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Cost of Living in Belize City

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$859
$1950
🛋️ Without rent
$452
$1359
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$407
$591
🍽️ Food
$308
$831
🚐 Transport
$59.1
$164
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$648
🏙️ Population
57.2k

The average cost of living in Belize is $859, which is in the top 38% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 5761st out of 9294 in our global list and 3rd out of 5 in Belize.

The median after-tax salary is $648, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months. Ranked 8271st (TOP 89%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 2nd best city to live in Belize. With an estimated population of 57.2k, Belize is the 1st largest city in Belize.

✈️ Closest airport2 kmBelize City Municipal Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate18.6 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank15030Central America Health Sciences University, Belize Medical College
Cost of living in Belize infographic

Prices in Belize

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.93
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$21.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.31
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.43
☕ Cappuccino
$3.76
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.02

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.63
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.99
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.91
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.59
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.54
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.07
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.51
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.56
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.79
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.79
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$14.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.63
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.86
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.59
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.65

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.5
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$44.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$21.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.37

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$419
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$238
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$654
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$362
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$69.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$63.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.4%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$797
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$943

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$28
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.47
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$28.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.78
👖 Brand Jeans
$38.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$110
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$99.1
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6724