Cost of living in Mons, Belgium

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district €16
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) €9
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €10
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €1.03
12 eggs, large €3.00
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes -
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €21
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €2.00
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €2.00
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €3.07
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €6.00
2 liters of Coca-Cola €3.50
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €1.62
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area €856
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area €792
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €149
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area €600
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area €448
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio €154
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) €54
40” flat screen TV €700
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) €250
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €8
Hourly rate for cleaning help €8
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) €78
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) €60
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) €117
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €170
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new €26,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.58
Monthly ticket public transport €83
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) €17
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €35
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) €30
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) -
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €4.69
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €3.56
4 rolls of toilet paper €2.00
Tube of toothpaste €3.00
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €11
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €39
2 tickets to the movies €19
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €50
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €41
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €8
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €3.74
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €4.10
iPod nano 16GB -
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.25
1 month of gym membership in business district €48
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes €6
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on less than 10 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: May 16, 2016.

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