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Cost of Living Comparison Between Bilbao and Amsterdam Reverse

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You would need around 3,789.97€ in Amsterdam to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 2,800.00€ in Bilbao (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index. This comparison assumes net earnings (after income tax).

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Consumer Prices in Amsterdam are 28.70% higher than in Bilbao
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Amsterdam are 35.36% higher than in Bilbao
Rent Prices in Amsterdam are 51.06% higher than in Bilbao
Restaurant Prices in Amsterdam are 41.79% higher than in Bilbao
Groceries Prices in Amsterdam are 9.86% higher than in Bilbao
Local Purchasing Power in Amsterdam is 14.18% higher than in Bilbao

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  Bilbao  Amsterdam      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.50 €     15.00 €      +42.86 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 42.00 €     60.00 €      +42.86 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 €     7.00 €      +7.69 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 2.35 €     4.00 €      +70.21 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.00 €     4.00 €      +100.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.46 €     2.74 €      +87.31 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.10 €     2.29 €      +9.24 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.54 €     2.05 €      +32.92 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.90 €     0.86 €      -4.46 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.97 €     1.31 €      +35.18 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.38 €     1.22 €      -11.27 %
Eggs (12) 1.70 €     1.89 €      +10.98 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 12.67 €     8.82 €      -30.40 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 6.50 €     7.33 €      +12.82 %
Apples (1kg) 1.70 €     2.06 €      +20.88 %
Oranges (1kg) 1.58 €     2.15 €      +35.79 %
Tomato (1kg) 1.70 €     2.14 €      +25.88 %
Potato (1kg) 1.28 €     1.40 €      +9.80 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.95 €     0.99 €      +4.21 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.58 €     1.06 €      +83.19 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 3.75 €     5.00 €      +33.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.50 €     0.97 €      +93.33 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.40 €     1.54 €      +10.20 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 4.50 €     6.05 €      +34.44 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.40 €     2.80 €      +100.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 32.00 €     89.00 €      +178.12 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 €     2.89 €      -17.43 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.86 €     2.12 €      +13.98 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.50 €     29.50 €      +68.57 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.21 €     1.76 €      +45.87 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 €     24,905.00 €      +24.52 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 129.13 €     178.44 €      +38.18 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 €     0.18 €      +155.10 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 35.00 €     24.67 €      -29.52 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.63 €     30.50 €      -16.74 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7.50 €     19.00 €      +153.33 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.50 €     10.50 €      +23.53 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 51.25 €     88.50 €      +72.68 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.00 €     31.67 €      -9.52 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 75.00 €     85.00 €      +13.33 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 105.00 €     130.00 €      +23.81 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 700.00 €     1,110.43 €      +58.63 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 575.00 €     765.31 €      +33.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,150.00 €     1,864.29 €      +62.11 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 890.00 €     1,303.85 €      +46.50 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,416.67 €     5,171.43 €      +17.09 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,000.00 €     2,885.71 €      -3.81 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 1,565.00 €     2,418.68 €      +54.55 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.50     4.09      +16.98 %
 
Last updateApril, 2015April, 2015
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Currency: EUR