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Copenhagen vs Los Angeles
Cph vs Lax

Average net salary (After tax)

Los Angeles
Copenhagen

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lax
Cph
Outside city centre
Lax
Cph

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lax
Cph
Outside city centre
Lax
Cph

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Lax
Cph
Outside city centre
Lax
Cph

Mortgage rates

Los Angeles
4.5%
Copenhagen
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Los Angeles
Copenhagen

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Lax
Cph

Mobile phone data

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

Lax
Cph

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Lax
Cph

Monthly pass

Regular price

Lax
Cph

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Los Angeles
Copenhagen

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Lax
Cph
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Los Angeles
Copenhagen

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Lax
Cph
Lettuce 1 head
Lax
Cph
Tomatoes 1kg
Lax
Cph

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Lax
Cph
Oranges 1 head
Lax
Cph
Bananas 1kg
Lax
Cph

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Los Angeles
4.5%
Copenhagen
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Los Angeles are 17.14% higher than in Copenhagen

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Lax
Cph
Market 0.5L bottle
Lax
Cph

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Lax
Cph
Market 0.33L bottle
Lax
Cph

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Los Angeles
5
Copenhagen

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Lax
Cph

Summer dress

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

Lax
Cph

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Los Angeles
$15.33
Copenhagen
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Lax $4,070.74/mth
Cph $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Lax $4,070.74/mth
Cph $4,070.74/mth