Cost of Living Comparison Between Haarlem and Utrecht 

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Cost of Living in Utrecht is 11.8% lower than in Haarlem (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Utrecht is 12.6% lower than in Haarlem
Rent Prices in Utrecht are 14.2% lower than in Haarlem
Restaurant Prices in Utrecht are 21.2% lower than in Haarlem
Groceries Prices in Utrecht are 5.1% lower than in Haarlem
Local Purchasing Power in Utrecht is 48.4% higher than in Haarlem
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Restaurants
Haarlem Edit Utrecht Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 € 17.25 €      -31.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 72.50 € 67.50 €      -6.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 14.50 € 10.00 €      -31.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 € 5.75 €      -4.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.90 € 5.00 €      +2.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.06 € 3.31 €      -18.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.25 € 2.58 €      -20.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.60 € 1.88 €      -27.9 %
Markets
Haarlem Edit Utrecht Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.46 € 4.14 €      -7.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.24 € 1.30 €      -41.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.22 € 1.14 €      -6.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.99 € 4.12 €      +3.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.56 € 5.83 €      +4.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.28 € 6.28 €      -0.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.05 € 6.45 €      -8.5 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.84 € 0.76 €      -9.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.97 € 0.98 €      +1.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.75 € 0.75 €      -0.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.31 € 1.33 €      +1.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.83 € 0.75 €      -10.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.72 € 0.69 €      -4.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.04 € 1.05 €      +0.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.75 € 0.69 €      -8.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 € 5.99 €      -0.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.27 € 1.15 €      -9.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.26 € 2.20 €      -2.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.00 € 8.40 €      -6.7 %
Transportation
Haarlem Edit Utrecht Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.25 € 2.80 €      -13.8 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 98.00 € 59.00 €      -39.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.05 € 4.00 €      -20.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.94 € 3.86 €      -2.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 23.20 € 23.40 €      +0.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.29 € 7.27 €      -0.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,900.00 € 33,000.00 €      +3.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,031.67 € 33,491.67 €      +4.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Haarlem Edit Utrecht Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 266.75 € 262.58 €      -1.6 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 27.95 € 23.04 €      -17.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 56.05 € 38.21 €      -31.8 %
Sports And Leisure
Haarlem Edit Utrecht Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 29.83 € 29.92 €      +0.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.00 € 15.71 €      -25.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.50 € 12.50 €      -7.4 %
Childcare
Haarlem Edit Utrecht Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,234.00 € 1,999.17 €      -10.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,312.50 € 9,524.00 €      +79.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Haarlem Edit Utrecht Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 99.85 € 79.00 €      -20.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 46.00 € 25.44 €      -44.7 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 103.29 € 69.69 €      -32.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 130.29 € 81.38 €      -37.5 %
Rent Per Month
Haarlem Edit Utrecht Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,516.67 € 1,305.88 €      -13.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,233.33 € 1,051.35 €      -14.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,393.75 € 2,069.41 €      -13.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,875.00 € 1,596.25 €      -14.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
Haarlem Edit Utrecht Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 584.12 € 469.98 €      -19.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 475.35 € 341.01 €      -28.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Haarlem Edit Utrecht Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,544.78 € 3,300.76 €      +29.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.44 4.44      +0.1 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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