Netherlands vs Poland - Cost of Living Comparison

Netherlands Poland
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1680
$814
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4007
$1866
🏠 One person rent
$1007
$468
🏘️ Family rent
$1696
$783
🍽️ Food expenses
$428
$226
🚐 Transport expenses
$118
$44.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3060
$899
💸 GDP per capita
$52396
$15742
😃 Human freedom index
8.78
7.96
❤️ Life expectancy
81.4
76.6
👮 Corruption perceptions index
82
56
🌐 English speaking %
90.9%
37.1%
🎓 Higher education
97
83
😀 Quality of life
82
66
🏙️ Population
17.3M
38.4M

The average cost of living in the Netherlands ($1680) is 106% more expensive than in Poland ($814). the Netherlands ranked 18th vs 99th for Poland in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.8 months in the Netherlands compared to 1.1 months in Poland. Ranked 8th and 42nd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in the Netherlands vs Poland

We calculate prices for the Netherlands and Poland as a population-weighted mean of 70 and 79 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Netherlands Poland
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.1
$5.88
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.1
$27.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.97
$5.12
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.92
$2.14
 Cappuccino
$3.06
$2.38
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.61
$1.13
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$998
$405
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$802
$333
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1737
$693
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$583
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$123
$108
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$190
$166
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$42.2
$11.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.21%
5.6%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5129
$2845
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3708
$2061
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.42
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$85.2
$23
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$23.6
$6.08
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.11
$1.39
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
$0.63
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.72
$0.79
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.83
$0.87
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.32
$2.26
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$5.81
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.23
$4.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$24.9
$8.01
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.63
$0.8
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$1.08
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.48
$1.23
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.55
$2.32
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$0.58
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$0.67
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.49
$0.3
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.61
$1.45
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.25
$5.14
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.24
$0.76
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.03
$3.78
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.48
$4.77
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.67
$2.75
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.68
$1.15
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.15
$1.81
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.2
$24.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12
$5.38
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$51.4
$30
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.8
$8.05
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$64.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$93
$61.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1591
$239
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$7919
$5917

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Cities Comparison in the Netherlands vs Poland

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In the Netherlands

City Cost of living Population
Amsterdam
$2160
860K
Rotterdam
$1660
631K
The Hague
$1642
548K
Utrecht
$1723
359K
Breda
$1673
183K
Eindhoven
$1658
236K
Almere
$1663
215K
Haarlem
$2033
163K
Enschede
$1562
160K
Tilburg
$1554
222K
Apeldoorn
$2024
161K
Arnhem
$1539
162K
's-Hertogenbosch
$1592
144K
Groningen
$1538
201K
Nijmegen
$1586
177K
Leiden
$1846
124K
Maastricht
$1654
120K
Delft
$1501
104K
Zwolle
$1427
130K
Venlo
$1522
102K
Hilversum
$1851
91.2K
Emmen
$1302
107K
Heerlen
$1393
86.9K
Deventer
$1225
101K
Purmerend
$1643
81.7K
Lelystad
$1704
79.8K
Roosendaal
$1583
77K
Leeuwarden
$1409
92.1K
Ede
$1602
72.5K
Roermond
$1496
57.3K

In Poland

City Cost of living Population
Warsaw
$1046
1.79M
Krakow
$855
767K
Wroclaw
$902
639K
Lodz
$837
690K
Poznan
$873
534K
Gdansk
$950
464K
Szczecin
$864
404K
Bydgoszcz
$957
347K
Lublin
$818
340K
Katowice
$840
276K
Bialystok
$732
298K
Gdynia
$867
248K
Radom
$744
220K
Czestochowa
$717
223K
Torun
$660
201K
Gliwice
$754
178K
Sosnowiec
$709
200K
Rzeszow
$680
183K
Kielce
$615
192K
Rybnik
$738
141K
Bytom
$769
172K
Olsztyn
$637
174K
Tychy
$709
128K
Opole
$734
128K
Zabrze
$729
174K
Ruda Slaska
$723
139K
Dabrowa Gornicza
$713
123K
Zielona Gora
$707
141K
Bielsko-Biala
$725
173K
Gorzow Wielkopolski
$709
123K