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Cost of Living Comparison Between Istanbul and Sofia 

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Consumer Prices in Sofia are 3.62% higher than in Istanbul
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sofia are 9.12% higher than in Istanbul
Rent Prices in Sofia are 32.47% higher than in Istanbul
Restaurant Prices in Sofia are 17.95% higher than in Istanbul
Groceries Prices in Sofia are 1.46% lower than in Istanbul
Local Purchasing Power in Sofia is 40.88% higher than in Istanbul
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  IstanbulSofiaDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 TL
(9.08 лв)
39.64 TL
(12.00 лв)
     +32.12 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 107.00 TL
(32.39 лв)
165.15 TL
(50.00 лв)
     +54.35 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 25.00 TL
(7.57 лв)
29.73 TL
(9.00 лв)
     +18.91 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 20.00 TL
(6.06 лв)
9.69 TL
(2.93 лв)
     -51.54 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 20.00 TL
(6.06 лв)
11.56 TL
(3.50 лв)
     -42.20 %
Cappuccino (regular) 11.99 TL
(3.63 лв)
7.94 TL
(2.40 лв)
     -33.77 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.07 TL
(1.23 лв)
5.61 TL
(1.70 лв)
     +37.96 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.50 TL
(0.45 лв)
3.76 TL
(1.14 лв)
     +151.40 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 16.93 TL
(5.13 лв)
25.20 TL
(7.63 лв)
     +48.81 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.12 TL
(0.64 лв)
3.38 TL
(1.02 лв)
     +59.44 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.81 TL
(1.15 лв)
3.19 TL
(0.96 лв)
     -16.37 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 10.31 TL
(3.12 лв)
11.43 TL
(3.46 лв)
     +10.81 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 15.53 TL
(4.70 лв)
17.43 TL
(5.28 лв)
     +12.25 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 10.47 TL
(3.17 лв)
14.68 TL
(4.44 лв)
     +40.13 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 29.54 TL
(8.94 лв)
21.82 TL
(6.61 лв)
     -26.15 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.56 TL
(0.77 лв)
2.99 TL
(0.90 лв)
     +16.75 %
Banana (1 lb) 5.88 TL
(1.78 лв)
3.77 TL
(1.14 лв)
     -35.95 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.63 TL
(0.80 лв)
3.41 TL
(1.03 лв)
     +29.32 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.59 TL
(0.79 лв)
4.05 TL
(1.22 лв)
     +55.93 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.97 TL
(0.60 лв)
1.79 TL
(0.54 лв)
     -9.40 %
Onion (1 lb) 2.09 TL
(0.63 лв)
1.80 TL
(0.55 лв)
     -14.00 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.26 TL
(1.29 лв)
4.10 TL
(1.24 лв)
     -3.76 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.18 TL
(0.66 лв)
3.60 TL
(1.09 лв)
     +64.80 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 50.00 TL
(15.14 лв)
33.03 TL
(10.00 лв)
     -33.94 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 11.64 TL
(3.52 лв)
4.62 TL
(1.40 лв)
     -60.31 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.23 TL
(4.91 лв)
8.34 TL
(2.53 лв)
     -48.60 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 18.00 TL
(5.45 лв)
18.50 TL
(5.60 лв)
     +2.76 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.65 TL
(0.80 лв)
5.28 TL
(1.60 лв)
     +99.43 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 205.00 TL
(62.06 лв)
165.15 TL
(50.00 лв)
     -19.44 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 TL
(1.51 лв)
2.64 TL
(0.80 лв)
     -47.15 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.99 TL
(1.51 лв)
4.25 TL
(1.29 лв)
     -14.76 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 23.10 TL
(6.99 лв)
43.60 TL
(13.20 лв)
     +88.75 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 26.05 TL
(7.89 лв)
28.38 TL
(8.59 лв)
     +8.96 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 160,000.00 TL
(48,440.01 лв)
123,038.79 TL
(37,250.00 лв)
     -23.10 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 134,941.18 TL
(40,853.45 лв)
116,966.70 TL
(35,411.67 лв)
     -13.32 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 390.52 TL
(118.23 лв)
584.75 TL
(177.03 лв)
     +49.74 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.67 TL
(0.20 лв)
0.99 TL
(0.30 лв)
     +46.72 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 93.43 TL
(28.29 лв)
68.93 TL
(20.87 лв)
     -26.22 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 170.19 TL
(51.53 лв)
156.94 TL
(47.51 лв)
     -7.79 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 98.31 TL
(29.76 лв)
74.26 TL
(22.48 лв)
     -24.47 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 25.00 TL
(7.57 лв)
39.64 TL
(12.00 лв)
     +58.55 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,851.68 TL
(560.59 лв)
2,108.65 TL
(638.39 лв)
     +13.88 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 45,070.48 TL
(13,645.09 лв)
31,241.93 TL
(9,458.49 лв)
     -30.68 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 236.24 TL
(71.52 лв)
352.26 TL
(106.65 лв)
     +49.11 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 161.51 TL
(48.90 лв)
179.17 TL
(54.24 лв)
     +10.94 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 401.17 TL
(121.45 лв)
432.77 TL
(131.02 лв)
     +7.88 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 335.19 TL
(101.48 лв)
453.61 TL
(137.33 лв)
     +35.33 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,917.89 TL
(580.64 лв)
2,378.94 TL
(720.22 лв)
     +24.04 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,165.33 TL
(352.80 лв)
1,837.36 TL
(556.26 лв)
     +57.67 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,580.16 TL
(1,083.89 лв)
4,253.55 TL
(1,287.76 лв)
     +18.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,037.28 TL
(616.79 лв)
3,056.30 TL
(925.30 лв)
     +50.02 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 817.81 TL
(247.59 лв)
930.15 TL
(281.60 лв)
     +13.74 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 408.49 TL
(123.67 лв)
633.35 TL
(191.75 лв)
     +55.05 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,897.30 TL
(877.16 лв)
4,454.13 TL
(1,348.49 лв)
     +53.73 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 19.49 3.65      -81.28 %
Last update: December 2019December 2019
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Currency: TRY