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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Francisco, CA and Bucharest 

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Consumer Prices in Bucharest are 58.07% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bucharest are 74.48% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Bucharest are 88.84% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Bucharest are 61.17% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Bucharest are 64.75% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Bucharest is 61.22% lower than in San Francisco, CA
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  San Francisco, CABucharestDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.25 $
(74.48 lei)
6.95 $
(30.00 lei)
     -59.72 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(345.42 lei)
27.79 $
(120.00 lei)
     -65.26 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $
(43.18 lei)
4.63 $
(20.00 lei)
     -53.68 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $
(30.22 lei)
1.85 $
(8.00 lei)
     -73.53 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(34.54 lei)
2.32 $
(10.00 lei)
     -71.05 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.56 $
(19.69 lei)
2.05 $
(8.87 lei)
     -54.97 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.54 $
(10.97 lei)
1.52 $
(6.55 lei)
     -40.33 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.92 $
(8.30 lei)
1.33 $
(5.75 lei)
     -30.70 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.04 $
(17.46 lei)
4.18 $
(18.06 lei)
     +3.41 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.15 $
(13.58 lei)
0.57 $
(2.46 lei)
     -81.91 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.96 $
(8.48 lei)
0.54 $
(2.33 lei)
     -72.52 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.23 $
(13.96 lei)
2.30 $
(9.92 lei)
     -28.95 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.05 $
(39.09 lei)
2.66 $
(11.47 lei)
     -70.66 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.33 $
(27.34 lei)
2.24 $
(9.67 lei)
     -64.62 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.43 $
(32.07 lei)
3.42 $
(14.76 lei)
     -53.99 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.93 $
(8.32 lei)
0.44 $
(1.90 lei)
     -77.10 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.92 $
(3.97 lei)
0.58 $
(2.52 lei)
     -36.58 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.73 $
(7.46 lei)
0.51 $
(2.21 lei)
     -70.41 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.08 $
(8.99 lei)
0.61 $
(2.63 lei)
     -70.77 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.76 $
(7.60 lei)
0.34 $
(1.46 lei)
     -80.77 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.30 $
(5.60 lei)
0.35 $
(1.51 lei)
     -73.06 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.36 $
(5.86 lei)
0.66 $
(2.83 lei)
     -51.68 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.05 $
(8.87 lei)
0.57 $
(2.44 lei)
     -72.48 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(64.77 lei)
4.63 $
(20.00 lei)
     -69.12 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.18 $
(9.41 lei)
0.80 $
(3.46 lei)
     -63.20 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.33 $
(10.07 lei)
1.43 $
(6.16 lei)
     -38.88 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 $
(51.81 lei)
4.28 $
(18.50 lei)
     -64.29 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(11.87 lei)
0.30 $
(1.30 lei)
     -89.05 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 81.00 $
(349.73 lei)
11.58 $
(50.00 lei)
     -85.70 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(15.11 lei)
0.44 $
(1.90 lei)
     -87.43 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(14.03 lei)
0.71 $
(3.06 lei)
     -78.21 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 $
(142.48 lei)
4.17 $
(18.00 lei)
     -87.37 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.98 $
(17.17 lei)
5.08 $
(21.95 lei)
     +27.80 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $
(94,989.40 lei)
17,929.92 $
(77,416.00 lei)
     -18.50 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,206.80 $
(95,882.30 lei)
20,042.69 $
(86,538.30 lei)
     -9.75 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 136.38 $
(588.84 lei)
98.15 $
(423.76 lei)
     -28.03 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 $
(0.41 lei)
0.08 $
(0.35 lei)
     -12.64 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.93 $
(284.66 lei)
9.11 $
(39.34 lei)
     -86.18 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 84.97 $
(366.87 lei)
39.05 $
(168.63 lei)
     -54.04 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.50 $
(79.88 lei)
14.21 $
(61.35 lei)
     -23.19 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $
(64.77 lei)
6.95 $
(30.00 lei)
     -53.68 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,232.07 $
(9,637.42 lei)
361.46 $
(1,560.67 lei)
     -83.81 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 28,234.50 $
(121,908.10 lei)
7,200.31 $
(31,088.76 lei)
     -74.50 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 63.80 $
(275.48 lei)
64.27 $
(277.52 lei)
     +0.74 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.18 $
(182.11 lei)
33.63 $
(145.19 lei)
     -20.28 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 86.17 $
(372.04 lei)
72.35 $
(312.37 lei)
     -16.04 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 149.57 $
(645.79 lei)
82.70 $
(357.07 lei)
     -44.71 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,449.98 $
(14,895.99 lei)
430.47 $
(1,858.62 lei)
     -87.52 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,813.43 $
(12,147.56 lei)
292.82 $
(1,264.31 lei)
     -89.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,172.62 $
(26,651.52 lei)
712.16 $
(3,074.88 lei)
     -88.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,801.88 $
(20,733.06 lei)
486.62 $
(2,101.06 lei)
     -89.87 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,200.06 $
(5,181.50 lei)
181.01 $
(781.57 lei)
     -84.92 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 900.32 $
(3,887.31 lei)
112.81 $
(487.08 lei)
     -87.47 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 7,272.90 $
(31,402.21 lei)
719.68 $
(3,107.35 lei)
     -90.10 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.18 6.47      +54.89 %
Last update: November 2019November 2019
Contributors:392615
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: USD