Cost of Living Comparison Between Perth and Budapest 

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Consumer Prices in Budapest are 42.8% lower than in Perth (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Budapest are 49.2% lower than in Perth
Rent Prices in Budapest are 63.5% lower than in Perth
Restaurant Prices in Budapest are 48.5% lower than in Perth
Groceries Prices in Budapest are 44.1% lower than in Perth
Local Purchasing Power in Budapest is 44.3% lower than in Perth
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Restaurants
Perth Edit Budapest Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 A$
(6,318.06 Ft)
13.85 A$
(3,500.00 Ft)
     -44.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 117.50 A$
(29,694.90 Ft)
63.31 A$
(16,000.00 Ft)
     -46.1 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 A$
(3,790.84 Ft)
9.89 A$
(2,500.00 Ft)
     -34.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 11.00 A$
(2,779.95 Ft)
3.17 A$
(800.00 Ft)
     -71.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 12.00 A$
(3,032.67 Ft)
3.17 A$
(800.00 Ft)
     -73.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.17 A$
(1,305.41 Ft)
2.85 A$
(719.22 Ft)
     -44.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 A$
(1,009.63 Ft)
1.79 A$
(451.80 Ft)
     -55.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.42 A$
(863.60 Ft)
1.50 A$
(378.48 Ft)
     -56.2 %
Markets
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.66 A$
(2,441.19 Ft)
7.27 A$
(1,837.47 Ft)
     -24.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.78 A$
(703.73 Ft)
1.93 A$
(488.01 Ft)
     -30.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.41 A$
(355.51 Ft)
1.30 A$
(329.73 Ft)
     -7.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.31 A$
(1,595.51 Ft)
4.83 A$
(1,221.12 Ft)
     -23.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.42 A$
(1,369.90 Ft)
7.91 A$
(1,998.88 Ft)
     +45.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.88 A$
(1,485.82 Ft)
3.42 A$
(864.98 Ft)
     -41.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.66 A$
(2,442.26 Ft)
7.17 A$
(1,812.47 Ft)
     -25.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.32 A$
(587.49 Ft)
1.03 A$
(261.31 Ft)
     -55.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.71 A$
(431.12 Ft)
1.16 A$
(293.24 Ft)
     -32.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.84 A$
(464.40 Ft)
1.31 A$
(332.12 Ft)
     -28.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.92 A$
(738.46 Ft)
1.91 A$
(483.81 Ft)
     -34.5 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.43 A$
(360.47 Ft)
0.74 A$
(187.03 Ft)
     -48.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.07 A$
(271.41 Ft)
0.79 A$
(199.39 Ft)
     -26.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.97 A$
(749.65 Ft)
1.99 A$
(503.61 Ft)
     -32.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.31 A$
(583.71 Ft)
0.63 A$
(158.82 Ft)
     -72.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.00 A$
(4,549.01 Ft)
7.91 A$
(2,000.00 Ft)
     -56.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 6.60 A$
(1,667.24 Ft)
1.38 A$
(349.69 Ft)
     -79.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.45 A$
(1,881.99 Ft)
2.16 A$
(545.36 Ft)
     -71.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 40.00 A$
(10,108.90 Ft)
8.11 A$
(2,050.00 Ft)
     -79.7 %
Transportation
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$
(1,010.89 Ft)
1.38 A$
(350.00 Ft)
     -65.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 147.50 A$
(37,276.58 Ft)
37.59 A$
(9,500.00 Ft)
     -74.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.10 A$
(1,541.61 Ft)
3.96 A$
(1,000.00 Ft)
     -35.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 A$
(813.44 Ft)
2.55 A$
(643.74 Ft)
     -20.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 85.00 A$
(21,481.42 Ft)
23.74 A$
(6,000.00 Ft)
     -72.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.39 A$
(1,868.47 Ft)
9.66 A$
(2,441.37 Ft)
     +30.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,895.00 A$
(8,313,308.61 Ft)
37,590.63 A$
(9,500,000.00 Ft)
     +14.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,503.38 A$
(7,456,168.46 Ft)
35,203.58 A$
(8,896,739.11 Ft)
     +19.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 296.51 A$
(74,935.31 Ft)
234.76 A$
(59,328.76 Ft)
     -20.8 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.98 A$
(246.40 Ft)
0.12 A$
(30.65 Ft)
     -87.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 85.69 A$
(21,656.16 Ft)
21.34 A$
(5,392.59 Ft)
     -75.1 %
Sports And Leisure
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 72.41 A$
(18,299.15 Ft)
71.07 A$
(17,959.82 Ft)
     -1.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.29 A$
(4,876.06 Ft)
18.72 A$
(4,731.82 Ft)
     -3.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 21.00 A$
(5,307.17 Ft)
9.89 A$
(2,500.00 Ft)
     -52.9 %
Childcare
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,284.62 A$
(577,373.85 Ft)
575.84 A$
(145,526.65 Ft)
     -74.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,944.44 A$
(5,293,133.62 Ft)
13,888.75 A$
(3,510,000.00 Ft)
     -33.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 111.88 A$
(28,273.34 Ft)
109.75 A$
(27,736.34 Ft)
     -1.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 84.10 A$
(21,253.15 Ft)
50.23 A$
(12,694.75 Ft)
     -40.3 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 167.79 A$
(42,404.19 Ft)
112.03 A$
(28,313.28 Ft)
     -33.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 203.91 A$
(51,533.74 Ft)
134.15 A$
(33,901.50 Ft)
     -34.2 %
Rent Per Month
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,310.28 A$
(583,858.83 Ft)
779.69 A$
(197,045.38 Ft)
     -66.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,721.92 A$
(435,168.81 Ft)
588.64 A$
(148,762.09 Ft)
     -65.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,633.59 A$
(918,290.82 Ft)
1,417.24 A$
(358,169.12 Ft)
     -61.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,551.21 A$
(644,747.54 Ft)
1,010.19 A$
(255,297.65 Ft)
     -60.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 828.81 A$
(209,460.09 Ft)
494.17 A$
(124,888.28 Ft)
     -40.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 659.76 A$
(166,736.83 Ft)
331.44 A$
(83,761.21 Ft)
     -49.8 %
Salaries And Financing
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,301.04 A$
(1,339,692.69 Ft)
1,499.15 A$
(378,869.45 Ft)
     -71.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.03 8.50      +69.0 %
Last update: January 2023January 2023
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