Denmark vs Rwanda - Cost of Living Comparison

Denmark Rwanda
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1665
$664
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3941
$1701
🏠 One person rent
$879
$325
🏘️ Family rent
$1606
$716
🍽️ Food expenses
$526
$234
🚐 Transport expenses
$109
$57.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3217
$376
💸 GDP per capita
$61063
$798
😃 Human freedom index
8.98
6.36
❤️ Life expectancy
81.6
69.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
88
53
🌐 English speaking %
86.1%
15%
🎓 Higher education
97
20
😀 Quality of life
82
47
🏙️ Population
5.83M
12.2M

The average cost of living in Denmark ($1665) is 151% more expensive than in Rwanda ($664). Denmark ranked 20th vs 127th for Rwanda 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 0.6 months in Rwanda. Ranked 9th and 101st best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Denmark vs Rwanda

We calculate prices for Denmark and Rwanda as a population-weighted mean of 27 and 8 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 Rwanda
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.6
$2.31
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$80.2
$30.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$11
$7.59
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.35
$0.96
 Cappuccino
$5.28
$2.48
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$3.29
$0.71
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$967
$343
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$691
$236
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1767
$1097
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1329
$515
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$103
$30.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$158
$47.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$37.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.81%
17.7%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5032
$2989
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3503
$620
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.22
$0.35
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$68.5
$15.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$24.1
$10.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.03
$1.08
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.48
$0.58
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.45
$1.09
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$1.07
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.82
$1.41
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.4
$4.05
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.76
$4.92
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.5
$3.23
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.72
$3.3
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.77
$1.06
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.88
$1.63
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.62
$0.9
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$0.33
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.84
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.87
$0.46
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.1
$1.75
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.8
$8.58
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$0.93
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.59
$1.54
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.13
$6.27
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.19
$3.72
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.58
$0.91
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.98
$1.28
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.2
$34.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$15.1
$4.81
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$65.5
$20.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$22.9
$2.41
👖 Brand Jeans
$94.4
$22.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$98.5
$34.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$434
$125
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6094
$1720

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Cities Comparison in Denmark vs Rwanda

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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 Rwanda

City Cost of living Population
Kigali
$677
1.16M
Gisenyi
$628
137K
Ruhengeri
$600
59.3K
Butare
$578
50.2K
Byumba
$668
34.5K
Cyangugu
$625
27.4K
Nyanza
$584
25.4K
Kibuye
$663
12.3K