Cost of Living Comparison Between Brussels and Luxembourg 

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Consumer Prices in Luxembourg are 15.70% higher than in Brussels (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Luxembourg are 35.18% higher than in Brussels
Rent Prices in Luxembourg are 84.35% higher than in Brussels
Restaurant Prices in Luxembourg are 23.44% higher than in Brussels
Groceries Prices in Luxembourg are 22.48% higher than in Brussels
Local Purchasing Power in Luxembourg is 14.35% higher than in Brussels
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Restaurants
Brussels Edit Luxembourg Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 19.50 €      +30.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 € 85.00 €      +21.43 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 € 10.00 €      +11.11 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 € 5.25 €      +16.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.29 € 5.50 €      +28.11 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.01 € 3.43 €      +14.09 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.51 € 2.88 €      +14.72 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.35 € 3.22 €      +36.87 %
Markets
Brussels Edit Luxembourg Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.85 € 4.48 €      +16.48 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.56 € 2.54 €      +63.06 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.76 € 0.96 €      +25.97 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.90 € 3.54 €      +22.21 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.05 € 8.77 €      +73.78 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.35 € 5.05 €      +16.09 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.52 € 8.67 €      +32.86 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.00 € 1.14 €      +14.12 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.67 € 0.74 €      +10.74 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.07 € 1.11 €      +3.16 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.13 € 1.63 €      +43.88 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.61 € 0.72 €      +16.92 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.56 € 1.11 €      +96.57 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.44 € 1.43 €      -1.10 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.04 € 0.68 €      -34.76 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 € 8.00 €      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.06 € 1.84 €      -10.74 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.01 € 1.82 €      -39.64 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.20 € 5.40 €      -25.00 %
Transportation
Brussels Edit Luxembourg Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.35 € 0.00 €      -100.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 € 0.00 €      -100.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.94 € 3.25 €      -34.21 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.12 € 4.83 €      +54.64 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 € 31.30 €      +4.33 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.98 € 5.75 €      -17.71 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 € 24,130.00 €      -3.48 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,550.00 € 24,676.43 €      -3.42 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Brussels Edit Luxembourg Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 192.13 € 284.02 €      +47.83 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.27 € 0.22 €      -19.75 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 48.94 € 55.00 €      +12.39 %
Sports And Leisure
Brussels Edit Luxembourg Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.00 € 58.38 €      +76.92 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.02 € 24.56 €      +11.54 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.43 € 12.00 €      +5.03 %
Childcare
Brussels Edit Luxembourg Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 831.25 € 1,188.89 €      +43.02 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 22,354.29 € 15,400.00 €      -31.11 %
Clothing And Shoes
Brussels Edit Luxembourg Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 68.75 € 87.75 €      +27.64 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.00 € 35.00 €      +20.69 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.40 € 108.75 €      +28.85 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 112.62 € 148.33 €      +31.71 %
Rent Per Month
Brussels Edit Luxembourg Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 913.69 € 1,709.52 €      +87.10 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 762.38 € 1,433.33 €      +88.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,622.94 € 3,066.67 €      +88.96 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,353.85 € 2,368.18 €      +74.92 %
Buy Apartment Price
Brussels Edit Luxembourg Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 374.33 € 1,165.67 €      +211.40 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 309.67 € 861.70 €      +178.26 %
Salaries And Financing
Brussels Edit Luxembourg Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,564.69 € 3,964.50 €      +54.58 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.53 1.84      +20.36 %
Last update: May 2022May 2022
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