Budapest vs Suzhou - Cost of Living Comparison

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Budapest Suzhou
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1134
$1114
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2838
$3456
🏠 One person rent
$545
$436
🏘️ Family rent
$973
$910
🍽️ Food expenses
$357
$439
🚐 Transport expenses
$119
$103
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1146
$950
😷 Air quality
Good
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
18 km
19 km
🎓 Higher education
92
70
😀 Quality of life
79
67
🏙️ Population
1.71M
12.7M

The cost of living in Budapest is 2% more expensive than in Suzhou. Cities ranked 4602nd and 4673rd ($1134 vs $1114) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 7th in Hungary and China, respectively. Check Hungary vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Budapest compared to 0.9 months in Suzhou. Budapest ranked 1st best city to live in Hungary vs Suzhou ranked 21st in China, while ranked 463rd and 3763rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Budapest vs Suzhou

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Budapest Suzhou
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.3
$4.18
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$46
$64.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.97
$6.25
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.57
$4.67
 Cappuccino
$2.35
$4.94
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.52
$1.86
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$537
$557
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$416
$317
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1038
$1409
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$764
$657
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$89.1
$57.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$138
$89.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16
$13.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.12%
4.82%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3850
$5545
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2628
$4350
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.22
$0.42
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26.7
$32.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.8
$4.92
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.74
$1.22
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.15
$2.91
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.44
$3.42
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.83
$1.84
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.81
$3.53
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.7
$16
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.53
$6.21
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.4
$19.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$3.03
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.83
$2.62
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2
$4.08
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.12
$1.96
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$1.3
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$1.69
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.33
$0.82
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.7
$1.74
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.7
$28.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.08
$1.08
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.99
$6.08
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.3
$12.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.65
$5.4
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.23
$1.48
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.96
$2.05
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$46.4
$79.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.96
$10
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$58.6
$72.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$10.4
$7.99
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.7
$87.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.2
$97.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$417
$1828
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10175
$22406

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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

Cities near Suzhou

Distance City Cost of living
35 km or 22 mi Kunshan
$800
40 km or 25 mi Changshu
$752
43 km or 27 mi Wuxi
$672
49 km or 31 mi Taicang
$753
63 km or 39 mi Jiaxing
$602
64 km or 40 mi Zhangjiagang
$687
69 km or 43 mi Huzhou
$715
75 km or 47 mi Jiangyin
$699
76 km or 47 mi Yixing
$719
80 km or 50 mi Nantong
$659
82 km or 51 mi Shanghai
$1202
83 km or 52 mi Changzhou
$735
84 km or 52 mi Haimen
$695
85 km or 53 mi Jingjiang
$687
88 km or 55 mi Pudong
$1077
109 km or 68 mi Liyang
$707
112 km or 70 mi Taixing
$671
114 km or 71 mi Qidong
$780
120 km or 75 mi Rugao
$691
123 km or 77 mi Guangde
$719
125 km or 78 mi Hangzhou
$829
125 km or 78 mi Danyang
$630
129 km or 80 mi Yangzhong
$623
137 km or 85 mi Hai'an
$689
145 km or 90 mi Shaoxing
$762
148 km or 92 mi Taizhou
$638
149 km or 93 mi Zhenjiang
$532
156 km or 97 mi Jurong
$656
164 km or 102 mi Yangzhou
$640
173 km or 107 mi Ningguo
$732
175 km or 109 mi Yizheng
$622
175 km or 109 mi Dongtai
$722
182 km or 113 mi Xuancheng
$801
182 km or 113 mi Ningbo
$683
194 km or 120 mi Nanjing
$749
196 km or 122 mi Xinghua
$719
198 km or 123 mi Gaoyou
$657
202 km or 125 mi Zhoushan
$700
214 km or 133 mi Wuhu
$916
216 km or 134 mi Tianchang
$653