Cost of Living Comparison Between Lyon and Sofia 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Sofia are 38.41% lower than in Lyon (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sofia are 40.70% lower than in Lyon
Rent Prices in Sofia are 48.12% lower than in Lyon
Restaurant Prices in Sofia are 38.33% lower than in Lyon
Groceries Prices in Sofia are 44.05% lower than in Lyon
Local Purchasing Power in Sofia is 36.69% lower than in Lyon
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Restaurants
Lyon Edit Sofia Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(29.34 лв)
10.23 €
(20.00 лв)
     -31.83 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(117.35 лв)
38.35 €
(75.00 лв)
     -36.09 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 €
(19.56 лв)
6.14 €
(12.00 лв)
     -38.64 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 €
(12.71 лв)
1.79 €
(3.50 лв)
     -72.47 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.50 €
(10.76 лв)
2.56 €
(5.00 лв)
     -53.52 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.80 €
(5.48 лв)
1.84 €
(3.59 лв)
     -34.46 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.64 €
(5.16 лв)
1.16 €
(2.27 лв)
     -55.89 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.45 €
(2.84 лв)
0.78 €
(1.52 лв)
     -46.36 %
Markets
Lyon Edit Sofia Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.46 €
(6.77 лв)
5.69 €
(11.13 лв)
     +64.27 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.36 €
(2.66 лв)
0.89 €
(1.73 лв)
     -34.92 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.77 €
(1.50 лв)
0.82 €
(1.61 лв)
     +7.17 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.37 €
(6.60 лв)
2.47 €
(4.84 лв)
     -26.69 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.09 €
(15.82 лв)
4.12 €
(8.06 лв)
     -49.06 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.54 €
(12.78 лв)
3.32 €
(6.49 лв)
     -49.21 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.26 €
(16.15 лв)
4.77 €
(9.32 лв)
     -42.25 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.28 €
(2.51 лв)
0.65 €
(1.27 лв)
     -49.23 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.01 €
(1.98 лв)
0.71 €
(1.38 лв)
     -30.09 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.44 €
(2.81 лв)
0.70 €
(1.37 лв)
     -51.28 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.74 €
(3.39 лв)
1.03 €
(2.02 лв)
     -40.64 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.87 €
(1.70 лв)
0.42 €
(0.81 лв)
     -52.21 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.72 €
(1.40 лв)
0.38 €
(0.74 лв)
     -47.05 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.99 €
(1.94 лв)
0.87 €
(1.70 лв)
     -12.21 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.94 €
(1.83 лв)
0.59 €
(1.16 лв)
     -36.87 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €
(11.73 лв)
6.14 €
(12.00 лв)
     +2.26 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.36 €
(4.62 лв)
0.85 €
(1.65 лв)
     -64.25 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.17 €
(4.24 лв)
1.49 €
(2.92 лв)
     -31.15 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.50 €
(20.54 лв)
3.07 €
(6.00 лв)
     -70.78 %
Transportation
Lyon Edit Sofia Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.90 €
(3.72 лв)
0.82 €
(1.60 лв)
     -56.94 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 66.20 €
(129.47 лв)
25.57 €
(50.00 лв)
     -61.38 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 €
(9.78 лв)
1.07 €
(2.09 лв)
     -78.58 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.49 €
(4.88 лв)
0.99 €
(1.93 лв)
     -60.42 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.40 €
(57.50 лв)
9.20 €
(18.00 лв)
     -68.70 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.54 €
(14.74 лв)
6.30 €
(12.33 лв)
     -16.39 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,342.50 €
(59,343.22 лв)
23,008.74 €
(45,000.00 лв)
     -24.17 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,263.33 €
(39,630.60 лв)
21,873.34 €
(42,779.41 лв)
     +7.95 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Lyon Edit Sofia Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 175.07 €
(342.39 лв)
127.61 €
(249.58 лв)
     -27.11 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 €
(0.24 лв)
0.18 €
(0.36 лв)
     +47.70 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 36.91 €
(72.19 лв)
12.21 €
(23.88 лв)
     -66.91 %
Sports And Leisure
Lyon Edit Sofia Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.42 €
(67.31 лв)
28.29 €
(55.33 лв)
     -17.80 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.50 €
(34.23 лв)
13.88 €
(27.15 лв)
     -20.68 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.45 €
(24.35 лв)
7.67 €
(15.00 лв)
     -38.40 %
Childcare
Lyon Edit Sofia Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 400.00 €
(782.31 лв)
419.11 €
(819.68 лв)
     +4.78 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,750.00 €
(21,024.62 лв)
6,973.11 €
(13,637.85 лв)
     -35.13 %
Clothing And Shoes
Lyon Edit Sofia Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 80.50 €
(157.44 лв)
61.88 €
(121.02 лв)
     -23.13 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.12 €
(64.79 лв)
31.37 €
(61.35 лв)
     -5.30 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.33 €
(172.76 лв)
75.23 €
(147.13 лв)
     -14.84 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 116.25 €
(227.36 лв)
81.93 €
(160.23 лв)
     -29.52 %
Rent Per Month
Lyon Edit Sofia Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 794.38 €
(1,553.62 лв)
424.98 €
(831.16 лв)
     -46.50 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 577.56 €
(1,129.58 лв)
322.39 €
(630.53 лв)
     -44.18 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,557.14 €
(3,045.43 лв)
792.52 €
(1,550.00 лв)
     -49.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,055.00 €
(2,063.35 лв)
542.61 €
(1,061.22 лв)
     -48.57 %
Buy Apartment Price
Lyon Edit Sofia Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 502.70 €
(983.18 лв)
226.48 €
(442.94 лв)
     -54.95 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 365.80 €
(715.43 лв)
144.49 €
(282.60 лв)
     -60.50 %
Salaries And Financing
Lyon Edit Sofia Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,575.82 €
(5,037.74 лв)
967.10 €
(1,891.44 лв)
     -62.45 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.57 3.16      +100.83 %
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