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Cost of Living in Hungary

Cost of living in Hungary is 39.89% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Hungary is 64.44% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,500.00 Ft 1,200.00-2,100.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 8,000.00 Ft 5,500.00-10,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 1,500.00 Ft 1,200.00-1,800.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 400.00 Ft 280.00-500.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 450.00 Ft 300.00-600.00
Cappuccino (regular) 392.86 Ft 250.00-500.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 285.72 Ft 200.00-400.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 203.62 Ft 100.00-300.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 830.75 Ft 639.73-1,059.92
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 172.93 Ft 113.40-272.16
Rice (white), (1 lb) 131.20 Ft 102.51-181.44
Eggs (regular) (12) 505.03 Ft 394.80-660.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 761.51 Ft 589.22-1,133.98
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 603.88 Ft 467.20-725.75
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,075.13 Ft 816.47-1,587.58
Apples (1 lb) 145.75 Ft 90.72-181.44
Banana (1 lb) 185.44 Ft 136.08-226.34
Oranges (1 lb) 165.68 Ft 126.10-222.26
Tomato (1 lb) 229.36 Ft 136.08-317.52
Potato (1 lb) 82.41 Ft 54.43-136.08
Onion (1 lb) 81.58 Ft 45.36-136.08
Lettuce (1 head) 227.81 Ft 135.00-350.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 101.02 Ft 70.00-150.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,200.00 Ft 900.00-1,700.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 225.77 Ft 200.00-300.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 310.00 Ft 220.00-450.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,200.00 Ft 1,100.00-1,280.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 350.00 Ft 300.00-350.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,500.00 Ft 6,800.00-9,500.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 700.00 Ft 450.00-700.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 482.80 Ft 450.62-482.80
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4,500.00 Ft 4,200.00-4,500.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1,477.42 Ft 1,324.89-1,552.02
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,537,430.00 Ft 5,000,000.00-6,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,530,024.61 Ft 5,000,000.00-6,500,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 48,518.71 Ft 30,000.00-70,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 28.53 Ft 19.00-40.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,124.31 Ft 3,000.00-6,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 10,376.41 Ft 7,000.00-15,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,469.57 Ft 2,000.00-5,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,700.00 Ft 1,490.00-2,000.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 88,116.74 Ft 50,000.00-117,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,405,882.35 Ft 1,000,000.00-3,900,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 18,468.52 Ft 10,000.00-26,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 8,864.89 Ft 5,000.00-15,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 22,152.69 Ft 15,000.00-30,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 25,839.23 Ft 20,000.00-35,515.53
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 122,975.87 Ft 75,000.00-170,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 90,616.67 Ft 55,000.00-120,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 218,561.58 Ft 130,000.00-330,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 150,671.05 Ft 100,000.00-210,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 56,738.02 Ft 23,225.57-92,902.27
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 33,286.56 Ft 16,257.90-55,741.36
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 197,083.77 Ft
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.54 3.85-8.00

Prices in Hungary

These data are based on 13114 entries in the past 18 months from 1163 different contributors.
Last update: October 2018
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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By City in Hungary

Rank
City
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
Budapest 45.12 16.78 31.60 35.25 35.63 58.31
Szeged 39.35 10.61 25.64 31.62 30.43 46.38
Debrecen 38.80 9.88 25.00 30.22 31.75 54.92
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