Australia vs Hungary - Cost of Living Comparison

Australia Hungary
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1947
$712
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4459
$1774
🏠 One person rent
$1094
$341
🏘️ Family rent
$1701
$605
🍽️ Food expenses
$495
$234
🚐 Transport expenses
$226
$58.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4211
$801
💸 GDP per capita
$51680
$15980
😃 Human freedom index
8.84
7.73
❤️ Life expectancy
83.2
75.6
👮 Corruption perceptions index
73
43
🌐 English speaking %
92.8%
20%
🎓 Higher education
98
81
😀 Quality of life
92
64
🏙️ Population
24.5M
9.77M

The average cost of living in Australia ($1947) is 173% more expensive than in Hungary ($712). Australia ranked 10th vs 119th for Hungary in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Australia compared to 1.1 months in Hungary. Ranked 2nd and 47th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Australia vs Hungary

We calculate prices for Australia and Hungary as a population-weighted mean of 64 and 33 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Australia Hungary
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.6
$5.99
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$56.4
$30.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.06
$4.68
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.18
$1.46
 Cappuccino
$3.36
$1.59
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.46
$0.98
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1161
$313
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$900
$241
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1991
$607
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1389
$446
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$91.4
$74.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$141
$114
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$50.6
$11.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.17%
6.14%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7083
$2294
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4653
$1603
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.2
$0.86
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$103
$22.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.5
$9.81
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.38
$1.2
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.17
$0.76
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.96
$0.74
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.86
$1.01
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.73
$1.77
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.34
$7.62
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.42
$4.29
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.9
$9.19
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.06
$1.16
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.5
$1.22
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$1.39
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.61
$2.34
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.25
$0.81
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.86
$0.78
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
$0.21
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.28
$1.08
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.5
$3.92
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.02
$0.76
🚬 Cigarette pack
$26.2
$4.61
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.75
$7.08
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.41
$2.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.33
$1.11
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.49
$1.32
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$46.3
$30.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13.4
$4.88
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$52.1
$39
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$5.88
👖 Brand Jeans
$72
$58.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$101
$64.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1480
$247
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13190
$6051

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Cities Comparison in Australia vs Hungary

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Australia

City Cost of living Population
Sydney
$2294
4.84M
Melbourne
$1968
4.53M
Brisbane
$2056
2.36M
Perth
$1873
2.14M
Adelaide
$1654
1.3M
Gold Coast
$1776
638K
Canberra
$1792
381K
Sunshine Coast
$1808
353K
Newcastle
$1798
153K
Hobart
$1648
222K
Darwin
$1610
137K
Geelong
$1708
191K
Wollongong
$1554
262K
Townsville
$1224
179K
Launceston
$1477
106K
Toowoomba
$1462
136K
Cairns
$1400
147K
Ipswich
$1612
163K
Bendigo
$1610
95.6K
Blacktown
$1581
51K
Ballarat
$1740
98.5K
Rockhampton
$1390
78.6K
Orange
$1661
41.2K
Melton
$1633
72.2K
Bunbury
$1466
71.1K
Wagga Wagga
$1386
67.4K
Gladstone
$1603
45.1K
Tarneit
$1570
56.4K
Hervey Bay
$1658
54.7K
Pakenham
$1631
54.1K

In Hungary

City Cost of living Population
Budapest
$860
1.72M
Debrecen
$655
201K
Szeged
$615
159K
Gyor
$619
133K
Miskolc
$589
151K
Pecs
$534
140K
Kecskemet
$605
110K
Nyiregyhaza
$562
117K
Szekesfehervar
$675
95.5K
Szombathely
$582
78.3K
Erd
$650
70.1K
Tatabanya
$639
65.1K
Sopron
$597
62.9K
Veszprem
$624
58.2K
Szolnok
$515
69.7K
Budafok-Teteny
$599
55.1K
Dunakeszi
$760
44K
Zalaegerszeg
$561
55.5K
Kaposvar
$572
59.8K
Eger
$550
51.2K
Nagykanizsa
$544
46.9K
Bekescsaba
$535
58K
Hodmezovasarhely
$593
43.3K
Szigetszentmiklos
$601
40.5K
Dunaujvaros
$588
44.2K
Godollo
$592
31.8K
Cegled
$636
35.3K
Mosonmagyarovar
$598
34.4K
Vac
$652
32.9K
Salgotarjan
$614
32.3K