Cost of living in Târgu Mureş, Romania

Summary of cost of living in Târgu Mureş

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 7,251 lei
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 2,887 lei
  • Târgu Mureş is the cheapest city in Eastern Europe (29 out of 29)
  • Cost of living in Târgu Mureş is cheaper than in 97% of cities in the World (259 out of 266)
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List of prices in Târgu Mureş
Current as of May 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 23 lei
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 18 lei
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 10 lei
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 4.76 lei
12 eggs, large 9 lei
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 5.08 lei
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 13 lei
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 4.10 lei
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 2.84 lei
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 3.31 lei
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 25 lei
2 liters of coca-cola 5.74 lei
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.09 lei
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 1,678 lei
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 1,325 lei
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 509 lei
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 1,129 lei
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 820 lei
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 292 lei
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 28 lei
40” flat screen tv 1,632 lei
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 322 lei
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 24 lei
Hourly rate for cleaning help 13 lei
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 108 lei
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 154 lei
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 241 lei
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 306 lei
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 73,528 lei
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 5.47 lei
Monthly ticket public transport 81 lei
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 20 lei
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 28 lei
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 29 lei
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 99 lei
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 12 lei
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 12 lei
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 15 lei
4 rolls of toilet paper 5.30 lei
Tube of toothpaste 9 lei
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 19 lei
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 57 lei
2 tickets to the movies 39 lei
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 91 lei
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 80 lei
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 15 lei
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 6 lei
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 5.11 lei
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 1,600 lei
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.61 lei
1 month of gym membership in business district 132 lei
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 18 lei
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on less than 10 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: May 28, 2022

Târgu Mureş position in our World Ranking

the world
259th
out of 266
eastern europe
29th
out of 29

Cheapest and most expensive products in Târgu Mureş compared to other cities:

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3rd
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4th
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5th
eastern europe
1st
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