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Cost of Living Comparison Between Madrid and Bucharest 

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Consumer Prices in Bucharest are 33.22% lower than in Madrid
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bucharest are 42.20% lower than in Madrid
Rent Prices in Bucharest are 59.91% lower than in Madrid
Restaurant Prices in Bucharest are 37.25% lower than in Madrid
Groceries Prices in Bucharest are 30.68% lower than in Madrid
Local Purchasing Power in Bucharest is 31.59% lower than in Madrid
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  MadridBucharestDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 €
(52.47 lei)
6.29 €
(30.00 lei)
     -42.83 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 €
(190.81 lei)
25.16 €
(120.00 lei)
     -37.11 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €
(38.16 lei)
4.19 €
(20.00 lei)
     -47.59 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 €
(14.31 lei)
1.68 €
(8.00 lei)
     -44.10 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.17 €
(15.11 lei)
2.10 €
(10.00 lei)
     -33.83 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.77 €
(8.45 lei)
1.86 €
(8.88 lei)
     +5.08 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.75 €
(8.37 lei)
1.37 €
(6.53 lei)
     -21.97 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.34 €
(6.40 lei)
1.21 €
(5.78 lei)
     -9.64 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.23 €
(15.42 lei)
3.80 €
(18.14 lei)
     +17.68 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.96 €
(4.57 lei)
0.52 €
(2.48 lei)
     -45.65 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.45 €
(2.14 lei)
0.49 €
(2.33 lei)
     +9.05 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.62 €
(7.72 lei)
2.08 €
(9.92 lei)
     +28.53 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.67 €
(22.26 lei)
2.40 €
(11.47 lei)
     -48.46 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.88 €
(13.76 lei)
2.03 €
(9.67 lei)
     -29.70 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.86 €
(23.20 lei)
3.09 €
(14.76 lei)
     -36.38 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.80 €
(3.81 lei)
0.40 €
(1.90 lei)
     -50.04 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.72 €
(3.45 lei)
0.53 €
(2.52 lei)
     -27.03 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.67 €
(3.20 lei)
0.46 €
(2.21 lei)
     -30.98 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.77 €
(3.68 lei)
0.55 €
(2.63 lei)
     -28.66 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.45 €
(2.17 lei)
0.31 €
(1.46 lei)
     -32.64 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.48 €
(2.31 lei)
0.32 €
(1.51 lei)
     -34.72 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.97 €
(4.63 lei)
0.59 €
(2.83 lei)
     -38.77 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.62 €
(2.96 lei)
0.51 €
(2.44 lei)
     -17.68 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €
(28.62 lei)
4.19 €
(20.00 lei)
     -30.12 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.89 €
(4.25 lei)
0.73 €
(3.47 lei)
     -18.30 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.51 €
(7.19 lei)
1.29 €
(6.16 lei)
     -14.35 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.00 €
(23.85 lei)
3.88 €
(18.50 lei)
     -22.43 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 €
(7.16 lei)
0.27 €
(1.30 lei)
     -81.83 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 54.60 €
(260.45 lei)
10.48 €
(50.00 lei)
     -80.80 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €
(14.31 lei)
0.40 €
(1.90 lei)
     -86.72 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.73 €
(8.25 lei)
0.64 €
(3.06 lei)
     -62.95 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 22.00 €
(104.94 lei)
3.88 €
(18.50 lei)
     -82.37 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.06 €
(24.13 lei)
4.60 €
(21.95 lei)
     -9.04 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 €
(95,403.65 lei)
16,229.15 €
(77,416.00 lei)
     -18.85 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,107.92 €
(100,688.62 lei)
18,141.51 €
(86,538.30 lei)
     -14.05 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 125.68 €
(599.53 lei)
88.50 €
(422.16 lei)
     -29.58 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 €
(0.84 lei)
0.07 €
(0.35 lei)
     -57.63 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 41.58 €
(198.35 lei)
8.25 €
(39.33 lei)
     -80.17 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.93 €
(171.41 lei)
35.50 €
(169.36 lei)
     -1.20 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.33 €
(54.06 lei)
12.82 €
(61.14 lei)
     +13.08 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 €
(42.93 lei)
6.29 €
(30.00 lei)
     -30.12 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 452.92 €
(2,160.50 lei)
327.17 €
(1,560.67 lei)
     -27.76 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,377.62 €
(35,192.59 lei)
6,516.56 €
(31,085.16 lei)
     -11.67 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 72.08 €
(343.85 lei)
57.92 €
(276.27 lei)
     -19.66 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 26.98 €
(128.70 lei)
30.30 €
(144.54 lei)
     +12.31 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 72.96 €
(348.05 lei)
65.30 €
(311.50 lei)
     -10.50 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 90.12 €
(429.88 lei)
74.65 €
(356.09 lei)
     -17.16 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 915.22 €
(4,365.75 lei)
388.82 €
(1,854.77 lei)
     -57.52 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 694.84 €
(3,314.53 lei)
264.69 €
(1,262.63 lei)
     -61.91 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,617.74 €
(7,716.92 lei)
644.35 €
(3,073.66 lei)
     -60.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,110.36 €
(5,296.64 lei)
441.19 €
(2,104.56 lei)
     -60.27 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 487.22 €
(2,324.13 lei)
163.60 €
(780.40 lei)
     -66.42 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 265.06 €
(1,264.38 lei)
101.85 €
(485.85 lei)
     -61.57 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,643.38 €
(7,839.20 lei)
649.80 €
(3,099.66 lei)
     -60.46 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.15 6.47      +200.77 %
Last update: November 2019November 2019
Contributors:403621
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: EUR