Denmark vs Iran - Cost of Living Comparison

Denmark Iran
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1665
$723
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3941
$1849
🏠 One person rent
$879
$357
🏘️ Family rent
$1606
$769
🍽️ Food expenses
$526
$237
🚐 Transport expenses
$109
$35.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3217
$347
💸 GDP per capita
$61063
$2422
😃 Human freedom index
8.98
4.53
❤️ Life expectancy
81.6
76.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
88
25
🌐 English speaking %
86.1%
12%
🎓 Higher education
97
80
😀 Quality of life
82
44
🏙️ Population
5.83M
80M

The average cost of living in Denmark ($1665) is 130% more expensive than in Iran ($723). Denmark ranked 20th vs 117th for Iran 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 Iran. Ranked 9th and 116th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Denmark vs Iran

We calculate prices for Denmark and Iran as a population-weighted mean of 27 and 102 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 Iran
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.6
$5.13
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$80.2
$33.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$11
$4.67
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.35
$0.99
 Cappuccino
$5.28
$1.82
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$3.29
$0.91
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$967
$436
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$691
$279
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1767
$993
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1329
$638
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$103
$25
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$158
$38.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$21.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.81%
20.33%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5032
$2252
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3503
$1269
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.22
$0.38
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$68.5
$17.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$24.1
$3.37
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.03
$0.5
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.48
$0.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.45
$0.71
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$3.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.82
$1.58
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.4
$5.22
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.76
$4.35
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.5
$11.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.72
$1.3
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.77
$1.87
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.88
$1.24
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.62
$0.9
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$0.77
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.64
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.87
$0.27
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.1
$1.94
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.8
$1.08
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$0.67
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.59
$2.82
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.13
$4.42
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.19
$4.68
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.58
$3.08
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.98
$2.75
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.2
$27.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$15.1
$3.92
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$65.5
$31.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$22.9
$8.43
👖 Brand Jeans
$94.4
$54.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$98.5
$134
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$434
$119
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6094
$1191

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Cities Comparison in Denmark vs Iran

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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 Iran

City Cost of living Population
Tehran
$839
8.69M
Tabriz
$1049
1.56M
Mashhad
$668
3M
Hamadan
$943
554K
Shiraz
$724
1.57M
Isfahan
$605
1.96M
Kermanshah
$627
946K
Karaj
$688
1.59M
Ahvaz
$490
1.18M
Qazvin
$1104
403K
Qom
$993
1.2M
Ardabil
$842
529K
Bandar Abbas
$675
527K
Rasht
$915
680K
Sari
$529
347K
Eslamshahr
$588
448K
Kerman
$680
538K
Babol
$424
250K
Zanjan
$516
433K
Kashan
$600
433K
Abadan
$630
231K
Sanandaj
$755
413K
Arak
$567
521K
Khorramabad
$639
373K
Yazd
$809
530K
Urmia
$449
736K
Gorgan
$591
312K
Shahriar
$669
310K
Qods
$668
310K
Malard
$670
281K