Cost of Living in Utrecht

Summary about cost of living in Utrecht, Netherlands:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.00 € 13.00-20.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 € 50.00-100.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 8.00-9.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 € 4.00-6.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 € 3.50-6.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.15 € 2.50-4.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.86 € 2.50-3.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.09 € 2.00-2.50
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.71 € 2.91-4.16
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.58 € 1.09-1.80
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.91 € 0.85-1.09
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.37 € 1.63-3.36
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.16 € 3.90-6.58
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.55 € 3.40-4.08
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.37 € 6.13-8.39
Apples (1 lb) 0.89 € 0.73-1.22
Banana (1 lb) 0.73 € 0.54-0.91
Oranges (1 lb) 0.60 € 0.50-0.91
Tomato (1 lb) 0.96 € 0.79-1.27
Potato (1 lb) 0.61 € 0.54-0.73
Onion (1 lb) 0.59 € 0.49-0.82
Lettuce (1 head) 0.90 € 0.69-1.10
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.69 € 0.48-1.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 € 4.99-6.99
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.19 € 1.00-1.25
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.78 € 1.69-2.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 € 7.00-8.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 € 2.00-3.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 90.00 € 60.00-100.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 7.00 € 4.00-7.50
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.70 € 1.93-4.02
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 36.00 € 30.00-40.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.35 € 5.79-6.62
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,533.50 € 23,458.00-23,900.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,693.86 € 32,448.00-39,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 203.49 € 150.00-255.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 € 0.10-0.19
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 35.50 € 30.00-48.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 27.67 € 19.00-40.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.22 € 22.00-25.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 € 10.00-13.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,611.11 € 1,450.00-1,660.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,266.67 € 7,000.00-8,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 104.61 € 60.00-120.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.93 € 25.00-50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 93.15 € 65.00-119.99
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 127.75 € 100.00-150.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,221.74 € 1,000.00-1,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 967.10 € 750.00-1,250.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,198.53 € 1,800.00-2,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,472.78 € 1,100.00-2,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 462.69 € 406.91-577.57
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 355.76 € 288.00-399.48
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,428.63 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.40 1.99-3.00

Prices in Utrecht

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Last update: January 2021
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3 Comments so far
LLVT on Jan 10, 2019:
I have been living in Utrecht for 18 months and scrolling through this list all the prices look spot on with reality.
Bingo on Jan 18, 2018:
I live in utrecht since 5 years. This prices are more high nowadays.
Anonymous on May 26, 2017:
So a family of two the salary of 2300 Euros should be sufficient