Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Amsterdam 

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Consumer Prices in Amsterdam are 6.36% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Amsterdam are 13.88% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Amsterdam are 24.30% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Amsterdam are 13.06% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Amsterdam are 6.35% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Amsterdam is 18.34% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Amsterdam Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 £
(23.69 €)
13.51 £
(16.00 €)
     -32.46 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 £
(76.99 €)
67.54 £
(80.00 €)
     +3.91 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 £
(7.70 €)
7.60 £
(9.00 €)
     +16.90 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.80 £
(6.87 €)
5.07 £
(6.00 €)
     -12.66 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(5.92 €)
4.22 £
(5.00 €)
     -15.57 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.25 £
(3.85 €)
2.97 £
(3.51 €)
     -8.68 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.72 £
(2.04 €)
2.24 £
(2.65 €)
     +29.65 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.32 £
(1.56 €)
2.10 £
(2.49 €)
     +59.16 %
Markets
London Edit Amsterdam Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.65 £
(4.32 €)
3.51 £
(4.15 €)
     -3.83 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.14 £
(1.35 €)
1.24 £
(1.47 €)
     +9.31 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.87 £
(1.03 €)
0.68 £
(0.81 €)
     -21.85 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.34 £
(2.77 €)
2.45 £
(2.91 €)
     +4.92 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.19 £
(3.78 €)
4.22 £
(5.00 €)
     +32.25 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.65 £
(3.13 €)
3.08 £
(3.65 €)
     +16.42 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.70 £
(5.57 €)
9.46 £
(11.20 €)
     +101.29 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.96 £
(1.14 €)
0.93 £
(1.10 €)
     -3.33 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.53 £
(0.63 €)
0.65 £
(0.77 €)
     +22.31 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.84 £
(0.99 €)
0.64 £
(0.76 €)
     -23.69 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.00 £
(1.19 €)
1.11 £
(1.32 €)
     +11.18 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.50 £
(0.59 €)
0.50 £
(0.59 €)
     +0.52 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.50 £
(0.59 €)
0.36 £
(0.43 €)
     -28.08 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.79 £
(0.94 €)
0.72 £
(0.85 €)
     -9.03 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.15 £
(1.36 €)
0.79 £
(0.93 €)
     -31.52 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(9.48 €)
5.06 £
(5.99 €)
     -36.78 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.19 £
(2.59 €)
1.07 £
(1.26 €)
     -51.27 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.52 £
(2.98 €)
1.48 £
(1.75 €)
     -41.23 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.00 £
(15.40 €)
6.92 £
(8.20 €)
     -46.75 %
Transportation
London Edit Amsterdam Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.60 £
(3.08 €)
2.70 £
(3.20 €)
     +3.91 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 159.00 £
(188.33 €)
84.01 £
(99.50 €)
     -47.17 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.80 £
(5.69 €)
4.22 £
(5.00 €)
     -12.05 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 £
(3.24 €)
3.26 £
(3.86 €)
     +19.19 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £
(34.11 €)
37.99 £
(45.00 €)
     +31.92 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.99 £
(7.10 €)
6.85 £
(8.11 €)
     +14.34 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,300.00 £
(27,597.65 €)
22,778.53 £
(26,980.00 €)
     -2.24 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,483.40 £
(30,183.78 €)
24,322.50 £
(28,808.75 €)
     -4.56 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Amsterdam Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 250.67 £
(296.91 €)
172.84 £
(204.72 €)
     -31.05 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £
(0.15 €)
0.10 £
(0.12 €)
     -18.57 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.36 £
(35.96 €)
38.14 £
(45.18 €)
     +25.64 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Amsterdam Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.63 £
(51.68 €)
39.13 £
(46.35 €)
     -10.31 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.70 £
(13.85 €)
22.48 £
(26.62 €)
     +92.19 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 £
(16.58 €)
10.13 £
(12.00 €)
     -27.63 %
Childcare
London Edit Amsterdam Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,567.53 £
(1,856.65 €)
1,723.78 £
(2,041.73 €)
     +9.97 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,181.25 £
(22,719.21 €)
13,269.89 £
(15,717.50 €)
     -30.82 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Amsterdam Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.44 £
(78.69 €)
69.47 £
(82.28 €)
     +4.55 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.96 £
(40.23 €)
34.26 £
(40.58 €)
     +0.89 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.70 £
(93.21 €)
75.46 £
(89.38 €)
     -4.12 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 93.63 £
(110.90 €)
119.76 £
(141.85 €)
     +27.90 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Amsterdam Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,757.15 £
(2,081.26 €)
1,350.70 £
(1,599.83 €)
     -23.13 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,284.55 £
(1,521.48 €)
1,098.67 £
(1,301.32 €)
     -14.47 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,380.30 £
(4,003.80 €)
2,313.75 £
(2,740.52 €)
     -31.55 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,136.73 £
(2,530.85 €)
1,715.46 £
(2,031.88 €)
     -19.72 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Amsterdam Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,239.18 £
(1,467.75 €)
717.67 £
(850.05 €)
     -42.08 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 587.74 £
(696.15 €)
464.01 £
(549.59 €)
     -21.05 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Amsterdam Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,921.02 £
(3,459.80 €)
2,976.76 £
(3,525.82 €)
     +1.91 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.51 1.99      -20.73 %
Last update: May 2022May 2022
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