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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 120.96% higher than in Budapest
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 217.92% higher than in Budapest
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 509.91% higher than in Budapest
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 178.13% higher than in Budapest
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 181.13% higher than in Budapest
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 76.04% higher than in Budapest
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,700.00 Ft
(6.11 $)
5,568.56 Ft
(20.00 $)
     +227.56 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 9,000.00 Ft
(32.32 $)
22,274.22 Ft
(80.00 $)
     +147.49 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 1,500.00 Ft
(5.39 $)
2,505.85 Ft
(9.00 $)
     +67.06 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 450.00 Ft
(1.62 $)
1,948.99 Ft
(7.00 $)
     +333.11 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 500.00 Ft
(1.80 $)
2,227.42 Ft
(8.00 $)
     +345.48 %
Cappuccino (regular) 424.50 Ft
(1.52 $)
1,201.76 Ft
(4.32 $)
     +183.10 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 286.49 Ft
(1.03 $)
597.59 Ft
(2.15 $)
     +108.59 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 205.87 Ft
(0.74 $)
474.79 Ft
(1.71 $)
     +130.63 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 883.45 Ft
(3.17 $)
1,224.70 Ft
(4.40 $)
     +38.63 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 191.23 Ft
(0.69 $)
960.15 Ft
(3.45 $)
     +402.09 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 153.13 Ft
(0.55 $)
802.73 Ft
(2.88 $)
     +424.21 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 560.32 Ft
(2.01 $)
941.32 Ft
(3.38 $)
     +68.00 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 861.44 Ft
(3.09 $)
1,972.15 Ft
(7.08 $)
     +128.94 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 629.98 Ft
(2.26 $)
1,660.25 Ft
(5.96 $)
     +163.54 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,188.54 Ft
(4.27 $)
1,920.28 Ft
(6.90 $)
     +61.57 %
Apples (1 lb) 162.17 Ft
(0.58 $)
825.61 Ft
(2.97 $)
     +409.11 %
Banana (1 lb) 195.11 Ft
(0.70 $)
274.14 Ft
(0.98 $)
     +40.50 %
Oranges (1 lb) 178.86 Ft
(0.64 $)
695.65 Ft
(2.50 $)
     +288.95 %
Tomato (1 lb) 245.75 Ft
(0.88 $)
778.89 Ft
(2.80 $)
     +216.95 %
Potato (1 lb) 96.30 Ft
(0.35 $)
450.78 Ft
(1.62 $)
     +368.10 %
Onion (1 lb) 94.83 Ft
(0.34 $)
399.55 Ft
(1.44 $)
     +321.34 %
Lettuce (1 head) 244.24 Ft
(0.88 $)
639.24 Ft
(2.30 $)
     +161.72 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 109.00 Ft
(0.39 $)
695.72 Ft
(2.50 $)
     +538.28 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 Ft
(5.39 $)
4,176.42 Ft
(15.00 $)
     +178.43 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 236.92 Ft
(0.85 $)
752.53 Ft
(2.70 $)
     +217.64 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 333.38 Ft
(1.20 $)
761.58 Ft
(2.74 $)
     +128.45 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,200.00 Ft
(4.31 $)
3,897.99 Ft
(14.00 $)
     +224.83 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 350.00 Ft
(1.26 $)
765.68 Ft
(2.75 $)
     +118.76 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,500.00 Ft
(34.12 $)
33,689.76 Ft
(121.00 $)
     +254.63 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 450.00 Ft
(1.62 $)
696.07 Ft
(2.50 $)
     +54.68 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 466.12 Ft
(1.67 $)
835.28 Ft
(3.00 $)
     +79.20 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4,200.00 Ft
(15.08 $)
8,352.83 Ft
(30.00 $)
     +98.88 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1,444.77 Ft
(5.19 $)
835.74 Ft
(3.00 $)
     -42.15 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,537,430.00 Ft
(19,888.21 $)
6,403,839.10 Ft
(23,000.00 $)
     +15.65 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,545,034.09 Ft
(19,915.52 $)
5,858,600.15 Ft
(21,041.72 $)
     +5.65 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 49,402.44 Ft
(177.43 $)
38,892.30 Ft
(139.69 $)
     -21.27 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 29.31 Ft
(0.11 $)
23.90 Ft
(0.09 $)
     -18.46 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,355.53 Ft
(15.64 $)
16,930.09 Ft
(60.81 $)
     +288.70 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 11,642.98 Ft
(41.82 $)
21,162.90 Ft
(76.01 $)
     +81.77 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,753.33 Ft
(13.48 $)
11,773.52 Ft
(42.29 $)
     +213.68 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 Ft
(6.46 $)
4,454.84 Ft
(16.00 $)
     +147.49 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 88,603.45 Ft
(318.23 $)
601,274.09 Ft
(2,159.53 $)
     +578.61 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,238,857.14 Ft
(8,041.07 $)
8,540,772.37 Ft
(30,675.00 $)
     +281.48 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 19,743.37 Ft
(70.91 $)
14,185.86 Ft
(50.95 $)
     -28.15 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 8,951.27 Ft
(32.15 $)
11,257.00 Ft
(40.43 $)
     +25.76 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 23,663.72 Ft
(84.99 $)
23,233.59 Ft
(83.45 $)
     -1.82 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 26,931.89 Ft
(96.73 $)
33,926.94 Ft
(121.85 $)
     +25.97 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 140,780.83 Ft
(505.63 $)
884,838.07 Ft
(3,177.98 $)
     +528.52 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 103,193.08 Ft
(370.63 $)
542,816.32 Ft
(1,949.58 $)
     +426.02 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 258,903.99 Ft
(929.88 $)
1,796,871.15 Ft
(6,453.63 $)
     +594.03 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 176,809.21 Ft
(635.03 $)
920,931.66 Ft
(3,307.61 $)
     +420.86 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 74,499.90 Ft
(267.57 $)
345,918.64 Ft
(1,242.40 $)
     +364.32 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 42,642.50 Ft
(153.15 $)
158,680.19 Ft
(569.92 $)
     +272.12 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 216,985.30 Ft
(779.32 $)
1,214,371.57 Ft
(4,361.53 $)
     +459.66 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.05 4.16      -17.72 %
Last update: October 2018October 2018
Contributors:954554
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: HUF