Cost of Living Comparison Between Copenhagen and Dubai 

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Consumer Prices in Dubai are 23.17% lower than in Copenhagen (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dubai are 16.20% lower than in Copenhagen
Rent Prices in Dubai are 2.25% lower than in Copenhagen
Restaurant Prices in Dubai are 28.89% lower than in Copenhagen
Groceries Prices in Dubai are 26.85% lower than in Copenhagen
Local Purchasing Power in Dubai is 59.48% higher than in Copenhagen
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Restaurants
Copenhagen Edit Dubai Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 140.00 kr
(73.05 AED)
71.86 kr
(37.50 AED)
     -48.67 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 700.00 kr
(365.27 AED)
479.09 kr
(250.00 AED)
     -31.56 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 80.00 kr
(41.75 AED)
57.49 kr
(30.00 AED)
     -28.14 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 kr
(26.09 AED)
81.45 kr
(42.50 AED)
     +62.89 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 45.00 kr
(23.48 AED)
91.99 kr
(48.00 AED)
     +104.41 %
Cappuccino (regular) 41.31 kr
(21.56 AED)
35.55 kr
(18.55 AED)
     -13.96 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 23.14 kr
(12.08 AED)
7.22 kr
(3.77 AED)
     -68.81 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 19.18 kr
(10.01 AED)
3.33 kr
(1.74 AED)
     -82.62 %
Markets
Copenhagen Edit Dubai Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 42.11 kr
(21.97 AED)
46.92 kr
(24.48 AED)
     +11.42 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 20.15 kr
(10.52 AED)
7.96 kr
(4.15 AED)
     -60.50 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 7.41 kr
(3.87 AED)
6.32 kr
(3.30 AED)
     -14.73 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 27.53 kr
(14.37 AED)
19.61 kr
(10.23 AED)
     -28.76 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 38.80 kr
(20.25 AED)
29.31 kr
(15.29 AED)
     -24.47 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 31.64 kr
(16.51 AED)
23.15 kr
(12.08 AED)
     -26.83 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 47.68 kr
(24.88 AED)
36.79 kr
(19.20 AED)
     -22.83 %
Apples (1 lb) 9.04 kr
(4.72 AED)
7.23 kr
(3.77 AED)
     -19.99 %
Banana (1 lb) 8.00 kr
(4.18 AED)
5.59 kr
(2.92 AED)
     -30.20 %
Oranges (1 lb) 8.62 kr
(4.50 AED)
5.19 kr
(2.71 AED)
     -39.79 %
Tomato (1 lb) 13.07 kr
(6.82 AED)
4.38 kr
(2.29 AED)
     -66.47 %
Potato (1 lb) 5.58 kr
(2.91 AED)
3.23 kr
(1.69 AED)
     -42.15 %
Onion (1 lb) 4.72 kr
(2.46 AED)
2.70 kr
(1.41 AED)
     -42.69 %
Lettuce (1 head) 12.91 kr
(6.74 AED)
10.96 kr
(5.72 AED)
     -15.05 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 8.42 kr
(4.39 AED)
4.02 kr
(2.10 AED)
     -52.23 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 75.00 kr
(39.14 AED)
95.82 kr
(50.00 AED)
     +27.76 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 12.31 kr
(6.42 AED)
24.07 kr
(12.56 AED)
     +95.59 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.38 kr
(8.55 AED)
41.32 kr
(21.56 AED)
     +152.22 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 59.00 kr
(30.79 AED)
42.16 kr
(22.00 AED)
     -28.54 %
Transportation
Copenhagen Edit Dubai Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 24.00 kr
(12.52 AED)
9.58 kr
(5.00 AED)
     -60.08 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 500.00 kr
(260.91 AED)
574.91 kr
(300.00 AED)
     +14.98 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 45.00 kr
(23.48 AED)
23.00 kr
(12.00 AED)
     -48.90 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 22.53 kr
(11.76 AED)
8.64 kr
(4.51 AED)
     -61.67 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 562.50 kr
(293.52 AED)
57.49 kr
(30.00 AED)
     -89.78 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 55.56 kr
(28.99 AED)
26.20 kr
(13.67 AED)
     -52.85 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 279,500.00 kr
(145,849.05 AED)
172,472.84 kr
(90,000.00 AED)
     -38.29 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 270,999.00 kr
(141,413.05 AED)
143,786.24 kr
(75,030.72 AED)
     -46.94 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Copenhagen Edit Dubai Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,363.55 kr
(711.53 AED)
1,076.51 kr
(561.74 AED)
     -21.05 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.04 kr
(0.54 AED)
0.87 kr
(0.45 AED)
     -16.48 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 256.00 kr
(133.59 AED)
690.04 kr
(360.08 AED)
     +169.55 %
Sports And Leisure
Copenhagen Edit Dubai Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 275.92 kr
(143.98 AED)
553.38 kr
(288.76 AED)
     +100.56 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 180.00 kr
(93.93 AED)
267.42 kr
(139.55 AED)
     +48.57 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 120.00 kr
(62.62 AED)
86.24 kr
(45.00 AED)
     -28.14 %
Childcare
Copenhagen Edit Dubai Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,483.33 kr
(1,817.68 AED)
5,287.57 kr
(2,759.17 AED)
     +51.80 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 51,111.11 kr
(26,670.87 AED)
89,310.79 kr
(46,604.27 AED)
     +74.74 %
Clothing And Shoes
Copenhagen Edit Dubai Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 711.32 kr
(371.18 AED)
453.24 kr
(236.51 AED)
     -36.28 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 335.62 kr
(175.14 AED)
402.33 kr
(209.94 AED)
     +19.87 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 812.50 kr
(423.98 AED)
556.29 kr
(290.29 AED)
     -31.53 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,080.00 kr
(563.57 AED)
596.15 kr
(311.08 AED)
     -44.80 %
Rent Per Month
Copenhagen Edit Dubai Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 11,554.68 kr
(6,029.48 AED)
11,144.16 kr
(5,815.26 AED)
     -3.55 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,681.43 kr
(4,530.15 AED)
6,541.09 kr
(3,413.28 AED)
     -24.65 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 17,820.51 kr
(9,299.12 AED)
19,446.42 kr
(10,147.56 AED)
     +9.12 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 14,096.77 kr
(7,356.00 AED)
13,849.99 kr
(7,227.22 AED)
     -1.75 %
Buy Apartment Price
Copenhagen Edit Dubai Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,079.43 kr
(2,650.56 AED)
2,621.11 kr
(1,367.75 AED)
     -48.40 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,515.77 kr
(1,834.60 AED)
1,600.16 kr
(835.00 AED)
     -54.49 %
Salaries And Financing
Copenhagen Edit Dubai Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 26,085.19 kr
(13,611.81 AED)
34,860.92 kr
(18,191.17 AED)
     +33.64 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.53 3.64      +137.49 %
Last update: May 2022May 2022
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