Cost of Living Comparison Between Cluj-Napoca and Bucharest 

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Consumer Prices in Bucharest are 6.10% higher than in Cluj-Napoca
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bucharest are 4.73% higher than in Cluj-Napoca
Rent Prices in Bucharest are 0.66% higher than in Cluj-Napoca
Restaurant Prices in Bucharest are 11.26% higher than in Cluj-Napoca
Groceries Prices in Bucharest are 0.42% higher than in Cluj-Napoca
Local Purchasing Power in Bucharest is 2.59% lower than in Cluj-Napoca
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Restaurants Cluj-Napoca[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 27.00 lei 30.00 lei      +11.11 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 130.00 lei 150.00 lei      +15.38 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 20.00 lei 20.00 lei      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 lei 8.00 lei      0.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 lei 10.00 lei      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 8.53 lei 9.92 lei      +16.34 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 6.10 lei 6.38 lei      +4.56 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 4.86 lei 5.65 lei      +16.36 %
Markets Cluj-Napoca[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 19.08 lei 18.49 lei      -3.12 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.95 lei 2.80 lei      -5.09 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.08 lei 2.48 lei      +19.05 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 10.17 lei 10.67 lei      +4.93 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 12.95 lei 11.21 lei      -13.40 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 9.83 lei 10.01 lei      +1.83 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 15.11 lei 15.43 lei      +2.09 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.82 lei 2.15 lei      +18.01 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.53 lei 2.64 lei      +4.12 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.33 lei 2.66 lei      +14.05 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.97 lei 2.59 lei      -12.77 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.43 lei 1.35 lei      -5.08 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.37 lei 1.32 lei      -3.82 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.23 lei 2.65 lei      -18.12 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.55 lei 2.52 lei      -1.06 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.50 lei 25.00 lei      +21.95 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.89 lei 3.51 lei      -9.70 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.06 lei 5.66 lei      -6.63 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.00 lei 20.00 lei      0.00 %
Transportation Cluj-Napoca[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 lei 1.50 lei      -40.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 71.00 lei 70.00 lei      -1.41 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.90 lei 2.00 lei      -31.03 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.67 lei 3.22 lei      -31.03 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.00 lei 20.00 lei      -31.03 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 21.01 lei 19.65 lei      -6.45 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 78,000.00 lei 88,000.00 lei      +12.82 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 82,869.72 lei 93,866.93 lei      +13.27 %
Utilities (Monthly) Cluj-Napoca[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 405.47 lei 437.59 lei      +7.92 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.31 lei 0.43 lei      +42.02 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 38.00 lei 40.12 lei      +5.57 %
Sports And Leisure Cluj-Napoca[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 138.83 lei 191.55 lei      +37.98 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 70.68 lei 68.62 lei      -2.91 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 25.00 lei 30.00 lei      +20.00 %
Childcare Cluj-Napoca[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,429.55 lei 1,719.50 lei      +20.28 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 22,822.17 lei 39,100.12 lei      +71.33 %
Clothing And Shoes Cluj-Napoca[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 235.57 lei 307.79 lei      +30.66 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 146.28 lei 154.01 lei      +5.28 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 309.11 lei 319.90 lei      +3.49 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 333.18 lei 379.58 lei      +13.93 %
Rent Per Month Cluj-Napoca[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,909.02 lei 1,998.47 lei      +4.69 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,389.62 lei 1,392.88 lei      +0.23 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,518.23 lei 3,562.52 lei      +1.26 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,474.94 lei 2,399.37 lei      -3.05 %
Buy Apartment Price Cluj-Napoca[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 931.75 lei 831.45 lei      -10.76 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 691.24 lei 535.03 lei      -22.60 %
Salaries And Financing Cluj-Napoca[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,401.11 lei 3,469.76 lei      +2.02 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.25 6.30      +19.91 %
Last update: October 2020October 2020
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