Cost of Living Comparison Between Stockholm and Copenhagen 

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Consumer Prices in Copenhagen are 19.0% higher than in Stockholm (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Copenhagen are 21.0% higher than in Stockholm
Rent Prices in Copenhagen are 25.3% higher than in Stockholm
Restaurant Prices in Copenhagen are 45.5% higher than in Stockholm
Groceries Prices in Copenhagen are 7.0% higher than in Stockholm
Local Purchasing Power in Copenhagen is 2.4% lower than in Stockholm
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Restaurants
Stockholm Edit Copenhagen Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 SEK
(96.23 DKK)
233.80 SEK
(150.00 DKK)
     +55.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 900.00 SEK
(577.41 DKK)
1,246.95 SEK
(800.00 DKK)
     +38.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 107.00 SEK
(68.65 DKK)
155.87 SEK
(100.00 DKK)
     +45.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 75.00 SEK
(48.12 DKK)
93.52 SEK
(60.00 DKK)
     +24.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 71.00 SEK
(45.55 DKK)
93.52 SEK
(60.00 DKK)
     +31.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 44.87 SEK
(28.79 DKK)
68.41 SEK
(43.89 DKK)
     +52.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 24.02 SEK
(15.41 DKK)
42.01 SEK
(26.95 DKK)
     +74.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 21.33 SEK
(13.68 DKK)
31.83 SEK
(20.42 DKK)
     +49.2 %
Markets
Stockholm Edit Copenhagen Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 59.28 SEK
(38.03 DKK)
80.53 SEK
(51.66 DKK)
     +35.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 26.78 SEK
(17.18 DKK)
34.19 SEK
(21.94 DKK)
     +27.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 17.95 SEK
(11.52 DKK)
12.81 SEK
(8.22 DKK)
     -28.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 44.12 SEK
(28.30 DKK)
50.74 SEK
(32.55 DKK)
     +15.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 51.91 SEK
(33.30 DKK)
60.15 SEK
(38.59 DKK)
     +15.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 56.38 SEK
(36.17 DKK)
55.49 SEK
(35.60 DKK)
     -1.6 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 87.06 SEK
(55.86 DKK)
82.74 SEK
(53.08 DKK)
     -5.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 14.82 SEK
(9.51 DKK)
14.79 SEK
(9.49 DKK)
     -0.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 12.04 SEK
(7.73 DKK)
13.98 SEK
(8.97 DKK)
     +16.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 14.91 SEK
(9.57 DKK)
15.80 SEK
(10.14 DKK)
     +6.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 21.10 SEK
(13.54 DKK)
20.93 SEK
(13.43 DKK)
     -0.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 7.47 SEK
(4.80 DKK)
10.61 SEK
(6.80 DKK)
     +41.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 8.41 SEK
(5.40 DKK)
9.25 SEK
(5.93 DKK)
     +9.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 24.18 SEK
(15.52 DKK)
20.91 SEK
(13.41 DKK)
     -13.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 14.95 SEK
(9.59 DKK)
16.71 SEK
(10.72 DKK)
     +11.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 120.00 SEK
(76.99 DKK)
109.11 SEK
(70.00 DKK)
     -9.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 19.88 SEK
(12.76 DKK)
18.60 SEK
(11.94 DKK)
     -6.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 22.90 SEK
(14.69 DKK)
26.23 SEK
(16.83 DKK)
     +14.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 71.00 SEK
(45.55 DKK)
96.64 SEK
(62.00 DKK)
     +36.1 %
Transportation
Stockholm Edit Copenhagen Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 42.00 SEK
(26.95 DKK)
37.41 SEK
(24.00 DKK)
     -10.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,020.00 SEK
(654.39 DKK)
1,044.32 SEK
(670.00 DKK)
     +2.4 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 59.00 SEK
(37.85 DKK)
77.93 SEK
(50.00 DKK)
     +32.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 52.30 SEK
(33.56 DKK)
41.39 SEK
(26.55 DKK)
     -20.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 565.00 SEK
(362.48 DKK)
935.22 SEK
(600.00 DKK)
     +65.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 74.67 SEK
(47.91 DKK)
84.03 SEK
(53.91 DKK)
     +12.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 309,000.00 SEK
(198,243.14 DKK)
510,535.09 SEK
(327,540.70 DKK)
     +65.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 323,423.08 SEK
(207,496.46 DKK)
471,734.79 SEK
(302,647.85 DKK)
     +45.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Stockholm Edit Copenhagen Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,621.60 SEK
(1,040.36 DKK)
2,343.37 SEK
(1,503.42 DKK)
     +44.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 268.04 SEK
(171.97 DKK)
174.53 SEK
(111.97 DKK)
     -34.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 316.21 SEK
(202.87 DKK)
397.19 SEK
(254.82 DKK)
     +25.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Stockholm Edit Copenhagen Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 412.53 SEK
(264.66 DKK)
466.01 SEK
(298.97 DKK)
     +13.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 377.07 SEK
(241.92 DKK)
331.49 SEK
(212.67 DKK)
     -12.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 160.00 SEK
(102.65 DKK)
199.54 SEK
(128.02 DKK)
     +24.7 %
Childcare
Stockholm Edit Copenhagen Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,451.41 SEK
(931.17 DKK)
5,878.51 SEK
(3,771.43 DKK)
     +305.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 75,334.33 SEK
(48,331.76 DKK)
100,340.80 SEK
(64,375.00 DKK)
     +33.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
Stockholm Edit Copenhagen Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 832.60 SEK
(534.17 DKK)
1,202.58 SEK
(771.53 DKK)
     +44.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 446.46 SEK
(286.43 DKK)
512.36 SEK
(328.71 DKK)
     +14.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 996.05 SEK
(639.03 DKK)
1,298.92 SEK
(833.34 DKK)
     +30.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,513.42 SEK
(970.96 DKK)
1,829.02 SEK
(1,173.43 DKK)
     +20.9 %
Rent Per Month
Stockholm Edit Copenhagen Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 16,786.58 SEK
(10,769.66 DKK)
19,205.25 SEK
(12,321.39 DKK)
     +14.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 10,278.57 SEK
(6,594.36 DKK)
13,904.54 SEK
(8,920.65 DKK)
     +35.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 26,455.32 SEK
(16,972.77 DKK)
31,786.18 SEK
(20,392.86 DKK)
     +20.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 17,016.13 SEK
(10,916.93 DKK)
23,498.80 SEK
(15,075.97 DKK)
     +38.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
Stockholm Edit Copenhagen Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,735.04 SEK
(6,245.64 DKK)
8,031.80 SEK
(5,152.91 DKK)
     -17.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,328.61 SEK
(3,418.64 DKK)
5,702.71 SEK
(3,658.65 DKK)
     +7.0 %
Salaries And Financing
Stockholm Edit Copenhagen Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 35,533.24 SEK
(22,796.83 DKK)
41,945.53 SEK
(26,910.72 DKK)
     +18.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.53 4.08      -10.0 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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