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Tokyo vs Copenhagen
Tyo vs Cph

Average net salary (After tax)

Copenhagen
Tokyo

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Cph
Tyo
Outside city centre
Cph
Tyo

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Cph
Tyo
Outside city centre
Cph
Tyo

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Cph
Tyo
Outside city centre
Cph
Tyo

Mortgage rates

Copenhagen
4.5%
Tokyo
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Copenhagen
Tokyo

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Cph
Tyo

Mobile phone data

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

Cph
Tyo

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Cph
Tyo

Monthly pass

Regular price

Cph
Tyo

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Copenhagen
Tokyo

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Cph
Tyo
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Copenhagen
Tokyo

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Cph
Tyo
Lettuce 1 head
Cph
Tyo
Tomatoes 1kg
Cph
Tyo

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Cph
Tyo
Oranges 1 head
Cph
Tyo
Bananas 1kg
Cph
Tyo

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Copenhagen
4.5%
Tokyo
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Copenhagen are 17.14% higher than in Tokyo

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Cph
Tyo
Market 0.5L bottle
Cph
Tyo

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Cph
Tyo
Market 0.33L bottle
Cph
Tyo

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Copenhagen
5
Tokyo

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Cph
Tyo

Summer dress

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

Cph
Tyo

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Copenhagen
$15.33
Tokyo
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Cph $4,070.74/mth
Tyo $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Cph $4,070.74/mth
Tyo $4,070.74/mth