- Cost of Living
- Hungary
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- Pécs
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Pécs, Hungary compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 60% | |||
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Food in Pécs (Hungary) is 60% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 1,028 Ft (E£ 68) | E£ 68 | + 1% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 1,417 Ft (E£ 94) | E£ 63 | + 49% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 761 Ft (E£ 51) | E£ 31 | + 61% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 208 Ft (E£ 14) | E£ 13 | + 7% | |
12 eggs, large | 512 Ft (E£ 34) | E£ 16 | + 107% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 483 Ft (E£ 32) | E£ 6 | + 424% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 1,242 Ft (E£ 83) | E£ 29 | + 185% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 291 Ft (E£ 19) | E£ 15 | + 29% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 167 Ft (E£ 11) | E£ 5.21 | + 113% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 238 Ft (E£ 16) | E£ 14 | + 15% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 1,276 Ft (E£ 85) | E£ 88 | - 4% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 374 Ft (E£ 25) | E£ 10 | + 145% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 98 Ft (E£ 7) | E£ 2.60 | + 150% | |
Housing | + 84% | |||
Housing in Pécs (Hungary) is 84% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 108,777 Ft (E£ 7,230) | E£ 4,715 | + 53% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 68,616 Ft (E£ 4,560) | E£ 2,520 | + 81% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 36,510 Ft (E£ 2,427) | E£ 253 | + 858% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 78,015 Ft (E£ 5,185) | E£ 2,488 | + 108% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 47,251 Ft (E£ 3,140) | E£ 1,489 | + 111% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 32,330 Ft (E£ 2,149) | E£ 238 | + 803% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 3,336 Ft (E£ 222) | E£ 397 | - 44% | |
40” flat screen TV | 110,337 Ft (E£ 7,333) | E£ 6,060 | + 21% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 17,732 Ft (E£ 1,179) | E£ 1,489 | - 21% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 2,734 Ft (E£ 182) | E£ 60 | + 203% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 1,624 Ft (E£ 108) | E£ 17 | + 540% | |
Clothes | + 19% | |||
Clothes in Pécs (Hungary) is 19% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 21,147 Ft (E£ 1,406) | E£ 735 | + 91% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 9,080 Ft (E£ 603) | E£ 604 | - 0% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 21,412 Ft (E£ 1,423) | E£ 1,448 | - 2% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 19,411 Ft (E£ 1,290) | E£ 581 | + 122% | |
Transportation | + 126% | |||
Transportation in Pécs (Hungary) is 126% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 5,542,320 Ft (E£ 368,365) | E£ 348,808 | + 6% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 382 Ft (E£ 25) | E£ 3.19 | + 696% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 6,655 Ft (E£ 442) | E£ 123 | + 261% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 3,108 Ft (E£ 207) | E£ 21 | + 890% | |
Personal Care | + 197% | |||
Personal Care in Pécs (Hungary) is 197% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 1,630 Ft (E£ 108) | E£ 24 | + 347% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 2,026 Ft (E£ 135) | E£ 90 | + 50% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 8,615 Ft (E£ 573) | E£ 98 | + 484% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 709 Ft (E£ 47) | E£ 30 | + 57% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 796 Ft (E£ 53) | E£ 19 | + 180% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 794 Ft (E£ 53) | E£ 23 | + 135% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 416 Ft (E£ 28) | E£ 13 | + 119% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 401 Ft (E£ 27) | E£ 12 | + 130% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 1,698 Ft (E£ 113) | E£ 28 | + 306% | |
Entertainment | + 70% | |||
Entertainment in Pécs (Hungary) is 70% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 4,374 Ft (E£ 291) | E£ 119 | + 145% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 2,885 Ft (E£ 192) | E£ 86 | + 123% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 5,519 Ft (E£ 367) | E£ 266 | + 38% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 7,309 Ft (E£ 486) | E£ 214 | + 127% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 1,182 Ft (E£ 79) | E£ 52 | + 51% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 438 Ft (E£ 29) | E£ 24 | + 22% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 402 Ft (E£ 27) | E£ 19 | + 37% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 216,835 Ft (E£ 14,412) | E£ 12,013 | + 20% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 31 Ft (E£ 2.04) | E£ 0.23 | + 774% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 7,216 Ft (E£ 480) | E£ 433 | + 11% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 989 Ft (E£ 66) | E£ 26 | + 154% | |
TOTAL | + 85% |
This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 354 prices entered by 40 different people.
These prices were last updated on December 14, 2017.
Exchange rate:
0.06646
EGP
/
HUF
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Cost of living in Pécs (Hungary) is 85% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 27,730
(417,218 Ft)
in Pécs
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,000
in Alexandria.
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