Cost of Living Comparison Between Brighton and Budapest 

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Cost of Living in Budapest is 32.4% lower than in Brighton (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Budapest is 44.3% lower than in Brighton
Rent Prices in Budapest are 64.4% lower than in Brighton
Restaurant Prices in Budapest are 38.0% lower than in Brighton
Groceries Prices in Budapest are 32.2% lower than in Brighton
Local Purchasing Power in Budapest is 31.6% lower than in Brighton
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Restaurants
Brighton Edit Budapest Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(6,762.10 Ft)
8.87 £
(4,000.00 Ft)
     -40.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 69.50 £
(31,331.05 Ft)
44.36 £
(20,000.00 Ft)
     -36.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.79 £
(3,060.98 Ft)
6.65 £
(3,000.00 Ft)
     -2.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 £
(2,704.84 Ft)
2.22 £
(1,000.00 Ft)
     -63.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(2,254.03 Ft)
2.22 £
(1,000.00 Ft)
     -55.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.37 £
(1,520.60 Ft)
1.86 £
(840.21 Ft)
     -44.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.59 £
(716.28 Ft)
1.30 £
(585.55 Ft)
     -18.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.24 £
(558.50 Ft)
0.99 £
(446.94 Ft)
     -20.0 %
Markets
Brighton Edit Budapest Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.65 £
(2,097.56 Ft)
3.24 £
(1,461.71 Ft)
     -30.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.27 £
(574.12 Ft)
1.14 £
(512.27 Ft)
     -10.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.69 £
(311.58 Ft)
0.76 £
(342.23 Ft)
     +9.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.62 £
(1,633.21 Ft)
1.96 £
(885.74 Ft)
     -45.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.76 £
(1,696.07 Ft)
3.43 £
(1,545.82 Ft)
     -8.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.89 £
(1,303.58 Ft)
2.03 £
(915.70 Ft)
     -29.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.92 £
(2,669.96 Ft)
4.48 £
(2,020.16 Ft)
     -24.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.00 £
(451.91 Ft)
0.57 £
(258.61 Ft)
     -42.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.56 £
(253.85 Ft)
0.67 £
(302.22 Ft)
     +19.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.02 £
(458.38 Ft)
0.71 £
(319.06 Ft)
     -30.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.13 £
(509.16 Ft)
1.11 £
(499.77 Ft)
     -1.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.54 £
(245.09 Ft)
0.45 £
(201.84 Ft)
     -17.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.50 £
(224.93 Ft)
0.49 £
(220.73 Ft)
     -1.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.73 £
(330.38 Ft)
1.16 £
(522.88 Ft)
     +58.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.04 £
(468.84 Ft)
0.40 £
(178.57 Ft)
     -61.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(3,604.20 Ft)
4.44 £
(2,000.00 Ft)
     -44.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.04 £
(921.34 Ft)
0.89 £
(399.40 Ft)
     -56.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.94 £
(875.32 Ft)
1.19 £
(535.95 Ft)
     -38.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 £
(6,762.10 Ft)
4.88 £
(2,200.00 Ft)
     -67.5 %
Transportation
Brighton Edit Budapest Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.70 £
(1,217.18 Ft)
1.00 £
(450.00 Ft)
     -63.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 86.96 £
(39,200.56 Ft)
21.07 £
(9,500.00 Ft)
     -75.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 £
(1,465.12 Ft)
2.44 £
(1,100.00 Ft)
     -24.9 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.20 £
(993.94 Ft)
1.57 £
(708.11 Ft)
     -28.8 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 19.80 £
(8,925.97 Ft)
14.64 £
(6,600.00 Ft)
     -26.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.95 £
(2,682.39 Ft)
5.29 £
(2,383.93 Ft)
     -11.1 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £
(12,751,060.69 Ft)
22,182.47 £
(10,000,000.00 Ft)
     -21.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 £
(11,270,161.47 Ft)
22,257.55 £
(10,033,846.15 Ft)
     -11.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Brighton Edit Budapest Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 244.57 £
(110,252.79 Ft)
126.92 £
(57,215.26 Ft)
     -48.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 13.00 £
(5,860.48 Ft)
18.38 £
(8,284.47 Ft)
     +41.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.58 £
(13,335.61 Ft)
14.00 £
(6,313.11 Ft)
     -52.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Brighton Edit Budapest Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.00 £
(17,130.30 Ft)
40.82 £
(18,402.14 Ft)
     +7.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.33 £
(5,109.14 Ft)
12.21 £
(5,503.85 Ft)
     +7.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 £
(5,860.48 Ft)
6.21 £
(2,800.00 Ft)
     -52.2 %
Childcare
Brighton Edit Budapest Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,600.00 £
(721,290.33 Ft)
344.84 £
(155,454.55 Ft)
     -78.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,000.00 £
(7,663,709.80 Ft)
8,322.26 £
(3,751,726.72 Ft)
     -51.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
Brighton Edit Budapest Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 67.86 £
(30,590.44 Ft)
62.87 £
(28,343.72 Ft)
     -7.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.99 £
(14,871.60 Ft)
26.79 £
(12,076.67 Ft)
     -18.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.00 £
(35,162.90 Ft)
73.35 £
(33,066.67 Ft)
     -6.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 68.00 £
(30,654.84 Ft)
78.64 £
(35,451.95 Ft)
     +15.6 %
Rent Per Month
Brighton Edit Budapest Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,331.25 £
(600,136.10 Ft)
505.67 £
(227,957.08 Ft)
     -62.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,218.75 £
(549,420.37 Ft)
393.25 £
(177,280.48 Ft)
     -67.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,383.33 £
(1,074,422.06 Ft)
890.86 £
(401,605.11 Ft)
     -62.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,933.33 £
(871,559.15 Ft)
654.68 £
(295,133.22 Ft)
     -66.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
Brighton Edit Budapest Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 602.32 £
(271,528.11 Ft)
287.54 £
(129,624.38 Ft)
     -52.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 495.33 £
(223,298.71 Ft)
197.27 £
(88,932.81 Ft)
     -60.2 %
Salaries And Financing
Brighton Edit Budapest Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,441.80 £
(1,100,777.52 Ft)
931.55 £
(419,949.71 Ft)
     -61.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.83 8.91      +52.7 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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