Cost of Living Comparison Between Budapest and Melbourne 

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Consumer Prices in Melbourne are 73.97% higher than in Budapest
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Melbourne are 91.51% higher than in Budapest
Rent Prices in Melbourne are 140.73% higher than in Budapest
Restaurant Prices in Melbourne are 87.82% higher than in Budapest
Groceries Prices in Melbourne are 111.85% higher than in Budapest
Local Purchasing Power in Melbourne is 116.49% higher than in Budapest
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Restaurants Budapest[ Edit ] Melbourne[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2,000.00 Ft
9.06 A$
3,752.77 Ft
17.00 A$
     +87.64 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 11,000.00 Ft
49.83 A$
17,660.10 Ft
80.00 A$
     +60.55 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 1,600.00 Ft
7.25 A$
2,649.02 Ft
12.00 A$
     +65.56 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 547.43 Ft
2.48 A$
2,207.51 Ft
10.00 A$
     +303.25 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 600.00 Ft
2.72 A$
2,097.14 Ft
9.50 A$
     +249.52 %
Cappuccino (regular) 480.89 Ft
2.18 A$
982.69 Ft
4.45 A$
     +104.35 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 342.68 Ft
1.55 A$
668.95 Ft
3.03 A$
     +95.21 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 276.78 Ft
1.25 A$
620.59 Ft
2.81 A$
     +124.22 %
Markets Budapest[ Edit ] Melbourne[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 916.96 Ft
4.15 A$
1,288.07 Ft
5.83 A$
     +40.47 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 229.34 Ft
1.04 A$
572.23 Ft
2.59 A$
     +149.51 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 178.62 Ft
0.81 A$
285.67 Ft
1.29 A$
     +59.94 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 560.72 Ft
2.54 A$
1,069.39 Ft
4.84 A$
     +90.72 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 933.38 Ft
4.23 A$
1,270.55 Ft
5.76 A$
     +36.12 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 677.31 Ft
3.07 A$
1,124.36 Ft
5.09 A$
     +66.00 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,210.09 Ft
5.48 A$
1,589.15 Ft
7.20 A$
     +31.32 %
Apples (1 lb) 210.95 Ft
0.96 A$
442.93 Ft
2.01 A$
     +109.97 %
Banana (1 lb) 204.29 Ft
0.93 A$
343.85 Ft
1.56 A$
     +68.31 %
Oranges (1 lb) 236.96 Ft
1.07 A$
346.74 Ft
1.57 A$
     +46.33 %
Tomato (1 lb) 260.05 Ft
1.18 A$
522.97 Ft
2.37 A$
     +101.10 %
Potato (1 lb) 131.19 Ft
0.59 A$
346.04 Ft
1.57 A$
     +163.76 %
Onion (1 lb) 137.08 Ft
0.62 A$
263.12 Ft
1.19 A$
     +91.94 %
Lettuce (1 head) 349.77 Ft
1.58 A$
645.78 Ft
2.93 A$
     +84.63 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 116.41 Ft
0.53 A$
503.77 Ft
2.28 A$
     +332.77 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 Ft
6.79 A$
3,311.27 Ft
15.00 A$
     +120.75 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 264.24 Ft
1.20 A$
1,253.07 Ft
5.68 A$
     +374.22 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 374.31 Ft
1.70 A$
1,212.33 Ft
5.49 A$
     +223.89 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,495.00 Ft
6.77 A$
7,726.30 Ft
35.00 A$
     +416.81 %
Transportation Budapest[ Edit ] Melbourne[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 350.00 Ft
1.59 A$
993.38 Ft
4.50 A$
     +183.82 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,500.00 Ft
43.03 A$
35,099.46 Ft
159.00 A$
     +269.47 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 700.00 Ft
3.17 A$
1,103.76 Ft
5.00 A$
     +57.68 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 482.80 Ft
2.19 A$
621.71 Ft
2.82 A$
     +28.77 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4,500.00 Ft
20.38 A$
7,549.69 Ft
34.20 A$
     +67.77 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1,466.92 Ft
6.65 A$
1,206.10 Ft
5.46 A$
     -17.78 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,500,000.00 Ft
29,444.90 A$
5,932,691.08 Ft
26,875.00 A$
     -8.73 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,408,518.76 Ft
29,030.49 A$
5,562,985.94 Ft
25,200.24 A$
     -13.19 %
Utilities (Monthly) Budapest[ Edit ] Melbourne[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 51,461.89 Ft
233.12 A$
46,413.66 Ft
210.25 A$
     -9.81 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 28.42 Ft
0.13 A$
46.73 Ft
0.21 A$
     +64.41 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,686.98 Ft
21.23 A$
15,268.34 Ft
69.17 A$
     +225.76 %
Sports And Leisure Budapest[ Edit ] Melbourne[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 13,430.19 Ft
60.84 A$
15,023.61 Ft
68.06 A$
     +11.86 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 4,196.67 Ft
19.01 A$
5,000.02 Ft
22.65 A$
     +19.14 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,900.00 Ft
8.61 A$
4,415.03 Ft
20.00 A$
     +132.37 %
Childcare Budapest[ Edit ] Melbourne[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 100,891.07 Ft
457.04 A$
514,304.53 Ft
2,329.79 A$
     +409.76 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,567,603.63 Ft
11,631.21 A$
4,804,587.03 Ft
21,764.71 A$
     +87.12 %
Clothing And Shoes Budapest[ Edit ] Melbourne[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 21,253.48 Ft
96.28 A$
22,544.23 Ft
102.12 A$
     +6.07 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 9,358.88 Ft
42.40 A$
11,841.73 Ft
53.64 A$
     +26.53 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 23,849.91 Ft
108.04 A$
28,075.15 Ft
127.18 A$
     +17.72 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 27,804.62 Ft
125.95 A$
30,285.85 Ft
137.19 A$
     +8.92 %
Rent Per Month Budapest[ Edit ] Melbourne[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 164,405.16 Ft
744.75 A$
400,618.15 Ft
1,814.79 A$
     +143.68 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 124,829.04 Ft
565.47 A$
305,580.00 Ft
1,384.27 A$
     +144.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 305,631.68 Ft
1,384.51 A$
740,133.42 Ft
3,352.79 A$
     +142.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 215,658.45 Ft
976.93 A$
504,826.68 Ft
2,286.86 A$
     +134.09 %
Buy Apartment Price Budapest[ Edit ] Melbourne[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 94,652.36 Ft
428.77 A$
200,146.20 Ft
906.66 A$
     +111.45 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 62,564.35 Ft
283.42 A$
164,131.13 Ft
743.51 A$
     +162.34 %
Salaries And Financing Budapest[ Edit ] Melbourne[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 270,168.36 Ft
1,223.86 A$
1,120,081.26 Ft
5,073.95 A$
     +314.59 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.00 3.53      -29.31 %
Last update: September 2020September 2020
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