Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Netherlands Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Netherlands are 11.6% lower than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Netherlands are 15.2% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Netherlands are 21.6% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Netherlands are 9.8% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Netherlands are 22.3% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Netherlands is 10.1% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit Netherlands Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(18.42 €)
16.28 $
(15.00 €)
     -18.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $
(69.09 €)
75.99 $
(70.00 €)
     +1.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.50 $
(9.67 €)
11.94 $
(11.00 €)
     +13.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(5.53 €)
5.43 $
(5.00 €)
     -9.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(6.45 €)
4.89 $
(4.50 €)
     -30.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.08 $
(4.68 €)
3.49 $
(3.22 €)
     -31.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.47 $
(2.27 €)
2.86 $
(2.63 €)
     +15.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.04 $
(1.88 €)
2.40 $
(2.21 €)
     +18.0 %
Markets
United States Edit Netherlands Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.01 $
(3.69 €)
4.46 $
(4.11 €)
     +11.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.23 $
(2.97 €)
1.59 $
(1.46 €)
     -50.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.06 $
(1.89 €)
1.44 $
(1.33 €)
     -29.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.73 $
(3.43 €)
4.32 $
(3.98 €)
     +15.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.82 $
(5.36 €)
5.50 $
(5.07 €)
     -5.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.51 $
(5.07 €)
6.93 $
(6.38 €)
     +25.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.24 $
(6.66 €)
7.32 $
(6.74 €)
     +1.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.41 $
(2.22 €)
0.80 $
(0.74 €)
     -66.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 $
(0.70 €)
1.07 $
(0.99 €)
     +40.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.04 $
(1.88 €)
0.82 $
(0.75 €)
     -59.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.22 $
(2.05 €)
1.42 $
(1.31 €)
     -36.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.37 $
(1.26 €)
0.90 $
(0.83 €)
     -33.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.38 $
(1.27 €)
0.80 $
(0.73 €)
     -42.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.15 $
(1.98 €)
1.08 $
(0.99 €)
     -50.1 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.17 $
(2.00 €)
0.76 $
(0.70 €)
     -65.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(13.82 €)
6.50 $
(5.99 €)
     -56.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.75 $
(1.61 €)
1.35 $
(1.25 €)
     -22.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.54 $
(3.26 €)
2.58 $
(2.38 €)
     -27.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $
(9.21 €)
8.90 $
(8.20 €)
     -11.0 %
Transportation
United States Edit Netherlands Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(2.30 €)
3.69 $
(3.40 €)
     +47.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 72.00 $
(66.32 €)
86.85 $
(80.00 €)
     +20.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 $
(3.45 €)
3.91 $
(3.60 €)
     +4.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $
(2.58 €)
4.19 $
(3.86 €)
     +49.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(27.63 €)
28.66 $
(26.40 €)
     -4.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.65 $
(3.37 €)
8.11 $
(7.47 €)
     +121.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,000.00 $
(30,398.41 €)
30,396.32 $
(28,000.00 €)
     -7.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,036.08 $
(23,983.50 €)
31,876.28 $
(29,363.28 €)
     +22.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit Netherlands Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 205.86 $
(189.63 €)
243.97 $
(224.74 €)
     +18.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 51.08 $
(47.06 €)
25.15 $
(23.17 €)
     -50.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.87 $
(65.29 €)
43.91 $
(40.45 €)
     -38.0 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit Netherlands Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 47.63 $
(43.87 €)
38.59 $
(35.54 €)
     -19.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.63 $
(20.84 €)
16.93 $
(15.59 €)
     -25.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $
(12.90 €)
13.57 $
(12.50 €)
     -3.1 %
Childcare
United States Edit Netherlands Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,380.58 $
(1,271.74 €)
1,739.19 $
(1,602.08 €)
     +26.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 23,259.22 $
(21,425.55 €)
8,073.94 $
(7,437.42 €)
     -65.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit Netherlands Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.32 $
(48.20 €)
80.84 $
(74.46 €)
     +54.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.53 $
(40.10 €)
31.98 $
(29.46 €)
     -26.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.45 $
(81.48 €)
88.00 $
(81.06 €)
     -0.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 114.36 $
(105.34 €)
107.95 $
(99.44 €)
     -5.6 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit Netherlands Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,775.99 $
(1,635.98 €)
1,464.67 $
(1,349.20 €)
     -17.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,452.30 $
(1,337.80 €)
1,170.36 $
(1,078.10 €)
     -19.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,968.11 $
(2,734.12 €)
2,299.63 $
(2,118.34 €)
     -22.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,404.05 $
(2,214.52 €)
1,806.15 $
(1,663.76 €)
     -24.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit Netherlands Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 321.70 $
(296.34 €)
559.46 $
(515.36 €)
     +73.9 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 256.67 $
(236.43 €)
400.77 $
(369.18 €)
     +56.1 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit Netherlands Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,538.05 $
(4,180.29 €)
3,459.63 $
(3,186.89 €)
     -23.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.56 4.27      -35.0 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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