Cost of Living in Aarhus

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1568
$4036
🛋️ Without rent
$789
$2371
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$779
$1665
🍽️ Food
$552
$1442
🚐 Transport
$88
$240
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3354
😀 Quality of life
88
🏙️ Population
269K

The average cost of living in Aarhus is $1568, which is in the top 27% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2524th out of 9294 in our global list and 10th out of 27 in Denmark.

The median after-tax salary is $3354, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months. Ranked 144th (TOP 2%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 2nd best city to live in Denmark. With an estimated population of 269K, Aarhus is the 2nd largest city in Denmark.

✈️ Closest airport 30 km Aarhus Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 9.3 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 150 Aarhus University
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Prices in Aarhus

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$19.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$95.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$11
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$7.48
 Cappuccino
$5.79
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$3.17
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$942
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$579
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1965
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1366
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$96.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$149
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.94%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5394
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3279
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.16
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$54
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.03
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.46
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.79
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.43
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.64
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.67
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.38
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.5
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.77
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.67
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.12
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.61
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.16
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.8
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.02
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.49
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.14
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$36.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$68.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$24
👖 Brand Jeans
$99
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$606
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5392

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