Belarus vs Bulgaria - Cost of Living Comparison

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Belarus Bulgaria
🚶 Cost of living one person
$510
$766
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1358
$1937
🏠 One person rent
$212
$333
🏘️ Family rent
$387
$578
🍽️ Food expenses
$204
$304
🚐 Transport expenses
$31.3
$51
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$446
$963
💸 GDP per capita
$7888
$13974
😃 Human freedom index
5.48
7.68
❤️ Life expectancy
72.4
71.5
👮 Corruption perceptions index
37
45
🌐 English speaking %
12%
24.9%
🎓 Higher education
65
71
😀 Quality of life
50
64
🏙️ Population
9.2M
7M

The average cost of living in Belarus ($510) is 33% less expensive than in Bulgaria ($766). Belarus ranked 175th vs 119th 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 0.9 months in Belarus compared to 1.3 months in Bulgaria. Ranked 83rd and 52nd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Belarus vs Bulgaria

We calculate prices for Belarus 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.

Belarus Bulgaria
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.49
$8.32
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.1
$31.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.94
$6.94
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.05
$1.92
 Cappuccino
$1.43
$1.87
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$1.3
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$233
$352
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$158
$233
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$448
$597
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$303
$431
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$29.1
$68.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.8
$106
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$9.53
$11.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.82%
4.73%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1308
$1855
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$840
$1219
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.83
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13
$25.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.56
$6.29
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.69
$1.46
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.62
$1.59
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.52
$0.87
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$1.58
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.17
$3.04
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$9.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.39
$6.86
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.37
$10.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$1.35
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$1.76
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$1.58
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$2.15
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.45
$0.95
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.6
$1.1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.36
$0.42
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.99
$1.43
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.14
$6.02
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.76
$0.93
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.4
$3.35
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.95
$7.65
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.12
$3.15
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.87
$1.66
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.24
$2.11
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26.6
$27.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.77
$6.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$10.8
$19.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.81
$5.98
👖 Brand Jeans
$56
$55.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.6
$83.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$337
$405
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6231
$6446

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Belarus

City Cost of living Population
Minsk
$642
2M
Gomel
$402
502K
Vitebsk
$299
359K
Mogilev
$468
353K
Brest
$399
342K
Grodno
$377
359K
Babruysk
$421
209K
Barysaw
$519
136K
Baranavichy
$479
172K
Pinsk
$417
125K

In Bulgaria

City Cost of living Population
Sofia
$938
1.38M
Plovdiv
$714
384K
Varna
$839
369K
Burgas
$513
226K
Stara Zagora
$636
155K
Ruse
$619
159K
Pleven
$710
120K
Yambol
$559
81.4K
Shumen
$605
95.4K
Pernik
$593
81.3K
Pazardzhik
$655
83.1K
Dobrich
$640
89.7K
Sliven
$612
89.4K
Veliko Tarnovo
$654
71K
Haskovo
$741
91.9K
Blagoevgrad
$529
82.2K
Gabrovo
$436
60.5K
Vidin
$632
55.7K
Asenovgrad
$621
59K
Vratsa
$860
67.1K
Bansko
$845
9.56K