Bosnia and Herzegovina vs Hungary - Cost of Living Comparison

Bosnia and Herzegovina Hungary
🚶 Cost of living one person
$546
$712
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1326
$1774
🏠 One person rent
$241
$341
🏘️ Family rent
$409
$605
🍽️ Food expenses
$209
$234
🚐 Transport expenses
$31.1
$58.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$565
$801
💸 GDP per capita
$6080
$15980
😃 Human freedom index
7.54
7.73
❤️ Life expectancy
77.5
75.6
👮 Corruption perceptions index
35
43
🌐 English speaking %
16%
20%
🎓 Higher education
43
81
😀 Quality of life
50
64
🏙️ Population
3.51M
9.77M

The average cost of living in Bosnia and Herzegovina ($546) is 23% less expensive than in Hungary ($712). Bosnia and Herzegovina ranked 160th 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 1 months in Bosnia and Herzegovina compared to 1.1 months in Hungary. Ranked 86th and 47th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Bosnia and Herzegovina vs Hungary

We calculate prices for Bosnia and Herzegovina and Hungary as a population-weighted mean of 10 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.

Bosnia and Herzegovina Hungary
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.75
$5.99
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$19.6
$30.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.85
$4.68
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.44
$1.46
 Cappuccino
$1.2
$1.59
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.31
$0.98
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$181
$313
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$125
$241
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$331
$607
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$239
$446
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$85
$74.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$131
$114
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.8
$11.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.81%
6.14%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1375
$2294
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$990
$1603
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.97
$0.86
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$22.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.3
$9.81
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.32
$1.2
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.77
$0.76
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.69
$0.74
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$1.01
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.77
$1.77
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.33
$7.62
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.7
$4.29
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.73
$9.19
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
$1.16
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$1.22
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.39
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$2.34
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.64
$0.81
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.81
$0.78
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.4
$0.21
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.28
$1.08
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.31
$3.92
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.74
$0.76
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.07
$4.61
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.57
$7.08
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.6
$2.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.97
$1.11
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.5
$1.32
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$21.4
$30.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.59
$4.88
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.5
$39
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.1
$5.88
👖 Brand Jeans
$61.6
$58.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$73.3
$64.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$142
$247
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3075
$6051

Cities Comparison in Bosnia and Herzegovina vs Hungary

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Bosnia and Herzegovina

City Cost of living Population
Sarajevo
$626
276K
Banja Luka
$603
199K
Mostar
$590
106K
Bijeljina
$480
115K
Tuzla
$565
111K
Zenica
$474
111K
Prijedor
$467
89.4K
Sanski Most
$459
47.4K
Doboj
$437
68.5K
Bihac
$409
43K

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