Cost of Living Comparison Between Amsterdam and Copenhagen 

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Consumer Prices in Copenhagen are 15.6% higher than in Amsterdam (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Copenhagen are 4.8% higher than in Amsterdam
Rent Prices in Copenhagen are 11.8% lower than in Amsterdam
Restaurant Prices in Copenhagen are 20.1% higher than in Amsterdam
Groceries Prices in Copenhagen are 18.8% higher than in Amsterdam
Local Purchasing Power in Copenhagen is 0.9% lower than in Amsterdam
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Restaurants
Amsterdam Edit Copenhagen Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 19.24 €
(143.42 kr)
20.12 €
(150.00 kr)
     +4.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 82.50 €
(614.97 kr)
107.32 €
(800.00 kr)
     +30.1 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 €
(89.45 kr)
13.42 €
(100.00 kr)
     +11.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.10 €
(45.47 kr)
8.05 €
(60.00 kr)
     +32.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.50 €
(41.00 kr)
7.00 €
(52.18 kr)
     +27.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.88 €
(28.92 kr)
5.92 €
(44.14 kr)
     +52.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.92 €
(21.78 kr)
3.73 €
(27.84 kr)
     +27.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.50 €
(18.63 kr)
2.87 €
(21.42 kr)
     +15.0 %
Markets
Amsterdam Edit Copenhagen Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.61 €
(34.37 kr)
6.93 €
(51.67 kr)
     +50.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.61 €
(12.03 kr)
3.08 €
(22.95 kr)
     +90.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.18 €
(8.79 kr)
1.09 €
(8.16 kr)
     -7.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.00 €
(29.82 kr)
4.43 €
(33.00 kr)
     +10.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.46 €
(40.73 kr)
5.38 €
(40.13 kr)
     -1.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.46 €
(40.69 kr)
4.83 €
(36.01 kr)
     -11.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.23 €
(46.48 kr)
7.72 €
(57.54 kr)
     +23.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.82 €
(6.12 kr)
1.27 €
(9.47 kr)
     +54.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.90 €
(6.69 kr)
1.20 €
(8.95 kr)
     +33.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.82 €
(6.10 kr)
1.33 €
(9.92 kr)
     +62.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.37 €
(10.23 kr)
1.72 €
(12.83 kr)
     +25.5 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.76 €
(5.66 kr)
0.85 €
(6.35 kr)
     +12.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.73 €
(5.47 kr)
0.76 €
(5.69 kr)
     +4.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.10 €
(8.21 kr)
1.80 €
(13.40 kr)
     +63.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.70 €
(5.24 kr)
1.50 €
(11.17 kr)
     +113.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €
(44.72 kr)
9.39 €
(70.00 kr)
     +56.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.25 €
(9.35 kr)
1.77 €
(13.19 kr)
     +41.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.14 €
(15.93 kr)
2.37 €
(17.68 kr)
     +11.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.50 €
(70.81 kr)
8.05 €
(60.00 kr)
     -15.3 %
Transportation
Amsterdam Edit Copenhagen Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.40 €
(25.34 kr)
3.22 €
(24.00 kr)
     -5.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 81.45 €
(607.14 kr)
80.49 €
(600.00 kr)
     -1.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 €
(29.82 kr)
6.71 €
(50.00 kr)
     +67.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.86 €
(28.79 kr)
3.89 €
(28.97 kr)
     +0.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.90 €
(230.33 kr)
80.49 €
(600.00 kr)
     +160.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.30 €
(54.44 kr)
7.20 €
(53.64 kr)
     -1.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 €
(208,715.52 kr)
42,459.04 €
(316,495.00 kr)
     +51.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,160.38 €
(239,727.55 kr)
39,569.43 €
(294,955.54 kr)
     +23.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Amsterdam Edit Copenhagen Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 225.17 €
(1,678.46 kr)
201.14 €
(1,499.33 kr)
     -10.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 20.93 €
(156.04 kr)
15.52 €
(115.69 kr)
     -25.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 43.98 €
(327.82 kr)
32.26 €
(240.46 kr)
     -26.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Amsterdam Edit Copenhagen Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 53.90 €
(401.76 kr)
40.31 €
(300.45 kr)
     -25.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.10 €
(134.89 kr)
27.97 €
(208.46 kr)
     +54.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 €
(104.36 kr)
16.77 €
(125.00 kr)
     +19.8 %
Childcare
Amsterdam Edit Copenhagen Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,802.42 €
(13,435.48 kr)
499.91 €
(3,726.38 kr)
     -72.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,426.36 €
(77,719.43 kr)
8,260.05 €
(61,571.43 kr)
     -20.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
Amsterdam Edit Copenhagen Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 72.30 €
(538.91 kr)
105.04 €
(782.97 kr)
     +45.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.77 €
(221.89 kr)
46.50 €
(346.59 kr)
     +56.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.82 €
(594.98 kr)
114.03 €
(850.00 kr)
     +42.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 93.83 €
(699.45 kr)
162.66 €
(1,212.46 kr)
     +73.3 %
Rent Per Month
Amsterdam Edit Copenhagen Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,859.85 €
(13,863.56 kr)
1,606.78 €
(11,977.14 kr)
     -13.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,544.19 €
(11,510.56 kr)
1,213.89 €
(9,048.48 kr)
     -21.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,025.86 €
(22,555.12 kr)
2,832.14 €
(21,111.11 kr)
     -6.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,311.90 €
(17,233.23 kr)
2,055.04 €
(15,318.52 kr)
     -11.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
Amsterdam Edit Copenhagen Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 782.21 €
(5,830.71 kr)
695.16 €
(5,181.81 kr)
     -11.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 505.23 €
(3,766.06 kr)
507.49 €
(3,782.91 kr)
     +0.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Amsterdam Edit Copenhagen Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,470.42 €
(25,868.97 kr)
3,607.15 €
(26,888.13 kr)
     +3.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.93 4.02      +2.3 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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