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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 120.03% higher than in Budapest
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 213.83% higher than in Budapest
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 489.05% higher than in Budapest
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 166.80% higher than in Budapest
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 178.12% higher than in Budapest
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 74.32% higher than in Budapest
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,800.00 Ft
(6.32 $)
5,697.59 Ft
(20.00 $)
     +216.53 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 10,000.00 Ft
(35.10 $)
22,790.37 Ft
(80.00 $)
     +127.90 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 1,500.00 Ft
(5.27 $)
2,563.92 Ft
(9.00 $)
     +70.93 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 485.46 Ft
(1.70 $)
1,994.16 Ft
(7.00 $)
     +310.77 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 500.00 Ft
(1.76 $)
2,279.04 Ft
(8.00 $)
     +355.81 %
Cappuccino (regular) 436.10 Ft
(1.53 $)
1,263.08 Ft
(4.43 $)
     +189.63 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 299.04 Ft
(1.05 $)
586.06 Ft
(2.06 $)
     +95.98 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 214.14 Ft
(0.75 $)
483.55 Ft
(1.70 $)
     +125.81 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 885.49 Ft
(3.11 $)
1,251.61 Ft
(4.39 $)
     +41.35 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 204.61 Ft
(0.72 $)
996.80 Ft
(3.50 $)
     +387.16 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 160.85 Ft
(0.56 $)
824.50 Ft
(2.89 $)
     +412.59 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 559.75 Ft
(1.96 $)
963.13 Ft
(3.38 $)
     +72.07 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 850.30 Ft
(2.98 $)
1,982.77 Ft
(6.96 $)
     +133.18 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 651.54 Ft
(2.29 $)
1,684.29 Ft
(5.91 $)
     +158.51 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,271.95 Ft
(4.46 $)
1,966.25 Ft
(6.90 $)
     +54.59 %
Apples (1 lb) 160.56 Ft
(0.56 $)
845.21 Ft
(2.97 $)
     +426.43 %
Banana (1 lb) 196.47 Ft
(0.69 $)
269.31 Ft
(0.95 $)
     +37.08 %
Oranges (1 lb) 181.03 Ft
(0.64 $)
725.46 Ft
(2.55 $)
     +300.75 %
Tomato (1 lb) 248.67 Ft
(0.87 $)
775.20 Ft
(2.72 $)
     +211.74 %
Potato (1 lb) 101.30 Ft
(0.36 $)
429.57 Ft
(1.51 $)
     +324.06 %
Onion (1 lb) 100.14 Ft
(0.35 $)
394.29 Ft
(1.38 $)
     +293.75 %
Lettuce (1 head) 250.88 Ft
(0.88 $)
648.39 Ft
(2.28 $)
     +158.45 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 112.17 Ft
(0.39 $)
695.11 Ft
(2.44 $)
     +519.71 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 Ft
(5.27 $)
4,273.20 Ft
(15.00 $)
     +184.88 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 240.20 Ft
(0.84 $)
620.63 Ft
(2.18 $)
     +158.38 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 339.82 Ft
(1.19 $)
737.34 Ft
(2.59 $)
     +116.98 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,210.00 Ft
(4.25 $)
3,988.32 Ft
(14.00 $)
     +229.61 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 350.00 Ft
(1.23 $)
783.42 Ft
(2.75 $)
     +123.83 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,500.00 Ft
(33.35 $)
34,470.44 Ft
(121.00 $)
     +262.85 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 700.00 Ft
(2.46 $)
712.20 Ft
(2.50 $)
     +1.74 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 482.80 Ft
(1.69 $)
854.64 Ft
(3.00 $)
     +77.02 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4,500.00 Ft
(15.80 $)
8,546.39 Ft
(30.00 $)
     +89.92 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1,518.22 Ft
(5.33 $)
855.25 Ft
(3.00 $)
     -43.67 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,600,000.00 Ft
(19,657.42 $)
6,267,352.70 Ft
(22,000.00 $)
     +11.92 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,591,504.98 Ft
(19,627.60 $)
5,948,752.27 Ft
(20,881.63 $)
     +6.39 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 49,547.19 Ft
(173.92 $)
41,055.50 Ft
(144.12 $)
     -17.14 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 28.95 Ft
(0.10 $)
24.45 Ft
(0.09 $)
     -15.55 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,129.77 Ft
(14.50 $)
17,523.87 Ft
(61.51 $)
     +324.33 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 11,717.46 Ft
(41.13 $)
23,899.26 Ft
(83.89 $)
     +103.96 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,825.42 Ft
(13.43 $)
11,608.85 Ft
(40.75 $)
     +203.47 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 Ft
(6.32 $)
4,558.07 Ft
(16.00 $)
     +153.23 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 90,535.71 Ft
(317.80 $)
665,496.99 Ft
(2,336.06 $)
     +635.07 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,152,500.00 Ft
(7,555.82 $)
9,357,677.79 Ft
(32,847.83 $)
     +334.74 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 19,066.18 Ft
(66.93 $)
15,073.14 Ft
(52.91 $)
     -20.94 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 9,140.23 Ft
(32.08 $)
11,172.31 Ft
(39.22 $)
     +22.23 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 23,739.61 Ft
(83.33 $)
25,438.78 Ft
(89.30 $)
     +7.16 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 27,247.47 Ft
(95.65 $)
35,923.81 Ft
(126.10 $)
     +31.84 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 148,093.94 Ft
(519.85 $)
887,513.72 Ft
(3,115.40 $)
     +499.29 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 107,993.58 Ft
(379.08 $)
561,863.61 Ft
(1,972.28 $)
     +420.27 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 274,826.70 Ft
(964.71 $)
1,838,589.11 Ft
(6,453.91 $)
     +569.00 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 185,696.20 Ft
(651.84 $)
933,246.80 Ft
(3,275.93 $)
     +402.57 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 81,374.64 Ft
(285.65 $)
374,138.79 Ft
(1,313.32 $)
     +359.77 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 46,489.91 Ft
(163.19 $)
158,155.69 Ft
(555.17 $)
     +240.19 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 233,194.79 Ft
(818.57 $)
1,275,722.77 Ft
(4,478.11 $)
     +447.06 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.36 4.20      -21.61 %
Last update: December 2018December 2018
Contributors:722540
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Currency: HUF