Cost of Living Comparison Between Copenhagen and Colombo 

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Consumer Prices in Colombo are 59.3% lower than in Copenhagen (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Colombo are 66.8% lower than in Copenhagen
Rent Prices in Colombo are 82.3% lower than in Copenhagen
Restaurant Prices in Colombo are 81.7% lower than in Copenhagen
Groceries Prices in Colombo are 35.2% 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
(7,190.94 Rs)
18.77 kr
(900.00 Rs)
     -87.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 kr
(38,351.68 Rs)
116.81 kr
(5,600.00 Rs)
     -85.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 100.00 kr
(4,793.96 Rs)
41.72 kr
(2,000.00 Rs)
     -58.3 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 60.00 kr
(2,876.38 Rs)
10.43 kr
(500.00 Rs)
     -82.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 50.00 kr
(2,396.98 Rs)
16.69 kr
(800.00 Rs)
     -66.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 43.63 kr
(2,091.68 Rs)
13.61 kr
(652.50 Rs)
     -68.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 26.89 kr
(1,289.21 Rs)
3.91 kr
(187.65 Rs)
     -85.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 21.27 kr
(1,019.84 Rs)
2.28 kr
(109.39 Rs)
     -89.3 %
Markets
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 51.58 kr
(2,472.67 Rs)
38.54 kr
(1,847.64 Rs)
     -25.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 21.48 kr
(1,029.84 Rs)
3.86 kr
(184.93 Rs)
     -82.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 8.20 kr
(392.93 Rs)
2.07 kr
(99.35 Rs)
     -74.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 33.70 kr
(1,615.43 Rs)
14.18 kr
(679.76 Rs)
     -57.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 39.06 kr
(1,872.50 Rs)
31.82 kr
(1,525.62 Rs)
     -18.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 34.58 kr
(1,657.87 Rs)
15.04 kr
(720.89 Rs)
     -56.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 53.62 kr
(2,570.42 Rs)
22.04 kr
(1,056.42 Rs)
     -58.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 9.84 kr
(471.95 Rs)
18.51 kr
(887.58 Rs)
     +88.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 8.29 kr
(397.21 Rs)
2.93 kr
(140.64 Rs)
     -64.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 9.48 kr
(454.54 Rs)
16.15 kr
(774.13 Rs)
     +70.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 13.49 kr
(646.71 Rs)
3.76 kr
(180.28 Rs)
     -72.1 %
Potato (1 lb) 6.38 kr
(305.98 Rs)
3.45 kr
(165.35 Rs)
     -46.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 5.66 kr
(271.44 Rs)
2.38 kr
(114.12 Rs)
     -58.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 14.12 kr
(677.02 Rs)
7.77 kr
(372.27 Rs)
     -45.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 10.38 kr
(497.71 Rs)
3.40 kr
(162.88 Rs)
     -67.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 70.00 kr
(3,355.77 Rs)
64.66 kr
(3,100.00 Rs)
     -7.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 13.71 kr
(657.34 Rs)
10.79 kr
(517.43 Rs)
     -21.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.13 kr
(773.23 Rs)
15.46 kr
(741.04 Rs)
     -4.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 63.00 kr
(3,020.19 Rs)
41.72 kr
(2,000.00 Rs)
     -33.8 %
Transportation
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 24.00 kr
(1,150.55 Rs)
1.04 kr
(50.00 Rs)
     -95.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 625.00 kr
(29,962.25 Rs)
34.42 kr
(1,650.00 Rs)
     -94.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 50.00 kr
(2,396.98 Rs)
2.50 kr
(120.00 Rs)
     -95.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 28.97 kr
(1,388.72 Rs)
3.36 kr
(160.93 Rs)
     -88.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 600.00 kr
(28,763.76 Rs)
4.17 kr
(200.00 Rs)
     -99.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 54.39 kr
(2,607.65 Rs)
29.79 kr
(1,427.98 Rs)
     -45.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 316,495.00 kr
(15,172,642.82 Rs)
198,166.04 kr
(9,500,000.00 Rs)
     -37.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 298,701.83 kr
(14,319,645.58 Rs)
236,491.73 kr
(11,337,318.24 Rs)
     -20.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,506.62 kr
(72,226.76 Rs)
278.99 kr
(13,374.71 Rs)
     -81.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 114.60 kr
(5,493.88 Rs)
36.50 kr
(1,750.00 Rs)
     -68.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 247.15 kr
(11,848.46 Rs)
77.11 kr
(3,696.57 Rs)
     -68.8 %
Sports And Leisure
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 288.68 kr
(13,839.03 Rs)
86.91 kr
(4,166.67 Rs)
     -69.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 195.38 kr
(9,366.66 Rs)
46.82 kr
(2,244.44 Rs)
     -76.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 122.50 kr
(5,872.60 Rs)
20.86 kr
(1,000.00 Rs)
     -83.0 %
Childcare
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,702.38 kr
(177,490.65 Rs)
167.87 kr
(8,047.62 Rs)
     -95.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 61,571.43 kr
(2,951,709.49 Rs)
2,917.73 kr
(139,875.00 Rs)
     -95.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 752.81 kr
(36,089.53 Rs)
156.09 kr
(7,482.76 Rs)
     -79.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 353.00 kr
(16,922.68 Rs)
116.37 kr
(5,578.95 Rs)
     -67.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 803.67 kr
(38,527.46 Rs)
384.48 kr
(18,431.82 Rs)
     -52.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,186.32 kr
(56,871.62 Rs)
207.34 kr
(9,940.00 Rs)
     -82.5 %
Rent Per Month
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 12,044.70 kr
(577,417.92 Rs)
2,080.74 kr
(99,750.00 Rs)
     -82.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,572.41 kr
(410,958.06 Rs)
977.95 kr
(46,882.35 Rs)
     -88.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 20,277.78 kr
(972,108.50 Rs)
4,628.22 kr
(221,875.00 Rs)
     -77.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 14,862.96 kr
(712,524.46 Rs)
2,188.07 kr
(104,895.24 Rs)
     -85.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,126.90 kr
(245,781.38 Rs)
1,009.11 kr
(48,376.55 Rs)
     -80.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,557.92 kr
(170,565.07 Rs)
892.73 kr
(42,797.11 Rs)
     -74.9 %
Salaries And Financing
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 26,579.31 kr
(1,274,201.42 Rs)
1,345.44 kr
(64,500.00 Rs)
     -94.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.71 19.56      +427.7 %
Last update: November 2023December 2023
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