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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Amsterdam 

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Consumer Prices in Amsterdam are 1.07% higher than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Amsterdam are 8.86% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Amsterdam are 21.73% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Amsterdam are 1.01% higher than in London
Groceries Prices in Amsterdam are 7.46% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Amsterdam is 2.33% higher than in London
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  LondonAmsterdamDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(16.82 €)
14.27 £
(16.00 €)
     -4.90 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £
(56.08 €)
53.50 £
(60.00 €)
     +6.99 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(6.73 €)
7.13 £
(8.00 €)
     +18.88 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(5.61 €)
4.01 £
(4.50 €)
     -19.76 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.50 £
(5.05 €)
3.57 £
(4.00 €)
     -20.75 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.74 £
(3.07 €)
2.52 £
(2.83 €)
     -7.86 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.25 £
(1.41 €)
2.18 £
(2.44 €)
     +73.92 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.97 £
(1.09 €)
1.90 £
(2.13 €)
     +95.46 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.49 £
(3.92 €)
3.48 £
(3.90 €)
     -0.34 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.98 £
(1.10 €)
1.18 £
(1.32 €)
     +19.82 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.75 £
(0.84 €)
0.71 £
(0.80 €)
     -4.46 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.10 £
(2.35 €)
2.44 £
(2.74 €)
     +16.50 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.92 £
(3.27 €)
4.35 £
(4.88 €)
     +49.13 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.14 £
(3.52 €)
3.48 £
(3.90 €)
     +10.78 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.82 £
(4.29 €)
6.83 £
(7.67 €)
     +78.77 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.91 £
(1.02 €)
0.90 £
(1.01 €)
     -0.99 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.49 £
(0.55 €)
0.69 £
(0.77 €)
     +40.82 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.93 £
(1.04 €)
0.66 £
(0.74 €)
     -28.53 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.04 £
(1.17 €)
0.96 £
(1.08 €)
     -7.54 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.52 £
(0.59 €)
0.61 £
(0.69 €)
     +17.31 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.51 £
(0.58 €)
0.59 £
(0.66 €)
     +14.52 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.84 £
(0.94 €)
0.89 £
(0.99 €)
     +6.06 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.93 £
(1.05 €)
0.82 £
(0.92 €)
     -12.14 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(8.97 €)
5.35 £
(6.00 €)
     -33.13 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.71 £
(1.92 €)
1.07 £
(1.20 €)
     -37.61 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.05 £
(2.29 €)
1.91 £
(2.14 €)
     -6.78 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.80 £
(12.11 €)
6.15 £
(6.90 €)
     -43.04 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(2.80 €)
2.59 £
(2.90 €)
     +3.43 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 132.50 £
(148.61 €)
80.24 £
(90.00 €)
     -39.44 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £
(4.49 €)
3.79 £
(4.25 €)
     -5.27 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 6.44 £
(7.22 €)
3.59 £
(4.02 €)
     -44.27 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 37.50 £
(42.06 €)
35.66 £
(40.00 €)
     -4.90 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.70 £
(5.27 €)
5.42 £
(6.08 €)
     +15.47 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 £
(22,431.50 €)
23,181.68 £
(26,000.00 €)
     +15.91 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,075.29 £
(23,637.52 €)
22,453.54 £
(25,183.33 €)
     +6.54 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 144.32 £
(161.87 €)
149.19 £
(167.33 €)
     +3.37 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 £
(0.11 €)
0.16 £
(0.18 €)
     +62.06 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.03 £
(34.80 €)
35.17 £
(39.45 €)
     +13.35 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.71 £
(52.38 €)
33.52 £
(37.59 €)
     -28.23 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.49 £
(11.76 €)
18.67 £
(20.94 €)
     +78.06 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £
(13.46 €)
10.70 £
(12.00 €)
     -10.84 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,212.41 £
(1,359.80 €)
1,415.42 £
(1,587.50 €)
     +16.74 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,250.00 £
(18,225.60 €)
8,146.01 £
(9,136.36 €)
     -49.87 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.35 £
(69.93 €)
76.50 £
(85.80 €)
     +22.70 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.99 £
(35.88 €)
29.27 £
(32.83 €)
     -8.51 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.07 £
(76.35 €)
84.16 £
(94.39 €)
     +23.63 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 80.64 £
(90.44 €)
109.34 £
(122.63 €)
     +35.59 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,645.22 £
(1,845.24 €)
1,348.73 £
(1,512.70 €)
     -18.02 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,178.98 £
(1,322.31 €)
969.60 £
(1,087.48 €)
     -17.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,072.55 £
(3,446.10 €)
2,266.47 £
(2,542.02 €)
     -26.23 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,011.25 £
(2,255.77 €)
1,604.89 £
(1,800.00 €)
     -20.20 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,242.49 £
(1,393.54 €)
552.99 £
(620.22 €)
     -55.49 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 702.95 £
(788.41 €)
364.46 £
(408.77 €)
     -48.15 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,453.47 £
(2,751.75 €)
2,288.29 £
(2,566.48 €)
     -6.73 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.25 2.64      -18.72 %
Last update: August 2018August 2018
Contributors:785328
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Currency: GBP