Cost of Living Comparison Between Colombo and Copenhagen 

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Consumer Prices in Copenhagen are 182.43% higher than in Colombo (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Copenhagen are 209.34% higher than in Colombo
Rent Prices in Copenhagen are 282.20% higher than in Colombo
Restaurant Prices in Copenhagen are 425.59% higher than in Colombo
Groceries Prices in Copenhagen are 97.73% higher than in Colombo
Local Purchasing Power in Copenhagen is 337.64% higher than in Colombo
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Restaurants
Colombo Edit Copenhagen Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 425.00 Rs
(13.38 kr)
4,129.09 Rs
(130.00 kr)
     +871.55 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,500.00 Rs
(110.19 kr)
20,645.47 Rs
(650.00 kr)
     +489.87 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 964.27 Rs
(30.36 kr)
2,540.98 Rs
(80.00 kr)
     +163.51 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 300.00 Rs
(9.45 kr)
1,588.11 Rs
(50.00 kr)
     +429.37 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 580.00 Rs
(18.26 kr)
1,429.30 Rs
(45.00 kr)
     +146.43 %
Cappuccino (regular) 442.76 Rs
(13.94 kr)
1,241.17 Rs
(39.08 kr)
     +180.33 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 118.85 Rs
(3.74 kr)
749.66 Rs
(23.60 kr)
     +530.74 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 47.26 Rs
(1.49 kr)
606.00 Rs
(19.08 kr)
     +1,182.40 %
Markets
Colombo Edit Copenhagen Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 917.81 Rs
(28.90 kr)
1,164.76 Rs
(36.67 kr)
     +26.91 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 65.79 Rs
(2.07 kr)
574.05 Rs
(18.07 kr)
     +772.59 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 52.16 Rs
(1.64 kr)
220.98 Rs
(6.96 kr)
     +323.63 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 249.42 Rs
(7.85 kr)
849.05 Rs
(26.73 kr)
     +240.41 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,144.45 Rs
(36.03 kr)
1,322.69 Rs
(41.64 kr)
     +15.57 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 270.62 Rs
(8.52 kr)
883.74 Rs
(27.82 kr)
     +226.57 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 495.75 Rs
(15.61 kr)
1,452.82 Rs
(45.74 kr)
     +193.05 %
Apples (1 lb) 232.43 Rs
(7.32 kr)
277.86 Rs
(8.75 kr)
     +19.55 %
Banana (1 lb) 80.13 Rs
(2.52 kr)
282.93 Rs
(8.91 kr)
     +253.10 %
Oranges (1 lb) 211.23 Rs
(6.65 kr)
298.17 Rs
(9.39 kr)
     +41.15 %
Tomato (1 lb) 75.55 Rs
(2.38 kr)
422.24 Rs
(13.29 kr)
     +458.87 %
Potato (1 lb) 86.32 Rs
(2.72 kr)
205.51 Rs
(6.47 kr)
     +138.08 %
Onion (1 lb) 72.72 Rs
(2.29 kr)
158.98 Rs
(5.01 kr)
     +118.63 %
Lettuce (1 head) 184.40 Rs
(5.81 kr)
390.64 Rs
(12.30 kr)
     +111.84 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 79.20 Rs
(2.49 kr)
270.78 Rs
(8.53 kr)
     +241.89 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 2,000.00 Rs
(62.97 kr)
1,905.74 Rs
(60.00 kr)
     -4.71 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 324.73 Rs
(10.22 kr)
372.15 Rs
(11.72 kr)
     +14.60 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 436.59 Rs
(13.75 kr)
511.73 Rs
(16.11 kr)
     +17.21 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,400.00 Rs
(44.08 kr)
1,746.92 Rs
(55.00 kr)
     +24.78 %
Transportation
Colombo Edit Copenhagen Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 39.50 Rs
(1.24 kr)
762.29 Rs
(24.00 kr)
     +1,829.86 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,200.00 Rs
(37.78 kr)
19,057.35 Rs
(600.00 kr)
     +1,488.11 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 55.00 Rs
(1.73 kr)
1,588.11 Rs
(50.00 kr)
     +2,787.48 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 80.47 Rs
(2.53 kr)
737.96 Rs
(23.23 kr)
     +817.10 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 Rs
(3.78 kr)
12,711.25 Rs
(400.20 kr)
     +10,492.71 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 536.19 Rs
(16.88 kr)
1,268.17 Rs
(39.93 kr)
     +136.52 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,000,000.00 Rs
(188,903.46 kr)
7,940,563.86 Rs
(250,000.00 kr)
     +32.34 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,405,769.23 Rs
(201,678.66 kr)
7,848,302.07 Rs
(247,095.24 kr)
     +22.52 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Colombo Edit Copenhagen Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 12,081.43 Rs
(380.37 kr)
42,474.64 Rs
(1,337.27 kr)
     +251.57 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.62 Rs
(0.08 kr)
35.08 Rs
(1.10 kr)
     +1,241.02 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,221.94 Rs
(101.44 kr)
8,259.36 Rs
(260.04 kr)
     +156.35 %
Sports And Leisure
Colombo Edit Copenhagen Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,261.90 Rs
(102.70 kr)
8,737.57 Rs
(275.09 kr)
     +167.87 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,168.75 Rs
(36.80 kr)
7,480.01 Rs
(235.50 kr)
     +540.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 800.00 Rs
(25.19 kr)
3,811.47 Rs
(120.00 kr)
     +376.43 %
Childcare
Colombo Edit Copenhagen Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 10,793.03 Rs
(339.81 kr)
99,918.97 Rs
(3,145.84 kr)
     +825.77 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 195,476.19 Rs
(6,154.35 kr)
2,598,466.70 Rs
(81,809.89 kr)
     +1,229.30 %
Clothing And Shoes
Colombo Edit Copenhagen Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,308.00 Rs
(167.12 kr)
25,150.41 Rs
(791.83 kr)
     +373.82 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,641.18 Rs
(114.64 kr)
10,298.91 Rs
(324.25 kr)
     +182.85 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 10,905.71 Rs
(343.35 kr)
27,046.78 Rs
(851.54 kr)
     +148.01 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 5,851.42 Rs
(184.23 kr)
38,090.27 Rs
(1,199.23 kr)
     +550.96 %
Rent Per Month
Colombo Edit Copenhagen Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 90,261.77 Rs
(2,841.79 kr)
331,623.21 Rs
(10,440.80 kr)
     +267.40 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 34,166.67 Rs
(1,075.70 kr)
261,872.07 Rs
(8,244.76 kr)
     +666.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 221,538.46 Rs
(6,974.90 kr)
578,829.69 Rs
(18,223.82 kr)
     +161.28 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 72,333.33 Rs
(2,277.34 kr)
439,661.80 Rs
(13,842.27 kr)
     +507.83 %
Buy Apartment Price
Colombo Edit Copenhagen Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 57,432.98 Rs
(1,808.21 kr)
139,487.52 Rs
(4,391.61 kr)
     +142.87 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 22,370.94 Rs
(704.32 kr)
95,131.65 Rs
(2,995.12 kr)
     +325.25 %
Salaries And Financing
Colombo Edit Copenhagen Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 55,803.53 Rs
(1,756.91 kr)
755,457.77 Rs
(23,784.76 kr)
     +1,253.78 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 13.44 1.40      -89.56 %
Last update: February 2021February 2021
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