Cost of Living Comparison Between Amsterdam and San Francisco, CA 

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Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 46.9% higher than in Amsterdam (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 67.1% higher than in Amsterdam
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 99.3% higher than in Amsterdam
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 40.9% higher than in Amsterdam
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 85.5% higher than in Amsterdam
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 2.0% lower than in Amsterdam
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Restaurants
Amsterdam Edit San Francisco, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(16.11 $)
23.28 €
(25.00 $)
     +55.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 67.50 €
(72.50 $)
93.11 €
(100.00 $)
     +37.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.95 €
(10.69 $)
11.17 €
(12.00 $)
     +12.3 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 €
(5.37 $)
6.52 €
(7.00 $)
     +30.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 €
(5.37 $)
7.45 €
(8.00 $)
     +49.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.11 €
(3.34 $)
4.80 €
(5.16 $)
     +54.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.35 €
(2.52 $)
2.61 €
(2.80 $)
     +10.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.17 €
(2.33 $)
2.12 €
(2.28 $)
     -2.2 %
Markets
Amsterdam Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.11 €
(4.42 $)
5.40 €
(5.80 $)
     +31.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.29 €
(1.39 $)
3.85 €
(4.14 $)
     +198.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.82 €
(0.89 $)
2.17 €
(2.33 $)
     +162.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.19 €
(3.43 $)
4.60 €
(4.94 $)
     +44.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.97 €
(5.34 $)
7.94 €
(8.53 $)
     +59.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.10 €
(4.41 $)
7.01 €
(7.53 $)
     +70.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.35 €
(7.89 $)
7.98 €
(8.57 $)
     +8.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.96 €
(1.04 $)
2.78 €
(2.99 $)
     +188.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.72 €
(0.77 $)
1.43 €
(1.54 $)
     +99.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.71 €
(0.76 $)
2.07 €
(2.22 $)
     +192.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.17 €
(1.25 $)
2.72 €
(2.92 $)
     +133.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.63 €
(0.68 $)
1.84 €
(1.98 $)
     +191.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.46 €
(0.50 $)
1.50 €
(1.61 $)
     +224.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.99 €
(1.06 $)
2.59 €
(2.78 $)
     +162.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.74 €
(0.79 $)
2.27 €
(2.44 $)
     +207.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €
(5.37 $)
13.97 €
(15.00 $)
     +179.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.24 €
(1.33 $)
2.59 €
(2.78 $)
     +109.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.48 €
(1.59 $)
3.59 €
(3.85 $)
     +141.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.20 €
(8.81 $)
12.57 €
(13.50 $)
     +53.3 %
Transportation
Amsterdam Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.20 €
(3.44 $)
2.56 €
(2.75 $)
     -20.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 85.98 €
(92.34 $)
81.93 €
(88.00 $)
     -4.7 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 €
(4.83 $)
3.72 €
(4.00 $)
     -17.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.86 €
(4.15 $)
2.92 €
(3.13 $)
     -24.5 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.75 €
(36.25 $)
30.73 €
(33.00 $)
     -9.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.76 €
(8.33 $)
5.55 €
(5.96 $)
     -28.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,400.00 €
(28,354.35 $)
26,678.99 €
(28,654.00 $)
     +1.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,160.83 €
(31,319.57 $)
23,955.07 €
(25,728.43 $)
     -17.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Amsterdam Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 228.53 €
(245.45 $)
236.74 €
(254.27 $)
     +3.6 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 €
(0.07 $)
0.17 €
(0.18 $)
     +149.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 43.07 €
(46.26 $)
62.75 €
(67.40 $)
     +45.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Amsterdam Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.30 €
(37.92 $)
95.09 €
(102.13 $)
     +169.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.81 €
(16.98 $)
17.02 €
(18.28 $)
     +7.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 €
(12.89 $)
15.83 €
(17.00 $)
     +31.9 %
Childcare
Amsterdam Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,482.70 €
(1,592.47 $)
2,281.13 €
(2,450.00 $)
     +53.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,547.57 €
(11,328.39 $)
30,791.55 €
(33,071.00 $)
     +191.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Amsterdam Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.45 €
(71.36 $)
60.42 €
(64.89 $)
     -9.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 27.24 €
(29.25 $)
42.79 €
(45.96 $)
     +57.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 81.81 €
(87.87 $)
81.34 €
(87.36 $)
     -0.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.36 €
(103.49 $)
112.30 €
(120.61 $)
     +16.5 %
Rent Per Month
Amsterdam Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,559.81 €
(1,675.28 $)
3,055.78 €
(3,282.00 $)
     +95.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,371.57 €
(1,473.10 $)
2,401.85 €
(2,579.66 $)
     +75.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,566.02 €
(2,755.98 $)
5,379.71 €
(5,777.96 $)
     +109.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,949.59 €
(2,093.91 $)
4,100.92 €
(4,404.50 $)
     +110.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Amsterdam Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 774.39 €
(831.72 $)
1,000.76 €
(1,074.84 $)
     +29.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 490.92 €
(527.26 $)
892.13 €
(958.17 $)
     +81.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Amsterdam Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,460.03 €
(3,716.17 $)
5,667.48 €
(6,087.03 $)
     +63.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.60 5.02      +93.3 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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