Cost of Living Comparison Between Budapest and Tbilisi 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Tbilisi are 11.8% lower than in Budapest (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tbilisi are 3.6% higher than in Budapest
Rent Prices in Tbilisi are 57.1% higher than in Budapest
Restaurant Prices in Tbilisi are 3.6% higher than in Budapest
Groceries Prices in Tbilisi are 16.7% lower than in Budapest
Local Purchasing Power in Tbilisi is 54.7% lower than in Budapest
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Restaurants
Budapest Edit Tbilisi Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3,500.00 Ft
(25.36 GEL)
4,140.78 Ft
(30.00 GEL)
     +18.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 16,000.00 Ft
(115.92 GEL)
13,802.61 Ft
(100.00 GEL)
     -13.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 2,500.00 Ft
(18.11 GEL)
2,760.52 Ft
(20.00 GEL)
     +10.4 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 800.00 Ft
(5.80 GEL)
690.13 Ft
(5.00 GEL)
     -13.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 900.00 Ft
(6.52 GEL)
966.18 Ft
(7.00 GEL)
     +7.4 %
Cappuccino (regular) 735.74 Ft
(5.33 GEL)
1,012.00 Ft
(7.33 GEL)
     +37.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 475.48 Ft
(3.44 GEL)
311.36 Ft
(2.26 GEL)
     -34.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 385.34 Ft
(2.79 GEL)
178.71 Ft
(1.29 GEL)
     -53.6 %
Markets
Budapest Edit Tbilisi Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 1,867.38 Ft
(13.53 GEL)
2,720.44 Ft
(19.71 GEL)
     +45.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 475.89 Ft
(3.45 GEL)
219.90 Ft
(1.59 GEL)
     -53.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 353.14 Ft
(2.56 GEL)
381.93 Ft
(2.77 GEL)
     +8.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,141.34 Ft
(8.27 GEL)
900.54 Ft
(6.52 GEL)
     -21.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2,002.97 Ft
(14.51 GEL)
1,448.74 Ft
(10.50 GEL)
     -27.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 863.90 Ft
(6.26 GEL)
1,110.37 Ft
(8.04 GEL)
     +28.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,840.85 Ft
(13.34 GEL)
1,609.02 Ft
(11.66 GEL)
     -12.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 256.04 Ft
(1.85 GEL)
208.80 Ft
(1.51 GEL)
     -18.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 306.42 Ft
(2.22 GEL)
289.38 Ft
(2.10 GEL)
     -5.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 318.42 Ft
(2.31 GEL)
273.61 Ft
(1.98 GEL)
     -14.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 592.43 Ft
(4.29 GEL)
277.95 Ft
(2.01 GEL)
     -53.1 %
Potato (1 lb) 187.97 Ft
(1.36 GEL)
141.72 Ft
(1.03 GEL)
     -24.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 208.59 Ft
(1.51 GEL)
128.35 Ft
(0.93 GEL)
     -38.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 494.03 Ft
(3.58 GEL)
445.25 Ft
(3.23 GEL)
     -9.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 164.61 Ft
(1.19 GEL)
231.49 Ft
(1.68 GEL)
     +40.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 2,000.00 Ft
(14.49 GEL)
2,070.39 Ft
(15.00 GEL)
     +3.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 363.34 Ft
(2.63 GEL)
471.54 Ft
(3.42 GEL)
     +29.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 555.76 Ft
(4.03 GEL)
720.69 Ft
(5.22 GEL)
     +29.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2,100.00 Ft
(15.21 GEL)
1,104.21 Ft
(8.00 GEL)
     -47.4 %
Transportation
Budapest Edit Tbilisi Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 350.00 Ft
(2.54 GEL)
138.03 Ft
(1.00 GEL)
     -60.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,500.00 Ft
(68.83 GEL)
5,521.05 Ft
(40.00 GEL)
     -41.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1,000.00 Ft
(7.25 GEL)
552.10 Ft
(4.00 GEL)
     -44.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 643.74 Ft
(4.66 GEL)
444.26 Ft
(3.22 GEL)
     -31.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 6,000.00 Ft
(43.47 GEL)
1,656.31 Ft
(12.00 GEL)
     -72.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2,503.63 Ft
(18.14 GEL)
1,956.19 Ft
(14.17 GEL)
     -21.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 9,726,210.00 Ft
(70,466.43 GEL)
8,281,568.67 Ft
(60,000.00 GEL)
     -14.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 9,367,261.90 Ft
(67,865.85 GEL)
10,100,556.07 Ft
(73,178.57 GEL)
     +7.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Budapest Edit Tbilisi Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 57,385.78 Ft
(415.76 GEL)
25,534.02 Ft
(184.99 GEL)
     -55.5 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 30.54 Ft
(0.22 GEL)
32.15 Ft
(0.23 GEL)
     +5.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 5,350.58 Ft
(38.76 GEL)
7,302.48 Ft
(52.91 GEL)
     +36.5 %
Sports And Leisure
Budapest Edit Tbilisi Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 18,672.55 Ft
(135.28 GEL)
20,215.92 Ft
(146.46 GEL)
     +8.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 5,029.49 Ft
(36.44 GEL)
5,798.64 Ft
(42.01 GEL)
     +15.3 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 2,500.00 Ft
(18.11 GEL)
2,346.44 Ft
(17.00 GEL)
     -6.1 %
Childcare
Budapest Edit Tbilisi Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 146,212.12 Ft
(1,059.31 GEL)
82,188.30 Ft
(595.45 GEL)
     -43.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 3,585,945.95 Ft
(25,980.19 GEL)
1,854,015.89 Ft
(13,432.35 GEL)
     -48.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Budapest Edit Tbilisi Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 28,412.09 Ft
(205.85 GEL)
34,818.14 Ft
(252.26 GEL)
     +22.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 12,603.96 Ft
(91.32 GEL)
18,797.12 Ft
(136.19 GEL)
     +49.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 28,991.50 Ft
(210.04 GEL)
44,148.65 Ft
(319.86 GEL)
     +52.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 34,634.60 Ft
(250.93 GEL)
56,470.70 Ft
(409.13 GEL)
     +63.0 %
Rent Per Month
Budapest Edit Tbilisi Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 195,180.76 Ft
(1,414.09 GEL)
344,681.67 Ft
(2,497.22 GEL)
     +76.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 147,892.84 Ft
(1,071.48 GEL)
231,569.39 Ft
(1,677.72 GEL)
     +56.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 361,445.94 Ft
(2,618.68 GEL)
581,595.31 Ft
(4,213.66 GEL)
     +60.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 257,322.14 Ft
(1,864.30 GEL)
357,449.04 Ft
(2,589.72 GEL)
     +38.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
Budapest Edit Tbilisi Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 125,608.08 Ft
(910.03 GEL)
63,558.71 Ft
(460.48 GEL)
     -49.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 84,851.75 Ft
(614.75 GEL)
35,874.39 Ft
(259.91 GEL)
     -57.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Budapest Edit Tbilisi Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 395,411.59 Ft
(2,864.76 GEL)
185,649.26 Ft
(1,345.03 GEL)
     -53.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.10 11.34      +24.7 %
Last update: March 2023March 2023
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