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Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Budapest 

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Consumer Prices in Budapest are 54.14% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Budapest are 67.89% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Budapest are 82.91% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Budapest are 61.80% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Budapest are 64.06% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Budapest is 43.47% lower than in New York, NY
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(5,586.40 Ft)
6.44 $
(1,800.00 Ft)
     -67.78 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(22,345.60 Ft)
35.80 $
(10,000.00 Ft)
     -55.25 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $
(2,513.88 Ft)
5.37 $
(1,500.00 Ft)
     -40.33 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $
(1,955.24 Ft)
1.79 $
(500.00 Ft)
     -74.43 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(2,234.56 Ft)
1.79 $
(500.00 Ft)
     -77.62 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.47 $
(1,248.57 Ft)
1.57 $
(437.32 Ft)
     -64.97 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.16 $
(603.01 Ft)
1.07 $
(299.81 Ft)
     -50.28 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.77 $
(495.04 Ft)
0.77 $
(216.25 Ft)
     -56.32 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.45 $
(1,243.23 Ft)
3.18 $
(886.88 Ft)
     -28.66 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.59 $
(1,001.66 Ft)
0.75 $
(208.36 Ft)
     -79.20 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.92 $
(815.31 Ft)
0.56 $
(157.67 Ft)
     -80.66 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.36 $
(938.52 Ft)
1.96 $
(547.58 Ft)
     -41.65 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.91 $
(1,929.18 Ft)
3.00 $
(839.19 Ft)
     -56.50 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.07 $
(1,694.54 Ft)
2.33 $
(652.07 Ft)
     -61.52 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.00 $
(1,955.78 Ft)
4.46 $
(1,245.49 Ft)
     -36.32 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.97 $
(829.14 Ft)
0.55 $
(153.97 Ft)
     -81.43 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.96 $
(268.95 Ft)
0.70 $
(195.88 Ft)
     -27.17 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.61 $
(727.90 Ft)
0.63 $
(176.12 Ft)
     -75.81 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.66 $
(743.64 Ft)
0.90 $
(251.69 Ft)
     -66.15 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.66 $
(463.01 Ft)
0.36 $
(101.11 Ft)
     -78.16 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.39 $
(389.25 Ft)
0.35 $
(99.03 Ft)
     -74.56 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.31 $
(645.36 Ft)
0.89 $
(249.30 Ft)
     -61.37 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.47 $
(690.23 Ft)
0.41 $
(113.38 Ft)
     -83.57 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(4,189.80 Ft)
5.37 $
(1,500.00 Ft)
     -64.20 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.18 $
(608.52 Ft)
0.86 $
(239.86 Ft)
     -60.58 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.66 $
(741.94 Ft)
1.21 $
(338.45 Ft)
     -54.38 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 $
(3,910.48 Ft)
4.40 $
(1,230.00 Ft)
     -68.55 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(768.13 Ft)
1.25 $
(350.00 Ft)
     -54.43 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 121.00 $
(33,797.72 Ft)
34.01 $
(9,500.00 Ft)
     -71.89 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(698.30 Ft)
2.51 $
(700.00 Ft)
     +0.24 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(837.96 Ft)
1.73 $
(482.80 Ft)
     -42.38 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(8,379.60 Ft)
16.11 $
(4,500.00 Ft)
     -46.30 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.04 $
(848.05 Ft)
5.40 $
(1,509.65 Ft)
     +78.01 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $
(6,145,040.00 Ft)
20,406.70 $
(5,700,000.00 Ft)
     -7.24 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,522.55 $
(5,732,358.67 Ft)
19,901.15 $
(5,558,788.14 Ft)
     -3.03 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 143.15 $
(39,983.72 Ft)
177.77 $
(49,653.36 Ft)
     +24.18 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 $
(25.39 Ft)
0.10 $
(28.35 Ft)
     +11.65 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 61.68 $
(17,227.14 Ft)
14.85 $
(4,147.38 Ft)
     -75.93 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 86.54 $
(24,172.34 Ft)
42.07 $
(11,750.35 Ft)
     -51.39 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 40.12 $
(11,207.72 Ft)
13.38 $
(3,737.10 Ft)
     -66.66 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $
(4,469.12 Ft)
6.44 $
(1,800.00 Ft)
     -59.72 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,341.41 $
(654,003.39 Ft)
320.39 $
(89,492.43 Ft)
     -86.32 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 37,238.10 $
(10,401,344.76 Ft)
6,974.92 $
(1,948,235.29 Ft)
     -81.27 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.71 $
(14,722.82 Ft)
67.42 $
(18,832.24 Ft)
     +27.91 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.93 $
(11,152.70 Ft)
32.25 $
(9,007.41 Ft)
     -19.24 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 86.98 $
(24,296.06 Ft)
84.59 $
(23,628.00 Ft)
     -2.75 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 129.48 $
(36,167.28 Ft)
96.61 $
(26,983.94 Ft)
     -25.39 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,139.74 $
(876,992.86 Ft)
535.37 $
(149,539.01 Ft)
     -82.95 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,994.74 $
(557,170.86 Ft)
388.47 $
(108,506.48 Ft)
     -80.53 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,475.81 $
(1,808,823.48 Ft)
977.70 $
(273,091.41 Ft)
     -84.90 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,377.60 $
(943,431.23 Ft)
660.44 $
(184,473.61 Ft)
     -80.45 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,387.08 $
(387,437.85 Ft)
290.07 $
(81,023.09 Ft)
     -79.09 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 562.70 $
(157,173.48 Ft)
169.68 $
(47,395.31 Ft)
     -69.85 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,570.38 $
(1,276,599.74 Ft)
829.55 $
(231,710.76 Ft)
     -81.85 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.20 5.37      +27.94 %
Last update: January 2019January 2019
Contributors:547737
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: USD