Cost of Living Comparison Between Maastricht and Amsterdam 

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Consumer Prices in Amsterdam are 11.47% higher than in Maastricht (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Amsterdam are 26.07% higher than in Maastricht
Rent Prices in Amsterdam are 59.87% higher than in Maastricht
Restaurant Prices in Amsterdam are 17.64% higher than in Maastricht
Groceries Prices in Amsterdam are 7.52% higher than in Maastricht
Local Purchasing Power in Amsterdam is 0.50% lower than in Maastricht
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Restaurants
Maastricht Edit Amsterdam Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 18.00 €      +20.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 62.50 € 75.00 €      +20.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.50 € 8.87 €      +4.38 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 € 5.00 €      0.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 € 5.00 €      +25.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.93 € 3.35 €      +14.36 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.28 € 2.69 €      +17.64 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.03 € 2.15 €      +5.71 %
Markets
Maastricht Edit Amsterdam Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.47 € 4.01 €      +15.79 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.58 € 1.60 €      +1.16 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.89 € 0.93 €      +4.38 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.03 € 2.81 €      +38.47 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.94 € 5.18 €      +4.91 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.51 € 3.57 €      +1.81 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.80 € 5.97 €      -12.20 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.84 € 0.96 €      +14.89 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.66 € 0.73 €      +10.29 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.58 € 0.80 €      +36.96 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.91 € 1.03 €      +12.87 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.58 € 0.69 €      +18.96 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.53 € 0.58 €      +8.90 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.84 € 0.89 €      +5.96 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.62 € 0.92 €      +46.67 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.50 € 7.00 €      +27.39 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.17 € 1.25 €      +7.04 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.69 € 1.89 €      +11.95 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 € 8.00 €      +14.29 %
Transportation
Maastricht Edit Amsterdam Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.45 € 3.20 €      -7.25 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 € 97.50 €      -2.50 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 7.50 € 5.00 €      -33.33 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.38 € 3.78 €      +11.90 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 21.60 € 43.97 €      +103.56 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.10 € 6.29 €      +3.21 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,447.50 € 25,505.00 €      +0.23 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 € 28,103.67 €      +27.74 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Maastricht Edit Amsterdam Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 148.59 € 169.09 €      +13.80 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 € 0.15 €      +8.48 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 37.50 € 44.58 €      +18.88 %
Sports And Leisure
Maastricht Edit Amsterdam Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.25 € 39.12 €      -5.17 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.00 € 28.74 €      +187.38 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 € 12.00 €      +33.33 %
Childcare
Maastricht Edit Amsterdam Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,172.50 € 1,772.32 €      +51.16 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 6,150.00 € 12,665.94 €      +105.95 %
Clothing And Shoes
Maastricht Edit Amsterdam Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 70.62 € 91.56 €      +29.64 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.50 € 40.77 €      +8.72 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 90.62 € 100.54 €      +10.94 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 103.12 € 127.22 €      +23.37 %
Rent Per Month
Maastricht Edit Amsterdam Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 994.25 € 1,596.95 €      +60.62 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 700.00 € 1,286.11 €      +83.73 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,733.33 € 2,651.16 €      +52.95 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,285.71 € 1,983.17 €      +54.25 %
Buy Apartment Price
Maastricht Edit Amsterdam Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 371.61 € 685.55 €      +84.48 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 185.80 € 470.65 €      +153.30 %
Salaries And Financing
Maastricht Edit Amsterdam Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,316.67 € 2,905.94 €      +25.44 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.21 2.11      -4.63 %
Last update: February 2021February 2021
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