Denmark vs Greece - Cost of Living Comparison

Denmark Greece
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1665
$919
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3941
$2236
🏠 One person rent
$879
$427
🏘️ Family rent
$1606
$736
🍽️ Food expenses
$526
$337
🚐 Transport expenses
$109
$59.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3217
$789
💸 GDP per capita
$61063
$17647
😃 Human freedom index
8.98
7.86
❤️ Life expectancy
81.6
81.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
88
49
🌐 English speaking %
86.1%
51%
🎓 Higher education
97
87
😀 Quality of life
82
61
🏙️ Population
5.83M
10.8M

The average cost of living in Denmark ($1665) is 81% more expensive than in Greece ($919). Denmark ranked 20th vs 74th for Greece 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 0.9 months in Greece. Ranked 9th and 56th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Denmark vs Greece

We calculate prices for Denmark and Greece as a population-weighted mean of 27 and 50 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 Greece
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.6
$10.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$80.2
$40.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$11
$7.33
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.35
$3.87
 Cappuccino
$5.28
$3.16
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$3.29
$1.82
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$967
$355
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$691
$273
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1767
$652
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1329
$514
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$103
$106
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$158
$163
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$31.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.81%
4.35%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5032
$2496
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3503
$2001
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.22
$1.24
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$68.5
$35.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$24.1
$11.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.03
$2.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.48
$1.27
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.45
$0.95
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$1.88
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.82
$3.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.4
$9.59
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.76
$7.29
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.5
$9.69
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.72
$1.72
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.77
$1.76
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.88
$1.17
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.62
$1.55
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$0.95
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.88
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.87
$0.52
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.1
$2.13
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.8
$6.41
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$1.38
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.59
$4.68
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.13
$5.27
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.19
$4.01
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.58
$1.93
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.98
$2.73
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.2
$36.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$15.1
$7.94
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$65.5
$35.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$22.9
$9.09
👖 Brand Jeans
$94.4
$75.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$98.5
$74.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$434
$337
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6094
$6225

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Cities Comparison in Denmark vs Greece

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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 Greece

City Cost of living Population
Athens
$1059
664K
Crete
$869
623K
Thessaloniki
$961
315K
Piraeus
$1086
164K
Patras
$822
167K
Larissa
$850
145K
Peristeri
$973
140K
Heraklion
$851
141K
Glyfada
$1267
87.3K
Kallithea
$889
101K
Kifissia
$1182
47.3K
Volos
$917
86K
Nea Smyrni
$991
73.1K
Nikaia
$888
89.4K
Nea Ionia
$889
67.1K
Komotini
$834
51K
Palaio Faliro
$920
64K
Alexandroupoli
$769
57.8K
Kalamata
$808
53K
Serres
$885
58.3K
Rhodes
$995
49.5K
Chalcis
$919
59.1K
Xanthi
$783
56.1K
Chania
$972
53.9K
Ioannina
$810
65.6K
Trikala
$713
61.7K
Kavala
$870
54K
Lamia
$819
52K
Kozani
$807
41.1K
Katerini
$794
56K