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Cost of Living Comparison Between Budapest and Brussels 

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Consumer Prices in Brussels are 66.24% higher than in Budapest
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Brussels are 70.71% higher than in Budapest
Rent Prices in Brussels are 83.86% higher than in Budapest
Restaurant Prices in Brussels are 122.47% higher than in Budapest
Groceries Prices in Brussels are 85.14% higher than in Budapest
Local Purchasing Power in Brussels is 67.79% higher than in Budapest
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  BudapestBrusselsDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,800.00 Ft
(5.57 €)
4,846.40 Ft
(15.00 €)
     +169.24 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 10,000.00 Ft
(30.95 €)
19,385.61 Ft
(60.00 €)
     +93.86 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 1,500.00 Ft
(4.64 €)
2,584.75 Ft
(8.00 €)
     +72.32 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 483.61 Ft
(1.50 €)
1,292.37 Ft
(4.00 €)
     +167.23 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 500.00 Ft
(1.55 €)
1,130.83 Ft
(3.50 €)
     +126.17 %
Cappuccino (regular) 433.39 Ft
(1.34 €)
909.80 Ft
(2.82 €)
     +109.93 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 292.26 Ft
(0.90 €)
648.39 Ft
(2.01 €)
     +121.85 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 210.34 Ft
(0.65 €)
655.07 Ft
(2.03 €)
     +211.44 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 889.35 Ft
(2.75 €)
1,368.37 Ft
(4.24 €)
     +53.86 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 198.49 Ft
(0.61 €)
572.91 Ft
(1.77 €)
     +188.63 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 154.78 Ft
(0.48 €)
329.12 Ft
(1.02 €)
     +112.64 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 568.83 Ft
(1.76 €)
938.59 Ft
(2.91 €)
     +65.00 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 842.75 Ft
(2.61 €)
2,186.08 Ft
(6.77 €)
     +159.40 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 647.80 Ft
(2.01 €)
1,422.68 Ft
(4.40 €)
     +119.61 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,224.70 Ft
(3.79 €)
1,984.85 Ft
(6.14 €)
     +62.07 %
Apples (1 lb) 163.97 Ft
(0.51 €)
299.39 Ft
(0.93 €)
     +82.58 %
Banana (1 lb) 194.60 Ft
(0.60 €)
242.26 Ft
(0.75 €)
     +24.49 %
Oranges (1 lb) 179.75 Ft
(0.56 €)
303.76 Ft
(0.94 €)
     +69.00 %
Tomato (1 lb) 246.59 Ft
(0.76 €)
303.25 Ft
(0.94 €)
     +22.98 %
Potato (1 lb) 101.09 Ft
(0.31 €)
175.86 Ft
(0.54 €)
     +73.96 %
Onion (1 lb) 96.54 Ft
(0.30 €)
172.72 Ft
(0.53 €)
     +78.92 %
Lettuce (1 head) 250.28 Ft
(0.77 €)
457.72 Ft
(1.42 €)
     +82.88 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 110.72 Ft
(0.34 €)
278.67 Ft
(0.86 €)
     +151.70 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 Ft
(4.64 €)
2,261.65 Ft
(7.00 €)
     +50.78 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 241.17 Ft
(0.75 €)
454.21 Ft
(1.41 €)
     +88.34 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 337.06 Ft
(1.04 €)
725.17 Ft
(2.24 €)
     +115.14 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,200.00 Ft
(3.71 €)
2,100.11 Ft
(6.50 €)
     +75.01 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 350.00 Ft
(1.08 €)
678.50 Ft
(2.10 €)
     +93.86 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,500.00 Ft
(29.40 €)
15,831.58 Ft
(49.00 €)
     +66.65 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 700.00 Ft
(2.17 €)
969.28 Ft
(3.00 €)
     +38.47 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 482.80 Ft
(1.49 €)
935.94 Ft
(2.90 €)
     +93.86 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4,500.00 Ft
(13.93 €)
9,692.80 Ft
(30.00 €)
     +115.40 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1,523.16 Ft
(4.71 €)
1,743.67 Ft
(5.40 €)
     +14.48 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,537,430.00 Ft
(17,138.79 €)
6,623,415.82 Ft
(20,500.00 €)
     +19.61 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,552,798.08 Ft
(17,186.35 €)
7,442,996.21 Ft
(23,036.67 €)
     +34.04 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 49,954.02 Ft
(154.61 €)
44,624.78 Ft
(138.12 €)
     -10.67 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 29.47 Ft
(0.09 €)
74.12 Ft
(0.23 €)
     +151.55 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,210.98 Ft
(13.03 €)
13,924.07 Ft
(43.10 €)
     +230.66 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 11,843.88 Ft
(36.66 €)
8,322.76 Ft
(25.76 €)
     -29.73 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,808.47 Ft
(11.79 €)
5,040.26 Ft
(15.60 €)
     +32.34 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 Ft
(5.57 €)
3,424.79 Ft
(10.60 €)
     +90.27 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 88,966.10 Ft
(275.36 €)
214,534.05 Ft
(664.00 €)
     +141.14 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,090,270.27 Ft
(6,469.55 €)
6,494,178.44 Ft
(20,100.00 €)
     +210.69 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 19,561.88 Ft
(60.55 €)
29,078.30 Ft
(90.00 €)
     +48.65 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 8,947.86 Ft
(27.69 €)
10,742.86 Ft
(33.25 €)
     +20.06 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 23,430.73 Ft
(72.52 €)
26,059.05 Ft
(80.65 €)
     +11.22 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 27,524.04 Ft
(85.19 €)
36,009.18 Ft
(111.45 €)
     +30.83 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 147,421.88 Ft
(456.28 €)
263,119.23 Ft
(814.38 €)
     +78.48 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 107,264.96 Ft
(331.99 €)
226,692.20 Ft
(701.63 €)
     +111.34 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 273,600.52 Ft
(846.82 €)
446,884.40 Ft
(1,383.14 €)
     +63.33 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 183,687.50 Ft
(568.53 €)
375,147.40 Ft
(1,161.11 €)
     +104.23 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 80,400.43 Ft
(248.85 €)
92,111.95 Ft
(285.09 €)
     +14.57 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 45,404.61 Ft
(140.53 €)
77,441.57 Ft
(239.69 €)
     +70.56 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 229,412.41 Ft
(710.05 €)
657,127.00 Ft
(2,033.86 €)
     +186.44 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.26 2.09      -60.21 %
Last update: November 2018November 2018
Contributors:739272
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: HUF