Cost of Living Comparison Between Durham, NC and Bologna 

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Consumer Prices in Bologna are 0.2% lower than in Durham, NC (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bologna are 15.0% lower than in Durham, NC
Rent Prices in Bologna are 40.9% lower than in Durham, NC
Restaurant Prices in Bologna are 7.4% higher than in Durham, NC
Groceries Prices in Bologna are 22.6% lower than in Durham, NC
Local Purchasing Power in Bologna is 62.5% lower than in Durham, NC
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Restaurants
Durham, NC Edit Bologna Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(13.97 €)
18.25 $
(17.00 €)
     +21.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 66.25 $
(61.72 €)
75.14 $
(70.00 €)
     +13.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(7.45 €)
9.02 $
(8.40 €)
     +12.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.75 $
(3.49 €)
5.37 $
(5.00 €)
     +43.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(6.52 €)
5.10 $
(4.75 €)
     -27.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.45 $
(4.15 €)
1.67 $
(1.55 €)
     -62.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.06 $
(1.92 €)
2.73 $
(2.55 €)
     +32.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.42 $
(1.32 €)
1.21 $
(1.13 €)
     -14.6 %
Markets
Durham, NC Edit Bologna Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.33 $
(3.10 €)
4.81 $
(4.48 €)
     +44.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.75 $
(2.56 €)
1.89 $
(1.76 €)
     -31.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.89 $
(1.76 €)
1.08 $
(1.00 €)
     -43.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.43 $
(2.26 €)
3.70 $
(3.45 €)
     +52.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.40 $
(5.96 €)
6.65 $
(6.19 €)
     +3.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.25 $
(5.82 €)
4.82 $
(4.49 €)
     -22.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.33 $
(6.83 €)
7.83 $
(7.29 €)
     +6.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.07 $
(1.93 €)
0.89 $
(0.83 €)
     -57.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.54 $
(0.50 €)
0.80 $
(0.75 €)
     +48.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.64 $
(1.53 €)
1.02 $
(0.95 €)
     -37.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.55 $
(2.37 €)
1.26 $
(1.17 €)
     -50.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.03 $
(0.96 €)
0.63 $
(0.59 €)
     -38.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.33 $
(1.24 €)
0.54 $
(0.51 €)
     -59.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.99 $
(0.92 €)
1.06 $
(0.99 €)
     +7.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.91 $
(1.78 €)
0.44 $
(0.41 €)
     -77.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 $
(13.04 €)
6.44 $
(6.00 €)
     -54.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.62 $
(2.44 €)
1.96 $
(1.83 €)
     -25.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 $
(4.19 €)
2.35 $
(2.19 €)
     -47.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.49 $
(6.98 €)
5.90 $
(5.50 €)
     -21.2 %
Transportation
Durham, NC Edit Bologna Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(1.86 €)
1.61 $
(1.50 €)
     -19.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 36.00 $
(33.54 €)
37.57 $
(35.00 €)
     +4.4 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.60 $
(3.35 €)
5.37 $
(5.00 €)
     +49.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.25 $
(2.10 €)
1.99 $
(1.85 €)
     -11.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 $
(13.97 €)
27.91 $
(26.00 €)
     +86.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.17 $
(2.95 €)
7.79 $
(7.26 €)
     +146.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 $
(22,357.20 €)
26,836.99 $
(25,000.00 €)
     +11.8 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,206.25 $
(21,617.78 €)
29,252.32 $
(27,250.00 €)
     +26.1 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Durham, NC Edit Bologna Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 135.87 $
(126.57 €)
260.37 $
(242.55 €)
     +91.6 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.05 $
(0.05 €)
0.25 $
(0.23 €)
     +393.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.00 $
(60.55 €)
30.18 $
(28.12 €)
     -53.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Durham, NC Edit Bologna Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.17 $
(36.49 €)
54.92 $
(51.16 €)
     +40.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 $
(18.63 €)
28.39 $
(26.44 €)
     +41.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(11.18 €)
9.66 $
(9.00 €)
     -19.5 %
Childcare
Durham, NC Edit Bologna Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,624.00 $
(1,512.84 €)
705.43 $
(657.14 €)
     -56.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 4,000.00 $
(3,726.20 €)
13,597.41 $
(12,666.67 €)
     +239.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Durham, NC Edit Bologna Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 55.21 $
(51.43 €)
84.34 $
(78.57 €)
     +52.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.17 $
(31.83 €)
28.36 $
(26.42 €)
     -17.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.75 $
(78.02 €)
87.14 $
(81.18 €)
     +4.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 128.75 $
(119.94 €)
127.92 $
(119.17 €)
     -0.6 %
Rent Per Month
Durham, NC Edit Bologna Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,550.00 $
(1,443.90 €)
836.52 $
(779.26 €)
     -46.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,366.67 $
(1,273.12 €)
641.94 $
(598.00 €)
     -53.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,379.75 $
(2,216.86 €)
1,612.90 $
(1,502.50 €)
     -32.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,937.50 $
(1,804.88 €)
1,180.83 $
(1,100.00 €)
     -39.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
Durham, NC Edit Bologna Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 322.00 $
(299.96 €)
414.55 $
(386.18 €)
     +28.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 162.33 $
(151.22 €)
293.40 $
(273.32 €)
     +80.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Durham, NC Edit Bologna Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,575.00 $
(5,193.39 €)
1,775.93 $
(1,654.36 €)
     -68.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.79 1.99      -58.5 %
Last update: February 2023January 2023
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