Cost of living

The people of Luxembourg enjoy a high standard of living, which means that the cost of living is quite high. Rents are high too, but prices for consumer goods are comparable to those of other large European cities.

Examples (Consumer prices as at 1 June 2014 (in Euros))

Bread (500g sliced)

2.1

Bananas (1 kg)

2.1

Croissant (1 piece)

0.9

Domestic fuel oil (1 l)

0.7

Pork chops (1 kg)

9.1

Consultation of general practitioner

39

Fresh milk (1 l)

1.3

Consultation of specialist (internal medicine)

39.5

Eggs (dozen)

3.4

Super (95 octane) petrol (1 l)

1.3

Butter (250 g)

2.1

Diesel (1 l)

1.2

Potatoes (5 kg)

6.4

Daily paper (1)

1.4

Coffee (250 g)

3.3

Bus ticket (1 way)

2

Non-sparkling mineral water (1.5 l)

0.6

Cinema admission ticket

8.3

Soft drinks (1 l)

1.5

University meals (1 student menu)

4.3

Source: “Le Luxembourg en Chiffres” [Luxembourg in Figures]. Statec Luxembourg. 2014.