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Cost of Living

Indexes 

Consumer Price Index (Excl.Rent): 107.55
Rent Index: 43.11
Groceries Index: 72.83
Restaurants Index: 110.05
Consumer Price Plus Rent Index: 82.06

Indexes are relative to New York City (NYC)

Consumer Price Excl. Rent Index (CPI) is relative indicator of consumer goods price, including groceries, restaurants, transportation and utilities. CPI Index doesn’t include accommodation expenses such as rent or mortgage.

Rent Index is estimation of prices of renting apartments.

Groceries Index is an estimation of grocery.

Restaurants Index is a comparison of prices of meals and drinks in restaurants and bars.

Consumer Price Plus Rent Index is an estimation of consumer goods prices including rent.

Local Purchasing Power shows relative purchasing power in buying goods and services in a given city for the average wage in that city. If domestic purchasing power is 40, this means that Dutch inhabitants with an average salary can afford to buy 60% less typical goods and services than New York City residents with an average salary.

Restaurants

Avg.

Range

Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant

14.73 €

10.00

20.00

Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course

50.85 €

30.00

65.00

Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar

6.49 €

6.00

8.00

Domestic Beer (0.5 litre draught)

3.77 €

2.20

5.00

Imported Beer (0.33 litre bottle)

3.29 €

2.50

5.00

Cappuccino (regular)

2.56 €

2.00

3.00

Coke/Pepsi (0.33 litre bottle)

2.19 €

1.56

3.00

Water (0.33 litre bottle)

1.95 €

1.50

2.50

Markets

Avg.

Range

Milk (regular), 1 litre

0.79 €

0.50

1.19

Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)

1.23 €

1.00

1.95

Eggs (12)

1.94 €

1.25

3.00

Fresh Cheese (1kg)

7.89 €

5.00

12.00

Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)

5.97 €

5.00

7.00

Apples (1kg)

2.04 €

1.50

3.00

Oranges (1kg)

2.14 €

1.50

3.00

Potato (1kg)

1.58 €

1.00

2.00

Lettuce (1 head)

0.89 €

0.69

1.00

Water (1.5 litre bottle)

1.05 €

0.79

1.50

Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)

4.99 €

4.00

6.17

Domestic Beer (0.5 litre bottle)

0.94 €

0.55

1.30

Imported Beer (0.33 litre bottle)

1.04 €

0.80

1.50

Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro)

5.14 €

4.80

5.70

Transportation

Avg.

Range

One-way Ticket (local transport)

2.18 €

1.50

2.60

Monthly Pass

64.30 €

40.00

83.85

Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)

7.56 €

7.50

8.00

Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)

2.33 €

1.80

3.00

Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)

51.88 €

20.00

80.00

Gasoline (1 litre)

1.62 €

1.50

1.70

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (Or Equivalent New Car)

23,016.92 €

20,000.00

26,000.00

Utilities (Monthly)

Avg.

Range

Basic (Electricity, Gas, Water, Garbage)

140.80 €

100.00

220.00

1 min. Prepaid Mobile Tariff

0.17 €

0.10

0.30

Internet (6 Mbps, Flat Rate, Cable/ADSL)

21.67 €

15.00

30.00

Sports And Leisure

Avg.

Range

Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult

40.30 €

19.98

60.00

Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)

16.67 €

10.00

25.00

Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat

8.79 €

8.00

10.00

Clothing And Shoes

Avg.

Range

1 Pair of Levis 501

87.44 €

70.00

112.00

1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, …)

49.17 €

30.00

60.00

1 Pair of Nike Shoes

113.33 €

80.00

150.00

Rent Per Month

Avg.

Range

Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre

741.35 €

400.00

1,200.00

Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre

595.71 €

350.00

900.00

Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre

1,299.59 €

800.00

1,750.00

Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre

995.93 €

600.00

1,500.00

Buy Apartment Price

Avg.

Range

Price per Square Meter apartment in City Centre

3,146.75 €

2,000.00

5,000.00

Price per Square Meter apartment Outside of Centre

2,316.67 €

1,610.00

3,600.00

Salaries And Financing

Avg.

Range

Median Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax)

2,138.43 €

1,600.00

3,200.00

Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly

4.73

4.00

5.40

Source: www.numbeo.com

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