Historical Prices in Gent

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Restaurants

Year
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
Meal for 2 People,
Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
McMeal at McDonalds
(or Equivalent Combo Meal)
2023 20.00 90.00 -
2022 17.00 80.00 -
2021 15.00 65.00 -
2020 15.00 60.00 -
2019 12.00 60.00 -
2018 15.00 60.00 8.25
2017 13.50 60.00 8.00
2016 15.00 60.00 8.00
2015 15.00 50.00 7.75
2014 - - -
2013 12.00 55.00 7.50
Year
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter draught)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
Coke/Pepsi
(0.33 liter bottle)
Water
(0.33 liter bottle)
Cappuccino
(regular)
2023 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.58 3.42
2022 4.25 - 2.66 2.30 3.20
2021 3.90 4.25 2.49 2.25 3.12
2020 4.00 3.00 1.74 1.43 2.93
2019 4.00 4.00 2.31 2.01 2.86
2018 4.00 3.00 2.41 2.14 2.57
2017 4.00 3.50 2.40 2.17 2.77
2016 3.50 3.00 2.33 2.06 2.56
2015 3.00 3.00 1.97 1.83 2.61
2014 2.00 - - - -
2013 3.00 - 1.88 2.00 2.43

Markets

Year
Milk
(regular),
(1 liter)
Loaf of Fresh White Bread
(500g)
Eggs
(regular)
(12)
Water
(1.5 liter bottle)
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter bottle)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
2023 1.20 2.15 3.75 - - -
2022 1.00 - 2.52 - - -
2021 0.87 1.54 2.45 0.84 1.63 -
2020 0.77 1.66 2.82 - - -
2019 0.98 1.36 - - - -
2018 0.94 - 2.22 - - -
2017 - 1.44 - - - -
2016 - - - - - -
2015 - - - - - -
2014 - - - - - -
2013 - - - - - -
Year
Apples
(1kg)
Oranges
(1kg)
Potato
(1kg)
Lettuce
(1 head)
Rice
(white),
(1kg)
Tomato
(1kg)
Banana
(1kg)
Onion
(1kg)
2023 2.72 3.00 - - 2.55 2.88 - -
2022 - - - - - - - -
2021 2.53 - - 0.82 - - 2.00 -
2020 - - - - - - 1.62 -
2019 2.52 - - - - - - -
2018 - - - - - - - -
2017 - - - - - - - -
2016 - - - - - - - -
2015 - - - - - - - -
2014 - - - - - - - -
2013 1.83 - 1.03 - - 1.70 - -
Year
Local Cheese
(1kg)
Bottle of Wine
(Mid-Range)
Cigarettes 20 Pack
(Marlboro)
Chicken Fillets
(1kg)
Beef Round
(1kg)
(or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
2023 - 6.00 8.25 9.10 -
2022 11.75 - - 9.50 -
2021 - - - 8.88 -
2020 - 6.00 - - -
2019 - - - - -
2018 - - - 8.90 -
2017 - - - - -
2016 - - 6.10 - -
2015 - - 5.80 - -
2014 - - - - -
2013 - - 5.20 - -

Rent Per Month

Year
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
in City Centre
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
Outside of Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
in City Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
Outside of Centre
2023 867.14 720.00 1220.00 -
2022 918.75 762.50 - -
2021 794.38 675.00 1328.57 970.00
2020 753.75 637.50 1175.00 958.33
2019 746.50 600.00 1116.67 900.56
2018 700.42 567.50 1100.00 916.00
2017 706.25 555.56 1061.11 871.67
2016 665.00 547.14 1085.71 808.00
2015 700.00 - - 887.50
2014 - - - -
2013 670.00 600.00 1090.00 916.67

Buy Apartment Price

Year
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
in City Centre
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
Outside of Centre
2023 - -
2022 - -
2021 - -
2020 - -
2019 - -
2018 3708.00 2941.67
2017 - -
2016 - -
2015 - -
2014 - -
2013 - -

Salaries And Financing

Year
Average Monthly Net Salary
(After Tax)
2023 2660.72
2022 -
2021 2002.00
2020 2033.33
2019 1915.00
2018 1755.95
2017 1931.25
2016 1787.50
2015 1740.00
2014 -
2013 1759.80

Transportation

Year
One-way Ticket
(Local Transport)
Gasoline
(1 liter)
2023 3.00 1.67
2022 - 1.84
2021 2.00 1.45
2020 2.40 1.43
2019 2.50 1.42
2018 3.00 1.43
2017 3.00 1.44
2016 2.40 1.31
2015 2.50 1.38
2014 - -
2013 1.30 1.60
Year
Monthly Pass
(Regular Price)
2023 -
2022 -
2021 -
2020 -
2019 49.50
2018 47.50
2017 46.00
2016 -
2015 38.00
2014 -
2013 -

Salaries And Financing

Year
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages
(%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
2023 3.96
2022 -
2021 -
2020 -
2019 1.86
2018 2.07
2017 -
2016 2.40
2015 -
2014 -
2013 3.63

Utilities (Monthly)

Year
Basic
(Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
Internet
(60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data
2023 - 43.25 20.42
2022 213.12 - -
2021 165.42 - -
2020 113.52 44.80 -
2019 172.73 38.43 -
2018 142.18 44.67 -
2017 125.92 36.00 -
2016 125.09 35.27 -
2015 - - -
2014 - - -
2013 139.05 - -

Sports And Leisure

Year
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
Tennis Court Rent
(1 Hour on Weekend)
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
2023 35.00 - 12.75
2022 - - -
2021 21.00 - 12.00
2020 27.00 - 12.00
2019 25.00 - 12.00
2018 27.73 - 11.00
2017 30.19 - 11.00
2016 31.27 - 11.00
2015 28.74 - 10.25
2014 - - -
2013 47.78 - 9.00

Clothing And Shoes

Year
1 Pair of Jeans
(Levis 501 Or Similar)
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store
(Zara, H&M, ...)
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes
(Mid-Range)
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
2023 84.83 - 90.00 -
2022 - - - -
2021 - - - -
2020 72.40 26.25 67.50 85.00
2019 94.44 36.50 88.89 132.50
2018 87.20 37.00 93.67 118.91
2017 80.00 28.67 90.00 108.75
2016 90.00 30.83 96.00 123.75
2015 80.00 - - -
2014 - - - -
2013 - - - 123.33
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