Austria vs Belgium - Cost of Living Comparison

AustriaBelgium
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1617
$1495
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3953
$3532
🏠 One person rent
$827
$779
🏘️ Family rent
$1508
$1235
🍽️ Food Expenses
$491
$511
🚐 Transport Expenses
$130
$78.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2603
$2299
💸 GDP per capita
$48105
$44594
😃 Human freedom index
8.45
8.29
❤️ Life expectancy
81.8
81.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
76
76
🏙️ Population
8.81M
11.4M

The average cost of living in Austria ($1617) is 8% more expensive than in Belgium ($1495). Austria ranked 22nd vs 29th for Belgium in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Austria compared to 1.5 months in Belgium. Ranked 13th and 20th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Austria vs Belgium

AustriaBelgium
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.2
$18.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$55.2
$73
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.37
$9.93
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.47
$4.38
☕ Cappuccino
$3.9
$3.49
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$3.08
$2.79
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$823
$727
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$624
$597
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1601
$1199
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1193
$980
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$129
$102
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$199
$157
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.7
$54
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.07%
1.86%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7540
$3745
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4893
$3068
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.8
$2.98
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$51.3
$53.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.2
$23.7
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.38
$1.66
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.34
$1.06
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.12
$1.83
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.23
$2.22
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.62
$3.1
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.3
$14.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.9
$10.7
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.4
$16.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$2.59
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.14
$2.18
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.84
$2.72
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$2.42
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.67
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$1.39
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.52
$0.61
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.42
$2.74
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.86
$7.58
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.26
$1.65
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.6
$8.34
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$12.4
$11.3
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.35
$4.38
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.76
$2.23
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47
$2.88
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$40.7
$32.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.8
$11.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$116
$32.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$20.3
$19.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$98.5
$99.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$92.8
$101
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$333
$522
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13109
$19134

Cities Comparison in Austria vs Belgium

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Austria

CityCost of livingPopulation
Vienna
$1721
1.91M
Graz
$1394
289K
Linz
$1561
205K
Salzburg
$1543
155K
Innsbruck
$1575
132K
Klagenfurt
$1381
101K
Dornbirn
$1607
48.1K
Villach
$1429
61.9K
Sankt Polten
$1492
55.5K
Wels
$1360
61.2K
Bregenz
$1571
29.8K
Wiener Neustadt
$1844
44.5K
Feldkirch
$1381
33.4K
Baden bei Wien
$1802
26.3K
Leoben
$1359
24.6K
Leonding
$1462
28.7K
Steyr
$1379
38.3K
Klosterneuburg
$1513
27.1K
Wolfsberg
$1542
25K
Traun
$1463
24.5K
Krems an der Donau
$1491
24.6K
Amstetten
$1431
23.7K
Lustenau
$1495
22.8K
Kapfenberg
$1418
22.8K
Modling
$1449
20.6K
Hallein
$1440
21.2K

In Belgium

CityCost of livingPopulation
Antwerp
$1556
529K
Ghent
$1491
262K
Brussels
$1600
185K
Charleroi
$1604
202K
Liege
$1357
198K
Schaerbeek
$1486
133K
Namur
$1464
111K
Anderlecht
$1483
121K
Bruges
$1574
118K
Leuven
$1627
100K
Hasselt
$1518
77.7K
Aalst
$1624
85.7K
Mechelen
$1557
86.9K
La Louviere
$1480
81K
Mons
$1369
95.3K
Kortrijk
$1482
76.3K
Sint-Niklaas
$1595
76.8K
Seraing
$1390
64.3K
Roeselare
$1446
62.3K
Genk
$1439
66.1K
Mouscron
$1423
57.8K
Woluwe-Saint-Lambert
$1456
57.7K
Forest
$1407
56.6K
Verviers
$1171
55.2K
Ostend
$1402
70.6K
Geel
$1599
40.7K
Dendermonde
$1463
45.7K
Beveren
$1498
48.2K
Saint-Gilles
$1341
49.7K
Beringen
$1466
46.1K