Belgium vs Peru - Cost of Living Comparison

Belgium Peru
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1324
$672
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3115
$1603
🏠 One person rent
$696
$302
🏘️ Family rent
$1100
$491
🍽️ Food expenses
$446
$209
🚐 Transport expenses
$71.3
$98
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2162
$401
💸 GDP per capita
$45205
$6127
😃 Human freedom index
8.61
7.93
❤️ Life expectancy
80.8
76.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
73
36
🌐 English speaking %
59%
8%
🎓 Higher education
95
70
😀 Quality of life
72
54
🏙️ Population
11.5M
29.4M

The average cost of living in Belgium ($1324) is 97% more expensive than in Peru ($672). Belgium ranked 31st vs 125th for Peru 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 Belgium compared to 0.6 months in Peru. Ranked 29th and 75th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Belgium vs Peru

We calculate prices for Belgium and Peru as a population-weighted mean of 91 and 32 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Belgium Peru
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.5
$3.72
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$65.1
$15.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.16
$4.63
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.84
$1.9
 Cappuccino
$2.99
$2.83
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.42
$0.7
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$642
$342
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$530
$216
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1078
$570
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$860
$373
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$96.1
$31.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$148
$48.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$48
$29.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.85%
9.39%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3337
$1617
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2765
$1157
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.64
$0.43
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$45.2
$22.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$21.2
$12
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.81
$1.18
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.94
$1.16
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.66
$0.99
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$0.79
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.7
$1.64
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.4
$5.99
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.13
$4.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.1
$6.53
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.25
$1.31
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
$0.89
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.31
$0.96
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.23
$0.98
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.53
$0.68
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$0.76
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.5
$0.48
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.47
$1.92
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.85
$8.27
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.54
$1.46
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.43
$3.98
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.2
$5.91
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.71
$4.11
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.9
$1.23
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.49
$1.33
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$28.8
$33.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$10.3
$4.33
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$28.4
$20.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.8
$5.94
👖 Brand Jeans
$86.7
$38.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$87.8
$65.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$481
$161
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$16083
$4673

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Cities Comparison in Belgium vs Peru

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Belgium

City Cost of living Population
Antwerp
$1407
529K
Ghent
$1356
262K
Brussels
$1474
185K
Charleroi
$1374
202K
Liege
$1193
197K
Schaerbeek
$1310
133K
Leuven
$1450
101K
Anderlecht
$1310
121K
Bruges
$1454
118K
Namur
$1249
111K
Hasselt
$1297
77.7K
Mechelen
$1373
86.9K
Mons
$1204
95.3K
La Louviere
$1311
81K
Aalst
$1432
85.7K
Sint-Niklaas
$1365
76.8K
Tournai
$1244
69.6K
Kortrijk
$1280
76.3K
Seraing
$1294
64.3K
Genk
$1306
66.1K
Ostend
$1202
71.3K
Geel
$1341
40.7K
Mouscron
$1260
58.2K
Roeselare
$1266
62.3K
Woluwe-Saint-Lambert
$1303
57.7K
Forest
$1261
56.6K
Verviers
$1026
55.2K
Saint-Gilles
$1239
49.7K
Beveren
$1350
48.2K
Beringen
$1275
46.1K

In Peru

City Cost of living Population
Lima
$802
9.67M
Callao
$687
1.13M
Arequipa
$532
1.01M
Trujillo
$562
920K
Iquitos
$637
378K
Tacna
$421
286K
Cusco
$541
428K
Chimbote
$430
498K
Piura
$571
473K
Chiclayo
$482
553K
Pucallpa
$503
326K
Juliaca
$576
291K
Huancayo
$431
378K
Tarapoto
$472
240K
Ica
$508
282K
Huacho
$509
201K
Cajamarca
$495
201K
Huanuco
$561
197K
Paita
$505
179K
Sullana
$500
162K
Puno
$462
129K
Ayacucho
$480
181K
Pisco
$524
110K
Tumbes
$455
96.9K
Talara
$471
91.4K
Huaraz
$449
119K
Puerto Maldonado
$501
85K
Jaen
$501
81.6K
Huaral
$557
79K
Abancay
$559
72.3K