Denmark vs Ethiopia - Cost of Living Comparison

Denmark Ethiopia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1665
$732
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3941
$2188
🏠 One person rent
$879
$407
🏘️ Family rent
$1606
$1067
🍽️ Food expenses
$526
$231
🚐 Transport expenses
$109
$43.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3217
$189
💸 GDP per capita
$61063
$936
😃 Human freedom index
8.98
5.95
❤️ Life expectancy
81.6
67
👮 Corruption perceptions index
88
39
🌐 English speaking %
86.1%
0.2%
🎓 Higher education
97
61
😀 Quality of life
82
33
🏙️ Population
5.83M
105M

The average cost of living in Denmark ($1665) is 127% more expensive than in Ethiopia ($732). Denmark ranked 20th vs 114th for Ethiopia 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 0.3 months in Ethiopia. Ranked 9th and 149th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Denmark vs Ethiopia

We calculate prices for Denmark and Ethiopia 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 Ethiopia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.6
$5.19
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$80.2
$24.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$11
$4.09
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.35
$0.73
 Cappuccino
$5.28
$0.69
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$3.29
$0.6
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$967
$351
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$691
$157
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1767
$1582
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1329
$621
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$103
$78.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$158
$121
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$133
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.81%
16.1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5032
$1303
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3503
$750
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.22
$0.32
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$68.5
$13.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$24.1
$5.76
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.03
$0.76
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.48
$0.87
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.45
$0.56
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$1.61
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.82
$1.97
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.4
$8.33
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.76
$8.02
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.5
$8.62
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.72
$3.21
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.77
$0.86
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.88
$1.37
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.62
$0.72
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$0.47
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.78
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.87
$0.3
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.1
$1.04
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.8
$7.39
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$0.9
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.59
$3.57
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.13
$1.83
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.19
$2.72
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.58
$1.32
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.98
$1.49
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.2
$47.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$15.1
$3.34
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$65.5
$11.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$22.9
$2.24
👖 Brand Jeans
$94.4
$22.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$98.5
$69.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$434
$89.5
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6094
$22739

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Cities Comparison in Denmark vs Ethiopia

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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 Ethiopia

City Cost of living Population
Addis Ababa
$831
3.04M
Gondar
$565
324K
Mekelle
$613
324K
Awasa
$659
300K
Dire Dawa
$553
277K
Bahir Dar
$556
243K
Dessie
$606
188K
Jimma
$603
178K
Jijiga
$601
159K
Harar
$539
129K