- Cost of Living
- Hungary
- Egypt
- Debrecen
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Debrecen, Hungary compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 93% | |||
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Food in Debrecen (Hungary) is 93% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 1,750 Ft (E£ 120) | E£ 60 | + 101% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 1,394 Ft (E£ 96) | E£ 51 | + 86% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 600 Ft (E£ 41) | E£ 32 | + 27% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 262 Ft (E£ 18) | E£ 12 | + 53% | |
12 eggs, large | 510 Ft (E£ 35) | E£ 17 | + 107% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 283 Ft (E£ 19) | E£ 5.56 | + 250% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 1,125 Ft (E£ 77) | E£ 26 | + 192% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 270 Ft (E£ 19) | E£ 13 | + 39% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 353 Ft (E£ 24) | E£ 4.76 | + 410% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 200 Ft (E£ 14) | E£ 13 | + 9% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 700 Ft (E£ 48) | E£ 88 | - 46% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 401 Ft (E£ 27) | E£ 9 | + 214% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 155 Ft (E£ 11) | E£ 2.12 | + 401% | |
Housing | + 66% | |||
Housing in Debrecen (Hungary) is 66% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 60,000 Ft (E£ 4,116) | E£ 4,499 | - 9% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 45,000 Ft (E£ 3,087) | E£ 2,486 | + 24% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 48,167 Ft (E£ 3,304) | E£ 223 | + 1380% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 63,333 Ft (E£ 4,345) | E£ 2,488 | + 75% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 52,500 Ft (E£ 3,602) | E£ 1,489 | + 142% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 24,083 Ft (E£ 1,652) | E£ 253 | + 553% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 2,900 Ft (E£ 199) | E£ 350 | - 43% | |
40” flat screen TV | 104,057 Ft (E£ 7,138) | E£ 5,618 | + 27% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 22,932 Ft (E£ 1,573) | E£ 1,400 | + 12% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 1,634 Ft (E£ 112) | E£ 55 | + 104% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 1,260 Ft (E£ 86) | E£ 17 | + 413% | |
Clothes | + 6% | |||
Clothes in Debrecen (Hungary) is 6% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 7,000 Ft (E£ 480) | E£ 587 | - 18% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 8,672 Ft (E£ 595) | E£ 581 | + 2% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 16,333 Ft (E£ 1,120) | E£ 1,360 | - 18% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 20,000 Ft (E£ 1,372) | E£ 466 | + 194% | |
Transportation | + 162% | |||
Transportation in Debrecen (Hungary) is 162% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 5,905,500 Ft (E£ 405,122) | E£ 317,760 | + 27% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 385 Ft (E£ 26) | E£ 2.91 | + 807% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 6,500 Ft (E£ 446) | E£ 109 | + 309% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 3,007 Ft (E£ 206) | E£ 21 | + 888% | |
Personal Care | + 190% | |||
Personal Care in Debrecen (Hungary) is 190% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 2,087 Ft (E£ 143) | E£ 24 | + 491% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 2,266 Ft (E£ 155) | E£ 76 | + 104% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 6,603 Ft (E£ 453) | E£ 112 | + 306% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 942 Ft (E£ 65) | E£ 30 | + 116% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 846 Ft (E£ 58) | E£ 19 | + 207% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 732 Ft (E£ 50) | E£ 23 | + 123% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 323 Ft (E£ 22) | E£ 13 | + 76% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 447 Ft (E£ 31) | E£ 12 | + 165% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 1,956 Ft (E£ 134) | E£ 27 | + 404% | |
Entertainment | + 122% | |||
Entertainment in Debrecen (Hungary) is 122% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 5,081 Ft (E£ 349) | E£ 119 | + 194% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 3,000 Ft (E£ 206) | E£ 73 | + 180% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 6,636 Ft (E£ 455) | E£ 283 | + 61% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 8,500 Ft (E£ 583) | E£ 233 | + 150% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 1,040 Ft (E£ 71) | E£ 52 | + 37% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 250 Ft (E£ 17) | E£ 24 | - 28% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 275 Ft (E£ 19) | E£ 19 | - 3% | |
iPod nano 16GB | 58,554 Ft (E£ 4,017) | E£ 2,268 | + 77% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 38 Ft (E£ 2.57) | E£ 0.23 | + 1008% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 8,000 Ft (E£ 549) | E£ 379 | + 45% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 1,040 Ft (E£ 71) | E£ 26 | + 174% | |
TOTAL | + 105% |
This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 537 prices entered by 43 different people.
These prices were last updated on August 21, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Debrecen (Hungary) is 105% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 26,623
(388,078 Ft)
in Debrecen
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 13,000
in Alexandria.
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