Cost of Living Comparison Between Brussels and Luxembourg 

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Consumer Prices in Luxembourg are 13.25% higher than in Brussels (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Luxembourg are 34.00% higher than in Brussels
Rent Prices in Luxembourg are 87.53% higher than in Brussels
Restaurant Prices in Luxembourg are 11.72% higher than in Brussels
Groceries Prices in Luxembourg are 22.70% higher than in Brussels
Local Purchasing Power in Luxembourg is 23.83% higher than in Brussels
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Restaurants
Brussels Edit Luxembourg Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.50 € 17.50 €      +6.06 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 € 70.00 €      +16.67 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 € 10.00 €      +11.11 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 € 5.00 €      +25.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 € 5.00 €      +25.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.21 € 3.37 €      +5.01 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.35 € 2.80 €      +19.35 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.10 € 2.64 €      +25.37 %
Markets
Brussels Edit Luxembourg Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.80 € 5.12 €      +34.89 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.47 € 2.20 €      +49.47 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.87 € 0.77 €      -11.72 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.77 € 3.27 €      +17.97 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.58 € 7.97 €      +42.81 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.08 € 5.19 €      +27.37 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.98 € 8.42 €      +40.67 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.04 € 1.12 €      +7.57 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.82 € 0.81 €      -1.10 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.11 € 1.17 €      +4.97 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.03 € 1.19 €      +16.12 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.66 € 0.91 €      +37.81 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.63 € 1.06 €      +66.83 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.21 € 1.22 €      +0.34 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.07 € 0.98 €      -8.72 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 € 10.00 €      +42.86 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.67 € 2.44 €      +46.20 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.82 € 2.39 €      +30.96 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.70 € 5.30 €      -20.90 %
Transportation
Brussels Edit Luxembourg Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.40 € 0.00 €      -100.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 € 0.00 €      -100.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.90 € 3.00 €      -38.78 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.12 € 4.67 €      +49.48 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 € 30.00 €      0.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.25 € 4.23 €      -19.40 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 € 22,000.00 €      -12.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,977.50 € 25,374.17 €      +10.43 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Brussels Edit Luxembourg Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 122.38 € 236.10 €      +92.92 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.22 € 0.20 €      -8.27 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 43.15 € 52.09 €      +20.71 %
Sports And Leisure
Brussels Edit Luxembourg Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.26 € 47.90 €      +53.26 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.23 € 25.00 €      +17.75 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 € 11.55 €      -3.75 %
Childcare
Brussels Edit Luxembourg Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 756.67 € 1,098.89 €      +45.23 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,435.00 € 15,125.00 €      -29.44 %
Clothing And Shoes
Brussels Edit Luxembourg Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.52 € 90.91 €      +18.80 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.45 € 36.25 €      +5.21 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.00 € 91.82 €      +17.72 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 111.90 € 141.88 €      +26.78 %
Rent Per Month
Brussels Edit Luxembourg Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 844.00 € 1,523.08 €      +80.46 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 690.18 € 1,241.30 €      +79.85 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,526.09 € 2,960.00 €      +93.96 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,244.09 € 2,347.37 €      +88.68 %
Buy Apartment Price
Brussels Edit Luxembourg Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 314.47 € 1,013.36 €      +222.24 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 245.97 € 725.80 €      +195.07 %
Salaries And Financing
Brussels Edit Luxembourg Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,398.44 € 3,980.05 €      +65.94 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.59 1.59      -0.22 %
Last update: March 2021March 2021
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