Cost of Living in Rotterdam

Summary about cost of living in Rotterdam, Netherlands:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 9.25-20.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 € 51.50-80.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 € 8.00-10.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 € 3.10-6.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.25 € 3.50-6.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.96 € 1.80-4.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.34 € 1.80-3.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.20 € 2.00-3.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.24 € 3.63-5.68
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.55 € 1.00-1.81
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.81 € 0.59-1.22
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.54 € 1.63-4.67
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.70 € 3.40-9.07
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.85 € 2.83-4.99
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.85 € 4.80-12.47
Apples (1 lb) 1.18 € 0.84-1.36
Banana (1 lb) 0.61 € 0.54-0.91
Oranges (1 lb) 0.63 € 0.50-1.27
Tomato (1 lb) 1.14 € 0.75-1.36
Potato (1 lb) 0.48 € 0.44-0.77
Onion (1 lb) 0.41 € 0.40-0.54
Lettuce (1 head) 0.80 € 0.75-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.78 € 0.50-1.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.99 € 5.00-8.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.19 € 0.90-1.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.58 € 1.09-2.50
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.20 € 8.20-9.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 € 3.00-4.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 € 64.00-100.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 € 3.50-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.14 € 2.49-4.02
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.50 € 17.50-45.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.84 € 7.19-8.41
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,120.00 € 25,000.00-27,690.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,760.25 € 25,000.00-30,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 208.37 € 175.00-354.17
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 € 0.05-0.06
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 40.83 € 35.00-50.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 27.39 € 20.99-60.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.09 € 9.50-15.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.12 € 11.00-15.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,537.57 € 900.00-2,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,622.50 € 7,500.00-30,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 63.62 € 48.00-100.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 27.50 € 19.00-35.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.89 € 49.00-120.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 87.83 € 60.00-150.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,299.24 € 1,100.00-1,700.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 969.86 € 808.00-1,250.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,862.14 € 1,500.00-2,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,509.77 € 1,200.00-2,100.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 412.56 € 378.58-557.41
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 253.16 € 222.97-325.16
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,265.84 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.20 1.40-3.80

Prices in Rotterdam

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Last update: February 2023
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1 Comments so far
Peter Paxton on Aug 18, 2022:
Figures would be easier to understand if they were in sterling.