Cost of Living Comparison Between Sofia and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 140.3% higher than in Sofia (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 256.5% higher than in Sofia
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 673.9% higher than in Sofia
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 180.9% higher than in Sofia
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 150.5% higher than in Sofia
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 39.0% higher than in Sofia
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Restaurants
Sofia Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 лв
(11.06 $)
54.24 лв
(30.00 $)
     +171.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 лв
(38.71 $)
235.06 лв
(130.00 $)
     +235.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 лв
(8.30 $)
21.70 лв
(12.00 $)
     +44.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.96 лв
(2.19 $)
14.47 лв
(8.00 $)
     +265.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 лв
(2.77 $)
18.08 лв
(10.00 $)
     +261.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.96 лв
(2.19 $)
10.69 лв
(5.91 $)
     +170.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.46 лв
(1.36 $)
5.52 лв
(3.05 $)
     +124.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.69 лв
(0.93 $)
4.16 лв
(2.30 $)
     +146.0 %
Markets
Sofia Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.93 лв
(6.60 $)
9.68 лв
(5.35 $)
     -18.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.74 лв
(0.96 $)
7.68 лв
(4.25 $)
     +341.1 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.62 лв
(0.90 $)
5.87 лв
(3.25 $)
     +262.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.95 лв
(3.29 $)
10.18 лв
(5.63 $)
     +71.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.19 лв
(4.53 $)
13.48 лв
(7.46 $)
     +64.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.14 лв
(3.40 $)
13.29 лв
(7.35 $)
     +116.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.58 лв
(5.30 $)
16.09 лв
(8.90 $)
     +67.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.26 лв
(0.70 $)
5.70 лв
(3.15 $)
     +350.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.47 лв
(0.81 $)
1.65 лв
(0.91 $)
     +12.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.36 лв
(0.75 $)
4.83 лв
(2.67 $)
     +256.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.81 лв
(1.00 $)
5.09 лв
(2.82 $)
     +180.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.86 лв
(0.48 $)
3.34 лв
(1.85 $)
     +287.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.03 лв
(0.57 $)
3.17 лв
(1.75 $)
     +206.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.85 лв
(1.02 $)
5.20 лв
(2.88 $)
     +180.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.20 лв
(0.67 $)
4.42 лв
(2.45 $)
     +267.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.00 лв
(6.08 $)
36.16 лв
(20.00 $)
     +228.8 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.81 лв
(1.00 $)
4.33 лв
(2.39 $)
     +138.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.08 лв
(1.70 $)
6.92 лв
(3.83 $)
     +124.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.00 лв
(3.32 $)
30.74 лв
(17.00 $)
     +412.3 %
Transportation
Sofia Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.60 лв
(0.88 $)
5.24 лв
(2.90 $)
     +227.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 лв
(27.65 $)
238.68 лв
(132.00 $)
     +377.4 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 лв
(1.38 $)
9.04 лв
(5.00 $)
     +261.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.09 лв
(1.16 $)
5.88 лв
(3.25 $)
     +180.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 23.40 лв
(12.94 $)
54.24 лв
(30.00 $)
     +131.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 10.31 лв
(5.70 $)
7.09 лв
(3.92 $)
     -31.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 50,881.00 лв
(28,139.59 $)
50,628.59 лв
(28,000.00 $)
     -0.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 46,506.51 лв
(25,720.29 $)
46,807.36 лв
(25,886.68 $)
     +0.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Sofia Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 234.71 лв
(129.81 $)
304.58 лв
(168.45 $)
     +29.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 31.13 лв
(17.22 $)
114.82 лв
(63.50 $)
     +268.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 23.58 лв
(13.04 $)
128.38 лв
(71.00 $)
     +444.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Sofia Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 62.15 лв
(34.37 $)
206.79 лв
(114.37 $)
     +232.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 32.21 лв
(17.82 $)
119.04 лв
(65.83 $)
     +269.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 лв
(8.30 $)
36.16 лв
(20.00 $)
     +141.1 %
Childcare
Sofia Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 897.73 лв
(496.49 $)
5,529.27 лв
(3,057.95 $)
     +515.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,461.29 лв
(7,997.78 $)
114,366.37 лв
(63,250.00 $)
     +690.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
Sofia Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 123.86 лв
(68.50 $)
124.09 лв
(68.63 $)
     +0.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 62.41 лв
(34.52 $)
80.66 лв
(44.61 $)
     +29.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 165.21 лв
(91.37 $)
178.38 лв
(98.65 $)
     +8.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 158.32 лв
(87.56 $)
291.69 лв
(161.32 $)
     +84.2 %
Rent Per Month
Sofia Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 957.38 лв
(529.48 $)
7,361.64 лв
(4,071.33 $)
     +668.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 700.28 лв
(387.29 $)
4,857.53 лв
(2,686.44 $)
     +593.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,659.52 лв
(917.79 $)
14,708.18 лв
(8,134.32 $)
     +786.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,170.61 лв
(647.40 $)
7,804.57 лв
(4,316.30 $)
     +566.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Sofia Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 486.19 лв
(268.89 $)
2,672.26 лв
(1,477.89 $)
     +449.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 301.84 лв
(166.93 $)
2,105.91 лв
(1,164.67 $)
     +597.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Sofia Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,291.80 лв
(1,267.47 $)
11,358.74 лв
(6,281.92 $)
     +395.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.81 6.65      +74.4 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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