Denmark vs Suriname - Cost of Living Comparison

Denmark Suriname
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1665
$679
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3941
$1743
🏠 One person rent
$879
$264
🏘️ Family rent
$1606
$524
🍽️ Food expenses
$526
$317
🚐 Transport expenses
$109
$35.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3217
$206
💸 GDP per capita
$61063
$4917
😃 Human freedom index
8.98
7.64
❤️ Life expectancy
81.6
71.8
👮 Corruption perceptions index
88
39
🌐 English speaking %
86.1%
87.1%
🎓 Higher education
97
27
😀 Quality of life
82
37
🏙️ Population
5.83M
563K

The average cost of living in Denmark ($1665) is 145% more expensive than in Suriname ($679). Denmark ranked 20th vs 123rd for Suriname 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 0.3 months in Suriname. Ranked 9th and 134th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Denmark vs Suriname

We calculate prices for Denmark and Suriname 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 Suriname
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.6
$4.26
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$80.2
$56.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$11
$5.96
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.35
$1.93
 Cappuccino
$5.28
$2.86
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$3.29
$0.98
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$967
$272
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$691
$194
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1767
$579
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1329
$416
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$103
$38.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$158
$58.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$15.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.81%
14.18%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5032
$767
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3503
$456
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.22
$0.45
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$68.5
$5.96
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$24.1
$13.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.03
$0.85
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.48
$1.08
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.45
$0.98
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$0.83
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.82
$2.5
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.4
$12
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.76
$4.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.5
$7.82
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.72
$4.8
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.77
$1.73
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.88
$2.3
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.62
$2.55
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.12
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.87
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.87
$0.46
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.1
$1.5
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.8
$11.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$1.23
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.59
$2.85
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.13
$7.02
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.19
$6.02
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.58
$1.18
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.98
$2.81
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.2
$9.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$15.1
$4.96
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$65.5
$9.96
💇 Haircut, simple
$22.9
$1.97
👖 Brand Jeans
$94.4
$56.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$98.5
$89
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$434
$81.1
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6094
$4077

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Cities Comparison in Denmark vs Suriname

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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 Suriname

City Cost of living Population
Paramaribo
$675
224K
Nieuw Nickerie
$736
12.8K