Cost of Living Data for Belgium

Restaurants Value Range
Inexpensive meal 15.00
115
10.00 - 18.00
Mid-range meal 60.00
116
40.00 - 70.00
Meal at McDonalds (Combo) 8.00
127
7.00 - 9.00
Domestic beer 1.19
155
0.91 - 1.50
Imported beer 1.48
172
1.00 - 2.00
Coke/Pepsi 2.08
117
1.50 - 2.50

Transportation Value Range
One-way ticket (local transport) 2.10 1.90 - 3.00
Monthly pass (regular price) 49.00 32.00 - 50.00
Taxi 30.00 30.00 - 40.00
Gasoline 4.96 4.73 - 5.75
Car (VW Golf 1.4 90kW Trendline) 21930.00 17000.00 - 22150.00

Sports and Leisure Value Range
Fitness club (monthly, adult) 26.61 19.99 - 50.00
Tennis court rent 15.83 10.00 - 20.00
Cinema (international release) 10.00 9.00 - 11.00

Rent Per Month Value Range
Apartment (1 bed) city centre 770.26 600.00 - 1800.00
Apartment (1 bed) outside centre 629.40 500.00 - 1000.00
Apartment (3 bed) city centre 1378.05 1000.00 - 2500.00
Apartment (3 bed) outside centre 1105.06 800.00 - 2100.00

Salaries and Financing Value Range
Net monthly disposable income 1848.65 1500.00 - 2270.83
Annual mortgage interest rate % 2.63 2.20 - 4.00

Markets Value Range
Milk 3.40
184
2.27 - 3.79
Loaf of fresh white bread 1.52
136
1.09 - 1.81
Dozen eggs 2.38
152
1.50 - 3.00
Local cheese 11.83 €
22
8.00 - 20.00
Chicken breasts (boneless, skinless, 1kg) 4.24
125
3.63 - 5.44
Water 1.76
100
1.00 - 2.00
Wine 7.00
167
5.00 - 8.00
Cigarettes 6.00
126
5.10 - 6.50

Utilities Value Range
Internet access (monthly, 10Mbps, unlimited) 39.54 25.00 - 50.00
1 minute of pre-paid mobile credit local 0.26 € 0.18 - 0.34
Utilities for 85sq.m. apartment (electricity, heating, waste, water) 134.23 106.25 - 200.00

Clothing and Shoes Value Range
Pair of jeans (Levi) 84.80 60.00 - 100.00
Summer dress in chain store (Zara, H&M) 40.94 29.90 - 60.00
Pair of running shoes (Nike) 88.40 70.00 - 110.00
Pair of business shoes (man, leather) 121.39 90.00 - 150.00

Property Purchase Price Value Range
Price per sq.ft. to buy apartment city centre 267.43 162.58 - 325.16
Price per sq.ft. to buy apartment outside centre 215.34 139.35 - 278.71