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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 119.22% higher than in Budapest
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 212.65% higher than in Budapest
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 484.35% higher than in Budapest
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 172.91% higher than in Budapest
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 175.24% higher than in Budapest
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 73.83% higher than in Budapest
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,800.00 Ft
(6.43 $)
5,596.68 Ft
(20.00 $)
     +210.93 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 9,000.00 Ft
(32.16 $)
22,386.74 Ft
(80.00 $)
     +148.74 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 1,500.00 Ft
(5.36 $)
2,518.51 Ft
(9.00 $)
     +67.90 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 Ft
(1.79 $)
1,958.84 Ft
(7.00 $)
     +291.77 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 500.00 Ft
(1.79 $)
2,238.67 Ft
(8.00 $)
     +347.73 %
Cappuccino (regular) 441.85 Ft
(1.58 $)
1,251.34 Ft
(4.47 $)
     +183.20 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 302.90 Ft
(1.08 $)
604.70 Ft
(2.16 $)
     +99.64 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 213.02 Ft
(0.76 $)
485.12 Ft
(1.73 $)
     +127.73 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 902.79 Ft
(3.23 $)
1,251.92 Ft
(4.47 $)
     +38.67 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 211.72 Ft
(0.76 $)
985.81 Ft
(3.52 $)
     +365.63 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 158.87 Ft
(0.57 $)
844.80 Ft
(3.02 $)
     +431.74 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 530.45 Ft
(1.90 $)
998.74 Ft
(3.57 $)
     +88.28 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 829.36 Ft
(2.96 $)
1,964.28 Ft
(7.02 $)
     +136.84 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 666.26 Ft
(2.38 $)
1,704.66 Ft
(6.09 $)
     +155.85 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,236.17 Ft
(4.42 $)
1,943.92 Ft
(6.95 $)
     +57.25 %
Apples (1 lb) 152.35 Ft
(0.54 $)
773.95 Ft
(2.77 $)
     +408.03 %
Banana (1 lb) 194.40 Ft
(0.69 $)
287.10 Ft
(1.03 $)
     +47.69 %
Oranges (1 lb) 178.02 Ft
(0.64 $)
721.01 Ft
(2.58 $)
     +305.02 %
Tomato (1 lb) 251.74 Ft
(0.90 $)
750.26 Ft
(2.68 $)
     +198.02 %
Potato (1 lb) 107.49 Ft
(0.38 $)
405.96 Ft
(1.45 $)
     +277.68 %
Onion (1 lb) 108.42 Ft
(0.39 $)
390.81 Ft
(1.40 $)
     +260.45 %
Lettuce (1 head) 268.12 Ft
(0.96 $)
645.26 Ft
(2.31 $)
     +140.66 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 114.86 Ft
(0.41 $)
684.56 Ft
(2.45 $)
     +496.01 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 Ft
(5.36 $)
4,197.51 Ft
(15.00 $)
     +179.83 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 240.95 Ft
(0.86 $)
609.64 Ft
(2.18 $)
     +153.02 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 342.73 Ft
(1.22 $)
769.54 Ft
(2.75 $)
     +124.54 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,250.00 Ft
(4.47 $)
3,917.68 Ft
(14.00 $)
     +213.41 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 350.00 Ft
(1.25 $)
769.54 Ft
(2.75 $)
     +119.87 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,500.00 Ft
(33.95 $)
33,859.94 Ft
(121.00 $)
     +256.42 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 700.00 Ft
(2.50 $)
699.59 Ft
(2.50 $)
     -0.06 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 482.80 Ft
(1.73 $)
979.42 Ft
(3.50 $)
     +102.86 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4,500.00 Ft
(16.08 $)
8,395.03 Ft
(30.00 $)
     +86.56 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1,494.31 Ft
(5.34 $)
849.51 Ft
(3.04 $)
     -43.15 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,750,000.00 Ft
(20,547.88 $)
6,156,352.51 Ft
(22,000.00 $)
     +7.07 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,594,873.58 Ft
(19,993.53 $)
5,842,551.76 Ft
(20,878.62 $)
     +4.43 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 47,800.78 Ft
(170.82 $)
40,325.44 Ft
(144.10 $)
     -15.64 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 27.09 Ft
(0.10 $)
23.66 Ft
(0.08 $)
     -12.67 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,064.36 Ft
(14.52 $)
17,361.11 Ft
(62.04 $)
     +327.15 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 11,903.51 Ft
(42.54 $)
23,238.45 Ft
(83.04 $)
     +95.22 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,696.61 Ft
(13.21 $)
11,170.05 Ft
(39.92 $)
     +202.17 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 Ft
(6.43 $)
4,477.35 Ft
(16.00 $)
     +148.74 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 89,472.38 Ft
(319.73 $)
659,634.52 Ft
(2,357.23 $)
     +637.25 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,006,060.61 Ft
(7,168.75 $)
10,451,807.56 Ft
(37,350.00 $)
     +421.01 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 19,165.24 Ft
(68.49 $)
14,979.57 Ft
(53.53 $)
     -21.84 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 9,036.16 Ft
(32.29 $)
11,013.64 Ft
(39.36 $)
     +21.88 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 24,007.50 Ft
(85.79 $)
24,751.29 Ft
(88.45 $)
     +3.10 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 26,940.22 Ft
(96.27 $)
35,980.79 Ft
(128.58 $)
     +33.56 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 149,396.93 Ft
(533.88 $)
879,821.94 Ft
(3,144.08 $)
     +488.92 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 108,826.52 Ft
(388.90 $)
553,265.89 Ft
(1,977.12 $)
     +408.39 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 271,718.63 Ft
(971.00 $)
1,786,921.65 Ft
(6,385.64 $)
     +557.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 184,953.95 Ft
(660.94 $)
957,455.10 Ft
(3,421.51 $)
     +417.67 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 81,784.22 Ft
(292.26 $)
363,816.37 Ft
(1,300.11 $)
     +344.85 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 48,987.24 Ft
(175.06 $)
154,992.41 Ft
(553.87 $)
     +216.39 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 234,783.13 Ft
(839.01 $)
1,275,969.11 Ft
(4,559.73 $)
     +443.47 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.26 4.30      -18.22 %
Last update: February 2019February 2019
Contributors:737536
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: HUF