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Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Budapest 

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Consumer Prices in Budapest are 55.48% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Budapest are 68.83% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Budapest are 83.14% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Budapest are 63.14% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Budapest are 64.98% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Budapest is 43.02% lower than in New York, NY
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(5,697.20 Ft)
6.32 $
(1,800.00 Ft)
     -68.41 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 85.00 $
(24,213.10 Ft)
35.10 $
(10,000.00 Ft)
     -58.70 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $
(2,563.74 Ft)
5.27 $
(1,500.00 Ft)
     -41.49 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $
(1,994.02 Ft)
1.74 $
(495.05 Ft)
     -75.17 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(2,278.88 Ft)
1.76 $
(500.00 Ft)
     -78.06 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.44 $
(1,264.21 Ft)
1.58 $
(449.90 Ft)
     -64.41 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.06 $
(588.16 Ft)
1.08 $
(306.38 Ft)
     -47.91 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.63 $
(464.62 Ft)
0.78 $
(221.65 Ft)
     -52.29 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.45 $
(1,267.89 Ft)
3.17 $
(904.38 Ft)
     -28.67 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.46 $
(986.04 Ft)
0.73 $
(206.78 Ft)
     -79.03 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.02 $
(859.97 Ft)
0.53 $
(150.97 Ft)
     -82.44 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.55 $
(1,012.11 Ft)
1.83 $
(522.18 Ft)
     -48.41 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.19 $
(2,046.73 Ft)
2.87 $
(816.47 Ft)
     -60.11 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.92 $
(1,687.19 Ft)
2.33 $
(664.46 Ft)
     -60.62 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.69 $
(1,904.82 Ft)
4.25 $
(1,210.50 Ft)
     -36.45 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.82 $
(802.22 Ft)
0.52 $
(147.59 Ft)
     -81.60 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.11 $
(316.07 Ft)
0.67 $
(191.49 Ft)
     -39.42 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.71 $
(771.11 Ft)
0.60 $
(170.99 Ft)
     -77.83 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.67 $
(761.02 Ft)
0.87 $
(246.95 Ft)
     -67.55 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.60 $
(456.92 Ft)
0.39 $
(110.58 Ft)
     -75.80 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.48 $
(420.25 Ft)
0.39 $
(112.10 Ft)
     -73.32 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.34 $
(665.23 Ft)
0.95 $
(271.88 Ft)
     -59.13 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.38 $
(677.97 Ft)
0.41 $
(117.32 Ft)
     -82.70 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(4,272.90 Ft)
5.27 $
(1,500.00 Ft)
     -64.90 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.19 $
(624.50 Ft)
0.85 $
(243.02 Ft)
     -61.09 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.83 $
(807.10 Ft)
1.25 $
(355.12 Ft)
     -56.00 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 $
(3,988.04 Ft)
4.39 $
(1,250.00 Ft)
     -68.66 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(783.37 Ft)
1.23 $
(350.00 Ft)
     -55.32 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 121.00 $
(34,468.06 Ft)
33.35 $
(9,500.00 Ft)
     -72.44 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(712.15 Ft)
2.46 $
(700.00 Ft)
     -1.71 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.88 $
(818.97 Ft)
1.69 $
(482.80 Ft)
     -41.05 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(8,545.80 Ft)
15.80 $
(4,500.00 Ft)
     -47.34 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.04 $
(867.06 Ft)
5.12 $
(1,457.67 Ft)
     +68.12 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $
(6,266,920.44 Ft)
19,439.13 $
(5,537,430.00 Ft)
     -11.64 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,907.55 $
(5,955,725.11 Ft)
19,913.14 $
(5,672,456.27 Ft)
     -4.76 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 148.17 $
(42,206.75 Ft)
165.68 $
(47,196.47 Ft)
     +11.82 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 $
(17.80 Ft)
0.09 $
(26.00 Ft)
     +46.02 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.34 $
(18,042.35 Ft)
14.23 $
(4,053.36 Ft)
     -77.53 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 86.03 $
(24,507.10 Ft)
41.69 $
(11,876.19 Ft)
     -51.54 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 34.29 $
(9,768.32 Ft)
13.16 $
(3,750.00 Ft)
     -61.61 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $
(4,557.76 Ft)
6.32 $
(1,800.00 Ft)
     -60.51 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,332.23 $
(664,360.03 Ft)
312.61 $
(89,050.00 Ft)
     -86.60 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 38,450.00 $
(10,952,867.77 Ft)
6,773.41 $
(1,929,473.68 Ft)
     -82.38 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 54.82 $
(15,616.20 Ft)
68.90 $
(19,625.77 Ft)
     +25.68 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.47 $
(11,243.42 Ft)
30.87 $
(8,794.88 Ft)
     -21.78 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 87.16 $
(24,828.86 Ft)
81.91 $
(23,331.49 Ft)
     -6.03 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 131.46 $
(37,448.54 Ft)
92.60 $
(26,377.55 Ft)
     -29.56 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,125.00 $
(890,187.80 Ft)
532.40 $
(151,658.25 Ft)
     -82.96 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,024.63 $
(576,734.87 Ft)
394.84 $
(112,474.33 Ft)
     -80.50 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,570.07 $
(1,871,549.52 Ft)
975.76 $
(277,955.99 Ft)
     -85.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,510.07 $
(999,878.66 Ft)
664.45 $
(189,274.79 Ft)
     -81.07 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,291.42 $
(367,875.03 Ft)
289.53 $
(82,474.25 Ft)
     -77.58 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 574.65 $
(163,693.45 Ft)
177.65 $
(50,604.09 Ft)
     -69.09 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,740.52 $
(1,350,385.31 Ft)
842.05 $
(239,867.24 Ft)
     -82.24 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.35 5.20      +19.35 %
Last update: April 2019April 2019
Contributors:529712
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: USD