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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Amsterdam 

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Consumer Prices in Amsterdam are 3.36% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Amsterdam are 11.88% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Amsterdam are 22.85% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Amsterdam are 7.82% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Amsterdam are 7.19% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Amsterdam is 8.49% higher than in London
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(17.36 €)
12.96 £
(15.00 €)
     -13.60 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 £
(63.65 €)
51.84 £
(60.00 €)
     -5.74 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(6.94 €)
6.91 £
(8.00 €)
     +15.21 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(5.79 €)
3.89 £
(4.50 €)
     -22.24 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 £
(5.21 €)
3.46 £
(4.00 €)
     -23.20 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.79 £
(3.23 €)
2.63 £
(3.05 €)
     -5.74 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.47 £
(1.71 €)
2.02 £
(2.34 €)
     +37.20 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.10 £
(1.27 €)
1.64 £
(1.90 €)
     +49.25 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.63 £
(4.20 €)
3.52 £
(4.08 €)
     -2.99 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.01 £
(1.17 €)
1.13 £
(1.31 €)
     +12.06 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.57 £
(0.66 €)
0.75 £
(0.87 €)
     +32.13 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.02 £
(2.34 €)
2.17 £
(2.51 €)
     +7.08 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.05 £
(3.54 €)
4.66 £
(5.39 €)
     +52.51 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.68 £
(3.10 €)
3.62 £
(4.19 €)
     +35.00 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.72 £
(4.31 €)
5.48 £
(6.35 €)
     +47.38 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.84 £
(0.97 €)
0.87 £
(1.00 €)
     +3.40 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.49 £
(0.57 €)
0.66 £
(0.76 €)
     +33.53 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.92 £
(1.07 €)
0.78 £
(0.90 €)
     -15.87 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.07 £
(1.24 €)
1.04 £
(1.20 €)
     -2.96 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.51 £
(0.59 €)
0.66 £
(0.76 €)
     +29.61 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.47 £
(0.54 €)
0.55 £
(0.63 €)
     +17.17 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.76 £
(0.88 €)
0.88 £
(1.02 €)
     +15.22 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.86 £
(0.99 €)
0.82 £
(0.95 €)
     -4.40 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(9.26 €)
5.18 £
(6.00 €)
     -35.20 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.75 £
(2.02 €)
1.12 £
(1.30 €)
     -35.77 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.87 £
(2.17 €)
1.84 £
(2.13 €)
     -1.45 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 £
(12.73 €)
6.05 £
(7.00 €)
     -45.02 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(2.89 €)
2.59 £
(3.00 €)
     +3.69 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 £
(173.60 €)
81.22 £
(94.00 €)
     -45.85 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 £
(5.79 €)
4.19 £
(4.85 €)
     -16.19 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.91 £
(5.69 €)
3.27 £
(3.78 €)
     -33.50 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 £
(57.87 €)
34.56 £
(40.00 €)
     -30.88 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.89 £
(5.66 €)
5.44 £
(6.30 €)
     +11.39 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 £
(23,146.87 €)
22,037.54 £
(25,505.00 €)
     +10.19 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,461.96 £
(24,838.85 €)
23,026.87 £
(26,650.00 €)
     +7.29 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 168.24 £
(194.72 €)
138.74 £
(160.57 €)
     -17.54 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £
(0.14 €)
0.17 £
(0.19 €)
     +35.82 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.09 £
(35.98 €)
34.73 £
(40.19 €)
     +11.70 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.17 £
(44.17 €)
31.62 £
(36.59 €)
     -17.16 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.61 £
(13.44 €)
21.32 £
(24.68 €)
     +83.62 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £
(13.89 €)
10.37 £
(12.00 €)
     -13.60 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,329.73 £
(1,538.96 €)
1,342.70 £
(1,553.97 €)
     +0.98 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,034.70 £
(20,872.34 €)
10,632.87 £
(12,305.88 €)
     -41.04 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 67.93 £
(78.62 €)
72.50 £
(83.91 €)
     +6.73 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.35 £
(37.44 €)
30.84 £
(35.70 €)
     -4.66 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.98 £
(79.83 €)
78.82 £
(91.23 €)
     +14.27 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 77.58 £
(89.79 €)
107.38 £
(124.28 €)
     +38.41 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,685.45 £
(1,950.65 €)
1,354.18 £
(1,567.25 €)
     -19.65 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,190.12 £
(1,377.38 €)
1,017.70 £
(1,177.83 €)
     -14.49 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,178.68 £
(3,678.82 €)
2,253.21 £
(2,607.74 €)
     -29.11 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,006.46 £
(2,322.16 €)
1,593.41 £
(1,844.12 €)
     -20.59 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,222.80 £
(1,415.20 €)
611.29 £
(707.48 €)
     -50.01 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 680.65 £
(787.74 €)
403.77 £
(467.31 €)
     -40.68 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,278.64 £
(2,637.17 €)
2,178.58 £
(2,521.36 €)
     -4.39 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.17 2.29      -27.56 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
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Currency: GBP