In terms of living expenses then these will depend on your lifestyle and habits. But to give you an idea of average monthly expenses here is a rough budget:
|Type||Approximate Cost of Living per month|
|Rent||2,500 – 5,000 DKK (utilities included)|
|TV licence||200 DKK|
|Books and supplies||200-300 DKK|
|Mobile phone||100-300 DKK|
|Internet||0-300 DKK (may be included in your rent or phone plan)|
|Other personal expenses||1,000 DKK|
- Purchase of second-hand bicycle: 250 – 1,000 DKK
- Cinema ticket: 95 DKK
- Dining out: 200 DKK
- Nightclub entrance: 0 – 100 DKK
- Beer or a soft drink at a bar/café: 30 – 50 DKK
- Beer or a soft drink from the supermarket: 5 – 15 DKK
- Coffee at a café: 30 – 50 DKK
Based on user reports the site numbeo.com also holds useful information for comparison between living expenses for individual countries. Bear in mind the validity is heavily dependent on the amount of users reporting, and when the figures were last updated.
The Danish currency
Denmark is member of the European Union, but like UK, Sweden and a few other EU member states, don’t use the euro as currency.
Unlike UK and Sweden, the Danish currency is very closely tied to the euro, formally within +/- 2.25%, usually much less.
The Danish currency is called kroner (DKK)
- 1 krone is divided into 100 øre
- 1 euro is approximately 7.5 kroner
- 1 US dollar is approximately 6.5 kroner
- 1 UK pound sterling is approximately 10 kroner
Danish coin values is 50 øre + 1, 2, 5, 10 and 20 kroner and notes have values of 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1000 kroner.