Cost of living in Copenhagen, Denmark

Summary of cost of living in Copenhagen

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: kr38,727
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: kr22,363
  • Cost of living in Copenhagen is more expensive than in 92% of cities in Western Europe (8 out of 83)
  • Cost of living in Copenhagen is more expensive than in 88% of cities in the World (28 out of 227)

List of prices in Copenhagen
Current as of Oct 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district kr114
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) kr77
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast kr43
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk kr12
12 eggs, large kr34
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes kr28
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese kr65
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples kr22
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes kr13
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket kr13
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality kr122
2 liters of coca-cola kr18
Bread for 2 people for 1 day kr16
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area kr18,336
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area kr13,880
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat kr1,145
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area kr11,061
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area kr8,622
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio kr1,893
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) kr162
40” flat screen tv kr3,403
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) kr907
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) kr58
Hourly rate for cleaning help kr171
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) kr806
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) kr271
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) kr755
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes kr1,226
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new kr265,458
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas kr15
Monthly ticket public transport kr599
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) kr229
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) kr48
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) kr114
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) kr456
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) kr40
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) kr26
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) kr32
4 rolls of toilet paper kr12
Tube of toothpaste kr15
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city kr195
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub kr381
2 tickets to the movies kr229
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) kr994
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert kr607
1 cocktail drink in downtown club kr100
Cappuccino in expat area of the city kr46
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) kr54
Ipad wi-fi 128gb kr3,734
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) kr1.58
1 month of gym membership in business district kr260
1 package of marlboro cigarettes kr55
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 373 prices entered by 47 different people.
Latest price update: October 04, 2022

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Copenhagen position in our World Ranking

the world
28th
out of 227
western europe
8th
out of 83

Cheapest and most expensive products in Copenhagen compared to other cities:

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4th
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4th
western europe
2nd
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