Prices in Belgium vs Russia - Cost of Living Comparison

BelgiumRussia
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1436
$635
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3375
$1560
🏠 One person rent
$748
$316
🏘️ Family rent
$1204
$558
🍽️ Food Expenses
$490
$205
🚐 Transport Expenses
$77
$44.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2129
$523
💸 GDP per capita
$47519
$11289
😃 Human freedom index
8.28
6.49
❤️ Life expectancy
81.4
72.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
75
28
🏙️ Population
11.4M
147M

The average cost of living in Belgium ($1436) is 126% more expensive than in Russia ($635). Belgium ranked 25th vs 133rd for Russia in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Belgium compared to 0.8 months in Russia. Ranked 19th and 49th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Belgium vs Russia

BelgiumRussia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.6
$5.62
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$70.1
$24.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.42
$3.63
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.13
$1.89
☕ Cappuccino
$3.34
$1.9
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.49
$0.75
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$701
$354
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$569
$227
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1180
$653
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$948
$416
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$103
$56.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$159
$87.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$50
$6.94
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.95%
10.45%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3489
$1848
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2768
$1077
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.99
$0.46
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$50
$20.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$23.8
$3.56
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.59
$0.61
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.04
$0.84
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.65
$0.46
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$0.73
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.87
$1.1
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$7.45
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.97
$3.69
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.4
$6.49
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.6
$1.25
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.19
$0.97
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
$1.24
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
$1.84
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.69
$0.5
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$0.45
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.62
$0.34
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.6
$1.23
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.52
$6.33
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.44
$0.84
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.53
$1.96
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.3
$6.13
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.19
$2.58
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.08
$0.94
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.77
$1.24
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.3
$34.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.5
$4.32
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.3
$16.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.7
$5.28
👖 Brand Jeans
$93.3
$62.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$99
$71
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$477
$263
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$15191
$5355

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Belgium

CityCost of livingPopulation
Antwerp
$1471
523k
Ghent
$1405
262k
Brussels
$1530
177k
Liege
$1424
198k
Charleroi
$1472
202k
Schaerbeek
$1430
133k
Namur
$1431
111k
Anderlecht
$1431
119k
Leuven
$1503
100k
Bruges
$1532
118k
Aalst
$1525
85.7k
Hasselt
$1469
77.7k
Mechelen
$1564
86.6k
Kortrijk
$1409
76.3k
Mons
$1359
95.3k
La Louviere
$1429
81k
Sint-Niklaas
$1503
76.8k
Seraing
$1418
64.3k
Genk
$1413
66.1k
Roeselare
$1314
62.3k
Mouscron
$1430
57.8k
Ostend
$1330
70.6k
Woluwe-Saint-Lambert
$1372
56.3k
Forest
$1477
56k
Verviers
$1135
55.2k
Dendermonde
$1471
45.7k
Saint-Gilles
$1290
50k
Beveren
$1384
48.2k
Beringen
$1356
46.1k
Tournai
$1460
69.6k

In Russia

CityCost of livingPopulation
Moscow
$1006
12.5M
Saint Petersburg
$791
5.35M
Yekaterinburg
$603
1.46M
Novosibirsk
$591
1.6M
Nizhny Novgorod
$595
1.26M
Kazan
$604
1.24M
Chelyabinsk
$473
1.2M
Krasnoyarsk
$503
1.08M
Rostov-on-Don
$595
1.13M
Perm
$525
1.05M
Ufa
$546
1.12M
Samara
$568
1.17M
Voronezh
$496
1.05M
Krasnodar
$526
881k
Omsk
$497
1.18M
Volgograd
$502
1.02M
Tyumen
$555
745k
Vladivostok
$788
607k
Khabarovsk
$703
616k
Surgut
$609
361k
Saratov
$490
845k
Kemerovo
$509
557k
Irkutsk
$540
624k
Izhevsk
$464
646k
Tomsk
$489
573k
Naberezhnye Chelny
$502
530k
Ryazan
$516
538k
Yaroslavl
$492
608k
Tolyatti
$481
707k
Balashikha
$714
451k