Cost of Living in Belfast

Summary about cost of living in Belfast, United Kingdom:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 £ 7.50-18.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £ 30.00-70.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £ 5.50-6.50
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 £ 3.00-6.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £ 3.00-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.74 £ 2.00-3.50
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.53 £ 1.00-2.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.15 £ 0.99-2.20
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.32 £ 1.89-4.35
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.92 £ 0.57-1.45
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.56 £ 0.45-0.73
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.89 £ 0.96-2.88
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.68 £ 1.36-4.54
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.36 £ 0.91-3.18
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.89 £ 2.04-5.90
Apples (1 lb) 0.78 £ 0.45-1.36
Banana (1 lb) 0.49 £ 0.34-1.04
Oranges (1 lb) 0.76 £ 0.45-0.91
Tomato (1 lb) 0.80 £ 0.41-1.36
Potato (1 lb) 0.58 £ 0.23-1.13
Onion (1 lb) 0.57 £ 0.27-0.91
Lettuce (1 head) 0.71 £ 0.45-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.94 £ 0.50-1.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.75 £ 5.00-10.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.93 £ 0.90-3.20
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.41 £ 1.20-3.43
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.25 £ 10.00-12.45
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.12 £ 2.00-4.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 £ 55.00-69.57
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.10 £ 2.50-4.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.73 £ 1.59-3.59
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 12.74 £ 12.00-15.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.71 £ 4.24-5.30
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,740.83 £ 18,000.00-22,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,922.49 £ 18,000.00-23,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 70.60 £ 34.33-120.42
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 £ 0.03-0.10
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.79 £ 22.00-41.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 27.17 £ 16.00-39.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.65 £ 5.00-12.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.50 £ 6.00-9.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 781.38 £ 600.00-850.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,500.00 £ 5,000.00-20,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.24 £ 20.00-70.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.93 £ 20.00-42.91
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 62.54 £ 40.00-90.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 82.40 £ 40.00-150.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 605.04 £ 500.00-725.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 472.25 £ 400.00-550.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,093.79 £ 800.00-1,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 721.80 £ 600.00-1,200.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 160.87 £ 105.91-440.00
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 115.11 £ 92.90-144.56
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,914.60 £
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.94 2.00-4.00

Prices in Belfast

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Last update: July 2021
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11 Comments so far
Navz on Apr 28, 2020:
Guy with a family of Six, do you reckon 4,500/- pm would be sufficient?
Would be renting
Dorcdrey on Mar 26, 2020:
I plan to move my family of four to Belfast, trust we can cope with £2000 monthly.
abel on Mar 10, 2020:
trust me to live in belfast youll need atleast 1500 pounds
Anonymous on Nov 24, 2019:
Hi. My daughter is moving to Belfast for a self employed job. What budget would be required for sustainance for first two months?
Wanttomove on Apr 03, 2019:
Want to move to Belfast from Scotland but much for 1 guy a month house to rent and getting about
someguy on Jan 21, 2019:
#AT yes since you won't have to pay apartment , i think is a good range
AT on Nov 19, 2018:
hi, i have to move to belfast for 6 months as part of international assignment.
My company is paying me 38pounds per day plus a furnished apartment. do you think aroudn 1100 pounds per month will be good enough for a single guy? considering average expenses.
Abraham on May 05, 2018:
I think Rent is a bit higher, would Say 600 un city center
rubenp7 on Apr 03, 2018:
@#Sabit EKER that's like £525.00/ month is a very tight budget but doable in Belfast, however, I wouldn't live in Belfast.
Sabit EKER on Mar 03, 2018:
Hi everyone. I'm a student at maritime management study. I'll make internship for 2 months in Ireland. Which city would be better? My university pays 1200 euro grant for 2 months. Is it enough?
Tony on Nov 19, 2017:
I can email you a scanned copy of my shopping bill from a local store which easier than filling in your list as the weight etc can be different