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Bucharest vs Tehran
Buh vs Thr

Average net salary (After tax)

Tehran
Bucharest

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Thr
Buh
Outside city centre
Thr
Buh

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Thr
Buh
Outside city centre
Thr
Buh

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Thr
Buh
Outside city centre
Thr
Buh

Mortgage rates

Tehran
4.5%
Bucharest
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Tehran
Bucharest

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Thr
Buh

Mobile phone data

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

Thr
Buh

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Thr
Buh

Monthly pass

Regular price

Thr
Buh

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Tehran
Bucharest

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Thr
Buh
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Tehran
Bucharest

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Thr
Buh
Lettuce 1 head
Thr
Buh
Tomatoes 1kg
Thr
Buh

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Thr
Buh
Oranges 1 head
Thr
Buh
Bananas 1kg
Thr
Buh

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Tehran
4.5%
Bucharest
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Tehran are 17.14% higher than in Bucharest

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Thr
Buh
Market 0.5L bottle
Thr
Buh

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Thr
Buh
Market 0.33L bottle
Thr
Buh

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Tehran
5
Bucharest

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Thr
Buh

Summer dress

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

Thr
Buh

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Tehran
$15.33
Bucharest
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Thr $4,070.74/mth
Buh $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Thr $4,070.74/mth
Buh $4,070.74/mth