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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Amsterdam 

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Consumer Prices in Amsterdam are 0.84% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Amsterdam are 10.53% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Amsterdam are 22.91% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Amsterdam are 1.09% higher than in London
Groceries Prices in Amsterdam are 4.87% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Amsterdam is 0.87% higher than in London
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(16.59 €)
13.56 £
(15.00 €)
     -9.58 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £
(55.30 €)
58.78 £
(65.00 €)
     +17.55 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(6.64 €)
7.23 £
(8.00 €)
     +20.56 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(5.53 €)
3.62 £
(4.00 €)
     -27.66 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 £
(4.98 €)
3.62 £
(4.00 €)
     -19.62 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.72 £
(3.01 €)
2.64 £
(2.92 €)
     -3.01 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.27 £
(1.41 €)
2.28 £
(2.52 €)
     +79.02 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.98 £
(1.08 €)
1.86 £
(2.05 €)
     +89.15 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.51 £
(3.89 €)
3.69 £
(4.08 €)
     +5.04 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.01 £
(1.11 €)
1.16 £
(1.29 €)
     +15.44 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.79 £
(0.87 €)
0.71 £
(0.78 €)
     -9.82 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.16 £
(2.38 €)
2.41 £
(2.66 €)
     +11.64 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.14 £
(3.48 €)
4.41 £
(4.88 €)
     +40.39 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.05 £
(3.37 €)
3.64 £
(4.02 €)
     +19.34 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.03 £
(4.46 €)
6.81 £
(7.53 €)
     +68.74 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.02 £
(1.13 €)
0.91 £
(1.00 €)
     -11.38 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.47 £
(0.52 €)
0.69 £
(0.76 €)
     +46.98 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.94 £
(1.04 €)
0.69 £
(0.76 €)
     -27.10 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.01 £
(1.11 €)
0.96 £
(1.07 €)
     -4.13 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.53 £
(0.58 €)
0.62 £
(0.69 €)
     +17.97 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.52 £
(0.57 €)
0.58 £
(0.64 €)
     +12.28 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.76 £
(0.84 €)
0.90 £
(0.99 €)
     +17.80 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.99 £
(1.10 €)
0.85 £
(0.94 €)
     -14.56 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(8.85 €)
5.87 £
(6.50 €)
     -26.59 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.56 £
(1.72 €)
1.09 £
(1.20 €)
     -30.10 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.09 £
(2.32 €)
1.99 £
(2.20 €)
     -4.87 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 £
(12.16 €)
6.24 £
(6.90 €)
     -43.28 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(2.76 €)
2.71 £
(3.00 €)
     +8.51 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 140.00 £
(154.83 €)
81.38 £
(90.00 €)
     -41.87 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 £
(5.53 €)
4.39 £
(4.85 €)
     -12.29 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 £
(5.34 €)
3.49 £
(3.86 €)
     -27.66 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 £
(44.24 €)
36.17 £
(40.00 €)
     -9.58 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.86 £
(5.37 €)
5.60 £
(6.19 €)
     +15.19 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,920.00 £
(22,029.64 €)
23,058.03 £
(25,500.00 €)
     +15.75 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,846.00 £
(23,053.71 €)
22,915.16 £
(25,342.00 €)
     +9.93 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 150.40 £
(166.33 €)
138.25 £
(152.89 €)
     -8.08 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 £
(0.12 €)
0.17 £
(0.19 €)
     +56.65 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.99 £
(36.49 €)
35.88 £
(39.68 €)
     +8.74 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.79 £
(50.64 €)
34.53 £
(38.19 €)
     -24.58 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.18 £
(12.37 €)
18.34 £
(20.29 €)
     +64.01 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 £
(14.38 €)
10.85 £
(12.00 €)
     -16.53 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,263.77 £
(1,397.61 €)
1,417.52 £
(1,567.65 €)
     +12.17 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,649.91 £
(18,413.23 €)
8,880.89 £
(9,821.43 €)
     -46.66 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 63.73 £
(70.48 €)
76.70 £
(84.83 €)
     +20.36 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.59 £
(33.83 €)
29.75 £
(32.90 €)
     -2.75 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 67.44 £
(74.58 €)
83.94 £
(92.83 €)
     +24.46 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 79.81 £
(88.26 €)
110.92 £
(122.67 €)
     +38.98 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,707.59 £
(1,888.43 €)
1,383.34 £
(1,529.84 €)
     -18.99 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,232.35 £
(1,362.86 €)
1,016.96 £
(1,124.67 €)
     -17.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,188.93 £
(3,526.65 €)
2,321.55 £
(2,567.41 €)
     -27.20 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,024.54 £
(2,238.95 €)
1,651.67 £
(1,826.60 €)
     -18.42 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,244.67 £
(1,376.49 €)
575.94 £
(636.93 €)
     -53.73 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 724.76 £
(801.52 €)
395.25 £
(437.11 €)
     -45.47 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,556.11 £
(2,826.82 €)
2,306.86 £
(2,551.17 €)
     -9.75 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.24 2.55      -21.23 %
Last update: December 2018December 2018
Contributors:710370
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Currency: GBP