Cost of Living Comparison Between Budapest and Graz 

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Cost of Living in Graz is 40.8% higher than in Budapest (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Graz is 39.1% higher than in Budapest
Rent Prices in Graz are 33.7% higher than in Budapest
Restaurant Prices in Graz are 35.8% higher than in Budapest
Groceries Prices in Graz are 51.5% higher than in Budapest
Local Purchasing Power in Graz is 66.0% higher than in Budapest
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Restaurants
Budapest Edit Graz Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4,000.00 Ft
(10.41 €)
5,379.90 Ft
(14.00 €)
     +34.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 20,000.00 Ft
(52.05 €)
24,978.13 Ft
(65.00 €)
     +24.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3,000.00 Ft
(7.81 €)
3,842.79 Ft
(10.00 €)
     +28.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1,000.00 Ft
(2.60 €)
1,729.26 Ft
(4.50 €)
     +72.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,000.00 Ft
(2.60 €)
1,537.12 Ft
(4.00 €)
     +53.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 840.34 Ft
(2.19 €)
1,347.38 Ft
(3.51 €)
     +60.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 585.67 Ft
(1.52 €)
1,118.68 Ft
(2.91 €)
     +91.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 447.01 Ft
(1.16 €)
733.33 Ft
(1.91 €)
     +64.1 %
Markets
Budapest Edit Graz Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 1,461.71 Ft
(3.80 €)
2,068.52 Ft
(5.38 €)
     +41.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 512.27 Ft
(1.33 €)
644.30 Ft
(1.68 €)
     +25.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 342.23 Ft
(0.89 €)
408.07 Ft
(1.06 €)
     +19.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 885.74 Ft
(2.30 €)
1,428.86 Ft
(3.72 €)
     +61.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,545.82 Ft
(4.02 €)
3,000.56 Ft
(7.81 €)
     +94.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 915.70 Ft
(2.38 €)
1,943.08 Ft
(5.06 €)
     +112.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2,020.71 Ft
(5.26 €)
3,113.33 Ft
(8.10 €)
     +54.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 258.61 Ft
(0.67 €)
398.29 Ft
(1.04 €)
     +54.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 302.22 Ft
(0.79 €)
354.11 Ft
(0.92 €)
     +17.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 319.06 Ft
(0.83 €)
418.12 Ft
(1.09 €)
     +31.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 499.77 Ft
(1.30 €)
633.51 Ft
(1.65 €)
     +26.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 201.84 Ft
(0.53 €)
362.06 Ft
(0.94 €)
     +79.4 %
Onion (1 lb) 220.73 Ft
(0.57 €)
333.80 Ft
(0.87 €)
     +51.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 523.13 Ft
(1.36 €)
663.16 Ft
(1.73 €)
     +26.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 178.57 Ft
(0.46 €)
347.77 Ft
(0.91 €)
     +94.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 2,000.00 Ft
(5.20 €)
2,305.67 Ft
(6.00 €)
     +15.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 399.40 Ft
(1.04 €)
403.01 Ft
(1.05 €)
     +0.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 535.95 Ft
(1.39 €)
672.49 Ft
(1.75 €)
     +25.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2,200.00 Ft
(5.73 €)
2,305.67 Ft
(6.00 €)
     +4.8 %
Transportation
Budapest Edit Graz Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 450.00 Ft
(1.17 €)
1,152.84 Ft
(3.00 €)
     +156.2 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,500.00 Ft
(24.72 €)
23,364.16 Ft
(60.80 €)
     +145.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1,100.00 Ft
(2.86 €)
1,921.39 Ft
(5.00 €)
     +74.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 708.11 Ft
(1.84 €)
1,236.87 Ft
(3.22 €)
     +74.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 6,600.00 Ft
(17.18 €)
11,528.37 Ft
(30.00 €)
     +74.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2,383.93 Ft
(6.20 €)
2,306.03 Ft
(6.00 €)
     -3.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 10,500,000.00 Ft
(27,323.90 €)
9,015,183.61 Ft
(23,460.00 €)
     -14.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 10,075,200.00 Ft
(26,218.46 €)
8,228,564.65 Ft
(21,413.00 €)
     -18.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Budapest Edit Graz Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 56,975.95 Ft
(148.27 €)
117,891.28 Ft
(306.79 €)
     +106.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 8,284.47 Ft
(21.56 €)
7,349.33 Ft
(19.13 €)
     -11.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 6,313.11 Ft
(16.43 €)
12,296.93 Ft
(32.00 €)
     +94.8 %
Sports And Leisure
Budapest Edit Graz Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 18,402.14 Ft
(47.89 €)
13,798.76 Ft
(35.91 €)
     -25.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 5,503.85 Ft
(14.32 €)
8,742.35 Ft
(22.75 €)
     +58.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 2,800.00 Ft
(7.29 €)
4,611.35 Ft
(12.00 €)
     +64.7 %
Childcare
Budapest Edit Graz Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 155,454.55 Ft
(404.54 €)
139,301.11 Ft
(362.50 €)
     -10.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 3,787,304.72 Ft
(9,855.61 €)
3,765,933.48 Ft
(9,800.00 €)
     -0.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Budapest Edit Graz Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 28,343.72 Ft
(73.76 €)
31,809.76 Ft
(82.78 €)
     +12.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 12,076.67 Ft
(31.43 €)
15,658.89 Ft
(40.75 €)
     +29.7 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 33,066.67 Ft
(86.05 €)
32,938.19 Ft
(85.71 €)
     -0.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 35,451.95 Ft
(92.26 €)
50,779.72 Ft
(132.14 €)
     +43.2 %
Rent Per Month
Budapest Edit Graz Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 228,093.37 Ft
(593.56 €)
272,597.86 Ft
(709.38 €)
     +19.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 177,341.78 Ft
(461.49 €)
230,657.77 Ft
(600.24 €)
     +30.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 401,845.76 Ft
(1,045.71 €)
506,699.21 Ft
(1,318.57 €)
     +26.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 295,267.38 Ft
(768.37 €)
456,331.22 Ft
(1,187.50 €)
     +54.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
Budapest Edit Graz Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 129,661.48 Ft
(337.42 €)
217,177.33 Ft
(565.16 €)
     +67.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 88,932.81 Ft
(231.43 €)
151,726.63 Ft
(394.83 €)
     +70.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Budapest Edit Graz Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 419,993.57 Ft
(1,092.94 €)
970,122.26 Ft
(2,524.53 €)
     +131.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.96 3.57      -60.1 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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