Cost of Living Comparison Between San Jose and Amsterdam 

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Consumer Prices in Amsterdam are 61.78% higher than in San Jose (without rent)
Rent Prices in Amsterdam are 257.94% higher than in San Jose
Restaurant Prices in Amsterdam are 116.96% higher than in San Jose
Groceries Prices in Amsterdam are 27.40% higher than in San Jose
Local Purchasing Power in Amsterdam is 93.23% higher than in San Jose
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Restaurants
San Jose[ Edit ] Amsterdam[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4,000.00 ₡
(5.54 €)
11,542.10 ₡
(16.00 €)
     +188.55 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 25,000.00 ₡
(34.66 €)
54,103.60 ₡
(75.00 €)
     +116.41 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4,500.00 ₡
(6.24 €)
6,203.88 ₡
(8.60 €)
     +37.86 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1,500.00 ₡
(2.08 €)
3,606.91 ₡
(5.00 €)
     +140.46 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2,500.00 ₡
(3.47 €)
3,606.91 ₡
(5.00 €)
     +44.28 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1,575.64 ₡
(2.18 €)
2,411.53 ₡
(3.34 €)
     +53.05 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 903.89 ₡
(1.25 €)
1,888.76 ₡
(2.62 €)
     +108.96 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 793.48 ₡
(1.10 €)
1,534.29 ₡
(2.13 €)
     +93.36 %
Markets
San Jose[ Edit ] Amsterdam[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3,177.78 ₡
(4.41 €)
2,913.51 ₡
(4.04 €)
     -8.32 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 847.21 ₡
(1.17 €)
1,158.19 ₡
(1.61 €)
     +36.71 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 344.07 ₡
(0.48 €)
662.70 ₡
(0.92 €)
     +92.60 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,419.08 ₡
(1.97 €)
2,000.89 ₡
(2.77 €)
     +41.00 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,725.77 ₡
(2.39 €)
3,857.77 ₡
(5.35 €)
     +123.54 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1,780.06 ₡
(2.47 €)
2,629.99 ₡
(3.65 €)
     +47.75 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2,536.64 ₡
(3.52 €)
4,788.33 ₡
(6.64 €)
     +88.77 %
Apples (1 lb) 1,140.62 ₡
(1.58 €)
696.65 ₡
(0.97 €)
     -38.92 %
Banana (1 lb) 365.54 ₡
(0.51 €)
542.78 ₡
(0.75 €)
     +48.48 %
Oranges (1 lb) 645.70 ₡
(0.90 €)
552.37 ₡
(0.77 €)
     -14.45 %
Tomato (1 lb) 600.27 ₡
(0.83 €)
738.81 ₡
(1.02 €)
     +23.08 %
Potato (1 lb) 577.25 ₡
(0.80 €)
490.82 ₡
(0.68 €)
     -14.97 %
Onion (1 lb) 638.32 ₡
(0.88 €)
412.06 ₡
(0.57 €)
     -35.45 %
Lettuce (1 head) 537.86 ₡
(0.75 €)
675.55 ₡
(0.94 €)
     +25.60 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,331.58 ₡
(1.85 €)
619.42 ₡
(0.86 €)
     -53.48 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8,000.00 ₡
(11.09 €)
5,049.67 ₡
(7.00 €)
     -36.88 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1,213.53 ₡
(1.68 €)
893.50 ₡
(1.24 €)
     -26.37 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2,181.32 ₡
(3.02 €)
1,335.40 ₡
(1.85 €)
     -38.78 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2,400.00 ₡
(3.33 €)
5,771.05 ₡
(8.00 €)
     +140.46 %
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 500.00 ₡
(0.69 €)
2,308.42 ₡
(3.20 €)
     +361.68 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 23,260.87 ₡
(32.24 €)
70,334.68 ₡
(97.50 €)
     +202.37 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 670.00 ₡
(0.93 €)
3,606.91 ₡
(5.00 €)
     +438.34 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1,126.54 ₡
(1.56 €)
2,728.24 ₡
(3.78 €)
     +142.18 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,775.00 ₡
(5.23 €)
31,740.78 ₡
(44.00 €)
     +740.82 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2,389.70 ₡
(3.31 €)
4,547.30 ₡
(6.30 €)
     +90.29 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 14,000,000.00 ₡
(19,407.21 €)
18,398,831.47 ₡
(25,505.00 €)
     +31.42 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 15,868,750.00 ₡
(21,997.73 €)
20,434,181.22 ₡
(28,326.46 €)
     +28.77 %
Utilities (Monthly)
San Jose[ Edit ] Amsterdam[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 39,558.11 ₡
(54.84 €)
125,714.61 ₡
(174.27 €)
     +217.80 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 41.94 ₡
(0.06 €)
103.65 ₡
(0.14 €)
     +147.14 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 35,695.32 ₡
(49.48 €)
31,560.43 ₡
(43.75 €)
     -11.58 %
Sports And Leisure
San Jose[ Edit ] Amsterdam[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34,324.94 ₡
(47.58 €)
28,417.14 ₡
(39.39 €)
     -17.21 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15,222.22 ₡
(21.10 €)
20,212.55 ₡
(28.02 €)
     +32.78 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 4,000.00 ₡
(5.54 €)
8,656.58 ₡
(12.00 €)
     +116.41 %
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 217,882.17 ₡
(302.03 €)
1,243,796.11 ₡
(1,724.19 €)
     +470.86 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 3,535,074.28 ₡
(4,900.42 €)
9,299,940.23 ₡
(12,891.85 €)
     +163.08 %
Clothing And Shoes
San Jose[ Edit ] Amsterdam[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 37,799.22 ₡
(52.40 €)
69,291.68 ₡
(96.05 €)
     +83.32 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 26,902.56 ₡
(37.29 €)
29,988.60 ₡
(41.57 €)
     +11.47 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 52,553.68 ₡
(72.85 €)
74,974.48 ₡
(103.93 €)
     +42.66 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 51,687.05 ₡
(71.65 €)
98,655.12 ₡
(136.76 €)
     +90.87 %
Rent Per Month
San Jose[ Edit ] Amsterdam[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 347,275.14 ₡
(481.40 €)
1,157,419.79 ₡
(1,604.45 €)
     +233.29 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 237,973.34 ₡
(329.89 €)
928,323.20 ₡
(1,286.87 €)
     +290.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 542,185.20 ₡
(751.59 €)
1,956,551.55 ₡
(2,712.23 €)
     +260.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 409,139.34 ₡
(567.16 €)
1,457,791.49 ₡
(2,020.83 €)
     +256.31 %
Buy Apartment Price
San Jose[ Edit ] Amsterdam[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 104,176.34 ₡
(144.41 €)
513,082.14 ₡
(711.25 €)
     +392.51 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 81,584.64 ₡
(113.10 €)
351,969.97 ₡
(487.91 €)
     +331.42 %
Salaries And Financing
San Jose[ Edit ] Amsterdam[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 531,538.46 ₡
(736.83 €)
2,107,356.05 ₡
(2,921.28 €)
     +296.46 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.84 2.28      -74.17 %
Last update: October 2020November 2020
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