Cost of Living Comparison Between Los Angeles, CA and Amsterdam 

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Cost of Living in Amsterdam is 14.9% lower than in Los Angeles, CA (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Amsterdam is 17.4% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Rent Prices in Amsterdam are 20.9% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Restaurant Prices in Amsterdam are 15.2% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Groceries Prices in Amsterdam are 30.3% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Amsterdam is 8.2% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
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Restaurants
Los Angeles, CA Edit Amsterdam Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 $
(23.27 €)
21.49 $
(20.00 €)
     -14.1 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 $
(111.70 €)
94.13 $
(87.62 €)
     -21.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 $
(11.17 €)
13.97 $
(13.00 €)
     +16.4 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $
(7.45 €)
6.98 $
(6.50 €)
     -12.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 $
(9.31 €)
6.45 $
(6.00 €)
     -35.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.36 $
(4.99 €)
4.28 $
(3.99 €)
     -20.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.77 $
(2.58 €)
3.42 $
(3.18 €)
     +23.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.17 $
(2.02 €)
2.88 $
(2.68 €)
     +32.5 %
Markets
Los Angeles, CA Edit Amsterdam Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.61 $
(4.29 €)
4.96 $
(4.61 €)
     +7.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.61 $
(4.29 €)
1.92 $
(1.79 €)
     -58.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.61 $
(2.43 €)
1.25 $
(1.16 €)
     -52.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.91 $
(4.57 €)
4.44 $
(4.14 €)
     -9.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.05 $
(5.63 €)
5.73 $
(5.34 €)
     -5.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.31 $
(6.81 €)
5.90 $
(5.50 €)
     -19.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.40 $
(7.82 €)
6.98 $
(6.50 €)
     -16.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.61 $
(2.43 €)
0.97 $
(0.90 €)
     -62.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.05 $
(0.97 €)
1.02 $
(0.95 €)
     -3.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.62 $
(1.51 €)
0.92 $
(0.85 €)
     -43.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.37 $
(2.21 €)
1.56 $
(1.45 €)
     -34.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.41 $
(1.31 €)
0.88 $
(0.82 €)
     -37.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.15 $
(1.07 €)
0.84 $
(0.78 €)
     -26.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.02 $
(1.88 €)
1.23 $
(1.15 €)
     -38.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.27 $
(2.11 €)
0.87 $
(0.81 €)
     -61.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(13.96 €)
7.52 $
(7.00 €)
     -49.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.60 $
(2.42 €)
1.53 $
(1.42 €)
     -41.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.85 $
(3.58 €)
2.74 $
(2.55 €)
     -28.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 $
(11.17 €)
10.31 $
(9.60 €)
     -14.1 %
Transportation
Los Angeles, CA Edit Amsterdam Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $
(1.63 €)
3.65 $
(3.40 €)
     +108.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 $
(74.47 €)
87.61 $
(81.55 €)
     +9.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.10 $
(2.89 €)
4.30 $
(4.00 €)
     +38.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $
(2.51 €)
4.21 $
(3.92 €)
     +55.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.19 $
(27.17 €)
37.60 $
(35.00 €)
     +28.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.33 $
(4.96 €)
8.15 $
(7.58 €)
     +52.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 $
(27,926.01 €)
31,153.75 $
(29,000.00 €)
     +3.8 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,239.98 $
(25,356.80 €)
34,290.17 $
(31,919.58 €)
     +25.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Los Angeles, CA Edit Amsterdam Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 190.64 $
(177.46 €)
281.31 $
(261.86 €)
     +47.6 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 67.93 $
(63.23 €)
22.65 $
(21.08 €)
     -66.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 73.28 $
(68.21 €)
50.11 $
(46.64 €)
     -31.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Los Angeles, CA Edit Amsterdam Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.87 $
(46.42 €)
62.79 $
(58.45 €)
     +25.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.40 $
(8.75 €)
22.61 $
(21.05 €)
     +140.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 $
(16.76 €)
16.11 $
(15.00 €)
     -10.5 %
Childcare
Los Angeles, CA Edit Amsterdam Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,950.00 $
(1,815.19 €)
2,172.53 $
(2,022.34 €)
     +11.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 28,750.00 $
(26,762.43 €)
12,174.01 $
(11,332.38 €)
     -57.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
Los Angeles, CA Edit Amsterdam Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 61.60 $
(57.34 €)
99.47 $
(92.60 €)
     +61.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.06 $
(41.02 €)
37.14 $
(34.57 €)
     -15.7 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 106.54 $
(99.17 €)
104.99 $
(97.73 €)
     -1.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 145.95 $
(135.86 €)
116.33 $
(108.29 €)
     -20.3 %
Rent Per Month
Los Angeles, CA Edit Amsterdam Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,448.89 $
(2,279.59 €)
2,109.19 $
(1,963.37 €)
     -13.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,095.00 $
(1,950.17 €)
1,738.11 $
(1,617.95 €)
     -17.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,642.78 $
(4,321.81 €)
3,628.79 $
(3,377.93 €)
     -21.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,717.50 $
(3,460.50 €)
2,727.77 $
(2,539.19 €)
     -26.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Los Angeles, CA Edit Amsterdam Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 708.50 $
(659.52 €)
924.06 $
(860.18 €)
     +30.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 645.49 $
(600.86 €)
660.33 $
(614.68 €)
     +2.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Los Angeles, CA Edit Amsterdam Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,050.38 $
(4,701.23 €)
3,827.63 $
(3,563.02 €)
     -24.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.77 4.33      -36.0 %
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