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Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Bucharest 

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Consumer Prices in Bucharest are 62.12% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bucharest are 73.80% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Bucharest are 86.85% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Bucharest are 65.17% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Bucharest are 69.40% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Bucharest is 46.94% lower than in New York, NY
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Restaurants New York, NY[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 23.00 $
(101.12 lei)
6.82 $
(30.00 lei)
     -70.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 97.50 $
(428.66 lei)
34.12 $
(150.00 lei)
     -65.01 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $
(39.57 lei)
4.55 $
(20.00 lei)
     -49.46 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.50 $
(32.97 lei)
2.05 $
(9.00 lei)
     -72.71 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.50 $
(37.37 lei)
2.27 $
(10.00 lei)
     -73.24 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.72 $
(20.75 lei)
2.13 $
(9.38 lei)
     -54.82 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.15 $
(9.44 lei)
1.53 $
(6.71 lei)
     -28.93 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.74 $
(7.65 lei)
1.30 $
(5.74 lei)
     -25.03 %
Markets New York, NY[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.34 $
(19.07 lei)
4.33 $
(19.04 lei)
     -0.11 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.41 $
(14.99 lei)
0.61 $
(2.70 lei)
     -81.96 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.00 $
(13.17 lei)
0.58 $
(2.57 lei)
     -80.52 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.78 $
(16.62 lei)
2.31 $
(10.17 lei)
     -38.78 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.02 $
(35.28 lei)
2.75 $
(12.09 lei)
     -65.72 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.09 $
(31.15 lei)
2.25 $
(9.87 lei)
     -68.31 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.72 $
(29.53 lei)
3.34 $
(14.70 lei)
     -50.21 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.94 $
(12.91 lei)
0.45 $
(1.99 lei)
     -84.58 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.25 $
(5.48 lei)
0.62 $
(2.74 lei)
     -49.90 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.96 $
(13.00 lei)
0.54 $
(2.39 lei)
     -81.61 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.70 $
(11.86 lei)
0.65 $
(2.86 lei)
     -75.84 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.10 $
(9.21 lei)
0.37 $
(1.61 lei)
     -82.57 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.85 $
(8.14 lei)
0.37 $
(1.62 lei)
     -80.11 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.25 $
(9.87 lei)
0.70 $
(3.09 lei)
     -68.75 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.39 $
(10.53 lei)
0.58 $
(2.57 lei)
     -75.61 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.50 $
(68.15 lei)
5.00 $
(22.00 lei)
     -67.72 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.48 $
(10.92 lei)
0.81 $
(3.56 lei)
     -67.37 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.94 $
(12.91 lei)
1.30 $
(5.72 lei)
     -55.71 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 $
(65.95 lei)
4.44 $
(19.50 lei)
     -70.43 %
Transportation New York, NY[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(12.09 lei)
0.32 $
(1.40 lei)
     -88.42 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 127.00 $
(558.36 lei)
15.92 $
(70.00 lei)
     -87.46 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(13.19 lei)
0.45 $
(2.00 lei)
     -84.87 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.75 $
(16.49 lei)
0.73 $
(3.20 lei)
     -80.58 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(131.90 lei)
4.53 $
(19.90 lei)
     -84.91 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.01 $
(13.23 lei)
4.90 $
(21.54 lei)
     +62.79 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,845.00 $
(96,042.85 lei)
18,196.04 $
(80,000.00 lei)
     -16.70 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,680.73 $
(90,924.06 lei)
21,014.87 $
(92,393.12 lei)
     +1.62 %
Utilities (Monthly) New York, NY[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 132.26 $
(581.47 lei)
100.76 $
(442.99 lei)
     -23.82 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $
(0.51 lei)
0.09 $
(0.42 lei)
     -17.48 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.78 $
(280.40 lei)
9.71 $
(42.68 lei)
     -84.78 %
Sports And Leisure New York, NY[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 74.92 $
(329.37 lei)
42.05 $
(184.87 lei)
     -43.87 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 35.45 $
(155.88 lei)
15.25 $
(67.03 lei)
     -57.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.50 $
(72.54 lei)
6.82 $
(30.00 lei)
     -58.65 %
Childcare New York, NY[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,356.02 $
(10,358.40 lei)
376.14 $
(1,653.74 lei)
     -84.03 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 39,125.00 $
(172,015.41 lei)
7,609.47 $
(33,455.50 lei)
     -80.55 %
Clothing And Shoes New York, NY[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.61 $
(231.30 lei)
67.81 $
(298.14 lei)
     +28.90 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.62 $
(182.98 lei)
34.42 $
(151.32 lei)
     -17.30 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 86.63 $
(380.86 lei)
72.07 $
(316.85 lei)
     -16.81 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 132.71 $
(583.46 lei)
83.52 $
(367.21 lei)
     -37.06 %
Rent Per Month New York, NY[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,269.61 $
(14,375.02 lei)
458.24 $
(2,014.70 lei)
     -85.98 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,017.69 $
(8,870.90 lei)
306.48 $
(1,347.45 lei)
     -84.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,524.41 $
(28,684.97 lei)
764.30 $
(3,360.31 lei)
     -88.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,705.00 $
(16,289.26 lei)
510.71 $
(2,245.36 lei)
     -86.22 %
Buy Apartment Price New York, NY[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,388.56 $
(6,104.87 lei)
182.38 $
(801.85 lei)
     -86.87 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 757.07 $
(3,328.51 lei)
112.68 $
(495.40 lei)
     -85.12 %
Salaries And Financing New York, NY[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,472.87 $
(24,061.81 lei)
760.84 $
(3,345.08 lei)
     -86.10 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.16 6.37      +52.87 %
Last update: March 2020March 2020
Contributors:507615
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: USD