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Paris vs Bucharest
Par vs Buh

Average net salary (After tax)

Bucharest
Paris

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Buh
Par
Outside city centre
Buh
Par

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Buh
Par
Outside city centre
Buh
Par

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Buh
Par
Outside city centre
Buh
Par

Mortgage rates

Bucharest
4.5%
Paris
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Bucharest
Paris

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Buh
Par

Mobile phone data

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

Buh
Par

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Buh
Par

Monthly pass

Regular price

Buh
Par

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Bucharest
Paris

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Buh
Par
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Bucharest
Paris

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Buh
Par
Lettuce 1 head
Buh
Par
Tomatoes 1kg
Buh
Par

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Buh
Par
Oranges 1 head
Buh
Par
Bananas 1kg
Buh
Par

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Bucharest
4.5%
Paris
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Bucharest are 17.14% higher than in Paris

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Buh
Par
Market 0.5L bottle
Buh
Par

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Buh
Par
Market 0.33L bottle
Buh
Par

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Bucharest
5
Paris

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Buh
Par

Summer dress

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

Buh
Par

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Bucharest
$15.33
Paris
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Buh $4,070.74/mth
Par $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Buh $4,070.74/mth
Par $4,070.74/mth