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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 126.02% higher than in Budapest
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 221.87% higher than in Budapest
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 513.50% higher than in Budapest
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 175.09% higher than in Budapest
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 198.78% higher than in Budapest
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 76.56% higher than in Budapest
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,700.00 Ft
(6.10 $)
5,571.45 Ft
(20.00 $)
     +227.73 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 9,000.00 Ft
(32.31 $)
22,285.80 Ft
(80.00 $)
     +147.62 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 1,500.00 Ft
(5.38 $)
2,367.87 Ft
(8.50 $)
     +57.86 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 Ft
(1.79 $)
1,950.01 Ft
(7.00 $)
     +290.00 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 550.00 Ft
(1.97 $)
2,228.58 Ft
(8.00 $)
     +305.20 %
Cappuccino (regular) 424.30 Ft
(1.52 $)
1,183.67 Ft
(4.25 $)
     +178.97 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 286.08 Ft
(1.03 $)
585.66 Ft
(2.10 $)
     +104.72 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 204.10 Ft
(0.73 $)
461.29 Ft
(1.66 $)
     +126.01 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 861.58 Ft
(3.09 $)
1,277.82 Ft
(4.59 $)
     +48.31 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 180.34 Ft
(0.65 $)
960.77 Ft
(3.45 $)
     +432.76 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 144.28 Ft
(0.52 $)
915.43 Ft
(3.29 $)
     +534.47 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 526.97 Ft
(1.89 $)
917.47 Ft
(3.29 $)
     +74.10 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 819.91 Ft
(2.94 $)
2,075.97 Ft
(7.45 $)
     +153.20 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 599.78 Ft
(2.15 $)
1,692.35 Ft
(6.08 $)
     +182.16 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,133.98 Ft
(4.07 $)
2,029.06 Ft
(7.28 $)
     +78.93 %
Apples (1 lb) 159.04 Ft
(0.57 $)
909.28 Ft
(3.26 $)
     +471.75 %
Banana (1 lb) 190.87 Ft
(0.69 $)
285.47 Ft
(1.02 $)
     +49.56 %
Oranges (1 lb) 185.58 Ft
(0.67 $)
686.30 Ft
(2.46 $)
     +269.82 %
Tomato (1 lb) 236.11 Ft
(0.85 $)
775.22 Ft
(2.78 $)
     +228.33 %
Potato (1 lb) 90.45 Ft
(0.32 $)
455.16 Ft
(1.63 $)
     +403.21 %
Onion (1 lb) 92.65 Ft
(0.33 $)
415.93 Ft
(1.49 $)
     +348.93 %
Lettuce (1 head) 246.94 Ft
(0.89 $)
624.00 Ft
(2.24 $)
     +152.69 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 104.31 Ft
(0.37 $)
685.29 Ft
(2.46 $)
     +557.00 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 Ft
(5.38 $)
4,178.59 Ft
(15.00 $)
     +178.57 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 231.08 Ft
(0.83 $)
761.43 Ft
(2.73 $)
     +229.51 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 323.18 Ft
(1.16 $)
706.38 Ft
(2.54 $)
     +118.57 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,200.00 Ft
(4.31 $)
3,900.01 Ft
(14.00 $)
     +225.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 350.00 Ft
(1.26 $)
766.07 Ft
(2.75 $)
     +118.88 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,500.00 Ft
(34.10 $)
33,707.27 Ft
(121.00 $)
     +254.81 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 450.00 Ft
(1.62 $)
696.43 Ft
(2.50 $)
     +54.76 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 450.62 Ft
(1.62 $)
739.45 Ft
(2.65 $)
     +64.10 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4,200.00 Ft
(15.08 $)
8,357.17 Ft
(30.00 $)
     +98.98 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1,377.90 Ft
(4.95 $)
812.84 Ft
(2.92 $)
     -41.01 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,537,430.00 Ft
(19,877.88 $)
6,267,881.25 Ft
(22,500.00 $)
     +13.19 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,534,473.76 Ft
(19,867.27 $)
5,641,111.70 Ft
(20,250.07 $)
     +1.93 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 48,871.17 Ft
(175.43 $)
36,778.20 Ft
(132.02 $)
     -24.74 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 29.50 Ft
(0.11 $)
26.70 Ft
(0.10 $)
     -9.52 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,430.83 Ft
(15.91 $)
16,410.64 Ft
(58.91 $)
     +270.37 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 11,605.91 Ft
(41.66 $)
19,488.43 Ft
(69.96 $)
     +67.92 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,847.34 Ft
(13.81 $)
12,339.12 Ft
(44.29 $)
     +220.72 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,760.00 Ft
(6.32 $)
4,178.59 Ft
(15.00 $)
     +137.42 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 85,499.34 Ft
(306.92 $)
561,498.38 Ft
(2,015.63 $)
     +556.73 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,388,965.52 Ft
(8,575.74 $)
8,602,974.26 Ft
(30,882.35 $)
     +260.11 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 19,513.11 Ft
(70.05 $)
14,431.27 Ft
(51.80 $)
     -26.04 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 8,740.88 Ft
(31.38 $)
11,095.31 Ft
(39.83 $)
     +26.94 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 23,460.23 Ft
(84.22 $)
23,740.53 Ft
(85.22 $)
     +1.19 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 25,693.37 Ft
(92.23 $)
34,125.13 Ft
(122.50 $)
     +32.82 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 138,132.98 Ft
(495.86 $)
879,829.67 Ft
(3,158.35 $)
     +536.94 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 101,708.54 Ft
(365.11 $)
526,960.22 Ft
(1,891.64 $)
     +418.11 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 250,207.95 Ft
(898.18 $)
1,734,974.67 Ft
(6,228.09 $)
     +593.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 171,839.74 Ft
(616.86 $)
918,948.77 Ft
(3,298.78 $)
     +434.77 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 71,531.06 Ft
(256.78 $)
351,771.93 Ft
(1,262.77 $)
     +391.78 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 41,259.75 Ft
(148.11 $)
160,859.58 Ft
(577.44 $)
     +289.87 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 209,592.37 Ft
(752.38 $)
1,191,064.95 Ft
(4,275.60 $)
     +468.28 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.72 4.08      -13.68 %
Last update: June 2018June 2018
Contributors:769552
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: HUF