Belgium - General information
Region region
Capital Brussels
Language Dutch, French
Currency Euro
Population 11,099,554
Phone code +32
Cost of living in Belgium
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 317 400
Food 227 466
Transportation 43 185
Communications and utilities 89 105
Clothing 30 112
Sports and leisure 21 88
Total 727 1,356
Accommodation in Belgium USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 320
Shared room in city centre 404
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 554
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 681
Coordinates of Belgium
Time Zone Europe/Brussels
GMT +1
DST +2
Latitude 50.750000000
Longitude 4.500000000
Elevation (STRM3) 91 m.

List of largest cities in Belgium

 
Brussels Brussels
Brussels Brussels Capital
1,019,022
Antwerpen Antwerpen
Antwerpen Flanders
459,805
Gent Gent
Gent Flanders
231,493
Charleroi Charleroi
Charleroi Wallonia
200,132
Liege Liege
Liege Wallonia
182,597
Brugge Brugge
Brugge Flanders
116,709

Cost of living and prices in Belgium

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 16 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 66 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 9 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 4 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 3 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 2 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 3 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 15 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 10 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 2 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 8 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 7 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 2 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 54 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 4 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 2 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 33 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 24,098 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 31 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 18 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 11 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 94 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 44 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 100 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 138 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 851 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 693 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 1,515 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 1,199 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 139 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 43 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 3,181 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 2,505 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 2,032 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 2.59%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Belgium

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 30 25 19 17 15 17 21 26 31 31 34 35 35
Average high °C 18 14 8 6 5 5 9 12 17 19 22 22 13
Average temperature °C 14 11 6 4 2 3 6 8 12 15 17 17 10
Average low °C 11 7 4 2 1 0 3 4 8 11 13 13 6
Record low °C 2 -2 -7 -11 -17 -14 -8 -4 -0 2 5 5 -17
Rain Days 15 16 17 17 17 12 17 16 17 16 15 14 189
Snow Days 0 0 2 4 6 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 21
Fog Days 15 17 16 17 16 16 15 14 13 13 13 15 178
Thunderstorms Days 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 4 4 3 19
Average precipitation Mm. 67 72 68 74 68 50 59 52 56 67 75 72 779
Relative humidity % 82 86 89 90 87 86 82 77 76 77 77 78 82
Relative humidity morning % 91 91 90 89 89 88 89 87 87 88 88 90 89
Relative humidity evening % 66 72 79 83 81 74 69 61 60 63 62 60 69
Wind speed Km/h 17 17 20 20 21 17 20 15 13 14 14 14 17
Day Length Hours 13 11 10 9 9 11 13 15 16 17 17 15 13
Dew point °C 11 8 4 2 1 0 2 4 8 11 13 12 75
Growing degree-day °C 138 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 90 167 230 227 879
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 11 6 3 2 3 5 9 14 18 18 18 16 10
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