Cost of Living Comparison Between Copenhagen and Colombo 

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Cost of Living in Colombo is 52.4% lower than in Copenhagen (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Colombo is 62.3% lower than in Copenhagen
Rent Prices in Colombo are 82.4% lower than in Copenhagen
Restaurant Prices in Colombo are 76.9% lower than in Copenhagen
Groceries Prices in Colombo are 24.7% lower than in Copenhagen
Local Purchasing Power in Colombo is 85.1% lower than in Copenhagen
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Restaurants
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 kr
(6,594.91 Rs)
22.74 kr
(1,000.00 Rs)
     -84.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 kr
(35,172.84 Rs)
159.21 kr
(7,000.00 Rs)
     -80.1 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 101.50 kr
(4,462.55 Rs)
50.04 kr
(2,200.00 Rs)
     -50.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 60.00 kr
(2,637.96 Rs)
13.65 kr
(600.00 Rs)
     -77.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 60.00 kr
(2,637.96 Rs)
20.47 kr
(900.00 Rs)
     -65.9 %
Cappuccino (regular) 43.88 kr
(1,929.10 Rs)
17.15 kr
(753.93 Rs)
     -60.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 25.36 kr
(1,115.17 Rs)
4.63 kr
(203.45 Rs)
     -81.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 20.33 kr
(893.97 Rs)
2.54 kr
(111.72 Rs)
     -87.5 %
Markets
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 51.89 kr
(2,281.22 Rs)
43.27 kr
(1,902.44 Rs)
     -16.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 22.19 kr
(975.67 Rs)
3.79 kr
(166.47 Rs)
     -82.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 8.53 kr
(374.97 Rs)
2.42 kr
(106.49 Rs)
     -71.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 33.10 kr
(1,455.31 Rs)
15.16 kr
(666.56 Rs)
     -54.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 39.08 kr
(1,718.33 Rs)
41.94 kr
(1,843.86 Rs)
     +7.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 35.43 kr
(1,557.82 Rs)
15.93 kr
(700.42 Rs)
     -55.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 52.57 kr
(2,311.12 Rs)
24.37 kr
(1,071.59 Rs)
     -53.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 9.64 kr
(424.04 Rs)
22.80 kr
(1,002.57 Rs)
     +136.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 9.29 kr
(408.36 Rs)
3.48 kr
(152.97 Rs)
     -62.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 10.18 kr
(447.45 Rs)
18.28 kr
(803.55 Rs)
     +79.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 13.99 kr
(615.02 Rs)
3.74 kr
(164.27 Rs)
     -73.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 6.91 kr
(303.93 Rs)
3.33 kr
(146.39 Rs)
     -51.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 6.24 kr
(274.21 Rs)
3.56 kr
(156.43 Rs)
     -43.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 13.54 kr
(595.22 Rs)
8.65 kr
(380.37 Rs)
     -36.1 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 11.14 kr
(489.58 Rs)
3.94 kr
(173.33 Rs)
     -64.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 70.00 kr
(3,077.62 Rs)
79.61 kr
(3,500.00 Rs)
     +13.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 12.56 kr
(552.07 Rs)
12.90 kr
(567.07 Rs)
     +2.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.82 kr
(739.58 Rs)
17.23 kr
(757.59 Rs)
     +2.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 62.24 kr
(2,736.62 Rs)
56.86 kr
(2,500.00 Rs)
     -8.6 %
Transportation
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 24.00 kr
(1,055.19 Rs)
1.14 kr
(50.00 Rs)
     -95.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 697.16 kr
(30,651.18 Rs)
45.49 kr
(2,000.00 Rs)
     -93.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 50.00 kr
(2,198.30 Rs)
2.73 kr
(120.00 Rs)
     -94.5 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 24.14 kr
(1,061.35 Rs)
3.66 kr
(160.93 Rs)
     -84.8 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 600.00 kr
(26,379.63 Rs)
4.55 kr
(200.00 Rs)
     -99.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 53.84 kr
(2,367.30 Rs)
32.56 kr
(1,431.47 Rs)
     -39.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 333,269.52 kr
(14,652,544.56 Rs)
231,883.46 kr
(10,195,000.00 Rs)
     -30.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 308,221.09 kr
(13,551,264.06 Rs)
275,927.35 kr
(12,131,435.88 Rs)
     -10.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,422.38 kr
(62,536.42 Rs)
376.36 kr
(16,546.97 Rs)
     -73.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 114.23 kr
(5,022.18 Rs)
34.63 kr
(1,522.73 Rs)
     -69.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 256.15 kr
(11,261.86 Rs)
116.54 kr
(5,123.91 Rs)
     -54.5 %
Sports And Leisure
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 298.55 kr
(13,125.84 Rs)
95.89 kr
(4,215.91 Rs)
     -67.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 213.41 kr
(9,382.75 Rs)
47.76 kr
(2,100.00 Rs)
     -77.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 130.00 kr
(5,715.59 Rs)
24.00 kr
(1,055.00 Rs)
     -81.5 %
Childcare
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,747.41 kr
(164,758.78 Rs)
183.16 kr
(8,052.63 Rs)
     -95.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 64,375.00 kr
(2,830,314.50 Rs)
3,352.02 kr
(147,375.00 Rs)
     -94.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 748.67 kr
(32,916.08 Rs)
191.92 kr
(8,438.00 Rs)
     -74.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 313.56 kr
(13,786.04 Rs)
147.17 kr
(6,470.59 Rs)
     -53.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 806.90 kr
(35,476.38 Rs)
440.02 kr
(19,346.15 Rs)
     -45.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,176.02 kr
(51,705.14 Rs)
250.19 kr
(11,000.00 Rs)
     -78.7 %
Rent Per Month
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 12,014.62 kr
(528,235.34 Rs)
1,835.22 kr
(80,687.50 Rs)
     -84.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,887.50 kr
(390,748.16 Rs)
1,019.50 kr
(44,823.53 Rs)
     -88.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 21,320.58 kr
(937,381.64 Rs)
5,014.20 kr
(220,454.55 Rs)
     -76.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 14,907.60 kr
(655,428.31 Rs)
2,176.93 kr
(95,711.11 Rs)
     -85.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,125.76 kr
(225,359.56 Rs)
1,185.75 kr
(52,132.84 Rs)
     -76.9 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,567.65 kr
(156,855.34 Rs)
1,347.24 kr
(59,232.76 Rs)
     -62.2 %
Salaries And Financing
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 28,019.67 kr
(1,231,914.31 Rs)
1,573.35 kr
(69,173.91 Rs)
     -94.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.27 19.76      +363.2 %
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