Cost of Living Comparison Between Sofia and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 114.6% higher than in Sofia (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 226.9% higher than in Sofia
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 660.9% higher than in Sofia
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 127.6% higher than in Sofia
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 145.7% higher than in Sofia
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 66.8% higher than in Sofia
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Restaurants
Sofia Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 лв
(11.15 $)
44.82 лв
(25.00 $)
     +124.1 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 лв
(44.62 $)
179.30 лв
(100.00 $)
     +124.1 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 лв
(6.69 $)
18.93 лв
(10.55 $)
     +57.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 лв
(2.23 $)
14.34 лв
(8.00 $)
     +258.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 лв
(2.79 $)
17.93 лв
(10.00 $)
     +258.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.69 лв
(2.06 $)
9.23 лв
(5.15 $)
     +150.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.31 лв
(1.29 $)
4.93 лв
(2.75 $)
     +113.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.58 лв
(0.88 $)
3.87 лв
(2.16 $)
     +144.8 %
Markets
Sofia Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.75 лв
(6.56 $)
8.57 лв
(4.78 $)
     -27.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.73 лв
(0.96 $)
6.97 лв
(3.89 $)
     +304.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.63 лв
(0.91 $)
6.53 лв
(3.64 $)
     +300.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.29 лв
(2.95 $)
8.29 лв
(4.62 $)
     +56.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.64 лв
(4.82 $)
13.76 лв
(7.67 $)
     +59.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.48 лв
(3.62 $)
14.01 лв
(7.81 $)
     +116.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.34 лв
(5.21 $)
17.26 лв
(9.63 $)
     +84.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.21 лв
(0.68 $)
4.62 лв
(2.58 $)
     +281.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.39 лв
(0.78 $)
1.88 лв
(1.05 $)
     +35.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.32 лв
(0.74 $)
4.20 лв
(2.34 $)
     +217.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.92 лв
(1.07 $)
5.00 лв
(2.79 $)
     +161.1 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.78 лв
(0.43 $)
3.37 лв
(1.88 $)
     +334.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.73 лв
(0.41 $)
3.08 лв
(1.72 $)
     +321.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.64 лв
(0.92 $)
4.99 лв
(2.79 $)
     +203.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.16 лв
(0.65 $)
4.40 лв
(2.45 $)
     +280.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 лв
(6.69 $)
32.27 лв
(18.00 $)
     +168.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.64 лв
(0.91 $)
5.69 лв
(3.18 $)
     +247.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.85 лв
(1.59 $)
7.01 лв
(3.91 $)
     +146.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.00 лв
(3.35 $)
28.69 лв
(16.00 $)
     +378.1 %
Transportation
Sofia Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.60 лв
(0.89 $)
4.93 лв
(2.75 $)
     +208.2 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 лв
(27.89 $)
231.30 лв
(129.00 $)
     +362.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.19 лв
(1.22 $)
8.07 лв
(4.50 $)
     +268.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.93 лв
(1.08 $)
5.38 лв
(3.00 $)
     +178.5 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 18.00 лв
(10.04 $)
53.79 лв
(30.00 $)
     +198.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 12.08 лв
(6.74 $)
7.29 лв
(4.07 $)
     -39.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 45,000.00 лв
(25,097.69 $)
46,617.84 лв
(26,000.00 $)
     +3.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 43,875.00 лв
(24,470.24 $)
43,415.20 лв
(24,213.80 $)
     -1.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Sofia Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 243.31 лв
(135.70 $)
322.26 лв
(179.73 $)
     +32.5 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.34 лв
(0.19 $)
0.19 лв
(0.10 $)
     -45.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 23.67 лв
(13.20 $)
123.46 лв
(68.86 $)
     +421.5 %
Sports And Leisure
Sofia Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 54.25 лв
(30.26 $)
181.42 лв
(101.18 $)
     +234.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.37 лв
(15.26 $)
68.13 лв
(38.00 $)
     +149.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 лв
(8.37 $)
32.27 лв
(18.00 $)
     +115.2 %
Childcare
Sofia Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 814.79 лв
(454.43 $)
4,060.49 лв
(2,264.64 $)
     +398.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,497.93 лв
(7,528.15 $)
71,556.76 лв
(39,909.09 $)
     +430.1 %
Clothing And Shoes
Sofia Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 121.33 лв
(67.67 $)
115.46 лв
(64.40 $)
     -4.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 61.04 лв
(34.05 $)
102.71 лв
(57.29 $)
     +68.3 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 147.89 лв
(82.48 $)
170.64 лв
(95.17 $)
     +15.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 157.71 лв
(87.96 $)
269.98 лв
(150.58 $)
     +71.2 %
Rent Per Month
Sofia Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 849.46 лв
(473.77 $)
6,852.69 лв
(3,821.93 $)
     +706.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 643.64 лв
(358.97 $)
4,266.83 лв
(2,379.72 $)
     +562.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,542.59 лв
(860.34 $)
12,649.23 лв
(7,054.81 $)
     +720.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,053.31 лв
(587.46 $)
7,342.79 лв
(4,095.26 $)
     +597.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
Sofia Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 449.25 лв
(250.56 $)
2,378.32 лв
(1,326.45 $)
     +429.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 293.04 лв
(163.44 $)
1,545.00 лв
(861.69 $)
     +427.2 %
Salaries And Financing
Sofia Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,898.52 лв
(1,058.86 $)
10,353.13 лв
(5,774.21 $)
     +445.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.20 5.66      +76.7 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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