Australia vs Hungary - Cost of Living Comparison

AustraliaHungary
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1944
$817
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4489
$2002
🏠 One person rent
$1109
$398
🏘️ Family rent
$1776
$678
🍽️ Food Expenses
$491
$260
🚐 Transport Expenses
$213
$67.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3736
$890
💸 GDP per capita
$51812
$15899
😃 Human freedom index
8.7
8.14
❤️ Life expectancy
82.9
76
👮 Corruption perceptions index
77
44
🏙️ Population
24.5M
9.77M

The average cost of living in Australia ($1944) is 138% more expensive than in Hungary ($817). Australia ranked 11th vs 97th 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 1.9 months in Australia compared to 1.1 months in Hungary. Ranked 9th and 37th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Australia vs Hungary

AustraliaHungary
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.5
$6.04
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$56.6
$29.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.12
$5.59
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.21
$1.68
☕ Cappuccino
$3.3
$1.74
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.41
$1.17
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1186
$366
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$896
$269
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2119
$659
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1427
$482
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$104
$94.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$159
$146
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$50.9
$15.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.32%
4.9%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6684
$2457
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4707
$1687
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.08
$1.15
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$97.2
$27.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.6
$11.1
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.04
$1.35
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.15
$0.88
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.94
$0.7
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.89
$1.01
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.69
$2.01
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.15
$7.41
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.42
$5.21
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$9.13
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.37
$1.48
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.56
$1.56
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$1.76
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.66
$2.04
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.43
$0.98
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.91
$1.02
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.12
$0.26
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.41
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.5
$5.28
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.95
$0.91
🚬 Cigarette pack
$24.9
$5.06
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.46
$8.69
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.2
$2.65
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.53
$1.32
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.77
$1.68
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$47.3
$33.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13.5
$5.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$52.8
$40.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.4
$7.43
👖 Brand Jeans
$74.4
$70.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$102
$79.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1498
$286
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12538
$6808

Cities Comparison in Australia vs Hungary

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Australia

CityCost of livingPopulation
Sydney
$2352
4.84M
Melbourne
$1953
4.53M
Brisbane
$1968
2.36M
Perth
$1789
2.04M
Adelaide
$1624
1.3M
Gold Coast
$1848
638K
Canberra
$1929
381K
Sunshine Coast
$1743
297K
Wollongong
$1626
262K
Hobart
$1786
222K
Newcastle
$1701
153K
Geelong
$1679
191K
Darwin
$1735
137K
Rockhampton
$1261
78.6K
Townsville
$1281
179K
Toowoomba
$1312
136K
Cairns
$1570
147K
Ipswich
$1818
163K
Ballarat
$1704
98.5K
Launceston
$1358
106K
Bendigo
$1479
95.6K
Wagga Wagga
$1551
67.4K
Melton
$1633
72.2K
Bunbury
$1390
71.1K
Hervey Bay
$1702
54.7K
Kellyville
$2044
28K
Berwick
$1634
47.7K
South Yarra
$2332
25.1K
Kalgoorlie
$1606
30.8K
Pakenham
$1628
46.4K

In Hungary

CityCost of livingPopulation
Budapest
$1004
1.75M
Debrecen
$748
201K
Szeged
$694
161K
Gyor
$723
132K
Pecs
$687
143K
Miskolc
$610
155K
Kecskemet
$678
111K
Szekesfehervar
$770
96.9K
Nyiregyhaza
$642
117K
Erd
$673
66.9K
Szombathely
$634
78.4K
Veszprem
$545
59.7K
Sopron
$799
62.5K
Szolnok
$561
71.3K
Tatabanya
$593
65.8K
Budafok-Teteny
$674
55.1K
Dunakeszi
$801
43.5K
Zalaegerszeg
$594
57.4K
Bekescsaba
$538
59K
Eger
$685
52.9K
Dunaujvaros
$675
44.2K
Kaposvar
$607
61.4K
Hodmezovasarhely
$625
43.3K
Godollo
$761
32.1K
Nagykanizsa
$707
46.9K
Cegled
$557
35.5K
Szigetszentmiklos
$675
38.6K
Mosonmagyarovar
$673
33.3K
Salgotarjan
$697
33.6K
Baja
$665
34.8K