Denmark vs Lesotho - Cost of Living Comparison

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Denmark Lesotho
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1909
$534
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4506
$1275
🏠 One person rent
$1022
$157
🏘️ Family rent
$1881
$243
🍽️ Food expenses
$607
$271
🚐 Transport expenses
$115
$41.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3620
$688
💸 GDP per capita
$67790
$970
😃 Human freedom index
8.83
6.49
❤️ Life expectancy
81.4
53.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
90
39
🌐 English speaking %
86.1%
27.9%
🎓 Higher education
97
31
😀 Quality of life
96
14
🏙️ Population
5.83M
2.23M

The average cost of living in Denmark ($1909) is 258% more expensive than in Lesotho ($534). Denmark ranked 19th vs 167th for Lesotho 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 1.3 months in Lesotho. Ranked 3rd and 185th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Denmark vs Lesotho

We calculate prices for Denmark and Lesotho as a population-weighted mean of 27 and 4 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 Lesotho
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$19.3
$2.99
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$97
$21.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$13.2
$10.6
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$7.54
$0.78
 Cappuccino
$5.74
$1.31
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$3.88
$0.64
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1082
$165
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$792
$82.9
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2043
$251
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1532
$144
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$139
$36.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$213
$56
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33.3
$21.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.84%
8.69%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5528
$334
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3960
$456
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.4
$0.63
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$76.8
$26.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$24.9
$5.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.05
$1.14
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$0.94
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$3.15
$0.75
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.76
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.47
$1.22
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.3
$3.96
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.5
$6.35
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$18.3
$5.14
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.95
$1.74
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.99
$2.26
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.17
$2.36
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.14
$2.37
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.98
$1.83
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
$2.35
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.93
$0.52
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.08
$1.13
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.69
$8.37
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.83
$1.04
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.6
$4.44
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.06
$3.46
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.7
$2.88
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.25
$1.55
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.25
$1.21
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$39.5
$19.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$17.4
$4.08
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$68.7
$15.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$26.5
$4.06
👖 Brand Jeans
$102
$39.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$104
$92.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$503
$29
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6628
$708

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In Denmark

City Cost of living Population
Copenhagen
$2367
644K
Aarhus
$1888
285K
Odense
$1958
177K
Esbjerg
$1470
115K
Frederiksberg
$1997
105K
Aalborg
$1715
113K
Gentofte
$2002
75.8K
Naestved
$1638
41.9K
Randers
$1575
62.8K
Herning
$1595
44.6K
Vejle
$1602
56.6K
Roskilde
$1777
50K
Kolding
$1414
58.8K
Horsholm
$1876
47.5K
Holstebro
$1415
35.4K
Horsens
$1466
59.4K
Silkeborg
$1500
44.3K
Hillerod
$1972
36K
Helsingor
$1639
47.4K
Fredericia
$1576
39.9K
Viborg
$1508
41.1K
Frederikshavn
$1406
23.5K
Svendborg
$1566
27.2K
Sonderborg
$1390
27.6K
Nuuk
$2171
18.3K
Haderslev
$1587
22K
Torshavn
$1938
13.3K

In Lesotho

City Cost of living Population
Maseru
$539
519K
Teyateyaneng
$514
75.1K
Mafeteng
$515
57.1K
Butha-Buthe
$516
10K