Cost of Living Comparison Between Amsterdam and San Francisco, CA 

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Cost of Living in San Francisco, CA is 31.1% higher than in Amsterdam (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in San Francisco, CA is 41.7% higher than in Amsterdam
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 57.5% higher than in Amsterdam
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 12.7% higher than in Amsterdam
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 70.0% higher than in Amsterdam
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 33.8% higher than in Amsterdam
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Restaurants
Amsterdam Edit San Francisco, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 €
(21.44 $)
23.32 €
(25.00 $)
     +16.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 87.62 €
(93.95 $)
100.27 €
(107.50 $)
     +14.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 13.00 €
(13.94 $)
11.19 €
(12.00 $)
     -13.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 €
(6.97 $)
7.46 €
(8.00 $)
     +14.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 €
(6.43 $)
7.46 €
(8.00 $)
     +24.4 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.98 €
(4.26 $)
5.15 €
(5.52 $)
     +29.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.16 €
(3.39 $)
2.54 €
(2.72 $)
     -19.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.66 €
(2.85 $)
2.11 €
(2.26 $)
     -20.7 %
Markets
Amsterdam Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.61 €
(4.95 $)
5.53 €
(5.92 $)
     +19.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.79 €
(1.92 $)
3.99 €
(4.27 $)
     +123.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.16 €
(1.25 $)
2.72 €
(2.91 $)
     +133.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.14 €
(4.43 $)
4.92 €
(5.27 $)
     +18.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.34 €
(5.72 $)
8.75 €
(9.38 $)
     +64.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.50 €
(5.89 $)
6.42 €
(6.89 $)
     +16.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.50 €
(6.97 $)
8.68 €
(9.30 $)
     +33.5 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.90 €
(0.97 $)
2.80 €
(3.00 $)
     +210.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.95 €
(1.01 $)
1.37 €
(1.47 $)
     +45.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.85 €
(0.92 $)
2.20 €
(2.36 $)
     +157.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.45 €
(1.55 $)
3.15 €
(3.38 $)
     +117.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.82 €
(0.87 $)
1.84 €
(1.97 $)
     +125.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.78 €
(0.84 $)
1.60 €
(1.71 $)
     +104.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.15 €
(1.23 $)
2.72 €
(2.92 $)
     +137.1 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.81 €
(0.87 $)
2.18 €
(2.34 $)
     +169.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 €
(7.50 $)
16.56 €
(17.75 $)
     +136.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.42 €
(1.53 $)
2.38 €
(2.55 $)
     +66.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.55 €
(2.74 $)
2.97 €
(3.19 $)
     +16.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.60 €
(10.29 $)
13.06 €
(14.00 $)
     +36.0 %
Transportation
Amsterdam Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.40 €
(3.65 $)
2.50 €
(2.67 $)
     -26.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 81.55 €
(87.43 $)
86.28 €
(92.50 $)
     +5.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 €
(4.29 $)
3.87 €
(4.15 $)
     -3.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.92 €
(4.20 $)
3.03 €
(3.25 $)
     -22.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 €
(37.52 $)
36.38 €
(39.00 $)
     +3.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.58 €
(8.13 $)
4.84 €
(5.19 $)
     -36.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,000.00 €
(31,092.03 $)
29,846.88 €
(32,000.00 $)
     +2.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,919.58 €
(34,222.23 $)
25,497.14 €
(27,336.48 $)
     -20.1 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Amsterdam Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 256.74 €
(275.26 $)
233.95 €
(250.82 $)
     -8.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 20.63 €
(22.11 $)
47.22 €
(50.62 $)
     +128.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 45.74 €
(49.04 $)
59.62 €
(63.92 $)
     +30.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Amsterdam Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 58.03 €
(62.21 $)
95.57 €
(102.46 $)
     +64.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.57 €
(22.05 $)
17.72 €
(19.00 $)
     -13.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 €
(16.08 $)
15.86 €
(17.00 $)
     +5.7 %
Childcare
Amsterdam Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,022.34 €
(2,168.22 $)
2,707.70 €
(2,903.03 $)
     +33.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,332.38 €
(12,149.89 $)
29,225.07 €
(31,333.33 $)
     +157.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Amsterdam Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 91.24 €
(97.82 $)
57.63 €
(61.79 $)
     -36.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.91 €
(36.35 $)
41.66 €
(44.67 $)
     +22.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 97.73 €
(104.78 $)
98.52 €
(105.62 $)
     +0.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 106.95 €
(114.67 $)
126.41 €
(135.53 $)
     +18.2 %
Rent Per Month
Amsterdam Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,955.11 €
(2,096.15 $)
2,934.29 €
(3,145.96 $)
     +50.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,607.50 €
(1,723.46 $)
2,509.85 €
(2,690.91 $)
     +56.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,358.95 €
(3,601.26 $)
5,129.72 €
(5,499.77 $)
     +52.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,527.63 €
(2,709.97 $)
4,312.70 €
(4,623.81 $)
     +70.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Amsterdam Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 846.42 €
(907.48 $)
1,019.57 €
(1,093.12 $)
     +20.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 588.12 €
(630.54 $)
919.38 €
(985.71 $)
     +56.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Amsterdam Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,768.17 €
(4,040.00 $)
7,140.54 €
(7,655.65 $)
     +89.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.18 6.57      +57.3 %
Last update: June 2024June 2024
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