Cost of Living Comparison Between Perth and Budapest 

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Consumer Prices in Budapest are 44.90% lower than in Perth (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Budapest are 45.87% lower than in Perth
Rent Prices in Budapest are 48.61% lower than in Perth
Restaurant Prices in Budapest are 48.92% lower than in Perth
Groceries Prices in Budapest are 52.32% lower than in Perth
Local Purchasing Power in Budapest is 46.89% lower than in Perth
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Restaurants
Perth Edit Budapest Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$
(4,469.65 Ft)
8.95 A$
(2,000.00 Ft)
     -55.25 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 82.50 A$
(18,437.30 Ft)
53.70 A$
(12,000.00 Ft)
     -34.91 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.25 A$
(2,737.66 Ft)
7.16 A$
(1,600.00 Ft)
     -41.56 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 9.00 A$
(2,011.34 Ft)
2.24 A$
(500.00 Ft)
     -75.14 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 A$
(2,011.34 Ft)
2.46 A$
(550.00 Ft)
     -72.66 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.68 A$
(1,046.23 Ft)
2.25 A$
(501.89 Ft)
     -52.03 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.09 A$
(690.37 Ft)
1.50 A$
(334.39 Ft)
     -51.56 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.06 A$
(683.65 Ft)
1.18 A$
(264.07 Ft)
     -61.37 %
Markets
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.08 A$
(1,359.12 Ft)
4.31 A$
(963.33 Ft)
     -29.12 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.40 A$
(536.32 Ft)
1.04 A$
(231.88 Ft)
     -56.76 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.29 A$
(288.18 Ft)
0.83 A$
(185.21 Ft)
     -35.73 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.83 A$
(1,079.62 Ft)
2.61 A$
(582.67 Ft)
     -46.03 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.03 A$
(1,123.59 Ft)
4.42 A$
(986.87 Ft)
     -12.17 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.73 A$
(1,058.16 Ft)
3.15 A$
(702.88 Ft)
     -33.58 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.71 A$
(1,723.29 Ft)
5.47 A$
(1,222.10 Ft)
     -29.08 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.19 A$
(490.45 Ft)
1.00 A$
(223.02 Ft)
     -54.53 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.56 A$
(348.13 Ft)
0.91 A$
(203.54 Ft)
     -41.53 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.73 A$
(387.00 Ft)
1.09 A$
(243.38 Ft)
     -37.11 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.12 A$
(473.93 Ft)
1.28 A$
(287.17 Ft)
     -39.41 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.34 A$
(298.82 Ft)
0.58 A$
(129.69 Ft)
     -56.60 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.78 A$
(175.13 Ft)
0.58 A$
(130.51 Ft)
     -25.48 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.12 A$
(474.58 Ft)
1.46 A$
(325.45 Ft)
     -31.42 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.34 A$
(523.75 Ft)
0.52 A$
(116.60 Ft)
     -77.74 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(3,352.24 Ft)
6.71 A$
(1,500.00 Ft)
     -55.25 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.12 A$
(1,144.32 Ft)
1.21 A$
(271.20 Ft)
     -76.30 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.48 A$
(1,225.58 Ft)
1.73 A$
(386.82 Ft)
     -68.44 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 40.00 A$
(8,939.30 Ft)
7.16 A$
(1,600.00 Ft)
     -82.10 %
Transportation
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.05 A$
(905.10 Ft)
1.57 A$
(350.00 Ft)
     -61.33 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 147.50 A$
(32,963.66 Ft)
42.51 A$
(9,500.00 Ft)
     -71.18 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.45 A$
(1,217.98 Ft)
3.13 A$
(700.00 Ft)
     -42.53 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 A$
(719.32 Ft)
2.16 A$
(482.80 Ft)
     -32.88 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.00 A$
(10,950.64 Ft)
20.14 A$
(4,500.00 Ft)
     -58.91 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.73 A$
(1,056.06 Ft)
6.79 A$
(1,518.18 Ft)
     +43.76 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,999.00 A$
(6,257,284.51 Ft)
31,420.19 A$
(7,021,861.04 Ft)
     +12.22 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,754.24 A$
(5,979,102.53 Ft)
30,703.34 A$
(6,861,656.64 Ft)
     +14.76 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 227.10 A$
(50,753.07 Ft)
224.70 A$
(50,217.27 Ft)
     -1.06 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.71 A$
(158.03 Ft)
0.12 A$
(27.43 Ft)
     -82.64 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 76.00 A$
(16,984.66 Ft)
19.56 A$
(4,371.41 Ft)
     -74.26 %
Sports And Leisure
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 67.97 A$
(15,191.01 Ft)
58.56 A$
(13,086.75 Ft)
     -13.85 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.86 A$
(4,214.24 Ft)
16.79 A$
(3,753.30 Ft)
     -10.94 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$
(4,469.65 Ft)
8.73 A$
(1,950.00 Ft)
     -56.37 %
Childcare
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,294.21 A$
(289,233.86 Ft)
467.74 A$
(104,531.25 Ft)
     -63.86 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,962.50 A$
(2,896,890.98 Ft)
12,002.25 A$
(2,682,293.04 Ft)
     -7.41 %
Clothing And Shoes
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 95.19 A$
(21,272.73 Ft)
97.70 A$
(21,833.71 Ft)
     +2.64 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 63.08 A$
(14,097.85 Ft)
43.70 A$
(9,766.36 Ft)
     -30.72 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 134.11 A$
(29,970.91 Ft)
105.93 A$
(23,672.56 Ft)
     -21.01 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 138.14 A$
(30,872.50 Ft)
124.26 A$
(27,769.49 Ft)
     -10.05 %
Rent Per Month
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,521.05 A$
(339,927.82 Ft)
677.05 A$
(151,307.69 Ft)
     -55.49 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,076.67 A$
(240,616.08 Ft)
530.93 A$
(118,652.93 Ft)
     -50.69 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,524.30 A$
(564,136.69 Ft)
1,298.86 A$
(290,273.11 Ft)
     -48.55 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,618.80 A$
(361,773.36 Ft)
943.08 A$
(210,760.96 Ft)
     -41.74 %
Buy Apartment Price
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 635.51 A$
(142,025.22 Ft)
434.05 A$
(97,002.72 Ft)
     -31.70 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 446.73 A$
(99,835.35 Ft)
287.06 A$
(64,153.01 Ft)
     -35.74 %
Salaries And Financing
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,749.53 A$
(1,061,435.71 Ft)
1,365.31 A$
(305,122.51 Ft)
     -71.25 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.50 4.68      +33.80 %
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