Cost of Living Comparison Between Luxembourg and Brussels 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Brussels are 11.89% lower than in Luxembourg (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Brussels are 25.61% lower than in Luxembourg
Rent Prices in Brussels are 46.77% lower than in Luxembourg
Restaurant Prices in Brussels are 11.62% lower than in Luxembourg
Groceries Prices in Brussels are 17.36% lower than in Luxembourg
Local Purchasing Power in Brussels is 15.61% lower than in Luxembourg
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Restaurants
Luxembourg Edit Brussels Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.00 € 15.50 €      -8.82 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 € 60.00 €      -14.29 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 € 9.00 €      -10.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 € 4.00 €      -20.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 € 4.00 €      -20.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.36 € 3.15 €      -6.28 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.78 € 2.43 €      -12.54 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.68 € 2.30 €      -14.17 %
Markets
Luxembourg Edit Brussels Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.12 € 3.75 €      -26.75 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.17 € 1.52 €      -30.03 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.75 € 0.92 €      +22.38 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.34 € 2.78 €      -16.77 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.97 € 5.69 €      -28.66 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.17 € 4.07 €      -21.30 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.42 € 6.00 €      -28.72 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.11 € 1.04 €      -6.68 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.82 € 0.83 €      +1.21 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.17 € 1.12 €      -4.25 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.10 € 1.03 €      -6.42 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.91 € 0.68 €      -25.00 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.06 € 0.64 €      -39.34 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.18 € 1.24 €      +4.39 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.93 € 1.12 €      +20.38 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 € 7.00 €      -30.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.44 € 1.54 €      -37.02 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.39 € 1.88 €      -21.34 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.30 € 6.70 €      +26.42 %
Transportation
Luxembourg Edit Brussels Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.00 € 2.40 €     
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 0.00 € 50.00 €     
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 € 4.25 €      +41.67 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.67 € 3.12 €      -33.10 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 € 30.00 €      0.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.23 € 5.28 €      +24.97 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,150.00 € 23,540.00 €      +11.30 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,374.17 € 22,260.00 €      -12.27 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Luxembourg Edit Brussels Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 234.63 € 126.38 €      -46.14 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 € 0.21 €      +4.92 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 53.33 € 43.50 €      -18.44 %
Sports And Leisure
Luxembourg Edit Brussels Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 47.90 € 29.99 €      -37.40 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 30.29 € 20.43 €      -32.55 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.10 € 12.00 €      +8.11 %
Childcare
Luxembourg Edit Brussels Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,265.56 € 745.00 €      -41.13 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,125.00 € 21,275.56 €      +40.66 %
Clothing And Shoes
Luxembourg Edit Brussels Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 89.17 € 76.52 €      -14.18 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.67 € 34.45 €      -6.03 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.62 € 78.46 €      -7.27 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 128.50 € 115.20 €      -10.35 %
Rent Per Month
Luxembourg Edit Brussels Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,563.79 € 855.00 €      -45.33 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,238.64 € 690.18 €      -44.28 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,947.62 € 1,510.34 €      -48.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,360.00 € 1,261.50 €      -46.55 %
Buy Apartment Price
Luxembourg Edit Brussels Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 982.92 € 314.94 €      -67.96 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 689.43 € 245.51 €      -64.39 %
Salaries And Financing
Luxembourg Edit Brussels Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,860.05 € 2,423.09 €      -37.23 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.65 1.63      -1.29 %
Last update: January 2021January 2021
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