Netherlands vs Russia - Cost of Living Comparison

Netherlands Russia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1680
$868
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4007
$2161
🏠 One person rent
$1007
$416
🏘️ Family rent
$1696
$754
🍽️ Food expenses
$428
$299
🚐 Transport expenses
$118
$60.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3060
$805
💸 GDP per capita
$52396
$10127
😃 Human freedom index
8.78
6.23
❤️ Life expectancy
81.4
71.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
82
29
🌐 English speaking %
90.9%
11.8%
🎓 Higher education
97
85
😀 Quality of life
82
52
🏙️ Population
17.3M
147M

The average cost of living in the Netherlands ($1680) is 93% more expensive than in Russia ($868). the Netherlands ranked 18th vs 85th for Russia 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 0.9 months in Russia. Ranked 8th and 81st best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in the Netherlands vs Russia

We calculate prices for the Netherlands and Russia as a population-weighted mean of 70 and 122 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 Russia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.1
$8.31
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.1
$36.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.97
$5.62
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.92
$2.51
 Cappuccino
$3.06
$2.54
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.61
$1.1
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$998
$458
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$802
$306
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1737
$894
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$572
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$123
$71.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$190
$109
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$42.2
$8.43
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.21%
10.66%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5129
$3247
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3708
$2070
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.42
$0.59
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$85.2
$26.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$23.6
$5.54
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.11
$0.8
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
$1.17
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.72
$0.68
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.83
$1.27
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.32
$1.67
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$11.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.23
$5.21
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$24.9
$9.72
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.63
$1.81
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$1.63
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.48
$1.92
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.55
$2.92
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$0.93
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$0.8
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.49
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.61
$1.87
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.25
$9.02
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.24
$1.1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.03
$2.78
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.48
$6.96
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.67
$3.64
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.68
$1.36
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.15
$1.71
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.2
$38.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12
$5.33
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$51.4
$23.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.8
$8.06
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$84.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$93
$100
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1591
$367
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$7919
$6764

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Cities Comparison in the Netherlands vs Russia

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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 Russia

City Cost of living Population
Moscow
$1337
12.7M
Saint Petersburg
$1164
5.38M
Yekaterinburg
$797
1.47M
Novosibirsk
$883
1.6M
Krasnoyarsk
$775
1.08M
Nizhny Novgorod
$864
1.26M
Kazan
$853
1.24M
Samara
$747
1.17M
Perm
$699
1.05M
Ufa
$709
1.12M
Voronezh
$667
1.05M
Rostov-on-Don
$806
1.13M
Tomsk
$583
573K
Chelyabinsk
$564
1.2M
Omsk
$621
1.18M
Tyumen
$779
745K
Krasnodar
$723
881K
Volgograd
$676
1.02M
Vladivostok
$998
607K
Saratov
$686
845K
Surgut
$849
361K
Khabarovsk
$929
616K
Balashikha
$807
451K
Sterlitamak
$852
280K
Tolyatti
$677
686K
Irkutsk
$719
624K
Sochi
$959
412K
Yaroslavl
$573
608K
Izhevsk
$595
646K
Yakutsk
$944
312K