Cost of Living Comparison

EUR
COMPARED TO
EUR

Slovakia is 34.3% cheaper than Belgium.

If you lived in Belgium instead of Slovakia, you would:
local_dining

pay 2.2 times more for restaurants

  Slovakia help_outline Belgium help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $5.48
€4.80
$16.41
€14.39
+199.5%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.91
€5.18
$9.09
€7.98
+54.0%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.38
€1.21
$2.48
€2.17
+79.1%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $1.06
€0.93
$2.32
€2.03
+118.7%

Slovakia vs. Belgium - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 49.9% more for groceries

  Slovakia help_outline Belgium help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$0.92
€0.81
$1.93
€1.69
+110.0%
Local cheese (8 oz) $4.22
€3.70
$6.34
€5.56
+50.2%
Milk (1 gallon) $2.99
€2.62
$4.21
€3.69
+41.0%
Eggs
1 dozen
$2.35
€2.06
$2.97
€2.60
+26.6%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $2.56
€2.25
$4.31
€3.78
+68.1%
Apples (1 lb) $0.83
€0.73
$1.09
€0.96
+31.4%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.73
€0.64
$0.90
€0.79
+22.7%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.71
€0.62
$1.14
€1.00
+60.2%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $1.02
€0.89
$1.10
€0.96
+7.9%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.40
€0.35
$0.69
€0.60
+71.6%
Onions (1 lb) $0.31
€0.27
$0.64
€0.56
+106.6%

Slovakia vs. Belgium - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 40.4% more for transportation

  Slovakia help_outline Belgium help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $5.71
€5.00
$5.98
€5.24
+4.8%
Monthly public transit pass $25.13
€22.04
$51.25
€44.94
+103.9%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $16,862.06
€14,786.36
$23,640.56
€20,730.43
+40.2%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $9.51
€8.34
$24.18
€21.20
+154.2%

Slovakia vs. Belgium - Cost of transportation
home

pay 60.6% more for housing

  Slovakia help_outline Belgium help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$15.64
€13.71
$52.05
€45.65
+232.8%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $448.51
€393.30
$750.72
€658.31
+67.4%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $346.17
€303.56
$620.65
€544.25
+79.3%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$146.09
€128.11
$112.95
€99.05
-22.7%

Slovakia vs. Belgium - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 79.5% more for childcare

  Slovakia help_outline Belgium help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $318.04
€278.89
$568.02
€498.09
+78.6%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $6,657.82
€5,838.25
$11,950.87
€10,479.73
+79.5%

Slovakia vs. Belgium - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 21.9% more for entertainment and sports

  Slovakia help_outline Belgium help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.45
€1.27
$4.23
€3.71
+191.2%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.87
€1.64
$3.07
€2.69
+64.1%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$4.20
€3.68
$7.51
€6.58
+78.7%
Monthly membership at local gym $31.30
€27.45
$28.61
€25.09
-8.6%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $6.57
€5.76
$11.95
€10.48
+81.7%

Slovakia vs. Belgium - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 57.5% more for clothing

  Slovakia help_outline Belgium help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$65.18
€57.15
$93.52
€82.01
+43.5%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$28.77
€25.23
$40.40
€35.42
+40.4%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$66.44
€58.26
$100.32
€87.97
+51.0%
Men's business shoes (leather) $76.71
€67.27
$139.20
€122.06
+81.5%

Slovakia vs. Belgium - Cost of clothing
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