Cost of Living Comparison Between Paris and Sofia 

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Cost of Living in Sofia is 44.7% lower than in Paris (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Sofia is 52.4% lower than in Paris
Rent Prices in Sofia are 67.7% lower than in Paris
Restaurant Prices in Sofia are 47.5% lower than in Paris
Groceries Prices in Sofia are 49.8% lower than in Paris
Local Purchasing Power in Sofia is 13.9% lower than in Paris
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Restaurants
Paris Edit Sofia Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 €
(35.17 лв)
10.24 €
(20.00 лв)
     -43.1 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 €
(146.54 лв)
40.94 €
(80.00 лв)
     -45.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 €
(23.45 лв)
7.68 €
(15.00 лв)
     -36.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 €
(13.68 лв)
2.02 €
(3.95 лв)
     -71.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 €
(13.68 лв)
2.56 €
(5.00 лв)
     -63.4 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.23 €
(8.27 лв)
1.90 €
(3.71 лв)
     -55.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.54 €
(6.91 лв)
1.21 €
(2.37 лв)
     -65.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.77 €
(5.40 лв)
0.78 €
(1.53 лв)
     -71.7 %
Markets
Paris Edit Sofia Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.30 €
(10.36 лв)
6.08 €
(11.89 лв)
     +14.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.68 €
(3.28 лв)
0.89 €
(1.74 лв)
     -47.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.10 €
(2.14 лв)
0.86 €
(1.69 лв)
     -21.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.65 €
(9.08 лв)
3.21 €
(6.27 лв)
     -30.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.46 €
(18.48 лв)
4.22 €
(8.25 лв)
     -55.4 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.57 €
(12.84 лв)
3.22 €
(6.28 лв)
     -51.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.12 €
(19.77 лв)
4.72 €
(9.22 лв)
     -53.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.47 €
(2.87 лв)
0.68 €
(1.32 лв)
     -53.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.00 €
(1.96 лв)
0.77 €
(1.50 лв)
     -23.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.61 €
(3.15 лв)
0.75 €
(1.46 лв)
     -53.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.80 €
(3.51 лв)
1.00 €
(1.95 лв)
     -44.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.01 €
(1.97 лв)
0.46 €
(0.91 лв)
     -54.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.07 €
(2.10 лв)
0.50 €
(0.98 лв)
     -53.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 €
(3.11 лв)
0.92 €
(1.80 лв)
     -42.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.95 €
(1.86 лв)
0.64 €
(1.26 лв)
     -32.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 €
(15.63 лв)
6.14 €
(12.00 лв)
     -23.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.29 €
(4.48 лв)
0.93 €
(1.83 лв)
     -59.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.54 €
(6.92 лв)
1.60 €
(3.12 лв)
     -54.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 €
(23.45 лв)
3.07 €
(6.00 лв)
     -74.4 %
Transportation
Paris Edit Sofia Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.15 €
(4.20 лв)
0.82 €
(1.60 лв)
     -61.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 85.00 €
(166.08 лв)
25.59 €
(50.00 лв)
     -69.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.25 €
(12.21 лв)
1.28 €
(2.50 лв)
     -79.5 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.11 €
(6.07 лв)
1.07 €
(2.09 лв)
     -65.5 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 46.00 €
(89.88 лв)
11.98 €
(23.40 лв)
     -74.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.23 €
(14.12 лв)
5.36 €
(10.46 лв)
     -25.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,500.00 €
(59,592.97 лв)
27,586.31 €
(53,900.00 лв)
     -9.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,623.75 €
(59,834.77 лв)
23,915.40 €
(46,727.54 лв)
     -21.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Paris Edit Sofia Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 236.09 €
(461.30 лв)
124.82 €
(243.88 лв)
     -47.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 15.72 €
(30.71 лв)
16.26 €
(31.78 лв)
     +3.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.15 €
(56.96 лв)
12.05 €
(23.55 лв)
     -58.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Paris Edit Sofia Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.12 €
(74.48 лв)
33.42 €
(65.30 лв)
     -12.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.49 €
(34.17 лв)
16.89 €
(33.00 лв)
     -3.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 €
(25.40 лв)
7.68 €
(15.00 лв)
     -40.9 %
Childcare
Paris Edit Sofia Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 743.89 €
(1,453.46 лв)
483.31 €
(944.33 лв)
     -35.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,375.00 €
(31,994.59 лв)
7,053.07 €
(13,780.77 лв)
     -56.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Paris Edit Sofia Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 96.50 €
(188.55 лв)
63.26 €
(123.60 лв)
     -34.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.64 €
(81.36 лв)
29.89 €
(58.41 лв)
     -28.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 102.96 €
(201.17 лв)
92.36 €
(180.46 лв)
     -10.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 139.73 €
(273.02 лв)
86.78 €
(169.55 лв)
     -37.9 %
Rent Per Month
Paris Edit Sofia Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,359.22 €
(2,655.74 лв)
511.97 €
(1,000.32 лв)
     -62.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 998.68 €
(1,951.30 лв)
379.59 €
(741.67 лв)
     -62.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,093.97 €
(6,045.20 лв)
956.44 €
(1,868.75 лв)
     -69.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,269.00 €
(4,433.33 лв)
647.01 €
(1,264.18 лв)
     -71.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
Paris Edit Sofia Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,104.13 €
(2,157.32 лв)
258.83 €
(505.71 лв)
     -76.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 816.43 €
(1,595.19 лв)
165.96 €
(324.26 лв)
     -79.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Paris Edit Sofia Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,916.77 €
(5,698.98 лв)
1,194.83 €
(2,334.53 лв)
     -59.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.80 3.56      -6.3 %
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