Cost of Living Comparison Between Minsk and Bucharest 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Bucharest are 34.49% higher than in Minsk (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bucharest are 34.30% higher than in Minsk
Rent Prices in Bucharest are 33.72% higher than in Minsk
Restaurant Prices in Bucharest are 21.60% higher than in Minsk
Groceries Prices in Bucharest are 30.32% higher than in Minsk
Local Purchasing Power in Bucharest is 50.74% higher than in Minsk
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Restaurants
Minsk Edit Bucharest Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 BYN
(31.37 lei)
19.13 BYN
(30.00 lei)
     -4.36 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 BYN
(117.63 lei)
95.64 BYN
(150.00 lei)
     +27.52 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 BYN
(15.68 lei)
12.75 BYN
(20.00 lei)
     +27.52 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.50 BYN
(5.49 lei)
5.10 BYN
(8.00 lei)
     +45.74 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 BYN
(7.84 lei)
6.38 BYN
(10.00 lei)
     +27.52 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.54 BYN
(5.55 lei)
6.36 BYN
(9.97 lei)
     +79.63 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.53 BYN
(2.40 lei)
4.11 BYN
(6.45 lei)
     +169.03 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.11 BYN
(1.75 lei)
3.68 BYN
(5.77 lei)
     +230.13 %
Markets
Minsk Edit Bucharest Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.57 BYN
(10.31 lei)
12.24 BYN
(19.20 lei)
     +86.35 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.32 BYN
(2.06 lei)
1.85 BYN
(2.90 lei)
     +40.81 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.24 BYN
(1.94 lei)
1.61 BYN
(2.53 lei)
     +30.50 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.09 BYN
(4.85 lei)
6.82 BYN
(10.70 lei)
     +120.58 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.62 BYN
(10.38 lei)
7.19 BYN
(11.27 lei)
     +8.58 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.72 BYN
(5.83 lei)
6.37 BYN
(9.99 lei)
     +71.39 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.81 BYN
(10.69 lei)
10.00 BYN
(15.68 lei)
     +46.75 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.58 BYN
(2.48 lei)
1.34 BYN
(2.10 lei)
     -15.44 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.33 BYN
(2.08 lei)
1.66 BYN
(2.60 lei)
     +24.87 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.06 BYN
(3.23 lei)
1.66 BYN
(2.61 lei)
     -19.27 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.03 BYN
(3.19 lei)
1.64 BYN
(2.57 lei)
     -19.33 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.58 BYN
(0.92 lei)
0.84 BYN
(1.32 lei)
     +43.94 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.64 BYN
(1.01 lei)
0.83 BYN
(1.30 lei)
     +28.86 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.52 BYN
(3.95 lei)
1.64 BYN
(2.57 lei)
     -34.83 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.40 BYN
(2.19 lei)
1.66 BYN
(2.60 lei)
     +18.87 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 BYN
(31.37 lei)
15.94 BYN
(25.00 lei)
     -20.30 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.19 BYN
(3.43 lei)
2.30 BYN
(3.60 lei)
     +5.04 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.32 BYN
(6.77 lei)
3.70 BYN
(5.80 lei)
     -14.25 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 3.83 BYN
(6.00 lei)
13.07 BYN
(20.50 lei)
     +241.48 %
Transportation
Minsk Edit Bucharest Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.70 BYN
(1.10 lei)
0.96 BYN
(1.50 lei)
     +36.63 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 BYN
(62.73 lei)
44.63 BYN
(70.00 lei)
     +11.58 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.70 BYN
(5.80 lei)
1.28 BYN
(2.00 lei)
     -65.53 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.89 BYN
(1.39 lei)
2.05 BYN
(3.22 lei)
     +131.86 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 6.50 BYN
(10.19 lei)
12.75 BYN
(20.00 lei)
     +96.19 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.87 BYN
(10.78 lei)
11.90 BYN
(18.66 lei)
     +73.05 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 38,000.00 BYN
(59,597.65 lei)
54,519.40 BYN
(85,506.00 lei)
     +43.47 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 49,579.26 BYN
(77,758.08 lei)
60,271.24 BYN
(94,526.95 lei)
     +21.57 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Minsk Edit Bucharest Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 117.51 BYN
(184.30 lei)
290.45 BYN
(455.53 lei)
     +147.17 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 BYN
(0.20 lei)
0.28 BYN
(0.44 lei)
     +125.11 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.58 BYN
(46.40 lei)
25.51 BYN
(40.01 lei)
     -13.77 %
Sports And Leisure
Minsk Edit Bucharest Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 74.44 BYN
(116.75 lei)
119.00 BYN
(186.63 lei)
     +59.85 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 42.25 BYN
(66.26 lei)
43.37 BYN
(68.02 lei)
     +2.64 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 BYN
(15.68 lei)
19.13 BYN
(30.00 lei)
     +91.28 %
Childcare
Minsk Edit Bucharest Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,162.62 BYN
(1,823.40 lei)
1,119.01 BYN
(1,755.01 lei)
     -3.75 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,708.70 BYN
(23,068.52 lei)
25,400.31 BYN
(39,836.80 lei)
     +72.69 %
Clothing And Shoes
Minsk Edit Bucharest Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 153.51 BYN
(240.76 lei)
191.16 BYN
(299.81 lei)
     +24.53 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 101.52 BYN
(159.22 lei)
102.32 BYN
(160.48 lei)
     +0.79 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 236.40 BYN
(370.76 lei)
196.78 BYN
(308.63 lei)
     -16.76 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 221.25 BYN
(346.99 lei)
238.54 BYN
(374.11 lei)
     +7.81 %
Rent Per Month
Minsk Edit Bucharest Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 974.55 BYN
(1,528.44 lei)
1,237.58 BYN
(1,940.97 lei)
     +26.99 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 631.86 BYN
(990.99 lei)
867.40 BYN
(1,360.39 lei)
     +37.28 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,721.25 BYN
(2,699.53 lei)
2,317.47 BYN
(3,634.62 lei)
     +34.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,114.54 BYN
(1,748.01 lei)
1,517.70 BYN
(2,380.30 lei)
     +36.17 %
Buy Apartment Price
Minsk Edit Bucharest Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 452.14 BYN
(709.12 lei)
527.36 BYN
(827.09 lei)
     +16.64 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 282.54 BYN
(443.12 lei)
339.72 BYN
(532.81 lei)
     +20.24 %
Salaries And Financing
Minsk Edit Bucharest Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,109.86 BYN
(1,740.67 lei)
2,246.85 BYN
(3,523.86 lei)
     +102.44 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 13.94 6.20      -55.54 %
Last update: January 2021January 2021
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