Location Factors


The location factor for Bulgaria is 0.59, based on national living costs.

This means a лв 69,689 per year salary would roughly be compareable to €60,000 in Germany.
If you would have to pay full taxes in Germany, this amount would rise to лв 91,862.
It would be лв 15,610 based on market rates, лв 20,577 with taxes paid in Germany.

You can also start a calculation based on Bulgaria.

Name Bulgaria
Chosen Factor 0.59 0.78*
Market Rates 0.13 0.18*
Consumer Price Index 0.57 0.75*
Rent Index* 0.35 0.46*
Consumer Price Plus Rent Index 0.51 0.68*
Groceries Index 0.59 0.78*
Restaurant Price Index* 0.47 0.62*
Local Purchasing Power Index* 0.36 0.47*
Buffer Location Bracket* D
Currency Bulgarian Lev (BGN)
Income Tax* 10%
* Not used for index.* If taxes paid in Germany instead.
Market rates based on National Sources. Living costs based on Numbeo.

Locations in Bulgaria

City Factor Based On
Sofia 0.60 0.79* Living Costs
Plovdiv 0.56 0.73* Living Costs
Varna 0.58 0.77* Living Costs
Burgas 0.52 0.69* Living Costs
Rousse 0.59 0.78* Living Costs
Stara Zagora 0.57 0.75* Living Costs
create calculation* If taxes paid in Germany instead.