Cost of Living Comparison Between Bucharest and Dusseldorf 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Dusseldorf are 57.0% higher than in Bucharest (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dusseldorf are 68.4% higher than in Bucharest
Rent Prices in Dusseldorf are 108.5% higher than in Bucharest
Restaurant Prices in Dusseldorf are 38.7% higher than in Bucharest
Groceries Prices in Dusseldorf are 64.0% higher than in Bucharest
Local Purchasing Power in Dusseldorf is 76.0% higher than in Bucharest
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Restaurants
Bucharest Edit Dusseldorf Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 50.00 lei
(10.05 €)
74.64 lei
(15.00 €)
     +49.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 250.00 lei
(50.24 €)
335.90 lei
(67.50 €)
     +34.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 35.00 lei
(7.03 €)
47.27 lei
(9.50 €)
     +35.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 13.50 lei
(2.71 €)
22.39 lei
(4.50 €)
     +65.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.00 lei
(3.22 €)
19.91 lei
(4.00 €)
     +24.4 %
Cappuccino (regular) 14.34 lei
(2.88 €)
17.24 lei
(3.47 €)
     +20.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 9.48 lei
(1.90 €)
13.27 lei
(2.67 €)
     +40.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 9.67 lei
(1.94 €)
12.11 lei
(2.43 €)
     +25.3 %
Markets
Bucharest Edit Dusseldorf Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 29.54 lei
(5.94 €)
20.02 lei
(4.02 €)
     -32.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.62 lei
(0.93 €)
9.40 lei
(1.89 €)
     +103.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.64 lei
(0.73 €)
6.24 lei
(1.25 €)
     +71.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 14.94 lei
(3.00 €)
17.15 lei
(3.45 €)
     +14.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 18.53 lei
(3.72 €)
31.24 lei
(6.28 €)
     +68.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 13.53 lei
(2.72 €)
33.23 lei
(6.68 €)
     +145.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 22.91 lei
(4.60 €)
37.39 lei
(7.51 €)
     +63.2 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.41 lei
(0.48 €)
6.17 lei
(1.24 €)
     +155.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 3.43 lei
(0.69 €)
3.21 lei
(0.65 €)
     -6.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 3.25 lei
(0.65 €)
4.38 lei
(0.88 €)
     +34.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.84 lei
(0.77 €)
7.34 lei
(1.47 €)
     +90.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.01 lei
(0.40 €)
3.99 lei
(0.80 €)
     +98.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 2.09 lei
(0.42 €)
3.27 lei
(0.66 €)
     +56.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.02 lei
(0.81 €)
8.91 lei
(1.79 €)
     +121.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.49 lei
(0.70 €)
4.52 lei
(0.91 €)
     +29.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30.00 lei
(6.03 €)
29.81 lei
(5.99 €)
     -0.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.91 lei
(0.99 €)
4.33 lei
(0.87 €)
     -11.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.91 lei
(1.59 €)
7.48 lei
(1.50 €)
     -5.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 26.00 lei
(5.22 €)
40.81 lei
(8.20 €)
     +56.9 %
Transportation
Bucharest Edit Dusseldorf Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 lei
(0.60 €)
15.43 lei
(3.10 €)
     +414.2 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 lei
(16.08 €)
243.84 lei
(49.00 €)
     +204.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 lei
(0.60 €)
23.64 lei
(4.75 €)
     +687.9 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 lei
(0.97 €)
22.42 lei
(4.51 €)
     +364.5 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 lei
(6.03 €)
149.29 lei
(30.00 €)
     +397.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 26.82 lei
(5.39 €)
32.83 lei
(6.60 €)
     +22.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 120,735.87 lei
(24,262.10 €)
135,256.24 lei
(27,180.00 €)
     +12.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 119,148.28 lei
(23,943.08 €)
124,689.87 lei
(25,056.67 €)
     +4.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Bucharest Edit Dusseldorf Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 701.65 lei
(141.00 €)
1,481.59 lei
(297.73 €)
     +111.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 42.88 lei
(8.62 €)
94.00 lei
(18.89 €)
     +119.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 41.22 lei
(8.28 €)
203.07 lei
(40.81 €)
     +392.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Bucharest Edit Dusseldorf Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 225.33 lei
(45.28 €)
195.32 lei
(39.25 €)
     -13.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 101.56 lei
(20.41 €)
121.92 lei
(24.50 €)
     +20.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 35.00 lei
(7.03 €)
59.72 lei
(12.00 €)
     +70.6 %
Childcare
Bucharest Edit Dusseldorf Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,232.00 lei
(448.52 €)
2,438.39 lei
(490.00 €)
     +9.2 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 45,428.63 lei
(9,128.97 €)
96,504.97 lei
(19,392.86 €)
     +112.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
Bucharest Edit Dusseldorf Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 362.24 lei
(72.79 €)
431.87 lei
(86.79 €)
     +19.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 180.88 lei
(36.35 €)
159.24 lei
(32.00 €)
     -12.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 358.35 lei
(72.01 €)
402.77 lei
(80.94 €)
     +12.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 451.22 lei
(90.67 €)
503.16 lei
(101.11 €)
     +11.5 %
Rent Per Month
Bucharest Edit Dusseldorf Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,582.06 lei
(518.87 €)
4,472.46 lei
(898.75 €)
     +73.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,772.86 lei
(356.26 €)
3,876.19 lei
(778.93 €)
     +118.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,405.78 lei
(885.35 €)
9,265.90 lei
(1,862.00 €)
     +110.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,110.22 lei
(625.01 €)
7,135.27 lei
(1,433.85 €)
     +129.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Bucharest Edit Dusseldorf Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,147.76 lei
(230.64 €)
3,028.14 lei
(608.51 €)
     +163.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 709.24 lei
(142.52 €)
2,407.87 lei
(483.87 €)
     +239.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Bucharest Edit Dusseldorf Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,176.30 lei
(1,040.19 €)
15,341.18 lei
(3,082.84 €)
     +196.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 7.42 3.95      -46.8 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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