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Bucharest vs Vancouver
Buh vs Van

Average net salary (After tax)

Vancouver
Bucharest

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Van
Buh
Outside city centre
Van
Buh

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Van
Buh
Outside city centre
Van
Buh

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Van
Buh
Outside city centre
Van
Buh

Mortgage rates

Vancouver
4.5%
Bucharest
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Vancouver
Bucharest

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Van
Buh

Mobile phone data

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

Van
Buh

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Van
Buh

Monthly pass

Regular price

Van
Buh

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Vancouver
Bucharest

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Van
Buh
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Vancouver
Bucharest

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Van
Buh
Lettuce 1 head
Van
Buh
Tomatoes 1kg
Van
Buh

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Van
Buh
Oranges 1 head
Van
Buh
Bananas 1kg
Van
Buh

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Vancouver
4.5%
Bucharest
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Vancouver are 17.14% higher than in Bucharest

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Van
Buh
Market 0.5L bottle
Van
Buh

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Van
Buh
Market 0.33L bottle
Van
Buh

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Vancouver
5
Bucharest

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Van
Buh

Summer dress

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

Van
Buh

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Vancouver
$15.33
Bucharest
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Van $4,070.74/mth
Buh $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Van $4,070.74/mth
Buh $4,070.74/mth