Cost of Living Comparison Between Budapest and Graz 

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Consumer Prices in Graz are 40.9% higher than in Budapest (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Graz are 40.1% higher than in Budapest
Rent Prices in Graz are 37.4% higher than in Budapest
Restaurant Prices in Graz are 41.1% higher than in Budapest
Groceries Prices in Graz are 46.4% higher than in Budapest
Local Purchasing Power in Graz is 69.6% higher than in Budapest
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Restaurants
Budapest Edit Graz Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3,500.00 Ft
(8.90 €)
4,524.35 Ft
(11.50 €)
     +29.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 16,000.00 Ft
(40.67 €)
22,621.76 Ft
(57.50 €)
     +41.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 2,500.00 Ft
(6.35 €)
3,147.38 Ft
(8.00 €)
     +25.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 800.00 Ft
(2.03 €)
1,573.69 Ft
(4.00 €)
     +96.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 890.00 Ft
(2.26 €)
1,573.69 Ft
(4.00 €)
     +76.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 730.26 Ft
(1.86 €)
1,295.98 Ft
(3.29 €)
     +77.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 466.84 Ft
(1.19 €)
1,062.24 Ft
(2.70 €)
     +127.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 389.17 Ft
(0.99 €)
738.42 Ft
(1.88 €)
     +89.7 %
Markets
Budapest Edit Graz Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 1,861.54 Ft
(4.73 €)
1,941.08 Ft
(4.93 €)
     +4.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 480.69 Ft
(1.22 €)
747.59 Ft
(1.90 €)
     +55.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 331.89 Ft
(0.84 €)
413.19 Ft
(1.05 €)
     +24.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,214.66 Ft
(3.09 €)
1,268.60 Ft
(3.22 €)
     +4.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,969.49 Ft
(5.01 €)
2,910.77 Ft
(7.40 €)
     +47.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 859.20 Ft
(2.18 €)
2,209.94 Ft
(5.62 €)
     +157.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,805.29 Ft
(4.59 €)
3,239.48 Ft
(8.23 €)
     +79.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 254.97 Ft
(0.65 €)
407.62 Ft
(1.04 €)
     +59.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 298.20 Ft
(0.76 €)
333.26 Ft
(0.85 €)
     +11.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 324.98 Ft
(0.83 €)
435.82 Ft
(1.11 €)
     +34.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 569.84 Ft
(1.45 €)
536.89 Ft
(1.36 €)
     -5.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 187.02 Ft
(0.48 €)
322.64 Ft
(0.82 €)
     +72.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 202.29 Ft
(0.51 €)
314.24 Ft
(0.80 €)
     +55.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 503.29 Ft
(1.28 €)
676.69 Ft
(1.72 €)
     +34.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 157.84 Ft
(0.40 €)
339.55 Ft
(0.86 €)
     +115.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 2,000.00 Ft
(5.08 €)
2,753.95 Ft
(7.00 €)
     +37.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 353.97 Ft
(0.90 €)
423.69 Ft
(1.08 €)
     +19.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 542.04 Ft
(1.38 €)
654.83 Ft
(1.66 €)
     +20.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2,055.00 Ft
(5.22 €)
2,203.16 Ft
(5.60 €)
     +7.2 %
Transportation
Budapest Edit Graz Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 350.00 Ft
(0.89 €)
1,062.24 Ft
(2.70 €)
     +203.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,500.00 Ft
(24.15 €)
21,284.13 Ft
(54.10 €)
     +124.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1,000.00 Ft
(2.54 €)
1,967.11 Ft
(5.00 €)
     +96.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 643.74 Ft
(1.64 €)
1,076.36 Ft
(2.74 €)
     +67.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 6,000.00 Ft
(15.25 €)
11,802.66 Ft
(30.00 €)
     +96.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2,485.12 Ft
(6.32 €)
2,617.67 Ft
(6.65 €)
     +5.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 9,500,000.00 Ft
(24,147.10 €)
9,229,677.90 Ft
(23,460.00 €)
     -2.8 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 8,901,136.34 Ft
(22,624.91 €)
7,861,006.80 Ft
(19,981.11 €)
     -11.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Budapest Edit Graz Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 60,665.74 Ft
(154.20 €)
96,760.59 Ft
(245.95 €)
     +59.5 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 30.52 Ft
(0.08 €)
19.08 Ft
(0.05 €)
     -37.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 5,373.09 Ft
(13.66 €)
13,203.98 Ft
(33.56 €)
     +145.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Budapest Edit Graz Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 18,191.21 Ft
(46.24 €)
12,308.49 Ft
(31.29 €)
     -32.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 4,712.86 Ft
(11.98 €)
8,436.28 Ft
(21.44 €)
     +79.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 2,500.00 Ft
(6.35 €)
5,802.97 Ft
(14.75 €)
     +132.1 %
Childcare
Budapest Edit Graz Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 144,075.19 Ft
(366.21 €)
138,812.36 Ft
(352.83 €)
     -3.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 3,612,972.97 Ft
(9,183.46 €)
3,440,671.27 Ft
(8,745.50 €)
     -4.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
Budapest Edit Graz Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 28,007.37 Ft
(71.19 €)
35,070.75 Ft
(89.14 €)
     +25.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 12,856.96 Ft
(32.68 €)
16,579.92 Ft
(42.14 €)
     +29.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 28,652.03 Ft
(72.83 €)
36,719.38 Ft
(93.33 €)
     +28.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 33,942.61 Ft
(86.28 €)
51,594.47 Ft
(131.14 €)
     +52.0 %
Rent Per Month
Budapest Edit Graz Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 194,149.87 Ft
(493.49 €)
246,946.01 Ft
(627.69 €)
     +27.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 147,421.96 Ft
(374.72 €)
207,798.30 Ft
(528.18 €)
     +41.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 357,991.63 Ft
(909.94 €)
477,471.13 Ft
(1,213.64 €)
     +33.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 253,664.32 Ft
(644.76 €)
393,421.91 Ft
(1,000.00 €)
     +55.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
Budapest Edit Graz Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 125,082.34 Ft
(317.93 €)
202,883.30 Ft
(515.69 €)
     +62.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 83,502.59 Ft
(212.25 €)
143,762.49 Ft
(365.42 €)
     +72.2 %
Salaries And Financing
Budapest Edit Graz Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 381,643.54 Ft
(970.06 €)
906,930.06 Ft
(2,305.24 €)
     +137.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.51 1.78      -79.0 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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