Cost of living index in Romania

Milk (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.02 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 5.68 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.13 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.14 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 5.67 (USD)
Boneless chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 4.82 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 7.16 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.31 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.17 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.86 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.69 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.66 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.34 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 0.62 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 0.55 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 4.49 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.52 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.18 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 4.44 (USD)
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 4.45 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 5.56 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 26.97 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 1.01 (USD)
Cup of coffee 1.75 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 1.19 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.87 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.83 (USD)
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 65.7 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 76.84 (USD)
High quality jeans 56.73 (USD)
womens summer dress 31.51 (USD)
Taxi minimum charge 0.6 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 0.58 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 5.33 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 0.56 (USD)
One month pass 15.89 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.33 (USD)
Mid range compact car (Honda Civic) 16830.8 (USD)
Mid range family car (Toyota corolla) 18510.6 (USD)
Gym monthly membership cost 30.79 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 11.6 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 5.62 (USD)
1 bedroom flat in city center 338.92 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 587.48 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 252.47 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 420.27 (USD)
Square meter price in city center 1610.24 (USD)
Square meter price outside city center 1109.29 (USD)
Monthly (Natural Gas, Electricity, Water, AC) for family 103.59 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet (ADSL or Fiber optic) 8.4 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.05 (USD)
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 298.48 (USD)
Average primary, secondary and high school yearly fees 6131.11 (USD)
Average monthly net salary 635.28 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 5.51 %

Grocery budget for one person per month in Romania

On average a signle person can spend arround 84 (USD) a month which is considered quite affordable comparing to other places in the world. This will cover all your supermarket needs such as fruit, vegetables, dairy products and drinking water.
Note that cigarettes, beers and wine are excluded from this expenses report.

Grocery budget for two people per month in Romania

141 (USD) will be enough for grocery shopping for a couple or two people splitting supermarket expenses.
this budget is considered quite cheap if we compare it to the average worldwide, this budget will cover their monthly needs on dairy products, fruits and veggies and all other supermarket expenses excluding cigarettes, wine and beer.

Grocery budget for family of 4 per month in Romania

Grocery expenses for family of 4 people can be on average 225 (USD) per month in Romania, if we compare it to other big cities in the world this amount is considered on the cheap side.
This report is taking in consideration all monthly needs for the family from supermarket including bakery and dairy products.

Average living cost in Romania for one person per month

An average single consumer can make it through one month in Romania for arround 498 (USD), which is affordable if we compare it to other big cities.
This will cover all you basic needs, supermarket shopping will cost on average 84 (USD) while renting a one bedroom appartement a bit far from city center will cost around 252 (USD), transportation, home utilities and gym membership can cost on average 164 (USD).

Average living cost in Romania for a couple per month

Monthly cost of living for a couple in Romania can average 806 (USD), which puts it in the cheap side in comparison with the big cities in the world.
Rent will take the big part it can cost arround 379 (USD) for a single bedroom flat close to city center, grocery shopping can cost on average 141 (USD) while home utilities, gym, one month transportation and mobile for two people membership can be arround 213 (USD).

Average living cost in Romania for family of 4 per month

For a decent living standard a family of 4 people can make through a month in Romania for about 1954 (USD), which is considered quite affordable regarding the average worldwide.
Three bedroom appartement not far from city center can cost 588 (USD), if we do the calculation, private school for two childs will average monthly about 736 (USD), while supermarket expenses will cost for the family not less than 225 (USD), home expenses such as wifi, water, electricity and mobile membership will cost about 121 (USD).

Cost of living by city in Romania