Cost of living in The Hague, Netherlands

Summary of cost of living in The Hague

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: €3,987
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: €2,102
  • Cost of living in The Hague is more expensive than in 70% of cities in Western Europe (20 out of 64)
  • Cost of living in The Hague is more expensive than in 76% of cities in the World (66 out of 266)

List of prices in The Hague, Netherlands. Current as of Feb 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district €14
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) €8
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €4.78
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €1.11
12 eggs, large €3.10
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €2.32
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €5.82
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €2.45
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €1.82
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €1.17
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €7
2 liters of coca-cola €2.19
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €1.46
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area €1,592
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area €1,301
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €147
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area €1,102
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area €873
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio €90
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) €28
40” flat screen tv €472
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) €133
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €8
Hourly rate for cleaning help €13
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) €76
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) €49
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) €110
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €156
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new €26,877
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.66
Monthly ticket public transport €71
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) €22
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) €7
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €12
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) €35
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) €4.09
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €3.30
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €3.57
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.66
Tube of toothpaste €2.25
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €23
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €44
2 tickets to the movies €25
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €103
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €72
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €9
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €3.06
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €4.89
Ipad wi-fi 128gb €528
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.18
1 month of gym membership in business district €42
1 package of marlboro cigarettes €7
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 136 prices entered by 30 different people.
Latest price update: February 26, 2020

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