Cost of Living Comparison Between Bucharest and Amsterdam 

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Cost of Living in Amsterdam is 69.2% higher than in Bucharest (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Amsterdam is 119.6% higher than in Bucharest
Rent Prices in Amsterdam are 297.9% higher than in Bucharest
Restaurant Prices in Amsterdam are 84.5% higher than in Bucharest
Groceries Prices in Amsterdam are 53.8% higher than in Bucharest
Local Purchasing Power in Amsterdam is 49.4% higher than in Bucharest
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Restaurants
Bucharest Edit Amsterdam Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 50.00 lei
(10.02 €)
99.77 lei
(20.00 €)
     +99.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 250.00 lei
(50.11 €)
448.98 lei
(90.00 €)
     +79.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 35.00 lei
(7.02 €)
64.85 lei
(13.00 €)
     +85.3 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 12.00 lei
(2.41 €)
32.43 lei
(6.50 €)
     +170.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.50 lei
(3.31 €)
29.81 lei
(5.97 €)
     +80.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 14.27 lei
(2.86 €)
19.90 lei
(3.99 €)
     +39.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 9.02 lei
(1.81 €)
15.76 lei
(3.16 €)
     +74.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 9.52 lei
(1.91 €)
13.23 lei
(2.65 €)
     +38.9 %
Markets
Bucharest Edit Amsterdam Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 30.15 lei
(6.04 €)
23.03 lei
(4.62 €)
     -23.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.65 lei
(0.93 €)
8.92 lei
(1.79 €)
     +92.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.55 lei
(0.71 €)
5.81 lei
(1.16 €)
     +63.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 14.87 lei
(2.98 €)
20.63 lei
(4.14 €)
     +38.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 19.05 lei
(3.82 €)
26.61 lei
(5.34 €)
     +39.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 13.86 lei
(2.78 €)
27.42 lei
(5.50 €)
     +97.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 22.61 lei
(4.53 €)
32.42 lei
(6.50 €)
     +43.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.47 lei
(0.50 €)
4.50 lei
(0.90 €)
     +81.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 3.49 lei
(0.70 €)
4.71 lei
(0.95 €)
     +35.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 3.29 lei
(0.66 €)
4.37 lei
(0.88 €)
     +33.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 4.29 lei
(0.86 €)
7.23 lei
(1.45 €)
     +68.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.21 lei
(0.44 €)
4.07 lei
(0.82 €)
     +84.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 2.14 lei
(0.43 €)
3.89 lei
(0.78 €)
     +81.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.88 lei
(0.78 €)
5.73 lei
(1.15 €)
     +47.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.47 lei
(0.70 €)
4.04 lei
(0.81 €)
     +16.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30.00 lei
(6.01 €)
34.92 lei
(7.00 €)
     +16.4 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.00 lei
(1.00 €)
7.11 lei
(1.42 €)
     +42.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.81 lei
(1.57 €)
12.74 lei
(2.55 €)
     +63.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 26.00 lei
(5.21 €)
47.89 lei
(9.60 €)
     +84.2 %
Transportation
Bucharest Edit Amsterdam Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 lei
(0.60 €)
16.96 lei
(3.40 €)
     +465.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 lei
(16.04 €)
406.71 lei
(81.53 €)
     +408.4 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 lei
(0.60 €)
19.95 lei
(4.00 €)
     +565.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 lei
(0.97 €)
19.55 lei
(3.92 €)
     +304.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 lei
(6.01 €)
174.61 lei
(35.00 €)
     +482.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 26.83 lei
(5.38 €)
37.84 lei
(7.58 €)
     +41.1 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 121,036.22 lei
(24,262.00 €)
144,672.75 lei
(29,000.00 €)
     +19.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 119,036.16 lei
(23,861.08 €)
159,237.72 lei
(31,919.58 €)
     +33.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Bucharest Edit Amsterdam Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 714.60 lei
(143.24 €)
1,298.90 lei
(260.37 €)
     +81.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 43.87 lei
(8.79 €)
105.16 lei
(21.08 €)
     +139.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 40.88 lei
(8.19 €)
232.69 lei
(46.64 €)
     +469.2 %
Sports And Leisure
Bucharest Edit Amsterdam Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 229.13 lei
(45.93 €)
291.58 lei
(58.45 €)
     +27.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 100.14 lei
(20.07 €)
106.93 lei
(21.43 €)
     +6.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 35.00 lei
(7.02 €)
74.83 lei
(15.00 €)
     +113.8 %
Childcare
Bucharest Edit Amsterdam Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,215.17 lei
(444.04 €)
9,929.30 lei
(1,990.35 €)
     +348.2 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 44,620.17 lei
(8,944.22 €)
56,534.03 lei
(11,332.38 €)
     +26.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
Bucharest Edit Amsterdam Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 364.51 lei
(73.07 €)
461.94 lei
(92.60 €)
     +26.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 186.31 lei
(37.35 €)
172.45 lei
(34.57 €)
     -7.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 381.93 lei
(76.56 €)
487.57 lei
(97.73 €)
     +27.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 471.11 lei
(94.44 €)
540.21 lei
(108.29 €)
     +14.7 %
Rent Per Month
Bucharest Edit Amsterdam Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,633.04 lei
(527.80 €)
9,794.71 lei
(1,963.37 €)
     +272.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,768.95 lei
(354.59 €)
8,071.49 lei
(1,617.95 €)
     +356.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,424.99 lei
(887.00 €)
16,851.51 lei
(3,377.93 €)
     +280.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,082.25 lei
(617.84 €)
12,667.29 lei
(2,539.19 €)
     +311.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
Bucharest Edit Amsterdam Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,176.57 lei
(235.85 €)
4,291.18 lei
(860.18 €)
     +264.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 725.91 lei
(145.51 €)
3,066.46 lei
(614.68 €)
     +322.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Bucharest Edit Amsterdam Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,363.66 lei
(1,075.16 €)
17,594.35 lei
(3,526.83 €)
     +228.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 7.28 4.35      -40.3 %
Last update: June 2024June 2024
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