Denmark vs El Salvador - Cost of Living Comparison

Denmark El Salvador
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1665
$853
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3941
$1917
🏠 One person rent
$879
$408
🏘️ Family rent
$1606
$614
🍽️ Food expenses
$526
$285
🚐 Transport expenses
$109
$80.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3217
$386
💸 GDP per capita
$61063
$3799
😃 Human freedom index
8.98
7.39
❤️ Life expectancy
81.6
73.5
👮 Corruption perceptions index
88
34
🌐 English speaking %
86.1%
1%
🎓 Higher education
97
41
😀 Quality of life
82
31
🏙️ Population
5.83M
6.42M

The average cost of living in Denmark ($1665) is 95% more expensive than in El Salvador ($853). Denmark ranked 20th vs 89th for El Salvador 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 0.5 months in El Salvador. Ranked 9th and 154th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Denmark vs El Salvador

We calculate prices for Denmark and El Salvador as a population-weighted mean of 27 and 10 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 El Salvador
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.6
$4.81
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$80.2
$26.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$11
$5.67
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.35
$1.55
 Cappuccino
$5.28
$2.69
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$3.29
$0.66
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$967
$466
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$691
$290
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1767
$644
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1329
$475
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$103
$41.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$158
$63.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$41.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.81%
11.12%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5032
$1117
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3503
$875
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.22
$0.29
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$68.5
$27.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$24.1
$25.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.03
$1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.48
$1.72
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.45
$1.24
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$1.31
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.82
$2.04
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.4
$7.15
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.76
$5.57
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.5
$8.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.72
$2.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.77
$1.12
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.88
$2.22
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.62
$2.21
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.45
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.45
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.87
$0.55
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.1
$1.92
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.8
$9.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$1.19
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.59
$3.75
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.13
$6.05
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.19
$6.97
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.58
$2.73
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.98
$2.21
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.2
$26.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$15.1
$4.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$65.5
$29.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$22.9
$10.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$94.4
$47.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$98.5
$82.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$434
$86
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6094
$3858

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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 El Salvador

City Cost of living Population
San Salvador
$965
568K
Usulutan
$836
379K
Soyapango
$816
241K
San Miguel
$645
218K
Santa Ana
$909
270K
Mejicanos
$750
141K
Santa Tecla
$865
135K
Apopa
$830
131K
Ahuachapan
$870
111K
Sonsonate
$794
71.5K