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Cost of Living in Romania

Cost of living in Romania is 47.32% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Romania is 72.55% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 5.75 $ 3.75-7.50
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 25.01 $ 16.51-30.02
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4.50 $ 3.75-5.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.50 $ 1.00-2.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.00 $ 1.25-2.50
Cappuccino (regular) 1.64 $ 1.25-2.34
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.22 $ 0.75-1.75
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.98 $ 0.50-1.50
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.86 $ 2.84-4.73
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.51 $ 0.23-0.73
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.49 $ 0.34-0.68
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.29 $ 1.50-3.60
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.40 $ 1.59-3.40
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.04 $ 1.48-2.50
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.11 $ 2.04-4.54
Apples (1 lb) 0.40 $ 0.28-0.57
Banana (1 lb) 0.55 $ 0.45-0.68
Oranges (1 lb) 0.52 $ 0.40-0.68
Tomato (1 lb) 0.55 $ 0.34-0.79
Potato (1 lb) 0.22 $ 0.14-0.34
Onion (1 lb) 0.25 $ 0.17-0.34
Lettuce (1 head) 0.60 $ 0.35-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.59 $ 0.50-0.75
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 $ 3.50-6.25
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.77 $ 0.63-1.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.19 $ 0.75-1.75
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4.25 $ 4.00-4.38
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.50 $ 0.33-0.63
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 15.01 $ 12.51-17.51
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.45 $ 0.36-0.60
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.68 $ 0.56-0.91
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4.25 $ 3.50-5.98
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.03 $ 4.64-5.49
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,010.38 $ 15,008.65-20,261.68
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,709.03 $ 15,759.09-23,763.70
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 104.39 $ 69.59-151.87
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $ 0.03-0.25
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 8.85 $ 6.25-12.51
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.34 $ 25.01-50.03
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.16 $ 6.25-20.01
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 6.25 $ 5.00-7.50
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 322.77 $ 200.12-625.36
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,809.63 $ 5,253.03-21,019.84
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 56.36 $ 30.02-100.06
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.65 $ 22.51-50.03
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 72.93 $ 50.03-100.06
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 81.65 $ 52.53-112.56
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 337.47 $ 200.12-500.29
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 241.35 $ 150.09-337.69
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 576.61 $ 335.19-875.50
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 410.73 $ 250.14-575.33
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 141.48 $ 92.96-199.18
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 100.07 $ 69.72-127.81
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 656.39 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.40 0.50-1.48

Prices in Romania

These data are based on 26656 entries in the past 18 months from 1966 different contributors.
Last update: June 2018
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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By City in Romania

Rank
City
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
Bucharest 40.32 12.88 27.37 31.28 39.33 57.37
Cluj-Napoca 37.90 13.32 26.30 31.71 31.83 56.60
Timisoara 37.86 10.76 25.07 31.02 33.76 55.07
Constanta 37.38 8.46 23.73 26.50 36.32 53.09
Brasov 36.84 10.85 24.58 28.43 32.11 59.30
Iasi 36.36 9.88 23.87 29.27 32.60 51.97
Sibiu 35.82 9.03 23.18 29.08 29.20 53.42
Arad 35.40 8.82 22.86 28.52 27.69 59.18
Oradea 33.83 7.03 21.18 27.99 25.17 50.70
Craiova 31.79 7.48 20.32 25.69 24.39 57.33
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