- Cost of Living
- Hungary
- Egypt
- Békéscsaba
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Békéscsaba, Hungary compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 71% | |||
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Food in Békéscsaba (Hungary) is 71% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 1,648 Ft (E£ 111) | E£ 68 | + 64% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 1,334 Ft (E£ 90) | E£ 60 | + 49% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 780 Ft (E£ 53) | E£ 32 | + 63% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 240 Ft (E£ 16) | E£ 13 | + 28% | |
12 eggs, large | 429 Ft (E£ 29) | E£ 16 | + 76% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 450 Ft (E£ 30) | E£ 6 | + 395% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 1,101 Ft (E£ 74) | E£ 27 | + 174% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 208 Ft (E£ 14) | E£ 15 | - 7% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 142 Ft (E£ 10) | E£ 5.21 | + 84% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 193 Ft (E£ 13) | E£ 14 | - 6% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 1,112 Ft (E£ 75) | E£ 88 | - 15% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 370 Ft (E£ 25) | E£ 10 | + 159% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 132 Ft (E£ 9) | E£ 2.28 | + 291% | |
Housing | + 11% | |||
Housing in Békéscsaba (Hungary) is 11% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 71,377 Ft (E£ 4,812) | E£ 4,826 | - 0% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 38,776 Ft (E£ 2,614) | E£ 2,486 | + 5% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 23,031 Ft (E£ 1,553) | E£ 245 | + 532% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 40,000 Ft (E£ 2,696) | E£ 2,488 | + 8% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 40,000 Ft (E£ 2,696) | E£ 1,489 | + 81% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | - | E£ 238 | - | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 3,411 Ft (E£ 230) | E£ 397 | - 42% | |
40” flat screen TV | 200,000 Ft (E£ 13,482) | E£ 6,060 | + 122% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 19,000 Ft (E£ 1,281) | E£ 1,489 | - 14% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 2,925 Ft (E£ 197) | E£ 60 | + 229% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | - | E£ 17 | - | |
Clothes | + 10% | |||
Clothes in Békéscsaba (Hungary) is 10% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 16,201 Ft (E£ 1,092) | E£ 735 | + 49% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 8,741 Ft (E£ 589) | E£ 604 | - 2% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 16,938 Ft (E£ 1,142) | E£ 1,360 | - 16% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 17,995 Ft (E£ 1,213) | E£ 581 | + 109% | |
Transportation | + 65% | |||
Transportation in Békéscsaba (Hungary) is 65% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 2,000,000 Ft (E£ 134,825) | E£ 348,808 | - 61% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 375 Ft (E£ 25) | E£ 3.19 | + 692% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 7,588 Ft (E£ 512) | E£ 123 | + 317% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | - | E£ 21 | - | |
Personal Care | + 130% | |||
Personal Care in Békéscsaba (Hungary) is 130% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 1,133 Ft (E£ 76) | E£ 24 | + 215% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 1,500 Ft (E£ 101) | E£ 90 | + 12% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 5,000 Ft (E£ 337) | E£ 98 | + 244% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 725 Ft (E£ 49) | E£ 30 | + 63% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 656 Ft (E£ 44) | E£ 19 | + 134% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 1,067 Ft (E£ 72) | E£ 23 | + 220% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 423 Ft (E£ 29) | E£ 13 | + 126% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 317 Ft (E£ 21) | E£ 12 | + 85% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 1,933 Ft (E£ 130) | E£ 28 | + 370% | |
Entertainment | + 10% | |||
Entertainment in Békéscsaba (Hungary) is 10% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 4,167 Ft (E£ 281) | E£ 119 | + 137% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 2,910 Ft (E£ 196) | E£ 80 | + 145% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 4,933 Ft (E£ 333) | E£ 323 | + 3% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | - | E£ 214 | - | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 1,300 Ft (E£ 88) | E£ 52 | + 68% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 200 Ft (E£ 13) | E£ 24 | - 44% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 304 Ft (E£ 20) | E£ 19 | + 5% | |
iPad Air 2, 64GB | - | E£ 12,013 | - | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | - | E£ 0.23 | - | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 2,990 Ft (E£ 202) | E£ 433 | - 53% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 996 Ft (E£ 67) | E£ 26 | + 160% | |
TOTAL | + 39% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 389 prices entered by 34 different people.
These prices were last updated on October 18, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Békéscsaba (Hungary) is 39% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 19,522
(289,595 Ft)
in Békéscsaba
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 14,000
in Alexandria.
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