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Vancouver vs Copenhagen
Van vs Cph

Average net salary (After tax)

Copenhagen
Vancouver

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Cph
Van
Outside city centre
Cph
Van

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Cph
Van
Outside city centre
Cph
Van

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Cph
Van
Outside city centre
Cph
Van

Mortgage rates

Copenhagen
4.5%
Vancouver
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Copenhagen
Vancouver

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Cph
Van

Mobile phone data

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

Cph
Van

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Cph
Van

Monthly pass

Regular price

Cph
Van

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Copenhagen
Vancouver

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Cph
Van
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Copenhagen
Vancouver

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Cph
Van
Lettuce 1 head
Cph
Van
Tomatoes 1kg
Cph
Van

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Cph
Van
Oranges 1 head
Cph
Van
Bananas 1kg
Cph
Van

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Copenhagen
4.5%
Vancouver
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Copenhagen are 17.14% higher than in Vancouver

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Cph
Van
Market 0.5L bottle
Cph
Van

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Cph
Van
Market 0.33L bottle
Cph
Van

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Copenhagen
5
Vancouver

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Cph
Van

Summer dress

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

Cph
Van

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Copenhagen
$15.33
Vancouver
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Cph $4,070.74/mth
Van $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Cph $4,070.74/mth
Van $4,070.74/mth