Cost of Living Comparison Between Ljubljana and Sofia 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Sofia are 15.6% lower than in Ljubljana (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sofia are 22.1% lower than in Ljubljana
Rent Prices in Sofia are 39.9% lower than in Ljubljana
Restaurant Prices in Sofia are 5.0% lower than in Ljubljana
Groceries Prices in Sofia are 13.1% lower than in Ljubljana
Local Purchasing Power in Sofia is 5.3% lower than in Ljubljana
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Restaurants
Ljubljana Edit Sofia Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 €
(19.57 лв)
10.22 €
(20.00 лв)
     +2.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 42.00 €
(82.18 лв)
40.89 €
(80.00 лв)
     -2.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.40 €
(12.52 лв)
6.39 €
(12.50 лв)
     -0.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 €
(5.87 лв)
2.04 €
(4.00 лв)
     -31.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 €
(6.85 лв)
2.56 €
(5.00 лв)
     -27.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.81 €
(3.55 лв)
1.85 €
(3.63 лв)
     +2.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.24 €
(4.38 лв)
1.18 €
(2.31 лв)
     -47.2 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.77 €
(3.47 лв)
0.80 €
(1.56 лв)
     -55.0 %
Markets
Ljubljana Edit Sofia Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.23 €
(8.27 лв)
6.02 €
(11.78 лв)
     +42.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.54 €
(3.01 лв)
0.89 €
(1.73 лв)
     -42.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.87 €
(1.71 лв)
0.83 €
(1.63 лв)
     -4.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.58 €
(5.05 лв)
2.78 €
(5.44 лв)
     +7.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.99 €
(9.76 лв)
4.53 €
(8.87 лв)
     -9.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.85 €
(7.53 лв)
3.33 €
(6.52 лв)
     -13.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.08 €
(9.94 лв)
4.85 €
(9.50 лв)
     -4.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.87 €
(1.70 лв)
0.61 €
(1.20 лв)
     -29.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.63 €
(1.24 лв)
0.72 €
(1.40 лв)
     +12.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.86 €
(1.69 лв)
0.66 €
(1.29 лв)
     -23.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.31 €
(2.57 лв)
0.98 €
(1.92 лв)
     -25.1 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.41 €
(0.80 лв)
0.39 €
(0.77 лв)
     -3.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.55 €
(1.08 лв)
0.37 €
(0.73 лв)
     -32.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.43 €
(2.80 лв)
0.85 €
(1.65 лв)
     -40.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.70 €
(1.38 лв)
0.59 €
(1.15 лв)
     -16.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €
(11.74 лв)
6.13 €
(12.00 лв)
     +2.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.16 €
(2.27 лв)
0.84 €
(1.65 лв)
     -27.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.91 €
(3.73 лв)
1.47 €
(2.87 лв)
     -23.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4.50 €
(8.81 лв)
3.07 €
(6.00 лв)
     -31.9 %
Transportation
Ljubljana Edit Sofia Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.30 €
(2.54 лв)
0.82 €
(1.60 лв)
     -37.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 37.00 €
(72.40 лв)
25.55 €
(50.00 лв)
     -30.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.95 €
(3.82 лв)
1.12 €
(2.19 лв)
     -42.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.68 €
(3.29 лв)
0.99 €
(1.93 лв)
     -41.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 16.98 €
(33.22 лв)
9.20 €
(18.00 лв)
     -45.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.00 €
(11.75 лв)
6.15 €
(12.04 лв)
     +2.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 €
(41,090.32 лв)
22,998.12 €
(45,000.00 лв)
     +9.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,709.23 €
(48,348.10 лв)
22,423.17 €
(43,875.00 лв)
     -9.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Ljubljana Edit Sofia Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 252.24 €
(493.56 лв)
125.05 €
(244.68 лв)
     -50.4 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 €
(0.21 лв)
0.18 €
(0.34 лв)
     +65.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.90 €
(64.38 лв)
12.19 €
(23.84 лв)
     -63.0 %
Sports And Leisure
Ljubljana Edit Sofia Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.42 €
(81.05 лв)
27.77 €
(54.35 лв)
     -33.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.69 €
(36.57 лв)
14.02 €
(27.43 лв)
     -25.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 €
(15.65 лв)
7.67 €
(15.00 лв)
     -4.2 %
Childcare
Ljubljana Edit Sofia Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 463.57 €
(907.06 лв)
415.21 €
(812.43 лв)
     -10.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,435.71 €
(20,419.37 лв)
6,981.75 €
(13,661.07 лв)
     -33.1 %
Clothing And Shoes
Ljubljana Edit Sofia Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 74.50 €
(145.77 лв)
62.73 €
(122.73 лв)
     -15.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.60 €
(67.71 лв)
31.20 €
(61.04 лв)
     -9.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 93.18 €
(182.33 лв)
76.71 €
(150.11 лв)
     -17.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 106.43 €
(208.25 лв)
80.60 €
(157.71 лв)
     -24.3 %
Rent Per Month
Ljubljana Edit Sofia Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 681.79 €
(1,334.05 лв)
432.79 €
(846.84 лв)
     -36.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 548.55 €
(1,073.34 лв)
330.06 €
(645.82 лв)
     -39.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,275.29 €
(2,495.34 лв)
791.23 €
(1,548.18 лв)
     -38.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 974.23 €
(1,906.25 лв)
537.36 €
(1,051.45 лв)
     -44.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
Ljubljana Edit Sofia Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 408.16 €
(798.64 лв)
230.47 €
(450.96 лв)
     -43.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 304.60 €
(596.00 лв)
150.38 €
(294.24 лв)
     -50.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Ljubljana Edit Sofia Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,315.65 €
(2,574.31 лв)
971.70 €
(1,901.30 лв)
     -26.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.10 3.20      +52.3 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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