Cost of Living Comparison

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COMPARED TO
USD

Belgium is 32.6% cheaper than British Virgin Islands.

If you lived in British Virgin Islands instead of Belgium, you would:
local_dining

pay 87.1% less for restaurants

  Belgium help_outline British Virgin Islands help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $16.41
€14.39
??
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$9.09
€7.98
??
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.48
€2.17
??
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $2.32
€2.03
$0.30 -87.1%

Belgium vs. British Virgin Islands - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay (unknown) more for groceries

  Belgium help_outline British Virgin Islands  
Bread
1 loaf
$1.93
€1.69
??
Local cheese (8 oz) $6.34
€5.56
??
Milk (1 gallon) $4.21
€3.69
??
Eggs
1 dozen
$2.97
€2.60
??
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $4.31
€3.78
??
Apples (1 lb) $1.09
€0.96
??
Bananas (1 lb) $0.90
€0.79
??
Oranges (1 lb) $1.14
€1.00
??
Tomatoes (1 lb) $1.10
€0.96
??
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.69
€0.60
??
Onions (1 lb) $0.64
€0.56
??

Belgium vs. British Virgin Islands - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 5.8 times more for transportation

  Belgium help_outline British Virgin Islands help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $5.98
€5.24
$4.50 -24.7%
Monthly public transit pass $51.25
€44.94
??
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $23,640.56
€20,730.43
??
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $24.18
€21.20
$149.42 +517.9%

Belgium vs. British Virgin Islands - Cost of transportation
home

pay 2.3 times more for housing

  Belgium help_outline British Virgin Islands help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$52.05
€45.65
$100.00 +92.1%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $750.72
€658.31
$1,750.00 +133.1%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $620.65
€544.25
$1,400.00 +125.6%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$112.95
€99.05
$248.53 +120.0%

Belgium vs. British Virgin Islands - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 38.6% more for childcare

  Belgium help_outline British Virgin Islands help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $568.02
€498.09
$850.00 +49.6%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $11,950.87
€10,479.73
$16,500.00 +38.1%

Belgium vs. British Virgin Islands - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 2.7 times more for entertainment and sports

  Belgium help_outline British Virgin Islands help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $4.23
€3.71
??
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.07
€2.69
$5.00 +63.0%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$7.51
€6.58
??
Monthly membership at local gym $28.61
€25.09
$80.00 +179.6%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $11.95
€10.48
??

Belgium vs. British Virgin Islands - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 2.1% more for clothing

  Belgium help_outline British Virgin Islands help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$93.52
€82.01
$90.00 -3.8%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$40.40
€35.42
??
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$100.32
€87.97
$130.00 +29.6%
Men's business shoes (leather) $139.20
€122.06
$120.00 -13.8%

Belgium vs. British Virgin Islands - Cost of clothing
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