- Cost of Living
- Hungary
- Egypt
- Békéscsaba
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Békéscsaba, Hungary compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 38% | |||
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Food in Békéscsaba (Hungary) is 38% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 1,648 Ft (E£ 89) | E£ 61 | + 44% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 1,334 Ft (E£ 72) | E£ 48 | + 50% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 780 Ft (E£ 42) | E£ 31 | + 35% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 240 Ft (E£ 13) | E£ 12 | + 10% | |
12 eggs, large | 429 Ft (E£ 23) | E£ 16 | + 45% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 450 Ft (E£ 24) | E£ 4.82 | + 401% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 1,101 Ft (E£ 59) | E£ 38 | + 54% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 208 Ft (E£ 11) | E£ 12 | - 7% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 142 Ft (E£ 8) | E£ 4.24 | + 80% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 193 Ft (E£ 10) | E£ 15 | - 31% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 1,112 Ft (E£ 60) | E£ 142 | - 58% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 370 Ft (E£ 20) | E£ 9 | + 127% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 132 Ft (E£ 7) | E£ 3.58 | + 98% | |
Housing | - 9% | |||
Housing in Békéscsaba (Hungary) is 9% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 71,377 Ft (E£ 3,836) | E£ 4,450 | - 14% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 38,776 Ft (E£ 2,084) | E£ 2,577 | - 19% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 23,031 Ft (E£ 1,238) | E£ 218 | + 468% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 40,000 Ft (E£ 2,150) | E£ 2,526 | - 15% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 40,000 Ft (E£ 2,150) | E£ 1,649 | + 30% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | - | E£ 355 | - | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 3,411 Ft (E£ 183) | E£ 443 | - 59% | |
40” flat screen TV | 200,000 Ft (E£ 10,750) | E£ 5,512 | + 95% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 19,000 Ft (E£ 1,021) | E£ 1,699 | - 40% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 2,925 Ft (E£ 157) | E£ 64 | + 147% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | - | E£ 19 | - | |
Clothes | - 7% | |||
Clothes in Békéscsaba (Hungary) is 7% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 16,201 Ft (E£ 871) | E£ 645 | + 35% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 8,741 Ft (E£ 470) | E£ 599 | - 22% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 16,938 Ft (E£ 910) | E£ 1,046 | - 13% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 17,995 Ft (E£ 967) | E£ 720 | + 34% | |
Transportation | + 62% | |||
Transportation in Békéscsaba (Hungary) is 62% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 2,000,000 Ft (E£ 107,497) | E£ 291,975 | - 63% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 375 Ft (E£ 20) | E£ 2.61 | + 672% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 7,588 Ft (E£ 408) | E£ 109 | + 274% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | - | E£ 24 | - | |
Personal Care | + 68% | |||
Personal Care in Békéscsaba (Hungary) is 68% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 1,133 Ft (E£ 61) | E£ 24 | + 151% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 1,500 Ft (E£ 81) | E£ 76 | + 6% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 5,000 Ft (E£ 269) | E£ 112 | + 141% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 725 Ft (E£ 39) | E£ 30 | + 30% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 656 Ft (E£ 35) | E£ 30 | + 18% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 1,067 Ft (E£ 57) | E£ 27 | + 112% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 423 Ft (E£ 23) | E£ 13 | + 80% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 317 Ft (E£ 17) | E£ 9 | + 82% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 1,933 Ft (E£ 104) | E£ 26 | + 295% | |
Entertainment | + 82% | |||
Entertainment in Békéscsaba (Hungary) is 82% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 4,167 Ft (E£ 224) | E£ 119 | + 89% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 2,910 Ft (E£ 156) | E£ 73 | + 113% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 4,933 Ft (E£ 265) | E£ 283 | - 6% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | - | E£ 233 | - | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 1,300 Ft (E£ 70) | E£ 52 | + 34% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 200 Ft (E£ 11) | E£ 24 | - 55% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 304 Ft (E£ 16) | E£ 19 | - 16% | |
iPod nano 16GB | 250,000 Ft (E£ 13,437) | E£ 2,268 | + 492% | |
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£ 161) | E£ 394 | - 59% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 996 Ft (E£ 54) | E£ 26 | + 106% | |
TOTAL | + 37% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 382 prices entered by 28 different people.
These prices were last updated on February 22, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Békéscsaba (Hungary) is 37% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 21,352
(397,260 Ft)
in Békéscsaba
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,625
in Alexandria.
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