Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Amsterdam 

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Cost of Living in Amsterdam is 30.1% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Amsterdam is 39.7% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Amsterdam are 50.0% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Amsterdam are 23.9% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Amsterdam are 40.5% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Amsterdam is 11.1% higher than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit Amsterdam Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 $
(27.93 €)
21.49 $
(20.00 €)
     -28.4 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 130.00 $
(121.01 €)
94.13 $
(87.62 €)
     -27.6 %
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) 10.50 $
(9.77 €)
6.45 $
(6.00 €)
     -38.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.69 $
(5.29 €)
4.28 $
(3.99 €)
     -24.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.04 $
(2.83 €)
3.42 $
(3.18 €)
     +12.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.30 $
(2.14 €)
2.88 $
(2.68 €)
     +25.3 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit Amsterdam Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.54 $
(5.15 €)
4.96 $
(4.61 €)
     -10.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.40 $
(4.10 €)
1.92 $
(1.79 €)
     -56.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.21 $
(2.99 €)
1.25 $
(1.16 €)
     -61.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.20 $
(4.84 €)
4.44 $
(4.14 €)
     -14.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.46 $
(6.94 €)
5.73 $
(5.34 €)
     -23.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.73 $
(6.27 €)
5.90 $
(5.50 €)
     -12.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.49 $
(7.90 €)
6.98 $
(6.50 €)
     -17.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.30 $
(3.07 €)
0.97 $
(0.90 €)
     -70.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.93 $
(0.87 €)
1.02 $
(0.95 €)
     +9.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.80 $
(2.60 €)
0.92 $
(0.85 €)
     -67.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.93 $
(2.73 €)
1.56 $
(1.45 €)
     -46.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.75 $
(1.63 €)
0.88 $
(0.82 €)
     -50.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.69 $
(1.57 €)
0.84 $
(0.78 €)
     -50.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.09 $
(2.88 €)
1.23 $
(1.15 €)
     -60.1 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.51 $
(2.34 €)
0.87 $
(0.81 €)
     -65.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 $
(18.62 €)
7.52 $
(7.00 €)
     -62.4 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.77 $
(2.58 €)
1.53 $
(1.42 €)
     -44.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.76 $
(3.50 €)
2.74 $
(2.55 €)
     -27.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.00 $
(15.82 €)
10.31 $
(9.60 €)
     -39.3 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit Amsterdam Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.90 $
(2.70 €)
3.65 $
(3.40 €)
     +25.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 132.00 $
(122.87 €)
87.61 $
(81.55 €)
     -33.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $
(4.65 €)
4.30 $
(4.00 €)
     -14.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(3.26 €)
4.21 $
(3.92 €)
     +20.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.00 $
(31.65 €)
37.60 $
(35.00 €)
     +10.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.79 $
(3.53 €)
8.15 $
(7.58 €)
     +115.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,000.00 $
(32,580.34 €)
31,153.75 $
(29,000.00 €)
     -11.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,263.92 $
(26,309.95 €)
34,290.17 $
(31,919.58 €)
     +21.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit Amsterdam Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 170.23 $
(158.46 €)
281.31 $
(261.86 €)
     +65.3 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 64.23 $
(59.79 €)
22.65 $
(21.08 €)
     -64.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 69.41 $
(64.61 €)
50.11 $
(46.64 €)
     -27.8 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit Amsterdam Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 138.80 $
(129.20 €)
62.79 $
(58.45 €)
     -54.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 77.86 $
(72.47 €)
22.61 $
(21.05 €)
     -71.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 $
(18.62 €)
16.11 $
(15.00 €)
     -19.4 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit Amsterdam Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,168.00 $
(2,948.99 €)
2,172.53 $
(2,022.34 €)
     -31.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 58,000.00 $
(53,990.29 €)
12,174.01 $
(11,332.38 €)
     -79.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit Amsterdam Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 71.54 $
(66.59 €)
99.47 $
(92.60 €)
     +39.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 48.24 $
(44.90 €)
37.14 $
(34.57 €)
     -23.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 101.45 $
(94.43 €)
104.99 $
(97.73 €)
     +3.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 162.57 $
(151.33 €)
116.33 $
(108.29 €)
     -28.4 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit Amsterdam Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,263.41 $
(3,968.67 €)
2,109.19 $
(1,963.37 €)
     -50.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,884.16 $
(2,684.77 €)
1,738.11 $
(1,617.95 €)
     -39.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 8,681.21 $
(8,081.05 €)
3,628.79 $
(3,377.93 €)
     -58.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,591.54 $
(4,274.11 €)
2,727.77 $
(2,539.19 €)
     -40.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit Amsterdam Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,569.57 $
(1,461.06 €)
924.06 $
(860.18 €)
     -41.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,142.75 $
(1,063.75 €)
660.33 $
(614.68 €)
     -42.2 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit Amsterdam Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,714.90 $
(5,319.81 €)
3,827.63 $
(3,563.02 €)
     -33.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.74 4.33      -35.8 %
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