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New York vs Copenhagen
Nyc vs Cph

Average net salary (After tax)

Copenhagen
New York

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Cph
Nyc
Outside city centre
Cph
Nyc

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Cph
Nyc
Outside city centre
Cph
Nyc

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Cph
Nyc
Outside city centre
Cph
Nyc

Mortgage rates

Copenhagen
4.5%
New York
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Copenhagen
New York

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Cph
Nyc

Mobile phone data

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

Cph
Nyc

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Cph
Nyc

Monthly pass

Regular price

Cph
Nyc

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Copenhagen
New York

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Cph
Nyc
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Copenhagen
New York

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Cph
Nyc
Lettuce 1 head
Cph
Nyc
Tomatoes 1kg
Cph
Nyc

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Cph
Nyc
Oranges 1 head
Cph
Nyc
Bananas 1kg
Cph
Nyc

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Copenhagen
4.5%
New York
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Copenhagen are 17.14% higher than in New York

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Cph
Nyc
Market 0.5L bottle
Cph
Nyc

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Cph
Nyc
Market 0.33L bottle
Cph
Nyc

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Copenhagen
5
New York

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Cph
Nyc

Summer dress

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

Cph
Nyc

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Copenhagen
$15.33
New York
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Cph $4,070.74/mth
Nyc $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Cph $4,070.74/mth
Nyc $4,070.74/mth