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Hobart vs Bucharest
Hba vs Buh

Average net salary (After tax)

Bucharest
Hobart

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Buh
Hba
Outside city centre
Buh
Hba

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Buh
Hba
Outside city centre
Buh
Hba

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Buh
Hba
Outside city centre
Buh
Hba

Mortgage rates

Bucharest
4.5%
Hobart
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Bucharest
Hobart

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Buh
Hba

Mobile phone data

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

Buh
Hba

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Buh
Hba

Monthly pass

Regular price

Buh
Hba

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Bucharest
Hobart

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Buh
Hba
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Bucharest
Hobart

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Buh
Hba
Lettuce 1 head
Buh
Hba
Tomatoes 1kg
Buh
Hba

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Buh
Hba
Oranges 1 head
Buh
Hba
Bananas 1kg
Buh
Hba

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Bucharest
4.5%
Hobart
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Bucharest are 17.14% higher than in Hobart

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Buh
Hba
Market 0.5L bottle
Buh
Hba

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Buh
Hba
Market 0.33L bottle
Buh
Hba

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Bucharest
5
Hobart

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Buh
Hba

Summer dress

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

Buh
Hba

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Bucharest
$15.33
Hobart
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Buh $4,070.74/mth
Hba $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Buh $4,070.74/mth
Hba $4,070.74/mth