Cost of living index in Budapest Hungary

Milk (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 0.79 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 4.56 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.16 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.19 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 6.79 (USD)
Boneless chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 4.66 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 8.58 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.45 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.48 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.33 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.98 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.1 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 1.2 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 0.37 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 4.3 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.55 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.22 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 4.6 (USD)
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 4.97 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 6.4 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 36.99 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 0.9 (USD)
Cup of coffee 1.54 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 1.13 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.2 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.9 (USD)
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 75.78 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 91.23 (USD)
High quality jeans 68.37 (USD)
womens summer dress 28.27 (USD)
Taxi minimum charge 2.22 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 0.99 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 14.26 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 1.15 (USD)
One month pass 30.41 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.32 (USD)
Mid range compact car (Honda Civic) 20175.6 (USD)
Mid range family car (Toyota corolla) 19521.6 (USD)
Gym monthly membership cost 43.03 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 13.47 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 6.21 (USD)
1 bedroom flat in city center 531.94 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 1041.16 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 390.98 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 663.73 (USD)
Square meter price in city center 3395.21 (USD)
Square meter price outside city center 2111.63 (USD)
Monthly (Natural Gas, Electricity, Water, AC) for family 161.89 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet (ADSL or Fiber optic) 15.55 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.09 (USD)
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 295.04 (USD)
Average primary, secondary and high school yearly fees 7707.05 (USD)
Average monthly net salary 833.98 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 5.07 %

Grocery budget for one person per month in Budapest

On average a signle person can spend arround 94 (USD) a month which is considered quite affordable comparing to other places in the world. This will cover all your supermarket needs such as fruit, vegetables, dairy products and drinking water.
Note that cigarettes, beers and wine are excluded from this expenses report.

Grocery budget for two people per month in Budapest

159 (USD) will be enough for grocery shopping for a couple or two people splitting supermarket expenses.
this budget is considered quite cheap if we compare it to the average worldwide, this budget will cover their monthly needs on dairy products, fruits and veggies and all other supermarket expenses excluding cigarettes, wine and beer.

Grocery budget for family of 4 per month in Budapest

Grocery expenses for family of 4 people can be on average 251 (USD) per month in Budapest, if we compare it to other big cities in the world this amount is considered on the cheap side.
This report is taking in consideration all monthly needs for the family from supermarket including bakery and dairy products.

Average living cost in Budapest for one person per month

An average single consumer can make it through one month in Budapest for arround 726 (USD), which is affordable if we compare it to other big cities.
This will cover all you basic needs, supermarket shopping will cost on average 94 (USD) while renting a one bedroom appartement a bit far from city center will cost around 391 (USD), transportation, home utilities and gym membership can cost on average 260 (USD).

Average living cost in Budapest for a couple per month

Monthly cost of living for a couple in Budapest can average 1169 (USD), which puts it in the cheap side in comparison with the big cities in the world.
Rent will take the big part it can cost arround 586 (USD) for a single bedroom flat close to city center, grocery shopping can cost on average 159 (USD) while home utilities, gym, one month transportation and mobile for two people membership can be arround 339 (USD).

Average living cost in Budapest for family of 4 per month

For a decent living standard a family of 4 people can make through a month in Budapest for about 2701 (USD), which is considered quite affordable regarding the average worldwide.
Three bedroom appartement not far from city center can cost 929 (USD), if we do the calculation, private school for two childs will average monthly about 925 (USD), while supermarket expenses will cost for the family not less than 251 (USD), home expenses such as wifi, water, electricity and mobile membership will cost about 193 (USD).




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