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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Francisco, CA and Amsterdam 

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Consumer Prices in Amsterdam are 10.79% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Amsterdam are 33.62% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Amsterdam are 53.06% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Amsterdam are 11.56% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Amsterdam are 26.47% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Amsterdam is 35.82% lower than in San Francisco, CA
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.25 $
(15.32 €)
16.89 $
(15.00 €)
     -2.09 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(71.05 €)
67.56 $
(60.00 €)
     -15.55 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $
(7.99 €)
9.01 $
(8.00 €)
     +0.09 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.24 $
(5.54 €)
4.50 $
(4.00 €)
     -27.82 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(6.22 €)
4.50 $
(4.00 €)
     -35.66 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.52 $
(4.01 €)
3.35 $
(2.98 €)
     -25.81 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.41 $
(2.14 €)
2.59 $
(2.30 €)
     +7.67 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.91 $
(1.70 €)
2.02 $
(1.79 €)
     +5.42 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.37 $
(3.88 €)
4.35 $
(3.87 €)
     -0.39 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.00 $
(2.67 €)
1.47 $
(1.31 €)
     -50.85 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.95 $
(1.73 €)
0.97 $
(0.86 €)
     -50.28 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.27 $
(2.90 €)
2.78 $
(2.47 €)
     -14.96 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.31 $
(6.49 €)
5.68 $
(5.04 €)
     -22.35 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.96 $
(5.29 €)
4.78 $
(4.24 €)
     -19.88 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.97 $
(6.19 €)
7.46 $
(6.63 €)
     +7.10 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.84 $
(1.63 €)
1.13 $
(1.00 €)
     -38.68 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.06 $
(0.94 €)
0.86 $
(0.76 €)
     -18.94 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.57 $
(1.39 €)
0.91 $
(0.80 €)
     -42.22 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.90 $
(1.68 €)
1.33 $
(1.18 €)
     -30.08 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.41 $
(1.25 €)
0.88 $
(0.78 €)
     -37.44 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.09 $
(0.97 €)
0.69 $
(0.61 €)
     -36.48 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.20 $
(1.06 €)
1.15 $
(1.02 €)
     -4.17 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.66 $
(1.47 €)
1.08 $
(0.96 €)
     -34.75 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(13.32 €)
6.76 $
(6.00 €)
     -54.96 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.04 $
(1.81 €)
1.40 $
(1.24 €)
     -31.44 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.50 $
(2.22 €)
2.43 $
(2.16 €)
     -2.79 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 $
(10.66 €)
7.88 $
(7.00 €)
     -34.32 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(2.44 €)
3.38 $
(3.00 €)
     +22.83 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 $
(71.05 €)
104.72 $
(93.00 €)
     +30.90 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(3.11 €)
5.46 $
(4.85 €)
     +56.03 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.88 $
(2.56 €)
4.26 $
(3.78 €)
     +47.66 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 $
(29.31 €)
45.04 $
(40.00 €)
     +36.48 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.92 $
(3.48 €)
7.15 $
(6.35 €)
     +82.34 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $
(19,538.42 €)
28,718.29 $
(25,505.00 €)
     +30.54 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,770.32 $
(18,446.33 €)
30,411.02 $
(27,008.33 €)
     +46.42 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 130.78 $
(116.14 €)
177.70 $
(157.82 €)
     +35.88 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 $
(0.08 €)
0.20 $
(0.18 €)
     +116.28 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 66.04 $
(58.65 €)
44.65 $
(39.65 €)
     -32.40 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 83.59 $
(74.24 €)
41.63 $
(36.98 €)
     -50.19 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.00 $
(20.43 €)
25.14 $
(22.33 €)
     +9.30 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $
(13.32 €)
13.51 $
(12.00 €)
     -9.92 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,134.97 $
(1,896.09 €)
1,792.64 $
(1,592.06 €)
     -16.03 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 27,115.00 $
(24,081.10 €)
13,524.35 $
(12,011.11 €)
     -50.12 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.67 $
(57.43 €)
94.26 $
(83.71 €)
     +45.75 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.43 $
(39.46 €)
38.38 $
(34.09 €)
     -13.61 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.54 $
(78.63 €)
103.90 $
(92.27 €)
     +17.35 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 148.68 $
(132.04 €)
141.76 $
(125.89 €)
     -4.65 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,397.01 $
(3,016.92 €)
1,745.71 $
(1,550.38 €)
     -48.61 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,795.56 $
(2,482.77 €)
1,311.46 $
(1,164.72 €)
     -53.09 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,152.22 $
(5,463.85 €)
2,884.30 $
(2,561.57 €)
     -53.12 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,653.05 $
(4,132.42 €)
2,069.83 $
(1,838.24 €)
     -55.52 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,171.63 $
(1,040.54 €)
773.56 $
(687.01 €)
     -33.98 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 907.70 $
(806.14 €)
497.78 $
(442.08 €)
     -45.16 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,766.51 $
(6,009.40 €)
2,882.70 $
(2,560.16 €)
     -57.40 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.30 2.46      -42.88 %
Last update: July 2019July 2019
Contributors:394428
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD