Cost of Living Comparison Between Bulgaria and Russia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Russia are 0.6% higher than in Bulgaria (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Russia are 5.4% higher than in Bulgaria
Rent Prices in Russia are 26.4% higher than in Bulgaria
Restaurant Prices in Russia are 9.6% higher than in Bulgaria
Groceries Prices in Russia are 6.9% lower than in Bulgaria
Local Purchasing Power in Russia is 20.0% lower than in Bulgaria
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Restaurants
Bulgaria Edit Russia Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 лв
(581.51 руб)
16.77 лв
(650.00 руб)
     +11.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 лв
(2,713.73 руб)
77.38 лв
(3,000.00 руб)
     +10.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 лв
(465.21 руб)
10.32 лв
(400.00 руб)
     -14.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 лв
(116.30 руб)
3.87 лв
(150.00 руб)
     +29.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 лв
(155.07 руб)
5.16 лв
(200.00 руб)
     +29.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.13 лв
(121.26 руб)
4.12 лв
(159.65 руб)
     +31.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.16 лв
(83.68 руб)
1.79 лв
(69.56 руб)
     -16.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.49 лв
(57.64 руб)
0.93 лв
(35.95 руб)
     -37.6 %
Markets
Bulgaria Edit Russia Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.71 лв
(376.49 руб)
7.50 лв
(290.73 руб)
     -22.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.52 лв
(58.75 руб)
1.08 лв
(41.97 руб)
     -28.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.57 лв
(60.86 руб)
1.23 лв
(47.53 руб)
     -21.9 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.54 лв
(176.18 руб)
2.69 лв
(104.33 руб)
     -40.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.04 лв
(272.95 руб)
8.42 лв
(326.50 руб)
     +19.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.55 лв
(215.04 руб)
3.85 лв
(149.24 руб)
     -30.6 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.46 лв
(327.80 руб)
7.33 лв
(284.07 руб)
     -13.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.15 лв
(44.50 руб)
1.28 лв
(49.58 руб)
     +11.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.33 лв
(51.41 руб)
1.08 лв
(41.87 руб)
     -18.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.17 лв
(45.27 руб)
1.33 лв
(51.68 руб)
     +14.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.79 лв
(69.57 руб)
2.03 лв
(78.85 руб)
     +13.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.72 лв
(27.78 руб)
0.62 лв
(24.13 руб)
     -13.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.68 лв
(26.21 руб)
0.51 лв
(19.83 руб)
     -24.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.51 лв
(58.45 руб)
2.20 лв
(85.42 руб)
     +46.1 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.08 лв
(41.93 руб)
1.19 лв
(46.19 руб)
     +10.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 лв
(387.68 руб)
12.90 лв
(500.00 руб)
     +29.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.54 лв
(59.86 руб)
1.80 лв
(69.89 руб)
     +16.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.55 лв
(98.97 руб)
3.45 лв
(133.85 руб)
     +35.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.00 лв
(232.61 руб)
5.16 лв
(200.00 руб)
     -14.0 %
Transportation
Bulgaria Edit Russia Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.60 лв
(62.03 руб)
0.83 лв
(32.00 руб)
     -48.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 лв
(1,938.38 руб)
56.75 лв
(2,200.00 руб)
     +13.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.00 лв
(77.54 руб)
3.10 лв
(120.00 руб)
     +54.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 лв
(62.39 руб)
0.83 лв
(32.19 руб)
     -48.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.40 лв
(674.56 руб)
9.29 лв
(360.00 руб)
     -46.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 11.16 лв
(432.66 руб)
5.02 лв
(194.43 руб)
     -55.1 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 42,000.00 лв
(1,628,236.49 руб)
64,486.95 лв
(2,500,000.00 руб)
     +53.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 41,230.04 лв
(1,598,387.21 руб)
60,208.14 лв
(2,334,121.05 руб)
     +46.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Bulgaria Edit Russia Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 212.34 лв
(8,231.97 руб)
201.87 лв
(7,826.08 руб)
     -4.9 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.31 лв
(11.97 руб)
0.06 лв
(2.23 руб)
     -81.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 22.42 лв
(869.05 руб)
13.64 лв
(528.66 руб)
     -39.2 %
Sports And Leisure
Bulgaria Edit Russia Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 48.39 лв
(1,875.86 руб)
65.32 лв
(2,532.30 руб)
     +35.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.84 лв
(846.66 руб)
37.90 лв
(1,469.10 руб)
     +73.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.25 лв
(513.67 руб)
9.03 лв
(350.00 руб)
     -31.9 %
Childcare
Bulgaria Edit Russia Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 700.34 лв
(27,150.45 руб)
618.72 лв
(23,986.41 руб)
     -11.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,080.07 лв
(429,547.14 руб)
12,759.86 лв
(494,668.16 руб)
     +15.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
Bulgaria Edit Russia Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 103.33 лв
(4,005.87 руб)
145.25 лв
(5,631.04 руб)
     +40.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 53.73 лв
(2,082.97 руб)
89.28 лв
(3,461.18 руб)
     +66.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 131.44 лв
(5,095.45 руб)
182.98 лв
(7,093.85 руб)
     +39.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 149.51 лв
(5,796.21 руб)
203.95 лв
(7,906.71 руб)
     +36.4 %
Rent Per Month
Bulgaria Edit Russia Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 669.88 лв
(25,969.49 руб)
839.23 лв
(32,534.85 руб)
     +25.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 506.13 лв
(19,621.48 руб)
499.79 лв
(19,375.59 руб)
     -1.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,165.71 лв
(45,191.59 руб)
1,659.41 лв
(64,331.38 руб)
     +42.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 858.55 лв
(33,283.84 руб)
1,046.80 лв
(40,581.92 руб)
     +21.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
Bulgaria Edit Russia Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 300.43 лв
(11,646.82 руб)
452.18 лв
(17,529.96 руб)
     +50.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 201.71 лв
(7,819.75 руб)
293.95 лв
(11,395.86 руб)
     +45.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Bulgaria Edit Russia Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,454.02 лв
(56,368.95 руб)
1,225.39 лв
(47,505.40 руб)
     -15.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.31 10.40      +214.5 %
Last update: January 2023January 2023
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