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Cost of Living Comparison Between Budapest and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 128.83% higher than in Budapest
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 228.08% higher than in Budapest
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 498.02% higher than in Budapest
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 167.60% higher than in Budapest
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 194.99% higher than in Budapest
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 77.25% higher than in Budapest
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2,000.00 Ft
(6.64 $)
6,024.00 Ft
(20.00 $)
     +201.20 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 10,000.00 Ft
(33.20 $)
24,096.00 Ft
(80.00 $)
     +140.96 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 1,500.00 Ft
(4.98 $)
2,710.80 Ft
(9.00 $)
     +80.72 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 Ft
(1.66 $)
2,108.40 Ft
(7.00 $)
     +321.68 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 600.00 Ft
(1.99 $)
2,409.60 Ft
(8.00 $)
     +301.60 %
Cappuccino (regular) 471.01 Ft
(1.56 $)
1,359.96 Ft
(4.52 $)
     +188.73 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 330.30 Ft
(1.10 $)
592.87 Ft
(1.97 $)
     +79.49 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 266.03 Ft
(0.88 $)
507.92 Ft
(1.69 $)
     +90.93 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 904.09 Ft
(3.00 $)
1,293.01 Ft
(4.29 $)
     +43.02 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 218.80 Ft
(0.73 $)
1,034.92 Ft
(3.44 $)
     +373.00 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 155.34 Ft
(0.52 $)
824.55 Ft
(2.74 $)
     +430.79 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 496.60 Ft
(1.65 $)
1,072.82 Ft
(3.56 $)
     +116.03 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 834.96 Ft
(2.77 $)
2,084.15 Ft
(6.92 $)
     +149.61 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 664.57 Ft
(2.21 $)
1,775.17 Ft
(5.89 $)
     +167.12 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,174.97 Ft
(3.90 $)
1,994.45 Ft
(6.62 $)
     +69.74 %
Apples (1 lb) 149.31 Ft
(0.50 $)
818.66 Ft
(2.72 $)
     +448.28 %
Banana (1 lb) 190.87 Ft
(0.63 $)
304.28 Ft
(1.01 $)
     +59.41 %
Oranges (1 lb) 171.13 Ft
(0.57 $)
818.86 Ft
(2.72 $)
     +378.52 %
Tomato (1 lb) 263.55 Ft
(0.87 $)
825.38 Ft
(2.74 $)
     +213.18 %
Potato (1 lb) 120.16 Ft
(0.40 $)
540.20 Ft
(1.79 $)
     +349.56 %
Onion (1 lb) 128.26 Ft
(0.43 $)
457.00 Ft
(1.52 $)
     +256.32 %
Lettuce (1 head) 304.17 Ft
(1.01 $)
665.65 Ft
(2.21 $)
     +118.84 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 117.20 Ft
(0.39 $)
684.93 Ft
(2.27 $)
     +484.43 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,450.00 Ft
(4.81 $)
4,518.00 Ft
(15.00 $)
     +211.59 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 253.52 Ft
(0.84 $)
674.11 Ft
(2.24 $)
     +165.90 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 370.00 Ft
(1.23 $)
859.67 Ft
(2.85 $)
     +132.34 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,300.00 Ft
(4.32 $)
4,216.80 Ft
(14.00 $)
     +224.37 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 350.00 Ft
(1.16 $)
828.30 Ft
(2.75 $)
     +136.66 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,500.00 Ft
(31.54 $)
38,252.40 Ft
(127.00 $)
     +302.66 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 700.00 Ft
(2.32 $)
805.71 Ft
(2.67 $)
     +15.10 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 482.80 Ft
(1.60 $)
813.24 Ft
(2.70 $)
     +68.44 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4,500.00 Ft
(14.94 $)
9,036.00 Ft
(30.00 $)
     +100.80 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1,499.65 Ft
(4.98 $)
902.89 Ft
(3.00 $)
     -39.79 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,600,000.00 Ft
(18,592.30 $)
6,573,690.00 Ft
(21,825.00 $)
     +17.39 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,990,327.87 Ft
(19,888.21 $)
6,161,133.85 Ft
(20,455.29 $)
     +2.85 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 47,583.47 Ft
(157.98 $)
39,404.70 Ft
(130.83 $)
     -17.19 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 27.04 Ft
(0.09 $)
27.97 Ft
(0.09 $)
     +3.44 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,015.38 Ft
(13.33 $)
19,071.50 Ft
(63.32 $)
     +374.96 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 12,434.73 Ft
(41.28 $)
22,188.35 Ft
(73.67 $)
     +78.44 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,862.90 Ft
(12.83 $)
9,939.60 Ft
(33.00 $)
     +157.31 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,850.00 Ft
(6.14 $)
4,819.20 Ft
(16.00 $)
     +160.50 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 87,532.56 Ft
(290.61 $)
691,542.65 Ft
(2,295.96 $)
     +690.04 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,949,779.00 Ft
(6,473.37 $)
11,596,200.00 Ft
(38,500.00 $)
     +494.74 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 18,602.72 Ft
(61.76 $)
16,510.68 Ft
(54.82 $)
     -11.25 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 8,755.04 Ft
(29.07 $)
11,753.76 Ft
(39.02 $)
     +34.25 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 22,129.37 Ft
(73.47 $)
25,790.20 Ft
(85.62 $)
     +16.54 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 25,929.11 Ft
(86.09 $)
37,744.12 Ft
(125.31 $)
     +45.57 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 157,732.07 Ft
(523.68 $)
939,453.98 Ft
(3,119.04 $)
     +495.60 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 116,516.85 Ft
(386.84 $)
611,880.39 Ft
(2,031.48 $)
     +425.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 299,146.75 Ft
(993.18 $)
1,963,918.45 Ft
(6,520.31 $)
     +556.51 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 202,132.44 Ft
(671.09 $)
1,122,549.52 Ft
(3,726.92 $)
     +455.35 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 88,311.17 Ft
(293.20 $)
395,776.93 Ft
(1,314.00 $)
     +348.16 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 56,284.59 Ft
(186.87 $)
175,563.39 Ft
(582.88 $)
     +211.92 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 254,936.03 Ft
(846.40 $)
1,482,553.35 Ft
(4,922.16 $)
     +481.54 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.87 4.19      -13.96 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
Contributors:650509
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: HUF