Prices in Belgium

What are the supermarket prices in Belgium? Is the cost of living in Belgium are higher than in United States? How much will it cost us to entertain in Belgium and how much will we spend in restaurants and bars?
On this page below you will find the current price and cost overview in Belgium: food, Restaurants, living, and Entertainment (The last update: today 15 hours ago)

Currency in Belgium to euro (EUR €). For 9.9 US dollars you can get 8.53 euros. For 99 US dollars you can get 85.3 euros. And the other way: For 9.9 euros you can get 11.5 US dollars.


What are the different prices in the cities in Belgium? Look here: Prices in cities in Belgium

Prices: Aalst   Antwerp   Brussels   Charleroi   Genk   Hasselt   Kortrijk   Leuven   Mechelen   Namur  

Given the different prices and costs and averaging you can say that in Belgium is similar to the costs in United States. Food is 6.8% cheaper. In restaurants it will be more expensive by 16%. And the cost of living is higher in Belgium around 16%. In your free time you can have a break or relax while actively practicing sport - the costs are similar to those in United States

See also how prices have changed in previous years: Price changes in previous years in Belgium


Are hotels expensive in Belgium? How much will we pay for a room in Belgium?

The average price of accommodation in Belgium is $110 (€92). If you are looking for the cheapest accommodation: in a cheap one-star hotel you will pay: $90 (€77) and if you like hostels, you'll spend the night there for: $68 (€59). The cost of a room in a 2-star hotel is Belgium in $110 (€99). 3-star hotels offer accommodation on average for $120 (€110) Overnight stay in 4-star hotel costs $140 (€120) in Belgium If you are looking for the best conditions for your stay, then in 5-star hotels that will provide much more luxury you will have to pay $230 (€200)


And if the trip plans are simply for a given region of the world, then maybe it will come out cheaper than in Belgium in nearby countries? See prices in: Luxembourg, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, and France.

Comparison of selected prices in Belgium with prices in United States:

fees

$160 ($100 - $250)
Very much like in United States

internet

$54 ($38 - $80)
18% less than in United States

jeans pants

$98 ($52 - $140)
120% more than in United States

average earnings

$2.4K
33% less than in United States

renting a small apartment in the center

$820 ($690 - $1K)
38% less than in United States

renting a large apartment outside the centre

$1.1K ($860 - $1.5K)
38% less than in United States

bread

$1.9 ($1.1 - $3.4)
29% less than in United States

cheese

$14 ($6.9 - $25)
29% more than in United States

rice

$2.2 ($1.1 - $3.9)
by half less than in United States

tomatoes

$2.4 ($1.1 - $4.6)
by half less than in United States

bananas

$2 ($1.2 - $3.4)
29% more than in United States

wine

$8 ($5.7 - $14)
32% less than in United States

cheap restaurant

$17 ($11 - $29)
16% more than in United States

local beer

$4.6 ($2.6 - $5.7)
7.2% less than in United States

coffee

$3.3 ($1.7 - $4.6)
22% less than in United States

bottle of water

$2.5 ($1.7 - $3.4)
62% more than in United States

mac burger king or similar bar

$9.8 ($9.2 - $11)
23% more than in United States

cola pepsi sprite mirinda

$2.8 ($2.3 - $3.4)
by half more than in United States

Price changes in previous years in Belgium

Has the price of bread increased in Belgium?
Bread in previous years has cost: 2010: $2.1(€1.8), 2011: $1.9(€1.7), 2012: $1.9(€1.7), 2013: $1.8(€1.5), 2014: $1.8(€1.5), 2015: $1.9(€1.6), 2016: $2(€1.7), 2017: $1.9(€1.6), and 2018: $1.9(€1.6).

Belgium price changes: A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) 2010-2018
Belgium price changes A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) hikersbay.com

Bananas - price changes in years: 2015: $1.9(€1.7), 2016: $1.9(€1.7), 2017: $2.1(€1.8), and 2018: $1.9(€1.7)

Belgium price changes: Bananas (1kg) 2015-2018
Belgium price changes Bananas (1kg) hikersbay.com

Have prices increased in restaurants in Belgium?
In inexpensive restaurants, the price for a meal was: 2010: $17(€15), 2011: $17(€15), 2012: $15(€13), 2013: $14(€12), 2014: $17(€15), 2015: $17(€15), 2016: $17(€15), 2017: $17(€15), and 2018: $17(€15)

Belgium price changes: Meal in a cheap restaurant 2010-2018
Belgium price changes Meal in a cheap restaurant hikersbay.com

Renting A Small Apartment In The Center - price changes in years: 2010: $780(€670), 2011: $800(€690), 2012: $770(€660), 2013: $760(€650), 2014: $810(€690), 2015: $860(€750), 2016: $810(€700), 2017: $830(€720), and 2018: $850(€730)

Belgium price changes: Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2010-2018
Belgium price changes Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre hikersbay.com
Belgium price changes: Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2011-2018
Belgium price changes Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) hikersbay.com