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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Francisco, CA and Amsterdam 

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Consumer Prices in Amsterdam are 10.86% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Amsterdam are 33.11% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Amsterdam are 52.63% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Amsterdam are 6.97% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Amsterdam are 29.15% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Amsterdam is 36.52% lower than in San Francisco, CA
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  San Francisco, CAAmsterdamDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(13.47 €)
16.70 $
(15.00 €)
     +11.37 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(71.84 €)
66.82 $
(60.00 €)
     -16.48 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.50 $
(7.63 €)
8.91 $
(8.00 €)
     +4.81 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(5.39 €)
4.45 $
(4.00 €)
     -25.76 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(6.29 €)
4.45 $
(4.00 €)
     -36.36 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.48 $
(4.02 €)
3.31 $
(2.97 €)
     -26.17 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.29 $
(2.05 €)
2.65 $
(2.38 €)
     +16.10 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.84 $
(1.65 €)
2.04 $
(1.83 €)
     +10.97 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.26 $
(3.83 €)
4.55 $
(4.09 €)
     +6.74 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.32 $
(2.99 €)
1.46 $
(1.31 €)
     -56.08 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.96 $
(1.76 €)
0.99 $
(0.89 €)
     -49.68 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.27 $
(2.94 €)
2.79 $
(2.51 €)
     -14.57 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.94 $
(8.93 €)
5.85 $
(5.26 €)
     -41.12 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.96 $
(5.35 €)
4.79 $
(4.30 €)
     -19.72 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.71 $
(6.92 €)
7.93 $
(7.12 €)
     +2.83 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.94 $
(1.74 €)
1.14 $
(1.03 €)
     -41.15 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.08 $
(0.97 €)
0.87 $
(0.78 €)
     -19.84 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.43 $
(1.29 €)
0.85 $
(0.77 €)
     -40.40 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.08 $
(1.87 €)
1.39 $
(1.25 €)
     -33.28 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.51 $
(1.36 €)
0.79 $
(0.71 €)
     -47.81 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.22 $
(1.10 €)
0.68 $
(0.61 €)
     -44.62 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.62 $
(1.46 €)
1.14 $
(1.03 €)
     -29.61 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.53 $
(1.37 €)
1.03 $
(0.93 €)
     -32.43 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(13.47 €)
6.68 $
(6.00 €)
     -55.45 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.79 $
(1.60 €)
1.38 $
(1.24 €)
     -22.77 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.71 $
(2.43 €)
2.44 $
(2.19 €)
     -9.69 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.88 $
(8.87 €)
7.80 $
(7.00 €)
     -21.06 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(2.47 €)
3.34 $
(3.00 €)
     +21.49 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 78.00 $
(70.04 €)
103.57 $
(93.00 €)
     +32.78 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(3.14 €)
5.51 $
(4.95 €)
     +57.50 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.10 $
(2.78 €)
4.30 $
(3.86 €)
     +38.75 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 $
(29.63 €)
44.55 $
(40.00 €)
     +34.99 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.81 $
(3.42 €)
6.98 $
(6.27 €)
     +83.13 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,080.00 $
(19,826.69 €)
28,954.91 $
(26,000.00 €)
     +31.14 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,343.62 $
(19,165.47 €)
29,316.22 $
(26,324.44 €)
     +37.35 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 118.23 $
(106.16 €)
175.15 $
(157.28 €)
     +48.15 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 $
(0.08 €)
0.19 $
(0.17 €)
     +103.38 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.97 $
(59.24 €)
45.03 $
(40.44 €)
     -31.74 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 82.30 $
(73.90 €)
43.36 $
(38.94 €)
     -47.31 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.00 $
(17.06 €)
23.72 $
(21.30 €)
     +24.85 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $
(13.47 €)
13.36 $
(12.00 €)
     -10.91 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,117.54 $
(1,901.44 €)
1,761.33 $
(1,581.58 €)
     -16.82 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 26,515.00 $
(23,809.09 €)
13,681.99 $
(12,285.71 €)
     -48.40 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.25 $
(55.90 €)
94.84 $
(85.16 €)
     +52.35 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.40 $
(38.07 €)
37.34 $
(33.52 €)
     -11.95 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 86.65 $
(77.80 €)
102.83 $
(92.34 €)
     +18.68 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 138.10 $
(124.01 €)
140.32 $
(126.00 €)
     +1.60 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,389.86 $
(3,043.92 €)
1,721.05 $
(1,545.42 €)
     -49.23 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,775.86 $
(2,492.58 €)
1,267.55 $
(1,138.19 €)
     -54.34 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,939.77 $
(5,333.61 €)
2,832.47 $
(2,543.41 €)
     -52.31 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,465.13 $
(4,009.46 €)
2,024.53 $
(1,817.92 €)
     -54.66 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,165.41 $
(1,046.48 €)
734.96 $
(659.95 €)
     -36.94 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 920.32 $
(826.40 €)
513.42 $
(461.03 €)
     -44.21 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,558.67 $
(5,889.34 €)
2,785.29 $
(2,501.04 €)
     -57.53 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.27 2.61      -38.81 %
Last update: April 2019April 2019
Contributors:397418
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD