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Cost of Living in Belgium

Cost of Living in Belgium

Cost of Living in Belgium

Summary:

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs are 3031.46$ (2,882.51€) without rent.
  • A single person estimated monthly costs are 854.28$ (812.31€) without rent.

 

Restaurants
 

Range

Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 10.0025.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 € 50.00120.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 € 8.0010.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 € 2.305.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 € 3.005.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.92 € 2.004.00
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.46 € 2.003.00
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.17 € 1.803.00

 

Markets
 

Range

Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.92 € 0.601.30
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.71 € 0.903.00
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.86 € 1.003.60
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.61 € 1.323.80
Local Cheese (1kg) 12.07 € 4.3625.00
Chicken Fillets (1kg) 9.00 € 5.7911.99
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 14.70 € 8.0020.00
Apples (1kg) 2.25 € 1.403.00
Banana (1kg) 1.59 € 1.003.00
Oranges (1kg) 2.34 € 1.204.00
Tomato (1kg) 2.27 € 1.004.00
Potato (1kg) 1.37 € 0.803.00
Onion (1kg) 1.19 € 0.802.00
Lettuce (1 head) 1.08 € 0.791.90
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.78 € 0.381.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.50 € 5.0010.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.59 € 0.802.73
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.02 € 1.004.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.50 € 6.708.50

Transportation
 

Range

One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 € 1.803.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 49.00 € 30.0055.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.98 € 2.409.00
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.00 € 1.703.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 € 30.0050.00
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.82 € 1.641.95
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,780.00 € 21,500.0027,245.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,608.92 € 22,000.0028,000.00
 

Utilities (Monthly)
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 158.64 € 102.00250.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.21 € 0.100.30
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.77 € 32.0070.00

Sports And Leisure
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 27.12 € 18.0042.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.70 € 11.0023.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 € 8.5013.00

Childcare
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 515.48 € 300.00850.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,822.50 € 10,000.0025,000.00
 

Clothing And Shoes
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 87.30 € 50.00120.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, …) 38.07 € 20.0060.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.10 € 55.00120.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 111.34 € 70.00150.00
 

Rent Per Month
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 802.39 € 650.001,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 627.94 € 500.00800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,161.59 € 850.001,650.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 934.63 € 750.001,376.92
 

Buy Apartment Price
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,372.22 € 2,500.005,000.00
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,675.67 € 2,000.004,000.00

Salaries And Financing
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,297.32 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.70 1.203.00

Prices in Belgium

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Last update: May 2022
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