Cost of living in Cluj-Napoca, Romania

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 26 lei
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 18 lei
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 13 lei
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 4.79 lei
12 eggs, large 9 lei
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 5.07 lei
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 12 lei
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 3.36 lei
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 2.22 lei
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 3.19 lei
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 27 lei
2 liters of Coca-Cola 5.95 lei
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.95 lei
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 2,568 lei
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 1,814 lei
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 351 lei
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 1,432 lei
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 1,143 lei
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 256 lei
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 31 lei
40” flat screen TV 1,325 lei
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 296 lei
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 45 lei
Hourly rate for cleaning help 16 lei
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 218 lei
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 137 lei
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 284 lei
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 325 lei
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 86,055 lei
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 5.00 lei
Monthly ticket public transport 71 lei
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 21 lei
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 26 lei
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 28 lei
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 106 lei
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 21 lei
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 14 lei
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 16 lei
4 rolls of toilet paper 5.30 lei
Tube of toothpaste 9 lei
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 24 lei
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 57 lei
2 tickets to the movies 42 lei
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 74 lei
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 122 lei
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 17 lei
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 9 lei
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 7 lei
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 2,240 lei
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.65 lei
1 month of gym membership in business district 174 lei
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 16 lei
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 499 prices entered by 54 different people.
Latest price update: November 19, 2017.

Cluj-Napoca position in our World Ranking

the world
295th
out of 335
eastern europe
25th
out of 33
romania
2nd
out of 4

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