Denmark vs Thailand - Cost of Living Comparison

Denmark Thailand
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1665
$742
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3941
$2274
🏠 One person rent
$879
$319
🏘️ Family rent
$1606
$882
🍽️ Food expenses
$526
$241
🚐 Transport expenses
$109
$100
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3217
$567
💸 GDP per capita
$61063
$7187
😃 Human freedom index
8.98
6.89
❤️ Life expectancy
81.6
77.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
88
35
🌐 English speaking %
86.1%
27.2%
🎓 Higher education
97
77
😀 Quality of life
82
64
🏙️ Population
5.83M
65.9M

The average cost of living in Denmark ($1665) is 124% more expensive than in Thailand ($742). Denmark ranked 20th vs 112th for Thailand 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 Thailand. Ranked 9th and 46th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Denmark vs Thailand

We calculate prices for Denmark and Thailand as a population-weighted mean of 27 and 35 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 Thailand
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.6
$2.06
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$80.2
$24.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$11
$5.44
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.35
$2.24
 Cappuccino
$5.28
$1.98
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$3.29
$0.51
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$967
$427
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$691
$217
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1767
$1352
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1329
$659
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$103
$44.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$158
$68.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$15.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.81%
5.25%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5032
$4115
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3503
$2059
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.22
$1.01
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$68.5
$31.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$24.1
$8.46
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.03
$1.14
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.48
$1.67
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.45
$1.36
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$1.16
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.82
$2.02
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.4
$15.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.76
$2.73
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.5
$10.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.72
$2.46
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.77
$1.33
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.88
$1.7
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.62
$1.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.25
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.87
$0.32
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.1
$1.09
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.8
$17.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$1.64
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.59
$3.69
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.13
$3.91
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.19
$3.29
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.58
$1.68
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.98
$1.49
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.2
$47.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$15.1
$5.61
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$65.5
$28.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$22.9
$8.42
👖 Brand Jeans
$94.4
$48.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$98.5
$81.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$434
$441
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6094
$13427

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Cities Comparison in Denmark vs Thailand

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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 Thailand

City Cost of living Population
Bangkok
$848
5.7M
Nonthaburi
$582
256K
Hat Yai
$548
159K
Pak Kret
$532
185K
Nakhon Ratchasima
$580
134K
Chaophraya Surasak
$537
133K
Surat Thani
$477
131K
Klaeng
$549
130K
Nakhon Si Thammarat
$496
106K
Chiang Mai
$539
127K
Khon Kaen
$577
116K
Nakhon Sawan
$479
86.4K
Rangsit
$485
79.3K
Udon Thani
$468
130K
Pattaya
$584
116K
Laem Chabang
$534
77.8K
Pu Chao Saming Phrai
$535
76.7K
Ubon Ratchathani
$457
79K
Lat Luang
$535
73.9K
Tha Khlong
$536
72.8K
Phuket
$637
77.6K
Nong Prue
$535
70.6K
Ko Samui
$536
69K
Nakhon Pathom
$401
78.8K
Hua Hin
$625
59.4K
Phitsanulok
$420
70.9K
Krabi
$543
30.5K
Chiang Rai
$498
70.6K
Ko Lanta
$536
33.4K
Ao Nang
$661
12.9K