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Copenhagen vs Geneva
Cph vs Gva

Average net salary (After tax)

Geneva
Copenhagen

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Gva
Cph
Outside city centre
Gva
Cph

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Gva
Cph
Outside city centre
Gva
Cph

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Gva
Cph
Outside city centre
Gva
Cph

Mortgage rates

Geneva
4.5%
Copenhagen
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Geneva
Copenhagen

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Gva
Cph

Mobile phone data

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

Gva
Cph

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Gva
Cph

Monthly pass

Regular price

Gva
Cph

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Geneva
Copenhagen

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Gva
Cph
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Geneva
Copenhagen

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Gva
Cph
Lettuce 1 head
Gva
Cph
Tomatoes 1kg
Gva
Cph

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Gva
Cph
Oranges 1 head
Gva
Cph
Bananas 1kg
Gva
Cph

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Geneva
4.5%
Copenhagen
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Geneva are 17.14% higher than in Copenhagen

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Gva
Cph
Market 0.5L bottle
Gva
Cph

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Gva
Cph
Market 0.33L bottle
Gva
Cph

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Geneva
5
Copenhagen

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Gva
Cph

Summer dress

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

Gva
Cph

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Geneva
$15.33
Copenhagen
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Gva $4,070.74/mth
Cph $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Gva $4,070.74/mth
Cph $4,070.74/mth