- Cost of Living
- Hungary
- Egypt
- Kaposvár
- Alexandria
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Kaposvár, Hungary**
compared to
**Alexandria, Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 1% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Kaposvár (Hungary) is 1% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 887 Ft (E£ 59) | E£ 72 | - 19% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 1,318 Ft (E£ 87) | E£ 72 | + 22% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 743 Ft (E£ 49) | E£ 37 | + 32% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 213 Ft (E£ 14) | E£ 14 | + 4% | |

12 eggs, large | 325 Ft (E£ 21) | E£ 20 | + 7% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 301 Ft (E£ 20) | E£ 14 | + 42% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 913 Ft (E£ 60) | E£ 29 | + 109% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 185 Ft (E£ 12) | E£ 21 | - 42% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 170 Ft (E£ 11) | E£ 5.86 | + 92% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 164 Ft (E£ 11) | E£ 19 | - 44% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 972 Ft (E£ 64) | E£ 92 | - 30% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 288 Ft (E£ 19) | E£ 11 | + 69% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 98 Ft (E£ 6) | E£ 10 | - 37% | |

Housing | + 16% | |||

Housing in Kaposvár (Hungary) is 16% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 75,228 Ft (E£ 4,982) | E£ 5,401 | - 8% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 60,774 Ft (E£ 4,024) | E£ 3,866 | + 4% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 30,048 Ft (E£ 1,990) | E£ 898 | + 122% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 66,576 Ft (E£ 4,409) | E£ 3,625 | + 22% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 54,988 Ft (E£ 3,641) | E£ 2,335 | + 56% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 31,989 Ft (E£ 2,118) | E£ 736 | + 188% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 4,406 Ft (E£ 292) | E£ 365 | - 20% | |

40” flat screen TV | 102,640 Ft (E£ 6,797) | E£ 6,508 | + 4% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 20,608 Ft (E£ 1,365) | E£ 1,877 | - 27% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 1,391 Ft (E£ 92) | E£ 67 | + 37% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | 744 Ft (E£ 49) | - | - | |

Clothes | - 3% | |||

Clothes in Kaposvár (Hungary) is 3% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 16,010 Ft (E£ 1,060) | E£ 740 | + 43% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 8,618 Ft (E£ 571) | E£ 681 | - 16% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 19,483 Ft (E£ 1,290) | E£ 1,691 | - 24% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 19,629 Ft (E£ 1,300) | E£ 777 | + 67% | |

Transportation | + 8% | |||

Transportation in Kaposvár (Hungary) is 8% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 3,310,900 Ft (E£ 219,246) | E£ 453,039 | - 52% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 361 Ft (E£ 24) | E£ 3.88 | + 517% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 3,815 Ft (E£ 253) | E£ 182 | + 39% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 2,127 Ft (E£ 141) | E£ 126 | + 11% | |

Personal Care | + 61% | |||

Personal Care in Kaposvár (Hungary) is 61% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 1,674 Ft (E£ 111) | E£ 33 | + 239% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 1,587 Ft (E£ 105) | E£ 72 | + 45% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 5,000 Ft (E£ 331) | E£ 200 | + 66% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 531 Ft (E£ 35) | E£ 40 | - 12% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 606 Ft (E£ 40) | E£ 21 | + 91% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 542 Ft (E£ 36) | E£ 26 | + 40% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 303 Ft (E£ 20) | E£ 20 | + 1% | |

Tube of toothpaste | 370 Ft (E£ 24) | E£ 15 | + 67% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 1,061 Ft (E£ 70) | E£ 46 | + 52% | |

Entertainment | + 5% | |||

Entertainment in Kaposvár (Hungary) is 5% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 3,887 Ft (E£ 257) | E£ 153 | + 68% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 2,256 Ft (E£ 149) | E£ 99 | + 51% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 6,512 Ft (E£ 431) | E£ 520 | - 17% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 4,599 Ft (E£ 305) | E£ 249 | + 22% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 879 Ft (E£ 58) | E£ 52 | + 12% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 358 Ft (E£ 24) | E£ 25 | - 6% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 314 Ft (E£ 21) | E£ 19 | + 7% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 40,000 Ft (E£ 2,649) | E£ 11,487 | - 77% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 40 Ft (E£ 2.65) | E£ 0.23 | + 1067% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 6,498 Ft (E£ 430) | E£ 416 | + 3% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 993 Ft (E£ 66) | E£ 28 | + 135% | |

TOTAL | + 9% |

**WARNING!**This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 281 prices entered by 23 different people.

These prices were last updated on May 23, 2018.
Exchange rate:
0.06622
EGP
/
HUF

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#
Cost of living in
**Kaposvár (Hungary)**
is
**9% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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