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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Amsterdam 

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Consumer Prices in Amsterdam are 1.02% higher than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Amsterdam are 9.35% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Amsterdam are 22.70% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Amsterdam are 4.52% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Amsterdam are 8.99% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Amsterdam is 1.52% lower than in London
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  LondonAmsterdamDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(17.07 €)
13.18 £
(15.00 €)
     -12.13 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 52.00 £
(59.18 €)
52.72 £
(60.00 €)
     +1.39 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(6.83 €)
7.03 £
(8.00 €)
     +17.16 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(5.69 €)
3.95 £
(4.50 €)
     -20.92 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.50 £
(5.12 €)
3.51 £
(4.00 €)
     -21.90 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.71 £
(3.08 €)
2.47 £
(2.81 €)
     -8.72 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.31 £
(1.49 €)
2.15 £
(2.45 €)
     +64.37 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.99 £
(1.13 €)
1.93 £
(2.20 €)
     +94.95 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.44 £
(3.92 €)
3.58 £
(4.07 €)
     +3.97 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.99 £
(1.12 €)
1.25 £
(1.42 €)
     +26.84 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.70 £
(0.80 €)
0.79 £
(0.90 €)
     +12.51 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.09 £
(2.38 €)
2.42 £
(2.76 €)
     +15.92 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.58 £
(2.93 €)
4.51 £
(5.14 €)
     +75.19 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.04 £
(3.46 €)
3.51 £
(3.99 €)
     +15.56 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.85 £
(4.38 €)
6.02 £
(6.86 €)
     +56.45 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.89 £
(1.01 €)
0.92 £
(1.04 €)
     +2.80 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.48 £
(0.54 €)
0.66 £
(0.75 €)
     +39.10 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.86 £
(0.98 €)
0.79 £
(0.90 €)
     -8.58 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.01 £
(1.15 €)
0.98 £
(1.12 €)
     -2.62 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.57 £
(0.64 €)
0.64 £
(0.73 €)
     +13.39 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.52 £
(0.59 €)
0.59 £
(0.67 €)
     +13.95 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.84 £
(0.96 €)
1.01 £
(1.15 €)
     +19.54 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.98 £
(1.12 €)
0.89 £
(1.01 €)
     -9.82 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(9.10 €)
5.27 £
(6.00 €)
     -34.10 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.65 £
(1.87 €)
1.07 £
(1.22 €)
     -34.92 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.13 £
(2.42 €)
1.97 £
(2.25 €)
     -7.35 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.50 £
(11.95 €)
5.89 £
(6.70 €)
     -43.93 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(2.85 €)
2.55 £
(2.90 €)
     +1.93 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 132.00 £
(150.23 €)
79.08 £
(90.00 €)
     -40.09 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.55 £
(4.04 €)
3.91 £
(4.45 €)
     +10.14 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 £
(5.49 €)
3.68 £
(4.18 €)
     -23.85 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.50 £
(36.99 €)
35.15 £
(40.00 €)
     +8.14 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.63 £
(5.27 €)
5.30 £
(6.03 €)
     +14.35 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 £
(22,761.64 €)
22,845.45 £
(26,000.00 €)
     +14.23 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,861.00 £
(23,741.53 €)
20,629.44 £
(23,478.00 €)
     -1.11 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 138.64 £
(157.78 €)
142.76 £
(162.48 €)
     +2.98 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 £
(0.10 €)
0.16 £
(0.18 €)
     +72.76 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.19 £
(35.50 €)
35.87 £
(40.83 €)
     +15.01 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.94 £
(53.42 €)
32.26 £
(36.71 €)
     -31.28 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.81 £
(12.30 €)
19.20 £
(21.85 €)
     +77.61 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £
(13.66 €)
10.54 £
(12.00 €)
     -12.13 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,213.33 £
(1,380.87 €)
1,394.89 £
(1,587.50 €)
     +14.96 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,138.89 £
(18,367.38 €)
6,721.83 £
(7,650.00 €)
     -58.35 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.30 £
(73.18 €)
78.34 £
(89.16 €)
     +21.84 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.83 £
(36.22 €)
29.31 £
(33.35 €)
     -7.92 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.36 £
(77.80 €)
85.79 £
(97.63 €)
     +25.50 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 79.74 £
(90.75 €)
108.82 £
(123.85 €)
     +36.47 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,608.40 £
(1,830.50 €)
1,318.18 £
(1,500.19 €)
     -18.04 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,163.76 £
(1,324.46 €)
959.46 £
(1,091.95 €)
     -17.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,042.94 £
(3,463.12 €)
2,236.79 £
(2,545.65 €)
     -26.49 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,001.94 £
(2,278.37 €)
1,549.66 £
(1,763.64 €)
     -22.59 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,210.34 £
(1,377.47 €)
535.67 £
(609.63 €)
     -55.74 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 659.75 £
(750.85 €)
348.00 £
(396.06 €)
     -47.25 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,444.49 £
(2,782.03 €)
2,182.22 £
(2,483.54 €)
     -10.73 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.16 2.70      -14.38 %
Last update: June 2018June 2018
Contributors:793326
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: GBP