Cost of Living in Nuuk

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$2214
$4941
🛋️ Without rent
$1032
$3129
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1182
$1812
🍽️ Food
$750
$1954
🚐 Transport
$84.9
$230
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3098
😀 Quality of life
57
🏙️ Population
14.8K

The average cost of living in Nuuk is $2214, which is in the top 3% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 249th out of 9294 in our global list and 2nd out of 27 in Denmark.

The median after-tax salary is $3098, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.4 months. Ranked 5440th (TOP 59%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 26th best city to live in Denmark. With an estimated population of 14.8K, Nuuk is the 26th largest city in Denmark.

✈️ Closest airport3 kmGodthaab / Nuuk Airport
😷 Air qualityExcellent5.9 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank6004University of Greenland
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Prices in Nuuk

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$19.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$110
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$14.6
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.1
 Cappuccino
$6.1
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$3.24
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1056
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$926
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1924
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1364
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$192
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$298
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$37.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.61%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4984
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$8093
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.57
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$81.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$29.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.44
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.44
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$3.15
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.6
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.15
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$23
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.72
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.8
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.13
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.82
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.15
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.49
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.66
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.66
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$19.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.84
🚬 Cigarette pack
$11.2
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$8.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.15
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.99
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$39.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$82.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$38.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$128
👟 Brand Sneakers
$144
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$719
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12415

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