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Cost of Living in Belize

Cost of living in Belize is 26.01% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Belize is 71.72% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4.00 $ 3.00-6.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 26.22 $ 15.15-44.45
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4.01 $ 3.26-5.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.75 $ 1.25-2.50
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.00 $ 2.00-4.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.90 $ 1.99-6.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.99 $ 0.60-1.50
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.64 $ 0.50-1.50
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.10 $ 5.10-16.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.10 $ 0.75-1.81
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.56 $ 0.25-0.80
Eggs (12) 1.76 $ 1.49-2.25
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.24 $ 2.00-5.44
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.28 $ 1.50-4.04
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.19 $ 2.04-3.63
Apples (1 lb) 1.69 $ 1.00-3.00
Banana (1 lb) 0.45 $ 0.25-0.50
Oranges (1 lb) 0.43 $ 0.23-0.50
Tomato (1 lb) 0.79 $ 0.50-1.25
Potato (1 lb) 0.70 $ 0.50-1.00
Onion (1 lb) 0.62 $ 0.37-1.01
Lettuce (1 head) 2.33 $ 1.37-3.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.00 $ 0.75-1.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.53 $ 10.00-16.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.58 $ 1.24-2.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.25 $ 1.50-3.50
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 3.75 $ 3.01-5.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $ 2.00-3.49
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 20.00 $
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.51 $ 2.48-3.01
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.02 $ 2.50-4.03
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 5.01 $ 2.48-15.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.54 $ 3.79-5.01
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,450.00 $ 30,000.00-32,900.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,000.00 $ 20,000.00-50,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 98.68 $ 50.08-154.03
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.25 $ 0.12-0.30
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 136.54 $ 75.00-200.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 28.95 $ 22.39-40.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 5.01 $ 0.00-10.03
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.49 $ 7.00-8.00
Childcare [ Edit ] Avg.
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child ?
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child ?
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 29.46 $ 17.50-45.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.77 $ 25.00-50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 86.47 $ 55.00-120.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 55.72 $ 39.80-70.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 281.90 $ 150.00-500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 172.23 $ 100.25-500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 546.34 $ 248.76-1,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 550.44 $ 200.00-1,350.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 368.13 $ 100.00-799.99
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 290.81 $ 167.22-500.81
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,748.96 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 10.20 5.50-12.00

Prices in Belize

These data are based on 696 entries in the past 18 months from 62 different contributors.
Last update: March, 2017
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