Cost of Living in Leuven

Summary of cost of living in Leuven, Belgium:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.50 € 10.00-20.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 69.00 € 50.00-120.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 € 8.00-10.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.35 € 2.50-5.80
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 € 2.50-4.90
Cappuccino (regular) 3.62 € 2.20-6.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.78 € 2.00-3.20
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.41 € 2.00-5.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.42 € 3.75-5.38
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.54 € 0.91-2.26
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.06 € 0.40-2.27
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.72 € 2.00-4.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.72 € 2.27-11.34
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.66 € 2.72-6.80
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.89 € 3.86-8.16
Apples (1 lb) 0.96 € 0.45-1.36
Banana (1 lb) 0.89 € 0.59-1.13
Oranges (1 lb) 0.73 € 0.49-0.91
Tomato (1 lb) 1.14 € 0.68-1.81
Potato (1 lb) 0.77 € 0.36-1.13
Onion (1 lb) 0.55 € 0.31-0.68
Lettuce (1 head) 1.19 € 0.79-1.80
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.85 € 0.32-2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 € 5.00-8.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.61 € 1.20-2.12
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.12 € 0.87-3.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.50 € 7.00-8.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 € 1.70-2.80
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 39.50 € 28.00-49.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.25 € 4.98-15.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.02 € 3.22-5.63
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 € 15.00-70.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.50 € 6.09-7.46
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 € 24,499.00-27,625.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,183.00 € 21,999.00-25,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 239.25 € 180.00-415.56
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 18.87 € 15.00-20.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 43.38 € 30.00-60.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 29.61 € 20.00-45.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.75 € 8.00-15.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.20 € 8.70-14.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 611.67 € 500.00-675.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,685.00 € 10,470.00-18,900.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 84.86 € 45.00-110.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.00 € 15.00-50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.12 € 40.00-90.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 122.86 € 79.00-150.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 872.19 € 750.00-1,100.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 753.64 € 600.00-1,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,418.75 € 1,150.00-2,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,154.44 € 1,000.00-1,700.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 492.45 € 464.51-575.99
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 352.61 € 315.87-418.06
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,415.19 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.68 2.55-4.00

Prices in Leuven

This city had 356 entries in the past 12 months by 47 different contributors.
Last update: May 2024
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