Andorra

Rotterdam

Quality of life in rotterdam

By Ander Hindremäe

Rotterdam is a multicultural hub with a modern look, low level of corruption, an advanced public transport system and superb network of bike-paths. While less touristy than some of its neighboring Dutch cities, Rotterdam hosts the largest port in Europe, making it an important transit, logistical and marine center. With its high quality of life and lively cultural scene, Rotterdam has been welcoming visitors for almost 800 years.

Rotterdam is one of the top ten city matches for 2.6% of Teleport users.

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Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

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Cost of Living

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5km taxi ride$0.84
A Cappuccino$1.46
A beer$0.59
A kilogram of Apples$2.06
Bread$2.67
Lunch$12.37
Monthly fitness club membership$48.65
Monthly public transport$33.75
Movie ticket$7.95

Startups

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Coworking spaces [score]0.10
Meetups [score]0.11
Meetups groups5
Meetups members227
Total number of startups2

Venture Capital

1
224/228
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Venture capital [score]0.10

Travel Connectivity

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Commute

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Business Freedom

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Safety

5
232/264
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Crime rate [score]0.96

Healthcare

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Education

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Environmental Quality

7
116/264
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Air quality [score]0.54
Cleanliness [score]1.00
Drinking water quality [score]0.97
Urban greenery [score]0.23

Economy

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Currency for urban areaEUR

Taxation

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VAT (Sales Tax)0.04

Internet Access

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Leisure & Culture

2
252/263
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Art galleries10
Art galleries [score]0.10
Cinemas3
Cinemas [score]0.10
Comedy clubs2
Comedy clubs [score]0.40
Concert venues8
Concerts [score]0.10
Historical sites27
Historical sites [score]0.32
Museums20
Museums [score]0.14
Performing art venues3
Performing arts [score]0.10
Sport venues5
Sports [score]0.10
Zoos1
Zoos [score]0.47

Tolerance

5
214/264
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LGBT adoption rights✖ Illegal
LGBT age of consent✔ Equal
LGBT blood donation regulations✔ Legal
LGBT conversion therapy regulations✖ Not banned
LGBT discrimination legalityIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discrimination legalitySexual orientation only
LGBT gender changing rights✖ Illegal
LGBT homosexuality rights✔ Legal
LGBT housing discrimination legalitySexual orientation only
LGBT marriage rights✔ Legal
Tolerance towards minorities [score]1.00

Outdoors

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Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

7
118/263
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Large apartment$1137.56
Medium apartment$952.09
Rent index [score]0.75
Small apartment$766.63

Cost of Living

5
152/261
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5km taxi ride$9.60
A Cappuccino$3.20
A beer$1.30
A kilogram of Apples$2.00
Bread$0.58
Inflation [score]0.50
Lunch$16.00
Monthly fitness club membership$32.00
Monthly public transport$75.00
Movie ticket$11.00
Price of a meal at a restaurant$85.47

Startups

4
130/260
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Average monthly increase in number of startups5
Average monthly increase in number of startups [score]0.30
Coworking spaces [score]0.75
Coworking spaces on WorkFrom.co6
Meetups [score]0.46
Meetups groups132
Meetups members31958
Number of investors9
Number of startup events in the last 12 months265
Number of upcoming meetup events42
Startup climate scene [score]0.55
Startup events9
Startup events22
Startup events [score]0.36
Startups [score]0.57
Total number of startups112

Venture Capital

3
151/228
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Venture capital [score]0.30

Travel Connectivity

8
4/260
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Airport hub237
Airport hub [score]0.99
Intercity train connectivity [score]0.68

Commute

6
45/260
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Human city pagehttp://cities.human.co/details/Netherlands/Rotterdam
Traffic handling [score]0.78

Business Freedom

9
62/259
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Business freedom80.00
Business freedom [score]0.77
Freedom from corruption83.00
Freedom from corruption [score]0.92
Lack of labor restrictions64.00
Lack of labor restrictions [score]0.52
Time to open a business4.00
Time to open a business [score]0.97

