Cost of Living in Belize

Cost of living in Belize is 26.59% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Belize is, on average, 70.35% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4.00 $ 3.00-7.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 37.00 $ 20.00-75.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 $ 5.00-7.48
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 $ 1.50-3.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.48 $ 2.49-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.60 $ 1.98-6.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.01 $ 0.75-2.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.85 $ 0.50-1.50
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8.21 $ 4.50-13.21
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.39 $ 0.87-2.27
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.87 $ 0.25-1.25
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.08 $ 1.30-3.23
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.78 $ 1.36-5.97
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.67 $ 1.24-5.85
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.76 $ 1.81-4.50
Apples (1 lb) 1.75 $ 0.45-2.82
Banana (1 lb) 0.49 $ 0.23-1.00
Oranges (1 lb) 0.62 $ 0.34-1.00
Tomato (1 lb) 1.16 $ 0.45-2.50
Potato (1 lb) 1.03 $ 0.45-1.74
Onion (1 lb) 0.70 $ 0.45-1.00
Lettuce (1 head) 2.08 $ 1.24-3.50
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.49 $ 0.74-2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 $ 7.96-25.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.17 $ 1.15-3.23
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.87 $ 2.48-3.23
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.74 $ 2.00-4.48
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.99 $ 1.00-3.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 27.64 $ 5.34-64.73
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.49 $ 2.49-4.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.63 $ 3.47-8.04
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 12.46 $ 10.00-15.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.78 $ 4.97-10.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,127.80 $ 24,869.61-27,386.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,251.51 $ 32,255.70-43,601.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 98.55 $ 59.50-150.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.26 $ 0.12-0.25
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.62 $ 40.00-200.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.83 $ 20.00-50.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 8.84 $ 6.63-9.92
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.48 $ 5.00-10.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 295.02 $ 100.00-416.67
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,000.00 $ 13,000.00-13,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 37.59 $ 19.90-74.33
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.10 $ 17.50-80.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.89 $ 59.57-124.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 102.78 $ 70.00-150.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 323.25 $ 223.83-600.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 247.86 $ 173.54-500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 832.72 $ 400.00-1,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 464.63 $ 248.12-1,200.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 91.84 $ 50.00-500.00
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 240.00 $ 95.00-500.00
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 906.10 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.58 4.10-11.00

Prices in Belize

This country had 476 entries in the past 12 months by 50 different contributors.
Last update: November 2020
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