Kingdom of Belgium - General information
RegionWestern Europe
CapitalCity of Brussels
LanguageDutch, French
CurrencyEuro
Population11,099,554
Phone code+32
Cost of living in Belgium, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation $317 $400
Food $227 $466
Transportation $43 $185
Communications and utilities $89 $105
Clothing $30 $112
Sports and leisure $21 $88
Accommodation in Belgium, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre$316
Shared room in city centre$399
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre$554
1 bedroom apartment in city centre$680
Coordinates of Belgium
Time ZoneEurope/Brussels
GMT +1
DST +2
Latitude50.750000000
Longitude4.500000000
Elevation (STRM3)91 m.

List of largest cities in Belgium

 
City of Brussels City of Brussels
City of Brussels Brussels Capital
1,019,022
Antwerp Antwerp
Antwerp Flanders
459,805
Ghent Ghent
Ghent Flanders
231,493
Charleroi Charleroi
Charleroi Wallonia
200,132
Liège Liège
Liège Wallonia
182,597
Bruges Bruges
Bruges Flanders
116,709

Cost of living and prices in Belgium

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 13.2 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 52.7 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 7.0 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 3.1 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2.6 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1.8 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 1.6 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2.3 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 0.8 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 1.5 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 2.0 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 0.8 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1.2 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 0.9 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1.5 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1.2 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1.8 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 11.9 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 8.1 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 1.5 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1.5 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1.7 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 6.2 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.0 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 1.3 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 5.3 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 1.8 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 43.1 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 3.5 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 1.8 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 26.4 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1.1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 19,278.1 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 24.7 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 14.2 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 8.8 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 74.9 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 34.9 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 79.7 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 110.1 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 680.8 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 554.4 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 1,212.0 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 959.4 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 111.1 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0.2 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 34.5 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 2,544.4 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 2,003.7 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 1,625.4 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 2.1 %
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Belgium

SeasonAutumnWinterSpringSummer
MonthSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugyear
Record high°C30251917151721263131343535
Average high°C181486559121719222213
Average temperature°C14116423681215171710
Average low°C11742103481113136
Record low°C2-2-7-11-17-14-8-4-0255-17
RainDays151617171712171617161514189
SnowDays00246532000021
FogDays151716171616151413131315178
ThunderstormsDays11000011344319
Average precipitationMm.677268746850595256677572779
Relative humidity%82868990878682777677777882
Relative humidity morning%91919089898889878788889089
Relative humidity evening%66727983817469616063626069
Wind speedKm/h17172020211720151314141417
Day LengthHours131110991113151617171513
Dew point°C118421024811131275
Growing degree-day°C1382800000090167230227879
Solar radiation, globalMj/m211632359141818181610
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