Cost of Living Comparison Between Brussels and Luxembourg 

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Consumer Prices in Luxembourg are 13.88% higher than in Brussels (without rent)
Rent Prices in Luxembourg are 83.24% higher than in Brussels
Restaurant Prices in Luxembourg are 11.91% higher than in Brussels
Groceries Prices in Luxembourg are 20.24% higher than in Brussels
Local Purchasing Power in Luxembourg is 14.83% higher than in Brussels
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Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.00 € 17.50 €      +9.38 %
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) 3.16 € 3.34 €      +5.80 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.44 € 2.78 €      +13.72 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.30 € 2.62 €      +14.22 %
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.84 € 5.12 €      +33.48 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.53 € 2.17 €      +41.58 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.92 € 0.75 €      -18.64 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.74 € 3.34 €      +21.83 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.65 € 7.97 €      +41.05 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.01 € 5.17 €      +29.07 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.96 € 8.42 €      +41.25 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.03 € 1.11 €      +7.83 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.83 € 0.82 €      -1.20 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.13 € 1.17 €      +3.54 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.05 € 1.10 €      +5.18 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.71 € 0.91 €      +27.78 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.65 € 1.06 €      +61.46 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.25 € 1.18 €      -5.33 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.12 € 0.93 €      -17.26 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 € 10.00 €      +42.86 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.51 € 2.44 €      +60.95 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.86 € 2.66 €      +43.21 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.70 € 5.30 €      -20.90 %
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.20 € 0.00 €      -100.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 € 0.00 €      -100.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 € 3.00 €      -25.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 € 5.63 €      +75.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 € 30.00 €      0.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.30 € 4.24 €      -19.97 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 € 21,150.00 €      -3.86 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,260.00 € 25,374.17 €      +13.99 %
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 123.17 € 231.47 €      +87.92 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.21 € 0.23 €      +10.76 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 43.37 € 51.20 €      +18.06 %
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 29.30 € 46.56 €      +58.90 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.64 € 30.29 €      +46.71 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 € 11.00 €      -8.33 %
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 742.50 € 1,265.56 €      +70.45 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,148.00 € 15,125.00 €      -28.48 %
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.52 € 91.54 €      +19.62 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.45 € 39.44 €      +14.48 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.46 € 84.62 €      +7.84 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 115.20 € 128.50 €      +11.55 %
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 845.00 € 1,546.77 €      +83.05 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 689.42 € 1,217.31 €      +76.57 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,520.00 € 2,900.00 €      +90.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,269.72 € 2,326.32 €      +83.21 %
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 314.94 € 948.08 €      +201.04 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 251.37 € 689.43 €      +174.27 %
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,496.12 € 3,826.14 €      +53.28 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.63 1.65      +1.22 %
Last update: December 2020November 2020
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