Historical Prices in Rotterdam

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Restaurants

Year
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
Meal for 2 People,
Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
McMeal at McDonalds
(or Equivalent Combo Meal)
2023 15.00 60.00 9.00
2022 15.00 60.00 9.00
2021 16.50 70.00 -
2020 13.50 57.50 8.00
2019 13.50 50.00 8.00
2018 12.00 53.50 7.00
2017 15.00 60.00 8.00
2016 15.00 60.00 7.20
2015 15.00 50.00 7.00
2014 13.00 40.00 -
2013 12.00 65.00 6.50
2012 14.50 65.00 6.99
2011 14.75 69.00 6.50
Year
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter draught)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
Coke/Pepsi
(0.33 liter bottle)
Water
(0.33 liter bottle)
Cappuccino
(regular)
2023 4.75 4.00 2.29 2.11 2.79
2022 5.00 4.25 2.59 2.35 3.07
2021 5.00 - 2.01 - 2.67
2020 4.00 3.75 2.45 2.07 2.95
2019 4.00 4.00 2.20 1.76 2.90
2018 4.50 3.50 2.12 1.47 2.55
2017 5.00 4.00 2.29 1.70 2.51
2016 4.00 3.75 2.24 2.04 2.65
2015 4.00 2.75 2.22 1.60 2.63
2014 4.95 3.00 2.07 1.80 -
2013 3.35 3.00 2.08 1.45 2.37
2012 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.83 2.13
2011 4.00 5.25 2.17 1.75 2.50

Markets

Year
Milk
(regular),
(1 liter)
Loaf of Fresh White Bread
(500g)
Eggs
(regular)
(12)
Water
(1.5 liter bottle)
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter bottle)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
2023 1.11 2.05 4.05 0.69 1.33 2.36
2022 1.09 1.51 3.44 0.75 1.19 1.59
2021 0.99 1.87 2.19 0.90 1.19 1.74
2020 0.97 1.78 1.99 0.67 1.18 1.73
2019 0.93 1.31 2.15 0.70 0.92 1.54
2018 0.90 1.08 2.60 0.79 0.98 1.46
2017 0.97 1.15 2.08 0.83 1.17 1.60
2016 0.90 1.12 2.06 0.86 0.93 1.14
2015 0.90 1.18 1.77 - 0.88 1.16
2014 - - 2.27 - 1.07 -
2013 0.87 1.40 1.92 0.86 0.77 1.03
2012 0.90 1.33 1.98 0.63 1.07 1.23
2011 0.87 1.24 2.50 0.92 1.00 1.50
Year
Apples
(1kg)
Oranges
(1kg)
Potato
(1kg)
Lettuce
(1 head)
Rice
(white),
(1kg)
Tomato
(1kg)
Banana
(1kg)
Onion
(1kg)
2023 1.77 1.67 1.81 1.04 2.86 2.69 2.12 1.56
2022 2.12 1.29 1.45 0.97 1.56 2.88 1.40 0.91
2021 2.99 1.49 1.01 0.78 2.24 2.22 1.35 0.92
2020 1.60 1.26 1.30 0.73 1.95 2.04 1.24 1.41
2019 2.32 1.57 1.38 1.08 1.75 3.28 1.79 1.23
2018 1.91 1.36 1.22 0.97 1.71 2.24 1.54 1.20
2017 1.50 1.48 1.17 0.91 1.97 2.01 1.49 1.26
2016 2.09 1.52 1.47 0.88 1.56 2.13 1.64 1.19
2015 1.62 - - - - - 1.00 -
2014 - - - - - - - -
2013 2.00 1.83 1.10 0.88 2.01 1.38 - -
2012 2.50 2.00 1.27 1.16 1.95 1.78 - -
2011 3.13 5.00 0.98 2.00 - - - -
Year
Local Cheese
(1kg)
Bottle of Wine
(Mid-Range)
Cigarettes 20 Pack
(Marlboro)
Chicken Fillets
(1kg)
Beef Round
(1kg)
(or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
2023 11.20 5.99 9.00 11.97 13.69
2022 10.21 5.97 8.20 9.36 19.19
2021 11.03 5.99 8.20 8.10 25.61
2020 11.19 6.00 8.00 7.52 15.69
2019 10.02 5.25 7.00 8.37 13.35
2018 9.39 5.00 6.90 7.38 12.29
2017 8.60 4.99 6.70 7.70 13.16
2016 9.03 6.00 6.30 7.39 12.08
2015 - 5.00 6.20 6.00 -
2014 - 5.80 - - -
2013 7.08 5.00 6.00 6.83 -
2012 7.67 5.00 5.33 6.67 -
2011 11.79 4.25 5.15 6.36 -

