Cost of Living in Netherlands

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 10.00-28.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 € 45.00-100.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.97 € 8.00-10.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 € 3.00-7.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 € 3.00-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.96 € 2.00-4.49
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.52 € 2.00-3.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.09 € 1.71-3.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.76 € 3.37-4.54
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.75 € 0.91-1.81
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.87 € 0.50-1.13
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.78 € 1.63-3.60
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.05 € 3.54-6.35
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.62 € 2.72-4.08
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 12.35 € 4.54-12.47
Apples (1 lb) 1.20 € 0.91-1.36
Banana (1 lb) 0.59 € 0.54-0.91
Oranges (1 lb) 0.63 € 0.50-0.91
Tomato (1 lb) 1.15 € 0.91-1.35
Potato (1 lb) 0.44 € 0.44-0.73
Onion (1 lb) 0.40 € 0.40-0.45
Lettuce (1 head) 0.76 € 0.75-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.66 € 0.50-1.10
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.99 € 4.80-7.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.19 € 1.00-1.36
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.70 € 1.10-2.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 € 8.00-8.60
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.20 € 2.00-4.59
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 90.00 € 55.00-160.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 € 2.99-7.50
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.70 € 3.06-4.83
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 € 21.60-46.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.98 € 7.41-8.41
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 € 23,650.00-29,480.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,641.52 € 23,995.00-30,950.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 198.67 € 130.00-318.75
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 € 0.05-0.20
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 41.61 € 30.00-60.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.18 € 19.00-65.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.95 € 15.00-25.00
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 1,518.98 € 900.00-2,200.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,313.62 € 4,200.00-16,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 79.95 € 40.00-110.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.19 € 20.00-60.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 85.69 € 60.00-120.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 111.13 € 70.00-170.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,165.98 € 850.00-1,700.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 928.41 € 681.00-1,400.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,871.75 € 1,250.00-3,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,455.84 € 944.44-2,200.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 487.26 € 315.87-882.57
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 346.85 € 232.26-557.41
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,140.17 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.84 1.25-2.50

Prices in Netherlands

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Last update: May 2022
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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
Leiden 76.92 38.99 58.96 61.76 82.58 103.81
Amsterdam 75.91 49.23 63.27 62.49 77.02 91.27
Rotterdam 74.31 36.71 56.50 62.46 73.69 87.05
Haarlem 73.80 38.92 57.28 61.81 70.64 107.09
Utrecht 73.03 37.65 56.27 62.60 70.06 79.94
Eindhoven 72.77 32.85 53.86 61.03 68.09 98.58
Groningen 71.75 24.09 49.18 61.75 68.54 69.11
The Hague (Den Haag) 68.16 32.97 51.49 57.73 70.75 99.97
Delft 67.83 26.88 48.44 61.51 52.25 105.74
Maastricht 67.26 32.27 50.69 61.88 60.14 86.06
Enschede 66.91 26.98 48.00 61.51 66.21 116.77
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