Armenia vs Romania - Cost of Living Comparison

Armenia Romania
🚶 Cost of living one person
$884
$650
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2044
$1637
🏠 One person rent
$486
$300
🏘️ Family rent
$832
$517
🍽️ Food expenses
$277
$238
🚐 Transport expenses
$34.8
$37.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$465
$688
💸 GDP per capita
$4266
$12915
😃 Human freedom index
8.2
8.33
❤️ Life expectancy
75.2
74.4
👮 Corruption perceptions index
49
45
🌐 English speaking %
8%
31%
🎓 Higher education
55
71
😀 Quality of life
57
62
🏙️ Population
2.93M
19.6M

The average cost of living in Armenia ($884) is 36% more expensive than in Romania ($650). Armenia ranked 82nd vs 131st for Romania 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 1.1 months in Romania. Ranked 65th and 53rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Armenia vs Romania

We calculate prices for Armenia and Romania as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 47 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 Romania
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.76
$6.28
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$31.9
$26.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.09
$4.47
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.36
$1.61
 Cappuccino
$2.51
$1.87
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.84
$1.31
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$568
$295
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$377
$205
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1071
$546
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$647
$366
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$52.4
$69.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$81
$107
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.6
$7.77
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.85%
6.01%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1986
$1608
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$923
$1140
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.55
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$14.3
$16.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.42
$4.82
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
$1.62
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.18
$1.09
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.58
$0.72
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$1.05
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.14
$2.3
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.71
$5.82
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.25
$5.08
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.68
$7.82
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$0.88
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.66
$1.2
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.14
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$1.7
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
$0.58
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
$0.62
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.42
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.51
$1.23
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.04
$5.32
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.09
$0.76
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.87
$4.41
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.2
$7.92
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.93
$3.29
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.63
$1.31
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.86
$2.13
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$54.9
$33.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.51
$5.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$18.6
$28.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.07
$5.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$67.8
$56.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$99.2
$65.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$239
$339
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5095
$5265

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Cities Comparison in Armenia vs Romania

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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 Romania

City Cost of living Population
Bucharest
$823
1.88M
Cluj-Napoca
$709
325K
Timisoara
$642
319K
Iasi
$607
290K
Constanta
$701
284K
Brasov
$676
253K
Craiova
$618
270K
Oradea
$525
196K
Galati
$593
249K
Ploiesti
$609
210K
Braila
$552
180K
Arad
$497
159K
Targu Mures
$550
134K
Pitesti
$653
155K
Sibiu
$628
147K
Baia Mare
$493
124K
Bacau
$631
144K
Buzau
$597
115K
Ramnicu Valcea
$559
98.8K
Satu Mare
$583
102K
Botosani
$635
107K
Suceava
$542
92.1K
Bistrita
$461
75.1K
Slatina
$560
70.3K
Piatra Neamt
$517
85.1K
Resita
$543
73.3K
Targu Jiu
$453
82.5K
Targoviste
$514
79.6K
Alba Iulia
$500
63.5K
Tulcea
$549
73.7K