Cost of Living Comparison Between Bulgaria and China Reverse

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Consumer Prices in China are 2.8% lower than in Bulgaria (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in China are 12.9% higher than in Bulgaria
Rent Prices in China are 82.1% higher than in Bulgaria
Restaurant Prices in China are 24.1% lower than in Bulgaria
Groceries Prices in China are 14.9% higher than in Bulgaria
Local Purchasing Power in China is 19.8% higher than in Bulgaria
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Restaurants
Bulgaria Edit China Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 лв
(55.84 ¥)
6.72 лв
(25.00 ¥)
     -55.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 лв
(260.60 ¥)
53.72 лв
(200.00 ¥)
     -23.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 лв
(44.67 ¥)
9.67 лв
(36.00 ¥)
     -19.4 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 лв
(11.17 ¥)
1.95 лв
(7.25 ¥)
     -35.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 лв
(14.89 ¥)
5.37 лв
(20.00 ¥)
     +34.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.12 лв
(11.62 ¥)
6.83 лв
(25.43 ¥)
     +118.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.17 лв
(8.07 ¥)
0.89 лв
(3.30 ¥)
     -59.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.49 лв
(5.54 ¥)
0.58 лв
(2.16 ¥)
     -61.0 %
Markets
Bulgaria Edit China Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.85 лв
(36.66 ¥)
14.60 лв
(54.35 ¥)
     +48.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.52 лв
(5.67 ¥)
3.05 лв
(11.35 ¥)
     +100.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.58 лв
(5.88 ¥)
0.87 лв
(3.26 ¥)
     -44.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.66 лв
(17.37 ¥)
3.60 лв
(13.40 ¥)
     -22.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.13 лв
(26.55 ¥)
11.14 лв
(41.49 ¥)
     +56.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.63 лв
(20.96 ¥)
3.42 лв
(12.75 ¥)
     -39.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.50 лв
(31.63 ¥)
10.62 лв
(39.54 ¥)
     +25.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.13 лв
(4.20 ¥)
1.58 лв
(5.89 ¥)
     +40.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.33 лв
(4.97 ¥)
1.27 лв
(4.72 ¥)
     -5.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.17 лв
(4.34 ¥)
1.44 лв
(5.34 ¥)
     +23.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.79 лв
(6.66 ¥)
1.08 лв
(4.02 ¥)
     -39.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.72 лв
(2.67 ¥)
0.69 лв
(2.57 ¥)
     -4.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.68 лв
(2.52 ¥)
0.83 лв
(3.09 ¥)
     +22.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.52 лв
(5.66 ¥)
1.26 лв
(4.68 ¥)
     -17.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.09 лв
(4.06 ¥)
1.12 лв
(4.17 ¥)
     +2.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 лв
(37.23 ¥)
22.83 лв
(85.00 ¥)
     +128.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.55 лв
(5.76 ¥)
1.54 лв
(5.74 ¥)
     -0.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.53 лв
(9.41 ¥)
3.63 лв
(13.50 ¥)
     +43.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.00 лв
(22.34 ¥)
6.72 лв
(25.00 ¥)
     +11.9 %
Transportation
Bulgaria Edit China Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.60 лв
(5.96 ¥)
0.81 лв
(3.00 ¥)
     -49.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 лв
(186.14 ¥)
48.35 лв
(180.00 ¥)
     -3.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.00 лв
(7.45 ¥)
3.22 лв
(12.00 ¥)
     +61.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 лв
(5.99 ¥)
1.08 лв
(4.02 ¥)
     -32.8 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.40 лв
(64.78 ¥)
11.82 лв
(44.00 ¥)
     -32.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 11.14 лв
(41.49 ¥)
8.66 лв
(32.24 ¥)
     -22.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 42,000.00 лв
(156,359.62 ¥)
40,291.73 лв
(150,000.00 ¥)
     -4.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 41,595.53 лв
(154,853.82 ¥)
36,920.06 лв
(137,447.77 ¥)
     -11.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Bulgaria Edit China Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 212.42 лв
(790.82 ¥)
100.58 лв
(374.44 ¥)
     -52.7 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.31 лв
(1.16 ¥)
0.05 лв
(0.18 ¥)
     -84.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 22.46 лв
(83.61 ¥)
24.79 лв
(92.29 ¥)
     +10.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Bulgaria Edit China Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 48.35 лв
(180.00 ¥)
77.64 лв
(289.04 ¥)
     +60.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.42 лв
(83.48 ¥)
28.41 лв
(105.77 ¥)
     +26.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.25 лв
(49.33 ¥)
13.43 лв
(50.00 ¥)
     +1.4 %
Childcare
Bulgaria Edit China Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 704.19 лв
(2,621.59 ¥)
1,109.75 лв
(4,131.42 ¥)
     +57.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,301.93 лв
(42,075.37 ¥)
40,069.98 лв
(149,174.44 ¥)
     +254.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Bulgaria Edit China Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 103.42 лв
(385.00 ¥)
107.93 лв
(401.82 ¥)
     +4.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 54.37 лв
(202.41 ¥)
64.59 лв
(240.47 ¥)
     +18.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 132.42 лв
(492.98 ¥)
152.76 лв
(568.70 ¥)
     +15.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 149.03 лв
(554.83 ¥)
162.63 лв
(605.45 ¥)
     +9.1 %
Rent Per Month
Bulgaria Edit China Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 672.81 лв
(2,504.76 ¥)
1,132.34 лв
(4,215.54 ¥)
     +68.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 503.38 лв
(1,874.00 ¥)
639.34 лв
(2,380.16 ¥)
     +27.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,156.10 лв
(4,303.99 ¥)
2,603.16 лв
(9,691.16 ¥)
     +125.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 841.63 лв
(3,133.24 ¥)
1,399.38 лв
(5,209.67 ¥)
     +66.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Bulgaria Edit China Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 291.54 лв
(1,085.36 ¥)
1,610.51 лв
(5,995.67 ¥)
     +452.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 198.63 лв
(739.48 ¥)
929.79 лв
(3,461.47 ¥)
     +368.1 %
Salaries And Financing
Bulgaria Edit China Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,462.60 лв
(5,445.03 ¥)
1,977.66 лв
(7,362.54 ¥)
     +35.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.28 5.05      +54.0 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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