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Bucharest vs San Francisco
Buh vs Sfo

Average net salary (After tax)

San Francisco
Bucharest

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sfo
Buh
Outside city centre
Sfo
Buh

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sfo
Buh
Outside city centre
Sfo
Buh

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sfo
Buh
Outside city centre
Sfo
Buh

Mortgage rates

San Francisco
4.5%
Bucharest
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

San Francisco
Bucharest

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sfo
Buh

Mobile phone data

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

Sfo
Buh

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sfo
Buh

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sfo
Buh

Fuel prices

Per Litre

San Francisco
Bucharest

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sfo
Buh
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

San Francisco
Bucharest

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sfo
Buh
Lettuce 1 head
Sfo
Buh
Tomatoes 1kg
Sfo
Buh

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sfo
Buh
Oranges 1 head
Sfo
Buh
Bananas 1kg
Sfo
Buh

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

San Francisco
4.5%
Bucharest
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in San Francisco are 17.14% higher than in Bucharest

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sfo
Buh
Market 0.5L bottle
Sfo
Buh

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sfo
Buh
Market 0.33L bottle
Sfo
Buh

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

San Francisco
5
Bucharest

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sfo
Buh

Summer dress

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

Sfo
Buh

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

San Francisco
$15.33
Bucharest
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sfo $4,070.74/mth
Buh $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sfo $4,070.74/mth
Buh $4,070.74/mth