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Tehran vs Bucharest
Thr vs Buh

Average net salary (After tax)

Bucharest
Tehran

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Buh
Thr
Outside city centre
Buh
Thr

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Buh
Thr
Outside city centre
Buh
Thr

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Buh
Thr
Outside city centre
Buh
Thr

Mortgage rates

Bucharest
4.5%
Tehran
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Bucharest
Tehran

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Buh
Thr

Mobile phone data

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

Buh
Thr

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Buh
Thr

Monthly pass

Regular price

Buh
Thr

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Bucharest
Tehran

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Buh
Thr
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Bucharest
Tehran

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Buh
Thr
Lettuce 1 head
Buh
Thr
Tomatoes 1kg
Buh
Thr

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Buh
Thr
Oranges 1 head
Buh
Thr
Bananas 1kg
Buh
Thr

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Bucharest
4.5%
Tehran
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Bucharest are 17.14% higher than in Tehran

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Buh
Thr
Market 0.5L bottle
Buh
Thr

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Buh
Thr
Market 0.33L bottle
Buh
Thr

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Bucharest
5
Tehran

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Buh
Thr

Summer dress

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

Buh
Thr

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Bucharest
$15.33
Tehran
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Buh $4,070.74/mth
Thr $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Buh $4,070.74/mth
Thr $4,070.74/mth