Cost of Living in Brugge

Summary of cost of living in Brugge, Belgium:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 19.00 € 12.00-21.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 € 50.00-110.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 € 6.00-9.15
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 € 2.19-5.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 € 2.00-4.50
Cappuccino (regular) 3.04 € 2.00-4.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.47 € 2.00-3.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.33 € 1.50-3.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.48 € 2.65-4.50
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.42 € 1.00-1.81
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.56 € 0.23-2.27
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.20 € 1.56-3.60
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.76 € 2.27-8.16
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.88 € 3.18-6.35
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.24 € 5.44-9.07
Apples (1 lb) 0.70 € 0.54-0.91
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 € 0.45-1.13
Oranges (1 lb) 0.78 € 0.45-1.81
Tomato (1 lb) 0.84 € 0.54-1.36
Potato (1 lb) 0.43 € 0.27-0.57
Onion (1 lb) 0.34 € 0.23-0.45
Lettuce (1 head) 1.00 € 0.60-1.50
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.60 € 0.40-1.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 € 4.00-8.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.43 € 1.00-2.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.45 € 1.00-2.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.85 € 5.00-9.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.65 € 2.00-3.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 € 20.00-60.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 € 2.40-12.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.02 € 3.22-4.83
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 € 15.00-50.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.38 € 6.09-7.19
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 € 21,200.00-22,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,250.00 € 24,000.00-24,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 156.22 € 140.00-200.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 19.99 € 19.99-19.99
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 53.33 € 37.00-80.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.07 € 25.00-50.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.67 € 10.00-10.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 € 8.00-12.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 266.67 € 150.00-400.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,666.67 € 5,000.00-7,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 79.17 € 60.00-110.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.75 € 20.00-90.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 62.50 € 50.00-70.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 112.00 € 50.00-170.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 670.00 € 600.00-790.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 588.33 € 500.00-680.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 990.00 € 780.00-1,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 731.67 € 690.00-900.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 249.67 € 218.32-278.71
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 185.80 € 185.80-185.80
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,000.00 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.96 1.45-4.00

Prices in Brugge

This city had 130 entries in the past 12 months by 16 different contributors.
Last update: May 2024
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2 Comments so far
BRUNO on Jan 16, 2022:
menu of restaurant with prices is public same for basic goods.
we live here since more than 50 years
Friedl Van Der Westhuizen on Oct 18, 2020:
Which town in Belgium would be the cheapest for a south african couple to retire in given our age of 60 years and being able to have 4000 euros per month pension.