Amsterdam vs Karaj - Cost of Living Comparison

Amsterdam Karaj
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2311
$792
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4982
$2006
🏠 One person rent
$1518
$414
🏘️ Family rent
$2324
$836
🍽️ Food expenses
$451
$218
🚐 Transport expenses
$214
$43.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3717
$292
😷 Air quality
Good
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
94
76
😀 Quality of life
94
58
🏙️ Population
860K
1.59M

The cost of living in Amsterdam is 192% more expensive than in Karaj. Cities ranked 294th and 6236th ($2311 vs $792) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 15th in the Netherlands and Iran, respectively. Check the Netherlands vs Iran comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Amsterdam compared to 0.4 months in Karaj. Amsterdam ranked 2nd best city to live in the Netherlands vs Karaj ranked 3rd in Iran, while ranked 31st and 5664th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Amsterdam vs Karaj

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Amsterdam Karaj
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$14.8
$5.52
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$59.5
$17.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.8
$4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.42
$0.57
 Cappuccino
$3.39
$1.45
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.52
$0.58
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1468
$432
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1272
$326
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2516
$1099
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1909
$675
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$160
$16.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$247
$25.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$46.3
$50.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.58%
23.56%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$8970
$1903
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5663
$1056
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.43
$0.42
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$95.2
$20.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$26.7
$3.33
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.24
$0.48
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.19
$1.32
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.56
$0.62
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.78
$3.99
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.21
$2.17
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10
$3.86
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.6
$11
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.34
$1.34
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.71
$2.68
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.67
$0.85
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$0.62
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.55
$0.66
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
$0.69
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$0.28
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.94
$0.76
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.71
$1.32
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.37
$0.68
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.41
$2.01
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.71
$4.89
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.2
$4.27
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.89
$2.38
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.06
$1.29
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.9
$29.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13
$4.72
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$38
$98.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$26.3
$7.17
👖 Brand Jeans
$76.4
$48.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$91.4
$98.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1599
$243
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$11361
$1501

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Cities near Amsterdam

Distance City Cost of living
14 km or 8.8 mi Purmerend
$1622
18 km or 11 mi Haarlem
$2226
21 km or 13 mi IJmuiden
$1631
22 km or 14 mi Almere
$1790
25 km or 16 mi Zandvoort
$1910
26 km or 16 mi Hilversum
$1877
26 km or 16 mi Huizen
$1577
35 km or 22 mi Langedijk
$1664
36 km or 22 mi Utrecht
$1887
38 km or 23 mi Leiden
$1921
38 km or 24 mi Oegstgeest
$1588
40 km or 25 mi Zeist
$1686
42 km or 26 mi Lelystad
$1700
48 km or 30 mi Leidschendam
$1531
49 km or 30 mi Harderwijk
$1655
52 km or 32 mi The Hague
$1739
53 km or 33 mi Scheveningen
$1664
55 km or 34 mi Delft
$1578
57 km or 36 mi Dronten
$1659
59 km or 36 mi Rotterdam
$1799
60 km or 37 mi Veenendaal
$1658
61 km or 38 mi Ridderkerk
$1656
64 km or 40 mi Sliedrecht
$1664
64 km or 40 mi Ede
$1570
65 km or 40 mi Elburg
$1660
66 km or 41 mi Tiel
$1555
67 km or 42 mi Zaltbommel
$1661
70 km or 43 mi Wageningen
$1487
72 km or 45 mi Kampen
$1664
75 km or 47 mi Apeldoorn
$1972
76 km or 47 mi Texel
$1657
81 km or 50 mi 's-Hertogenbosch
$1670
82 km or 51 mi Arnhem
$1650
83 km or 51 mi Zwolle
$1492
83 km or 52 mi Zwartewaterland
$1659
86 km or 54 mi Deventer
$1452
89 km or 55 mi Nijmegen
$1735
89 km or 55 mi Sneek
$1657
89 km or 55 mi Breda
$1797
91 km or 57 mi Tilburg
$1755

Cities near Karaj

Distance City Cost of living
7.4 km or 4.6 mi Mohammadshahr
$688
9.9 km or 6.2 mi Kamal Shahr
$688
10 km or 6.5 mi Fardis
$689
13 km or 8.3 mi Andisheh
$686
17 km or 10 mi Qods
$699
17 km or 10 mi Malard
$699
19 km or 12 mi Shahriar
$696
33 km or 21 mi Nasimshahr
$695
36 km or 22 mi Nazarabad
$686
38 km or 24 mi Eslamshahr
$636
38 km or 24 mi Robat Karim
$688
43 km or 26 mi Tehran
$833
46 km or 28 mi Golestan
$696
50 km or 31 mi Ray
$693
69 km or 43 mi Qarchak
$694
74 km or 46 mi Pakdasht
$694
77 km or 48 mi Pardis
$686
79 km or 49 mi Khak-e Ali
$689
87 km or 54 mi Varamin
$836
100 km or 62 mi Qazvin
$1151
104 km or 65 mi Saveh
$694
130 km or 81 mi Qom
$1123
144 km or 90 mi Amol
$504
174 km or 108 mi Babol
$450
177 km or 110 mi Lahijan
$690
185 km or 115 mi Qaem Shahr
$693
204 km or 127 mi Rasht
$898
205 km or 128 mi Sari
$568
208 km or 129 mi Kashan
$631
220 km or 137 mi Semnan
$690
225 km or 140 mi Arak
$594
242 km or 150 mi Zanjan
$515
249 km or 155 mi Hamadan
$932
259 km or 161 mi Malayer
$447
294 km or 183 mi Borujerd
$664
311 km or 193 mi Dorud
$689
333 km or 207 mi Shahin Shahr
$692
334 km or 208 mi Gorgan
$558
350 km or 218 mi Khomeyni Shahr
$694
354 km or 220 mi Khorramabad
$650