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Bucharest vs Reykjavik
Buh vs Rkv

Average net salary (After tax)

Reykjavik
Bucharest

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rkv
Buh
Outside city centre
Rkv
Buh

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rkv
Buh
Outside city centre
Rkv
Buh

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Rkv
Buh
Outside city centre
Rkv
Buh

Mortgage rates

Reykjavik
4.5%
Bucharest
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Reykjavik
Bucharest

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Rkv
Buh

Mobile phone data

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

Rkv
Buh

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Rkv
Buh

Monthly pass

Regular price

Rkv
Buh

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Reykjavik
Bucharest

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Rkv
Buh
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Reykjavik
Bucharest

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Rkv
Buh
Lettuce 1 head
Rkv
Buh
Tomatoes 1kg
Rkv
Buh

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Rkv
Buh
Oranges 1 head
Rkv
Buh
Bananas 1kg
Rkv
Buh

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Reykjavik
4.5%
Bucharest
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Reykjavik are 17.14% higher than in Bucharest

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Rkv
Buh
Market 0.5L bottle
Rkv
Buh

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Rkv
Buh
Market 0.33L bottle
Rkv
Buh

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Reykjavik
5
Bucharest

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Rkv
Buh

Summer dress

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

Rkv
Buh

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Reykjavik
$15.33
Bucharest
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Buh $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Buh $4,070.74/mth