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Darwin vs Bucharest
Drw vs Buh

Average net salary (After tax)

Bucharest
Darwin

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Buh
Drw
Outside city centre
Buh
Drw

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Buh
Drw
Outside city centre
Buh
Drw

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Buh
Drw
Outside city centre
Buh
Drw

Mortgage rates

Bucharest
4.5%
Darwin
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Bucharest
Darwin

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Buh
Drw

Mobile phone data

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

Buh
Drw

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Buh
Drw

Monthly pass

Regular price

Buh
Drw

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Bucharest
Darwin

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Buh
Drw
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Bucharest
Darwin

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Buh
Drw
Lettuce 1 head
Buh
Drw
Tomatoes 1kg
Buh
Drw

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Buh
Drw
Oranges 1 head
Buh
Drw
Bananas 1kg
Buh
Drw

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Bucharest
4.5%
Darwin
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Bucharest are 17.14% higher than in Darwin

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Buh
Drw
Market 0.5L bottle
Buh
Drw

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Buh
Drw
Market 0.33L bottle
Buh
Drw

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Bucharest
5
Darwin

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Buh
Drw

Summer dress

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

Buh
Drw

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Bucharest
$15.33
Darwin
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Buh $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Buh $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth