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Cost of living 2018 in Denmark

Hello everyone,

As per our annual tradition, we invite you to share your experiences and tell us more about the average prices of products and services in your town/city/area, so that we have updated information regarding cost of living and inflation in Denmark.

Thanks to your contribution, future expats in Denmark will be more informed and will be able to refine their budget and better prepare for their big move.

How much does it cost to rent an apartment or a house in Denmark?

How much does it cost to buy an apartment or a house in Denmark?

How much do you pay on average for public transportation (bus, subway, train, tram, taxi)?

How much do you pay for basic food items such as rice, bread, and pasta?

What is your monthly budget for groceries?

How much does it cost to see a doctor/dentist/physician/specialist in Denmark?

How much do you pay for health insurance per month?

How much does childcare cost on average per month?

What is your child's schooling budget per month?

How much does it cost to fill up your car’s fuel tank?

How much do you pay for electricity/gas/water etc., per month?

How much do you pay for your internet and phone subscription?

How much do you pay for your lunch pack on weekdays?

How much do you pay for an espresso coffee?

How much do you pay for a cinema ticket?

How much does a gym membership cost in Denmark?

Thank you for sharing your experience.

Priscilla

Hi Priscilla,

Is there a spreadsheet we should enter this info into, or just freform text?

Good question Sluggo !

All prices stated in DKK   

How much does it cost to rent an apartment or a house in Denmark?
    16,000/mo    91m2 in city centre (newly refurbished, unfurnished)
       
How much does it cost to buy an apartment or a house in Denmark?        
       
How much do you pay on average for public transportation (bus, subway, train, tram, taxi)?
        15-20 for one way bus/metro travel within city and to airport        
       
How much do you pay for basic food items such as rice, bread, and pasta?    
        40    loaf of bread at bakery
       
What is your monthly budget for groceries?    
        6,000    2 adults (includes a lot of wine!)
       
How much does it cost to see a doctor/dentist/physician/specialist in Denmark?    
        363    Dental exam and teeth cleaning (to remove above wine stains)
       
How much do you pay for health insurance per month?    
        0   
       
How much does childcare cost on average per month?        
       
What is your child's schooling budget per month?        
       
How much does it cost to fill up your car’s fuel tank?        
       
How much do you pay for electricity/gas/water etc., per month?    
        558/mo    electricity
    1000/mo water/heat
How much do you pay for your internet and phone subscription?    
        130/mo    mobile phone
    383/mo    internet
How much do you pay for your lunch pack on weekdays?        
       
How much do you pay for an espresso coffee?        
       
How much do you pay for a cinema ticket?    
         85   
       
How much does a gym membership cost in Denmark?    
        399/mo

(ALL IN DKK)

How much does it cost to rent an apartment or a house in Denmark?
FOR ORESTAD AREA : 2 ROOM + 1 LIVING ROOM APARTMENT COSTS 15.000 PER MONTH

How much does it cost to buy an apartment or a house in Denmark?
STARTS FROM 1.5 MILLION DKK

How much do you pay on average for public transportation (bus, subway, train, tram, taxi)?
800 DKK ( 2 PERSON )

How much do you pay for basic food items such as rice, bread, and pasta?
8000 DKK FOR SUPERMARKET

What is your monthly budget for groceries?
INSIDE SUPERMARKET COSTS

How much does it cost to see a doctor/dentist/physician/specialist in Denmark?
NOT DONE YET

How much do you pay for health insurance per month?
COMPANY

How much does childcare cost on average per month?
1000 DKK

What is your child's schooling budget per month?
1000 DKK FOR SFO ( AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM)

How much does it cost to fill up your car’s fuel tank?
NONE

How much do you pay for electricity/gas/water etc., per month?
INSIDE RENTAL

How much do you pay for your internet and phone subscription?
300DKK TELEPHONE

How much do you pay for your lunch pack on weekdays?
30DKK PER DAY IN COMPANY CAFETERIA

How much do you pay for an espresso coffee?
40DKK

How much do you pay for a cinema ticket?
140DKK

How much does a gym membership cost in Denmark?
3000 DKK

where is this dentist and cinema ?

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