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Cost of Living Comparison Between Los Angeles, CA and Brussels 

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Consumer Prices in Brussels are 3.78% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Brussels are 27.53% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Rent Prices in Brussels are 56.12% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Restaurant Prices in Brussels are 0.89% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
Groceries Prices in Brussels are 11.65% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Brussels is 14.46% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
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  Los Angeles, CABrusselsDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(13.27 €)
16.95 $
(15.00 €)
     +13.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 $
(61.95 €)
70.62 $
(62.50 €)
     +0.89 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.95 $
(7.03 €)
9.04 $
(8.00 €)
     +13.78 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(5.31 €)
4.52 $
(4.00 €)
     -24.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(6.19 €)
4.52 $
(4.00 €)
     -35.43 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.43 $
(3.92 €)
3.21 $
(2.84 €)
     -27.52 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.35 $
(2.08 €)
2.45 $
(2.17 €)
     +4.50 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.78 $
(1.57 €)
2.39 $
(2.11 €)
     +34.37 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.03 $
(3.56 €)
4.63 $
(4.09 €)
     +14.89 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.81 $
(2.48 €)
1.92 $
(1.70 €)
     -31.56 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.93 $
(1.71 €)
1.25 $
(1.11 €)
     -34.97 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.23 $
(2.86 €)
3.25 $
(2.87 €)
     +0.49 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.63 $
(4.10 €)
7.26 $
(6.43 €)
     +56.74 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.76 $
(4.21 €)
4.84 $
(4.28 €)
     +1.60 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.03 $
(5.34 €)
6.69 $
(5.92 €)
     +10.93 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.01 $
(1.78 €)
1.07 $
(0.95 €)
     -46.87 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.91 $
(0.81 €)
0.90 $
(0.80 €)
     -0.86 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.47 $
(1.30 €)
1.18 $
(1.05 €)
     -19.39 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.70 $
(1.50 €)
1.16 $
(1.03 €)
     -31.47 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.37 $
(1.21 €)
0.64 $
(0.57 €)
     -53.23 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.07 $
(0.95 €)
0.67 $
(0.60 €)
     -37.08 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.34 $
(1.19 €)
1.75 $
(1.55 €)
     +30.76 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.95 $
(1.73 €)
0.98 $
(0.87 €)
     -49.60 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(10.62 €)
7.91 $
(7.00 €)
     -34.08 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.30 $
(2.04 €)
1.34 $
(1.18 €)
     -41.98 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.72 $
(2.41 €)
2.51 $
(2.22 €)
     -7.66 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.50 $
(7.52 €)
7.34 $
(6.50 €)
     -13.59 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $
(1.55 €)
2.37 $
(2.10 €)
     +35.60 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $
(88.50 €)
55.37 $
(49.00 €)
     -44.63 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(2.65 €)
3.39 $
(3.00 €)
     +13.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $
(2.39 €)
3.27 $
(2.90 €)
     +21.23 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.19 $
(25.83 €)
33.90 $
(30.00 €)
     +16.13 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.68 $
(3.26 €)
6.13 $
(5.43 €)
     +66.47 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $
(19,469.45 €)
22,825.50 $
(20,200.00 €)
     +3.75 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,020.80 $
(17,717.91 €)
25,049.30 $
(22,168.00 €)
     +25.12 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 148.73 $
(131.62 €)
152.39 $
(134.86 €)
     +2.46 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $
(0.10 €)
0.24 $
(0.21 €)
     +107.63 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 57.89 $
(51.23 €)
49.22 $
(43.56 €)
     -14.98 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.52 $
(35.86 €)
29.13 $
(25.78 €)
     -28.11 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.76 $
(11.30 €)
18.90 $
(16.72 €)
     +48.03 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $
(13.27 €)
12.43 $
(11.00 €)
     -17.14 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,133.06 $
(1,002.73 €)
751.61 $
(665.16 €)
     -33.67 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,639.71 $
(19,150.60 €)
21,492.13 $
(19,020.00 €)
     -0.68 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 50.25 $
(44.47 €)
99.75 $
(88.28 €)
     +98.51 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.29 $
(33.88 €)
39.90 $
(35.31 €)
     +4.20 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.25 $
(69.25 €)
93.37 $
(82.63 €)
     +19.33 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 101.91 $
(90.19 €)
128.69 $
(113.89 €)
     +26.28 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,130.69 $
(1,885.61 €)
928.82 $
(821.98 €)
     -56.41 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,618.58 $
(1,432.40 €)
783.89 $
(693.73 €)
     -51.57 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,944.17 $
(3,490.49 €)
1,621.51 $
(1,435.00 €)
     -58.89 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,875.50 $
(2,544.74 €)
1,303.02 $
(1,153.14 €)
     -54.69 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 678.12 $
(600.12 €)
326.09 $
(288.58 €)
     -51.91 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 414.92 $
(367.19 €)
272.57 $
(241.21 €)
     -34.31 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,832.75 $
(3,391.89 €)
2,375.96 $
(2,102.67 €)
     -38.01 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.34 2.02      -53.48 %
Last update: February 2019February 2019
Contributors:427296
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD