Cost of Living in Netherlands

Cost of living in Netherlands is 7.61% higher than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Netherlands is, on average, 6.08% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 9.00-25.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 € 45.00-100.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 7.50-9.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 € 2.90-6.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 € 3.00-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.88 € 2.00-4.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.47 € 2.00-3.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.96 € 1.50-2.50
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.52 € 2.91-4.54
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.55 € 0.82-1.81
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.89 € 0.64-0.92
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.12 € 1.63-3.35
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.91 € 3.49-6.80
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.51 € 2.72-4.30
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.77 € 4.31-8.39
Apples (1 lb) 0.86 € 0.64-1.22
Banana (1 lb) 0.67 € 0.54-0.95
Oranges (1 lb) 0.60 € 0.50-1.22
Tomato (1 lb) 0.93 € 0.59-1.81
Potato (1 lb) 0.60 € 0.45-0.81
Onion (1 lb) 0.56 € 0.45-0.68
Lettuce (1 head) 0.86 € 0.69-1.09
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.66 € 0.48-1.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.99 € 4.50-7.50
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.15 € 0.59-1.30
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.70 € 1.25-2.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 € 7.00-8.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.20 € 2.00-4.24
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 85.00 € 55.00-131.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 € 2.99-7.50
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.70 € 3.19-4.83
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 € 22.20-45.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.20 € 5.64-6.78
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,656.00 € 23,000.00-27,320.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,603.09 € 22,247.31-30,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 164.90 € 120.00-250.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 € 0.07-0.20
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 39.53 € 30.00-55.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 29.83 € 19.00-55.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.12 € 15.00-28.02
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 € 10.00-15.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,445.59 € 900.00-2,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,065.78 € 4,546.00-17,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 84.75 € 40.00-120.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.58 € 20.00-55.34
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.27 € 60.00-120.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 117.59 € 75.00-180.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,092.74 € 671.67-1,650.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 873.69 € 600.00-1,350.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,722.15 € 1,145.11-3,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,306.32 € 950.00-2,050.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 382.79 € 226.53-711.25
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 289.47 € 204.38-487.91
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,465.31 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.22 1.60-3.00

Prices in Netherlands

This country had 21555 entries in the past 12 months by 1431 different contributors.
Last update: November 2020
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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By City in Netherlands

Rank
City
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
Amsterdam 85.05 57.05 71.52 64.56 90.35 81.54
Utrecht 82.50 43.54 63.67 62.84 87.44 76.64
Breda 80.97 30.79 56.72 60.17 88.82 90.30
Eindhoven 79.52 37.49 59.21 62.79 80.77 90.05
Groningen 79.24 27.49 54.23 59.99 78.39 80.34
Leiden 78.81 35.19 57.73 59.48 83.27 80.18
Haarlem 78.79 51.60 65.65 59.01 78.54 82.54
Nijmegen 76.77 32.76 55.50 59.63 77.74 102.73
Maastricht 76.39 35.27 56.52 58.53 79.54 82.30
Rotterdam 76.26 40.42 58.94 58.73 72.11 81.90
Enschede 73.10 26.16 50.42 60.16 76.05 91.81
Delft 73.04 30.13 52.30 59.17 67.95 95.33
The Hague (Den Haag) 71.23 35.05 53.74 59.19 67.06 95.74
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