Budapest vs Perth - Cost of Living Comparison

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Budapest Perth
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1134
$2336
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2838
$5230
🏠 One person rent
$545
$1378
🏘️ Family rent
$973
$2157
🍽️ Food expenses
$357
$563
🚐 Transport expenses
$119
$248
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1146
$3522
😷 Air quality
Good
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
18 km
10 km
🎓 Higher education
92
93
😀 Quality of life
79
95
🏙️ Population
1.71M
2.14M

The cost of living in Budapest is 51% less expensive than in Perth. Cities ranked 4602nd and 984th ($1134 vs $2336) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 5th in Hungary and Australia, respectively. Check Hungary vs Australia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Budapest compared to 1.5 months in Perth. Budapest ranked 1st best city to live in Hungary vs Perth ranked 3rd in Australia, while ranked 463rd and 15th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Budapest vs Perth

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Budapest Perth
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.3
$14.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$46
$80.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.97
$10.2
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.57
$7.58
 Cappuccino
$2.35
$3.76
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.52
$2.71
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$537
$1503
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$416
$1105
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1038
$2352
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$764
$1768
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$89.1
$132
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$138
$211
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16
$61.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.12%
6.6%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3850
$8011
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2628
$6350
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.22
$2.96
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26.7
$110
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.8
$19.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.74
$1.24
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.15
$1.61
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.44
$2.07
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.83
$1.99
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.81
$4.46
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.7
$12.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.53
$9.63
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.4
$14.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$3.69
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.83
$2.8
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2
$3.28
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.12
$4.09
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$2.38
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$2.08
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.33
$1.29
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.7
$2.53
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.7
$12.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.08
$5.13
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.99
$26.3
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.3
$4.87
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.65
$4.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.23
$2.57
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.96
$2.38
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$46.4
$44.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.96
$16
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$58.6
$50.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$10.4
$14.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.7
$88.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.2
$132
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$417
$1646
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10175
$13118

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Cities near Budapest

Distance City Cost of living
8.2 km or 5.1 mi Budafok-Teteny
$925
16 km or 9.8 mi Erd
$834
16 km or 10 mi Dunakeszi
$985
17 km or 11 mi Szigetszentmiklos
$870
27 km or 17 mi Godollo
$869
32 km or 20 mi Vac
$882
49 km or 31 mi Tatabanya
$895
58 km or 36 mi Szekesfehervar
$784
58 km or 36 mi Dunaujvaros
$743
67 km or 42 mi Cegled
$817
74 km or 46 mi Komarno
$1043
82 km or 51 mi Kecskemet
$717
84 km or 52 mi Nove Zamky
$1011
86 km or 53 mi Salgotarjan
$811
86 km or 53 mi Levice
$894
93 km or 58 mi Szolnok
$683
96 km or 59 mi Veszprem
$864
104 km or 65 mi Lucenec
$1225
107 km or 67 mi Gyor
$841
109 km or 68 mi Eger
$773
115 km or 72 mi Nitra
$1120
121 km or 75 mi Zvolen
$1464
123 km or 76 mi Ozd
$773
130 km or 81 mi Szekszard
$762
138 km or 86 mi Banska Bystrica
$1040
139 km or 86 mi Mosonmagyarovar
$813
145 km or 90 mi Prievidza
$883
146 km or 91 mi Trnava
$1064
146 km or 91 mi Miskolc
$705
146 km or 91 mi Baja
$726
150 km or 93 mi Piestany
$899
153 km or 95 mi Hodmezovasarhely
$766
158 km or 98 mi Kaposvar
$783
160 km or 99 mi Petrzalka
$1188
161 km or 100 mi Bratislava
$1255
163 km or 101 mi Subotica
$736
163 km or 101 mi Szeged
$770
170 km or 106 mi Pecs
$857
172 km or 107 mi Trencin
$1147
174 km or 108 mi Martin
$1033

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Distance City Cost of living
156 km or 97 mi Bunbury
$1609
195 km or 121 mi Busselton
$2062
372 km or 231 mi Geraldton
$1612
390 km or 242 mi Albany
$1760
549 km or 341 mi Kalgoorlie
$1607
1989 km or 1236 mi Whyalla
$1895
1991 km or 1237 mi Alice Springs
$1447
2130 km or 1323 mi Adelaide
$2174
2357 km or 1465 mi Mount Gambier
$1624
2456 km or 1526 mi Mildura
$1469
2513 km or 1562 mi Warrnambool
$1649
2550 km or 1584 mi Kupang
$504
2590 km or 1609 mi Denpasar
$554
2599 km or 1615 mi Mataram
$360
2608 km or 1620 mi Ubud
$872
2609 km or 1621 mi Bali
$869
2621 km or 1629 mi Ballarat
$1331
2628 km or 1633 mi Bima
$559
2652 km or 1648 mi Bendigo
$1321
2655 km or 1650 mi Darwin
$1569
2672 km or 1660 mi Geelong
$1683
2680 km or 1665 mi Blitar
$434
2687 km or 1669 mi Malang
$396
2687 km or 1670 mi Melton
$1711
2696 km or 1675 mi Tarneit
$1665
2698 km or 1676 mi Sunbury
$1756
2699 km or 1677 mi Hoppers Crossing
$1681
2700 km or 1678 mi Batu
$411
2705 km or 1681 mi Probolinggo
$473
2713 km or 1686 mi Kediri
$448
2721 km or 1690 mi Pasuruan
$458
2722 km or 1691 mi Melbourne
$2419
2724 km or 1693 mi South Yarra
$1715
2730 km or 1696 mi Maliana
$508
2740 km or 1703 mi Frankston
$1728
2741 km or 1703 mi Ainaro
$507
2742 km or 1703 mi Madiun
$453
2745 km or 1706 mi Yogyakarta
$426
2745 km or 1706 mi Mojokerto
$463
2745 km or 1706 mi Dandenong
$1694