Cost of Living in Groningen

Summary about cost of living in Groningen, Netherlands:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.50 € 9.00-24.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 € 50.00-80.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 7.00-8.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 € 2.50-5.40
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 € 3.00-4.50
Cappuccino (regular) 3.07 € 2.50-4.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.22 € 2.00-2.90
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.88 € 1.50-2.75
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.32 € 2.91-4.92
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.55 € 0.90-1.81
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.89 € 0.81-0.91
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.01 € 1.63-4.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.96 € 3.90-6.80
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.52 € 2.20-4.54
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.71 € 4.54-8.39
Apples (1 lb) 0.90 € 0.73-1.45
Banana (1 lb) 0.66 € 0.54-1.00
Oranges (1 lb) 0.64 € 0.50-0.91
Tomato (1 lb) 0.90 € 0.68-0.91
Potato (1 lb) 0.61 € 0.45-0.68
Onion (1 lb) 0.53 € 0.45-0.68
Lettuce (1 head) 0.90 € 0.69-1.10
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.64 € 0.48-1.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 € 4.99-7.50
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.15 € 0.75-1.18
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.65 € 1.43-1.79
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 € 7.00-8.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 € 2.00-4.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 € 50.00-126.50
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.19 € 3.00-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.78 € 3.70-4.83
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 43.22 € 42.00-44.92
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.06 € 5.68-6.62
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,790.00 € 26,850.00-38,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,808.00 € 25,540.00-35,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 199.40 € 147.33-251.85
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 € 0.09-0.30
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 44.90 € 30.00-60.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 28.00 € 12.00-55.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.30 € 10.00-18.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 € 11.00-15.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,320.00 € 750.00-1,890.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,500.00 € 4,000.00-25,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 84.17 € 50.00-100.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.08 € 25.00-40.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 90.73 € 65.00-180.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 126.12 € 90.00-200.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 751.58 € 500.00-1,100.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 618.33 € 400.00-900.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,270.00 € 1,000.00-1,800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,000.00 € 750.00-1,500.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 284.90 € 232.26-362.32
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 230.71 € 185.80-288.00
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,165.00 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.14 1.40-2.80

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Last update: November 2020
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2 Comments so far
Silvi on Dec 31, 2019:
Stuart, don't move to one of the islands. It's very expensiver there
stuart on Dec 02, 2016:
I'm retired and wanted to move to the Netherlands and don't have a lot of money to spend. What do you suggest?
Thanks
Stu