Cost of Living Comparison Between Copenhagen and Dubai 

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Consumer Prices in Dubai are 32.96% lower than in Copenhagen (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dubai are 24.01% lower than in Copenhagen
Rent Prices in Dubai are 5.74% lower than in Copenhagen
Restaurant Prices in Dubai are 36.21% lower than in Copenhagen
Groceries Prices in Dubai are 35.49% lower than in Copenhagen
Local Purchasing Power in Dubai is 10.63% higher than in Copenhagen
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Restaurants
Copenhagen Edit Dubai Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 137.50 kr
(81.97 AED)
58.71 kr
(35.00 AED)
     -57.30 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 650.00 kr
(387.49 AED)
419.37 kr
(250.00 AED)
     -35.48 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 80.00 kr
(47.69 AED)
46.97 kr
(28.00 AED)
     -41.29 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 kr
(29.81 AED)
75.49 kr
(45.00 AED)
     +50.97 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 42.50 kr
(25.34 AED)
75.49 kr
(45.00 AED)
     +77.61 %
Cappuccino (regular) 39.00 kr
(23.25 AED)
32.14 kr
(19.16 AED)
     -17.58 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 23.61 kr
(14.07 AED)
8.03 kr
(4.78 AED)
     -66.00 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 18.74 kr
(11.17 AED)
2.82 kr
(1.68 AED)
     -84.93 %
Markets
Copenhagen Edit Dubai Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 37.22 kr
(22.19 AED)
37.26 kr
(22.21 AED)
     +0.09 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 19.22 kr
(11.46 AED)
7.61 kr
(4.54 AED)
     -60.41 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 7.13 kr
(4.25 AED)
5.35 kr
(3.19 AED)
     -24.94 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 26.88 kr
(16.02 AED)
15.92 kr
(9.49 AED)
     -40.78 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 45.08 kr
(26.87 AED)
27.79 kr
(16.57 AED)
     -38.35 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 28.59 kr
(17.04 AED)
19.65 kr
(11.71 AED)
     -31.27 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 44.57 kr
(26.57 AED)
29.33 kr
(17.49 AED)
     -34.18 %
Apples (1 lb) 8.65 kr
(5.16 AED)
5.68 kr
(3.38 AED)
     -34.41 %
Banana (1 lb) 8.90 kr
(5.31 AED)
4.48 kr
(2.67 AED)
     -49.69 %
Oranges (1 lb) 9.05 kr
(5.40 AED)
4.95 kr
(2.95 AED)
     -45.31 %
Tomato (1 lb) 13.88 kr
(8.28 AED)
4.05 kr
(2.41 AED)
     -70.82 %
Potato (1 lb) 6.43 kr
(3.83 AED)
2.78 kr
(1.66 AED)
     -56.79 %
Onion (1 lb) 4.96 kr
(2.95 AED)
2.41 kr
(1.44 AED)
     -51.38 %
Lettuce (1 head) 11.80 kr
(7.04 AED)
10.60 kr
(6.32 AED)
     -10.15 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 8.68 kr
(5.17 AED)
3.77 kr
(2.24 AED)
     -56.61 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 60.00 kr
(35.77 AED)
100.65 kr
(60.00 AED)
     +67.75 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 11.94 kr
(7.12 AED)
24.52 kr
(14.62 AED)
     +105.44 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.42 kr
(9.79 AED)
33.53 kr
(19.99 AED)
     +104.16 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 55.00 kr
(32.79 AED)
36.90 kr
(22.00 AED)
     -32.90 %
Transportation
Copenhagen Edit Dubai Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 24.00 kr
(14.31 AED)
8.39 kr
(5.00 AED)
     -65.05 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 600.00 kr
(357.68 AED)
503.24 kr
(300.00 AED)
     -16.13 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 49.00 kr
(29.21 AED)
20.13 kr
(12.00 AED)
     -58.92 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 22.43 kr
(13.37 AED)
6.21 kr
(3.70 AED)
     -72.32 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 400.20 kr
(238.57 AED)
50.32 kr
(30.00 AED)
     -87.43 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 40.41 kr
(24.09 AED)
12.57 kr
(7.50 AED)
     -68.88 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 260,941.00 kr
(155,557.11 AED)
141,745.46 kr
(84,500.00 AED)
     -45.68 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 248,400.00 kr
(148,080.93 AED)
118,866.35 kr
(70,860.87 AED)
     -52.15 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Copenhagen Edit Dubai Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,335.36 kr
(796.06 AED)
1,131.80 kr
(674.71 AED)
     -15.24 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.14 kr
(0.68 AED)
0.74 kr
(0.44 AED)
     -35.07 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 256.56 kr
(152.94 AED)
603.07 kr
(359.51 AED)
     +135.06 %
Sports And Leisure
Copenhagen Edit Dubai Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 281.79 kr
(167.99 AED)
446.05 kr
(265.91 AED)
     +58.29 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 224.21 kr
(133.66 AED)
208.11 kr
(124.06 AED)
     -7.18 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 120.00 kr
(71.54 AED)
67.10 kr
(40.00 AED)
     -44.08 %
Childcare
Copenhagen Edit Dubai Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,136.38 kr
(1,869.72 AED)
3,936.99 kr
(2,346.99 AED)
     +25.53 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 83,170.24 kr
(49,581.02 AED)
72,085.90 kr
(42,973.21 AED)
     -13.33 %
Clothing And Shoes
Copenhagen Edit Dubai Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 783.46 kr
(467.05 AED)
354.50 kr
(211.33 AED)
     -54.75 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 323.41 kr
(192.80 AED)
333.81 kr
(199.00 AED)
     +3.22 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 833.33 kr
(496.78 AED)
533.02 kr
(317.75 AED)
     -36.04 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,213.10 kr
(723.18 AED)
549.99 kr
(327.87 AED)
     -54.66 %
Rent Per Month
Copenhagen Edit Dubai Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 10,256.41 kr
(6,114.25 AED)
9,511.16 kr
(5,669.97 AED)
     -7.27 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,072.73 kr
(4,812.47 AED)
6,300.09 kr
(3,755.73 AED)
     -21.96 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 18,025.15 kr
(10,745.49 AED)
18,698.01 kr
(11,146.62 AED)
     +3.73 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 13,937.93 kr
(8,308.94 AED)
12,895.66 kr
(7,687.61 AED)
     -7.48 %
Buy Apartment Price
Copenhagen Edit Dubai Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,575.10 kr
(2,727.40 AED)
2,096.44 kr
(1,249.77 AED)
     -54.18 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,149.51 kr
(1,877.55 AED)
1,410.91 kr
(841.10 AED)
     -55.20 %
Salaries And Financing
Copenhagen Edit Dubai Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 23,085.57 kr
(13,762.21 AED)
19,407.99 kr
(11,569.86 AED)
     -15.93 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.39 4.08      +193.17 %
Last update: April 2021April 2021
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