Cost of Living Comparison Between Perth and Budapest 

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Consumer Prices in Budapest are 37.6% lower than in Perth (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Budapest are 44.4% lower than in Perth
Rent Prices in Budapest are 58.9% lower than in Perth
Restaurant Prices in Budapest are 36.1% lower than in Perth
Groceries Prices in Budapest are 45.7% lower than in Perth
Local Purchasing Power in Budapest is 44.4% lower than in Perth
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Restaurants
Perth Edit Budapest Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$
(4,750.03 Ft)
16.84 A$
(4,000.00 Ft)
     -15.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 A$
(35,625.20 Ft)
84.21 A$
(20,000.00 Ft)
     -43.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 16.50 A$
(3,918.77 Ft)
12.63 A$
(3,000.00 Ft)
     -23.4 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 12.00 A$
(2,850.02 Ft)
4.21 A$
(1,000.00 Ft)
     -64.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 12.00 A$
(2,850.02 Ft)
4.21 A$
(1,000.00 Ft)
     -64.9 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.53 A$
(1,313.68 Ft)
3.54 A$
(840.63 Ft)
     -36.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.93 A$
(933.56 Ft)
2.49 A$
(590.70 Ft)
     -36.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.41 A$
(810.47 Ft)
1.89 A$
(448.48 Ft)
     -44.7 %
Markets
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.59 A$
(2,278.65 Ft)
6.13 A$
(1,455.42 Ft)
     -36.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.23 A$
(767.93 Ft)
2.14 A$
(508.90 Ft)
     -33.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.55 A$
(367.25 Ft)
1.42 A$
(336.50 Ft)
     -8.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.32 A$
(1,500.97 Ft)
3.67 A$
(872.43 Ft)
     -41.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.95 A$
(1,650.65 Ft)
6.79 A$
(1,611.93 Ft)
     -2.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.31 A$
(1,497.85 Ft)
3.88 A$
(920.98 Ft)
     -38.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.88 A$
(2,346.24 Ft)
8.60 A$
(2,042.86 Ft)
     -12.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.36 A$
(560.45 Ft)
1.07 A$
(253.60 Ft)
     -54.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.82 A$
(432.57 Ft)
1.28 A$
(304.09 Ft)
     -29.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.19 A$
(520.41 Ft)
1.34 A$
(319.18 Ft)
     -38.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.79 A$
(662.46 Ft)
1.95 A$
(463.74 Ft)
     -30.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.69 A$
(400.42 Ft)
0.85 A$
(201.62 Ft)
     -49.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.36 A$
(323.59 Ft)
0.91 A$
(217.24 Ft)
     -32.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.62 A$
(859.92 Ft)
2.13 A$
(506.76 Ft)
     -41.1 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.72 A$
(644.90 Ft)
0.74 A$
(176.59 Ft)
     -72.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.00 A$
(3,800.02 Ft)
8.42 A$
(2,000.00 Ft)
     -47.4 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 7.53 A$
(1,789.52 Ft)
1.66 A$
(395.13 Ft)
     -77.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.85 A$
(2,102.51 Ft)
2.22 A$
(526.58 Ft)
     -75.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 45.00 A$
(10,687.56 Ft)
9.26 A$
(2,200.00 Ft)
     -79.4 %
Transportation
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.70 A$
(1,116.26 Ft)
1.89 A$
(450.00 Ft)
     -59.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 168.00 A$
(39,900.23 Ft)
40.00 A$
(9,500.00 Ft)
     -76.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 7.00 A$
(1,662.51 Ft)
4.63 A$
(1,100.00 Ft)
     -33.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.43 A$
(1,051.11 Ft)
2.98 A$
(708.11 Ft)
     -32.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 80.00 A$
(19,000.11 Ft)
27.79 A$
(6,600.00 Ft)
     -65.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.21 A$
(1,712.55 Ft)
10.02 A$
(2,380.41 Ft)
     +39.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 40,000.00 A$
(9,500,054.36 Ft)
44,210.27 A$
(10,500,000.00 Ft)
     +10.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,130.95 A$
(8,343,647.74 Ft)
42,152.53 A$
(10,011,283.72 Ft)
     +20.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 349.14 A$
(82,920.14 Ft)
239.03 A$
(56,770.02 Ft)
     -31.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 47.74 A$
(11,338.49 Ft)
35.17 A$
(8,352.55 Ft)
     -26.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 84.12 A$
(19,978.61 Ft)
26.27 A$
(6,238.82 Ft)
     -68.8 %
Sports And Leisure
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 72.36 A$
(17,186.09 Ft)
76.89 A$
(18,260.53 Ft)
     +6.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.32 A$
(6,012.53 Ft)
23.42 A$
(5,561.54 Ft)
     -7.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 25.00 A$
(5,937.53 Ft)
10.95 A$
(2,600.00 Ft)
     -56.2 %
Childcare
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,515.25 A$
(597,375.29 Ft)
633.49 A$
(150,454.55 Ft)
     -74.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,226.18 A$
(4,803,745.67 Ft)
15,429.76 A$
(3,664,590.04 Ft)
     -23.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 130.37 A$
(30,963.87 Ft)
119.24 A$
(28,319.75 Ft)
     -8.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 106.05 A$
(25,187.02 Ft)
49.56 A$
(11,771.43 Ft)
     -53.3 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 177.96 A$
(42,266.76 Ft)
140.97 A$
(33,480.00 Ft)
     -20.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 214.13 A$
(50,857.14 Ft)
149.31 A$
(35,461.32 Ft)
     -30.3 %
Rent Per Month
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,579.18 A$
(612,557.92 Ft)
967.05 A$
(229,675.75 Ft)
     -62.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,886.44 A$
(448,031.47 Ft)
750.06 A$
(178,140.45 Ft)
     -60.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,899.85 A$
(926,219.31 Ft)
1,670.45 A$
(396,734.23 Ft)
     -57.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,906.79 A$
(690,367.73 Ft)
1,249.82 A$
(296,834.82 Ft)
     -57.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,066.39 A$
(253,269.63 Ft)
547.28 A$
(129,978.75 Ft)
     -48.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 838.56 A$
(199,159.90 Ft)
372.27 A$
(88,415.77 Ft)
     -55.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,697.54 A$
(1,353,172.54 Ft)
1,763.82 A$
(418,910.72 Ft)
     -69.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.48 9.29      +43.5 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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