Cost of living in Eindhoven, Netherlands

Summary of cost of living in Eindhoven

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: €3,889
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: €2,058
  • Eindhoven is the 2nd cheapest city in Netherld. (3 out of 4)
  • Cost of living in Eindhoven is more expensive than in 56% of cities in Western Europe (20 out of 43)
  • Cost of living in Eindhoven is more expensive than in 67% of cities in the World (53 out of 157)
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List of prices in Eindhoven
Current as of Jan 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district €16
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) €8
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €4.04
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €1.03
12 eggs, large €3.35
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €2.30
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €5.75
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €1.99
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €1.22
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €1.25
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €6.00
2 liters of coca-cola €2.15
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €1.38
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area €1,550
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area €1,284
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €159
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area €1,162
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area €923
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio €88
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) €35
40” flat screen tv €342
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) €135
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €6
Hourly rate for cleaning help €13
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) €79
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) €37
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) €79
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €109
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new €24,866
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.71
Monthly ticket public transport €81
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) €25
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) €4.85
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €20
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) €35
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) €3.79
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €3.25
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €3.59
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.38
Tube of toothpaste €2.30
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €23
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €40
2 tickets to the movies €24
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €74
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €61
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €8
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €3.00
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €4.91
Ipad wi-fi 128gb €440
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.11
1 month of gym membership in business district €26
1 package of marlboro cigarettes €6
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 58 prices entered by 14 different people.
Latest price update: January 19, 2022

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Eindhoven position in our World Ranking

the world
53rd
out of 157
western europe
20th
out of 43
netherld.
3rd
out of 4

Cheapest and most expensive products in Eindhoven compared to other cities:

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4th
western europe
1st
western europe
3rd
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4th

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