,843) | E£ 444,807 | + 52% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | kr11 (E£ 29) | E£ 5.87 | + 401% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | kr528 (E£ 1,446) | E£ 435 | + 233% | |

Personal Care | + 131% | |||

Personal Care in Denmark is 131% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | kr53 (E£ 144) | E£ 41 | + 253% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | kr90 (E£ 248) | E£ 74 | + 233% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | kr400 (E£ 1,096) | E£ 334 | + 228% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | kr44 (E£ 121) | E£ 60 | + 101% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | kr23 (E£ 64) | E£ 50 | + 28% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | kr24 (E£ 65) | E£ 52 | + 25% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | kr13 (E£ 35) | E£ 26 | + 36% | |

Tube of toothpaste | kr15 (E£ 40) | E£ 20 | + 96% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | kr235 (E£ 643) | E£ 70 | + 822% | |

Entertainment | + 75% | |||

Entertainment in Denmark is 75% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | kr380 (E£ 1,041) | E£ 329 | + 216% | |

2 tickets to the movies | kr194 (E£ 531) | E£ 134 | + 296% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | kr721 (E£ 1,975) | E£ 728 | + 171% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | kr680 (E£ 1,865) | E£ 524 | + 256% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | kr89 (E£ 244) | E£ 91 | + 167% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | kr41 (E£ 113) | E£ 42 | + 172% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | kr45 (E£ 123) | E£ 43 | + 189% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | kr4,119 (E£ 11,288) | E£ 10,473 | + 8% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | kr1.01 (E£ 2.78) | E£ 4.68 | - 41% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | kr243 (E£ 667) | E£ 820 | - 19% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | kr44 (E£ 120) | E£ 37 | + 228% | |

TOTAL | + 162% |

These prices were last updated on November 17, 2018.
Exchange rate:
2.740
EGP
/
DKK

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#
Cost of living in
**Denmark**
is
**162% more expensive than**
in
**Egypt**

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