Cost of Living in Luxembourg

Summary of cost of living in Luxembourg, Luxembourg:

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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.70 £ 8.47-21.17
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 67.73 £ 50.80-101.59
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.31 £ 8.47-10.58
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.08 £ 2.96-6.77
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.23 £ 3.39-5.93
Cappuccino (regular) 3.04 £ 1.69-4.23
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.73 £ 1.69-3.39
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.57 £ 1.69-3.81
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.34 £ 3.20-6.25
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.18 £ 1.38-3.46
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.81 £ 0.42-1.34
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.14 £ 1.78-5.08
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.91 £ 3.84-9.60
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.54 £ 2.19-7.30
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.45 £ 4.22-12.67
Apples (1 lb) 0.94 £ 0.50-1.15
Banana (1 lb) 0.63 £ 0.46-1.15
Oranges (1 lb) 0.82 £ 0.38-1.46
Tomato (1 lb) 1.54 £ 0.58-2.69
Potato (1 lb) 0.62 £ 0.25-1.54
Onion (1 lb) 0.69 £ 0.31-1.54
Lettuce (1 head) 1.33 £ 0.85-1.69
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.39 £ 0.17-0.85
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.77 £ 5.08-10.16
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.18 £ 0.76-2.18
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.75 £ 0.93-2.96
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4.66 £ 4.32-4.91
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.00 £ 0.00-0.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 0.00 £ 0.00-0.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.17 £ 2.96-5.39
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.09 £ 3.75-6.81
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.73 £ 25.40-42.33
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.83 £ 4.55-5.29
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,349.77 £ 21,165.21-25,398.25
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,168.25 £ 22,011.82-25,398.25
Utilities (Monthly)
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 178.23 £ 138.00-359.81
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 16.98 £ 10.16-42.33
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 41.14 £ 33.86-50.80
Sports And Leisure
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.29 £ 16.93-50.80
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.92 £ 12.70-19.47
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.16 £ 8.47-15.24
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 972.94 £ 502.67-1,523.90
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,893.54 £ 11,852.52-17,778.78
Clothing And Shoes
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 49.03 £ 38.10-67.73
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 26.40 £ 16.51-42.33
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 66.53 £ 55.03-101.59
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 73.23 £ 50.80-169.32
Rent Per Month
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,488.34 £ 1,142.92-1,693.22
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,150.43 £ 846.61-1,439.23
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,339.05 £ 1,608.56-2,963.13
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,863.60 £ 1,312.24-2,539.83
Buy Apartment Price
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 823.73 £ 707.87-1,140.45
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 580.77 £ 471.91-825.84
Salaries And Financing
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,081.26 £
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.50 1.52-4.00

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Last update: June 2024
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33 Comments so far
Max on Jun 16, 2024:
The prices mentioned on this site about Luxembourg are correct, except for avg monthly salary, which is more around 4800 EUR.

is 4800 brutto or netto
Anonymous on May 21, 2024:
What is taxation on income like? Will the income after tax be sustainable?
Anonymous on May 07, 2024:
Luxembourg very good country with accomodations I will come very soon and work very hard explore the country with happiness and joy so I am not rushing just a matter of time I want to study and work hard cuz I am a carpenter from Nigeria
Anonymous on Apr 21, 2024:
is 2340 euros per month is good salary for Luxembourg
Anonymous on Apr 19, 2024:
Danya, I think 3540 euros is closer to the reality of most people (in any case, salaries in Luxembourg are good)
Danya on Apr 14, 2024:
Is it true that the Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) is €4,672.14? On the website it is written that 3540 euros
Anonymous on Feb 15, 2024:
Hello,could anyone please tell me what is the average salary of cardiac sonographer in lucunburg?
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Anonymous on Oct 14, 2023:
I'd say that the average salary is not wrong, but do remind that average doesn't mean median.
Median after taxes is around 3K with meal vouchers = 3,2k
Rémy & Yvette on Sep 11, 2023:
We live in a 3 bedroom in the city center, 2900 EUR rent + 185 utilities.

The prices mentioned on this site about Luxembourg are correct, except for avg monthly salary, which is more around 4800 EUR.

