Cost of Living in Gent

Summary about cost of living in Gent, Belgium:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 12.00-20.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 € 50.00-80.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 € 7.00-9.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 € 3.00-5.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.75 € 3.00-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.87 € 2.00-3.80
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.17 € 1.50-3.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.93 € 1.50-2.50
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.23 € 2.46-5.68
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.45 € 0.91-2.27
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.81 € 0.32-1.81
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.69 € 1.08-4.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.95 € 2.27-10.89
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.17 € 2.36-5.44
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.63 € 3.27-9.07
Apples (1 lb) 1.05 € 0.45-1.36
Banana (1 lb) 0.82 € 0.45-1.36
Oranges (1 lb) 1.10 € 0.77-1.81
Tomato (1 lb) 1.10 € 0.54-1.36
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 € 0.36-1.36
Onion (1 lb) 0.37 € 0.23-0.45
Lettuce (1 head) 0.93 € 0.50-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.96 € 0.50-1.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 € 5.00-8.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.95 € 1.40-3.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.16 € 1.00-4.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 € 6.60-11.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.33 € 1.60-3.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 49.00 € 45.00-60.87
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 8.00 € 4.98-10.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.30 € 3.12-3.70
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 € 30.00-40.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.35 € 4.69-6.81
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 € 15,000.00-30,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,166.67 € 24,000.00-25,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 142.28 € 88.15-283.33
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 € 0.07-0.23
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 42.55 € 30.00-60.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 25.54 € 20.00-30.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.34 € 8.70-18.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 € 11.00-15.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 515.00 € 500.00-550.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,750.00 € 8,000.00-30,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 89.23 € 60.00-120.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.67 € 20.00-49.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.54 € 50.00-110.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 109.92 € 70.00-180.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 761.47 € 665.00-900.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 625.00 € 550.00-750.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,176.92 € 950.00-1,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 915.94 € 800.00-1,100.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 297.66 € 260.13-348.38
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 235.35 € 185.80-283.35
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,016.43 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.94 1.64-2.10

Prices in Gent

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Last update: February 2021
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1 Comments so far
Parik on Mar 21, 2019:
Nice Work !
Keep up the efforts. Thanks a lot to all the contributors