Shenzhen China vs Brussels Belgium cost of living comparison

Cost of living in Shenzhen China

Supermarket prices in Shenzhen
Milk (1L / 0.26Gallon) 2.25 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 6.19 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.37 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.18 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 7.81 (USD)
Chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 4.9 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 12.19 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.53 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.17 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.27 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.5 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.42 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.88 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 0.5 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 0.7 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 21.63 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.7 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.13 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 3.49 (USD)

Restaurant prices in Shenzhen
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 4.53 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 4.24 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 27.15 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 0.37 (USD)
Cup of coffee 4.2 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 0.49 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.96 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.46 (USD)

Shopping prices in Shenzhen
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 77.37 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 87.31 (USD)
High quality jeans 63.45 (USD)
womens summer dress 36.99 (USD)

Transportation in Shenzhen
Taxi minimum charge 1.34 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 0.36 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 6.72 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 0.54 (USD)
One month pass 21 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1 (USD)
Compact car (Honda Civic) 21834 (USD)
Family car (Toyota corolla) 20957 (USD)

Rent prices in Shenzhen
1 bedroom flat in city center 740 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 1573 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 481 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 953 (USD)
Square meter in city center 13018 (USD)
Square meter outside city center 8239 (USD)

Home and utilities in Shenzhen
Family monthly ( Electricity, Water) 64 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet 18 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.02 (USD)

School and Kindergarten in Shenzhen
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 728 (USD)
Average primary school yearly fees 23246 (USD)

Gym and activities in Shenzhen
Gym monthly membership cost 34.58 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 14.39 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 7 (USD)

Salaries and interest in Shenzhen
Average monthly net salary 1152 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 5.1 %

Cost of living in Brussels Belgium

Supermarket prices in Brussels
Milk (1L / 0.26Gallon) 1.06 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 7.4 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.36 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.03 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 15.49 (USD)
Chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 10.01 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 14.56 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.92 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.61 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.45 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.56 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.75 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.32 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 1.35 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 1.15 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 7.96 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.99 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.89 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 7.09 (USD)

Restaurant prices in Brussels
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 10.43 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 17.21 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 65.52 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 2.46 (USD)
Cup of coffee 3.48 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 2.91 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.79 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 4.5 (USD)

Shopping prices in Brussels
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 87.62 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 121.53 (USD)
High quality jeans 84.76 (USD)
womens summer dress 38.71 (USD)

Transportation in Brussels
Taxi minimum charge 3.6 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 2.12 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 34.44 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 2.29 (USD)
One month pass 52.41 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.68 (USD)
Compact car (Honda Civic) 24152 (USD)
Family car (Toyota corolla) 24957 (USD)

Rent prices in Brussels
1 bedroom flat in city center 985 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 1632 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 826 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 1273 (USD)
Square meter in city center 3550 (USD)
Square meter outside city center 3022 (USD)

Home and utilities in Brussels
Family monthly ( Electricity, Water) 157 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet 47 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.25 (USD)

School and Kindergarten in Brussels
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 803 (USD)
Average primary school yearly fees 19474 (USD)

Gym and activities in Brussels
Gym monthly membership cost 28.76 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 20.53 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 11.64 (USD)

Salaries and interest in Brussels
Average monthly net salary 2668 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 1.64 %