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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Bucharest 

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Consumer Prices in Bucharest are 49.67% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bucharest are 63.14% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Bucharest are 80.38% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Bucharest are 52.79% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Bucharest are 43.34% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Bucharest is 32.12% lower than in London
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  LondonBucharestDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.44 €
(15.00 £)
7.41 €
(35.00 lei)
     -54.96 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.28 €
(55.00 £)
25.39 €
(120.00 lei)
     -57.88 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.58 €
(6.00 £)
4.23 €
(20.00 lei)
     -35.65 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.48 €
(5.00 £)
1.69 €
(8.00 lei)
     -69.11 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.93 €
(4.50 £)
2.12 €
(10.00 lei)
     -57.10 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.03 €
(2.76 £)
1.92 €
(9.06 lei)
     -36.70 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.60 €
(1.46 £)
1.38 €
(6.54 lei)
     -13.65 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.22 €
(1.11 £)
1.26 €
(5.97 lei)
     +3.78 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.99 €
(3.64 £)
3.78 €
(17.86 lei)
     -5.32 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.11 €
(1.01 £)
0.51 €
(2.41 lei)
     -53.90 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.66 €
(0.60 £)
0.48 €
(2.27 lei)
     -27.38 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.20 €
(2.01 £)
1.99 €
(9.39 lei)
     -9.76 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.23 €
(2.95 £)
2.37 €
(11.21 lei)
     -26.60 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.98 €
(2.71 £)
2.03 €
(9.58 lei)
     -31.89 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.36 €
(3.98 £)
3.00 €
(14.19 lei)
     -31.15 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.96 €
(0.87 £)
0.39 €
(1.86 lei)
     -58.85 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.56 €
(0.51 £)
0.51 €
(2.41 lei)
     -9.04 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.05 €
(0.95 £)
0.47 €
(2.21 lei)
     -55.37 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.19 €
(1.09 £)
0.50 €
(2.35 lei)
     -58.33 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.54 €
(0.49 £)
0.27 €
(1.28 lei)
     -49.81 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.50 €
(0.46 £)
0.28 €
(1.31 lei)
     -44.54 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.82 €
(0.75 £)
0.57 €
(2.68 lei)
     -30.89 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.96 €
(0.88 £)
0.52 €
(2.47 lei)
     -45.47 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.77 €
(8.00 £)
4.23 €
(20.00 lei)
     -51.74 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.94 €
(1.77 £)
0.74 €
(3.48 lei)
     -62.11 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.07 €
(1.89 £)
1.27 €
(6.01 lei)
     -38.71 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.06 €
(11.00 £)
3.81 €
(18.00 lei)
     -68.41 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.74 €
(2.50 £)
0.28 €
(1.30 lei)
     -89.96 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 164.40 €
(150.00 £)
10.58 €
(50.00 lei)
     -93.57 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.48 €
(5.00 £)
0.39 €
(1.85 lei)
     -92.86 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.29 €
(4.83 £)
0.63 €
(2.98 lei)
     -88.10 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.32 €
(45.00 £)
3.79 €
(17.90 lei)
     -92.32 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.37 €
(4.90 £)
4.62 €
(21.85 lei)
     -13.91 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,920.29 €
(20,000.00 £)
15,913.99 €
(75,217.44 lei)
     -27.40 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,636.98 €
(21,566.30 £)
17,338.66 €
(81,951.14 lei)
     -26.65 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 185.81 €
(169.53 £)
94.43 €
(446.32 lei)
     -49.18 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 €
(0.12 £)
0.08 €
(0.36 lei)
     -40.65 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 34.77 €
(31.72 £)
8.02 €
(37.91 lei)
     -76.93 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.53 €
(40.63 £)
35.97 €
(170.00 lei)
     -19.23 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.49 €
(11.40 £)
12.70 €
(60.02 lei)
     +1.63 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.70 €
(12.50 £)
6.35 €
(30.00 lei)
     -53.67 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,417.88 €
(1,293.67 £)
323.05 €
(1,526.91 lei)
     -77.22 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,340.36 €
(17,646.08 £)
6,216.51 €
(29,382.30 lei)
     -67.86 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 73.18 €
(66.77 £)
58.55 €
(276.72 lei)
     -20.00 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.94 €
(31.88 £)
29.93 €
(141.48 lei)
     -14.33 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.14 €
(69.47 £)
65.60 €
(310.06 lei)
     -13.85 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 84.52 €
(77.12 £)
78.00 €
(368.67 lei)
     -7.71 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,875.81 €
(1,711.49 £)
397.97 €
(1,881.02 lei)
     -78.78 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,335.60 €
(1,218.59 £)
267.52 €
(1,264.44 lei)
     -79.97 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,549.49 €
(3,238.54 £)
650.77 €
(3,075.88 lei)
     -81.67 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,196.21 €
(2,003.81 £)
441.02 €
(2,084.50 lei)
     -79.92 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,327.88 €
(1,211.55 £)
158.94 €
(751.25 lei)
     -88.03 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 748.84 €
(683.24 £)
99.38 €
(469.72 lei)
     -86.73 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,558.73 €
(2,334.57 £)
640.26 €
(3,026.18 lei)
     -74.98 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.22 6.28      +95.17 %
Last update: August 2019August 2019
Contributors:728655
Data from past:12 months12 months
Currency: EUR