Cost of Living Comparison Between Ljubljana and Sofia 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Sofia are 29.36% lower than in Ljubljana (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sofia are 32.56% lower than in Ljubljana
Rent Prices in Sofia are 41.60% lower than in Ljubljana
Restaurant Prices in Sofia are 32.49% lower than in Ljubljana
Groceries Prices in Sofia are 28.89% lower than in Ljubljana
Local Purchasing Power in Sofia is 9.47% lower than in Ljubljana
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Restaurants
Ljubljana Edit Sofia Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 €
(19.56 лв)
6.14 €
(12.00 лв)
     -38.65 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 €
(78.23 лв)
30.68 €
(60.00 лв)
     -23.31 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 €
(11.74 лв)
5.11 €
(10.00 лв)
     -14.79 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.65 €
(5.18 лв)
1.53 €
(3.00 лв)
     -42.12 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 €
(6.85 лв)
1.53 €
(3.00 лв)
     -56.18 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.73 €
(3.38 лв)
1.33 €
(2.61 лв)
     -22.85 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.21 €
(4.32 лв)
0.88 €
(1.72 лв)
     -60.09 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.57 €
(3.08 лв)
0.60 €
(1.17 лв)
     -61.95 %
Markets
Ljubljana Edit Sofia Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.57 €
(6.98 лв)
4.06 €
(7.93 лв)
     +13.57 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.06 €
(2.07 лв)
0.55 €
(1.08 лв)
     -47.47 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.69 €
(1.35 лв)
0.58 €
(1.14 лв)
     -15.50 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.32 €
(4.55 лв)
1.65 €
(3.23 лв)
     -29.04 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.65 €
(9.09 лв)
2.61 €
(5.10 лв)
     -43.88 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.40 €
(6.65 лв)
2.28 €
(4.45 лв)
     -33.03 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.56 €
(8.91 лв)
3.61 €
(7.06 лв)
     -20.72 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.74 €
(1.44 лв)
0.53 €
(1.04 лв)
     -27.94 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.55 €
(1.08 лв)
0.61 €
(1.20 лв)
     +10.84 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.78 €
(1.52 лв)
0.57 €
(1.11 лв)
     -27.33 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.12 €
(2.19 лв)
0.67 €
(1.32 лв)
     -40.08 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.41 €
(0.79 лв)
0.26 €
(0.52 лв)
     -35.15 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.56 €
(1.09 лв)
0.27 €
(0.52 лв)
     -52.37 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.12 €
(2.19 лв)
0.63 €
(1.23 лв)
     -43.91 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.72 €
(1.40 лв)
0.50 €
(0.98 лв)
     -30.57 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €
(9.78 лв)
5.11 €
(10.00 лв)
     +2.26 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.05 €
(2.05 лв)
0.66 €
(1.29 лв)
     -37.18 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.62 €
(3.16 лв)
1.19 €
(2.32 лв)
     -26.53 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4.40 €
(8.61 лв)
3.07 €
(6.00 лв)
     -30.28 %
Transportation
Ljubljana Edit Sofia Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.30 €
(2.54 лв)
0.82 €
(1.60 лв)
     -37.07 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 37.00 €
(72.37 лв)
25.56 €
(50.00 лв)
     -30.91 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.00 €
(1.96 лв)
0.51 €
(1.00 лв)
     -48.87 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 €
(3.15 лв)
0.66 €
(1.29 лв)
     -59.10 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 €
(29.34 лв)
6.75 €
(13.20 лв)
     -55.01 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.21 €
(8.24 лв)
3.81 €
(7.45 лв)
     -9.53 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 €
(39,116.79 лв)
20,168.60 €
(39,446.54 лв)
     +0.84 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,717.65 €
(38,564.55 лв)
20,020.22 €
(39,156.35 лв)
     +1.53 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Ljubljana Edit Sofia Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 206.60 €
(404.08 лв)
99.88 €
(195.34 лв)
     -51.66 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 €
(0.17 лв)
0.16 €
(0.31 лв)
     +78.05 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 33.48 €
(65.48 лв)
10.81 €
(21.14 лв)
     -67.72 %
Sports And Leisure
Ljubljana Edit Sofia Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.86 €
(87.74 лв)
23.10 €
(45.19 лв)
     -48.50 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.89 €
(35.00 лв)
13.73 €
(26.86 лв)
     -23.25 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.00 €
(13.69 лв)
6.14 €
(12.00 лв)
     -12.35 %
Childcare
Ljubljana Edit Sofia Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 392.67 €
(767.99 лв)
366.52 €
(716.85 лв)
     -6.66 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,812.50 €
(17,235.84 лв)
5,284.93 €
(10,336.48 лв)
     -40.03 %
Clothing And Shoes
Ljubljana Edit Sofia Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.54 €
(130.14 лв)
47.50 €
(92.91 лв)
     -28.61 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.20 €
(57.11 лв)
27.37 €
(53.53 лв)
     -6.27 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.00 €
(150.60 лв)
66.46 €
(129.98 лв)
     -13.69 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.60 €
(186.98 лв)
67.91 €
(132.82 лв)
     -28.96 %
Rent Per Month
Ljubljana Edit Sofia Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 624.89 €
(1,222.18 лв)
363.22 €
(710.40 лв)
     -41.87 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 486.00 €
(950.54 лв)
272.29 €
(532.55 лв)
     -43.97 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,133.33 €
(2,216.62 лв)
673.98 €
(1,318.19 лв)
     -40.53 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 822.97 €
(1,609.59 лв)
481.80 €
(942.33 лв)
     -41.46 %
Buy Apartment Price
Ljubljana Edit Sofia Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 350.79 €
(686.08 лв)
161.94 €
(316.73 лв)
     -53.83 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 263.99 €
(516.31 лв)
103.00 €
(201.46 лв)
     -60.98 %
Salaries And Financing
Ljubljana Edit Sofia Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,244.40 €
(2,433.84 лв)
759.76 €
(1,485.97 лв)
     -38.95 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.66 3.18      +19.59 %
Last update: July 2021August 2021
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