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Cost of Living Comparison Between Bilbao and Amsterdam 

You would need around 3,742.21€ in Amsterdam to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 2,900.00€ in Bilbao (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Amsterdam are 25.01% higher than in Bilbao
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Amsterdam are 29.04% higher than in Bilbao
Rent Prices in Amsterdam are 38.52% higher than in Bilbao
Restaurant Prices in Amsterdam are 37.17% higher than in Bilbao
Groceries Prices in Amsterdam are 5.42% higher than in Bilbao
Local Purchasing Power in Amsterdam is 8.76% higher than in Bilbao

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  Bilbao  Amsterdam      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 €     15.00 €      +50.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 46.00 €     60.00 €      +30.43 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.00 €     6.54 €      +8.97 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.00 €     4.50 €      +50.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.00 €     3.00 €      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.50 €     2.59 €      +72.48 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.00 €     2.02 €      +1.14 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.35 €     1.76 €      +30.27 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.81 €     0.91 €      +12.98 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.91 €     1.37 €      +49.63 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.50 €     1.72 €      +14.65 %
Eggs (12) 1.82 €     2.10 €      +15.10 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.33 €     10.47 €      -7.65 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.96 €     6.42 €      -19.34 %
Apples (1kg) 1.53 €     1.87 €      +22.44 %
Oranges (1kg) 1.65 €     2.02 €      +22.40 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.00 €     2.02 €      +0.87 %
Potato (1kg) 0.97 €     1.37 €      +42.24 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.78 €     0.95 €      +21.61 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.43 €     0.81 €      +87.37 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €     5.00 €      -16.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.68 €     0.95 €      +40.11 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.47 €     1.54 €      +5.06 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 4.50 €     6.00 €      +33.33 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.20 €     2.75 €      +129.17 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 31.75 €     79.00 €      +148.82 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 €     2.80 €      -30.00 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 0.72 €     1.95 €      +170.83 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.50 €     20.40 €      +16.57 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.38 €     1.75 €      +27.48 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 €     24,087.27 €      +20.44 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 111.46 €     167.24 €      +50.04 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.08 €     0.22 €      +171.43 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.33 €     26.44 €      -6.69 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 48.33 €     36.66 €      -24.14 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 4.00 €     14.26 €      +256.56 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 €     10.00 €      +25.00 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 74.00 €     81.08 €      +9.57 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.95 €     40.61 €      +35.61 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 82.50 €     90.38 €      +9.56 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 105.00 €     121.39 €      +15.61 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 737.50 €     1,108.70 €      +50.33 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 583.33 €     737.36 €      +26.40 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,200.00 €     1,714.67 €      +42.89 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 912.50 €     1,186.53 €      +30.03 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,166.67 €     4,555.00 €      +9.32 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,500.00 €     3,200.00 €      +28.00 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 1,586.25 €     2,226.16 €      +40.34 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.50     4.27      +21.90 %
 
Last updateDecember, 2013April, 2014
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