Cost of Living in Iasi

Summary about cost of living in Iasi, Romania:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 lei 20.00-35.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 lei 80.00-240.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 20.00 lei 20.00-25.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 lei 4.30-10.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 lei 7.00-12.00
Cappuccino (regular) 7.95 lei 5.00-13.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 5.76 lei 4.00-8.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 4.42 lei 3.00-7.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 18.76 lei 11.36-22.71
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.58 lei 1.81-3.63
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.39 lei 1.36-3.18
Eggs (regular) (12) 9.60 lei 6.00-14.40
Local Cheese (1 lb) 10.78 lei 6.80-15.88
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 9.44 lei 5.90-11.34
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 14.35 lei 6.80-20.41
Apples (1 lb) 1.90 lei 1.36-2.72
Banana (1 lb) 2.49 lei 2.27-3.18
Oranges (1 lb) 2.47 lei 1.81-4.08
Tomato (1 lb) 2.57 lei 1.36-3.63
Potato (1 lb) 1.21 lei 0.91-1.81
Onion (1 lb) 1.29 lei 0.91-2.27
Lettuce (1 head) 2.68 lei 2.00-5.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.46 lei 2.00-3.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 lei 15.00-30.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.60 lei 2.30-5.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.89 lei 4.00-9.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.00 lei 19.00-22.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 lei 2.50-2.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 lei 80.00-100.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 lei 2.44-3.19
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.02 lei 3.46-4.83
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 lei 24.80-31.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 19.94 lei 17.03-22.71
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 87,500.00 lei 80,000.00-95,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 92,297.19 lei 85,000.00-105,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 557.50 lei 392.31-1,062.50
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.44 lei 0.05-0.87
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.24 lei 30.00-50.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 146.76 lei 100.00-250.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 39.06 lei 30.00-50.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 25.00 lei 20.00-30.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,308.33 lei 1,000.00-2,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,550.00 lei 10,200.00-24,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 202.46 lei 90.00-400.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 142.80 lei 50.00-200.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 284.05 lei 250.00-400.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 338.64 lei 250.00-500.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,528.35 lei 1,200.00-2,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,093.22 lei 800.00-1,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,690.99 lei 2,200.00-3,931.96
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,848.94 lei 1,500.00-2,500.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 652.77 lei 538.83-821.90
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 460.82 lei 410.95-570.76
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,774.38 lei
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.52 4.50-7.00

Prices in Iasi

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Last update: July 2021
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2 Comments so far
Someone, somewhere on Oct 14, 2019:
@gigi the fact that your family made bad choices (i.e., they are cretins from a redneck state unable to find mates in their own backyard) has no bearing whatsoever on Romania, so you may do well to spew your frustrations elsewhere. May I recommend opioids?
Ilie David on Jan 09, 2019:
Buna ziua ma bucur tare mult ca orasul meu natal Iasi Romania, se afla pe loculo trei in Topul oraselor din lume cu un nivel de trai mai bun , datorita econi=omie crescute, forta de munca si rata somajului scazut datorita faptul ca tineri sa se poate angaja pe domeniile pe care au finalizat studiile si increderea deplina in anagajatoriii dand forta de munca si prosperitate.
Multumesc tare mult Primarului iasului , faptul ca a deschis proiectele europene pe anumite domeniii de infrastructura, educatie, sociale, medicale si alte domenii, si ca da incredere deplina fata de cetatenie ai Orasului natal in care ma aflu.
Multumesc tare mult de Dl primarului iasului Mihai Chirica si sa contiunue asa cu proiectele care au inceput aceesand fondurile europene nerambusabile, pentru a avea un oras demn de un trai bun .