Quality of life is superb here, just like the southwest of Germany and west of the Netherlands where we also lived.
Anonymous on Jul 18, 2023:
Water is cheaper though, you can easily find 2 liters for 0,20 EUR
Anonymous on Jul 18, 2023:
An appartment 3 bedrooms in city center is about 3700 EUR. Prices reflected in this website got right the general price considering the older contracts, but wrong the current price.
Happiness on Apr 23, 2023:
Please am a single lady of 30, from Nigeria. Please am on relocating to Luxemburg before the end of this year for a job. I want to know if I can move to Luxemburg with or without an offer, and how much is it going to cost me.
ed on Jan 31, 2023:
I am currently living in Spain with my family,we are planning to relocate to luxembourg,please is there any support groups,or organization i can join for support and information.thanks
LuxTrust on Jan 15, 2023:
With a good education and good foreign language skills especially in German/Luxembourgish and French you can get a good middle class. The most expensive thing is the rent (>30€ per Squaremeter and more). Cost of living is upscale. Negative is bad infrastructure and partly catastrophic conditions in the authorities. You have to put up with a lot of traffic jams and very long travel times. Home office is not welcome at all. Basically, I would advise against coming to Luxembourg because here just slowly goes down because of Corona / economic crisis.
Esther on Sep 24, 2022:
Hi, my name is Esther.
I currently live in Spain and I am thinking of relocating to Luxembourg. I studied business administration. I’m from Nigeria but I am a Spanish citizen. I would like to know if is easy to get a job of my field and how much is the pay just an estimate would be fine.
Rhea on Jun 10, 2022:
What is the cost of living for a single mother and toddler in Luxembourg
Lekan on Oct 10, 2021:
My wife will be coming to Luxembourg to study for her master's degree next summer, will her student's Visa also cover myself (her husband) and the 3 kids.
Elizabeth Kelechi Joshua on Sep 11, 2021:
Am a Nigerian planing to relocate to Luxembourg i love the country so much that i can no longer hold my peace i want to come over for maternity care and also to stay for sometime so i want to know the price of 1bedroom apartment in a year thanks
Ravi Patel on Jun 12, 2021:
Sir I want to know A indians person how much paid money for live in Luxembourg???

For 1 Month.
Unknow on Dec 08, 2020:
i didn't consider the cost of a private school. In Luxembourg City there are english based public schools with no tuition fees.
Anny on Nov 29, 2020:
Hi, you wrote "For a family of three or four with no one else working, the situation changes:
3500 x 0.75 (there are tax benefits for children and non working partner, it might be underestimated)= 2625
-1500 for an apartment (including utilities): 1125
-800 for groceries and related items (in Germany)= 325
-200 for other general expenses= 125 (disposable income)"....

How...if school for one child is 1.260 eur?
Alex on Oct 08, 2020:
I have a consultant offer and in couple of months I plane to bring also my family ( 2 small kids).
The monthly income is around 4.500€ and I want to know if this can be ok for 4 people. We plane to rent an apartment with 2 bedroomsmy wife speak German, could be easy to find something?
Also how much is the kindergarten there .
Tarabas on Sep 20, 2020:

How much will I pay in tax with a gross salary of 50K. I am a single person and will be moving in Luxembourg in a few months. Thanks
Pranab on Aug 11, 2020:
Hello friends, can any suggest me a facebook group and a special website where I will get help interms of housing in Luxembourg?
Cyril on Jul 15, 2020:
I'm an Italian citizen, married and father to two children (6 and 3) and i'll be moving to Luxembourg alone for work.
I need to know how income tax is applied given that my family (wife and children) is settled in Italy (wife has a job).
Do I get tax deductions for children even though they live in a different country in the EU?
Any idea about family and/or children allowances in my case?
Unknown on Jun 29, 2020:
Olusegun: It depends on several factors: 1.- languages you speak (It would be ideal to dominate french, german and english or at least french and english); 2.- your nationality: eu/eea/efta (increases probailities significantly) - non eu (decreases probabilities significantly); 3.- your occupational sector: banking, finance, it, accounting, tax (increases probabilities).
The second factor as i explained in a previous comment is especially important, in the current situation for non eu citizens who are not sponsored by a company or don't have the graduate visa it's really hard to find a job.
Unknown on Jun 29, 2020:
It depends, for a single person, your budget could be like this: you'll spend around 650-900 for a decent room. If you cross the border to Germany in order to buy groceries and general items, you could end up spending close to 350-400. Let's leave 100 euros for cellphone, healthcare, and other general expenses. Therefore your budget will be as follows:
3500 x 0.7 (your taxes could be around 30%, it might be an overestimation though)= 2450.
-900 for a room= 1550.
-400 for groceries and related items= 1150
-100 for other general expenses= 1050. (disposable income)
For a family of three or four with no one else working, the situation changes:
3500 x 0.75 (there are tax benefits for children and non working partner, it might be underestimated)= 2625
-1500 for an apartment (including utilities): 1125
-800 for groceries and related items (in Germany)= 325
-200 for other general expenses= 125 (disposable income)
Anonymous on Jun 25, 2020:

Yes..The transportation is free with bottomless drinks and lunch inside the bus. The taxi free also if you want to travel all Luxembourg for a day. Just ask the taxi driver and he will be happy to stroll with you.
Anonymous on Jun 25, 2020:

Hello, You will live like a queen with that salary in Lux.
Anonymous on Jun 25, 2020:

Hi..You'll get the job that you want as soon as you landed in Lux.
Olusegun on Jun 24, 2020:
Am planning to immigrate to Luxembourg soon, what are the chances for me to get there, also securing a job, how easy is it going to be
Luca on Jun 15, 2020:
I received an offer of 3,500 Euro gross per month. Is it enough to live comfortably in Luxembourg?