Cost of Living Comparison Between Minsk and Bucharest 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Bucharest are 25.16% higher than in Minsk (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bucharest are 24.28% higher than in Minsk
Rent Prices in Bucharest are 21.57% higher than in Minsk
Restaurant Prices in Bucharest are 19.94% higher than in Minsk
Groceries Prices in Bucharest are 24.98% higher than in Minsk
Local Purchasing Power in Bucharest is 47.68% higher than in Minsk
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Restaurants
Minsk Edit Bucharest Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 BYN
(32.66 lei)
21.43 BYN
(35.00 lei)
     +7.17 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 BYN
(130.63 lei)
91.86 BYN
(150.00 lei)
     +14.83 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 BYN
(16.33 lei)
12.25 BYN
(20.00 lei)
     +22.49 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 BYN
(6.53 lei)
4.90 BYN
(8.00 lei)
     +22.49 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 BYN
(8.16 lei)
7.35 BYN
(12.00 lei)
     +46.98 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.82 BYN
(6.23 lei)
6.26 BYN
(10.23 lei)
     +64.05 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.69 BYN
(2.75 lei)
3.92 BYN
(6.41 lei)
     +132.80 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.11 BYN
(1.82 lei)
3.75 BYN
(6.12 lei)
     +237.36 %
Markets
Minsk Edit Bucharest Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.66 BYN
(10.88 lei)
12.08 BYN
(19.72 lei)
     +81.26 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.24 BYN
(2.03 lei)
1.77 BYN
(2.90 lei)
     +42.93 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.20 BYN
(1.96 lei)
1.50 BYN
(2.44 lei)
     +24.76 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.28 BYN
(5.36 lei)
6.62 BYN
(10.82 lei)
     +101.84 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.31 BYN
(10.30 lei)
7.23 BYN
(11.81 lei)
     +14.61 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.83 BYN
(6.26 lei)
6.15 BYN
(10.04 lei)
     +60.32 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.23 BYN
(11.81 lei)
9.64 BYN
(15.74 lei)
     +33.36 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.37 BYN
(2.23 lei)
1.27 BYN
(2.08 lei)
     -6.61 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.44 BYN
(2.36 lei)
1.63 BYN
(2.66 lei)
     +12.69 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.95 BYN
(3.19 lei)
1.51 BYN
(2.47 lei)
     -22.68 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.23 BYN
(3.64 lei)
1.71 BYN
(2.79 lei)
     -23.45 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.69 BYN
(1.13 lei)
0.75 BYN
(1.23 lei)
     +8.90 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.66 BYN
(1.08 lei)
0.79 BYN
(1.29 lei)
     +18.89 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.94 BYN
(4.81 lei)
1.68 BYN
(2.74 lei)
     -43.06 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.46 BYN
(2.38 lei)
1.65 BYN
(2.69 lei)
     +13.13 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.75 BYN
(27.35 lei)
15.31 BYN
(25.00 lei)
     -8.60 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.39 BYN
(3.90 lei)
2.38 BYN
(3.89 lei)
     -0.44 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.62 BYN
(7.54 lei)
3.87 BYN
(6.32 lei)
     -16.11 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4.00 BYN
(6.53 lei)
12.86 BYN
(21.00 lei)
     +221.52 %
Transportation
Minsk Edit Bucharest Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.75 BYN
(1.22 lei)
0.92 BYN
(1.50 lei)
     +22.49 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 45.54 BYN
(74.36 lei)
42.87 BYN
(70.00 lei)
     -5.86 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.70 BYN
(6.04 lei)
1.22 BYN
(2.00 lei)
     -66.90 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.89 BYN
(1.45 lei)
1.97 BYN
(3.22 lei)
     +122.70 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 9.60 BYN
(15.68 lei)
12.25 BYN
(20.00 lei)
     +27.59 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.10 BYN
(11.59 lei)
12.14 BYN
(19.82 lei)
     +70.93 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 50,189.16 BYN
(81,951.13 lei)
55,118.52 BYN
(90,000.00 lei)
     +9.82 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 56,221.87 BYN
(91,801.61 lei)
59,125.84 BYN
(96,543.33 lei)
     +5.17 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Minsk Edit Bucharest Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 134.68 BYN
(219.92 lei)
304.94 BYN
(497.92 lei)
     +126.41 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 BYN
(0.19 lei)
0.28 BYN
(0.45 lei)
     +137.78 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.79 BYN
(51.91 lei)
24.93 BYN
(40.71 lei)
     -21.57 %
Sports And Leisure
Minsk Edit Bucharest Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 78.63 BYN
(128.38 lei)
108.58 BYN
(177.30 lei)
     +38.10 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 51.54 BYN
(84.15 lei)
42.80 BYN
(69.89 lei)
     -16.96 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 BYN
(16.33 lei)
18.37 BYN
(30.00 lei)
     +83.73 %
Childcare
Minsk Edit Bucharest Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,389.54 BYN
(2,268.90 lei)
1,022.97 BYN
(1,670.35 lei)
     -26.38 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 24,611.30 BYN
(40,186.43 lei)
22,598.36 BYN
(36,899.63 lei)
     -8.18 %
Clothing And Shoes
Minsk Edit Bucharest Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 158.55 BYN
(258.88 lei)
173.33 BYN
(283.02 lei)
     +9.32 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 97.70 BYN
(159.53 lei)
99.26 BYN
(162.08 lei)
     +1.60 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 235.65 BYN
(384.78 lei)
189.60 BYN
(309.59 lei)
     -19.54 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 237.67 BYN
(388.08 lei)
228.94 BYN
(373.83 lei)
     -3.67 %
Rent Per Month
Minsk Edit Bucharest Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,038.63 BYN
(1,695.92 lei)
1,221.37 BYN
(1,994.31 lei)
     +17.59 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 654.62 BYN
(1,068.90 lei)
841.26 BYN
(1,373.65 lei)
     +28.51 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,878.85 BYN
(3,067.87 lei)
2,256.62 BYN
(3,684.71 lei)
     +20.11 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,156.69 BYN
(1,888.70 lei)
1,459.39 BYN
(2,382.96 lei)
     +26.17 %
Buy Apartment Price
Minsk Edit Bucharest Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 490.41 BYN
(800.77 lei)
524.01 BYN
(855.62 lei)
     +6.85 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 292.38 BYN
(477.41 lei)
320.76 BYN
(523.75 lei)
     +9.70 %
Salaries And Financing
Minsk Edit Bucharest Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,202.30 BYN
(1,963.16 lei)
2,206.66 BYN
(3,603.14 lei)
     +83.54 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 15.60 6.03      -61.33 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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