Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Bulgaria Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Bulgaria are 46.4% lower than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bulgaria are 57.1% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Bulgaria are 76.6% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Bulgaria are 49.1% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Bulgaria are 49.8% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Bulgaria is 54.0% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit Bulgaria Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(36.86 лв)
10.62 $
(19.57 лв)
     -46.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $
(138.21 лв)
37.99 $
(70.00 лв)
     -49.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.72 $
(19.75 лв)
8.14 $
(15.00 лв)
     -24.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(11.06 лв)
1.90 $
(3.50 лв)
     -68.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(12.90 лв)
2.71 $
(5.00 лв)
     -61.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.10 $
(9.40 лв)
1.86 $
(3.43 лв)
     -63.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.49 $
(4.58 лв)
1.31 $
(2.41 лв)
     -47.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.06 $
(3.80 лв)
0.82 $
(1.52 лв)
     -60.1 %
Markets
United States Edit Bulgaria Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.01 $
(7.39 лв)
6.33 $
(11.67 лв)
     +57.9 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.24 $
(5.97 лв)
0.88 $
(1.63 лв)
     -72.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.07 $
(3.82 лв)
0.89 $
(1.64 лв)
     -57.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.73 $
(6.87 лв)
3.20 $
(5.90 лв)
     -14.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.83 $
(10.75 лв)
4.25 $
(7.83 лв)
     -27.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.52 $
(10.17 лв)
3.13 $
(5.76 лв)
     -43.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.29 $
(13.44 лв)
4.79 $
(8.82 лв)
     -34.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.41 $
(4.44 лв)
0.64 $
(1.18 лв)
     -73.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 $
(1.40 лв)
0.81 $
(1.49 лв)
     +6.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.04 $
(3.76 лв)
0.73 $
(1.35 лв)
     -64.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.23 $
(4.10 лв)
1.00 $
(1.85 лв)
     -54.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.37 $
(2.52 лв)
0.45 $
(0.82 лв)
     -67.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.38 $
(2.54 лв)
0.51 $
(0.93 лв)
     -63.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.15 $
(3.97 лв)
0.97 $
(1.79 лв)
     -55.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.19 $
(4.03 лв)
0.64 $
(1.18 лв)
     -70.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(27.64 лв)
5.43 $
(10.00 лв)
     -63.8 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $
(3.26 лв)
0.97 $
(1.79 лв)
     -45.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.55 $
(6.54 лв)
1.53 $
(2.82 лв)
     -56.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $
(18.43 лв)
3.26 $
(6.00 лв)
     -67.4 %
Transportation
United States Edit Bulgaria Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(4.61 лв)
0.87 $
(1.60 лв)
     -65.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 72.00 $
(132.68 лв)
27.13 $
(50.00 лв)
     -62.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 $
(6.91 лв)
1.14 $
(2.10 лв)
     -69.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $
(5.16 лв)
1.07 $
(1.96 лв)
     -61.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(55.28 лв)
10.85 $
(20.00 лв)
     -63.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.65 $
(6.73 лв)
5.58 $
(10.29 лв)
     +52.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,000.00 $
(60,812.24 лв)
29,660.38 $
(54,658.00 лв)
     -10.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,082.69 $
(48,065.06 лв)
24,830.44 $
(45,757.41 лв)
     -4.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit Bulgaria Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 206.54 $
(380.61 лв)
113.16 $
(208.53 лв)
     -45.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 52.42 $
(96.60 лв)
16.55 $
(30.50 лв)
     -68.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.19 $
(131.19 лв)
12.78 $
(23.55 лв)
     -82.1 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit Bulgaria Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 48.06 $
(88.57 лв)
29.74 $
(54.80 лв)
     -38.1 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.79 $
(42.00 лв)
14.58 $
(26.87 лв)
     -36.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $
(25.80 лв)
8.14 $
(15.00 лв)
     -41.9 %
Childcare
United States Edit Bulgaria Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,378.25 $
(2,539.84 лв)
439.00 $
(808.98 лв)
     -68.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 23,036.62 $
(42,451.77 лв)
6,444.73 $
(11,876.32 лв)
     -72.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit Bulgaria Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.60 $
(96.94 лв)
54.73 $
(100.85 лв)
     +4.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.79 $
(80.70 лв)
31.92 $
(58.82 лв)
     -27.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.10 $
(164.20 лв)
83.22 $
(153.36 лв)
     -6.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 115.73 $
(213.27 лв)
86.50 $
(159.40 лв)
     -25.3 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit Bulgaria Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,776.42 $
(3,273.58 лв)
417.37 $
(769.12 лв)
     -76.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,461.77 $
(2,693.74 лв)
314.17 $
(578.96 лв)
     -78.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,977.08 $
(5,486.15 лв)
753.74 $
(1,388.99 лв)
     -74.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,417.24 $
(4,454.48 лв)
536.99 $
(989.57 лв)
     -77.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit Bulgaria Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 340.59 $
(627.63 лв)
183.59 $
(338.32 лв)
     -46.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 268.15 $
(494.15 лв)
121.87 $
(224.58 лв)
     -54.6 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit Bulgaria Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,571.84 $
(8,424.96 лв)
901.58 $
(1,661.43 лв)
     -80.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.56 4.60      -29.9 %
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