Denmark vs Papua New Guinea - Cost of Living Comparison

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Denmark Papua New Guinea
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1923
$534
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4552
$1326
🏠 One person rent
$1023
$232
🏘️ Family rent
$1892
$427
🍽️ Food expenses
$614
$212
🚐 Transport expenses
$119
$33.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3632
$402
💸 GDP per capita
$67790
$3116
😃 Human freedom index
8.83
6.88
❤️ Life expectancy
81.4
65.4
👮 Corruption perceptions index
90
29
🌐 English speaking %
86.1%
70.4%
🎓 Higher education
97
35
😀 Quality of life
96
41
🏙️ Population
5.83M
8.94M

The average cost of living in Denmark ($1923) is 260% more expensive than in Papua New Guinea ($534). Denmark ranked 18th vs 167th for Papua New Guinea 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 0.8 months in Papua New Guinea. Ranked 4th and 123rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Denmark vs Papua New Guinea

We calculate prices for Denmark and Papua New Guinea as a population-weighted mean of 27 and 2 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 Papua New Guinea
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$20.3
$3.65
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$97.9
$21
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$13.2
$4.75
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$7.57
$1.79
 Cappuccino
$5.79
$1.77
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$4.01
$0.64
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1103
$227
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$790
$149
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2082
$464
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1540
$308
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$136
$40.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$210
$61.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34
$26.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.94%
11.08%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5557
$1366
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3981
$818
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.4
$0.44
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$77.6
$18.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$26.3
$7.06
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.07
$1.06
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.98
$1.12
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$3.12
$0.78
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.09
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.53
$1.65
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.3
$6.97
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.5
$4.25
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$18.3
$6.89
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.95
$2.09
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.03
$1.21
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.17
$1.53
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.17
$1.1
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.98
$0.89
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.75
$0.96
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.91
$0.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.04
$1.26
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.81
$7.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.82
$1.38
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.81
$2.77
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.07
$3.94
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.73
$3.03
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.26
$1.53
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.25
$1.25
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$40.1
$22.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$17.4
$4.42
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$69.1
$19.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$26.6
$4.48
👖 Brand Jeans
$103
$33
👟 Brand Sneakers
$106
$64.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$500
$131
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6710
$3792

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Denmark

City Cost of living Population
Copenhagen
$2387
644K
Aarhus
$1880
285K
Odense
$1972
177K
Esbjerg
$1475
115K
Frederiksberg
$2008
105K
Aalborg
$1719
113K
Gentofte
$2011
75.8K
Naestved
$1638
41.9K
Herning
$1615
44.6K
Randers
$1581
62.8K
Vejle
$1657
56.6K
Kolding
$1426
58.8K
Roskilde
$1766
50K
Horsholm
$1887
47.5K
Horsens
$1541
59.4K
Holstebro
$1423
35.4K
Silkeborg
$1506
44.3K
Hillerod
$1999
36K
Helsingor
$1652
47.4K
Fredericia
$1584
39.9K
Viborg
$1519
41.1K
Frederikshavn
$1482
23.5K
Svendborg
$1569
27.2K
Sonderborg
$1398
27.6K
Nuuk
$2175
18.3K
Haderslev
$1599
22K
Torshavn
$1952
13.3K

In Papua New Guinea

City Cost of living Population
Port Moresby
$537
317K
Lae
$522
101K