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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Amsterdam 

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Consumer Prices in Amsterdam are 3.20% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Amsterdam are 13.45% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Amsterdam are 26.37% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Amsterdam are 4.99% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Amsterdam are 5.61% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Amsterdam is 30.43% higher than in London
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(17.34 €)
12.97 £
(15.00 €)
     -13.51 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £
(57.81 €)
51.89 £
(60.00 €)
     +3.79 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(6.94 €)
6.92 £
(8.00 €)
     +15.32 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(5.78 €)
3.46 £
(4.00 €)
     -30.81 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 £
(5.20 €)
3.46 £
(4.00 €)
     -23.12 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.74 £
(3.17 €)
2.57 £
(2.97 €)
     -6.31 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.29 £
(1.49 €)
2.06 £
(2.38 €)
     +60.28 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.00 £
(1.15 €)
1.58 £
(1.83 €)
     +59.13 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.58 £
(4.14 €)
3.53 £
(4.09 €)
     -1.36 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.97 £
(1.12 €)
1.13 £
(1.31 €)
     +17.44 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.61 £
(0.71 €)
0.77 £
(0.89 €)
     +25.67 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.05 £
(2.37 €)
2.17 £
(2.51 €)
     +5.60 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.99 £
(3.46 €)
4.55 £
(5.26 €)
     +51.83 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.83 £
(3.27 €)
3.72 £
(4.30 €)
     +31.52 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.35 £
(5.03 €)
6.16 £
(7.12 €)
     +41.67 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.87 £
(1.01 €)
0.89 £
(1.03 €)
     +1.79 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.49 £
(0.57 €)
0.67 £
(0.78 €)
     +37.06 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.93 £
(1.08 €)
0.66 £
(0.77 €)
     -29.09 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.08 £
(1.25 €)
1.08 £
(1.25 €)
     -0.45 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.51 £
(0.59 €)
0.61 £
(0.71 €)
     +20.52 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.45 £
(0.52 €)
0.52 £
(0.61 €)
     +16.23 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.80 £
(0.92 €)
0.89 £
(1.03 €)
     +11.21 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.88 £
(1.02 €)
0.80 £
(0.93 €)
     -8.65 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(9.25 €)
5.19 £
(6.00 €)
     -35.13 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.76 £
(2.04 €)
1.07 £
(1.24 €)
     -39.16 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.99 £
(2.30 €)
1.90 £
(2.19 €)
     -4.75 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 £
(12.72 €)
6.05 £
(7.00 €)
     -44.96 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(2.89 €)
2.59 £
(3.00 €)
     +3.79 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 £
(173.43 €)
80.43 £
(93.00 €)
     -46.38 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 £
(5.78 €)
4.28 £
(4.95 €)
     -14.38 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 £
(5.58 €)
3.34 £
(3.86 €)
     -30.81 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 £
(46.25 €)
34.60 £
(40.00 €)
     -13.51 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.90 £
(5.66 €)
5.43 £
(6.28 €)
     +10.95 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 £
(23,124.43 €)
22,487.04 £
(26,000.00 €)
     +12.44 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,002.74 £
(24,283.82 €)
22,767.65 £
(26,324.44 €)
     +8.40 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 160.52 £
(185.60 €)
136.03 £
(157.28 €)
     -15.26 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 £
(0.12 €)
0.15 £
(0.17 €)
     +40.83 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.02 £
(37.02 €)
34.98 £
(40.44 €)
     +9.25 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.00 £
(49.72 €)
33.85 £
(39.13 €)
     -21.29 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.08 £
(12.81 €)
18.37 £
(21.24 €)
     +65.73 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 £
(14.45 €)
10.38 £
(12.00 €)
     -16.97 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,319.47 £
(1,525.60 €)
1,367.89 £
(1,581.58 €)
     +3.67 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,203.77 £
(19,891.37 €)
10,625.74 £
(12,285.71 €)
     -38.24 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.30 £
(76.65 €)
73.23 £
(84.67 €)
     +10.46 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.14 £
(36.01 €)
29.25 £
(33.82 €)
     -6.08 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.58 £
(79.29 €)
79.74 £
(92.19 €)
     +16.27 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 80.67 £
(93.28 €)
109.10 £
(126.15 €)
     +35.24 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,743.84 £
(2,016.27 €)
1,333.61 £
(1,541.95 €)
     -23.52 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,232.18 £
(1,424.68 €)
984.87 £
(1,138.73 €)
     -20.07 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,308.33 £
(3,825.17 €)
2,193.39 £
(2,536.05 €)
     -33.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,971.71 £
(2,279.74 €)
1,567.21 £
(1,812.04 €)
     -20.52 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,234.42 £
(1,427.26 €)
570.78 £
(659.95 €)
     -53.76 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 696.36 £
(805.15 €)
398.74 £
(461.03 €)
     -42.74 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,916.24 £
(2,215.59 €)
2,163.13 £
(2,501.06 €)
     +12.88 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.18 2.61      -17.82 %
Last update: April 2019April 2019
Contributors:764416
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Currency: GBP