Netherlands - General information
Region region
Capital Amsterdam
Language Dutch
Currency Euro
Population 16,819,595
Phone code +31, +599
Cost of living in Netherlands
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 327 446
Food 189 424
Transportation 68 211
Communications and utilities 76 102
Clothing 28 106
Sports and leisure 21 91
Total 709 1,381
Accommodation in Netherlands USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 331
Shared room in city centre 451
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 604
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 822
Coordinates of Netherlands
Time Zone Europe/Amsterdam
GMT +1
DST +2
Latitude 52.250000000
Longitude 5.750000000
Elevation (STRM3) 24 m.

List of largest cities in Netherlands

 
Amsterdam Amsterdam
Amsterdam North Holland
741,636
Rotterdam Rotterdam
Rotterdam South Holland
598,199
The Hague The Hague
The Hague South Holland
474,292
Utrecht Utrecht
Utrecht Utrecht
290,529
Eindhoven Eindhoven
Eindhoven North Brabant
209,620
Tilburg Tilburg
Tilburg North Brabant
199,613

Cost of living and prices in Netherlands

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 16 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 66 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 8 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 4 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 4 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 3 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 1 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 2 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 9 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 8 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 2 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 5 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 1 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 7 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 3 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 85 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 4 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 2 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 27 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 2 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 26,372 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 29 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 20 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 11 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 89 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 38 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 97 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 132 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 1,028 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 755 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 1,691 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 1,240 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 159 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 29 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 3,737 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 2,567 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 1,860 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 3.01%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Netherlands

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 30 26 18 16 12 16 21 26 29 33 34 33 34
Average high °C 18 13 8 6 4 5 9 12 17 19 21 21 13
Average temperature °C 14 10 6 4 2 2 5 8 12 15 17 16 9
Average low °C 10 7 3 2 0 -0 2 3 7 10 12 12 6
Record low °C 2 -3 -7 -13 -15 -17 -10 -4 -2 1 4 3 -17
Rain Days 15 15 15 16 16 11 15 13 13 13 14 14 171
Snow Days 3 3 3 5 7 6 4 3 2 2 2 2 42
Fog Days 15 15 13 14 15 13 13 11 12 11 11 13 157
Thunderstorms Days 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 3 4 4 3 24
Average precipitation Mm. 75 68 66 67 65 48 63 39 50 61 75 70 747
Relative humidity % 84 87 91 92 90 88 84 77 76 76 79 81 84
Relative humidity morning % 83 83 81 81 81 81 81 80 78 78 79 81 81
Relative humidity evening % 62 67 73 77 76 68 64 57 55 57 57 56 64
Wind speed Km/h 13 13 14 15 15 15 18 13 13 14 15 13 14
Day Length Hours 13 11 9 9 9 11 13 15 17 18 17 15 13
Dew point °C 11 7 4 2 0 -0 2 3 7 10 12 12 70
Growing degree-day °C 111 10 0 0 0 0 0 13 79 163 218 195 789
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 11 6 3 2 3 5 9 14 19 19 19 16 11
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