Cost of Living Comparison Between Minsk and Bucharest 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Bucharest are 32.98% higher than in Minsk (without rent)
Rent Prices in Bucharest are 29.71% higher than in Minsk
Restaurant Prices in Bucharest are 21.95% higher than in Minsk
Groceries Prices in Bucharest are 28.45% higher than in Minsk
Local Purchasing Power in Bucharest is 47.61% higher than in Minsk
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Restaurants
Minsk[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 BYN
(32.14 lei)
21.78 BYN
(35.00 lei)
     +8.91 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 BYN
(128.55 lei)
93.35 BYN
(150.00 lei)
     +16.69 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 BYN
(16.07 lei)
12.45 BYN
(20.00 lei)
     +24.47 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 BYN
(6.43 lei)
4.98 BYN
(8.00 lei)
     +24.47 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.05 BYN
(8.11 lei)
6.22 BYN
(10.00 lei)
     +23.23 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.60 BYN
(5.79 lei)
6.25 BYN
(10.05 lei)
     +73.57 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.50 BYN
(2.41 lei)
3.95 BYN
(6.35 lei)
     +163.65 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.04 BYN
(1.67 lei)
3.52 BYN
(5.66 lei)
     +239.40 %
Markets
Minsk[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.79 BYN
(10.91 lei)
11.68 BYN
(18.76 lei)
     +72.01 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.21 BYN
(1.94 lei)
1.82 BYN
(2.92 lei)
     +50.28 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.20 BYN
(1.92 lei)
1.58 BYN
(2.54 lei)
     +32.32 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.11 BYN
(5.00 lei)
6.65 BYN
(10.68 lei)
     +113.82 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.36 BYN
(10.22 lei)
6.98 BYN
(11.22 lei)
     +9.83 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.82 BYN
(6.13 lei)
6.26 BYN
(10.06 lei)
     +63.94 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.81 BYN
(10.95 lei)
9.70 BYN
(15.58 lei)
     +42.29 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.57 BYN
(2.52 lei)
1.34 BYN
(2.15 lei)
     -14.73 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.36 BYN
(2.18 lei)
1.64 BYN
(2.63 lei)
     +20.68 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.02 BYN
(3.24 lei)
1.65 BYN
(2.65 lei)
     -18.38 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.99 BYN
(3.20 lei)
1.63 BYN
(2.61 lei)
     -18.27 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.54 BYN
(0.87 lei)
0.84 BYN
(1.34 lei)
     +54.76 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.65 BYN
(1.05 lei)
0.81 BYN
(1.31 lei)
     +24.47 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.52 BYN
(4.05 lei)
1.63 BYN
(2.62 lei)
     -35.33 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.34 BYN
(2.15 lei)
1.60 BYN
(2.58 lei)
     +19.81 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 BYN
(32.14 lei)
15.56 BYN
(25.00 lei)
     -22.21 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.17 BYN
(3.48 lei)
2.19 BYN
(3.51 lei)
     +0.99 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.24 BYN
(6.81 lei)
3.53 BYN
(5.67 lei)
     -16.80 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 3.82 BYN
(6.15 lei)
12.45 BYN
(20.00 lei)
     +225.40 %
Transportation
Minsk[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.70 BYN
(1.12 lei)
0.93 BYN
(1.50 lei)
     +33.36 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 38.25 BYN
(61.46 lei)
43.56 BYN
(70.00 lei)
     +13.89 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.90 BYN
(6.27 lei)
1.24 BYN
(2.00 lei)
     -68.09 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.93 BYN
(1.49 lei)
2.00 BYN
(3.22 lei)
     +116.46 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 7.00 BYN
(11.25 lei)
12.45 BYN
(20.00 lei)
     +77.81 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.88 BYN
(11.06 lei)
11.88 BYN
(19.09 lei)
     +72.55 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 36,500.00 BYN
(58,650.81 lei)
53,523.88 BYN
(86,006.00 lei)
     +46.64 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 48,256.60 BYN
(77,542.15 lei)
58,281.32 BYN
(93,650.60 lei)
     +20.77 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Minsk[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 118.88 BYN
(191.02 lei)
278.90 BYN
(448.15 lei)
     +134.61 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 BYN
(0.20 lei)
0.25 BYN
(0.40 lei)
     +101.07 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.07 BYN
(48.32 lei)
25.29 BYN
(40.64 lei)
     -15.90 %
Sports And Leisure
Minsk[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 73.55 BYN
(118.18 lei)
117.35 BYN
(188.57 lei)
     +59.56 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 42.72 BYN
(68.64 lei)
42.30 BYN
(67.97 lei)
     -0.98 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 BYN
(16.07 lei)
18.67 BYN
(30.00 lei)
     +86.70 %
Childcare
Minsk[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,124.43 BYN
(1,806.81 lei)
1,064.30 BYN
(1,710.19 lei)
     -5.35 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,542.83 BYN
(21,761.59 lei)
24,779.59 BYN
(39,817.61 lei)
     +82.97 %
Clothing And Shoes
Minsk[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 153.06 BYN
(245.95 lei)
188.85 BYN
(303.45 lei)
     +23.38 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 96.24 BYN
(154.65 lei)
98.39 BYN
(158.10 lei)
     +2.23 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 239.74 BYN
(385.24 lei)
202.67 BYN
(325.66 lei)
     -15.46 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 216.46 BYN
(347.82 lei)
238.61 BYN
(383.41 lei)
     +10.23 %
Rent Per Month
Minsk[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 979.87 BYN
(1,574.53 lei)
1,227.59 BYN
(1,972.59 lei)
     +25.28 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 629.44 BYN
(1,011.42 lei)
867.21 BYN
(1,393.49 lei)
     +37.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,724.41 BYN
(2,770.91 lei)
2,180.11 BYN
(3,503.16 lei)
     +26.43 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,099.58 BYN
(1,766.88 lei)
1,475.33 BYN
(2,370.67 lei)
     +34.17 %
Buy Apartment Price
Minsk[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 429.67 BYN
(690.42 lei)
512.14 BYN
(822.94 lei)
     +19.19 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 276.29 BYN
(443.96 lei)
331.54 BYN
(532.74 lei)
     +20.00 %
Salaries And Financing
Minsk[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,126.58 BYN
(1,810.27 lei)
2,198.12 BYN
(3,532.10 lei)
     +95.12 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 13.84 6.29      -54.52 %
Last update: November 2020November 2020
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