Cost of Living Comparison Between Hungary and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 68.7% higher than in Hungary (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 110.9% higher than in Hungary
Rent Prices in United States are 286.6% higher than in Hungary
Restaurant Prices in United States are 86.5% higher than in Hungary
Groceries Prices in United States are 87.7% higher than in Hungary
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 129.9% higher than in Hungary
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Restaurants
Hungary Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3,500.00 Ft
(9.74 $)
7,190.30 Ft
(20.00 $)
     +105.4 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 18,000.00 Ft
(50.07 $)
26,963.62 Ft
(75.00 $)
     +49.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 2,500.00 Ft
(6.95 $)
3,774.91 Ft
(10.50 $)
     +51.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 700.00 Ft
(1.95 $)
2,157.09 Ft
(6.00 $)
     +208.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 800.00 Ft
(2.23 $)
2,516.60 Ft
(7.00 $)
     +214.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 689.86 Ft
(1.92 $)
1,825.91 Ft
(5.08 $)
     +164.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 468.33 Ft
(1.30 $)
886.87 Ft
(2.47 $)
     +89.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 370.34 Ft
(1.03 $)
732.71 Ft
(2.04 $)
     +97.8 %
Markets
Hungary Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 1,453.30 Ft
(4.04 $)
1,442.54 Ft
(4.01 $)
     -0.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 482.82 Ft
(1.34 $)
1,161.00 Ft
(3.23 $)
     +140.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 303.25 Ft
(0.84 $)
739.48 Ft
(2.06 $)
     +143.9 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 947.95 Ft
(2.64 $)
1,341.33 Ft
(3.73 $)
     +41.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,623.52 Ft
(4.52 $)
2,095.23 Ft
(5.83 $)
     +29.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 873.99 Ft
(2.43 $)
1,979.79 Ft
(5.51 $)
     +126.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,906.64 Ft
(5.30 $)
2,601.36 Ft
(7.24 $)
     +36.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 247.68 Ft
(0.69 $)
866.68 Ft
(2.41 $)
     +249.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 286.03 Ft
(0.80 $)
273.72 Ft
(0.76 $)
     -4.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 296.47 Ft
(0.82 $)
732.56 Ft
(2.04 $)
     +147.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 485.11 Ft
(1.35 $)
800.13 Ft
(2.23 $)
     +64.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 185.36 Ft
(0.52 $)
491.79 Ft
(1.37 $)
     +165.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 204.98 Ft
(0.57 $)
494.36 Ft
(1.38 $)
     +141.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 455.78 Ft
(1.27 $)
774.40 Ft
(2.15 $)
     +69.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 171.65 Ft
(0.48 $)
780.88 Ft
(2.17 $)
     +354.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,600.00 Ft
(4.45 $)
5,392.72 Ft
(15.00 $)
     +237.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 358.74 Ft
(1.00 $)
627.59 Ft
(1.75 $)
     +74.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 482.72 Ft
(1.34 $)
1,269.23 Ft
(3.53 $)
     +162.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2,040.00 Ft
(5.67 $)
3,595.15 Ft
(10.00 $)
     +76.2 %
Transportation
Hungary Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 450.00 Ft
(1.25 $)
898.79 Ft
(2.50 $)
     +99.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,500.00 Ft
(26.42 $)
25,885.07 Ft
(72.00 $)
     +172.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1,100.00 Ft
(3.06 $)
1,348.18 Ft
(3.75 $)
     +22.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 708.11 Ft
(1.97 $)
1,006.64 Ft
(2.80 $)
     +42.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 6,600.00 Ft
(18.36 $)
10,785.45 Ft
(30.00 $)
     +63.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2,320.17 Ft
(6.45 $)
1,314.07 Ft
(3.66 $)
     -43.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 9,945,000.00 Ft
(27,662.28 $)
11,863,991.27 Ft
(33,000.00 $)
     +19.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 9,580,165.25 Ft
(26,647.48 $)
9,357,825.75 Ft
(26,029.04 $)
     -2.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Hungary Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 52,891.43 Ft
(147.12 $)
73,945.27 Ft
(205.68 $)
     +39.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 9,351.07 Ft
(26.01 $)
18,343.32 Ft
(51.02 $)
     +96.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 5,811.20 Ft
(16.16 $)
25,463.69 Ft
(70.83 $)
     +338.2 %
Sports And Leisure
Hungary Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 14,793.56 Ft
(41.15 $)
17,191.27 Ft
(47.82 $)
     +16.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 4,757.55 Ft
(13.23 $)
8,130.81 Ft
(22.62 $)
     +70.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 2,500.00 Ft
(6.95 $)
5,033.21 Ft
(14.00 $)
     +101.3 %
Childcare
Hungary Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 122,606.06 Ft
(341.03 $)
495,880.29 Ft
(1,379.30 $)
     +304.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 3,065,694.44 Ft
(8,527.31 $)
8,364,948.42 Ft
(23,267.32 $)
     +172.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Hungary Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 25,473.33 Ft
(70.85 $)
18,811.61 Ft
(52.32 $)
     -26.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 10,930.38 Ft
(30.40 $)
15,670.63 Ft
(43.59 $)
     +43.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 29,185.55 Ft
(81.18 $)
31,781.66 Ft
(88.40 $)
     +8.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 31,656.68 Ft
(88.05 $)
41,110.31 Ft
(114.35 $)
     +29.9 %
Rent Per Month
Hungary Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 164,351.07 Ft
(457.15 $)
638,467.70 Ft
(1,775.91 $)
     +288.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 131,992.95 Ft
(367.14 $)
522,430.58 Ft
(1,453.15 $)
     +295.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 284,103.41 Ft
(790.24 $)
1,067,287.34 Ft
(2,968.69 $)
     +275.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 219,569.74 Ft
(610.74 $)
864,780.91 Ft
(2,405.41 $)
     +293.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
Hungary Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 98,771.97 Ft
(274.74 $)
115,809.40 Ft
(322.13 $)
     +17.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 73,014.95 Ft
(203.09 $)
92,339.69 Ft
(256.85 $)
     +26.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Hungary Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 336,375.60 Ft
(935.64 $)
1,631,282.77 Ft
(4,537.46 $)
     +385.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.03 6.56      -27.4 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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