Cost of Living Comparison Between Glasgow and Leuven 

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Consumer Prices in Leuven are 12.5% lower than in Glasgow (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Leuven are 16.4% lower than in Glasgow
Rent Prices in Leuven are 25.4% lower than in Glasgow
Restaurant Prices in Leuven are 13.7% lower than in Glasgow
Groceries Prices in Leuven are 8.4% lower than in Glasgow
Local Purchasing Power in Leuven is 0.8% lower than in Glasgow
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Restaurants
Glasgow Edit Leuven Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(17.53 €)
11.12 £
(13.00 €)
     -25.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(70.14 €)
54.75 £
(64.00 €)
     -8.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 £
(8.18 €)
7.70 £
(9.00 €)
     +10.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 £
(5.26 €)
3.51 £
(4.10 €)
     -22.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £
(4.68 €)
2.57 £
(3.00 €)
     -35.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.26 £
(3.82 €)
3.10 £
(3.62 €)
     -5.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.75 £
(2.05 €)
2.35 £
(2.75 €)
     +34.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.22 £
(1.42 €)
2.01 £
(2.35 €)
     +65.2 %
Markets
Glasgow Edit Leuven Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.61 £
(5.39 €)
3.73 £
(4.36 €)
     -19.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.06 £
(1.24 €)
1.35 £
(1.58 €)
     +27.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.70 £
(0.82 €)
0.82 £
(0.96 €)
     +17.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.86 £
(3.34 €)
2.33 £
(2.72 €)
     -18.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.29 £
(3.85 €)
4.02 £
(4.70 €)
     +22.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.07 £
(3.59 €)
3.96 £
(4.63 €)
     +28.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.75 £
(5.55 €)
5.79 £
(6.77 €)
     +22.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.03 £
(1.21 €)
0.85 £
(0.99 €)
     -18.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.46 £
(0.54 €)
0.76 £
(0.89 €)
     +66.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.95 £
(1.11 €)
0.62 £
(0.73 €)
     -34.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.73 £
(2.02 €)
0.86 £
(1.01 €)
     -49.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.46 £
(0.54 €)
0.58 £
(0.68 €)
     +26.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.42 £
(0.49 €)
0.46 £
(0.53 €)
     +8.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.76 £
(0.89 €)
0.98 £
(1.14 €)
     +28.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.91 £
(1.06 €)
0.71 £
(0.83 €)
     -21.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.50 £
(8.77 €)
5.99 £
(7.00 €)
     -20.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 £
(2.03 €)
1.39 £
(1.63 €)
     -19.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.96 £
(2.29 €)
1.81 £
(2.12 €)
     -7.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.50 £
(15.78 €)
6.42 £
(7.50 €)
     -52.5 %
Transportation
Glasgow Edit Leuven Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(2.92 €)
2.14 £
(2.50 €)
     -14.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 £
(70.14 €)
33.79 £
(39.50 €)
     -43.7 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £
(4.68 €)
4.49 £
(5.25 €)
     +12.3 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.21 £
(2.58 €)
3.44 £
(4.02 €)
     +55.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 16.80 £
(19.64 €)
25.66 £
(30.00 €)
     +52.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.74 £
(6.71 €)
5.81 £
(6.79 €)
     +1.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £
(33,064.27 €)
21,386.38 £
(25,000.00 €)
     -24.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,142.86 £
(30,560.17 €)
22,398.39 £
(26,183.00 €)
     -14.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Glasgow Edit Leuven Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 281.60 £
(329.18 €)
194.59 £
(227.47 €)
     -30.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 12.83 £
(15.00 €)
16.14 £
(18.87 €)
     +25.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.33 £
(37.80 €)
36.25 £
(42.38 €)
     +12.1 %
Sports And Leisure
Glasgow Edit Leuven Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.32 £
(41.29 €)
23.90 £
(27.94 €)
     -32.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.67 £
(14.81 €)
9.20 £
(10.75 €)
     -27.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.50 £
(13.44 €)
9.58 £
(11.20 €)
     -16.6 %
Childcare
Glasgow Edit Leuven Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 866.67 £
(1,013.11 €)
369.27 £
(431.67 €)
     -57.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,750.00 £
(11,397.44 €)
12,562.36 £
(14,685.00 €)
     +28.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
Glasgow Edit Leuven Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 75.62 £
(88.40 €)
72.59 £
(84.86 €)
     -4.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.00 £
(37.41 €)
26.52 £
(31.00 €)
     -17.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.62 £
(98.91 €)
58.28 £
(68.12 €)
     -31.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 70.42 £
(82.31 €)
105.10 £
(122.86 €)
     +49.3 %
Rent Per Month
Glasgow Edit Leuven Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,102.67 £
(1,288.98 €)
744.50 £
(870.29 €)
     -32.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 772.50 £
(903.03 €)
648.59 £
(758.18 €)
     -16.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,750.71 £
(2,046.53 €)
1,226.15 £
(1,433.33 €)
     -30.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,222.00 £
(1,428.48 €)
1,000.03 £
(1,169.00 €)
     -18.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Glasgow Edit Leuven Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 324.46 £
(379.28 €)
421.27 £
(492.45 €)
     +29.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 224.51 £
(262.44 €)
301.64 £
(352.61 €)
     +34.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Glasgow Edit Leuven Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,499.27 £
(2,921.57 €)
2,073.34 £
(2,423.67 €)
     -17.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.72 3.24      -43.3 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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