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Bucharest vs Los Angeles
Buh vs Lax

Average net salary (After tax)

Los Angeles
Bucharest

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lax
Buh
Outside city centre
Lax
Buh

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lax
Buh
Outside city centre
Lax
Buh

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Lax
Buh
Outside city centre
Lax
Buh

Mortgage rates

Los Angeles
4.5%
Bucharest
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Los Angeles
Bucharest

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Lax
Buh

Mobile phone data

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

Lax
Buh

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Lax
Buh

Monthly pass

Regular price

Lax
Buh

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Los Angeles
Bucharest

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Lax
Buh
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Los Angeles
Bucharest

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Lax
Buh
Lettuce 1 head
Lax
Buh
Tomatoes 1kg
Lax
Buh

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Lax
Buh
Oranges 1 head
Lax
Buh
Bananas 1kg
Lax
Buh

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Los Angeles
4.5%
Bucharest
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Los Angeles are 17.14% higher than in Bucharest

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Lax
Buh
Market 0.5L bottle
Lax
Buh

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Lax
Buh
Market 0.33L bottle
Lax
Buh

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Los Angeles
5
Bucharest

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Lax
Buh

Summer dress

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

Lax
Buh

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Los Angeles
$15.33
Bucharest
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Lax $4,070.74/mth
Buh $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Lax $4,070.74/mth
Buh $4,070.74/mth