Cost of Living Comparison Between Copenhagen and Colombo 

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Consumer Prices in Colombo are 65.50% lower than in Copenhagen (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Colombo are 68.34% lower than in Copenhagen
Rent Prices in Colombo are 74.03% lower than in Copenhagen
Restaurant Prices in Colombo are 81.82% lower than in Copenhagen
Groceries Prices in Colombo are 50.89% lower than in Copenhagen
Local Purchasing Power in Colombo is 75.94% lower than in Copenhagen
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Restaurants
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 130.00 kr
(4,137.36 Rs)
12.57 kr
(400.00 Rs)
     -90.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 675.00 kr
(21,482.46 Rs)
109.97 kr
(3,500.00 Rs)
     -83.71 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 80.00 kr
(2,546.07 Rs)
28.28 kr
(900.00 Rs)
     -64.65 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 kr
(1,591.29 Rs)
9.43 kr
(300.00 Rs)
     -81.15 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 40.27 kr
(1,281.50 Rs)
18.85 kr
(600.00 Rs)
     -53.18 %
Cappuccino (regular) 38.57 kr
(1,227.45 Rs)
13.60 kr
(432.89 Rs)
     -64.73 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 24.19 kr
(769.89 Rs)
3.83 kr
(122.03 Rs)
     -84.15 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 19.23 kr
(612.03 Rs)
1.45 kr
(46.20 Rs)
     -92.45 %
Markets
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 37.40 kr
(1,190.28 Rs)
28.72 kr
(914.16 Rs)
     -23.20 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 18.46 kr
(587.65 Rs)
2.04 kr
(64.91 Rs)
     -88.95 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 7.17 kr
(228.21 Rs)
1.67 kr
(53.30 Rs)
     -76.65 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 26.68 kr
(848.97 Rs)
7.91 kr
(251.84 Rs)
     -70.34 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 43.85 kr
(1,395.67 Rs)
35.74 kr
(1,137.47 Rs)
     -18.50 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 28.75 kr
(914.84 Rs)
8.36 kr
(266.03 Rs)
     -70.92 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 44.75 kr
(1,424.19 Rs)
16.00 kr
(509.22 Rs)
     -64.24 %
Apples (1 lb) 8.69 kr
(276.58 Rs)
7.21 kr
(229.52 Rs)
     -17.02 %
Banana (1 lb) 8.91 kr
(283.50 Rs)
2.44 kr
(77.52 Rs)
     -72.66 %
Oranges (1 lb) 9.09 kr
(289.22 Rs)
6.62 kr
(210.81 Rs)
     -27.11 %
Tomato (1 lb) 14.43 kr
(459.18 Rs)
2.33 kr
(74.27 Rs)
     -83.82 %
Potato (1 lb) 6.38 kr
(203.14 Rs)
2.58 kr
(82.05 Rs)
     -59.61 %
Onion (1 lb) 4.93 kr
(157.06 Rs)
2.16 kr
(68.90 Rs)
     -56.13 %
Lettuce (1 head) 11.57 kr
(368.29 Rs)
5.55 kr
(176.73 Rs)
     -52.01 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 8.64 kr
(274.99 Rs)
2.52 kr
(80.20 Rs)
     -70.84 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 60.00 kr
(1,909.55 Rs)
60.49 kr
(1,925.00 Rs)
     +0.81 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 11.88 kr
(378.12 Rs)
10.30 kr
(327.96 Rs)
     -13.27 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.12 kr
(513.03 Rs)
13.91 kr
(442.80 Rs)
     -13.69 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 55.00 kr
(1,750.42 Rs)
43.99 kr
(1,400.00 Rs)
     -20.02 %
Transportation
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 24.00 kr
(763.82 Rs)
1.08 kr
(34.50 Rs)
     -95.48 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 600.00 kr
(19,095.52 Rs)
47.13 kr
(1,500.00 Rs)
     -92.14 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 49.00 kr
(1,559.47 Rs)
1.89 kr
(60.00 Rs)
     -96.15 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 22.43 kr
(713.79 Rs)
2.53 kr
(80.47 Rs)
     -88.73 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 400.20 kr
(12,736.71 Rs)
3.77 kr
(120.00 Rs)
     -99.06 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 40.41 kr
(1,286.08 Rs)
16.83 kr
(535.78 Rs)
     -58.34 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 260,941.00 kr
(8,304,674.51 Rs)
188,525.87 kr
(6,000,000.00 Rs)
     -27.75 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 248,400.00 kr
(7,905,546.27 Rs)
201,275.54 kr
(6,405,769.23 Rs)
     -18.97 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,341.49 kr
(42,694.12 Rs)
389.18 kr
(12,385.99 Rs)
     -70.99 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.14 kr
(36.30 Rs)
0.08 kr
(2.47 Rs)
     -93.19 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 254.54 kr
(8,100.82 Rs)
96.25 kr
(3,063.17 Rs)
     -62.19 %
Sports And Leisure
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 285.72 kr
(9,093.36 Rs)
100.98 kr
(3,213.89 Rs)
     -64.66 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 224.21 kr
(7,135.81 Rs)
40.14 kr
(1,277.50 Rs)
     -82.10 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 120.00 kr
(3,819.10 Rs)
25.14 kr
(800.00 Rs)
     -79.05 %
Childcare
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,136.38 kr
(99,818.17 Rs)
351.82 kr
(11,196.97 Rs)
     -88.78 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 88,904.66 kr
(2,829,468.21 Rs)
6,291.34 kr
(200,227.27 Rs)
     -92.92 %
Clothing And Shoes
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 777.90 kr
(24,757.34 Rs)
162.38 kr
(5,167.96 Rs)
     -79.13 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 319.30 kr
(10,162.00 Rs)
103.97 kr
(3,309.09 Rs)
     -67.44 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 828.57 kr
(26,370.01 Rs)
340.04 kr
(10,822.00 Rs)
     -58.96 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,213.10 kr
(38,608.07 Rs)
184.81 kr
(5,881.66 Rs)
     -84.77 %
Rent Per Month
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 10,672.18 kr
(339,651.33 Rs)
2,705.30 kr
(86,098.56 Rs)
     -74.65 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,190.32 kr
(260,664.15 Rs)
948.91 kr
(30,200.00 Rs)
     -88.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 18,094.11 kr
(575,860.84 Rs)
7,483.91 kr
(238,181.82 Rs)
     -58.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 14,221.43 kr
(452,609.35 Rs)
2,192.92 kr
(69,791.67 Rs)
     -84.58 %
Buy Apartment Price
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,633.55 kr
(147,466.63 Rs)
1,546.11 kr
(49,206.18 Rs)
     -66.63 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,194.33 kr
(101,662.38 Rs)
704.72 kr
(22,428.26 Rs)
     -77.94 %
Salaries And Financing
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 23,743.82 kr
(755,667.65 Rs)
1,808.64 kr
(57,561.58 Rs)
     -92.38 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.41 13.16      +831.62 %
Last update: May 2021April 2021
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