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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Francisco, CA and Amsterdam 

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Consumer Prices in Amsterdam are 11.70% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Amsterdam are 31.73% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Amsterdam are 50.17% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Amsterdam are 5.73% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Amsterdam are 31.91% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Amsterdam is 29.99% lower than in San Francisco, CA
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(13.23 €)
17.00 $
(15.00 €)
     +13.36 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(70.57 €)
68.02 $
(60.00 €)
     -14.98 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(7.06 €)
9.07 $
(8.00 €)
     +13.36 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.24 $
(5.50 €)
4.53 $
(4.00 €)
     -27.33 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(7.06 €)
4.53 $
(4.00 €)
     -43.32 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.50 $
(3.97 €)
3.29 $
(2.90 €)
     -26.92 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.22 $
(1.95 €)
2.83 $
(2.49 €)
     +27.57 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.92 $
(1.69 €)
2.22 $
(1.96 €)
     +15.85 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.44 $
(3.92 €)
4.72 $
(4.16 €)
     +6.18 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.45 $
(3.05 €)
1.50 $
(1.32 €)
     -56.69 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.11 $
(1.86 €)
0.91 $
(0.80 €)
     -56.99 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.48 $
(3.07 €)
3.13 $
(2.76 €)
     -10.19 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 10.44 $
(9.21 €)
5.36 $
(4.73 €)
     -48.61 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.88 $
(5.19 €)
4.48 $
(3.95 €)
     -23.81 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.21 $
(7.24 €)
8.16 $
(7.19 €)
     -0.68 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.96 $
(1.73 €)
1.14 $
(1.01 €)
     -41.70 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.16 $
(1.03 €)
0.87 $
(0.77 €)
     -25.11 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.47 $
(1.30 €)
0.90 $
(0.79 €)
     -38.73 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.28 $
(2.01 €)
1.23 $
(1.08 €)
     -46.09 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.61 $
(1.42 €)
0.79 $
(0.70 €)
     -50.76 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.26 $
(1.11 €)
0.72 $
(0.63 €)
     -42.79 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.71 $
(1.51 €)
1.15 $
(1.02 €)
     -32.67 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.72 $
(1.52 €)
1.09 $
(0.96 €)
     -36.50 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(13.23 €)
7.92 $
(6.99 €)
     -47.17 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.86 $
(1.64 €)
1.38 $
(1.22 €)
     -25.51 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.71 $
(2.39 €)
2.55 $
(2.25 €)
     -5.90 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.38 $
(8.27 €)
7.82 $
(6.90 €)
     -16.57 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(2.43 €)
3.40 $
(3.00 €)
     +23.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 $
(70.57 €)
102.03 $
(90.00 €)
     +27.53 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(3.09 €)
5.61 $
(4.95 €)
     +60.33 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(2.65 €)
4.21 $
(3.72 €)
     +40.48 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 $
(29.11 €)
45.34 $
(40.00 €)
     +37.41 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.73 $
(3.29 €)
7.08 $
(6.24 €)
     +89.64 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $
(19,406.90 €)
28,340.43 $
(25,000.00 €)
     +28.82 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,097.88 $
(18,611.12 €)
29,746.12 $
(26,240.00 €)
     +40.99 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 108.71 $
(95.90 €)
172.73 $
(152.37 €)
     +58.89 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
(0.09 €)
0.20 $
(0.18 €)
     +100.05 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 64.20 $
(56.63 €)
45.64 $
(40.26 €)
     -28.91 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 78.85 $
(69.55 €)
43.27 $
(38.17 €)
     -45.12 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.67 $
(17.35 €)
23.86 $
(21.05 €)
     +21.34 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $
(12.35 €)
13.60 $
(12.00 €)
     -2.83 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,132.77 $
(1,881.39 €)
1,753.96 $
(1,547.22 €)
     -17.76 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 24,900.00 $
(21,965.09 €)
11,714.04 $
(10,333.33 €)
     -52.96 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 57.10 $
(50.37 €)
94.93 $
(83.74 €)
     +66.25 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.33 $
(39.11 €)
36.47 $
(32.17 €)
     -17.74 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.76 $
(74.77 €)
104.25 $
(91.96 €)
     +23.00 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 126.72 $
(111.78 €)
140.62 $
(124.04 €)
     +10.97 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,347.36 $
(2,952.81 €)
1,718.87 $
(1,516.27 €)
     -48.65 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,703.57 $
(2,384.91 €)
1,271.54 $
(1,121.67 €)
     -52.97 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,668.37 $
(5,000.25 €)
2,912.96 $
(2,569.62 €)
     -48.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,268.02 $
(3,764.96 €)
2,062.15 $
(1,819.09 €)
     -51.68 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,151.62 $
(1,015.88 €)
739.57 $
(652.39 €)
     -35.78 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 893.63 $
(788.30 €)
500.69 $
(441.67 €)
     -43.97 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,094.23 $
(5,375.92 €)
2,912.60 $
(2,569.30 €)
     -52.21 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.29 2.55      -40.55 %
Last update: February 2019February 2019
Contributors:393402
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD