Denmark vs Russia - Cost of Living Comparison

Denmark Russia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1665
$868
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3941
$2161
🏠 One person rent
$879
$416
🏘️ Family rent
$1606
$754
🍽️ Food expenses
$526
$299
🚐 Transport expenses
$109
$60.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3217
$805
💸 GDP per capita
$61063
$10127
😃 Human freedom index
8.98
6.23
❤️ Life expectancy
81.6
71.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
88
29
🌐 English speaking %
86.1%
11.8%
🎓 Higher education
97
85
😀 Quality of life
82
52
🏙️ Population
5.83M
147M

The average cost of living in Denmark ($1665) is 92% more expensive than in Russia ($868). Denmark ranked 20th vs 85th for Russia 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 0.9 months in Russia. Ranked 9th and 81st best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Denmark vs Russia

We calculate prices for Denmark and Russia as a population-weighted mean of 27 and 122 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 Russia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.6
$8.31
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$80.2
$36.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$11
$5.62
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.35
$2.51
 Cappuccino
$5.28
$2.54
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$3.29
$1.1
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$967
$458
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$691
$306
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1767
$894
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1329
$572
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$103
$71.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$158
$109
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$8.43
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.81%
10.66%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5032
$3247
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3503
$2070
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.22
$0.59
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$68.5
$26.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$24.1
$5.54
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.03
$0.8
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.48
$1.17
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.45
$0.68
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$1.27
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.82
$1.67
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.4
$11.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.76
$5.21
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.5
$9.72
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.72
$1.81
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.77
$1.63
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.88
$1.92
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.62
$2.92
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$0.93
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.8
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.87
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.1
$1.87
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.8
$9.02
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$1.1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.59
$2.78
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.13
$6.96
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.19
$3.64
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.58
$1.36
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.98
$1.71
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.2
$38.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$15.1
$5.33
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$65.5
$23.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$22.9
$8.06
👖 Brand Jeans
$94.4
$84.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$98.5
$100
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$434
$367
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6094
$6764

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Cities Comparison in Denmark vs Russia

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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 Russia

City Cost of living Population
Moscow
$1337
12.7M
Saint Petersburg
$1164
5.38M
Yekaterinburg
$797
1.47M
Novosibirsk
$883
1.6M
Krasnoyarsk
$775
1.08M
Nizhny Novgorod
$864
1.26M
Kazan
$853
1.24M
Samara
$747
1.17M
Perm
$699
1.05M
Ufa
$709
1.12M
Voronezh
$667
1.05M
Rostov-on-Don
$806
1.13M
Tomsk
$583
573K
Chelyabinsk
$564
1.2M
Omsk
$621
1.18M
Tyumen
$779
745K
Krasnodar
$723
881K
Volgograd
$676
1.02M
Vladivostok
$998
607K
Saratov
$686
845K
Surgut
$849
361K
Khabarovsk
$929
616K
Balashikha
$807
451K
Sterlitamak
$852
280K
Tolyatti
$677
686K
Irkutsk
$719
624K
Sochi
$959
412K
Yaroslavl
$573
608K
Izhevsk
$595
646K
Yakutsk
$944
312K