Bulgaria vs Indonesia - Cost of Living Comparison

Bulgaria Indonesia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$639
$564
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1565
$1422
🏠 One person rent
$282
$260
🏘️ Family rent
$465
$511
🍽️ Food expenses
$249
$207
🚐 Transport expenses
$43.5
$41.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$750
$326
💸 GDP per capita
$10079
$3870
😃 Human freedom index
8.08
7.1
❤️ Life expectancy
73.6
71.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
42
38
🌐 English speaking %
24.9%
18%
🎓 Higher education
73
71
😀 Quality of life
63
51
🏙️ Population
7M
271M

The average cost of living in Bulgaria ($639) is 13% more expensive than in Indonesia ($564). Bulgaria ranked 133rd vs 153rd for Indonesia in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.2 months in Bulgaria compared to 0.6 months in Indonesia. Ranked 51st and 83rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Bulgaria vs Indonesia

We calculate prices for Bulgaria and Indonesia as a population-weighted mean of 21 and 82 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.

Bulgaria Indonesia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.17
$1.85
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.4
$14.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.33
$3.3
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.43
$2.99
 Cappuccino
$1.5
$2.11
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.04
$0.68
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$285
$275
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$190
$167
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$464
$601
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$331
$371
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$63.7
$41.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$98.2
$64.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$9.82
$30
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.27%
9.81%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1474
$1590
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$979
$848
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.77
$0.32
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$22.6
$14.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.98
$3.91
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.42
$0.75
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.18
$1.29
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.71
$1.19
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$0.95
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.1
$1.51
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.19
$7.39
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.84
$3.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.64
$8.16
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$2.45
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.43
$1.37
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.26
$1.73
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.83
$1.05
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
$1.28
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
$2.01
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.36
$0.3
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.26
$1.17
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.57
$18.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.73
$2.31
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.08
$1.92
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6
$2.65
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.62
$2.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.29
$0.99
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.58
$0.87
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$21
$27
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.84
$3.33
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.9
$14.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.3
$3.79
👖 Brand Jeans
$49.5
$38.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$69.4
$68.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$300
$99.2
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4312
$7362

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Cities Comparison in Bulgaria vs Indonesia

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

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

In Indonesia

City Cost of living Population
Jakarta
$708
10.6M
Bali
$736
4.23M
Bekasi
$531
2.38M
Tangerang
$638
2.24M
Surabaya
$539
2.89M
Bandung
$506
2.88M
Medan
$504
2.11M
Depok
$467
2.33M
Bogor
$505
1.03M
South Tangerang
$530
1.64M
Batam
$613
1.03M
Pekanbaru
$562
983K
Semarang
$525
1.62M
Cilacap
$523
1.17M
Makassar
$510
1.34M
Bandar Lampung
$348
1.17M
Palembang
$500
1.54M
Padang
$985
915K
Denpasar
$562
835K
Samarinda
$590
753K
Cimahi
$617
587K
Malang
$418
866K
Banjarmasin
$410
693K
Pontianak
$446
618K
Serang
$510
613K
Jambi
$499
602K
Tasikmalaya
$443
678K
Manado
$611
462K
Kupang
$494
434K
Jayapura
$463
413K