Cost of Living in Gent

Summary about cost of living in Gent, Belgium:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 10.00-20.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 € 40.00-80.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 € 6.75-9.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 € 3.00-5.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 € 3.00-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.84 € 2.00-3.50
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.23 € 1.50-2.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.86 € 1.00-2.50
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.15 € 2.46-5.68
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.44 € 0.91-2.27
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.84 € 0.32-1.81
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.97 € 1.20-4.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.12 € 2.72-8.16
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.12 € 2.36-5.44
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.67 € 3.27-9.07
Apples (1 lb) 1.08 € 0.45-1.36
Banana (1 lb) 0.82 € 0.45-1.36
Oranges (1 lb) 1.04 € 0.77-1.81
Tomato (1 lb) 1.16 € 0.59-1.36
Potato (1 lb) 0.66 € 0.36-1.36
Onion (1 lb) 0.33 € 0.20-0.45
Lettuce (1 head) 0.93 € 0.79-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.78 € 0.30-1.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 € 5.00-8.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.85 € 1.40-2.27
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.20 € 1.00-4.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.90 € 6.60-7.70
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 € 1.60-3.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 49.00 € 40.00-60.87
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 8.00 € 5.00-10.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.46 € 3.12-3.70
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.50 € 30.00-40.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.44 € 4.69-6.81
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 € 18,000.00-30,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,800.00 € 25,000.00-25,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 128.32 € 80.00-261.54
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.23 € 0.08-0.50
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 43.58 € 30.00-60.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 26.31 € 20.00-30.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.75 € 15.00-15.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 € 10.00-15.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 503.33 € 500.00-510.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,000.00 € 6,000.00-13,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 84.53 € 50.00-110.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.64 € 20.00-49.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 87.62 € 50.00-110.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 113.38 € 70.00-150.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 741.18 € 655.00-850.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 608.82 € 500.00-700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,153.85 € 900.00-1,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 921.56 € 800.00-1,100.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 300.37 € 260.13-348.38
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 223.74 € 162.58-283.35
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,958.57 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.88 1.64-2.00

Prices in Gent

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Last update: November 2020
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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