Bucharest vs. other EU capitals

The cost of living in Romania – especially in Bucharest – is approximately 50% lower when compared to other important western cities from EU Member States (Vienna, London, Berlin, Paris) and at least 12% cheaper than other capitals from CEE countries (Prague, Warsaw or Budapest).

Maintaining the same standard of life from

with a salary of…

in Bucharest, you need a monthly salary of…

Vienna 3.400 Euro 1.750 Euro
CONSUMER PRICES 79.08% higher than in Bucharest
CONSUMER PRICES INCLUDING RENT 94.28% higher than in Bucharest
RENT PRICES 146.26% higher than in Bucharest
RESTAURANT PRICES 89.92% higher than in Bucharest
GROCERIES PRICES 102.21% higher than in Bucharest
London 4.500 Pounds 1.493 Pounds
CONSUMER PRICES 118.25% higher than in Bucharest
CONSUMER PRICES INCLUDING RENT 201.28% higher than in Bucharest
RENT PRICES 485.25% higher than in Bucharest
RESTAURANT PRICES 161.02% higher than in Bucharest
GROCERIES PRICES 96.72% higher than in Bucharest
Berlin 3.100 Euro 1.720 Euro
CONSUMER PRICES 67.88% higher than in Bucharest
CONSUMER PRICES INCLUDING RENT 80.18% higher than in Bucharest
RENT PRICES 122.24% higher than in Bucharest
RESTAURANT PRICES 56.09% higher than in Bucharest
GROCERIES PRICES 66.35% higher than in Bucharest
Paris 4.300 Euro 1.755 Euro
CONSUMER PRICES 113.92% higher than in Bucharest
CONSUMER PRICES INCLUDING RENT 144.90% higher than in Bucharest
RENT PRICES 250.86% higher than in Bucharest
RESTAURANT PRICES 128.29% higher than in Bucharest
GROCERIES PRICES 152.03% higher than in Bucharest
Prague 59.000 Czech Koruna 47.283 Czech Koruna
CONSUMER PRICES 14.28% higher than in Bucharest
CONSUMER PRICES INCLUDING RENT 24.78% higher than in Bucharest
RENT PRICES 60.69% higher than in Bucharest
RESTAURANT PRICES 9.31% lower than in Bucharest
GROCERIES PRICES 23.09% higher than in Bucharest
Warsaw 8.800 Zlots 7.510 Zlots
CONSUMER PRICES 6.56% higher than in Bucharest
CONSUMER PRICES INCLUDING RENT 17.20% higher than in Bucharest
RENT PRICES 53.56% higher than in Bucharest
RESTAURANT PRICES 1.43% higher than in Bucharest
GROCERIES PRICES 2.56% higher than in Bucharest
Budapest 630.000 Forints 541.411 Forints
CONSUMER PRICES 14.50% higher than in Bucharest
CONSUMER PRICES INCLUDING RENT 16.36% higher than in Bucharest
RENT PRICES 22.74% higher than in Bucharest
RESTAURANT PRICES 5.75% lower than in Bucharest
GROCERIES PRICES 11.48% higher than in Bucharest