Cost of Living Comparison

UGX
COMPARED TO
EUR

Uganda is 54.7% cheaper than Belgium.

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

pay 2.7 times more for restaurants

  Uganda help_outline Belgium help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $3.98
UGX14,306
$16.41
€14.39
+311.9%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$6.64
UGX23,844
$9.09
€7.98
+37.0%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.41
UGX1,478
$2.48
€2.17
+502.6%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.29
UGX1,040
$2.32
€2.03
+700.4%

Uganda vs. Belgium - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 94.6% more for groceries

  Uganda help_outline Belgium help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$0.84
UGX3,028
$1.93
€1.69
+129.0%
Local cheese (8 oz) $2.59
UGX9,299
$6.34
€5.56
+144.9%
Milk (1 gallon) $2.84
UGX10,189
$4.21
€3.69
+48.5%
Eggs
1 dozen
$1.89
UGX6,799
$2.97
€2.60
+56.9%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $1.75
UGX6,273
$4.31
€3.78
+146.8%
Apples (1 lb) $1.24
UGX4,438
$1.09
€0.96
-11.5%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.45
UGX1,622
$0.90
€0.79
+99.1%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.54
UGX1,947
$1.14
€1.00
+110.5%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.39
UGX1,384
$1.10
€0.96
+184.7%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.51
UGX1,839
$0.69
€0.60
+34.6%
Onions (1 lb) $0.32
UGX1,160
$0.64
€0.56
+97.7%

Uganda vs. Belgium - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 2.5 times more for transportation

  Uganda help_outline Belgium help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.08
UGX14,656
$5.98
€5.24
+46.5%
Monthly public transit pass $28.86
UGX103,668
$51.25
€44.94
+77.6%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $9,293.18
UGX33,381,114
$23,640.56
€20,730.43
+154.4%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $5.58
UGX20,029
$24.18
€21.20
+333.7%

Uganda vs. Belgium - Cost of transportation
home

pay 3.1 times more for housing

  Uganda help_outline Belgium help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$71.10
UGX255,392
$52.05
€45.65
-26.8%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $257.55
UGX925,134
$750.72
€658.31
+191.5%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $130.55
UGX468,925
$620.65
€544.25
+375.4%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$28.73
UGX103,201
$112.95
€99.05
+293.1%

Uganda vs. Belgium - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 71.5% more for childcare

  Uganda help_outline Belgium help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $101.23
UGX363,616
$568.02
€498.09
+461.1%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $7,196.52
UGX25,849,895
$11,950.87
€10,479.73
+66.1%

Uganda vs. Belgium - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 23.2% less for entertainment and sports

  Uganda help_outline Belgium help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.06
UGX3,815
$4.23
€3.71
+297.9%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.22
UGX7,976
$3.07
€2.69
+38.1%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$1.97
UGX7,090
$7.51
€6.58
+280.3%
Monthly membership at local gym $61.55
UGX221,096
$28.61
€25.09
-53.5%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $5.31
UGX19,075
$11.95
€10.48
+124.9%

Uganda vs. Belgium - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 2.9 times more for clothing

  Uganda help_outline Belgium help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$19.47
UGX69,941
$93.52
€82.01
+380.3%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$23.90
UGX85,837
$40.40
€35.42
+69.0%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$40.49
UGX145,446
$100.32
€87.97
+147.8%
Men's business shoes (leather) $43.28
UGX155,461
$139.20
€122.06
+221.6%

Uganda vs. Belgium - Cost of clothing
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