Relocate to The Netherlands → Veghel

General

Veghel, as a small town in the Netherlands, is a beautiful place to live in. This city is a diverse one because more than 22% of citizens are from foreign countries. There is one interesting fact that people speak an East Brabantian dialect, but as an English-speaker, you will not have a problem there. Additionally, Veghel is famous for yearly festivals like The Slokdarmfestival and the traditional carnival in March.

22%

citizens are foreigners


Cost of living
Property prices
  • Apartment rent (small) in City Centre € 563 
  • Apartment (small) Outside of Centre € 462 
  • Apartment (big) in City Centre € 1,050 
  • Apartment (big) Outside of Centre € 833
Utilities (monthy)
  • Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for big apartment € 167
  • Internet € 29 
Transportation
  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport) € 2
  • Monthly Pass (Regular Price) € 65 
  • Taxi 1km ride € 2 
  • Gasoline (1 liter) € 1.5 
Food & Restaraunts
  • The average food basket € 33                                                                                                                                                                                         milk (1 liter), 1 bread (500g), eggs (12), local cheese (1kg), chicken breasts (1kg), apples (1kg), potato (1kg), water (1,5 liter), a bottle of wine, domestic beer (0,5l bottle)
  • Lunch € 15
  • Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course € 55
  • Beer € 4
  • Cappuccino (regular) € 2.4 
  • Coke/Pepsi (0,33 liter bottle) € 2.2
Sports and leisure
  • Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult € 17 
  • Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat € 10 

Healthcare

Dutch healthcare system in 2015 was rated as the best in Europe (this country spends around 11.2% of GDP on health). Almost all doctors there speak English (English is a second language for more than 80% of Dutch). Besides, it is obligatory to take out standard health insurance in the Netherlands for everyone.

Your employer will pay 6.75% of your salary for you for the basic insurance (Zvw), and deduct 9.65% from your pay for the long-term care (Wlz). Also, you have to pay monthly contributions to your health insurer.

More about health care system


Education

There is a three-level educational system in the Netherlands. On the third level you can choose between vocational (HBO = University of Applied Sciences) and academic (WO = Research University) level. Bachelor's and Master's degree are available. There are two kinds of institutions in the Netherlands: private and governmental (Dutch government sets Dutch university fees). For EU students Dutch university fees start from 1 950 EUR, but for non-EU students, Dutch university fees for Bachelor`s programmes are between 6 000 EUR and 15 000 EUR and for Master’s programmes between 8 000 EUR and 20 000 EUR. Moreover, here you can find university and education providers in Veghel.

More about Higher Education 


Climate

Veghel, as a city with the oceanic climate, is considered as a place with quite cold winters and warm summers. The average temperature in summer is 23°C (73 °F) and in winter 0°C (32 °F).

 23°C

average temperature in summer

C

average temperature in winter


Economy

Veghel, as a city where more than 22% of citizens are foreigners, is considered as a good place for professional relocation. So this city attracts top professionals from all over the world.

1552

Minimum monthly salary

4864

Average monthly salary


People

Expat communities are common in Veghel because there you can connect with other expats, find friends and help, if it is needed.

Meetup

  • General

    Veghel, as a small town in the Netherlands, is a beautiful place to live in. This city is a diverse one because more than 22% of citizens are from foreign countries. There is one interesting fact that people speak an East Brabantian dialect, but as an English-speaker, you will not have a problem there. Additionally, Veghel is famous for yearly festivals like The Slokdarmfestival and the traditional carnival in March.

    22%

    citizens are foreigners

  • Cost of living
    Property prices
    • Apartment rent (small) in City Centre € 563 
    • Apartment (small) Outside of Centre € 462 
    • Apartment (big) in City Centre € 1,050 
    • Apartment (big) Outside of Centre € 833
    Utilities (monthy)
    • Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for big apartment € 167
    • Internet € 29 
    Transportation
    • One-way Ticket (Local Transport) € 2
    • Monthly Pass (Regular Price) € 65 
    • Taxi 1km ride € 2 
    • Gasoline (1 liter) € 1.5 
    Food & Restaraunts
    • The average food basket € 33                                                                                                                                                                                         milk (1 liter), 1 bread (500g), eggs (12), local cheese (1kg), chicken breasts (1kg), apples (1kg), potato (1kg), water (1,5 liter), a bottle of wine, domestic beer (0,5l bottle)
    • Lunch € 15
    • Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course € 55
    • Beer € 4
    • Cappuccino (regular) € 2.4 
    • Coke/Pepsi (0,33 liter bottle) € 2.2
    Sports and leisure
    • Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult € 17 
    • Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat € 10 
  • Healthcare

    Dutch healthcare system in 2015 was rated as the best in Europe (this country spends around 11.2% of GDP on health). Almost all doctors there speak English (English is a second language for more than 80% of Dutch). Besides, it is obligatory to take out standard health insurance in the Netherlands for everyone.

    Your employer will pay 6.75% of your salary for you for the basic insurance (Zvw), and deduct 9.65% from your pay for the long-term care (Wlz). Also, you have to pay monthly contributions to your health insurer.

    More about health care system

  • Education

    There is a three-level educational system in the Netherlands. On the third level you can choose between vocational (HBO = University of Applied Sciences) and academic (WO = Research University) level. Bachelor's and Master's degree are available. There are two kinds of institutions in the Netherlands: private and governmental (Dutch government sets Dutch university fees). For EU students Dutch university fees start from 1 950 EUR, but for non-EU students, Dutch university fees for Bachelor`s programmes are between 6 000 EUR and 15 000 EUR and for Master’s programmes between 8 000 EUR and 20 000 EUR. Moreover, here you can find university and education providers in Veghel.

    More about Higher Education 

  • Climate

    Veghel, as a city with the oceanic climate, is considered as a place with quite cold winters and warm summers. The average temperature in summer is 23°C (73 °F) and in winter 0°C (32 °F).

     23°C

    average temperature in summer

    C

    average temperature in winter

  • Economy

    Veghel, as a city where more than 22% of citizens are foreigners, is considered as a good place for professional relocation. So this city attracts top professionals from all over the world.

    1552

    Minimum monthly salary

    4864

    Average monthly salary

  • People

    Expat communities are common in Veghel because there you can connect with other expats, find friends and help, if it is needed.

    Meetup

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