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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 128.91% higher than in Budapest
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 228.02% higher than in Budapest
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 527.62% higher than in Budapest
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 182.50% higher than in Budapest
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 198.75% higher than in Budapest
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 75.63% higher than in Budapest
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,700.00 Ft
(6.02 $)
5,649.31 Ft
(20.00 $)
     +232.31 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 9,000.00 Ft
(31.86 $)
22,597.25 Ft
(80.00 $)
     +151.08 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 1,500.00 Ft
(5.31 $)
2,470.16 Ft
(8.75 $)
     +64.68 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 450.00 Ft
(1.59 $)
1,977.26 Ft
(7.00 $)
     +339.39 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 500.00 Ft
(1.77 $)
2,259.73 Ft
(8.00 $)
     +351.95 %
Cappuccino (regular) 419.66 Ft
(1.49 $)
1,243.07 Ft
(4.40 $)
     +196.21 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 284.07 Ft
(1.01 $)
614.21 Ft
(2.17 $)
     +116.22 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 203.55 Ft
(0.72 $)
483.56 Ft
(1.71 $)
     +137.57 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 867.77 Ft
(3.07 $)
1,261.75 Ft
(4.47 $)
     +45.40 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 184.34 Ft
(0.65 $)
1,032.07 Ft
(3.65 $)
     +459.87 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 145.57 Ft
(0.52 $)
853.69 Ft
(3.02 $)
     +486.44 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 544.96 Ft
(1.93 $)
983.33 Ft
(3.48 $)
     +80.44 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 824.20 Ft
(2.92 $)
2,077.64 Ft
(7.36 $)
     +152.08 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 616.12 Ft
(2.18 $)
1,683.71 Ft
(5.96 $)
     +173.28 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,175.76 Ft
(4.16 $)
2,037.37 Ft
(7.21 $)
     +73.28 %
Apples (1 lb) 158.96 Ft
(0.56 $)
892.35 Ft
(3.16 $)
     +461.35 %
Banana (1 lb) 192.17 Ft
(0.68 $)
290.65 Ft
(1.03 $)
     +51.25 %
Oranges (1 lb) 180.83 Ft
(0.64 $)
718.27 Ft
(2.54 $)
     +297.21 %
Tomato (1 lb) 236.79 Ft
(0.84 $)
812.28 Ft
(2.88 $)
     +243.03 %
Potato (1 lb) 92.73 Ft
(0.33 $)
467.60 Ft
(1.66 $)
     +404.28 %
Onion (1 lb) 93.01 Ft
(0.33 $)
419.96 Ft
(1.49 $)
     +351.53 %
Lettuce (1 head) 244.29 Ft
(0.86 $)
643.71 Ft
(2.28 $)
     +163.51 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 106.17 Ft
(0.38 $)
705.76 Ft
(2.50 $)
     +564.72 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 Ft
(5.31 $)
4,236.98 Ft
(15.00 $)
     +182.47 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 230.56 Ft
(0.82 $)
706.16 Ft
(2.50 $)
     +206.29 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 325.84 Ft
(1.15 $)
756.60 Ft
(2.68 $)
     +132.20 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,200.00 Ft
(4.25 $)
3,954.52 Ft
(14.00 $)
     +229.54 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 350.00 Ft
(1.24 $)
776.78 Ft
(2.75 $)
     +121.94 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,500.00 Ft
(33.63 $)
34,178.34 Ft
(121.00 $)
     +259.77 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 450.00 Ft
(1.59 $)
706.16 Ft
(2.50 $)
     +56.93 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 450.62 Ft
(1.60 $)
749.79 Ft
(2.65 $)
     +66.39 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4,200.00 Ft
(14.87 $)
8,473.97 Ft
(30.00 $)
     +101.76 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1,406.60 Ft
(4.98 $)
837.68 Ft
(2.97 $)
     -40.45 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,537,430.00 Ft
(19,603.91 $)
6,355,476.70 Ft
(22,500.00 $)
     +14.77 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,507,614.93 Ft
(19,498.35 $)
5,761,484.71 Ft
(20,397.12 $)
     +4.61 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 49,813.56 Ft
(176.35 $)
37,025.36 Ft
(131.08 $)
     -25.67 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 29.38 Ft
(0.10 $)
25.68 Ft
(0.09 $)
     -12.61 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,394.66 Ft
(15.56 $)
17,070.25 Ft
(60.43 $)
     +288.43 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 11,562.55 Ft
(40.93 $)
21,260.52 Ft
(75.27 $)
     +83.87 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,669.44 Ft
(12.99 $)
12,347.78 Ft
(43.71 $)
     +236.50 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 Ft
(6.37 $)
4,519.45 Ft
(16.00 $)
     +151.08 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 86,185.10 Ft
(305.12 $)
613,792.28 Ft
(2,172.98 $)
     +612.18 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,347,878.79 Ft
(8,312.09 $)
8,960,437.52 Ft
(31,722.22 $)
     +281.64 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 19,615.44 Ft
(69.44 $)
14,662.67 Ft
(51.91 $)
     -25.25 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 8,603.41 Ft
(30.46 $)
11,329.80 Ft
(40.11 $)
     +31.69 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 23,251.17 Ft
(82.32 $)
23,712.17 Ft
(83.95 $)
     +1.98 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 26,292.74 Ft
(93.08 $)
35,416.84 Ft
(125.38 $)
     +34.70 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 138,684.47 Ft
(490.98 $)
898,644.43 Ft
(3,181.43 $)
     +547.98 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 102,401.18 Ft
(362.53 $)
552,421.16 Ft
(1,955.71 $)
     +439.47 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 254,095.60 Ft
(899.56 $)
1,803,042.46 Ft
(6,383.23 $)
     +609.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 175,020.98 Ft
(619.62 $)
952,191.64 Ft
(3,371.00 $)
     +444.04 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 71,960.00 Ft
(254.76 $)
355,404.77 Ft
(1,258.22 $)
     +393.89 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 41,329.77 Ft
(146.32 $)
167,380.89 Ft
(592.57 $)
     +304.99 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 213,123.79 Ft
(754.51 $)
1,227,802.94 Ft
(4,346.73 $)
     +476.10 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.92 4.08      -17.09 %
Last update: August 2018August 2018
Contributors:883552
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: HUF