Cost of Living Comparison Between Los Angeles, CA and Bucharest 

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Consumer Prices in Bucharest are 46.94% lower than in Los Angeles, CA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bucharest are 61.34% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Rent Prices in Bucharest are 79.18% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Restaurant Prices in Bucharest are 54.23% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Groceries Prices in Bucharest are 53.89% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Bucharest is 54.37% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
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Restaurants
Los Angeles, CA Edit Bucharest Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(81.07 lei)
8.14 $
(33.00 lei)
     -59.30 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $
(304.03 lei)
37.00 $
(150.00 lei)
     -50.66 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $
(36.48 lei)
4.93 $
(20.00 lei)
     -45.18 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $
(28.38 lei)
1.97 $
(8.00 lei)
     -71.81 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(32.43 lei)
2.96 $
(12.00 lei)
     -63.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.68 $
(18.97 lei)
2.47 $
(10.01 lei)
     -47.26 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.14 $
(8.68 lei)
1.58 $
(6.40 lei)
     -26.24 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.13 $
(8.64 lei)
1.50 $
(6.09 lei)
     -29.51 %
Markets
Los Angeles, CA Edit Bucharest Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.67 $
(14.90 lei)
4.79 $
(19.43 lei)
     +30.45 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.27 $
(13.27 lei)
0.69 $
(2.79 lei)
     -78.95 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.11 $
(8.56 lei)
0.61 $
(2.49 lei)
     -70.92 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.38 $
(13.72 lei)
2.66 $
(10.80 lei)
     -21.26 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.62 $
(22.77 lei)
2.89 $
(11.71 lei)
     -48.55 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.16 $
(20.92 lei)
2.44 $
(9.88 lei)
     -52.80 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.73 $
(27.27 lei)
3.89 $
(15.79 lei)
     -42.11 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.83 $
(7.41 lei)
0.51 $
(2.08 lei)
     -71.96 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 $
(2.99 lei)
0.65 $
(2.62 lei)
     -12.30 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.45 $
(5.89 lei)
0.61 $
(2.48 lei)
     -57.95 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.96 $
(7.94 lei)
0.65 $
(2.65 lei)
     -66.68 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.17 $
(4.73 lei)
0.30 $
(1.21 lei)
     -74.38 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.98 $
(3.96 lei)
0.31 $
(1.27 lei)
     -67.93 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.71 $
(6.94 lei)
0.65 $
(2.62 lei)
     -62.26 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.87 $
(7.58 lei)
0.66 $
(2.66 lei)
     -64.94 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(60.81 lei)
6.17 $
(25.00 lei)
     -58.89 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.56 $
(10.38 lei)
0.93 $
(3.79 lei)
     -63.52 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.30 $
(9.32 lei)
1.51 $
(6.11 lei)
     -34.46 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $
(40.54 lei)
5.18 $
(21.00 lei)
     -48.20 %
Transportation
Los Angeles, CA Edit Bucharest Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $
(7.09 lei)
0.37 $
(1.50 lei)
     -78.86 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $
(405.37 lei)
17.27 $
(70.00 lei)
     -82.73 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.85 $
(11.55 lei)
0.49 $
(2.00 lei)
     -82.69 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $
(10.95 lei)
0.79 $
(3.22 lei)
     -70.59 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.19 $
(118.33 lei)
4.93 $
(20.00 lei)
     -83.10 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.48 $
(14.12 lei)
4.81 $
(19.49 lei)
     +37.98 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $
(101,342.50 lei)
22,201.94 $
(90,000.00 lei)
     -11.19 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,403.62 $
(86,763.85 lei)
23,453.11 $
(95,071.88 lei)
     +9.58 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Los Angeles, CA Edit Bucharest Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 163.40 $
(662.37 lei)
120.40 $
(488.05 lei)
     -26.32 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 $
(0.52 lei)
0.10 $
(0.39 lei)
     -25.42 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 68.96 $
(279.53 lei)
9.83 $
(39.85 lei)
     -85.75 %
Sports And Leisure
Los Angeles, CA Edit Bucharest Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.96 $
(161.99 lei)
44.85 $
(181.82 lei)
     +12.24 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.98 $
(40.46 lei)
17.17 $
(69.60 lei)
     +72.04 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $
(60.81 lei)
7.40 $
(30.00 lei)
     -50.66 %
Childcare
Los Angeles, CA Edit Bucharest Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,026.68 $
(4,161.86 lei)
400.75 $
(1,624.52 lei)
     -60.97 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 24,804.57 $
(100,550.28 lei)
8,962.17 $
(36,329.93 lei)
     -63.87 %
Clothing And Shoes
Los Angeles, CA Edit Bucharest Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.69 $
(197.37 lei)
71.75 $
(290.87 lei)
     +47.37 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.50 $
(156.07 lei)
39.93 $
(161.88 lei)
     +3.72 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 80.63 $
(326.86 lei)
77.19 $
(312.92 lei)
     -4.27 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 111.95 $
(453.81 lei)
91.97 $
(372.83 lei)
     -17.84 %
Rent Per Month
Los Angeles, CA Edit Bucharest Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,249.62 $
(9,119.27 lei)
485.28 $
(1,967.17 lei)
     -78.43 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,690.91 $
(6,854.45 lei)
339.11 $
(1,374.65 lei)
     -79.95 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,286.61 $
(17,376.64 lei)
897.42 $
(3,637.87 lei)
     -79.06 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,878.48 $
(11,668.50 lei)
590.19 $
(2,392.46 lei)
     -79.50 %
Buy Apartment Price
Los Angeles, CA Edit Bucharest Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 790.79 $
(3,205.63 lei)
209.46 $
(849.08 lei)
     -73.51 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 518.62 $
(2,102.33 lei)
129.85 $
(526.38 lei)
     -74.96 %
Salaries And Financing
Los Angeles, CA Edit Bucharest Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,940.08 $
(20,025.59 lei)
871.41 $
(3,532.45 lei)
     -82.36 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.57 5.94      +66.31 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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