Cost of Living in Romania

Restaurants Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 lei 15.0030.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 lei 60.00120.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 18.00 lei 15.0020.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 lei 4.007.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.00 lei 5.0010.00
Cappuccino (regular) 6.43 lei 5.0010.00
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 4.70 lei 3.006.00
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 3.69 lei 2.006.00
Markets
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 3.89 lei 3.005.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.15 lei 1.003.00
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.11 lei 3.006.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 7.81 lei 5.5013.68
Local Cheese (1kg) 20.33 lei 13.9130.00
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 17.59 lei 13.0021.00
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 25.84 lei 18.0035.00
Apples (1kg) 3.33 lei 2.305.00
Banana (1kg) 4.82 lei 4.006.00
Oranges (1kg) 4.38 lei 3.006.00
Tomato (1kg) 4.63 lei 3.006.00
Potato (1kg) 1.92 lei 1.303.00
Onion (1kg) 2.14 lei 1.503.00
Lettuce (1 head) 2.30 lei 1.303.50
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.34 lei 2.003.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.00 lei 13.0025.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.04 lei 2.504.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.73 lei 3.007.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 16.00 lei 15.0017.00
Transportation
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 lei 1.502.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 63.00 lei 50.0070.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.79 lei 1.392.25
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.70 lei 1.392.20
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 16.90 lei 13.9022.50
Gasoline (1 liter) 5.03 lei 4.705.50
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 70,000.00 lei 60,000.0080,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 77,692.16 lei 63,000.0090,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 407.04 lei 250.00600.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.67 lei 0.341.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.94 lei 25.0050.00
Sports And Leisure
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 125.32 lei 80.00200.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 45.68 lei 25.0070.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 25.00 lei 20.0030.00
Childcare
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,377.34 lei 800.003,477.96
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 56,809.27 lei 24,000.0083,471.00
Clothing And Shoes
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 227.16 lei 120.00380.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, …) 134.13 lei 80.00200.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 280.26 lei 200.00400.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 308.90 lei 200.00450.00
Rent Per Month
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,266.80 lei 700.001,800.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 917.30 lei 500.001,350.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,142.73 lei 1,200.003,300.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,522.96 lei 900.002,200.00
Buy Apartment Price
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,569.21 lei 3,600.008,000.00
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,991.54 lei 2,600.005,060.00
Salaries And Financing
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,644.16 lei
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.33 2.005.00

Prices in Romania

These data are based on 24316 entries in the past 18 months from 1686 different contributors.
Last update: January 2018
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.

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