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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Amsterdam 

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Consumer Prices in Amsterdam are 4.00% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Amsterdam are 13.24% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Amsterdam are 25.01% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Amsterdam are 3.66% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Amsterdam are 2.04% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Amsterdam is 19.46% higher than in London
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(17.12 €)
13.15 £
(15.00 €)
     -12.36 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £
(57.05 €)
52.58 £
(60.00 €)
     +5.17 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.99 £
(6.83 €)
7.01 £
(8.00 €)
     +17.05 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(5.71 €)
3.51 £
(4.00 €)
     -29.89 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 £
(5.13 €)
3.51 £
(4.00 €)
     -22.10 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.73 £
(3.11 €)
2.54 £
(2.90 €)
     -6.71 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.33 £
(1.52 €)
2.18 £
(2.49 €)
     +64.20 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.00 £
(1.14 €)
1.72 £
(1.96 €)
     +72.49 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.46 £
(3.95 €)
3.65 £
(4.16 €)
     +5.35 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.99 £
(1.13 €)
1.16 £
(1.32 €)
     +16.90 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.71 £
(0.81 €)
0.70 £
(0.80 €)
     -1.84 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.10 £
(2.40 €)
2.42 £
(2.76 €)
     +15.19 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.21 £
(3.66 €)
4.15 £
(4.73 €)
     +29.13 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.99 £
(3.41 €)
3.46 £
(3.95 €)
     +15.96 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.13 £
(4.71 €)
6.31 £
(7.19 €)
     +52.76 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.04 £
(1.19 €)
0.88 £
(1.01 €)
     -14.83 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.51 £
(0.58 €)
0.67 £
(0.77 €)
     +33.19 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.94 £
(1.07 €)
0.70 £
(0.79 €)
     -25.82 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.05 £
(1.19 €)
0.95 £
(1.08 €)
     -9.24 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 £
(0.62 €)
0.61 £
(0.70 €)
     +12.17 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.53 £
(0.61 €)
0.56 £
(0.63 €)
     +4.35 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.81 £
(0.92 €)
0.89 £
(1.02 €)
     +10.38 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.96 £
(1.10 €)
0.84 £
(0.96 €)
     -12.23 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(9.13 €)
6.13 £
(6.99 €)
     -23.43 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.58 £
(1.80 €)
1.07 £
(1.22 €)
     -32.36 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.15 £
(2.45 €)
1.97 £
(2.25 €)
     -8.42 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 £
(12.55 €)
6.05 £
(6.90 €)
     -45.03 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(2.85 €)
2.63 £
(3.00 €)
     +5.17 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 141.67 £
(161.65 €)
78.87 £
(90.00 €)
     -44.32 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 £
(5.71 €)
4.34 £
(4.95 €)
     -13.24 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 £
(5.51 €)
3.26 £
(3.72 €)
     -32.52 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 £
(45.64 €)
35.06 £
(40.00 €)
     -12.36 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.90 £
(5.60 €)
5.47 £
(6.24 €)
     +11.57 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,225.00 £
(21,936.89 €)
21,909.44 £
(25,000.00 €)
     +13.96 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,916.26 £
(23,866.73 €)
22,996.14 £
(26,240.00 €)
     +9.94 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 157.83 £
(180.09 €)
133.53 £
(152.37 €)
     -15.40 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £
(0.15 €)
0.15 £
(0.18 €)
     +17.63 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.36 £
(36.93 €)
35.28 £
(40.26 €)
     +9.02 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.27 £
(50.51 €)
33.45 £
(38.17 €)
     -24.43 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.90 £
(12.43 €)
18.45 £
(21.05 €)
     +69.29 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 £
(14.26 €)
10.52 £
(12.00 €)
     -15.87 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,255.86 £
(1,433.02 €)
1,355.95 £
(1,547.22 €)
     +7.97 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,771.92 £
(19,137.78 €)
9,055.90 £
(10,333.33 €)
     -46.01 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.10 £
(75.42 €)
73.39 £
(83.74 €)
     +11.04 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.82 £
(35.17 €)
28.19 £
(32.17 €)
     -8.52 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.46 £
(78.12 €)
80.60 £
(91.96 €)
     +17.73 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 80.93 £
(92.34 €)
108.71 £
(124.04 €)
     +34.33 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,739.83 £
(1,985.25 €)
1,328.82 £
(1,516.27 €)
     -23.62 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,235.06 £
(1,409.28 €)
983.00 £
(1,121.67 €)
     -20.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,237.13 £
(3,693.76 €)
2,251.95 £
(2,569.62 €)
     -30.43 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,999.86 £
(2,281.97 €)
1,594.21 £
(1,819.09 €)
     -20.28 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,261.79 £
(1,439.78 €)
569.18 £
(649.46 €)
     -54.89 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 655.68 £
(748.17 €)
382.66 £
(436.64 €)
     -41.64 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,164.58 £
(2,469.91 €)
2,243.41 £
(2,559.87 €)
     +3.64 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.25 2.55      -21.63 %
Last update: February 2019February 2019
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Currency: GBP