Budapest vs Perth - Cost of Living Comparison

Budapest Perth
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$1873
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2158
$4164
🏠 One person rent
$410
$1027
🏘️ Family rent
$711
$1517
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$494
🚐 Transport expenses
$98.6
$223
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$911
$4321
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
18 km
10 km
🎓 Higher education
93
92
😀 Quality of life
78
98
🏙️ Population
1.72M
2.14M

The cost of living in Budapest is 54% less expensive than in Perth. Cities ranked 5871st and 1866th ($860 vs $1873) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 10th in Hungary and Australia, respectively. Check Hungary vs Australia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Budapest compared to 2.3 months in Perth. Budapest ranked 1st best city to live in Hungary vs Perth ranked 3rd in Australia, while ranked 448th and 4th 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
$6.89
$13.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$31.4
$58
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.08
$8.77
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.75
$7.03
 Cappuccino
$1.97
$3.47
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.02
$2.53
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$393
$1085
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$303
$798
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$772
$1658
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$534
$1184
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$76.7
$125
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$117
$191
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$12.3
$47.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.3%
3.42%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3171
$4094
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2118
$3060
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.89
$3.14
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24
$105
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$11.7
$14.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.23
$1.31
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.91
$1.31
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.79
$1.77
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$1.68
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.13
$3.96
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.09
$10.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.87
$8.64
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.53
$13.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.25
$3.37
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$2.61
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$2.6
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$3.67
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$2.32
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
$1.36
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.23
$0.98
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.16
$2.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.73
$12.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.82
$4.18
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.67
$26.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.15
$6.84
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.09
$4.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.27
$2.11
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.39
$2.51
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$43.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.44
$13.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$50.8
$52.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.93
$16
👖 Brand Jeans
$69
$64.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$65.6
$103
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$346
$1168
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8726
$12353

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Cities near Budapest

Distance City Cost of living
8.2 km or 5.1 mi Budafok-Teteny
$599
16 km or 9.8 mi Erd
$650
16 km or 10 mi Dunakeszi
$760
17 km or 11 mi Szigetszentmiklos
$601
27 km or 17 mi Godollo
$592
32 km or 20 mi Vac
$652
49 km or 31 mi Tatabanya
$639
58 km or 36 mi Szekesfehervar
$675
58 km or 36 mi Dunaujvaros
$588
67 km or 42 mi Cegled
$636
74 km or 46 mi Komarno
$842
82 km or 51 mi Kecskemet
$605
84 km or 52 mi Nove Zamky
$916
86 km or 53 mi Salgotarjan
$614
86 km or 53 mi Levice
$794
93 km or 58 mi Szolnok
$515
96 km or 59 mi Veszprem
$624
104 km or 65 mi Lucenec
$900
107 km or 67 mi Gyor
$619
109 km or 68 mi Eger
$550
115 km or 72 mi Nitra
$964
121 km or 75 mi Zvolen
$846
123 km or 76 mi Ozd
$539
130 km or 81 mi Szekszard
$569
138 km or 86 mi Banska Bystrica
$884
139 km or 86 mi Mosonmagyarovar
$598
145 km or 90 mi Prievidza
$863
146 km or 91 mi Trnava
$897
146 km or 91 mi Miskolc
$589
146 km or 91 mi Baja
$560
150 km or 93 mi Piestany
$712
153 km or 95 mi Hodmezovasarhely
$593
158 km or 98 mi Kaposvar
$572
160 km or 99 mi Petrzalka
$848
161 km or 100 mi Bratislava
$1032
163 km or 101 mi Subotica
$503
163 km or 101 mi Szeged
$615
170 km or 106 mi Pecs
$534
172 km or 107 mi Trencin
$795
174 km or 108 mi Martin
$840

Cities near Perth

Distance City Cost of living
156 km or 97 mi Bunbury
$1466
195 km or 121 mi Busselton
$2180
372 km or 231 mi Geraldton
$1643
390 km or 242 mi Albany
$1636
549 km or 341 mi Kalgoorlie
$1752
1989 km or 1236 mi Whyalla
$1627
1991 km or 1237 mi Alice Springs
$2195
2130 km or 1323 mi Adelaide
$1654
2357 km or 1465 mi Mount Gambier
$1181
2456 km or 1526 mi Mildura
$1622
2513 km or 1562 mi Warrnambool
$1573
2550 km or 1584 mi Kupang
$494
2590 km or 1609 mi Denpasar
$562
2599 km or 1615 mi Mataram
$372
2608 km or 1620 mi Ubud
$592
2609 km or 1621 mi Bali
$736
2621 km or 1629 mi Ballarat
$1740
2628 km or 1633 mi Bima
$485
2652 km or 1648 mi Bendigo
$1610
2655 km or 1650 mi Darwin
$1610
2672 km or 1660 mi Geelong
$1708
2680 km or 1665 mi Blitar
$486
2687 km or 1669 mi Malang
$418
2687 km or 1670 mi Melton
$1633
2696 km or 1675 mi Tarneit
$1570
2698 km or 1676 mi Sunbury
$1625
2699 km or 1677 mi Hoppers Crossing
$1682
2700 km or 1678 mi Batu
$490
2705 km or 1681 mi Probolinggo
$493
2713 km or 1686 mi Kediri
$499
2721 km or 1690 mi Pasuruan
$490
2722 km or 1691 mi Melbourne
$1968
2724 km or 1693 mi South Yarra
$1589
2730 km or 1696 mi Maliana
$494
2740 km or 1703 mi Frankston
$1957
2741 km or 1703 mi Ainaro
$494
2742 km or 1703 mi Madiun
$391
2745 km or 1706 mi Yogyakarta
$440
2745 km or 1706 mi Mojokerto
$471
2745 km or 1706 mi Dandenong
$1498