Rent Per Month

Year
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
in City Centre
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
Outside of Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
in City Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
Outside of Centre
2023 1421.05 1102.63 1892.50 1614.69
2022 1320.05 988.57 1860.44 1493.93
2021 1225.00 885.71 1875.00 1514.29
2020 1250.00 923.33 2066.67 1422.22
2019 1125.50 862.89 2000.00 1379.17
2018 1081.00 806.67 1672.73 1218.18
2017 977.27 683.33 1656.25 1000.00
2016 782.00 539.29 1225.00 807.50
2015 881.25 670.00 1470.00 1250.00
2014 648.97 525.00 - 666.67
2013 783.33 - 1200.00 983.33
2012 615.00 650.00 - -
2011 800.00 625.00 1266.67 983.33

Buy Apartment Price

Year
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
in City Centre
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
Outside of Centre
2023 4781.11 3025.00
2022 4586.91 2580.56
2021 - 3050.00
2020 4160.93 3000.00
2019 3950.00 2875.00
2018 3471.62 2533.44
2017 3460.00 -
2016 2680.00 1748.33
2015 - -
2014 2591.99 -
2013 - -
2012 2400.00 -
2011 2400.00 1805.00

Salaries And Financing

Year
Average Monthly Net Salary
(After Tax)
2023 3453.00
2022 3191.93
2021 3231.67
2020 2537.50
2019 2449.85
2018 2268.56
2017 2087.50
2016 2101.69
2015 1880.00
2014 -
2013 2183.25
2012 2044.40
2011 1900.00

Transportation

Year
One-way Ticket
(Local Transport)
Gasoline
(1 liter)
2023 4.00 1.88
2022 3.35 2.08
2021 4.00 1.92
2020 4.00 1.68
2019 4.00 1.65
2018 3.25 1.63
2017 3.50 1.57
2016 3.00 1.49
2015 2.90 1.60
2014 - 1.74
2013 2.40 1.78
2012 3.00 1.75
2011 1.88 1.70
Year
Monthly Pass
(Regular Price)
2023 67.00
2022 -
2021 -
2020 -
2019 79.50
2018 55.00
2017 -
2016 70.00
2015 -
2014 -
2013 50.00
2012 75.03
2011 92.50

Salaries And Financing

Year
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages
(%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
2023 3.19
2022 2.37
2021 1.63
2020 1.82
2019 2.42
2018 2.21
2017 -
2016 2.56
2015 -
2014 -
2013 4.17
2012 5.63
2011 4.00

Utilities (Monthly)

Year
Basic
(Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
Internet
(60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data
2023 200.67 41.17 22.17
2022 213.37 40.12 -
2021 188.64 41.43 -
2020 168.65 40.00 -
2019 159.26 37.96 -
2018 162.09 42.03 -
2017 157.28 38.00 -
2016 155.76 25.00 -
2015 129.73 31.67 -
2014 200.86 24.33 -
2013 148.19 21.00 -
2012 145.00 20.33 -
2011 137.50 19.17 -

Sports And Leisure

Year
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
Tennis Court Rent
(1 Hour on Weekend)
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
2023 31.07 13.36 12.75
2022 28.62 8.80 13.62
2021 27.50 - -
2020 34.50 - 11.50
2019 35.95 20.00 12.00
2018 23.72 - 10.97
2017 24.85 - 10.50
2016 21.42 20.75 10.50
2015 25.89 - 10.00
2014 41.67 - 11.00
2013 29.27 - 10.00
2012 45.00 - 9.50
2011 32.50 - 9.00

Clothing And Shoes

Year
1 Pair of Jeans
(Levis 501 Or Similar)
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store
(Zara, H&M, ...)
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes
(Mid-Range)
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
2023 66.25 34.09 81.08 91.73
2022 67.27 27.25 68.43 79.00
2021 - - 103.00 111.25
2020 80.71 30.00 80.00 138.33
2019 91.33 31.33 100.00 154.44
2018 84.57 37.50 83.14 124.44
2017 90.83 30.00 83.00 112.50
2016 82.50 36.00 89.67 136.54
2015 82.80 - 84.83 -
2014 - - - -
2013 100.00 48.33 93.33 128.00
2012 90.00 - 75.00 80.00
2011 110.00 63.33 92.67 87.50
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