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Cost of Living Comparison Between Budapest and Melbourne 

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Consumer Prices in Melbourne are 66.20% higher than in Budapest
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Melbourne are 85.54% higher than in Budapest
Rent Prices in Melbourne are 137.97% higher than in Budapest
Restaurant Prices in Melbourne are 86.74% higher than in Budapest
Groceries Prices in Melbourne are 95.91% higher than in Budapest
Local Purchasing Power in Melbourne is 99.54% higher than in Budapest
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2,000.00 Ft
(9.75 A$)
3,560.74 Ft
(17.36 A$)
     +78.04 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 10,000.00 Ft
(48.76 A$)
18,265.11 Ft
(89.07 A$)
     +82.65 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 1,500.00 Ft
(7.31 A$)
2,255.78 Ft
(11.00 A$)
     +50.39 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 Ft
(2.44 A$)
1,845.63 Ft
(9.00 A$)
     +269.13 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 600.00 Ft
(2.93 A$)
1,845.63 Ft
(9.00 A$)
     +207.61 %
Cappuccino (regular) 472.78 Ft
(2.31 A$)
856.36 Ft
(4.18 A$)
     +81.13 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 321.78 Ft
(1.57 A$)
670.01 Ft
(3.27 A$)
     +108.22 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 255.27 Ft
(1.24 A$)
575.06 Ft
(2.80 A$)
     +125.27 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 903.58 Ft
(4.41 A$)
1,151.48 Ft
(5.62 A$)
     +27.43 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 222.10 Ft
(1.08 A$)
576.80 Ft
(2.81 A$)
     +159.70 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 156.73 Ft
(0.76 A$)
243.82 Ft
(1.19 A$)
     +55.57 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 498.80 Ft
(2.43 A$)
940.96 Ft
(4.59 A$)
     +88.64 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 847.99 Ft
(4.14 A$)
914.99 Ft
(4.46 A$)
     +7.90 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 667.58 Ft
(3.26 A$)
986.40 Ft
(4.81 A$)
     +47.76 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,181.46 Ft
(5.76 A$)
1,276.05 Ft
(6.22 A$)
     +8.01 %
Apples (1 lb) 150.12 Ft
(0.73 A$)
380.27 Ft
(1.85 A$)
     +153.31 %
Banana (1 lb) 191.79 Ft
(0.94 A$)
319.76 Ft
(1.56 A$)
     +66.72 %
Oranges (1 lb) 173.44 Ft
(0.85 A$)
323.59 Ft
(1.58 A$)
     +86.57 %
Tomato (1 lb) 265.51 Ft
(1.29 A$)
478.85 Ft
(2.34 A$)
     +80.35 %
Potato (1 lb) 119.16 Ft
(0.58 A$)
326.23 Ft
(1.59 A$)
     +173.78 %
Onion (1 lb) 126.16 Ft
(0.62 A$)
240.43 Ft
(1.17 A$)
     +90.58 %
Lettuce (1 head) 300.00 Ft
(1.46 A$)
516.01 Ft
(2.52 A$)
     +72.00 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 117.87 Ft
(0.57 A$)
406.34 Ft
(1.98 A$)
     +244.74 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,425.00 Ft
(6.95 A$)
3,076.06 Ft
(15.00 A$)
     +115.86 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 255.98 Ft
(1.25 A$)
947.24 Ft
(4.62 A$)
     +270.04 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 369.73 Ft
(1.80 A$)
1,180.09 Ft
(5.75 A$)
     +219.18 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,280.00 Ft
(6.24 A$)
6,152.12 Ft
(30.00 A$)
     +380.63 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 350.00 Ft
(1.71 A$)
902.31 Ft
(4.40 A$)
     +157.80 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,500.00 Ft
(46.33 A$)
30,760.58 Ft
(150.00 A$)
     +223.80 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 700.00 Ft
(3.41 A$)
1,025.35 Ft
(5.00 A$)
     +46.48 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 482.80 Ft
(2.35 A$)
594.05 Ft
(2.90 A$)
     +23.04 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4,500.00 Ft
(21.94 A$)
7,013.41 Ft
(34.20 A$)
     +55.85 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1,492.59 Ft
(7.28 A$)
1,096.02 Ft
(5.34 A$)
     -26.57 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,650,000.00 Ft
(27,551.50 A$)
5,126,762.74 Ft
(25,000.00 A$)
     -9.26 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,972,666.67 Ft
(29,124.94 A$)
5,014,640.44 Ft
(24,453.25 A$)
     -16.04 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 47,781.78 Ft
(233.00 A$)
42,756.93 Ft
(208.50 A$)
     -10.52 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 26.39 Ft
(0.13 A$)
40.28 Ft
(0.20 A$)
     +52.67 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,097.79 Ft
(19.98 A$)
14,773.98 Ft
(72.04 A$)
     +260.54 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 12,218.77 Ft
(59.58 A$)
15,463.19 Ft
(75.40 A$)
     +26.55 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,804.76 Ft
(18.55 A$)
4,556.13 Ft
(22.22 A$)
     +19.75 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 Ft
(8.78 A$)
4,101.41 Ft
(20.00 A$)
     +127.86 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 88,718.06 Ft
(432.62 A$)
392,618.88 Ft
(1,914.56 A$)
     +342.55 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,968,092.36 Ft
(9,597.15 A$)
4,218,186.45 Ft
(20,569.44 A$)
     +114.33 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 19,061.37 Ft
(92.95 A$)
21,026.23 Ft
(102.53 A$)
     +10.31 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 8,902.04 Ft
(43.41 A$)
12,868.17 Ft
(62.75 A$)
     +44.55 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 21,797.06 Ft
(106.29 A$)
25,849.87 Ft
(126.05 A$)
     +18.59 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 26,223.10 Ft
(127.87 A$)
29,021.94 Ft
(141.52 A$)
     +10.67 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 158,489.04 Ft
(772.85 A$)
386,485.28 Ft
(1,884.65 A$)
     +143.86 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 118,177.08 Ft
(576.28 A$)
305,455.45 Ft
(1,489.51 A$)
     +158.47 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 299,603.01 Ft
(1,460.98 A$)
707,740.76 Ft
(3,451.21 A$)
     +136.23 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 202,100.36 Ft
(985.52 A$)
466,714.85 Ft
(2,275.88 A$)
     +130.93 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 87,871.39 Ft
(428.49 A$)
183,282.83 Ft
(893.76 A$)
     +108.58 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 55,801.54 Ft
(272.11 A$)
148,656.86 Ft
(724.91 A$)
     +166.40 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 256,726.59 Ft
(1,251.89 A$)
950,463.25 Ft
(4,634.81 A$)
     +270.22 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.79 4.20      -12.32 %
Last update: September 2019September 2019
Contributors:645453
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: HUF