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Los Angeles vs Bucharest
Lax vs Buh

Average net salary (After tax)

Bucharest
Los Angeles

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Buh
Lax
Outside city centre
Buh
Lax

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Buh
Lax
Outside city centre
Buh
Lax

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Buh
Lax
Outside city centre
Buh
Lax

Mortgage rates

Bucharest
4.5%
Los Angeles
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Bucharest
Los Angeles

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Buh
Lax

Mobile phone data

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

Buh
Lax

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Buh
Lax

Monthly pass

Regular price

Buh
Lax

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Bucharest
Los Angeles

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Buh
Lax
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Bucharest
Los Angeles

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Buh
Lax
Lettuce 1 head
Buh
Lax
Tomatoes 1kg
Buh
Lax

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Buh
Lax
Oranges 1 head
Buh
Lax
Bananas 1kg
Buh
Lax

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Bucharest
4.5%
Los Angeles
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Bucharest are 17.14% higher than in Los Angeles

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Buh
Lax
Market 0.5L bottle
Buh
Lax

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Buh
Lax
Market 0.33L bottle
Buh
Lax

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Bucharest
5
Los Angeles

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Buh
Lax

Summer dress

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

Buh
Lax

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Bucharest
$15.33
Los Angeles
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Buh $4,070.74/mth
Lax $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Buh $4,070.74/mth
Lax $4,070.74/mth