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Copenhagen vs Brisbane
Cph vs Bne

Average net salary (After tax)

Brisbane
Copenhagen

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bne
Cph
Outside city centre
Bne
Cph

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bne
Cph
Outside city centre
Bne
Cph

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Bne
Cph
Outside city centre
Bne
Cph

Mortgage rates

Brisbane
4.5%
Copenhagen
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Brisbane
Copenhagen

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Bne
Cph

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Bne
Cph

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Bne
Cph

Monthly pass

Regular price

Bne
Cph

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Brisbane
Copenhagen

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Bne
Cph
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Bne
Cph
White bread 500g
Bne
Cph
Eggs 12
Bne
Cph
White rice 1kg
Bne
Cph

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Brisbane
Copenhagen

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Bne
Cph
Beef round 1kg
Bne
Cph
Local cheese 1kg
Bne
Cph

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Bne
Cph
Lettuce 1 head
Bne
Cph
Tomatoes 1kg
Bne
Cph

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Bne
Cph
Oranges 1 head
Bne
Cph
Bananas 1kg
Bne
Cph

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Bne $4,070.74/mth
Cph $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Bne $4,070.74/mth
Cph $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Brisbane
4.5%
Copenhagen
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Brisbane are 17.14% higher than in Copenhagen

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Bne $4,070.74/mth
Cph $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Bne $4,070.74/mth
Cph $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Bne $4,070.74/mth
Cph $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Bne
Cph
Market 0.5L bottle
Bne
Cph

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Bne
Cph
Market 0.33L bottle
Bne
Cph

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Brisbane
5
Copenhagen

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Bne
Cph

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Bne
Cph

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Bne
Cph
1 pair men's leather shoes
Bne
Cph

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Brisbane
$15.33
Copenhagen
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Bne $4,070.74/mth
Cph $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Bne $4,070.74/mth
Cph $4,070.74/mth