Cost of Living Comparison Between Toronto and Bucharest 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Cost of Living in Bucharest is 38.1% lower than in Toronto (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Bucharest is 51.2% lower than in Toronto
Rent Prices in Bucharest are 72.2% lower than in Toronto
Restaurant Prices in Bucharest are 37.1% lower than in Toronto
Groceries Prices in Bucharest are 45.0% lower than in Toronto
Local Purchasing Power in Bucharest is 31.5% lower than in Toronto
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Restaurants
Toronto Edit Bucharest Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 84.45 lei
(25.00 C$)
50.00 lei
(14.80 C$)
     -40.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 405.36 lei
(120.00 C$)
250.00 lei
(74.01 C$)
     -38.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 50.67 lei
(15.00 C$)
35.00 lei
(10.36 C$)
     -30.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 27.02 lei
(8.00 C$)
12.50 lei
(3.70 C$)
     -53.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 33.78 lei
(10.00 C$)
17.00 lei
(5.03 C$)
     -49.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 18.20 lei
(5.39 C$)
14.41 lei
(4.27 C$)
     -20.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 9.51 lei
(2.82 C$)
9.11 lei
(2.70 C$)
     -4.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 7.43 lei
(2.20 C$)
9.54 lei
(2.82 C$)
     +28.4 %
Markets
Toronto Edit Bucharest Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 52.81 lei
(15.63 C$)
30.14 lei
(8.92 C$)
     -42.9 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 11.70 lei
(3.46 C$)
4.64 lei
(1.38 C$)
     -60.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 7.11 lei
(2.10 C$)
3.54 lei
(1.05 C$)
     -50.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 15.50 lei
(4.59 C$)
14.79 lei
(4.38 C$)
     -4.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 23.83 lei
(7.05 C$)
19.05 lei
(5.64 C$)
     -20.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 26.41 lei
(7.82 C$)
13.86 lei
(4.10 C$)
     -47.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 28.88 lei
(8.55 C$)
22.61 lei
(6.69 C$)
     -21.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 8.01 lei
(2.37 C$)
2.47 lei
(0.73 C$)
     -69.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 3.14 lei
(0.93 C$)
3.49 lei
(1.03 C$)
     +11.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 8.05 lei
(2.38 C$)
3.29 lei
(0.97 C$)
     -59.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 7.76 lei
(2.30 C$)
4.32 lei
(1.28 C$)
     -44.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 5.43 lei
(1.61 C$)
2.20 lei
(0.65 C$)
     -59.4 %
Onion (1 lb) 5.81 lei
(1.72 C$)
2.14 lei
(0.63 C$)
     -63.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 10.30 lei
(3.05 C$)
3.88 lei
(1.15 C$)
     -62.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 8.04 lei
(2.38 C$)
3.47 lei
(1.03 C$)
     -56.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 60.80 lei
(18.00 C$)
30.00 lei
(8.88 C$)
     -50.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 11.44 lei
(3.39 C$)
5.00 lei
(1.48 C$)
     -56.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 12.51 lei
(3.70 C$)
7.81 lei
(2.31 C$)
     -37.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 67.56 lei
(20.00 C$)
26.00 lei
(7.70 C$)
     -61.5 %
Transportation
Toronto Edit Bucharest Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 11.32 lei
(3.35 C$)
3.00 lei
(0.89 C$)
     -73.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 526.97 lei
(156.00 C$)
80.00 lei
(23.68 C$)
     -84.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 16.89 lei
(5.00 C$)
3.00 lei
(0.89 C$)
     -82.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 9.51 lei
(2.82 C$)
4.83 lei
(1.43 C$)
     -49.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 104.72 lei
(31.00 C$)
30.00 lei
(8.88 C$)
     -71.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 20.32 lei
(6.02 C$)
26.82 lei
(7.94 C$)
     +32.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 115,145.97 lei
(34,087.00 C$)
120,738.29 lei
(35,742.51 C$)
     +4.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 102,481.02 lei
(30,337.76 C$)
118,889.47 lei
(35,195.20 C$)
     +16.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Toronto Edit Bucharest Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 535.57 lei
(158.55 C$)
714.57 lei
(211.54 C$)
     +33.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 208.68 lei
(61.78 C$)
43.86 lei
(12.98 C$)
     -79.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 242.66 lei
(71.84 C$)
40.87 lei
(12.10 C$)
     -83.2 %
Sports And Leisure
Toronto Edit Bucharest Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 236.63 lei
(70.05 C$)
229.12 lei
(67.83 C$)
     -3.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 88.31 lei
(26.14 C$)
100.12 lei
(29.64 C$)
     +13.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 60.80 lei
(18.00 C$)
35.00 lei
(10.36 C$)
     -42.4 %
Childcare
Toronto Edit Bucharest Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 4,956.05 lei
(1,467.15 C$)
2,203.53 lei
(652.32 C$)
     -55.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 84,731.56 lei
(25,083.33 C$)
44,419.84 lei
(13,149.73 C$)
     -47.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Toronto Edit Bucharest Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 274.82 lei
(81.36 C$)
369.08 lei
(109.26 C$)
     +34.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 171.48 lei
(50.76 C$)
186.31 lei
(55.15 C$)
     +8.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 459.25 lei
(135.95 C$)
381.93 lei
(113.06 C$)
     -16.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 553.30 lei
(163.79 C$)
471.11 lei
(139.46 C$)
     -14.9 %
Rent Per Month
Toronto Edit Bucharest Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 8,422.15 lei
(2,493.24 C$)
2,631.41 lei
(778.98 C$)
     -68.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,244.22 lei
(2,144.53 C$)
1,761.38 lei
(521.43 C$)
     -75.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 14,887.78 lei
(4,407.27 C$)
4,421.50 lei
(1,308.91 C$)
     -70.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 12,199.62 lei
(3,611.49 C$)
3,079.40 lei
(911.60 C$)
     -74.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
Toronto Edit Bucharest Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,338.26 lei
(1,284.27 C$)
1,175.44 lei
(347.97 C$)
     -72.9 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,359.97 lei
(994.66 C$)
725.37 lei
(214.73 C$)
     -78.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Toronto Edit Bucharest Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 16,055.26 lei
(4,752.89 C$)
5,363.02 lei
(1,587.63 C$)
     -66.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.45 7.28      +12.9 %
Last update: June 2024June 2024
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