Denmark vs Egypt - Cost of Living Comparison

Denmark Egypt
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1665
$418
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3941
$1099
🏠 One person rent
$879
$140
🏘️ Family rent
$1606
$285
🍽️ Food expenses
$526
$178
🚐 Transport expenses
$109
$34
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3217
$232
💸 GDP per capita
$61063
$3569
😃 Human freedom index
8.98
4.49
❤️ Life expectancy
81.6
72.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
88
33
🌐 English speaking %
86.1%
33.7%
🎓 Higher education
97
72
😀 Quality of life
82
52
🏙️ Population
5.83M
94.8M

The average cost of living in Denmark ($1665) is 299% more expensive than in Egypt ($418). Denmark ranked 20th vs 189th for Egypt in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months in Denmark compared to 0.6 months in Egypt. Ranked 9th and 80th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Denmark vs Egypt

We calculate prices for Denmark and Egypt as a population-weighted mean of 27 and 29 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Denmark Egypt
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.6
$4.51
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$80.2
$16.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$11
$4.52
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.35
$1.74
 Cappuccino
$5.28
$1.72
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$3.29
$0.34
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$967
$150
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$691
$91.7
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1767
$344
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1329
$209
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$103
$21.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$158
$33.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$15
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.81%
11.64%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5032
$661
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3503
$366
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.22
$0.23
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$68.5
$12
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$24.1
$2.35
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.03
$0.41
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.48
$0.89
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.45
$0.52
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$0.62
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.82
$1.35
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.4
$3.44
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.76
$4.61
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.5
$9.15
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.72
$1.33
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.77
$0.76
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.88
$0.5
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.62
$0.45
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$0.39
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.33
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.87
$0.19
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.1
$0.73
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.8
$9.29
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$1.46
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.59
$2.37
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.13
$2.67
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.19
$2.29
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.58
$1.02
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.98
$0.93
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.2
$24.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$15.1
$5.02
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$65.5
$12.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$22.9
$2.69
👖 Brand Jeans
$94.4
$37.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$98.5
$101
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$434
$106
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6094
$3106

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Cities Comparison in Denmark vs Egypt

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Denmark

City Cost of living Population
Copenhagen
$2071
644K
Aarhus
$1568
269K
Odense
$1604
177K
Aalborg
$1405
113K
Frederiksberg
$1845
105K
Naestved
$1439
41.9K
Gentofte
$1486
75.8K
Esbjerg
$1365
72.3K
Vejle
$1633
56.6K
Kolding
$1382
58.8K
Silkeborg
$1344
44.3K
Horsens
$1384
59.4K
Viborg
$1265
41.1K
Horsholm
$1491
47.5K
Helsingor
$1489
47.4K
Randers
$1376
62.6K
Roskilde
$1582
50K
Fredericia
$1469
39.9K
Holstebro
$1175
35.4K
Herning
$1419
44.6K
Hillerod
$1721
35.4K
Svendborg
$1582
27.2K
Frederikshavn
$1108
23.5K
Sonderborg
$1214
27.6K
Haderslev
$1337
22K
Nuuk
$2011
18.3K
Torshavn
$1597
13.3K

In Egypt

City Cost of living Population
Cairo
$473
9.29M
Giza
$413
5.6M
Alexandria
$408
4.87M
Shubra El Kheima
$380
1.03M
Mansoura
$377
960K
Suez
$316
517K
Helwan
$374
619K
El Mahalla El Kubra
$349
543K
Port Said
$471
524K
Ismailia
$324
293K
Faiyum
$366
316K
Tanta
$341
430K
Asyut
$395
389K
Zagazig
$367
303K
Kafr El Dawwar
$365
263K
Shibin El Kom
$354
177K
Sohag
$344
194K
Minya
$364
236K
Aswan
$309
268K
Luxor
$345
202K
Benha
$340
158K
Qena
$329
201K
Damanhur
$348
244K
Hurghada
$433
161K
Damietta
$371
207K
Beni Suef
$263
193K
Sharm El Sheikh
$457
73K
El Gouna
$360
15K
Dahab
$468
4.48K