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Bucharest vs Copenhagen
Buh vs Cph

Average net salary (After tax)

Copenhagen
Bucharest

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Cph
Buh
Outside city centre
Cph
Buh

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Cph
Buh
Outside city centre
Cph
Buh

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Cph
Buh
Outside city centre
Cph
Buh

Mortgage rates

Copenhagen
4.5%
Bucharest
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Copenhagen
Bucharest

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Cph
Buh

Mobile phone data

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

Cph
Buh

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Cph
Buh

Monthly pass

Regular price

Cph
Buh

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Copenhagen
Bucharest

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Cph
Buh
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Copenhagen
Bucharest

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Cph
Buh
Lettuce 1 head
Cph
Buh
Tomatoes 1kg
Cph
Buh

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Cph
Buh
Oranges 1 head
Cph
Buh
Bananas 1kg
Cph
Buh

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Copenhagen
4.5%
Bucharest
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Copenhagen are 17.14% higher than in Bucharest

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Cph
Buh
Market 0.5L bottle
Cph
Buh

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Cph
Buh
Market 0.33L bottle
Cph
Buh

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Copenhagen
5
Bucharest

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Cph
Buh

Summer dress

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

Cph
Buh

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Copenhagen
$15.33
Bucharest
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Cph $4,070.74/mth
Buh $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Cph $4,070.74/mth
Buh $4,070.74/mth