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Bucharest vs Brisbane
Buh vs Bne

Average net salary (After tax)

Brisbane
Bucharest

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bne
Buh
Outside city centre
Bne
Buh

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bne
Buh
Outside city centre
Bne
Buh

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Bne
Buh
Outside city centre
Bne
Buh

Mortgage rates

Brisbane
4.5%
Bucharest
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Brisbane
Bucharest

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Bne
Buh

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Bne
Buh

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Bne
Buh

Monthly pass

Regular price

Bne
Buh

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Brisbane
Bucharest

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Bne
Buh
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Bne
Buh
White bread 500g
Bne
Buh
Eggs 12
Bne
Buh
White rice 1kg
Bne
Buh

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Brisbane
Bucharest

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Bne
Buh
Beef round 1kg
Bne
Buh
Local cheese 1kg
Bne
Buh

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Bne
Buh
Lettuce 1 head
Bne
Buh
Tomatoes 1kg
Bne
Buh

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Bne
Buh
Oranges 1 head
Bne
Buh
Bananas 1kg
Bne
Buh

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Bne $4,070.74/mth
Buh $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Bne $4,070.74/mth
Buh $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Brisbane
4.5%
Bucharest
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Brisbane are 17.14% higher than in Bucharest

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Bne $4,070.74/mth
Buh $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Bne $4,070.74/mth
Buh $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Bne $4,070.74/mth
Buh $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Bne
Buh
Market 0.5L bottle
Bne
Buh

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Bne
Buh
Market 0.33L bottle
Bne
Buh

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Brisbane
5
Bucharest

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Bne
Buh

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Bne
Buh

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Bne
Buh
1 pair men's leather shoes
Bne
Buh

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Brisbane
$15.33
Bucharest
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Bne $4,070.74/mth
Buh $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Bne $4,070.74/mth
Buh $4,070.74/mth