Cost of living in Cluj-Napoca, Romania

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 22 lei
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 17 lei
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 11 lei
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 4.50 lei
12 eggs, large 9 lei
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 4.72 lei
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 12 lei
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 2.94 lei
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 1.97 lei
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 3.11 lei
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 27 lei
2 liters of Coca-Cola 6 lei
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.44 lei
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 2,019 lei
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 1,499 lei
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 389 lei
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 1,197 lei
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 1,082 lei
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 245 lei
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 38 lei
40” flat screen TV 1,258 lei
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 288 lei
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 42 lei
Hourly rate for cleaning help 15 lei
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 224 lei
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 157 lei
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 309 lei
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 300 lei
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 86,096 lei
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 4.95 lei
Monthly ticket public transport 74 lei
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 22 lei
Personal Care
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 5.38 lei
Tube of toothpaste 9 lei
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 20 lei
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 56 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 127 lei
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 16 lei
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 9 lei
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 6 lei
iPod nano 16GB 806 lei
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.65 lei
1 month of gym membership in business district 177 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 426 prices entered by 44 different people.
Latest price update: February 21, 2017.

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