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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Bucharest 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Bucharest are 53.59% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bucharest are 65.89% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Bucharest are 81.63% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Bucharest are 56.13% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Bucharest are 49.64% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Bucharest is 23.36% lower than in London
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  LondonBucharestDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(82.23 lei)
5.47 £
(30.00 lei)
     -63.52 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £
(274.11 lei)
22.80 £
(125.00 lei)
     -54.40 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(32.87 lei)
3.65 £
(20.00 lei)
     -39.15 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(27.41 lei)
1.46 £
(8.00 lei)
     -70.82 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 £
(24.67 lei)
1.82 £
(10.00 lei)
     -59.47 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.74 £
(15.00 lei)
1.61 £
(8.82 lei)
     -41.18 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.34 £
(7.35 lei)
1.16 £
(6.37 lei)
     -13.41 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.01 £
(5.55 lei)
1.02 £
(5.58 lei)
     +0.63 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.49 £
(19.12 lei)
3.21 £
(17.60 lei)
     -7.93 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.99 £
(5.41 lei)
0.41 £
(2.23 lei)
     -58.76 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.70 £
(3.81 lei)
0.38 £
(2.08 lei)
     -45.38 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.09 £
(11.48 lei)
1.80 £
(9.87 lei)
     -14.03 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.22 £
(17.67 lei)
1.95 £
(10.68 lei)
     -39.54 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.92 £
(16.02 lei)
1.66 £
(9.08 lei)
     -43.32 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.04 £
(22.14 lei)
2.65 £
(14.51 lei)
     -34.46 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.02 £
(5.62 lei)
0.33 £
(1.83 lei)
     -67.37 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.51 £
(2.82 lei)
0.43 £
(2.37 lei)
     -16.04 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.94 £
(5.13 lei)
0.41 £
(2.24 lei)
     -56.42 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.06 £
(5.79 lei)
0.39 £
(2.15 lei)
     -62.92 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.53 £
(2.88 lei)
0.19 £
(1.04 lei)
     -64.04 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.51 £
(2.77 lei)
0.19 £
(1.06 lei)
     -61.93 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.81 £
(4.46 lei)
0.46 £
(2.52 lei)
     -43.50 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.94 £
(5.13 lei)
0.44 £
(2.42 lei)
     -52.83 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(43.86 lei)
3.65 £
(20.00 lei)
     -54.40 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.55 £
(8.51 lei)
0.62 £
(3.38 lei)
     -60.27 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.10 £
(11.51 lei)
0.99 £
(5.44 lei)
     -52.77 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 £
(60.30 lei)
3.19 £
(17.50 lei)
     -70.98 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(13.71 lei)
0.27 £
(1.50 lei)
     -89.06 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 £
(822.34 lei)
10.94 £
(60.00 lei)
     -92.70 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 £
(27.41 lei)
0.33 £
(1.79 lei)
     -93.47 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 £
(26.47 lei)
0.53 £
(2.88 lei)
     -89.12 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 £
(219.29 lei)
3.10 £
(17.00 lei)
     -92.25 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.90 £
(26.89 lei)
3.81 £
(20.88 lei)
     -22.36 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,225.00 £
(105,396.63 lei)
13,680.47 £
(75,000.00 lei)
     -28.84 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,794.75 £
(114,002.42 lei)
14,164.25 £
(77,652.23 lei)
     -31.89 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 158.57 £
(869.33 lei)
80.12 £
(439.24 lei)
     -49.47 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £
(0.67 lei)
0.07 £
(0.40 lei)
     -40.07 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.26 £
(176.84 lei)
6.79 £
(37.20 lei)
     -78.96 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.17 £
(242.18 lei)
30.43 £
(166.80 lei)
     -31.12 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.00 £
(60.30 lei)
10.63 £
(58.28 lei)
     -3.36 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 £
(68.53 lei)
5.47 £
(30.00 lei)
     -56.22 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,243.79 £
(6,818.80 lei)
285.72 £
(1,566.39 lei)
     -77.03 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,896.08 £
(92,628.85 lei)
5,997.67 £
(32,880.87 lei)
     -64.50 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.10 £
(362.40 lei)
50.04 £
(274.31 lei)
     -24.31 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.91 £
(169.44 lei)
25.35 £
(139.00 lei)
     -17.96 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.81 £
(377.26 lei)
55.73 £
(305.55 lei)
     -19.01 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 80.65 £
(442.13 lei)
64.19 £
(351.89 lei)
     -20.41 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,737.36 £
(9,524.67 lei)
326.29 £
(1,788.79 lei)
     -81.22 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,234.57 £
(6,768.23 lei)
230.40 £
(1,263.11 lei)
     -81.34 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,221.48 £
(17,661.02 lei)
582.15 £
(3,191.51 lei)
     -81.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,993.84 £
(10,930.79 lei)
364.76 £
(1,999.73 lei)
     -81.71 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,232.86 £
(6,758.86 lei)
132.74 £
(727.73 lei)
     -89.23 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 668.70 £
(3,665.98 lei)
84.67 £
(464.21 lei)
     -87.34 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,050.45 £
(11,241.14 lei)
535.96 £
(2,938.25 lei)
     -73.86 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.22 6.01      +86.53 %
Last update: February 2019February 2019
Contributors:750680
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: GBP