Cost of Living Comparison Between Perth and Budapest 

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Consumer Prices in Budapest are 44.63% lower than in Perth (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Budapest are 49.15% lower than in Perth
Rent Prices in Budapest are 60.03% lower than in Perth
Restaurant Prices in Budapest are 49.47% lower than in Perth
Groceries Prices in Budapest are 50.60% lower than in Perth
Local Purchasing Power in Budapest is 58.21% lower than in Perth
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Restaurants
Perth Edit Budapest Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 21.50 A$
(5,667.39 Ft)
10.81 A$
(2,850.29 Ft)
     -49.71 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 A$
(26,359.95 Ft)
56.90 A$
(15,000.00 Ft)
     -43.10 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 13.00 A$
(3,426.79 Ft)
7.59 A$
(2,000.00 Ft)
     -41.64 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 A$
(2,635.99 Ft)
2.64 A$
(695.00 Ft)
     -73.63 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 A$
(2,635.99 Ft)
3.03 A$
(800.00 Ft)
     -69.65 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.80 A$
(1,265.28 Ft)
2.35 A$
(618.50 Ft)
     -51.12 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.55 A$
(935.78 Ft)
1.55 A$
(409.47 Ft)
     -56.24 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.49 A$
(919.30 Ft)
1.30 A$
(342.89 Ft)
     -62.70 %
Markets
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.49 A$
(1,973.95 Ft)
4.53 A$
(1,195.26 Ft)
     -39.45 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.40 A$
(633.69 Ft)
1.31 A$
(344.91 Ft)
     -45.57 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.12 A$
(294.03 Ft)
1.07 A$
(280.82 Ft)
     -4.49 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.47 A$
(1,441.23 Ft)
3.14 A$
(828.26 Ft)
     -42.53 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.73 A$
(1,246.01 Ft)
5.33 A$
(1,404.78 Ft)
     +12.74 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.39 A$
(1,419.78 Ft)
3.03 A$
(798.44 Ft)
     -43.76 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.43 A$
(2,222.86 Ft)
6.40 A$
(1,686.65 Ft)
     -24.12 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.22 A$
(586.29 Ft)
0.85 A$
(222.95 Ft)
     -61.97 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.69 A$
(445.62 Ft)
0.88 A$
(232.73 Ft)
     -47.77 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.71 A$
(450.58 Ft)
0.90 A$
(236.18 Ft)
     -47.58 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.43 A$
(640.82 Ft)
1.97 A$
(519.45 Ft)
     -18.94 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.32 A$
(348.07 Ft)
0.68 A$
(178.39 Ft)
     -48.75 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.86 A$
(227.88 Ft)
0.55 A$
(146.27 Ft)
     -35.81 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.51 A$
(661.63 Ft)
1.56 A$
(409.96 Ft)
     -38.04 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.02 A$
(531.59 Ft)
0.51 A$
(134.42 Ft)
     -74.71 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.50 A$
(4,085.79 Ft)
5.69 A$
(1,500.00 Ft)
     -63.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 6.11 A$
(1,611.36 Ft)
1.14 A$
(299.63 Ft)
     -81.41 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.90 A$
(1,554.45 Ft)
1.62 A$
(427.95 Ft)
     -72.47 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 40.00 A$
(10,543.98 Ft)
6.83 A$
(1,800.00 Ft)
     -82.93 %
Transportation
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.50 A$
(1,186.20 Ft)
1.33 A$
(350.00 Ft)
     -70.49 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 115.22 A$
(30,371.25 Ft)
36.04 A$
(9,500.00 Ft)
     -68.72 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.50 A$
(1,449.80 Ft)
3.79 A$
(1,000.00 Ft)
     -31.02 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.77 A$
(729.66 Ft)
2.44 A$
(643.74 Ft)
     -11.78 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.00 A$
(12,916.37 Ft)
17.07 A$
(4,500.00 Ft)
     -65.16 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.53 A$
(1,983.69 Ft)
6.89 A$
(1,816.99 Ft)
     -8.40 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,395.00 A$
(8,275,705.86 Ft)
32,625.25 A$
(8,600,000.00 Ft)
     +3.92 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,311.85 A$
(7,462,988.09 Ft)
30,506.75 A$
(8,041,562.47 Ft)
     +7.75 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 202.84 A$
(53,468.32 Ft)
210.86 A$
(55,583.64 Ft)
     +3.96 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.56 A$
(148.27 Ft)
0.11 A$
(30.26 Ft)
     -79.59 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 77.26 A$
(20,366.53 Ft)
18.77 A$
(4,948.07 Ft)
     -75.70 %
Sports And Leisure
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 67.91 A$
(17,900.36 Ft)
53.92 A$
(14,212.15 Ft)
     -20.60 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.44 A$
(3,543.95 Ft)
13.93 A$
(3,672.06 Ft)
     +3.62 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$
(5,271.99 Ft)
8.16 A$
(2,150.00 Ft)
     -59.22 %
Childcare
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,662.24 A$
(438,165.50 Ft)
536.17 A$
(141,334.65 Ft)
     -67.74 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,187.50 A$
(4,530,616.16 Ft)
13,217.90 A$
(3,484,230.77 Ft)
     -23.10 %
Clothing And Shoes
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 89.29 A$
(23,537.88 Ft)
101.87 A$
(26,854.00 Ft)
     +14.09 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 63.75 A$
(16,804.47 Ft)
44.93 A$
(11,842.86 Ft)
     -29.53 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 134.06 A$
(35,336.98 Ft)
104.03 A$
(27,421.66 Ft)
     -22.40 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 149.06 A$
(39,292.80 Ft)
123.30 A$
(32,501.03 Ft)
     -17.29 %
Rent Per Month
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,741.00 A$
(458,926.70 Ft)
633.81 A$
(167,073.17 Ft)
     -63.59 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,365.45 A$
(359,933.12 Ft)
507.95 A$
(133,895.52 Ft)
     -62.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,904.62 A$
(765,655.12 Ft)
1,188.03 A$
(313,162.89 Ft)
     -59.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,067.65 A$
(545,030.70 Ft)
899.09 A$
(237,000.00 Ft)
     -56.52 %
Buy Apartment Price
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 543.99 A$
(143,396.64 Ft)
455.45 A$
(120,056.27 Ft)
     -16.28 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 402.96 A$
(106,220.99 Ft)
293.28 A$
(77,309.26 Ft)
     -27.22 %
Salaries And Financing
Perth Edit Budapest Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,362.35 A$
(1,677,112.68 Ft)
1,352.11 A$
(356,414.27 Ft)
     -78.75 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.08 7.27      +136.27 %
Last update: June 2022June 2022
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