Rents in Bulgaria compared to Europe

This is a comparison of median monthly rental prices in the most expensive region of the capital/most important city for a 1-bedroom apartment. The numbers are based on our in-house research.

Switzerland, Zurich € 2,623
Iceland € 1,884
Denmark, Copenhagen € 1,875
Italy, Milan € 1,850
France, Paris € 1,850
Netherlands, Amsterdam € 1,800
Luxembourg € 1,800
Germany, Berlin € 1,700
Ireland, Dublin € 1,570
Sweden, Stockholm € 1,540
Spain, Madrid € 1,500
Portugal, Lisbon € 1,500
Finland, Helsinki € 1,340
Czech Republic, Prague € 1,260
Belgium, Brussels € 1,100
Austria, Vienna € 1,090
Poland, Warsaw € 1,010
Greece, Athens € 950
Malta, Valletta € 900
Norway, Oslo € 895
Slovakia, Bratislava € 800
Lithuania, Vilnius € 800
Slovenia, Ljubljana € 775
Turkey, Istanbul € 750
Hungary, Budapest € 675
Estonia, Tallinn € 650
Cyprus, Nicosia € 600
Romania, Bucharest € 600
Croatia, Zagreb € 550
Latvia, Riga € 500
Bulgaria, Sofia € 500
Montenegro, Podgorica € 350
Macedonia, Skopje € 280

Bulgaria began to produce quarterly house price statistics in Q1 1993. The figures are issued by the National Statistical Office. Interest rate and other macroeconomic and monetary statistics are on the Bulgarian National Bank site.