Cost of Living Comparison Between United Kingdom and Belgium Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Belgium are 1.0% lower than in United Kingdom (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Belgium are 12.2% lower than in United Kingdom
Rent Prices in Belgium are 36.1% lower than in United Kingdom
Restaurant Prices in Belgium are 6.4% higher than in United Kingdom
Groceries Prices in Belgium are 1.5% higher than in United Kingdom
Local Purchasing Power in Belgium is 0.6% lower than in United Kingdom
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Restaurants
United Kingdom Edit Belgium Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(17.54 €)
15.40 £
(18.00 €)
     +2.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(70.14 €)
68.43 £
(80.00 €)
     +14.1 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 £
(8.18 €)
8.55 £
(10.00 €)
     +22.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 £
(5.26 €)
3.42 £
(4.00 €)
     -24.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £
(4.68 €)
3.42 £
(4.00 €)
     -14.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.14 £
(3.67 €)
2.79 £
(3.26 €)
     -11.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.74 £
(2.04 €)
2.18 £
(2.55 €)
     +25.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.25 £
(1.47 €)
1.95 £
(2.28 €)
     +55.3 %
Markets
United Kingdom Edit Belgium Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.69 £
(5.49 €)
3.55 £
(4.15 €)
     -24.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.10 £
(1.28 €)
1.58 £
(1.85 €)
     +43.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.71 £
(0.84 €)
0.78 £
(0.92 €)
     +9.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.99 £
(3.49 €)
2.64 £
(3.09 €)
     -11.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.11 £
(3.64 €)
5.02 £
(5.87 €)
     +61.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.97 £
(3.47 €)
3.85 £
(4.50 €)
     +29.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.72 £
(5.52 €)
6.11 £
(7.14 €)
     +29.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.95 £
(1.11 €)
0.90 £
(1.05 €)
     -5.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.51 £
(0.60 €)
0.68 £
(0.80 €)
     +33.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.96 £
(1.13 €)
0.89 £
(1.04 €)
     -7.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.22 £
(1.43 €)
0.97 £
(1.13 €)
     -20.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.50 £
(0.58 €)
0.60 £
(0.71 €)
     +21.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.46 £
(0.54 €)
0.52 £
(0.60 €)
     +10.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.76 £
(0.89 €)
1.00 £
(1.16 €)
     +31.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.06 £
(1.24 €)
0.75 £
(0.88 €)
     -29.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.50 £
(8.77 €)
5.99 £
(7.00 €)
     -20.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.90 £
(2.22 €)
1.47 £
(1.72 €)
     -22.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.38 £
(2.78 €)
1.73 £
(2.02 €)
     -27.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.00 £
(15.20 €)
6.84 £
(8.00 €)
     -47.4 %
Transportation
United Kingdom Edit Belgium Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(2.92 €)
2.14 £
(2.50 €)
     -14.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 67.90 £
(79.38 €)
41.92 £
(49.00 €)
     -38.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £
(3.51 €)
4.28 £
(5.00 €)
     +42.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.00 £
(2.33 €)
3.30 £
(3.86 €)
     +65.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.40 £
(20.34 €)
32.08 £
(37.50 €)
     +84.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.82 £
(6.81 €)
5.79 £
(6.76 €)
     -0.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £
(33,065.34 €)
22,241.11 £
(26,000.00 €)
     -21.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,458.56 £
(28,592.20 €)
22,780.84 £
(26,630.94 €)
     -6.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United Kingdom Edit Belgium Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 254.55 £
(297.58 €)
167.65 £
(195.98 €)
     -34.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 12.23 £
(14.29 €)
17.83 £
(20.85 €)
     +45.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.52 £
(35.67 €)
41.75 £
(48.80 €)
     +36.8 %
Sports And Leisure
United Kingdom Edit Belgium Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.33 £
(37.79 €)
26.11 £
(30.52 €)
     -19.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.02 £
(12.89 €)
15.02 £
(17.55 €)
     +36.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £
(11.69 €)
10.27 £
(12.00 €)
     +2.7 %
Childcare
United Kingdom Edit Belgium Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,243.50 £
(1,453.66 €)
463.32 £
(541.62 €)
     -62.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,192.00 £
(16,590.54 €)
14,395.29 £
(16,828.18 €)
     +1.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
United Kingdom Edit Belgium Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 63.67 £
(74.43 €)
75.88 £
(88.70 €)
     +19.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.21 £
(36.48 €)
33.31 £
(38.94 €)
     +6.7 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 74.21 £
(86.75 €)
75.72 £
(88.52 €)
     +2.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 76.28 £
(89.17 €)
102.99 £
(120.40 €)
     +35.0 %
Rent Per Month
United Kingdom Edit Belgium Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,086.85 £
(1,270.53 €)
702.80 £
(821.57 €)
     -35.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 878.56 £
(1,027.05 €)
589.75 £
(689.43 €)
     -32.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,776.08 £
(2,076.25 €)
1,071.41 £
(1,252.48 €)
     -39.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,363.50 £
(1,593.94 €)
900.77 £
(1,053.00 €)
     -33.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
United Kingdom Edit Belgium Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 474.48 £
(554.67 €)
284.17 £
(332.20 €)
     -40.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 357.99 £
(418.50 €)
227.27 £
(265.68 €)
     -36.5 %
Salaries And Financing
United Kingdom Edit Belgium Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,330.32 £
(2,724.16 €)
2,033.21 £
(2,376.83 €)
     -12.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.90 3.39      -42.6 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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