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Pretoria vs Bucharest
Pre vs Buh

Average net salary (After tax)

Bucharest
Pretoria

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Buh
Pre
Outside city centre
Buh
Pre

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Buh
Pre
Outside city centre
Buh
Pre

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Buh
Pre
Outside city centre
Buh
Pre

Mortgage rates

Bucharest
4.5%
Pretoria
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Bucharest
Pretoria

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Buh
Pre

Mobile phone data

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

Buh
Pre

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Buh
Pre

Monthly pass

Regular price

Buh
Pre

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Bucharest
Pretoria

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Buh
Pre
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Bucharest
Pretoria

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Buh
Pre
Lettuce 1 head
Buh
Pre
Tomatoes 1kg
Buh
Pre

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Buh
Pre
Oranges 1 head
Buh
Pre
Bananas 1kg
Buh
Pre

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Bucharest
4.5%
Pretoria
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Bucharest are 17.14% higher than in Pretoria

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Buh
Pre
Market 0.5L bottle
Buh
Pre

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Buh
Pre
Market 0.33L bottle
Buh
Pre

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Bucharest
5
Pretoria

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Buh
Pre

Summer dress

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

Buh
Pre

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Bucharest
$15.33
Pretoria
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Buh $4,070.74/mth
Pre $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Buh $4,070.74/mth
Pre $4,070.74/mth