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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Amsterdam 

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Consumer Prices in Amsterdam are 3.27% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Amsterdam are 12.31% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Amsterdam are 24.06% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Amsterdam are 1.34% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Amsterdam are 3.46% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Amsterdam is 3.97% higher than in London
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(17.04 €)
13.20 £
(15.00 €)
     -11.99 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £
(56.81 €)
57.20 £
(65.00 €)
     +14.41 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(6.82 €)
7.04 £
(8.00 €)
     +17.34 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(5.68 €)
3.52 £
(4.00 €)
     -29.60 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.30 £
(4.89 €)
3.52 £
(4.00 €)
     -18.13 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.74 £
(3.11 €)
2.53 £
(2.87 €)
     -7.64 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.25 £
(1.42 €)
2.14 £
(2.43 €)
     +71.39 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.96 £
(1.09 €)
1.85 £
(2.10 €)
     +93.16 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.43 £
(3.90 €)
3.69 £
(4.19 €)
     +7.52 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.01 £
(1.14 €)
1.16 £
(1.32 €)
     +15.64 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.83 £
(0.94 €)
0.69 £
(0.79 €)
     -16.48 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.18 £
(2.48 €)
2.43 £
(2.76 €)
     +11.25 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.13 £
(3.55 €)
4.14 £
(4.70 €)
     +32.34 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.06 £
(3.48 €)
3.52 £
(4.00 €)
     +14.90 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.97 £
(4.51 €)
6.58 £
(7.48 €)
     +65.85 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.97 £
(1.10 €)
0.90 £
(1.02 €)
     -7.28 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.45 £
(0.51 €)
0.67 £
(0.76 €)
     +48.07 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.91 £
(1.03 €)
0.68 £
(0.77 €)
     -25.42 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.97 £
(1.11 €)
0.95 £
(1.08 €)
     -2.60 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.53 £
(0.60 €)
0.61 £
(0.70 €)
     +15.90 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.52 £
(0.59 €)
0.58 £
(0.66 €)
     +12.32 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.75 £
(0.85 €)
0.88 £
(1.00 €)
     +17.52 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.95 £
(1.08 €)
0.82 £
(0.93 €)
     -14.12 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(9.09 €)
6.15 £
(6.99 €)
     -23.11 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.74 £
(1.98 €)
1.06 £
(1.20 €)
     -39.23 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.16 £
(2.45 €)
1.89 £
(2.15 €)
     -12.22 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 £
(12.50 €)
6.07 £
(6.90 €)
     -44.80 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(2.84 €)
2.64 £
(3.00 €)
     +5.61 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 135.00 £
(153.40 €)
79.21 £
(90.00 €)
     -41.33 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £
(4.55 €)
4.14 £
(4.70 €)
     +3.41 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 7.50 £
(8.52 €)
3.61 £
(4.10 €)
     -51.85 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 £
(45.45 €)
35.20 £
(40.00 €)
     -11.99 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.78 £
(5.44 €)
5.43 £
(6.17 €)
     +13.52 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,920.00 £
(22,634.92 €)
22,001.40 £
(25,000.00 €)
     +10.45 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,004.11 £
(23,866.79 €)
21,774.35 £
(24,742.00 €)
     +3.67 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 148.45 £
(168.68 €)
139.43 £
(158.44 €)
     -6.07 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 £
(0.12 €)
0.17 £
(0.19 €)
     +58.58 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.72 £
(36.05 €)
34.91 £
(39.67 €)
     +10.06 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.83 £
(53.21 €)
32.64 £
(37.09 €)
     -30.30 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.89 £
(12.38 €)
18.16 £
(20.63 €)
     +66.66 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 £
(14.20 €)
10.56 £
(12.00 €)
     -15.51 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,259.68 £
(1,431.36 €)
1,404.95 £
(1,596.43 €)
     +11.53 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,175.00 £
(18,379.51 €)
8,690.55 £
(9,875.00 €)
     -46.27 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.76 £
(71.31 €)
75.37 £
(85.64 €)
     +20.09 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.29 £
(35.56 €)
29.31 £
(33.31 €)
     -6.33 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.09 £
(77.37 €)
82.93 £
(94.23 €)
     +21.79 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 82.10 £
(93.29 €)
108.36 £
(123.13 €)
     +31.99 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,668.24 £
(1,895.61 €)
1,337.94 £
(1,520.29 €)
     -19.80 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,201.41 £
(1,365.15 €)
975.36 £
(1,108.29 €)
     -18.82 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,103.26 £
(3,526.21 €)
2,260.10 £
(2,568.14 €)
     -27.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,045.73 £
(2,324.54 €)
1,587.03 £
(1,803.33 €)
     -22.42 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,244.67 £
(1,414.31 €)
553.89 £
(629.38 €)
     -55.50 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 719.00 £
(817.00 €)
368.31 £
(418.50 €)
     -48.78 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,507.54 £
(2,849.29 €)
2,286.28 £
(2,597.88 €)
     -8.82 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.27 2.57      -21.23 %
Last update: October 2018October 2018
Contributors:800351
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: GBP