Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Netherlands Reverse

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Cost of Living in Netherlands is 7.2% lower than in United States (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Netherlands is 11.8% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Netherlands are 20.9% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Netherlands are 6.9% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Netherlands are 18.8% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Netherlands is 9.1% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit Netherlands Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(18.36 €)
17.70 $
(16.25 €)
     -11.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $
(68.85 €)
76.25 $
(70.00 €)
     +1.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 $
(10.10 €)
11.98 $
(11.00 €)
     +8.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(5.51 €)
5.45 $
(5.00 €)
     -9.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(6.43 €)
4.90 $
(4.50 €)
     -30.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.13 $
(4.71 €)
3.63 $
(3.33 €)
     -29.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.51 $
(2.30 €)
3.01 $
(2.77 €)
     +20.2 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.05 $
(1.88 €)
2.51 $
(2.30 €)
     +22.3 %
Markets
United States Edit Netherlands Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.99 $
(3.67 €)
4.52 $
(4.15 €)
     +13.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.25 $
(2.98 €)
1.71 $
(1.57 €)
     -47.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.06 $
(1.90 €)
1.39 $
(1.28 €)
     -32.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.67 $
(3.37 €)
4.62 $
(4.24 €)
     +26.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.84 $
(5.36 €)
5.85 $
(5.37 €)
     +0.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.47 $
(5.03 €)
7.08 $
(6.50 €)
     +29.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.27 $
(6.67 €)
7.39 $
(6.78 €)
     +1.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.40 $
(2.20 €)
0.87 $
(0.80 €)
     -63.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 $
(0.70 €)
1.08 $
(0.99 €)
     +42.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.04 $
(1.88 €)
0.82 $
(0.75 €)
     -59.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.23 $
(2.05 €)
1.68 $
(1.54 €)
     -24.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.35 $
(1.24 €)
0.91 $
(0.83 €)
     -32.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.39 $
(1.27 €)
0.90 $
(0.82 €)
     -35.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.17 $
(1.99 €)
1.17 $
(1.07 €)
     -46.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.19 $
(2.01 €)
0.76 $
(0.70 €)
     -65.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(13.77 €)
6.52 $
(5.99 €)
     -56.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.81 $
(1.66 €)
1.39 $
(1.28 €)
     -23.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.52 $
(3.23 €)
2.58 $
(2.37 €)
     -26.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $
(9.18 €)
9.80 $
(9.00 €)
     -2.0 %
Transportation
United States Edit Netherlands Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(2.30 €)
3.70 $
(3.40 €)
     +48.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $
(64.26 €)
87.14 $
(80.00 €)
     +24.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(3.21 €)
3.92 $
(3.60 €)
     +12.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $
(2.57 €)
4.21 $
(3.86 €)
     +50.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(27.54 €)
32.68 $
(30.00 €)
     +8.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.64 $
(3.34 €)
7.95 $
(7.30 €)
     +118.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,680.68 $
(30,920.69 €)
32,677.82 $
(30,000.00 €)
     -3.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,154.29 $
(24,011.05 €)
32,971.49 $
(30,269.61 €)
     +26.1 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit Netherlands Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 206.69 $
(189.75 €)
248.06 $
(227.73 €)
     +20.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 54.05 $
(49.62 €)
24.65 $
(22.63 €)
     -54.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.90 $
(65.09 €)
44.40 $
(40.77 €)
     -37.4 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit Netherlands Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.64 $
(42.82 €)
39.55 $
(36.31 €)
     -15.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.59 $
(19.82 €)
17.18 $
(15.77 €)
     -20.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $
(12.85 €)
13.89 $
(12.75 €)
     -0.8 %
Childcare
United States Edit Netherlands Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,384.97 $
(1,271.48 €)
1,862.58 $
(1,709.95 €)
     +34.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 22,668.98 $
(20,811.34 €)
8,217.73 $
(7,544.32 €)
     -63.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit Netherlands Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.17 $
(47.90 €)
84.09 $
(77.20 €)
     +61.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.77 $
(39.27 €)
35.06 $
(32.19 €)
     -18.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.74 $
(81.47 €)
92.28 $
(84.72 €)
     +4.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 113.54 $
(104.24 €)
111.57 $
(102.43 €)
     -1.7 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit Netherlands Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,791.95 $
(1,645.11 €)
1,497.73 $
(1,375.00 €)
     -16.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,478.18 $
(1,357.04 €)
1,199.48 $
(1,101.19 €)
     -18.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,031.08 $
(2,782.69 €)
2,363.37 $
(2,169.70 €)
     -22.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,454.79 $
(2,253.63 €)
1,862.50 $
(1,709.88 €)
     -24.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit Netherlands Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 403.98 $
(370.88 €)
572.66 $
(525.74 €)
     +41.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 320.10 $
(293.87 €)
413.27 $
(379.40 €)
     +29.1 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit Netherlands Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,469.28 $
(4,103.04 €)
3,583.85 $
(3,290.17 €)
     -19.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.61 4.22      -36.1 %
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