Cost of Living Comparison Between Sofia and London 

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Cost of Living in London is 94.0% higher than in Sofia (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in London is 169.4% higher than in Sofia
Rent Prices in London are 425.1% higher than in Sofia
Restaurant Prices in London are 121.9% higher than in Sofia
Groceries Prices in London are 65.5% higher than in Sofia
Local Purchasing Power in London is 41.1% higher than in Sofia
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Restaurants
Sofia Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.22 €
(20.00 лв)
23.65 €
(20.00 £)
     +131.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.89 €
(80.00 лв)
94.59 €
(80.00 £)
     +131.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.67 €
(15.00 лв)
9.46 €
(8.00 £)
     +23.4 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.04 €
(4.00 лв)
7.69 €
(6.50 £)
     +275.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.56 €
(5.00 лв)
5.91 €
(5.00 £)
     +131.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.91 €
(3.74 лв)
4.32 €
(3.65 £)
     +125.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.22 €
(2.38 лв)
2.37 €
(2.00 £)
     +94.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.78 €
(1.52 лв)
1.80 €
(1.52 £)
     +131.9 %
Markets
Sofia Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.06 €
(11.85 лв)
5.94 €
(5.02 £)
     -1.9 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.89 €
(1.75 лв)
1.67 €
(1.41 £)
     +87.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.86 €
(1.69 лв)
1.14 €
(0.96 £)
     +32.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.21 €
(6.27 лв)
3.75 €
(3.18 £)
     +17.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.22 €
(8.25 лв)
4.13 €
(3.49 £)
     -2.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.22 €
(6.31 лв)
4.10 €
(3.47 £)
     +27.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.71 €
(9.22 лв)
6.71 €
(5.67 £)
     +42.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.68 €
(1.32 лв)
1.41 €
(1.19 £)
     +108.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.77 €
(1.50 лв)
0.75 €
(0.63 £)
     -3.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.75 €
(1.46 лв)
1.42 €
(1.20 £)
     +90.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.00 €
(1.95 лв)
1.82 €
(1.54 £)
     +82.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.46 €
(0.91 лв)
0.69 €
(0.58 £)
     +48.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.50 €
(0.98 лв)
0.64 €
(0.54 £)
     +28.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.93 €
(1.82 лв)
1.20 €
(1.01 £)
     +28.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.64 €
(1.26 лв)
1.55 €
(1.31 £)
     +141.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.13 €
(12.00 лв)
11.23 €
(9.50 £)
     +83.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.93 €
(1.83 лв)
2.35 €
(1.99 £)
     +151.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.60 €
(3.12 лв)
2.91 €
(2.46 £)
     +81.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 3.07 €
(6.00 лв)
17.74 €
(15.00 £)
     +478.3 %
Transportation
Sofia Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.82 €
(1.60 лв)
3.31 €
(2.80 £)
     +304.8 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 25.56 €
(50.00 лв)
236.48 €
(200.00 £)
     +825.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.28 €
(2.50 лв)
5.32 €
(4.50 £)
     +316.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.07 €
(2.09 лв)
3.71 €
(3.13 £)
     +246.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 11.96 €
(23.40 лв)
35.47 €
(30.00 £)
     +196.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.35 €
(10.46 лв)
6.80 €
(5.75 £)
     +27.1 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,550.76 €
(53,900.00 лв)
33,148.37 €
(28,035.00 £)
     +20.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,886.07 €
(46,730.45 лв)
31,761.60 €
(26,862.14 £)
     +33.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Sofia Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 125.60 €
(245.73 лв)
347.50 €
(293.89 £)
     +176.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 16.23 €
(31.75 лв)
18.40 €
(15.56 £)
     +13.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 12.04 €
(23.55 лв)
36.22 €
(30.63 £)
     +200.9 %
Sports And Leisure
Sofia Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.38 €
(65.30 лв)
53.82 €
(45.52 £)
     +61.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.92 €
(33.10 лв)
17.16 €
(14.51 £)
     +1.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.67 €
(15.00 лв)
17.74 €
(15.00 £)
     +131.3 %
Childcare
Sofia Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 479.28 €
(937.67 лв)
2,191.11 €
(1,853.11 £)
     +357.2 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,161.72 €
(14,011.11 лв)
23,817.15 €
(20,143.18 £)
     +232.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Sofia Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 63.18 €
(123.60 лв)
97.87 €
(82.77 £)
     +54.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.86 €
(58.41 лв)
47.66 €
(40.31 £)
     +59.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 92.24 €
(180.46 лв)
106.35 €
(89.95 £)
     +15.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 86.67 €
(169.55 лв)
122.26 €
(103.40 £)
     +41.1 %
Rent Per Month
Sofia Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 511.33 €
(1,000.35 лв)
2,538.86 €
(2,147.22 £)
     +396.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 379.13 €
(741.72 лв)
1,891.92 €
(1,600.08 £)
     +399.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 955.20 €
(1,868.75 лв)
5,250.11 €
(4,440.24 £)
     +449.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 646.24 €
(1,264.30 лв)
3,405.01 €
(2,879.76 £)
     +426.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
Sofia Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 258.56 €
(505.84 лв)
1,487.34 €
(1,257.91 £)
     +475.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 165.80 €
(324.38 лв)
892.36 €
(754.71 £)
     +438.2 %
Salaries And Financing
Sofia Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,193.34 €
(2,334.64 лв)
4,535.25 €
(3,835.65 £)
     +280.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.56 5.48      +54.0 %
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