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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Bucharest 

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Consumer Prices in Bucharest are 49.51% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bucharest are 63.08% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Bucharest are 80.34% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Bucharest are 52.49% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Bucharest are 42.99% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Bucharest is 32.51% lower than in London
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  LondonBucharestDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.41 €
(15.00 £)
6.94 €
(33.00 lei)
     -57.72 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 54.69 €
(50.00 £)
25.22 €
(120.00 lei)
     -53.88 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.56 €
(6.00 £)
4.20 €
(20.00 lei)
     -35.95 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.47 €
(5.00 £)
1.68 €
(8.00 lei)
     -69.25 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.92 €
(4.50 £)
2.10 €
(10.00 lei)
     -57.30 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.02 €
(2.76 £)
1.89 €
(8.99 lei)
     -37.45 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.62 €
(1.48 £)
1.38 €
(6.58 lei)
     -14.53 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.24 €
(1.13 £)
1.26 €
(5.97 lei)
     +1.62 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.97 €
(3.63 £)
3.75 €
(17.86 lei)
     -5.35 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.09 €
(1.00 £)
0.51 €
(2.41 lei)
     -53.76 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.65 €
(0.60 £)
0.48 €
(2.27 lei)
     -26.75 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.19 €
(2.00 £)
1.97 €
(9.39 lei)
     -9.72 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.25 €
(2.97 £)
2.36 €
(11.22 lei)
     -27.39 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.96 €
(2.70 £)
2.01 €
(9.58 lei)
     -31.94 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.28 €
(3.92 £)
2.98 €
(14.19 lei)
     -30.34 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.94 €
(0.86 £)
0.39 €
(1.86 lei)
     -58.60 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.55 €
(0.50 £)
0.51 €
(2.41 lei)
     -7.52 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.04 €
(0.95 £)
0.46 €
(2.20 lei)
     -55.69 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.16 €
(1.06 £)
0.49 €
(2.34 lei)
     -57.63 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.53 €
(0.49 £)
0.27 €
(1.28 lei)
     -49.34 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.50 €
(0.46 £)
0.27 €
(1.31 lei)
     -45.01 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.81 €
(0.74 £)
0.56 €
(2.68 lei)
     -30.55 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.95 €
(0.87 £)
0.52 €
(2.48 lei)
     -45.06 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.75 €
(8.00 £)
4.20 €
(20.00 lei)
     -51.96 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.92 €
(1.76 £)
0.73 €
(3.48 lei)
     -61.92 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.04 €
(1.87 £)
1.26 €
(6.01 lei)
     -38.24 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.03 €
(11.00 £)
3.78 €
(18.00 lei)
     -68.55 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.73 €
(2.50 £)
0.27 €
(1.30 lei)
     -90.01 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 164.06 €
(150.00 £)
10.51 €
(50.00 lei)
     -93.59 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.47 €
(5.00 £)
0.40 €
(1.90 lei)
     -92.70 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.28 €
(4.83 £)
0.64 €
(3.06 lei)
     -87.83 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 51.95 €
(47.50 £)
3.78 €
(17.99 lei)
     -92.72 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.36 €
(4.90 £)
4.59 €
(21.85 lei)
     -14.26 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,874.48 €
(20,000.00 £)
15,902.00 €
(75,660.99 lei)
     -27.30 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,561.78 €
(21,542.71 £)
17,233.15 €
(81,994.55 lei)
     -26.86 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 183.06 €
(167.38 £)
93.05 €
(442.72 lei)
     -49.17 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 €
(0.12 £)
0.08 €
(0.36 lei)
     -42.58 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 34.70 €
(31.73 £)
8.01 €
(38.09 lei)
     -76.93 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.34 €
(40.54 £)
35.44 €
(168.60 lei)
     -20.07 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.49 €
(11.42 £)
12.66 €
(60.26 lei)
     +1.38 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.67 €
(12.50 £)
6.31 €
(30.00 lei)
     -53.88 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,431.49 €
(1,308.82 £)
322.44 €
(1,534.17 lei)
     -77.47 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,210.40 €
(17,564.21 £)
6,247.89 €
(29,727.20 lei)
     -67.48 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 72.99 €
(66.73 £)
57.95 €
(275.72 lei)
     -20.60 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.64 €
(31.68 £)
29.65 €
(141.09 lei)
     -14.40 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.62 €
(69.14 £)
65.13 €
(309.89 lei)
     -13.87 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 83.73 €
(76.56 £)
77.40 €
(368.28 lei)
     -7.56 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,863.33 €
(1,703.65 £)
395.42 €
(1,881.38 lei)
     -78.78 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,326.22 €
(1,212.57 £)
265.78 €
(1,264.55 lei)
     -79.96 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,536.01 €
(3,233.00 £)
646.10 €
(3,074.11 lei)
     -81.73 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,188.88 €
(2,001.31 £)
438.56 €
(2,086.63 lei)
     -79.96 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,300.46 €
(1,189.02 £)
158.88 €
(755.93 lei)
     -87.78 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 742.27 €
(678.66 £)
99.09 €
(471.46 lei)
     -86.65 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,545.95 €
(2,327.78 £)
634.34 €
(3,018.16 lei)
     -75.08 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.22 6.28      +95.01 %
Last update: August 2019August 2019
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Currency: EUR