Cost of Living Comparison Between Dubai and Copenhagen 

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Consumer Prices in Copenhagen are 27.7% higher than in Dubai (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Copenhagen are 14.5% higher than in Dubai
Rent Prices in Copenhagen are 4.9% lower than in Dubai
Restaurant Prices in Copenhagen are 35.6% higher than in Dubai
Groceries Prices in Copenhagen are 34.3% higher than in Dubai
Local Purchasing Power in Copenhagen is 25.5% lower than in Dubai
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Restaurants
Dubai Edit Copenhagen Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 40.00 AED
(75.46 kr)
74.22 AED
(140.00 kr)
     +85.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 300.00 AED
(565.92 kr)
424.09 AED
(800.00 kr)
     +41.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 31.00 AED
(58.48 kr)
45.06 AED
(85.00 kr)
     +45.4 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 48.50 AED
(91.49 kr)
26.51 AED
(50.00 kr)
     -45.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 49.00 AED
(92.43 kr)
23.86 AED
(45.00 kr)
     -51.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 19.56 AED
(36.89 kr)
21.99 AED
(41.48 kr)
     +12.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.11 AED
(7.75 kr)
11.94 AED
(22.53 kr)
     +190.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.23 AED
(4.21 kr)
9.99 AED
(18.85 kr)
     +348.2 %
Markets
Dubai Edit Copenhagen Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 25.84 AED
(48.74 kr)
26.42 AED
(49.84 kr)
     +2.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.96 AED
(9.36 kr)
10.26 AED
(19.35 kr)
     +106.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.39 AED
(6.39 kr)
4.30 AED
(8.11 kr)
     +26.9 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 11.94 AED
(22.52 kr)
16.76 AED
(31.61 kr)
     +40.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 17.14 AED
(32.33 kr)
20.93 AED
(39.49 kr)
     +22.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 14.04 AED
(26.48 kr)
17.87 AED
(33.70 kr)
     +27.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 17.84 AED
(33.65 kr)
27.22 AED
(51.35 kr)
     +52.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.80 AED
(7.18 kr)
4.89 AED
(9.22 kr)
     +28.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 3.05 AED
(5.76 kr)
4.16 AED
(7.85 kr)
     +36.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 3.03 AED
(5.71 kr)
4.48 AED
(8.45 kr)
     +48.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.75 AED
(5.19 kr)
6.83 AED
(12.89 kr)
     +148.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.86 AED
(3.51 kr)
3.01 AED
(5.68 kr)
     +61.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.64 AED
(3.09 kr)
2.57 AED
(4.86 kr)
     +57.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 5.86 AED
(11.06 kr)
7.20 AED
(13.58 kr)
     +22.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.20 AED
(4.16 kr)
4.75 AED
(8.97 kr)
     +115.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 60.00 AED
(113.18 kr)
37.11 AED
(70.00 kr)
     -38.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 12.28 AED
(23.16 kr)
7.02 AED
(13.25 kr)
     -42.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 23.74 AED
(44.79 kr)
8.12 AED
(15.32 kr)
     -65.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 22.00 AED
(41.50 kr)
31.81 AED
(60.00 kr)
     +44.6 %
Transportation
Dubai Edit Copenhagen Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 5.50 AED
(10.38 kr)
12.72 AED
(24.00 kr)
     +131.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 340.00 AED
(641.37 kr)
286.26 AED
(540.00 kr)
     -15.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 12.00 AED
(22.64 kr)
26.51 AED
(50.00 kr)
     +120.9 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 AED
(9.11 kr)
13.65 AED
(25.75 kr)
     +182.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 AED
(56.59 kr)
318.07 AED
(600.00 kr)
     +960.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 14.52 AED
(27.40 kr)
31.46 AED
(59.35 kr)
     +116.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 99,000.00 AED
(186,753.30 kr)
148,431.11 AED
(280,000.00 kr)
     +49.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 76,841.45 AED
(144,953.47 kr)
148,833.26 AED
(280,758.62 kr)
     +93.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Dubai Edit Copenhagen Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 698.63 AED
(1,317.89 kr)
802.77 AED
(1,514.35 kr)
     +14.9 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.59 AED
(1.12 kr)
0.53 AED
(1.00 kr)
     -10.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 356.16 AED
(671.87 kr)
137.95 AED
(260.23 kr)
     -61.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Dubai Edit Copenhagen Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 269.07 AED
(507.58 kr)
153.16 AED
(288.91 kr)
     -43.1 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 134.47 AED
(253.67 kr)
88.06 AED
(166.11 kr)
     -34.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 47.00 AED
(88.66 kr)
63.61 AED
(120.00 kr)
     +35.3 %
Childcare
Dubai Edit Copenhagen Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,783.10 AED
(5,250.04 kr)
1,920.33 AED
(3,622.50 kr)
     -31.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 42,255.26 AED
(79,710.20 kr)
26,333.27 AED
(49,675.00 kr)
     -37.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
Dubai Edit Copenhagen Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 230.21 AED
(434.27 kr)
390.55 AED
(736.74 kr)
     +69.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 197.37 AED
(372.32 kr)
185.95 AED
(350.77 kr)
     -5.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 327.89 AED
(618.53 kr)
435.77 AED
(822.03 kr)
     +32.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 341.17 AED
(643.58 kr)
607.49 AED
(1,145.96 kr)
     +78.1 %
Rent Per Month
Dubai Edit Copenhagen Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 6,908.74 AED
(13,032.62 kr)
6,702.75 AED
(12,644.05 kr)
     -3.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,909.74 AED
(7,375.33 kr)
4,855.97 AED
(9,160.29 kr)
     +24.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 12,306.14 AED
(23,214.26 kr)
10,111.09 AED
(19,073.53 kr)
     -17.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 7,713.02 AED
(14,549.81 kr)
7,649.50 AED
(14,430.00 kr)
     -0.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
Dubai Edit Copenhagen Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,342.84 AED
(2,533.13 kr)
2,730.00 AED
(5,149.86 kr)
     +103.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 818.00 AED
(1,543.08 kr)
1,859.13 AED
(3,507.06 kr)
     +127.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Dubai Edit Copenhagen Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 16,048.52 AED
(30,273.88 kr)
13,693.57 AED
(25,831.51 kr)
     -14.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.93 1.66      -57.7 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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