Armenia vs Bulgaria - Cost of Living Comparison

Armenia Bulgaria
🚶 Cost of living one person
$884
$639
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2044
$1565
🏠 One person rent
$486
$282
🏘️ Family rent
$832
$465
🍽️ Food expenses
$277
$249
🚐 Transport expenses
$34.8
$43.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$465
$750
💸 GDP per capita
$4266
$10079
😃 Human freedom index
8.2
8.08
❤️ Life expectancy
75.2
73.6
👮 Corruption perceptions index
49
42
🌐 English speaking %
8%
24.9%
🎓 Higher education
55
73
😀 Quality of life
57
63
🏙️ Population
2.93M
7M

The average cost of living in Armenia ($884) is 38% more expensive than in Bulgaria ($639). Armenia ranked 82nd vs 133rd for Bulgaria in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Armenia compared to 1.2 months in Bulgaria. Ranked 65th and 51st best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Armenia vs Bulgaria

We calculate prices for Armenia and Bulgaria as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 21 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Armenia Bulgaria
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.76
$7.17
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$31.9
$25.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.09
$5.33
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.36
$1.43
 Cappuccino
$2.51
$1.5
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.84
$1.04
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$568
$285
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$377
$190
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1071
$464
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$647
$331
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$52.4
$63.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$81
$98.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.6
$9.82
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.85%
3.27%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1986
$1474
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$923
$979
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.77
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$14.3
$22.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.42
$4.98
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
$1.42
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.18
$1.18
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.58
$0.71
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$1.27
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.14
$2.1
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.71
$7.19
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.25
$5.84
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.68
$8.64
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$1.24
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.66
$1.43
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.26
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$1.83
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
$0.72
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
$0.77
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.42
$0.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.51
$1.26
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.04
$5.57
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.09
$0.73
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.87
$3.08
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.2
$6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.93
$2.62
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.63
$1.29
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.86
$1.58
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$54.9
$21
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.51
$5.84
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$18.6
$15.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.07
$4.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$67.8
$49.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$99.2
$69.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$239
$300
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5095
$4312

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Cities Comparison in Armenia vs Bulgaria

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Armenia

City Cost of living Population
Yerevan
$976
1.08M
Gyumri
$529
122K
Vanadzor
$690
90.5K
Abovyan
$675
44.4K
Kapan
$746
43.2K
Armavir
$687
38.6K
Ashtarak
$749
21.6K
Goris
$746
20.6K
Masis
$511
21.4K
Spitak
$743
15K

In Bulgaria

City Cost of living Population
Sofia
$786
1.28M
Varna
$627
368K
Plovdiv
$589
382K
Stara Zagora
$505
156K
Burgas
$554
226K
Ruse
$488
160K
Pleven
$551
120K
Haskovo
$686
92.1K
Blagoevgrad
$534
82.2K
Dobrich
$647
90.1K
Pazardzhik
$553
83.1K
Pernik
$470
81.7K
Yambol
$473
81.7K
Sliven
$514
89.4K
Shumen
$485
95.8K
Veliko Tarnovo
$515
71.1K
Vratsa
$833
67.4K
Asenovgrad
$545
59K
Gabrovo
$429
60.9K
Vidin
$399
56.1K
Bansko
$745
9.53K