Cost of Living in Leuven

Summary about cost of living in Leuven, Belgium:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 12.00-25.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 € 45.00-100.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 € 8.00-10.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 € 3.00-5.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 € 3.00-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.98 € 2.70-3.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.51 € 2.20-3.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.24 € 2.00-2.50
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.20 € 2.27-3.79
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.74 € 1.13-2.27
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.95 € 0.77-1.81
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.28 € 1.34-3.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.75 € 4.54-13.61
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.99 € 2.72-4.99
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.37 € 6.80-8.37
Apples (1 lb) 0.95 € 0.66-1.13
Banana (1 lb) 0.72 € 0.50-0.91
Oranges (1 lb) 1.03 € 0.68-1.36
Tomato (1 lb) 0.93 € 0.49-2.44
Potato (1 lb) 0.57 € 0.45-1.69
Onion (1 lb) 0.42 € 0.23-0.91
Lettuce (1 head) 1.02 € 0.80-2.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.57 € 0.35-0.90
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.25 € 6.00-9.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.16 € 0.50-2.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.20 € 0.78-3.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.85 € 6.00-7.50
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 € 1.80-3.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 47.00 € 27.42-49.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.50 € 2.40-10.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.02 € 1.93-4.35
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 € 30.00-60.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.36 € 4.88-5.68
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 € 21,600.00-26,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,900.00 € 23,600.00-25,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 132.61 € 90.00-212.50
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 € 0.01-0.20
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.00 € 44.00-60.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.62 € 20.00-50.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.67 € 10.00-10.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.55 € 9.00-14.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 511.25 € 420.00-675.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,000.00 € 11,000.00-16,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 81.25 € 40.00-110.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.89 € 20.00-60.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 85.00 € 60.00-120.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 141.25 € 80.00-200.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 735.83 € 650.00-810.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 673.33 € 500.00-750.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,212.50 € 1,000.00-1,400.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,052.50 € 920.00-1,150.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 541.93 € 325.16-929.02
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 216.77 € 139.35-278.71
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,145.56 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.51 1.50-3.20

Prices in Leuven

This city had 322 entries in the past 12 months by 33 different contributors.
Last update: February 2021
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