Bhutan vs Romania - Cost of Living Comparison

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Bhutan Romania
🚶 Cost of living one person
$446
$812
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1102
$2040
🏠 One person rent
$162
$376
🏘️ Family rent
$270
$652
🍽️ Food expenses
$188
$310
🚐 Transport expenses
$41.2
$40.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$469
$817
💸 GDP per capita
$3560
$15787
😃 Human freedom index
6.69
7.9
❤️ Life expectancy
71.8
73
👮 Corruption perceptions index
68
46
🌐 English speaking %
75%
31%
🎓 Higher education
1
72
😀 Quality of life
48
62
🏙️ Population
808K
19.1M

The average cost of living in Bhutan ($446) is 45% less expensive than in Romania ($812). Bhutan ranked 191st vs 107th 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 1.1 months in Bhutan compared to 1 months in Romania. Ranked 91st and 54th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Bhutan vs Romania

We calculate prices for Bhutan and Romania as a population-weighted mean of 2 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.

Bhutan Romania
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.05
$8.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.1
$39
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.96
$6.6
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$7.08
$2.26
 Cappuccino
$1.92
$2.52
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.55
$1.82
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$181
$366
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$108
$261
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$275
$663
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$208
$476
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$18.1
$85
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.6
$131
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$21.1
$8.84
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.28%
7.04%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$717
$2002
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$875
$1421
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.79
$0.63
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28
$19.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.4
$5.99
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.94
$1.53
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.83
$1.5
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.78
$1.06
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.69
$1.54
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.95
$3.1
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.86
$7.98
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.1
$6.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.26
$9.95
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.14
$1.05
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$1.53
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.92
$1.48
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
$1.88
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.51
$0.86
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.63
$0.97
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.22
$0.48
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.05
$1.62
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.36
$6.22
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.77
$0.99
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.08
$5.27
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.65
$7.22
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$3.96
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.29
$1.54
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.66
$2.62
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$40.5
$39.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.34
$6.63
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30
$37.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.38
$6.68
👖 Brand Jeans
$33
$61.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$42.2
$71.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$251
$418
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$724
$7110

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Bhutan

City Cost of living Population
Thimphu
$443
79.2K
Paro
$467
11.4K

In Romania

City Cost of living Population
Bucharest
$941
1.72M
Cluj-Napoca
$975
287K
Timisoara
$796
251K
Iasi
$836
272K
Brasov
$914
238K
Constanta
$959
264K
Craiova
$806
234K
Ploiesti
$855
181K
Galati
$740
218K
Oradea
$770
183K
Sibiu
$795
134K
Braila
$632
155K
Arad
$673
145K
Bacau
$668
136K
Pitesti
$751
141K
Buzau
$756
103K
Targu Mures
$698
116K
Bistrita
$647
78.9K
Baia Mare
$609
109K
Botosani
$753
90K
Ramnicu Valcea
$597
93.2K
Suceava
$696
84.3K
Focsani
$758
66.6K
Drobeta-Turnu Severin
$715
79.9K
Satu Mare
$626
91.5K
Targoviste
$699
67K
Voluntari
$835
47.4K
Resita
$669
58.4K
Alba Iulia
$600
64.2K
Slatina
$603
63.5K