Bhutan vs Hungary - Cost of Living Comparison

Bhutan Hungary
🚶 Cost of living one person
$498
$712
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1095
$1774
🏠 One person rent
$217
$341
🏘️ Family rent
$324
$605
🍽️ Food expenses
$199
$234
🚐 Transport expenses
$18.7
$58.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$407
$801
💸 GDP per capita
$3001
$15980
😃 Human freedom index
6.86
7.73
❤️ Life expectancy
72.1
75.6
👮 Corruption perceptions index
68
43
🌐 English speaking %
75%
20%
🎓 Higher education
1
81
😀 Quality of life
35
64
🏙️ Population
808K
9.77M

The average cost of living in Bhutan ($498) is 30% less expensive than in Hungary ($712). Bhutan ranked 181st 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 0.8 months in Bhutan compared to 1.1 months in Hungary. Ranked 140th and 47th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Bhutan vs Hungary

We calculate prices for Bhutan and Hungary as a population-weighted mean of 2 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.

Bhutan Hungary
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.41
$5.99
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$19.3
$30.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.61
$4.68
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.01
$1.46
 Cappuccino
$1.58
$1.59
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$0.98
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$231
$313
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$141
$241
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$316
$607
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$231
$446
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$33.9
$74.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$52.2
$114
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$24
$11.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.89%
6.14%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2047
$2294
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$126
$1603
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.25
$0.86
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$22.4
$22.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.34
$9.81
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.96
$1.2
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.91
$0.76
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.71
$0.74
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.71
$1.01
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.77
$1.77
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.57
$7.62
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$4.29
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.77
$9.19
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.76
$1.16
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$1.22
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.84
$1.39
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$2.34
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$0.81
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$0.78
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.23
$0.21
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.07
$1.08
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.12
$3.92
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.95
$0.76
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7
$4.61
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.73
$7.08
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.6
$2.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.29
$1.11
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.67
$1.32
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$50.2
$30.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.43
$4.88
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$38
$39
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.53
$5.88
👖 Brand Jeans
$29.3
$58.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$51.8
$64.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$45
$247
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$812
$6051

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Cities Comparison in Bhutan vs Hungary

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Bhutan

City Cost of living Population
Thimphu
$499
104K
Paro
$492
11.4K

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