Cost of Living Comparison Between Copenhagen and Colombo 

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Consumer Prices in Colombo are 65.48% lower than in Copenhagen (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Colombo are 68.76% lower than in Copenhagen
Rent Prices in Colombo are 75.45% lower than in Copenhagen
Restaurant Prices in Colombo are 82.50% lower than in Copenhagen
Groceries Prices in Colombo are 50.23% lower than in Copenhagen
Local Purchasing Power in Colombo is 76.45% lower than in Copenhagen
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Restaurants
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 132.50 kr
(4,237.92 Rs)
9.38 kr
(300.00 Rs)
     -92.92 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 650.00 kr
(20,789.81 Rs)
109.43 kr
(3,500.00 Rs)
     -83.16 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 80.00 kr
(2,558.75 Rs)
30.57 kr
(977.62 Rs)
     -61.79 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 kr
(1,599.22 Rs)
9.38 kr
(300.00 Rs)
     -81.24 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 45.00 kr
(1,439.29 Rs)
17.20 kr
(550.00 Rs)
     -61.79 %
Cappuccino (regular) 39.32 kr
(1,257.49 Rs)
13.71 kr
(438.42 Rs)
     -65.14 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 24.46 kr
(782.35 Rs)
3.47 kr
(110.93 Rs)
     -85.82 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 18.55 kr
(593.19 Rs)
1.45 kr
(46.53 Rs)
     -92.16 %
Markets
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 36.87 kr
(1,179.26 Rs)
28.97 kr
(926.67 Rs)
     -21.42 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 19.23 kr
(615.04 Rs)
2.19 kr
(69.91 Rs)
     -88.63 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 7.09 kr
(226.79 Rs)
1.61 kr
(51.43 Rs)
     -77.32 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 26.54 kr
(848.75 Rs)
8.04 kr
(257.09 Rs)
     -69.71 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 41.33 kr
(1,321.92 Rs)
35.78 kr
(1,144.45 Rs)
     -13.42 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 28.94 kr
(925.74 Rs)
8.64 kr
(276.40 Rs)
     -70.14 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 45.00 kr
(1,439.30 Rs)
15.58 kr
(498.39 Rs)
     -65.37 %
Apples (1 lb) 8.57 kr
(274.03 Rs)
7.16 kr
(229.09 Rs)
     -16.40 %
Banana (1 lb) 8.81 kr
(281.80 Rs)
2.66 kr
(85.21 Rs)
     -69.76 %
Oranges (1 lb) 9.23 kr
(295.35 Rs)
6.82 kr
(218.11 Rs)
     -26.15 %
Tomato (1 lb) 13.72 kr
(438.74 Rs)
2.37 kr
(75.79 Rs)
     -82.73 %
Potato (1 lb) 6.12 kr
(195.79 Rs)
2.64 kr
(84.47 Rs)
     -56.86 %
Onion (1 lb) 4.96 kr
(158.49 Rs)
2.35 kr
(75.27 Rs)
     -52.51 %
Lettuce (1 head) 12.54 kr
(401.08 Rs)
5.21 kr
(166.55 Rs)
     -58.47 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 8.29 kr
(265.30 Rs)
2.51 kr
(80.42 Rs)
     -69.69 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 60.00 kr
(1,919.06 Rs)
57.06 kr
(1,825.00 Rs)
     -4.90 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 11.18 kr
(357.69 Rs)
10.32 kr
(330.08 Rs)
     -7.72 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.58 kr
(530.20 Rs)
13.66 kr
(437.00 Rs)
     -17.58 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 55.00 kr
(1,759.14 Rs)
43.77 kr
(1,400.00 Rs)
     -20.42 %
Transportation
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 24.00 kr
(767.62 Rs)
0.78 kr
(25.00 Rs)
     -96.74 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 507.00 kr
(16,216.05 Rs)
46.90 kr
(1,500.00 Rs)
     -90.75 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 50.00 kr
(1,599.22 Rs)
1.56 kr
(50.00 Rs)
     -96.87 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 23.24 kr
(743.24 Rs)
2.52 kr
(80.47 Rs)
     -89.17 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 400.20 kr
(12,800.13 Rs)
3.75 kr
(120.00 Rs)
     -99.06 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 40.35 kr
(1,290.65 Rs)
16.99 kr
(543.33 Rs)
     -57.90 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 250,000.00 kr
(7,996,080.46 Rs)
187,591.91 kr
(6,000,000.00 Rs)
     -24.96 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 248,590.91 kr
(7,951,011.64 Rs)
205,088.46 kr
(6,559,615.38 Rs)
     -17.50 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,395.98 kr
(44,649.63 Rs)
348.61 kr
(11,149.94 Rs)
     -75.03 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.05 kr
(33.45 Rs)
0.08 kr
(2.47 Rs)
     -92.62 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 259.41 kr
(8,297.11 Rs)
106.76 kr
(3,414.62 Rs)
     -58.85 %
Sports And Leisure
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 276.86 kr
(8,855.09 Rs)
101.09 kr
(3,233.33 Rs)
     -63.49 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 241.79 kr
(7,733.47 Rs)
36.17 kr
(1,156.82 Rs)
     -85.04 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 120.00 kr
(3,838.12 Rs)
25.01 kr
(800.00 Rs)
     -79.16 %
Childcare
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,145.84 kr
(100,617.56 Rs)
336.79 kr
(10,771.93 Rs)
     -89.29 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 74,857.23 kr
(2,394,257.58 Rs)
6,560.28 kr
(209,826.09 Rs)
     -91.24 %
Clothing And Shoes
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 781.11 kr
(24,983.31 Rs)
165.48 kr
(5,292.86 Rs)
     -78.81 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 335.16 kr
(10,719.87 Rs)
118.24 kr
(3,781.82 Rs)
     -64.72 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 868.76 kr
(27,786.62 Rs)
327.42 kr
(10,472.16 Rs)
     -62.31 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,199.23 kr
(38,356.58 Rs)
176.01 kr
(5,629.45 Rs)
     -85.32 %
Rent Per Month
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 10,282.25 kr
(328,870.95 Rs)
2,538.25 kr
(81,184.17 Rs)
     -75.31 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,001.40 kr
(255,919.35 Rs)
1,005.70 kr
(32,166.67 Rs)
     -87.43 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 17,955.81 kr
(574,304.53 Rs)
6,536.92 kr
(209,078.88 Rs)
     -63.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 13,648.59 kr
(436,540.89 Rs)
2,169.03 kr
(69,375.00 Rs)
     -84.11 %
Buy Apartment Price
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,429.75 kr
(141,682.47 Rs)
1,515.94 kr
(48,486.23 Rs)
     -65.78 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,124.51 kr
(99,935.18 Rs)
716.22 kr
(22,907.77 Rs)
     -77.08 %
Salaries And Financing
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 24,016.17 kr
(768,140.80 Rs)
1,766.80 kr
(56,510.06 Rs)
     -92.64 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.42 13.77      +869.66 %
Last update: January 2021January 2021
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