Cost of Living Comparison Between Copenhagen and Colombo 

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Cost of Living in Colombo is 51.7% lower than in Copenhagen (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Colombo is 61.3% lower than in Copenhagen
Rent Prices in Colombo are 80.9% lower than in Copenhagen
Restaurant Prices in Colombo are 77.1% lower than in Copenhagen
Groceries Prices in Colombo are 22.5% lower than in Copenhagen
Local Purchasing Power in Colombo is 84.7% lower than in Copenhagen
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Restaurants
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 kr
(6,530.22 Rs)
22.97 kr
(1,000.00 Rs)
     -84.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 kr
(34,827.86 Rs)
160.79 kr
(7,000.00 Rs)
     -79.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 100.00 kr
(4,353.48 Rs)
45.94 kr
(2,000.00 Rs)
     -54.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 60.00 kr
(2,612.09 Rs)
13.78 kr
(600.00 Rs)
     -77.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 60.00 kr
(2,612.09 Rs)
20.67 kr
(900.00 Rs)
     -65.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 43.80 kr
(1,906.85 Rs)
17.19 kr
(748.57 Rs)
     -60.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 25.36 kr
(1,104.24 Rs)
4.74 kr
(206.21 Rs)
     -81.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 19.95 kr
(868.45 Rs)
2.58 kr
(112.50 Rs)
     -87.0 %
Markets
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 51.53 kr
(2,243.27 Rs)
43.57 kr
(1,896.91 Rs)
     -15.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 21.90 kr
(953.51 Rs)
3.83 kr
(166.63 Rs)
     -82.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 8.50 kr
(370.02 Rs)
2.40 kr
(104.30 Rs)
     -71.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 32.57 kr
(1,417.72 Rs)
15.27 kr
(664.56 Rs)
     -53.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 38.59 kr
(1,679.92 Rs)
43.87 kr
(1,910.00 Rs)
     +13.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 35.26 kr
(1,534.94 Rs)
16.19 kr
(704.88 Rs)
     -54.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 52.72 kr
(2,295.27 Rs)
24.78 kr
(1,078.88 Rs)
     -53.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 9.64 kr
(419.46 Rs)
23.28 kr
(1,013.58 Rs)
     +141.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 9.13 kr
(397.50 Rs)
3.43 kr
(149.34 Rs)
     -62.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 10.17 kr
(442.93 Rs)
18.97 kr
(825.80 Rs)
     +86.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 13.64 kr
(593.70 Rs)
3.89 kr
(169.50 Rs)
     -71.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 6.82 kr
(297.03 Rs)
3.31 kr
(144.31 Rs)
     -51.4 %
Onion (1 lb) 5.97 kr
(259.87 Rs)
3.58 kr
(155.91 Rs)
     -40.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 13.54 kr
(589.39 Rs)
8.74 kr
(380.37 Rs)
     -35.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 10.84 kr
(472.08 Rs)
3.98 kr
(173.33 Rs)
     -63.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 70.00 kr
(3,047.44 Rs)
80.40 kr
(3,500.00 Rs)
     +14.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 12.47 kr
(542.72 Rs)
12.91 kr
(561.98 Rs)
     +3.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.81 kr
(732.03 Rs)
17.41 kr
(757.88 Rs)
     +3.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 62.00 kr
(2,699.16 Rs)
57.43 kr
(2,500.00 Rs)
     -7.4 %
Transportation
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 24.00 kr
(1,044.84 Rs)
1.15 kr
(50.00 Rs)
     -95.2 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 668.81 kr
(29,116.33 Rs)
43.64 kr
(1,900.00 Rs)
     -93.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 50.00 kr
(2,176.74 Rs)
2.76 kr
(120.00 Rs)
     -94.5 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 24.14 kr
(1,050.94 Rs)
3.70 kr
(160.93 Rs)
     -84.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 600.00 kr
(26,120.89 Rs)
4.36 kr
(190.00 Rs)
     -99.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 53.65 kr
(2,335.53 Rs)
32.80 kr
(1,427.91 Rs)
     -38.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 324,524.16 kr
(14,128,101.36 Rs)
234,180.36 kr
(10,195,000.00 Rs)
     -27.8 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 302,647.85 kr
(13,175,719.78 Rs)
271,229.01 kr
(11,807,906.47 Rs)
     -10.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,480.48 kr
(64,452.22 Rs)
326.62 kr
(14,219.50 Rs)
     -77.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 112.51 kr
(4,898.29 Rs)
34.46 kr
(1,500.00 Rs)
     -69.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 257.69 kr
(11,218.66 Rs)
117.70 kr
(5,123.91 Rs)
     -54.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 294.50 kr
(12,820.90 Rs)
100.49 kr
(4,375.00 Rs)
     -65.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 212.34 kr
(9,244.02 Rs)
46.36 kr
(2,018.18 Rs)
     -78.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 130.00 kr
(5,659.53 Rs)
25.50 kr
(1,110.00 Rs)
     -80.4 %
Childcare
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,801.79 kr
(165,510.32 Rs)
173.32 kr
(7,545.45 Rs)
     -95.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 64,375.00 kr
(2,802,554.10 Rs)
3,456.33 kr
(150,470.59 Rs)
     -94.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 748.68 kr
(32,593.47 Rs)
196.58 kr
(8,558.00 Rs)
     -73.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 320.48 kr
(13,952.21 Rs)
137.25 kr
(5,975.00 Rs)
     -57.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 806.91 kr
(35,128.75 Rs)
444.38 kr
(19,346.15 Rs)
     -44.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,159.92 kr
(50,496.91 Rs)
252.67 kr
(11,000.00 Rs)
     -78.2 %
Rent Per Month
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 12,028.57 kr
(523,661.54 Rs)
2,095.69 kr
(91,235.29 Rs)
     -82.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,795.60 kr
(382,915.04 Rs)
1,102.57 kr
(48,000.00 Rs)
     -87.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 20,980.00 kr
(913,360.54 Rs)
5,371.47 kr
(233,846.15 Rs)
     -74.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 15,054.70 kr
(655,403.83 Rs)
2,267.26 kr
(98,704.76 Rs)
     -84.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,129.25 kr
(223,301.08 Rs)
1,197.50 kr
(52,132.84 Rs)
     -76.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,608.59 kr
(157,099.32 Rs)
1,126.14 kr
(49,026.19 Rs)
     -68.8 %
Salaries And Financing
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 27,090.58 kr
(1,179,383.45 Rs)
1,598.51 kr
(69,590.91 Rs)
     -94.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.23 19.76      +366.6 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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