Cost of Living Comparison Between Sofia and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 104.52% higher than in Sofia (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 177.67% higher than in Sofia
Rent Prices in London are 424.35% higher than in Sofia
Restaurant Prices in London are 147.05% higher than in Sofia
Groceries Prices in London are 81.78% higher than in Sofia
Local Purchasing Power in London is 71.19% higher than in Sofia
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Restaurants
Sofia Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 6.14 €
(12.00 лв)
17.48 €
(15.00 £)
     +184.61 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 30.70 €
(60.00 лв)
69.90 €
(60.00 £)
     +127.69 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.12 €
(10.00 лв)
6.99 €
(6.00 £)
     +36.61 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.49 €
(2.92 лв)
5.83 €
(5.00 £)
     +290.31 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.54 €
(3.00 лв)
5.83 €
(5.00 £)
     +279.48 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.35 €
(2.64 лв)
3.40 €
(2.92 £)
     +151.63 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.89 €
(1.74 лв)
1.76 €
(1.51 £)
     +97.47 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.60 €
(1.17 лв)
1.32 €
(1.13 £)
     +119.76 %
Markets
Sofia Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.08 €
(7.97 лв)
4.20 €
(3.60 £)
     +2.99 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.56 €
(1.10 лв)
1.06 €
(0.91 £)
     +89.05 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.58 €
(1.14 лв)
0.77 €
(0.66 £)
     +32.13 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.65 €
(3.22 лв)
2.59 €
(2.22 £)
     +57.30 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.64 €
(5.16 лв)
3.49 €
(3.00 £)
     +32.39 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.28 €
(4.45 лв)
3.29 €
(2.82 £)
     +44.26 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.58 €
(6.99 лв)
5.33 €
(4.58 £)
     +48.99 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.56 €
(1.09 лв)
1.19 €
(1.02 £)
     +113.29 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.61 €
(1.20 лв)
0.59 €
(0.50 £)
     -4.33 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.58 €
(1.14 лв)
1.06 €
(0.91 £)
     +81.19 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.69 €
(1.34 лв)
1.33 €
(1.14 £)
     +93.67 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.27 €
(0.53 лв)
0.64 €
(0.55 £)
     +137.37 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.27 €
(0.52 лв)
0.64 €
(0.55 £)
     +137.09 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.61 €
(1.19 лв)
0.92 €
(0.79 £)
     +50.51 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.50 €
(0.97 лв)
1.03 €
(0.89 £)
     +107.75 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.12 €
(10.00 лв)
9.32 €
(8.00 £)
     +82.15 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.70 €
(1.36 лв)
2.12 €
(1.82 £)
     +204.51 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.29 €
(2.51 лв)
2.46 €
(2.11 £)
     +91.05 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 3.07 €
(6.00 лв)
14.56 €
(12.50 £)
     +374.35 %
Transportation
Sofia Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.82 €
(1.60 лв)
3.26 €
(2.80 £)
     +298.45 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 25.58 €
(50.00 лв)
182.71 €
(156.83 £)
     +614.14 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.51 €
(1.00 лв)
3.50 €
(3.00 £)
     +583.06 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.66 €
(1.29 лв)
3.19 €
(2.74 £)
     +383.83 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 6.75 €
(13.20 лв)
33.55 €
(28.80 £)
     +396.77 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.73 €
(7.28 лв)
5.32 €
(4.57 £)
     +42.77 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,240.83 €
(39,556.97 лв)
26,816.46 €
(23,017.50 £)
     +32.49 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,260.70 €
(39,595.80 лв)
26,809.49 €
(23,011.52 £)
     +32.32 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Sofia Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 100.05 €
(195.53 лв)
206.16 €
(176.95 £)
     +106.05 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 €
(0.33 лв)
0.15 €
(0.13 £)
     -10.20 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 10.66 €
(20.83 лв)
37.01 €
(31.77 £)
     +247.26 %
Sports And Leisure
Sofia Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 23.41 €
(45.76 лв)
51.73 €
(44.40 £)
     +120.94 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.85 €
(27.07 лв)
12.12 €
(10.40 £)
     -12.51 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 6.14 €
(12.00 лв)
16.31 €
(14.00 £)
     +165.63 %
Childcare
Sofia Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 376.86 €
(736.50 лв)
1,654.41 €
(1,420.04 £)
     +339.00 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,175.90 €
(10,115.34 лв)
21,078.38 €
(18,092.31 £)
     +307.24 %
Clothing And Shoes
Sofia Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 49.08 €
(95.91 лв)
69.87 €
(59.97 £)
     +42.37 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.36 €
(55.42 лв)
33.79 €
(29.00 £)
     +19.14 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.49 €
(139.71 лв)
83.07 €
(71.30 £)
     +16.20 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 70.76 €
(138.30 лв)
95.00 €
(81.54 £)
     +34.24 %
Rent Per Month
Sofia Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 367.07 €
(717.37 лв)
1,935.17 €
(1,661.03 £)
     +427.19 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 276.37 €
(540.11 лв)
1,460.83 €
(1,253.88 £)
     +428.58 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 689.62 €
(1,347.73 лв)
3,794.72 €
(3,257.14 £)
     +450.27 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 498.32 €
(973.88 лв)
2,416.77 €
(2,074.40 £)
     +384.98 %
Buy Apartment Price
Sofia Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 159.07 €
(310.88 лв)
1,200.64 €
(1,030.55 £)
     +654.77 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 101.72 €
(198.80 лв)
598.49 €
(513.70 £)
     +488.34 %
Salaries And Financing
Sofia Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 771.17 €
(1,507.10 лв)
3,665.69 €
(3,146.39 £)
     +375.34 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.29 2.54      -22.64 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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