Cost of Living Comparison Between Paris and Sofia 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Sofia are 39.7% lower than in Paris (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sofia are 50.2% lower than in Paris
Rent Prices in Sofia are 70.2% lower than in Paris
Restaurant Prices in Sofia are 38.1% lower than in Paris
Groceries Prices in Sofia are 45.0% lower than in Paris
Local Purchasing Power in Sofia is 26.7% lower than in Paris
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Restaurants
Paris Edit Sofia Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(29.36 лв)
10.22 €
(20.00 лв)
     -31.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(117.42 лв)
40.88 €
(80.00 лв)
     -31.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 €
(19.57 лв)
6.13 €
(12.00 лв)
     -38.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 €
(12.72 лв)
2.04 €
(4.00 лв)
     -68.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 €
(11.74 лв)
2.55 €
(5.00 лв)
     -57.4 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.65 €
(7.15 лв)
1.85 €
(3.63 лв)
     -49.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.90 €
(5.68 лв)
1.18 €
(2.30 лв)
     -59.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.43 €
(4.76 лв)
0.81 €
(1.58 лв)
     -66.8 %
Markets
Paris Edit Sofia Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.36 €
(8.54 лв)
5.99 €
(11.72 лв)
     +37.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.80 €
(3.53 лв)
0.89 €
(1.73 лв)
     -50.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.99 €
(1.93 лв)
0.83 €
(1.63 лв)
     -15.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.53 €
(6.92 лв)
2.76 €
(5.41 лв)
     -21.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.44 €
(14.55 лв)
4.49 €
(8.80 лв)
     -39.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.78 €
(11.30 лв)
3.33 €
(6.52 лв)
     -42.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.05 €
(19.67 лв)
4.83 €
(9.45 лв)
     -51.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.38 €
(2.70 лв)
0.61 €
(1.20 лв)
     -55.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.92 €
(1.80 лв)
0.71 €
(1.40 лв)
     -22.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.28 €
(2.51 лв)
0.66 €
(1.29 лв)
     -48.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.67 €
(3.27 лв)
0.98 €
(1.92 лв)
     -41.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.98 €
(1.92 лв)
0.39 €
(0.77 лв)
     -59.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.98 €
(1.91 лв)
0.37 €
(0.73 лв)
     -61.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.49 €
(2.91 лв)
0.85 €
(1.65 лв)
     -43.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.81 €
(1.59 лв)
0.59 €
(1.15 лв)
     -27.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.00 €
(17.61 лв)
6.13 €
(12.00 лв)
     -31.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.99 €
(3.90 лв)
0.84 €
(1.65 лв)
     -57.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.98 €
(5.83 лв)
1.47 €
(2.87 лв)
     -50.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.50 €
(20.55 лв)
3.07 €
(6.00 лв)
     -70.8 %
Transportation
Paris Edit Sofia Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 €
(3.91 лв)
0.82 €
(1.60 лв)
     -59.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 84.00 €
(164.39 лв)
25.55 €
(50.00 лв)
     -69.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 €
(9.79 лв)
1.12 €
(2.19 лв)
     -77.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.66 €
(5.20 лв)
0.99 €
(1.93 лв)
     -62.8 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.00 €
(88.07 лв)
9.20 €
(18.00 лв)
     -79.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.54 €
(14.76 лв)
6.16 €
(12.05 лв)
     -18.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 €
(43,054.08 лв)
22,994.34 €
(45,000.00 лв)
     +4.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,362.50 €
(51,591.50 лв)
22,419.48 €
(43,875.00 лв)
     -15.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Paris Edit Sofia Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 203.14 €
(397.55 лв)
125.03 €
(244.68 лв)
     -38.5 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 €
(0.37 лв)
0.18 €
(0.34 лв)
     -8.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.86 €
(58.45 лв)
12.18 €
(23.84 лв)
     -59.2 %
Sports And Leisure
Paris Edit Sofia Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.51 €
(71.45 лв)
27.77 €
(54.35 лв)
     -23.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.12 €
(31.56 лв)
14.02 €
(27.43 лв)
     -13.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 €
(24.46 лв)
7.66 €
(15.00 лв)
     -38.7 %
Childcare
Paris Edit Sofia Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 731.36 €
(1,431.28 лв)
415.14 €
(812.43 лв)
     -43.2 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,428.57 €
(32,150.77 лв)
6,980.59 €
(13,661.04 лв)
     -57.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Paris Edit Sofia Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 99.19 €
(194.11 лв)
62.72 €
(122.73 лв)
     -36.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.81 €
(75.96 лв)
31.19 €
(61.04 лв)
     -19.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 92.21 €
(180.45 лв)
76.70 €
(150.11 лв)
     -16.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 131.07 €
(256.51 лв)
80.59 €
(157.71 лв)
     -38.5 %
Rent Per Month
Paris Edit Sofia Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,285.42 €
(2,515.56 лв)
432.72 €
(846.84 лв)
     -66.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 958.78 €
(1,876.34 лв)
330.00 €
(645.82 лв)
     -65.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,870.11 €
(5,616.81 лв)
791.10 €
(1,548.18 лв)
     -72.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,937.65 €
(3,791.98 лв)
537.27 €
(1,051.45 лв)
     -72.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Paris Edit Sofia Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,167.05 €
(2,283.92 лв)
229.40 €
(448.95 лв)
     -80.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 818.38 €
(1,601.57 лв)
149.65 €
(292.86 лв)
     -81.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Paris Edit Sofia Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,660.77 €
(5,207.14 лв)
971.54 €
(1,901.30 лв)
     -63.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.83 3.20      +75.0 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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