Denmark vs India - Cost of Living Comparison

Denmark India
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1665
$416
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3941
$1027
🏠 One person rent
$879
$165
🏘️ Family rent
$1606
$317
🍽️ Food expenses
$526
$164
🚐 Transport expenses
$109
$45.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3217
$620
💸 GDP per capita
$61063
$1928
😃 Human freedom index
8.98
6.39
❤️ Life expectancy
81.6
69.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
88
40
🌐 English speaking %
86.1%
10.6%
🎓 Higher education
97
73
😀 Quality of life
82
51
🏙️ Population
5.83M
1.33B

The average cost of living in Denmark ($1665) is 300% more expensive than in India ($416). Denmark ranked 20th vs 190th for India 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 1.5 months in India. Ranked 9th and 85th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Denmark vs India

We calculate prices for Denmark and India as a population-weighted mean of 27 and 220 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 India
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.6
$2.93
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$80.2
$14.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$11
$3.88
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.35
$2.21
 Cappuccino
$5.28
$1.84
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$3.29
$0.44
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$967
$181
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$691
$116
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1767
$400
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1329
$234
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$103
$26.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$158
$40.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$9.72
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.81%
8.33%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5032
$1696
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3503
$822
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.22
$0.36
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$68.5
$10.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$24.1
$2.63
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.03
$1.25
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.48
$0.67
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.45
$0.46
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$0.62
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.82
$0.96
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.4
$5.41
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.76
$3.52
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.5
$5.82
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.72
$1.98
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.77
$0.65
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.88
$1.08
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.62
$0.53
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$0.36
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.42
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.87
$0.24
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.1
$1.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.8
$8.76
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$1.76
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.59
$3.62
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.13
$1.91
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.19
$2.81
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.58
$1.66
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.98
$0.85
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.2
$18.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$15.1
$3.31
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$65.5
$11.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$22.9
$2.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$94.4
$29.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$98.5
$45.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$434
$64.1
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6094
$1660

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Cities Comparison in Denmark vs India

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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 India

City Cost of living Population
Bangalore
$480
11.3M
Delhi
$486
26.5M
Mumbai
$632
15.4M
Pune
$446
5.95M
Chennai
$425
10.3M
Hyderabad
$477
9.31M
Ahmedabad
$468
7.65M
Jaipur
$359
3.07M
Kolkata
$370
4.5M
Nagpur
$408
2.41M
Surat
$426
5.94M
Visakhapatnam
$492
2.04M
Bhagalpur
$284
3.04M
Mysore
$345
3M
Lucknow
$361
3.38M
Kanpur
$441
2.77M
Mirzapur
$381
2.5M
Kalyan
$353
1.25M
Gurgaon
$493
877K
Madurai
$361
1.56M
Navi Mumbai
$466
1.12M
Ghaziabad
$402
2.38M
Thane
$454
1.89M
Bhopal
$331
1.8M
Raipur
$351
1.01M
Ludhiana
$391
1.62M
Indore
$340
1.99M
Allahabad
$540
1.54M
Noida
$457
637K
Bilaspur
$301
1.63M