Copenhagen among world’s most expensive cities to live in

Christian Wenande
September 21st, 2020

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Danish capital and Aarhus are both in the top 10 in regards to how expensive restaurants are

Eating out can be an expensive proposition (photo: Visit Denmark/Robin Skjoldborg)

According to the online housing rental portal Housing Anywhere, Copenhagen is among the world’s most expensive cities to live in.

The Danish capital ranked 17th on its newly-published ‘2020 Top 100 Most Expensive cities in the World’ index.

Copenhagen scored 6.42 out of 10 overall, based on rankings in the catergories of Monthly Rent (17), Groceries (30), Restaurants (2) and Purchasing Power (76).

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Aarhus ranked 56th overall based on rankings in Month Rent (56), Groceries (31), Restaurants (7) and Purchasing Power (75).

San Francisco topped the list, followed by New York, Hong Kong, Los Angeles and London, while Zurich, Singapore, Dublin, Luxembourg and Amsterdam completed the top 10.

Other notables included Sydney (11), Toronto (13), Paris (19), Oslo (30), Stockholm (35), Tokyo (36), Helsinki (42), Beijing (49), Berlin (57), Seoul (66) and Bangkok (81).

Check out the entire index here (in English)


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