Cost of Living Comparison Between Budapest and Copenhagen 

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Consumer Prices in Copenhagen are 70.5% higher than in Budapest (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Copenhagen are 100.2% higher than in Budapest
Rent Prices in Copenhagen are 204.6% higher than in Budapest
Restaurant Prices in Copenhagen are 137.8% higher than in Budapest
Groceries Prices in Copenhagen are 48.8% higher than in Budapest
Local Purchasing Power in Copenhagen is 77.3% higher than in Budapest
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Restaurants
Budapest Edit Copenhagen Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3,500.00 Ft
(67.10 kr)
7,302.64 Ft
(140.00 kr)
     +108.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 16,000.00 Ft
(306.74 kr)
41,729.34 Ft
(800.00 kr)
     +160.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 2,500.00 Ft
(47.93 kr)
4,433.74 Ft
(85.00 kr)
     +77.3 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 800.00 Ft
(15.34 kr)
2,608.08 Ft
(50.00 kr)
     +226.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 860.00 Ft
(16.49 kr)
2,432.45 Ft
(46.63 kr)
     +182.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 734.21 Ft
(14.08 kr)
2,158.19 Ft
(41.38 kr)
     +193.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 464.03 Ft
(8.90 kr)
1,187.15 Ft
(22.76 kr)
     +155.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 387.30 Ft
(7.43 kr)
978.11 Ft
(18.75 kr)
     +152.5 %
Markets
Budapest Edit Copenhagen Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 1,869.69 Ft
(35.84 kr)
2,596.30 Ft
(49.77 kr)
     +38.9 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 480.69 Ft
(9.22 kr)
1,021.82 Ft
(19.59 kr)
     +112.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 330.84 Ft
(6.34 kr)
421.73 Ft
(8.08 kr)
     +27.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,216.35 Ft
(23.32 kr)
1,643.86 Ft
(31.51 kr)
     +35.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,977.17 Ft
(37.90 kr)
2,015.89 Ft
(38.65 kr)
     +2.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 864.73 Ft
(16.58 kr)
1,754.77 Ft
(33.64 kr)
     +102.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,805.09 Ft
(34.61 kr)
2,689.65 Ft
(51.56 kr)
     +49.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 256.62 Ft
(4.92 kr)
480.97 Ft
(9.22 kr)
     +87.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 297.61 Ft
(5.71 kr)
414.53 Ft
(7.95 kr)
     +39.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 325.92 Ft
(6.25 kr)
443.59 Ft
(8.50 kr)
     +36.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 567.49 Ft
(10.88 kr)
681.95 Ft
(13.07 kr)
     +20.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 187.50 Ft
(3.59 kr)
292.82 Ft
(5.61 kr)
     +56.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 201.07 Ft
(3.85 kr)
250.22 Ft
(4.80 kr)
     +24.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 499.71 Ft
(9.58 kr)
708.37 Ft
(13.58 kr)
     +41.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 157.96 Ft
(3.03 kr)
465.99 Ft
(8.93 kr)
     +195.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 2,000.00 Ft
(38.34 kr)
3,651.32 Ft
(70.00 kr)
     +82.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 354.19 Ft
(6.79 kr)
688.35 Ft
(13.20 kr)
     +94.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 543.71 Ft
(10.42 kr)
799.92 Ft
(15.34 kr)
     +47.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2,055.00 Ft
(39.40 kr)
3,129.70 Ft
(60.00 kr)
     +52.3 %
Transportation
Budapest Edit Copenhagen Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 350.00 Ft
(6.71 kr)
1,251.88 Ft
(24.00 kr)
     +257.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,500.00 Ft
(182.13 kr)
28,167.31 Ft
(540.00 kr)
     +196.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1,000.00 Ft
(19.17 kr)
2,608.08 Ft
(50.00 kr)
     +160.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 643.74 Ft
(12.34 kr)
1,343.14 Ft
(25.75 kr)
     +108.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 6,000.00 Ft
(115.03 kr)
31,297.01 Ft
(600.00 kr)
     +421.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2,473.88 Ft
(47.43 kr)
3,102.38 Ft
(59.48 kr)
     +25.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 9,500,000.00 Ft
(182,126.04 kr)
14,605,270.41 Ft
(280,000.00 kr)
     +53.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 8,922,558.12 Ft
(171,055.80 kr)
14,343,862.15 Ft
(274,988.50 kr)
     +60.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Budapest Edit Copenhagen Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 60,665.74 Ft
(1,163.03 kr)
78,091.66 Ft
(1,497.11 kr)
     +28.7 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 30.17 Ft
(0.58 kr)
52.10 Ft
(1.00 kr)
     +72.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 5,398.52 Ft
(103.50 kr)
13,817.63 Ft
(264.90 kr)
     +156.0 %
Sports And Leisure
Budapest Edit Copenhagen Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 18,139.48 Ft
(347.75 kr)
15,168.31 Ft
(290.79 kr)
     -16.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 4,616.18 Ft
(88.50 kr)
8,374.85 Ft
(160.56 kr)
     +81.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 2,500.00 Ft
(47.93 kr)
6,259.40 Ft
(120.00 kr)
     +150.4 %
Childcare
Budapest Edit Copenhagen Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 145,406.69 Ft
(2,787.62 kr)
188,955.69 Ft
(3,622.50 kr)
     +29.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 3,580,000.00 Ft
(68,632.76 kr)
2,591,131.46 Ft
(49,675.00 kr)
     -27.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Budapest Edit Copenhagen Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 28,045.83 Ft
(537.67 kr)
38,803.55 Ft
(743.91 kr)
     +38.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 12,908.91 Ft
(247.48 kr)
17,985.35 Ft
(344.80 kr)
     +39.3 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 28,724.49 Ft
(550.68 kr)
43,492.10 Ft
(833.79 kr)
     +51.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 34,041.65 Ft
(652.62 kr)
59,005.73 Ft
(1,131.21 kr)
     +73.3 %
Rent Per Month
Budapest Edit Copenhagen Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 193,362.33 Ft
(3,706.98 kr)
663,164.38 Ft
(12,713.63 kr)
     +243.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 147,558.49 Ft
(2,828.87 kr)
479,650.36 Ft
(9,195.45 kr)
     +225.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 356,253.98 Ft
(6,829.80 kr)
993,442.91 Ft
(19,045.45 kr)
     +178.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 252,298.77 Ft
(4,836.86 kr)
755,943.12 Ft
(14,492.31 kr)
     +199.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Budapest Edit Copenhagen Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 125,254.48 Ft
(2,401.27 kr)
268,625.10 Ft
(5,149.86 kr)
     +114.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 83,757.12 Ft
(1,605.72 kr)
182,934.17 Ft
(3,507.06 kr)
     +118.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Budapest Edit Copenhagen Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 381,309.11 Ft
(7,310.14 kr)
1,353,709.94 Ft
(25,952.19 kr)
     +255.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.52 1.66      -80.5 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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