Safety

8
96/264
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Crime rate [score]0.57
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year1
Guns per 100 residents4
Lack of gun related deaths [score]0.99
Lack of guns [score]0.98
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [score]0.99

Healthcare

8
53/260
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Healthcare expenditure [score]0.67
Healthcare quality [score]0.88
Life expectancy (years)81.86
Life expectancy [score]0.91

Education

5
134/230
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Country mean scores in PISA math test531.84
Country mean scores in PISA reading test511.23
Country mean scores in PISA science test522.06
PISA math ranking (high school)6
PISA ranking10
PISA ranking (high school) [score]0.92
PISA reading (high school)12
PISA science (high school)12
Percent of happy students0.81
Percent of low performers in PISA math test0.15
Percent of low performers in PISA reading test0.14
Percent of low performers in PISA science test0.13
Percent of top performers in PISA math test0.19
Percent of top performers in PISA reading test0.10
Percent of top performers in PISA science test0.12

Environmental Quality

6
149/264
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Air quality [score]0.53
Cleanliness [score]0.61
Drinking water quality [score]0.77
Urban greenery [score]0.52

Economy

5
144/258
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Currency for urban areaEUR
GDP growth rate0.01
GDP growth rate [score]0.25
GDP per capita$47354.53
GDP per capita [score]0.75

Taxation

5
133/260
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Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [score]0.61
Income tax level [score]0.35
Profit tax (% of profit)0.40
Time overhead to file company taxes119
VAT (Sales Tax)0.21

Internet Access

7
35/263
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Download speed (Mbps)55.54
Internet access (download) [score]0.81
Internet access (upload) [score]0.60
Upload speed (Mbps)15.12

Leisure & Culture

5
145/263
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Art galleries136
Art galleries [score]0.66
Cinemas85
Cinemas [score]0.59
Comedy clubs31
Comedy clubs [score]0.66
Concert venues164
Concerts [score]0.68
Historical sites48
Historical sites [score]0.50
Museums82
Museums [score]0.60
Performing art venues107
Performing arts [score]0.69
Sport venues23
Sports [score]0.65
Zoos9
Zoos [score]0.86

Tolerance

8
39/264
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LGBT Equality Index97.37
LGBT Equality Index [score]1.00
LGBT adoption rights✔ Legal
LGBT age of consent✔ Equal
LGBT blood donation regulations✖ Banned (1-year deferral)
LGBT conversion therapy regulations✔ Banned
LGBT discrimination legality✔ Illegal
LGBT employment discrimination legality✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT gender changing rights✔ Legal, surgery not required
LGBT homosexuality rights✔ Legal
LGBT housing discrimination legality✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT marriage rights✔ Legal
Tolerance towards minorities [score]0.52

Outdoors

4
171/260
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Elevation (hills or mountains) [score]0.10
Median peak in meters25.00
Seaside waterbody1.00
Urban area elevation (meters)11.00
Water access [score]0.75
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Costs of living

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Daily living costs (USD)

Monthly fitness club membership$49
Movie ticket$8
Broadband internet connection$41
Monthly public transport$34
Lunch$12
-100%
compared to
San Francisco

Costs of living

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Housing costs (USD)

$786$1,118
$952
Median rent for
apartments in city center

Daily living costs (USD)

Monthly fitness club membership$32
Movie ticket$11
Broadband internet connection$30
Monthly public transport$75
Lunch$16
-26%
compared to
San Francisco
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LGBT rights in andorra

Discrimination

Illegal In Some Contexts

Marriage

Legal

Adoption

Illegal

LGBT rights in rotterdam

Discrimination

Illegal

Marriage

Legal

Adoption

Legal

Climate

Average number of days per year without rain

130

Climate type

Marine West Coast

Average daily maximum temperature

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