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Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Budapest 

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Consumer Prices in Budapest are 54.92% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Budapest are 68.57% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Budapest are 83.38% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Budapest are 62.79% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Budapest are 64.72% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Budapest is 43.65% lower than in New York, NY
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(5,736.87 Ft)
6.28 $
(1,800.00 Ft)
     -68.62 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(22,947.48 Ft)
34.86 $
(10,000.00 Ft)
     -56.42 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $
(2,581.59 Ft)
5.23 $
(1,500.00 Ft)
     -41.90 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $
(2,007.90 Ft)
1.69 $
(483.61 Ft)
     -75.91 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(2,294.75 Ft)
1.74 $
(500.00 Ft)
     -78.21 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.37 $
(1,252.19 Ft)
1.51 $
(433.39 Ft)
     -65.39 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.12 $
(609.01 Ft)
1.02 $
(292.26 Ft)
     -52.01 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.68 $
(483.10 Ft)
0.73 $
(210.34 Ft)
     -56.46 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.44 $
(1,274.60 Ft)
3.10 $
(889.35 Ft)
     -30.23 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.47 $
(996.49 Ft)
0.69 $
(198.49 Ft)
     -80.08 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.89 $
(828.67 Ft)
0.54 $
(154.78 Ft)
     -81.32 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.35 $
(962.05 Ft)
1.98 $
(568.83 Ft)
     -40.87 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.96 $
(1,996.44 Ft)
2.94 $
(842.75 Ft)
     -57.79 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.91 $
(1,695.90 Ft)
2.26 $
(647.80 Ft)
     -61.80 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.90 $
(1,979.80 Ft)
4.27 $
(1,224.70 Ft)
     -38.14 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.97 $
(851.04 Ft)
0.57 $
(163.97 Ft)
     -80.73 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.99 $
(282.64 Ft)
0.68 $
(194.60 Ft)
     -31.15 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.47 $
(709.53 Ft)
0.63 $
(179.75 Ft)
     -74.67 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.72 $
(780.54 Ft)
0.86 $
(246.59 Ft)
     -68.41 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.54 $
(441.27 Ft)
0.35 $
(101.09 Ft)
     -77.09 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.41 $
(405.38 Ft)
0.34 $
(96.54 Ft)
     -76.19 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.28 $
(653.84 Ft)
0.87 $
(250.28 Ft)
     -61.72 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.47 $
(708.33 Ft)
0.39 $
(110.72 Ft)
     -84.37 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(4,302.65 Ft)
5.23 $
(1,500.00 Ft)
     -65.14 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.23 $
(639.88 Ft)
0.84 $
(241.17 Ft)
     -62.31 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.66 $
(761.93 Ft)
1.18 $
(337.06 Ft)
     -55.76 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 $
(4,015.81 Ft)
4.18 $
(1,200.00 Ft)
     -70.12 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(788.82 Ft)
1.22 $
(350.00 Ft)
     -55.63 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 121.00 $
(34,708.06 Ft)
33.12 $
(9,500.00 Ft)
     -72.63 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(717.11 Ft)
2.44 $
(700.00 Ft)
     -2.39 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.88 $
(824.68 Ft)
1.68 $
(482.80 Ft)
     -41.46 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(8,605.30 Ft)
15.69 $
(4,500.00 Ft)
     -47.71 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.02 $
(865.84 Ft)
5.31 $
(1,523.16 Ft)
     +75.92 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $
(6,310,557.00 Ft)
19,304.71 $
(5,537,430.00 Ft)
     -12.25 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,881.63 $
(5,989,760.29 Ft)
19,358.28 $
(5,552,798.08 Ft)
     -7.30 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 145.00 $
(41,591.67 Ft)
174.15 $
(49,954.02 Ft)
     +20.11 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 $
(26.08 Ft)
0.10 $
(29.47 Ft)
     +13.00 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 60.88 $
(17,461.97 Ft)
14.68 $
(4,210.98 Ft)
     -75.88 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 79.56 $
(22,820.34 Ft)
41.29 $
(11,843.88 Ft)
     -48.10 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 41.65 $
(11,947.66 Ft)
13.28 $
(3,808.47 Ft)
     -68.12 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $
(4,589.50 Ft)
6.28 $
(1,800.00 Ft)
     -60.78 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,327.87 $
(667,733.42 Ft)
310.16 $
(88,966.10 Ft)
     -86.68 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 32,229.17 $
(9,244,726.97 Ft)
7,287.15 $
(2,090,270.27 Ft)
     -77.39 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 51.22 $
(14,692.17 Ft)
68.20 $
(19,561.88 Ft)
     +33.14 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.10 $
(11,214.31 Ft)
31.19 $
(8,947.86 Ft)
     -20.21 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 85.76 $
(24,598.92 Ft)
81.68 $
(23,430.73 Ft)
     -4.75 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 126.16 $
(36,188.38 Ft)
95.95 $
(27,524.04 Ft)
     -23.94 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,159.50 $
(906,283.14 Ft)
513.95 $
(147,421.88 Ft)
     -83.73 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,965.79 $
(563,873.83 Ft)
373.95 $
(107,264.96 Ft)
     -80.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,510.99 $
(1,867,635.13 Ft)
953.83 $
(273,600.52 Ft)
     -85.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,293.80 $
(944,804.15 Ft)
640.38 $
(183,687.50 Ft)
     -80.56 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,352.00 $
(387,811.62 Ft)
280.29 $
(80,400.43 Ft)
     -79.27 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 567.82 $
(162,874.97 Ft)
158.29 $
(45,404.61 Ft)
     -72.12 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,515.71 $
(1,295,301.62 Ft)
799.78 $
(229,412.41 Ft)
     -82.29 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.19 5.26      +25.60 %
Last update: November 2018November 2018
Contributors:529739
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: USD