Cost of Living Comparison Between Copenhagen and Colombo 

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Consumer Prices in Colombo are 74.13% lower than in Copenhagen (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Colombo are 76.80% lower than in Copenhagen
Rent Prices in Colombo are 82.16% lower than in Copenhagen
Restaurant Prices in Colombo are 87.97% lower than in Copenhagen
Groceries Prices in Colombo are 60.00% lower than in Copenhagen
Local Purchasing Power in Colombo is 81.39% lower than in Copenhagen
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Restaurants
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 140.00 kr
(7,210.26 Rs)
8.74 kr
(450.00 Rs)
     -93.76 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 700.00 kr
(36,051.30 Rs)
72.81 kr
(3,750.00 Rs)
     -89.60 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 80.00 kr
(4,120.15 Rs)
21.36 kr
(1,100.00 Rs)
     -73.30 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 kr
(2,575.09 Rs)
6.80 kr
(350.00 Rs)
     -86.41 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 45.00 kr
(2,317.58 Rs)
11.65 kr
(600.00 Rs)
     -74.11 %
Cappuccino (regular) 41.30 kr
(2,127.24 Rs)
10.03 kr
(516.33 Rs)
     -75.73 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 23.14 kr
(1,191.52 Rs)
1.95 kr
(100.26 Rs)
     -91.59 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 19.17 kr
(987.29 Rs)
0.94 kr
(48.24 Rs)
     -95.11 %
Markets
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 42.19 kr
(2,172.61 Rs)
25.31 kr
(1,303.74 Rs)
     -39.99 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 20.15 kr
(1,037.50 Rs)
2.21 kr
(114.03 Rs)
     -89.01 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 7.41 kr
(381.65 Rs)
1.80 kr
(92.73 Rs)
     -75.70 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 27.62 kr
(1,422.48 Rs)
8.33 kr
(429.23 Rs)
     -69.83 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 38.80 kr
(1,998.18 Rs)
18.36 kr
(945.78 Rs)
     -52.67 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 32.15 kr
(1,655.81 Rs)
8.40 kr
(432.37 Rs)
     -73.89 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 47.68 kr
(2,455.35 Rs)
13.16 kr
(677.81 Rs)
     -72.39 %
Apples (1 lb) 9.12 kr
(469.62 Rs)
7.86 kr
(404.68 Rs)
     -13.83 %
Banana (1 lb) 8.00 kr
(412.25 Rs)
1.80 kr
(92.92 Rs)
     -77.46 %
Oranges (1 lb) 8.61 kr
(443.58 Rs)
6.66 kr
(342.80 Rs)
     -22.72 %
Tomato (1 lb) 13.07 kr
(672.89 Rs)
2.95 kr
(152.05 Rs)
     -77.40 %
Potato (1 lb) 5.58 kr
(287.38 Rs)
2.50 kr
(128.54 Rs)
     -55.27 %
Onion (1 lb) 4.72 kr
(242.86 Rs)
2.18 kr
(112.04 Rs)
     -53.87 %
Lettuce (1 head) 12.91 kr
(664.78 Rs)
4.79 kr
(246.92 Rs)
     -62.86 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 8.42 kr
(433.40 Rs)
1.92 kr
(98.77 Rs)
     -77.21 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 75.00 kr
(3,862.64 Rs)
38.83 kr
(2,000.00 Rs)
     -48.22 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 12.31 kr
(633.80 Rs)
7.03 kr
(361.94 Rs)
     -42.89 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.38 kr
(843.82 Rs)
12.71 kr
(654.43 Rs)
     -22.44 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 59.00 kr
(3,038.61 Rs)
32.04 kr
(1,650.00 Rs)
     -45.70 %
Transportation
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 24.00 kr
(1,236.04 Rs)
0.78 kr
(40.00 Rs)
     -96.76 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 500.00 kr
(25,750.93 Rs)
21.36 kr
(1,100.00 Rs)
     -95.73 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 45.00 kr
(2,317.58 Rs)
1.55 kr
(80.00 Rs)
     -96.55 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 22.53 kr
(1,160.38 Rs)
2.19 kr
(112.65 Rs)
     -90.29 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 562.50 kr
(28,969.79 Rs)
2.33 kr
(120.00 Rs)
     -99.59 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 55.77 kr
(2,872.48 Rs)
19.64 kr
(1,011.43 Rs)
     -64.79 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 279,500.00 kr
(14,394,768.15 Rs)
120,384.02 kr
(6,200,000.00 Rs)
     -56.93 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 270,999.00 kr
(13,956,950.89 Rs)
188,666.35 kr
(9,716,666.67 Rs)
     -30.38 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,363.55 kr
(70,225.27 Rs)
162.73 kr
(8,381.08 Rs)
     -88.07 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.04 kr
(53.62 Rs)
0.04 kr
(2.13 Rs)
     -96.02 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 256.00 kr
(13,184.47 Rs)
80.11 kr
(4,125.88 Rs)
     -68.71 %
Sports And Leisure
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 275.91 kr
(14,209.98 Rs)
67.15 kr
(3,458.33 Rs)
     -75.66 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 180.00 kr
(9,270.33 Rs)
19.42 kr
(1,000.00 Rs)
     -89.21 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 120.00 kr
(6,180.22 Rs)
16.99 kr
(875.00 Rs)
     -85.84 %
Childcare
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,483.33 kr
(179,398.12 Rs)
217.90 kr
(11,222.22 Rs)
     -93.74 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 51,111.11 kr
(2,632,316.97 Rs)
3,290.06 kr
(169,444.44 Rs)
     -93.56 %
Clothing And Shoes
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 711.32 kr
(36,634.21 Rs)
143.87 kr
(7,409.52 Rs)
     -79.77 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 335.62 kr
(17,285.31 Rs)
87.38 kr
(4,500.00 Rs)
     -73.97 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 812.50 kr
(41,845.26 Rs)
323.44 kr
(16,657.89 Rs)
     -60.19 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,080.00 kr
(55,622.00 Rs)
183.07 kr
(9,428.57 Rs)
     -83.05 %
Rent Per Month
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 11,551.42 kr
(594,919.65 Rs)
2,401.21 kr
(123,666.73 Rs)
     -79.21 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,681.43 kr
(447,109.67 Rs)
819.43 kr
(42,202.31 Rs)
     -90.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 17,820.51 kr
(917,789.45 Rs)
4,434.40 kr
(228,379.58 Rs)
     -75.12 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 14,096.77 kr
(726,010.00 Rs)
1,631.01 kr
(84,000.00 Rs)
     -88.43 %
Buy Apartment Price
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,079.43 kr
(261,600.14 Rs)
1,082.42 kr
(55,746.47 Rs)
     -78.69 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,515.77 kr
(181,068.68 Rs)
561.18 kr
(28,901.67 Rs)
     -84.04 %
Salaries And Financing
Copenhagen Edit Colombo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 26,512.92 kr
(1,365,464.50 Rs)
1,144.57 kr
(58,947.37 Rs)
     -95.68 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.61 12.14      +655.05 %
Last update: May 2022May 2022
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