Cost of Living Comparison Between Amsterdam and Malmo 

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Consumer Prices in Malmo are 5.6% lower than in Amsterdam (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Malmo are 25.6% lower than in Amsterdam
Rent Prices in Malmo are 56.5% lower than in Amsterdam
Restaurant Prices in Malmo are 25.0% lower than in Amsterdam
Groceries Prices in Malmo are 15.4% higher than in Amsterdam
Local Purchasing Power in Malmo is 2.0% higher than in Amsterdam
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Restaurants
Amsterdam Edit Malmo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 19.24 €
(214.52 kr)
10.76 €
(120.00 kr)
     -44.1 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 82.50 €
(919.85 kr)
62.78 €
(700.00 kr)
     -23.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 €
(133.80 kr)
10.76 €
(120.00 kr)
     -10.3 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.10 €
(68.01 kr)
7.18 €
(80.00 kr)
     +17.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.50 €
(61.32 kr)
7.18 €
(80.00 kr)
     +30.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.88 €
(43.25 kr)
4.10 €
(45.77 kr)
     +5.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.92 €
(32.58 kr)
2.27 €
(25.33 kr)
     -22.2 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.50 €
(27.87 kr)
1.66 €
(18.50 kr)
     -33.6 %
Markets
Amsterdam Edit Malmo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.59 €
(51.14 kr)
6.18 €
(68.86 kr)
     +34.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.61 €
(18.00 kr)
2.26 €
(25.24 kr)
     +40.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.18 €
(13.15 kr)
1.45 €
(16.13 kr)
     +22.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.06 €
(45.30 kr)
4.05 €
(45.18 kr)
     -0.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.46 €
(60.92 kr)
5.00 €
(55.79 kr)
     -8.4 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.35 €
(59.69 kr)
4.69 €
(52.26 kr)
     -12.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.23 €
(69.52 kr)
8.42 €
(93.89 kr)
     +35.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.82 €
(9.16 kr)
1.32 €
(14.67 kr)
     +60.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.90 €
(10.01 kr)
1.23 €
(13.67 kr)
     +36.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.82 €
(9.12 kr)
1.28 €
(14.29 kr)
     +56.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.37 €
(15.30 kr)
1.88 €
(20.92 kr)
     +36.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.76 €
(8.46 kr)
0.72 €
(8.06 kr)
     -4.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.73 €
(8.18 kr)
0.80 €
(8.94 kr)
     +9.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.10 €
(12.27 kr)
1.92 €
(21.39 kr)
     +74.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.70 €
(7.84 kr)
1.22 €
(13.58 kr)
     +73.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €
(66.90 kr)
9.82 €
(109.50 kr)
     +63.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.25 €
(13.99 kr)
2.53 €
(28.18 kr)
     +101.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.14 €
(23.82 kr)
2.43 €
(27.14 kr)
     +13.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.50 €
(105.92 kr)
6.28 €
(70.00 kr)
     -33.9 %
Transportation
Amsterdam Edit Malmo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.40 €
(37.91 kr)
2.78 €
(31.00 kr)
     -18.2 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 81.45 €
(908.14 kr)
55.97 €
(624.00 kr)
     -31.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 €
(44.60 kr)
4.48 €
(50.00 kr)
     +12.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.86 €
(43.06 kr)
3.90 €
(43.45 kr)
     +0.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.90 €
(344.53 kr)
53.81 €
(600.00 kr)
     +74.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.30 €
(81.44 kr)
6.88 €
(76.74 kr)
     -5.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 €
(312,191.08 kr)
27,713.80 €
(309,000.00 kr)
     -1.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,160.38 €
(358,578.04 kr)
29,440.30 €
(328,250.00 kr)
     -8.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Amsterdam Edit Malmo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 226.54 €
(2,525.84 kr)
94.11 €
(1,049.33 kr)
     -58.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 20.91 €
(233.13 kr)
25.83 €
(288.00 kr)
     +23.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 44.29 €
(493.85 kr)
32.65 €
(364.00 kr)
     -26.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Amsterdam Edit Malmo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 53.80 €
(599.85 kr)
34.62 €
(386.00 kr)
     -35.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.10 €
(201.77 kr)
24.02 €
(267.80 kr)
     +32.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 €
(156.10 kr)
14.57 €
(162.50 kr)
     +4.1 %
Childcare
Amsterdam Edit Malmo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,802.42 €
(20,096.43 kr)
137.06 €
(1,528.17 kr)
     -92.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,426.36 €
(116,250.63 kr)
6,726.65 €
(75,000.00 kr)
     -35.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Amsterdam Edit Malmo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 72.30 €
(806.09 kr)
85.82 €
(956.86 kr)
     +18.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.77 €
(331.90 kr)
30.83 €
(343.75 kr)
     +3.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.82 €
(889.96 kr)
82.96 €
(925.00 kr)
     +3.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 93.83 €
(1,046.21 kr)
135.80 €
(1,514.14 kr)
     +44.7 %
Rent Per Month
Amsterdam Edit Malmo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,859.85 €
(20,736.74 kr)
872.95 €
(9,733.17 kr)
     -53.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,544.19 €
(17,217.18 kr)
679.38 €
(7,574.88 kr)
     -56.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,025.86 €
(33,737.34 kr)
1,283.69 €
(14,312.78 kr)
     -57.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,311.90 €
(25,777.00 kr)
964.14 €
(10,749.83 kr)
     -58.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Amsterdam Edit Malmo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 782.21 €
(8,721.42 kr)
359.48 €
(4,008.07 kr)
     -54.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 505.23 €
(5,633.17 kr)
230.64 €
(2,571.59 kr)
     -54.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Amsterdam Edit Malmo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,493.82 €
(38,955.01 kr)
2,651.30 €
(29,561.11 kr)
     -24.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.93 4.84      +23.1 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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