Cost of Living Comparison Between Budapest and Bangkok 

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Consumer Prices in Bangkok are 15.80% higher than in Budapest (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bangkok are 24.83% higher than in Budapest
Rent Prices in Bangkok are 51.80% higher than in Budapest
Restaurant Prices in Bangkok are 31.02% lower than in Budapest
Groceries Prices in Bangkok are 40.28% higher than in Budapest
Local Purchasing Power in Bangkok is 33.92% lower than in Budapest
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Restaurants
Budapest Edit Bangkok Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 6.73 $
(2,000.00 Ft)
2.24 $
(70.00 ฿)
     -66.70 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.38 $
(12,000.00 Ft)
25.62 $
(800.00 ฿)
     -36.56 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.38 $
(1,600.00 Ft)
5.91 $
(184.50 ฿)
     +9.73 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.68 $
(500.00 Ft)
2.16 $
(67.50 ฿)
     +28.46 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.92 $
(570.00 Ft)
4.32 $
(135.00 ฿)
     +125.37 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.67 $
(495.24 Ft)
2.23 $
(69.78 ฿)
     +34.07 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.12 $
(333.68 Ft)
0.58 $
(18.23 ฿)
     -48.01 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.91 $
(270.55 Ft)
0.29 $
(8.98 ฿)
     -68.42 %
Markets
Budapest Edit Bangkok Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.20 $
(952.06 Ft)
6.29 $
(196.45 ฿)
     +96.35 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.77 $
(229.36 Ft)
1.23 $
(38.35 ฿)
     +59.09 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.59 $
(176.68 Ft)
0.59 $
(18.29 ฿)
     -1.50 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.92 $
(570.83 Ft)
1.88 $
(58.62 ฿)
     -2.28 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.24 $
(962.01 Ft)
9.06 $
(282.98 ฿)
     +179.90 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.36 $
(700.21 Ft)
1.14 $
(35.73 ฿)
     -51.45 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.12 $
(1,223.64 Ft)
4.35 $
(135.78 ฿)
     +5.59 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.73 $
(216.69 Ft)
1.49 $
(46.38 ฿)
     +103.69 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.68 $
(201.73 Ft)
0.61 $
(19.13 ฿)
     -9.77 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.81 $
(241.09 Ft)
1.01 $
(31.46 ฿)
     +24.15 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.90 $
(268.34 Ft)
0.71 $
(22.21 ฿)
     -21.26 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.41 $
(123.06 Ft)
0.69 $
(21.43 ฿)
     +65.69 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.44 $
(131.44 Ft)
0.63 $
(19.71 ฿)
     +42.69 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.10 $
(325.42 Ft)
0.99 $
(30.88 ฿)
     -9.70 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.39 $
(116.45 Ft)
0.49 $
(15.40 ฿)
     +25.84 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.05 $
(1,500.00 Ft)
22.02 $
(687.50 ฿)
     +336.12 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.91 $
(269.97 Ft)
1.90 $
(59.30 ฿)
     +109.01 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.26 $
(374.07 Ft)
3.21 $
(100.33 ฿)
     +155.21 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.20 $
(1,545.00 Ft)
4.80 $
(150.00 ฿)
     -7.62 %
Transportation
Budapest Edit Bangkok Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.18 $
(350.00 Ft)
1.15 $
(36.00 ฿)
     -2.13 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 31.97 $
(9,500.00 Ft)
41.63 $
(1,300.00 ฿)
     +30.21 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.36 $
(700.00 Ft)
1.12 $
(35.00 ฿)
     -52.42 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.62 $
(482.80 Ft)
1.80 $
(56.33 ฿)
     +11.01 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.14 $
(4,500.00 Ft)
3.84 $
(120.00 ฿)
     -74.63 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.04 $
(1,497.85 Ft)
3.19 $
(99.75 ฿)
     -36.63 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,556.85 $
(7,000,000.00 Ft)
49,634.11 $
(1,550,000.00 ฿)
     +110.70 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,891.64 $
(6,802,330.80 Ft)
27,765.99 $
(867,090.91 ฿)
     +21.29 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Budapest Edit Bangkok Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 169.61 $
(50,400.46 Ft)
93.33 $
(2,914.51 ฿)
     -44.97 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 $
(27.28 Ft)
0.06 $
(1.85 ฿)
     -35.35 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 14.64 $
(4,349.49 Ft)
19.72 $
(615.80 ฿)
     +34.72 %
Sports And Leisure
Budapest Edit Bangkok Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 42.93 $
(12,756.64 Ft)
65.95 $
(2,059.40 ฿)
     +53.62 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.63 $
(3,753.07 Ft)
8.69 $
(271.43 ฿)
     -31.18 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 6.56 $
(1,950.00 Ft)
7.04 $
(220.00 ฿)
     +7.35 %
Childcare
Budapest Edit Bangkok Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 349.67 $
(103,906.25 Ft)
350.75 $
(10,953.33 ฿)
     +0.31 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,170.82 $
(2,725,141.39 Ft)
16,322.60 $
(509,730.59 ฿)
     +77.98 %
Clothing And Shoes
Budapest Edit Bangkok Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 74.75 $
(22,212.68 Ft)
55.39 $
(1,729.69 ฿)
     -25.90 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.00 $
(9,507.92 Ft)
36.86 $
(1,151.19 ฿)
     +15.21 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.88 $
(23,735.91 Ft)
96.32 $
(3,008.00 ฿)
     +20.59 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 92.15 $
(27,383.56 Ft)
83.73 $
(2,614.67 ฿)
     -9.14 %
Rent Per Month
Budapest Edit Bangkok Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 517.66 $
(153,823.53 Ft)
605.82 $
(18,918.92 ฿)
     +17.03 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 403.58 $
(119,926.47 Ft)
312.47 $
(9,758.06 ฿)
     -22.58 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 977.08 $
(290,342.63 Ft)
2,096.80 $
(65,480.00 ฿)
     +114.60 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 692.64 $
(205,819.11 Ft)
917.96 $
(28,666.67 ฿)
     +32.53 %
Buy Apartment Price
Budapest Edit Bangkok Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 323.82 $
(96,224.94 Ft)
512.56 $
(16,006.42 ฿)
     +58.28 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 214.03 $
(63,599.09 Ft)
231.18 $
(7,219.28 ฿)
     +8.01 %
Salaries And Financing
Budapest Edit Bangkok Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,028.80 $
(305,712.61 Ft)
848.66 $
(26,502.40 ฿)
     -17.51 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.73 5.01      +5.93 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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