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

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

Currency:

Food | + 60% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Kecskemét (Hungary) is 60% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 1,148 Ft (E£ 81) | E£ 68 | + 19% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 1,455 Ft (E£ 102) | E£ 65 | + 58% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 679 Ft (E£ 48) | E£ 33 | + 46% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 237 Ft (E£ 17) | E£ 14 | + 23% | |

12 eggs, large | 495 Ft (E£ 35) | E£ 18 | + 89% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 506 Ft (E£ 36) | E£ 6 | + 480% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 908 Ft (E£ 64) | E£ 28 | + 127% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 326 Ft (E£ 23) | E£ 16 | + 44% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 165 Ft (E£ 12) | E£ 5.21 | + 123% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 214 Ft (E£ 15) | E£ 17 | - 11% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 949 Ft (E£ 67) | E£ 92 | - 28% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 360 Ft (E£ 25) | E£ 11 | + 126% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 112 Ft (E£ 8) | E£ 3.27 | + 140% | |

Housing | + 81% | |||

Housing in Kecskemét (Hungary) is 81% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 103,762 Ft (E£ 7,296) | E£ 5,083 | + 44% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 82,673 Ft (E£ 5,813) | E£ 2,637 | + 120% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 39,038 Ft (E£ 2,745) | E£ 291 | + 842% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 90,000 Ft (E£ 6,328) | E£ 2,571 | + 146% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 60,000 Ft (E£ 4,219) | E£ 1,457 | + 190% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 25,000 Ft (E£ 1,758) | E£ 238 | + 638% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 3,832 Ft (E£ 269) | E£ 381 | - 29% | |

40” flat screen TV | 118,736 Ft (E£ 8,349) | E£ 6,052 | + 38% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 15,703 Ft (E£ 1,104) | E£ 1,489 | - 26% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 1,843 Ft (E£ 130) | E£ 67 | + 92% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | 625 Ft (E£ 44) | E£ 17 | + 161% | |

Clothes | + 26% | |||

Clothes in Kecskemét (Hungary) is 26% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 16,939 Ft (E£ 1,191) | E£ 735 | + 62% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 9,624 Ft (E£ 677) | E£ 604 | + 12% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 20,809 Ft (E£ 1,463) | E£ 1,448 | + 1% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 23,468 Ft (E£ 1,650) | E£ 581 | + 184% | |

Transportation | + 98% | |||

Transportation in Kecskemét (Hungary) is 98% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 4,550,640 Ft (E£ 319,983) | E£ 356,935 | - 10% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 348 Ft (E£ 24) | E£ 3.35 | + 631% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 5,818 Ft (E£ 409) | E£ 123 | + 234% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 2,959 Ft (E£ 208) | E£ 21 | + 897% | |

Personal Care | + 141% | |||

Personal Care in Kecskemét (Hungary) is 141% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 2,031 Ft (E£ 143) | E£ 24 | + 489% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 956 Ft (E£ 67) | E£ 87 | - 23% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 5,000 Ft (E£ 352) | E£ 98 | + 258% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 1,254 Ft (E£ 88) | E£ 40 | + 120% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 685 Ft (E£ 48) | E£ 19 | + 155% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 699 Ft (E£ 49) | E£ 23 | + 118% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 258 Ft (E£ 18) | E£ 13 | + 44% | |

Tube of toothpaste | 342 Ft (E£ 24) | E£ 12 | + 108% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 1,529 Ft (E£ 108) | E£ 28 | + 287% | |

Entertainment | + 70% | |||

Entertainment in Kecskemét (Hungary) is 70% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 4,821 Ft (E£ 339) | E£ 119 | + 186% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 2,559 Ft (E£ 180) | E£ 86 | + 110% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 6,000 Ft (E£ 422) | E£ 244 | + 73% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 8,616 Ft (E£ 606) | E£ 214 | + 183% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 760 Ft (E£ 53) | E£ 52 | + 3% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | - | E£ 24 | - | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 410 Ft (E£ 29) | E£ 19 | + 48% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 137,800 Ft (E£ 9,690) | E£ 12,013 | - 19% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 32 Ft (E£ 2.26) | E£ 0.23 | + 895% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 7,918 Ft (E£ 557) | E£ 433 | + 29% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 983 Ft (E£ 69) | E£ 26 | + 167% | |

TOTAL | + 76% |

**WARNING!**This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 266 prices entered by 29 different people.

These prices were last updated on January 19, 2018.
Exchange rate:
0.07032
EGP
/
HUF

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#
Cost of living in
**Kecskemét (Hungary)**
is
**76% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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