Cost of Living Comparison Between Glasgow and Brussels 

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Cost of Living in Brussels is 2.0% higher than in Glasgow (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Brussels is 0.3% lower than in Glasgow
Rent Prices in Brussels are 5.7% lower than in Glasgow
Restaurant Prices in Brussels are 10.0% higher than in Glasgow
Groceries Prices in Brussels are 9.9% higher than in Glasgow
Local Purchasing Power in Brussels is 12.2% lower than in Glasgow
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Restaurants
Glasgow Edit Brussels Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(17.75 €)
16.05 £
(19.00 €)
     +7.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(71.01 €)
67.60 £
(80.00 €)
     +12.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 £
(8.28 €)
9.70 £
(11.47 €)
     +38.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 £
(5.33 €)
4.22 £
(5.00 €)
     -6.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(5.92 €)
4.22 £
(5.00 €)
     -15.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.31 £
(3.92 €)
3.16 £
(3.74 €)
     -4.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.73 £
(2.04 €)
2.29 £
(2.71 €)
     +32.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.21 £
(1.43 €)
2.07 £
(2.45 €)
     +71.9 %
Markets
Glasgow Edit Brussels Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.69 £
(5.55 €)
4.75 £
(5.62 €)
     +1.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.10 £
(1.31 €)
1.90 £
(2.24 €)
     +71.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.73 £
(0.86 €)
1.04 £
(1.23 €)
     +42.9 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.89 £
(3.42 €)
3.20 £
(3.79 €)
     +10.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.49 £
(4.13 €)
6.09 £
(7.20 €)
     +74.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.05 £
(3.61 €)
4.26 £
(5.05 €)
     +39.7 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.87 £
(5.77 €)
6.77 £
(8.01 €)
     +39.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.04 £
(1.24 €)
0.95 £
(1.12 €)
     -9.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.49 £
(0.58 €)
0.72 £
(0.85 €)
     +47.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.00 £
(1.19 €)
1.00 £
(1.18 €)
     -0.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.55 £
(1.84 €)
0.97 £
(1.15 €)
     -37.5 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.46 £
(0.54 €)
0.68 £
(0.81 €)
     +49.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.49 £
(0.58 €)
0.70 £
(0.82 €)
     +40.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.80 £
(0.94 €)
1.38 £
(1.63 €)
     +73.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.88 £
(1.05 €)
0.94 £
(1.12 €)
     +6.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(9.47 €)
6.97 £
(8.25 €)
     -12.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.88 £
(2.22 €)
1.81 £
(2.14 €)
     -3.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.15 £
(2.55 €)
2.75 £
(3.25 €)
     +27.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.68 £
(17.37 €)
7.27 £
(8.60 €)
     -50.5 %
Transportation
Glasgow Edit Brussels Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.77 £
(3.28 €)
2.11 £
(2.50 €)
     -23.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 61.80 £
(73.14 €)
41.40 £
(49.00 €)
     -33.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £
(4.73 €)
4.22 £
(5.00 €)
     +5.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.57 £
(3.05 €)
2.92 £
(3.46 €)
     +13.5 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 £
(23.67 €)
25.35 £
(30.00 €)
     +26.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.72 £
(6.77 €)
5.57 £
(6.60 €)
     -2.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £
(33,474.12 €)
24,081.96 £
(28,500.00 €)
     -14.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,571.43 £
(31,446.18 €)
23,490.47 £
(27,800.00 €)
     -11.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Glasgow Edit Brussels Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 271.35 £
(321.13 €)
182.72 £
(216.25 €)
     -32.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 12.94 £
(15.31 €)
19.82 £
(23.45 €)
     +53.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.62 £
(37.43 €)
44.60 £
(52.79 €)
     +41.0 %
Sports And Leisure
Glasgow Edit Brussels Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.74 £
(47.03 €)
27.34 £
(32.36 €)
     -31.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.00 £
(16.57 €)
19.76 £
(23.39 €)
     +41.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £
(14.20 €)
10.98 £
(13.00 €)
     -8.5 %
Childcare
Glasgow Edit Brussels Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 903.57 £
(1,069.34 €)
767.88 £
(908.75 €)
     -15.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,750.00 £
(11,538.72 €)
17,969.93 £
(21,266.67 €)
     +84.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Glasgow Edit Brussels Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 73.08 £
(86.48 €)
79.22 £
(93.75 €)
     +8.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.00 £
(42.60 €)
37.17 £
(43.99 €)
     +3.3 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.58 £
(106.02 €)
91.80 £
(108.64 €)
     +2.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 76.11 £
(90.07 €)
112.66 £
(133.33 €)
     +48.0 %
Rent Per Month
Glasgow Edit Brussels Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,101.85 £
(1,303.99 €)
890.48 £
(1,053.85 €)
     -19.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 760.62 £
(900.17 €)
759.95 £
(899.38 €)
     -0.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,858.00 £
(2,198.87 €)
1,633.63 £
(1,933.33 €)
     -12.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,208.17 £
(1,429.82 €)
1,364.81 £
(1,615.20 €)
     +13.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
Glasgow Edit Brussels Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 273.36 £
(323.52 €)
316.95 £
(375.09 €)
     +15.9 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 227.61 £
(269.36 €)
275.24 £
(325.74 €)
     +20.9 %
Salaries And Financing
Glasgow Edit Brussels Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,608.91 £
(3,087.53 €)
2,282.84 £
(2,701.65 €)
     -12.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.70 3.38      -40.6 %
Last update: June 2024June 2024
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