Cost of living in Cluj-Napoca, Romania

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 25 lei
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 19 lei
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 13 lei
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 4.64 lei
12 eggs, large 9 lei
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 4.89 lei
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 12 lei
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 3.06 lei
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 2.07 lei
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 2.94 lei
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 27 lei
2 liters of Coca-Cola 5.85 lei
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.41 lei
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 2,342 lei
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 1,515 lei
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 301 lei
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 1,324 lei
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 1,053 lei
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 268 lei
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 40 lei
40” flat screen TV 1,258 lei
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 286 lei
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 43 lei
Hourly rate for cleaning help 15 lei
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 231 lei
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 141 lei
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 287 lei
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 334 lei
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 85,777 lei
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 4.98 lei
Monthly ticket public transport 74 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) 30 lei
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 102 lei
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 19 lei
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 15 lei
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 15 lei
4 rolls of toilet paper 5.37 lei
Tube of toothpaste 9 lei
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 22 lei
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 54 lei
2 tickets to the movies 39 lei
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 70 lei
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 90 lei
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 16 lei
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 7 lei
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 6 lei
iPad Air 2, 64GB 2,150 lei
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.65 lei
1 month of gym membership in business district 171 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 402 prices entered by 49 different people.
Latest price update: September 21, 2017.

Cluj-Napoca position in our World Ranking

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285th
out of 319
eastern europe
24th
out of 35
romania
2nd
out of 4

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