Cost of Living Comparison Between Dublin and Copenhagen 

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Cost of Living in Copenhagen is 9.0% higher than in Dublin (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Copenhagen is 4.5% lower than in Dublin
Rent Prices in Copenhagen are 23.8% lower than in Dublin
Restaurant Prices in Copenhagen are 16.2% higher than in Dublin
Groceries Prices in Copenhagen are 11.3% higher than in Dublin
Local Purchasing Power in Copenhagen is 17.3% higher than in Dublin
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Restaurants
Dublin Edit Copenhagen Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 21.44 $
(20.00 €)
21.53 $
(150.00 kr)
     +0.4 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 96.49 $
(90.00 €)
114.85 $
(800.00 kr)
     +19.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.72 $
(10.00 €)
14.57 $
(101.50 kr)
     +35.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.97 $
(6.50 €)
8.61 $
(60.00 kr)
     +23.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.97 $
(6.50 €)
8.61 $
(60.00 kr)
     +23.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.31 $
(4.02 €)
6.30 $
(43.88 kr)
     +46.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.54 $
(2.37 €)
3.64 $
(25.37 kr)
     +43.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.02 $
(1.88 €)
2.92 $
(20.34 kr)
     +44.8 %
Markets
Dublin Edit Copenhagen Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.25 $
(4.90 €)
7.45 $
(51.89 kr)
     +41.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.63 $
(1.52 €)
3.19 $
(22.19 kr)
     +95.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.80 $
(0.75 €)
1.22 $
(8.53 kr)
     +52.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.02 $
(3.75 €)
4.75 $
(33.10 kr)
     +18.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.67 $
(3.43 €)
5.61 $
(39.08 kr)
     +52.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.54 $
(4.24 €)
5.09 $
(35.43 kr)
     +12.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.31 $
(4.95 €)
7.55 $
(52.57 kr)
     +42.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.25 $
(1.16 €)
1.38 $
(9.64 kr)
     +11.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.92 $
(0.86 €)
1.33 $
(9.29 kr)
     +44.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.29 $
(1.20 €)
1.46 $
(10.18 kr)
     +13.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.71 $
(1.59 €)
2.01 $
(13.99 kr)
     +17.5 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.86 $
(0.80 €)
0.99 $
(6.91 kr)
     +15.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.72 $
(0.67 €)
0.90 $
(6.24 kr)
     +24.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.22 $
(1.14 €)
1.94 $
(13.54 kr)
     +58.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.71 $
(1.60 €)
1.60 $
(11.14 kr)
     -6.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.87 $
(12.00 €)
10.05 $
(70.00 kr)
     -21.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.10 $
(2.89 €)
1.80 $
(12.56 kr)
     -41.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.37 $
(4.07 €)
2.42 $
(16.82 kr)
     -44.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.34 $
(16.18 €)
8.95 $
(62.35 kr)
     -48.4 %
Transportation
Dublin Edit Copenhagen Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.14 $
(2.00 €)
3.45 $
(24.00 kr)
     +60.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 125.08 $
(116.67 €)
100.25 $
(698.28 kr)
     -19.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.82 $
(4.50 €)
7.18 $
(50.00 kr)
     +48.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.45 $
(3.22 €)
3.47 $
(24.14 kr)
     +0.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 37.53 $
(35.00 €)
86.14 $
(600.00 kr)
     +129.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.17 $
(6.69 €)
7.73 $
(53.85 kr)
     +7.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 39,321.11 $
(36,675.00 €)
48,000.00 $
(334,353.60 kr)
     +22.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,856.94 $
(33,443.95 €)
44,248.40 $
(308,221.09 kr)
     +23.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Dublin Edit Copenhagen Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 294.09 $
(274.30 €)
204.20 $
(1,422.38 kr)
     -30.6 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 23.79 $
(22.19 €)
16.40 $
(114.23 kr)
     -31.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 55.59 $
(51.85 €)
36.78 $
(256.19 kr)
     -33.8 %
Sports And Leisure
Dublin Edit Copenhagen Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.65 $
(47.24 €)
42.86 $
(298.58 kr)
     -15.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.76 $
(21.23 €)
30.65 $
(213.47 kr)
     +34.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.40 $
(12.50 €)
18.66 $
(130.00 kr)
     +39.3 %
Childcare
Dublin Edit Copenhagen Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,342.42 $
(1,252.08 €)
537.98 $
(3,747.41 kr)
     -59.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,051.41 $
(9,375.00 €)
9,241.71 $
(64,375.00 kr)
     -8.1 %
Clothing And Shoes
Dublin Edit Copenhagen Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 94.05 $
(87.72 €)
107.48 $
(748.69 kr)
     +14.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.40 $
(37.68 €)
45.03 $
(313.65 kr)
     +11.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 93.02 $
(86.76 €)
115.85 $
(806.98 kr)
     +24.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 103.05 $
(96.12 €)
168.85 $
(1,176.14 kr)
     +63.8 %
Rent Per Month
Dublin Edit Copenhagen Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,180.99 $
(2,034.22 €)
1,725.10 $
(12,016.51 kr)
     -20.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,886.98 $
(1,760.00 €)
1,276.02 $
(8,888.35 kr)
     -32.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,653.27 $
(3,407.43 €)
3,061.01 $
(21,322.04 kr)
     -16.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,047.78 $
(2,842.68 €)
2,140.37 $
(14,909.16 kr)
     -29.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
Dublin Edit Copenhagen Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 713.87 $
(665.83 €)
735.86 $
(5,125.76 kr)
     +3.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 535.50 $
(499.47 €)
512.17 $
(3,567.65 kr)
     -4.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Dublin Edit Copenhagen Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,567.69 $
(3,327.60 €)
3,994.82 $
(27,826.72 kr)
     +12.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.54 4.27      -5.9 %
Last update: June 2024June 2024
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