Cost of Living Comparison Between Bucharest and Paris 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Cost of Living in Paris is 78.7% higher than in Bucharest (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Paris is 110.3% higher than in Bucharest
Rent Prices in Paris are 222.7% higher than in Bucharest
Restaurant Prices in Paris are 61.4% higher than in Bucharest
Groceries Prices in Paris are 107.3% higher than in Bucharest
Local Purchasing Power in Paris is 29.2% higher than in Bucharest
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Restaurants
Bucharest Edit Paris Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 55.00 lei
(11.06 €)
89.54 lei
(18.00 €)
     +62.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 250.00 lei
(50.25 €)
373.10 lei
(75.00 €)
     +49.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 35.00 lei
(7.04 €)
59.70 lei
(12.00 €)
     +70.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 13.00 lei
(2.61 €)
34.82 lei
(7.00 €)
     +167.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.50 lei
(3.32 €)
34.82 lei
(7.00 €)
     +111.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 14.55 lei
(2.92 €)
20.84 lei
(4.19 €)
     +43.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 9.19 lei
(1.85 €)
17.38 lei
(3.49 €)
     +89.2 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 9.54 lei
(1.92 €)
13.44 lei
(2.70 €)
     +40.8 %
Markets
Bucharest Edit Paris Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 29.82 lei
(5.99 €)
26.18 lei
(5.26 €)
     -12.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.71 lei
(0.95 €)
8.33 lei
(1.67 €)
     +76.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.56 lei
(0.72 €)
5.50 lei
(1.11 €)
     +54.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 14.78 lei
(2.97 €)
22.87 lei
(4.60 €)
     +54.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 18.93 lei
(3.80 €)
47.86 lei
(9.62 €)
     +152.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 13.90 lei
(2.79 €)
32.16 lei
(6.47 €)
     +131.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 22.62 lei
(4.55 €)
49.16 lei
(9.88 €)
     +117.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.47 lei
(0.50 €)
7.39 lei
(1.49 €)
     +199.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 3.50 lei
(0.70 €)
4.96 lei
(1.00 €)
     +41.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 3.29 lei
(0.66 €)
7.91 lei
(1.59 €)
     +140.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 4.28 lei
(0.86 €)
8.98 lei
(1.81 €)
     +109.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.19 lei
(0.44 €)
5.11 lei
(1.03 €)
     +133.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 2.13 lei
(0.43 €)
5.36 lei
(1.08 €)
     +151.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.86 lei
(0.78 €)
7.68 lei
(1.54 €)
     +98.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.46 lei
(0.69 €)
4.48 lei
(0.90 €)
     +29.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30.00 lei
(6.03 €)
39.80 lei
(8.00 €)
     +32.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.98 lei
(1.00 €)
11.41 lei
(2.29 €)
     +129.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.79 lei
(1.57 €)
17.40 lei
(3.50 €)
     +123.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 26.00 lei
(5.23 €)
59.70 lei
(12.00 €)
     +129.6 %
Transportation
Bucharest Edit Paris Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 lei
(0.60 €)
10.70 lei
(2.15 €)
     +256.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 lei
(16.08 €)
422.85 lei
(85.00 €)
     +428.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 lei
(0.60 €)
31.09 lei
(6.25 €)
     +936.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 lei
(0.97 €)
15.45 lei
(3.11 €)
     +220.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 lei
(6.03 €)
228.84 lei
(46.00 €)
     +662.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 26.84 lei
(5.40 €)
35.96 lei
(7.23 €)
     +34.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 120,695.82 lei
(24,262.00 €)
151,727.91 lei
(30,500.00 €)
     +25.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 119,681.30 lei
(24,058.06 €)
152,343.53 lei
(30,623.75 €)
     +27.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Bucharest Edit Paris Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 710.09 lei
(142.74 €)
1,169.31 lei
(235.05 €)
     +64.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 44.76 lei
(9.00 €)
77.63 lei
(15.60 €)
     +73.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 40.60 lei
(8.16 €)
145.67 lei
(29.28 €)
     +258.8 %
Sports And Leisure
Bucharest Edit Paris Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 227.68 lei
(45.77 €)
189.20 lei
(38.03 €)
     -16.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 100.12 lei
(20.13 €)
87.01 lei
(17.49 €)
     -13.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 35.00 lei
(7.04 €)
64.67 lei
(13.00 €)
     +84.8 %
Childcare
Bucharest Edit Paris Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,214.90 lei
(445.23 €)
3,700.61 lei
(743.89 €)
     +67.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 44,417.72 lei
(8,928.75 €)
81,460.48 lei
(16,375.00 €)
     +83.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
Bucharest Edit Paris Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 358.67 lei
(72.10 €)
483.34 lei
(97.16 €)
     +34.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 186.55 lei
(37.50 €)
206.03 lei
(41.42 €)
     +10.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 381.17 lei
(76.62 €)
512.20 lei
(102.96 €)
     +34.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 470.00 lei
(94.48 €)
703.02 lei
(141.32 €)
     +49.6 %
Rent Per Month
Bucharest Edit Paris Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,631.18 lei
(528.91 €)
6,778.36 lei
(1,362.57 €)
     +157.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,762.17 lei
(354.23 €)
4,955.55 lei
(996.15 €)
     +181.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,445.70 lei
(893.67 €)
15,508.58 lei
(3,117.50 €)
     +248.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,102.61 lei
(623.68 €)
11,287.56 lei
(2,269.00 €)
     +263.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
Bucharest Edit Paris Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,162.57 lei
(233.70 €)
5,462.15 lei
(1,097.99 €)
     +369.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 725.30 lei
(145.80 €)
4,038.12 lei
(811.73 €)
     +456.8 %
Salaries And Financing
Bucharest Edit Paris Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,365.02 lei
(1,078.46 €)
14,579.93 lei
(2,930.82 €)
     +171.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 7.28 3.78      -48.0 %
Last update: June 2024June 2024
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