- Cost of Living
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- Pécs
- Alexandria
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Cost of living in Pécs, Hungary compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 67% | |||
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Food in Pécs (Hungary) is 67% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 1,028 Ft (E£ 69) | E£ 68 | + 2% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 1,417 Ft (E£ 96) | E£ 60 | + 59% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 761 Ft (E£ 51) | E£ 32 | + 59% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 204 Ft (E£ 14) | E£ 13 | + 9% | |
12 eggs, large | 509 Ft (E£ 34) | E£ 16 | + 108% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 500 Ft (E£ 34) | E£ 6 | + 450% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 1,052 Ft (E£ 71) | E£ 27 | + 162% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 294 Ft (E£ 20) | E£ 15 | + 32% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 183 Ft (E£ 12) | E£ 5.21 | + 137% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 238 Ft (E£ 16) | E£ 14 | + 16% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 1,552 Ft (E£ 105) | E£ 88 | + 18% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 365 Ft (E£ 25) | E£ 10 | + 156% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 123 Ft (E£ 8) | E£ 2.28 | + 265% | |
Housing | + 82% | |||
Housing in Pécs (Hungary) is 82% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 106,108 Ft (E£ 7,153) | E£ 4,826 | + 48% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 69,928 Ft (E£ 4,714) | E£ 2,486 | + 90% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 36,190 Ft (E£ 2,440) | E£ 245 | + 894% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 71,514 Ft (E£ 4,821) | E£ 2,488 | + 94% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 45,520 Ft (E£ 3,069) | E£ 1,489 | + 106% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 31,389 Ft (E£ 2,116) | E£ 238 | + 789% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 3,325 Ft (E£ 224) | E£ 397 | - 44% | |
40” flat screen TV | 110,337 Ft (E£ 7,438) | E£ 6,060 | + 23% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 17,732 Ft (E£ 1,195) | E£ 1,489 | - 20% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 2,734 Ft (E£ 184) | E£ 60 | + 207% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 1,573 Ft (E£ 106) | E£ 17 | + 529% | |
Clothes | + 25% | |||
Clothes in Pécs (Hungary) is 25% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 21,147 Ft (E£ 1,426) | E£ 735 | + 94% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 9,080 Ft (E£ 612) | E£ 604 | + 1% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 22,112 Ft (E£ 1,491) | E£ 1,360 | + 10% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 18,980 Ft (E£ 1,279) | E£ 581 | + 120% | |
Transportation | + 130% | |||
Transportation in Pécs (Hungary) is 130% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 5,542,320 Ft (E£ 373,620) | E£ 348,808 | + 7% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 382 Ft (E£ 26) | E£ 3.19 | + 707% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 6,663 Ft (E£ 449) | E£ 123 | + 266% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 3,108 Ft (E£ 210) | E£ 21 | + 904% | |
Personal Care | + 186% | |||
Personal Care in Pécs (Hungary) is 186% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 1,678 Ft (E£ 113) | E£ 24 | + 367% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 2,033 Ft (E£ 137) | E£ 90 | + 52% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 8,615 Ft (E£ 581) | E£ 98 | + 492% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 709 Ft (E£ 48) | E£ 30 | + 59% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 809 Ft (E£ 55) | E£ 19 | + 188% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 809 Ft (E£ 55) | E£ 23 | + 142% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 416 Ft (E£ 28) | E£ 13 | + 122% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 405 Ft (E£ 27) | E£ 12 | + 136% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 1,767 Ft (E£ 119) | E£ 28 | + 329% | |
Entertainment | + 83% | |||
Entertainment in Pécs (Hungary) is 83% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 4,354 Ft (E£ 294) | E£ 119 | + 147% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 2,894 Ft (E£ 195) | E£ 80 | + 144% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 5,352 Ft (E£ 361) | E£ 323 | + 12% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 7,237 Ft (E£ 488) | E£ 214 | + 128% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 1,182 Ft (E£ 80) | E£ 52 | + 53% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 438 Ft (E£ 30) | E£ 24 | + 24% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 402 Ft (E£ 27) | E£ 19 | + 39% | |
iPad Air 2, 64GB | 259,900 Ft (E£ 17,520) | E£ 12,013 | + 46% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 31 Ft (E£ 2.07) | E£ 0.23 | + 786% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 7,216 Ft (E£ 486) | E£ 433 | + 12% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 989 Ft (E£ 67) | E£ 26 | + 158% | |
TOTAL | + 90% |
This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 479 prices entered by 44 different people.
These prices were last updated on October 17, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Pécs (Hungary) is 90% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 26,594
(394,503 Ft)
in Pécs
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 14,000
in Alexandria.
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