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Cost of Living Comparison Between Los Angeles, CA and Bucharest 

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Consumer Prices in Bucharest are 48.48% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bucharest are 63.47% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Rent Prices in Bucharest are 81.26% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Restaurant Prices in Bucharest are 52.01% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Groceries Prices in Bucharest are 56.16% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Bucharest is 50.28% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
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  Los Angeles, CABucharestDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(62.25 lei)
7.95 $
(33.00 lei)
     -46.99 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 $
(290.49 lei)
28.92 $
(120.00 lei)
     -58.69 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.25 $
(30.09 lei)
4.82 $
(20.00 lei)
     -33.52 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(24.90 lei)
1.93 $
(8.00 lei)
     -67.87 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(29.05 lei)
2.41 $
(10.00 lei)
     -65.58 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.46 $
(18.53 lei)
2.10 $
(8.73 lei)
     -52.86 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.38 $
(9.87 lei)
1.60 $
(6.65 lei)
     -32.58 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.75 $
(7.25 lei)
1.44 $
(5.96 lei)
     -17.81 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.70 $
(15.34 lei)
4.27 $
(17.73 lei)
     +15.58 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.88 $
(11.97 lei)
0.59 $
(2.44 lei)
     -79.58 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.84 $
(7.62 lei)
0.53 $
(2.21 lei)
     -71.06 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.23 $
(13.39 lei)
2.24 $
(9.31 lei)
     -30.48 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.73 $
(19.64 lei)
2.65 $
(10.99 lei)
     -44.05 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.72 $
(19.61 lei)
2.31 $
(9.58 lei)
     -51.12 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.86 $
(24.33 lei)
3.42 $
(14.21 lei)
     -41.62 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.01 $
(8.34 lei)
0.44 $
(1.82 lei)
     -78.19 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.93 $
(3.85 lei)
0.58 $
(2.41 lei)
     -37.37 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.44 $
(5.98 lei)
0.53 $
(2.18 lei)
     -63.53 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.60 $
(6.62 lei)
0.55 $
(2.29 lei)
     -65.45 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.29 $
(5.37 lei)
0.29 $
(1.19 lei)
     -77.76 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.00 $
(4.15 lei)
0.30 $
(1.24 lei)
     -70.06 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.27 $
(5.28 lei)
0.64 $
(2.64 lei)
     -49.99 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.93 $
(8.01 lei)
0.59 $
(2.46 lei)
     -69.30 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(49.80 lei)
4.82 $
(20.00 lei)
     -59.84 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.06 $
(8.54 lei)
0.84 $
(3.49 lei)
     -59.17 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.61 $
(10.83 lei)
1.39 $
(5.76 lei)
     -46.86 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.00 $
(37.35 lei)
4.34 $
(18.00 lei)
     -51.81 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $
(7.26 lei)
0.33 $
(1.39 lei)
     -80.86 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $
(414.98 lei)
12.05 $
(50.00 lei)
     -87.95 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.23 $
(13.40 lei)
0.43 $
(1.79 lei)
     -86.61 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $
(11.41 lei)
0.70 $
(2.90 lei)
     -74.62 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.19 $
(121.13 lei)
4.10 $
(17.00 lei)
     -85.97 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.77 $
(15.64 lei)
5.14 $
(21.35 lei)
     +36.48 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,870.00 $
(90,756.34 lei)
18,154.50 $
(75,337.72 lei)
     -16.99 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,474.30 $
(84,964.47 lei)
19,366.39 $
(80,366.86 lei)
     -5.41 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 143.80 $
(596.76 lei)
109.74 $
(455.39 lei)
     -23.69 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $
(0.49 lei)
0.09 $
(0.39 lei)
     -20.12 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 60.43 $
(250.78 lei)
8.99 $
(37.32 lei)
     -85.12 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.01 $
(166.05 lei)
40.12 $
(166.49 lei)
     +0.27 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.35 $
(51.26 lei)
14.51 $
(60.22 lei)
     +17.47 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $
(62.25 lei)
7.23 $
(30.00 lei)
     -51.81 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,117.81 $
(4,638.68 lei)
372.07 $
(1,544.03 lei)
     -66.71 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,776.79 $
(90,369.52 lei)
7,257.77 $
(30,118.35 lei)
     -66.67 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.60 $
(201.66 lei)
66.57 $
(276.24 lei)
     +36.98 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.62 $
(139.53 lei)
34.20 $
(141.92 lei)
     +1.71 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.26 $
(324.75 lei)
74.17 $
(307.77 lei)
     -5.23 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 106.88 $
(443.53 lei)
87.40 $
(362.69 lei)
     -18.23 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,200.61 $
(9,132.13 lei)
450.83 $
(1,870.87 lei)
     -79.51 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,667.66 $
(6,920.48 lei)
303.23 $
(1,258.34 lei)
     -81.82 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,906.60 $
(16,211.66 lei)
743.78 $
(3,086.55 lei)
     -80.96 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,873.91 $
(11,926.16 lei)
497.82 $
(2,065.84 lei)
     -82.68 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 695.53 $
(2,886.31 lei)
180.94 $
(750.88 lei)
     -73.98 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 447.35 $
(1,856.40 lei)
112.68 $
(467.61 lei)
     -74.81 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,021.30 $
(16,687.62 lei)
730.37 $
(3,030.89 lei)
     -81.84 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.32 6.27      +45.16 %
Last update: June 2019June 2019
Contributors:433651
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: USD