Cost of Living Comparison Between Copenhagen and Colombo 

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Consumer Prices in Colombo are 64.59% lower than in Copenhagen (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Colombo are 67.67% lower than in Copenhagen
Rent Prices in Colombo are 73.84% lower than in Copenhagen
Restaurant Prices in Colombo are 80.97% lower than in Copenhagen
Groceries Prices in Colombo are 49.43% lower than in Copenhagen
Local Purchasing Power in Colombo is 77.15% lower than in Copenhagen
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Restaurants
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 130.00 kr
(4,129.09 Rs)
13.38 kr
(425.00 Rs)
     -89.71 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 650.00 kr
(20,645.47 Rs)
110.19 kr
(3,500.00 Rs)
     -83.05 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 80.00 kr
(2,540.98 Rs)
30.36 kr
(964.27 Rs)
     -62.05 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 kr
(1,588.11 Rs)
9.45 kr
(300.00 Rs)
     -81.11 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 45.00 kr
(1,429.30 Rs)
18.26 kr
(580.00 Rs)
     -59.42 %
Cappuccino (regular) 39.08 kr
(1,241.17 Rs)
13.94 kr
(442.76 Rs)
     -64.33 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 23.60 kr
(749.66 Rs)
3.74 kr
(118.85 Rs)
     -84.15 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 19.08 kr
(606.00 Rs)
1.49 kr
(47.26 Rs)
     -92.20 %
Markets
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 36.67 kr
(1,164.76 Rs)
28.90 kr
(917.81 Rs)
     -21.20 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 18.07 kr
(574.05 Rs)
2.07 kr
(65.79 Rs)
     -88.54 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 6.96 kr
(220.98 Rs)
1.64 kr
(52.16 Rs)
     -76.39 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 26.73 kr
(849.05 Rs)
7.85 kr
(249.42 Rs)
     -70.62 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 41.64 kr
(1,322.69 Rs)
36.03 kr
(1,144.45 Rs)
     -13.48 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 27.82 kr
(883.74 Rs)
8.52 kr
(270.62 Rs)
     -69.38 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 45.74 kr
(1,452.82 Rs)
15.61 kr
(495.75 Rs)
     -65.88 %
Apples (1 lb) 8.75 kr
(277.86 Rs)
7.32 kr
(232.43 Rs)
     -16.35 %
Banana (1 lb) 8.91 kr
(282.93 Rs)
2.52 kr
(80.13 Rs)
     -71.68 %
Oranges (1 lb) 9.39 kr
(298.17 Rs)
6.65 kr
(211.23 Rs)
     -29.16 %
Tomato (1 lb) 13.29 kr
(422.24 Rs)
2.38 kr
(75.55 Rs)
     -82.11 %
Potato (1 lb) 6.47 kr
(205.51 Rs)
2.72 kr
(86.32 Rs)
     -58.00 %
Onion (1 lb) 5.01 kr
(158.98 Rs)
2.29 kr
(72.72 Rs)
     -54.26 %
Lettuce (1 head) 12.30 kr
(390.64 Rs)
5.81 kr
(184.40 Rs)
     -52.79 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 8.53 kr
(270.78 Rs)
2.49 kr
(79.20 Rs)
     -70.75 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 60.00 kr
(1,905.74 Rs)
62.97 kr
(2,000.00 Rs)
     +4.95 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 11.72 kr
(372.15 Rs)
10.22 kr
(324.73 Rs)
     -12.74 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.11 kr
(511.73 Rs)
13.75 kr
(436.59 Rs)
     -14.68 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 55.00 kr
(1,746.92 Rs)
44.08 kr
(1,400.00 Rs)
     -19.86 %
Transportation
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 24.00 kr
(762.29 Rs)
1.24 kr
(39.50 Rs)
     -94.82 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 600.00 kr
(19,057.35 Rs)
37.78 kr
(1,200.00 Rs)
     -93.70 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 50.00 kr
(1,588.11 Rs)
1.73 kr
(55.00 Rs)
     -96.54 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 23.23 kr
(737.96 Rs)
2.53 kr
(80.47 Rs)
     -89.10 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 400.20 kr
(12,711.25 Rs)
3.78 kr
(120.00 Rs)
     -99.06 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 39.93 kr
(1,268.17 Rs)
16.88 kr
(536.19 Rs)
     -57.72 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 250,000.00 kr
(7,940,563.86 Rs)
188,903.46 kr
(6,000,000.00 Rs)
     -24.44 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 247,095.24 kr
(7,848,302.07 Rs)
201,678.66 kr
(6,405,769.23 Rs)
     -18.38 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,337.27 kr
(42,474.64 Rs)
380.37 kr
(12,081.43 Rs)
     -71.56 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.10 kr
(35.08 Rs)
0.08 kr
(2.62 Rs)
     -92.54 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 260.04 kr
(8,259.36 Rs)
101.44 kr
(3,221.94 Rs)
     -60.99 %
Sports And Leisure
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 275.09 kr
(8,737.57 Rs)
102.70 kr
(3,261.90 Rs)
     -62.67 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 235.50 kr
(7,480.01 Rs)
36.80 kr
(1,168.75 Rs)
     -84.38 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 120.00 kr
(3,811.47 Rs)
25.19 kr
(800.00 Rs)
     -79.01 %
Childcare
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,145.84 kr
(99,918.97 Rs)
339.81 kr
(10,793.03 Rs)
     -89.20 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 81,809.89 kr
(2,598,466.70 Rs)
6,154.35 kr
(195,476.19 Rs)
     -92.48 %
Clothing And Shoes
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 791.83 kr
(25,150.41 Rs)
167.12 kr
(5,308.00 Rs)
     -78.89 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 324.25 kr
(10,298.91 Rs)
114.64 kr
(3,641.18 Rs)
     -64.65 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 851.54 kr
(27,046.78 Rs)
343.35 kr
(10,905.71 Rs)
     -59.68 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,199.23 kr
(38,090.27 Rs)
184.23 kr
(5,851.42 Rs)
     -84.64 %
Rent Per Month
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 10,440.80 kr
(331,623.21 Rs)
2,841.79 kr
(90,261.77 Rs)
     -72.78 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,244.76 kr
(261,872.07 Rs)
1,075.70 kr
(34,166.67 Rs)
     -86.95 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 18,223.82 kr
(578,829.69 Rs)
6,974.90 kr
(221,538.46 Rs)
     -61.73 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 13,842.27 kr
(439,661.80 Rs)
2,277.34 kr
(72,333.33 Rs)
     -83.55 %
Buy Apartment Price
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,391.61 kr
(139,487.52 Rs)
1,808.21 kr
(57,432.98 Rs)
     -58.83 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,995.12 kr
(95,131.65 Rs)
704.32 kr
(22,370.94 Rs)
     -76.48 %
Salaries And Financing
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 23,784.76 kr
(755,457.77 Rs)
1,756.91 kr
(55,803.53 Rs)
     -92.61 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.40 13.44      +857.69 %
Last update: February 2021February 2021
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