Cost of Living in Gent

Summary about cost of living in Gent, Belgium:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.00 € 12.00-20.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 € 60.00-90.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.50 € 8.00-11.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 € 2.50-5.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.25 € 3.00-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.21 € 2.50-4.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.57 € 2.50-3.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.28 € 2.00-2.50
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.52 € 2.84-4.50
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.55 € 0.64-2.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.86 € 0.45-1.36
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.65 € 1.32-3.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.97 € 2.27-10.89
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.11 € 2.72-5.44
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.09 € 3.63-7.26
Apples (1 lb) 1.07 € 0.86-1.36
Banana (1 lb) 0.78 € 0.45-1.36
Oranges (1 lb) 1.02 € 0.45-1.81
Tomato (1 lb) 1.02 € 0.54-1.36
Potato (1 lb) 0.63 € 0.36-1.13
Onion (1 lb) 0.49 € 0.36-0.79
Lettuce (1 head) 0.97 € 0.50-1.20
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.04 € 0.40-1.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.50 € 5.00-7.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.82 € 0.91-3.03
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.81 € 1.50-4.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.75 € 7.40-11.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.20 € 2.00-2.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 49.00 € 40.00-60.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 9.00 € 8.00-9.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.46 € 3.12-3.70
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.50 € 30.00-40.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.98 € 6.21-7.37
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,695.00 € 23,000.00-28,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,016.25 € 15,000.00-27,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 197.08 € 141.67-220.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 € 0.08-0.10
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 42.71 € 30.00-54.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 24.43 € 14.00-30.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.33 € 15.00-20.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 € 11.00-13.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 575.00 € 550.00-600.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 26,000.00 € 24,000.00-30,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 94.50 € 43.00-120.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.43 € 25.00-40.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 82.50 € 50.00-100.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 105.00 € 75.00-130.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 836.67 € 690.00-1,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 708.33 € 600.00-800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,416.67 € 1,200.00-2,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,028.57 € 900.00-1,300.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 308.95 € 278.71-392.33
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 232.26 € 185.80-283.35
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,162.60 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.86 1.40-2.10

Prices in Gent

This city had 234 entries in the past 12 months by 35 different contributors.
Last update: February 2023
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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