Cost of Living Comparison Between Perth and Bucharest 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Cost of Living in Bucharest is 40.5% lower than in Perth (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Bucharest is 47.1% lower than in Perth
Rent Prices in Bucharest are 62.1% lower than in Perth
Restaurant Prices in Bucharest are 32.3% lower than in Perth
Groceries Prices in Bucharest are 48.7% lower than in Perth
Local Purchasing Power in Bucharest is 47.5% lower than in Perth
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Restaurants
Perth Edit Bucharest Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$
(61.31 lei)
16.31 A$
(50.00 lei)
     -18.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 140.00 A$
(429.20 lei)
81.55 A$
(250.00 lei)
     -41.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.50 A$
(47.52 lei)
11.42 A$
(35.00 lei)
     -26.3 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 11.00 A$
(33.72 lei)
3.91 A$
(12.00 lei)
     -64.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 11.00 A$
(33.72 lei)
5.38 A$
(16.50 lei)
     -51.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.26 A$
(16.12 lei)
4.65 A$
(14.27 lei)
     -11.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.71 A$
(11.36 lei)
2.94 A$
(9.02 lei)
     -20.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.23 A$
(9.89 lei)
3.11 A$
(9.52 lei)
     -3.7 %
Markets
Perth Edit Bucharest Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.09 A$
(27.86 lei)
9.79 A$
(30.01 lei)
     +7.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.25 A$
(9.96 lei)
1.54 A$
(4.71 lei)
     -52.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.39 A$
(4.27 lei)
1.16 A$
(3.56 lei)
     -16.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.52 A$
(19.99 lei)
4.83 A$
(14.82 lei)
     -25.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.99 A$
(21.43 lei)
6.22 A$
(19.06 lei)
     -11.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.09 A$
(18.68 lei)
4.54 A$
(13.92 lei)
     -25.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.50 A$
(29.11 lei)
7.38 A$
(22.61 lei)
     -22.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.32 A$
(7.13 lei)
0.81 A$
(2.48 lei)
     -65.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.81 A$
(5.54 lei)
1.15 A$
(3.52 lei)
     -36.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.16 A$
(6.61 lei)
1.08 A$
(3.30 lei)
     -50.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.68 A$
(8.22 lei)
1.41 A$
(4.31 lei)
     -47.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.56 A$
(4.79 lei)
0.72 A$
(2.20 lei)
     -54.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.28 A$
(3.94 lei)
0.70 A$
(2.14 lei)
     -45.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.31 A$
(10.14 lei)
1.27 A$
(3.88 lei)
     -61.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.50 A$
(7.68 lei)
1.14 A$
(3.48 lei)
     -54.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(45.99 lei)
9.79 A$
(30.00 lei)
     -34.8 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 7.08 A$
(21.69 lei)
1.63 A$
(5.00 lei)
     -76.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.08 A$
(24.78 lei)
2.55 A$
(7.81 lei)
     -68.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 46.08 A$
(141.27 lei)
8.48 A$
(26.00 lei)
     -81.6 %
Transportation
Perth Edit Bucharest Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.50 A$
(13.80 lei)
0.98 A$
(3.00 lei)
     -78.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 170.00 A$
(521.17 lei)
26.10 A$
(80.00 lei)
     -84.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.79 A$
(20.83 lei)
0.98 A$
(3.00 lei)
     -85.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.63 A$
(17.27 lei)
1.57 A$
(4.83 lei)
     -72.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 76.00 A$
(232.99 lei)
9.79 A$
(30.00 lei)
     -87.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.06 A$
(21.65 lei)
8.74 A$
(26.79 lei)
     +23.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 40,000.00 A$
(122,627.48 lei)
39,390.96 A$
(120,760.36 lei)
     -1.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 36,484.00 A$
(111,848.52 lei)
38,784.24 A$
(118,900.33 lei)
     +6.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Perth Edit Bucharest Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 308.94 A$
(947.13 lei)
233.90 A$
(717.06 lei)
     -24.3 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 42.92 A$
(131.58 lei)
14.27 A$
(43.75 lei)
     -66.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 78.14 A$
(239.54 lei)
13.34 A$
(40.89 lei)
     -82.9 %
Sports And Leisure
Perth Edit Bucharest Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 64.65 A$
(198.20 lei)
75.22 A$
(230.61 lei)
     +16.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.56 A$
(69.17 lei)
32.66 A$
(100.13 lei)
     +44.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 24.00 A$
(73.58 lei)
11.42 A$
(35.00 lei)
     -52.4 %
Childcare
Perth Edit Bucharest Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,585.00 A$
(7,924.80 lei)
724.26 A$
(2,220.36 lei)
     -72.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,250.00 A$
(52,883.10 lei)
14,554.07 A$
(44,618.23 lei)
     -15.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Perth Edit Bucharest Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 120.62 A$
(369.77 lei)
119.63 A$
(366.76 lei)
     -0.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 73.44 A$
(225.14 lei)
60.27 A$
(184.76 lei)
     -17.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 152.83 A$
(468.52 lei)
123.62 A$
(378.98 lei)
     -19.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 172.82 A$
(529.81 lei)
151.86 A$
(465.56 lei)
     -12.1 %
Rent Per Month
Perth Edit Bucharest Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,331.38 A$
(7,147.30 lei)
855.52 A$
(2,622.76 lei)
     -63.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,720.75 A$
(5,275.28 lei)
571.56 A$
(1,752.23 lei)
     -66.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,650.85 A$
(11,192.35 lei)
1,450.25 A$
(4,446.01 lei)
     -60.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,557.37 A$
(7,840.09 lei)
1,007.22 A$
(3,087.83 lei)
     -60.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Perth Edit Bucharest Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 763.36 A$
(2,340.22 lei)
383.44 A$
(1,175.52 lei)
     -49.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 500.53 A$
(1,534.48 lei)
236.62 A$
(725.41 lei)
     -52.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Perth Edit Bucharest Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,277.68 A$
(19,245.41 lei)
1,743.35 A$
(5,344.56 lei)
     -72.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.36 7.28      +14.5 %
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