Cost of Living Comparison Between Perth and Budapest 

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Consumer Prices in Budapest are 46.64% lower than in Perth (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Budapest are 47.40% lower than in Perth
Rent Prices in Budapest are 49.52% lower than in Perth
Restaurant Prices in Budapest are 52.98% lower than in Perth
Groceries Prices in Budapest are 52.94% lower than in Perth
Local Purchasing Power in Budapest is 47.19% lower than in Perth
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Restaurants
Perth Edit Budapest Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$
(4,626.15 Ft)
8.65 A$
(2,000.00 Ft)
     -56.77 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 93.50 A$
(21,627.25 Ft)
51.88 A$
(12,000.00 Ft)
     -44.51 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.50 A$
(2,891.34 Ft)
6.92 A$
(1,600.00 Ft)
     -44.66 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 A$
(2,313.07 Ft)
2.16 A$
(500.00 Ft)
     -78.38 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 A$
(2,081.77 Ft)
2.59 A$
(600.00 Ft)
     -71.18 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.64 A$
(1,073.40 Ft)
2.17 A$
(501.50 Ft)
     -53.28 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.99 A$
(692.77 Ft)
1.49 A$
(344.40 Ft)
     -50.29 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.85 A$
(658.80 Ft)
1.14 A$
(264.68 Ft)
     -59.82 %
Markets
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.32 A$
(1,461.58 Ft)
4.16 A$
(961.39 Ft)
     -34.22 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.50 A$
(579.09 Ft)
1.00 A$
(232.43 Ft)
     -59.86 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.34 A$
(310.82 Ft)
0.77 A$
(179.10 Ft)
     -42.38 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.88 A$
(1,128.93 Ft)
2.47 A$
(571.62 Ft)
     -49.37 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.73 A$
(1,094.78 Ft)
4.21 A$
(973.25 Ft)
     -11.10 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.75 A$
(1,099.05 Ft)
2.97 A$
(685.92 Ft)
     -37.59 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.37 A$
(1,703.69 Ft)
5.22 A$
(1,206.88 Ft)
     -29.16 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.93 A$
(446.63 Ft)
0.97 A$
(224.14 Ft)
     -49.82 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.50 A$
(346.60 Ft)
0.88 A$
(202.50 Ft)
     -41.58 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.56 A$
(361.68 Ft)
1.05 A$
(242.85 Ft)
     -32.86 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.04 A$
(470.98 Ft)
1.13 A$
(261.81 Ft)
     -44.41 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.38 A$
(320.17 Ft)
0.54 A$
(125.65 Ft)
     -60.76 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.85 A$
(196.12 Ft)
0.58 A$
(133.33 Ft)
     -32.02 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.07 A$
(478.25 Ft)
1.45 A$
(335.97 Ft)
     -29.75 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.54 A$
(586.60 Ft)
0.50 A$
(116.79 Ft)
     -80.09 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(3,469.61 Ft)
6.48 A$
(1,500.00 Ft)
     -56.77 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.70 A$
(1,086.57 Ft)
1.17 A$
(269.82 Ft)
     -75.17 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.89 A$
(1,131.30 Ft)
1.63 A$
(377.71 Ft)
     -66.61 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 36.50 A$
(8,442.72 Ft)
6.48 A$
(1,500.00 Ft)
     -82.23 %
Transportation
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.50 A$
(1,040.88 Ft)
1.51 A$
(350.00 Ft)
     -66.37 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 140.00 A$
(32,383.05 Ft)
41.07 A$
(9,500.00 Ft)
     -70.66 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 A$
(1,156.54 Ft)
3.03 A$
(700.00 Ft)
     -39.47 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.77 A$
(640.28 Ft)
2.09 A$
(482.80 Ft)
     -24.59 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.00 A$
(11,334.07 Ft)
19.45 A$
(4,500.00 Ft)
     -60.30 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.63 A$
(1,071.57 Ft)
6.23 A$
(1,439.98 Ft)
     +34.38 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,995.00 A$
(6,244,145.77 Ft)
29,352.64 A$
(6,789,485.00 Ft)
     +8.73 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,716.04 A$
(6,179,620.23 Ft)
29,071.41 A$
(6,724,435.07 Ft)
     +8.82 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 220.79 A$
(51,069.61 Ft)
212.17 A$
(49,076.21 Ft)
     -3.90 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.65 A$
(149.48 Ft)
0.12 A$
(27.55 Ft)
     -81.57 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 73.35 A$
(16,965.51 Ft)
19.62 A$
(4,539.03 Ft)
     -73.25 %
Sports And Leisure
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 68.41 A$
(15,824.21 Ft)
56.19 A$
(12,996.84 Ft)
     -17.87 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.32 A$
(4,467.89 Ft)
17.05 A$
(3,943.55 Ft)
     -11.74 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$
(4,626.15 Ft)
8.32 A$
(1,925.00 Ft)
     -58.39 %
Childcare
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,619.76 A$
(374,662.24 Ft)
461.15 A$
(106,666.67 Ft)
     -71.53 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,520.00 A$
(3,589,892.29 Ft)
10,519.24 A$
(2,433,178.37 Ft)
     -32.22 %
Clothing And Shoes
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 96.88 A$
(22,410.14 Ft)
94.66 A$
(21,895.10 Ft)
     -2.30 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 64.88 A$
(15,008.30 Ft)
39.76 A$
(9,197.52 Ft)
     -38.72 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 133.97 A$
(30,987.49 Ft)
100.77 A$
(23,308.69 Ft)
     -24.78 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 142.08 A$
(32,863.93 Ft)
118.74 A$
(27,465.79 Ft)
     -16.43 %
Rent Per Month
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,475.81 A$
(341,366.50 Ft)
668.44 A$
(154,615.76 Ft)
     -54.71 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,059.23 A$
(245,008.01 Ft)
511.44 A$
(118,300.36 Ft)
     -51.72 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,443.88 A$
(565,287.76 Ft)
1,254.23 A$
(290,113.65 Ft)
     -48.68 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,595.17 A$
(368,974.00 Ft)
884.30 A$
(204,544.54 Ft)
     -44.56 %
Buy Apartment Price
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 629.36 A$
(145,575.97 Ft)
413.83 A$
(95,722.64 Ft)
     -34.25 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 463.95 A$
(107,314.23 Ft)
274.90 A$
(63,586.93 Ft)
     -40.75 %
Salaries And Financing
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,638.16 A$
(1,072,841.59 Ft)
1,288.43 A$
(298,023.16 Ft)
     -72.22 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.78 4.84      +28.10 %
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