Cost of living in Belfast, United Kingdom

Summary of cost of living in Belfast

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: £2,992
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: £1,549
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.

List of prices in Belfast
Current as of Nov 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district £10
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) £7
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast £3.47
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk £0.88
12 eggs, large £2.66
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes £1.83
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese £4.42
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples £1.77
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes £0.82
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket £1.57
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality £9
2 liters of coca-cola £1.92
Bread for 2 people for 1 day £0.96
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area £1,361
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area £700
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat £87
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area £725
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area £1,016
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio £78
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) £20
40” flat screen tv £314
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) £85
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) £7
Hourly rate for cleaning help £12
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) £63
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) £34
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) £77
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes £67
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new £19,908
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas £1.69
Monthly ticket public transport £55
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) £13
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) £2.72
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) £6
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) £82
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) £2.70
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) £1.39
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) £2.59
4 rolls of toilet paper £1.59
Tube of toothpaste £1.28
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city £10
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub £31
2 tickets to the movies £14
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) £87
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert £45
1 cocktail drink in downtown club £9
Cappuccino in expat area of the city £2.59
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) £4.47
Ipad wi-fi 128gb £435
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) £0.08
1 month of gym membership in business district £27
1 package of marlboro cigarettes £12
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 145 prices entered by 18 different people.
Latest price update: November 28, 2022

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