Austria vs Bulgaria - Cost of Living Comparison

AustriaBulgaria
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1617
$654
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3953
$1608
🏠 One person rent
$827
$293
🏘️ Family rent
$1508
$482
🍽️ Food Expenses
$491
$247
🚐 Transport Expenses
$130
$44
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2603
$732
💸 GDP per capita
$48105
$9976
😃 Human freedom index
8.45
7.89
❤️ Life expectancy
81.8
74.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
76
44
🏙️ Population
8.81M
7M

The average cost of living in Austria ($1617) is 147% more expensive than in Bulgaria ($654). Austria ranked 22nd vs 132nd 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 1.6 months in Austria compared to 1.1 months in Bulgaria. Ranked 13th and 45th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Austria vs Bulgaria

AustriaBulgaria
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.2
$5.97
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$55.2
$25.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.37
$5.24
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.47
$1.52
☕ Cappuccino
$3.9
$1.66
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$3.08
$1.07
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$823
$283
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$624
$196
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1601
$475
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1193
$339
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$129
$68.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$199
$105
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.7
$11.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.07%
3.58%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7540
$1375
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4893
$901
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.8
$0.76
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$51.3
$25
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.2
$5.01
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.38
$1.25
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.34
$1.25
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.12
$0.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.23
$1.1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.62
$2.05
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.3
$6.68
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.9
$5.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.4
$8.57
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$1.25
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.14
$1.56
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.84
$1.35
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$1.64
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$0.72
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$0.74
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.52
$0.4
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.42
$1.42
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.86
$5.86
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.26
$0.74
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.6
$3.48
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$12.4
$6.98
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.35
$2.99
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.76
$1.48
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47
$1.82
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$40.7
$23.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.8
$6.28
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$116
$18.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$20.3
$4.64
👖 Brand Jeans
$98.5
$52.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$92.8
$78.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$333
$318
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13109
$4360

Cities Comparison in Austria vs Bulgaria

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Austria

CityCost of livingPopulation
Vienna
$1721
1.91M
Graz
$1394
289K
Linz
$1561
205K
Salzburg
$1543
155K
Innsbruck
$1575
132K
Klagenfurt
$1381
101K
Dornbirn
$1607
48.1K
Villach
$1429
61.9K
Sankt Polten
$1492
55.5K
Wels
$1360
61.2K
Bregenz
$1571
29.8K
Wiener Neustadt
$1844
44.5K
Feldkirch
$1381
33.4K
Baden bei Wien
$1802
26.3K
Leoben
$1359
24.6K
Leonding
$1462
28.7K
Steyr
$1379
38.3K
Klosterneuburg
$1513
27.1K
Wolfsberg
$1542
25K
Traun
$1463
24.5K
Krems an der Donau
$1491
24.6K
Amstetten
$1431
23.7K
Lustenau
$1495
22.8K
Kapfenberg
$1418
22.8K
Modling
$1449
20.6K
Hallein
$1440
21.2K

In Bulgaria

CityCost of livingPopulation
Sofia
$792
1.36M
Plovdiv
$637
384K
Varna
$668
369K
Burgas
$605
227K
Stara Zagora
$591
159K
Ruse
$557
164K
Pleven
$554
124K
Shumen
$505
97.7K
Sliven
$472
91.3K
Haskovo
$500
93.8K
Blagoevgrad
$515
82.6K
Dobrich
$517
92.4K
Pernik
$629
84K
Yambol
$476
84.2K
Veliko Tarnovo
$584
72.2K
Pazardzhik
$498
84.6K
Vratsa
$718
69.5K
Asenovgrad
$468
59.8K
Vidin
$399
58K
Gabrovo
$486
62.9K
Bansko
$585
9.5K