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) 7.00 € 7.00-10.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 € 2.70-5.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 € 3.00-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.95 € 2.00-3.80
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.09 € 1.50-2.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.78 € 1.00-2.50
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.25 € 2.46-3.79
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.38 € 0.91-2.27
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.82 € 0.32-1.54
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.66 € 1.08-4.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.73 € 2.27-10.89
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.96 € 2.36-5.44
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.35 € 3.27-8.16
Apples (1 lb) 1.10 € 0.64-1.36
Banana (1 lb) 0.85 € 0.45-1.36
Oranges (1 lb) 1.08 € 0.57-1.81
Tomato (1 lb) 1.04 € 0.54-1.36
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 € 0.36-1.36
Onion (1 lb) 0.41 € 0.23-0.45
Lettuce (1 head) 0.87 € 0.50-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.04 € 0.50-1.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 € 5.00-7.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.14 € 1.43-3.03
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.43 € 1.50-3.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 € 6.70-11.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.23 € 1.60-3.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 49.50 € 45.00-60.87
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 8.25 € 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) 5.32 € 4.73-6.81
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 € 15,000.00-28,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,571.43 € 24,000.00-25,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 140.54 € 88.15-283.33
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 € 0.08-0.30
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 24.33 € 20.00-30.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.74 € 8.70-20.00
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 € 500.00-600.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,250.00 € 8,000.00-30,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 95.00 € 43.00-120.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.44 € 20.00-40.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 85.44 € 50.00-110.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 105.36 € 70.00-150.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 757.67 € 690.00-900.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 628.57 € 550.00-700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,183.33 € 950.00-1,400.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 937.50 € 850.00-1,005.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 285.23 € 255.48-348.38
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 243.09 € 185.80-283.35
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,056.67 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.92 1.40-2.10

Prices in Gent

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Last update: June 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