Cost of Living in Belfast

Summary about cost of living in Belfast, United Kingdom:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.60 $ 10.38-23.52
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 62.26 $ 41.51-96.85
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.30 $ 8.30-8.99
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.23 $ 4.43-7.61
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.53 $ 4.15-6.92
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 $ 2.21-4.84
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 $ 1.38-2.77
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.54 $ 1.37-2.77
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.29 $ 2.62-6.02
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.25 $ 0.78-2.01
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.69 $ 0.28-0.94
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.67 $ 1.33-3.65
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.93 $ 1.88-6.28
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.22 $ 1.26-4.39
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.30 $ 2.82-6.28
Apples (1 lb) 0.96 $ 0.63-1.38
Banana (1 lb) 0.64 $ 0.46-1.26
Oranges (1 lb) 1.01 $ 0.50-1.88
Tomato (1 lb) 1.17 $ 0.56-1.88
Potato (1 lb) 0.80 $ 0.31-1.26
Onion (1 lb) 0.72 $ 0.38-1.26
Lettuce (1 head) 0.98 $ 0.69-1.37
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.14 $ 0.69-1.66
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.68 $ 6.90-13.84
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.38 $ 1.11-4.43
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.20 $ 1.66-4.77
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.53 $ 13.84-17.22
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.91 $ 2.77-5.53
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 83.01 $ 76.09-120.31
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.29 $ 3.46-5.53
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.23 $ 2.20-4.97
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 18.16 $ 16.60-27.67
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.55 $ 5.92-7.07
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,847.06 $ 24,903.57-29,054.16
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,984.40 $ 24,903.57-31,821.23
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 89.69 $ 41.51-166.60
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 $ 0.04-0.14
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 40.92 $ 27.67-62.26
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.18 $ 22.14-48.42
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.26 $ 6.92-23.83
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.38 $ 8.30-12.45
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,081.06 $ 830.12-1,176.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,797.67 $ 6,917.66-27,670.63
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 63.57 $ 34.59-95.46
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.37 $ 27.67-67.79
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 87.22 $ 55.34-124.52
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 93.10 $ 55.34-193.69
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 860.07 $ 691.77-1,106.83
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 649.46 $ 553.41-760.94
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,638.88 $ 1,191.61-2,352.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,027.55 $ 830.12-1,660.24
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 222.57 $ 146.53-608.75
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 159.25 $ 128.53-200.00
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,562.27 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.18 2.00-4.25

Prices in Belfast

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Last update: March 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