Cost of Living Comparison Between Lisbon and Amsterdam 

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Consumer Prices in Amsterdam are 49.09% higher than in Lisbon (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Amsterdam are 60.59% higher than in Lisbon
Rent Prices in Amsterdam are 82.93% higher than in Lisbon
Restaurant Prices in Amsterdam are 77.17% higher than in Lisbon
Groceries Prices in Amsterdam are 39.72% higher than in Lisbon
Local Purchasing Power in Amsterdam is 87.40% higher than in Lisbon
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Restaurants
Lisbon Edit Amsterdam Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 9.00 € 15.00 €      +66.67 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 39.00 € 75.00 €      +92.31 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 € 8.94 €      +37.48 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 € 5.00 €      +150.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 € 5.00 €      +66.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.82 € 3.37 €      +85.59 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.46 € 2.74 €      +88.24 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.16 € 2.21 €      +91.04 %
Markets
Lisbon Edit Amsterdam Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.55 € 4.13 €      +62.26 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.08 € 1.65 €      +53.13 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.44 € 0.91 €      +108.37 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.91 € 2.75 €      +44.07 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.46 € 4.93 €      +42.50 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.22 € 3.58 €      +60.83 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.99 € 5.87 €      +17.60 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.74 € 0.99 €      +34.06 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.48 € 0.70 €      +46.15 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.62 € 0.80 €      +29.12 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.70 € 1.05 €      +50.22 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.45 € 0.71 €      +55.87 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.48 € 0.60 €      +26.19 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.01 € 0.87 €      -13.90 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.59 € 0.83 €      +40.94 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.00 € 7.00 €      +75.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.21 € 1.22 €      +0.48 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.31 € 1.87 €      -18.93 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.10 € 8.00 €      +56.86 %
Transportation
Lisbon Edit Amsterdam Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 € 3.20 €      +82.86 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 € 97.50 €      +143.75 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.40 € 5.50 €      +61.76 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.76 € 3.78 €      +400.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 € 44.46 €      +196.40 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.85 € 6.36 €      +8.73 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 € 25,252.50 €      -2.88 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,193.00 € 28,039.44 €      +3.11 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Lisbon Edit Amsterdam Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 117.01 € 163.69 €      +39.89 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 € 0.14 €      -17.55 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 34.00 € 46.82 €      +37.71 %
Sports And Leisure
Lisbon Edit Amsterdam Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.97 € 42.32 €      +28.37 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.15 € 31.55 €      +139.90 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.00 € 12.00 €      +71.43 %
Childcare
Lisbon Edit Amsterdam Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 421.22 € 1,826.37 €      +333.59 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,311.30 € 14,269.24 €      +71.68 %
Clothing And Shoes
Lisbon Edit Amsterdam Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 75.31 € 92.44 €      +22.75 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.00 € 41.21 €      +37.37 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 70.81 € 92.64 €      +30.83 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 79.24 € 127.13 €      +60.44 %
Rent Per Month
Lisbon Edit Amsterdam Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 861.43 € 1,565.56 €      +81.74 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 663.37 € 1,280.77 €      +93.07 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,545.56 € 2,665.15 €      +72.44 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,052.82 € 2,031.03 €      +92.91 %
Buy Apartment Price
Lisbon Edit Amsterdam Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 422.63 € 698.05 €      +65.17 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 246.58 € 477.58 €      +93.68 %
Salaries And Financing
Lisbon Edit Amsterdam Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 989.52 € 2,977.81 €      +200.94 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.18 2.06      -5.23 %
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