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

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

Currency:

Food | + 29% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Szeged (Hungary) is 29% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 1,324 Ft (E£ 92) | E£ 72 | + 27% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 1,423 Ft (E£ 99) | E£ 72 | + 38% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 782 Ft (E£ 54) | E£ 36 | + 49% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 239 Ft (E£ 17) | E£ 13 | + 24% | |

12 eggs, large | 481 Ft (E£ 33) | E£ 19 | + 71% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 485 Ft (E£ 34) | E£ 14 | + 139% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 917 Ft (E£ 64) | E£ 35 | + 84% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 289 Ft (E£ 20) | E£ 21 | - 4% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 171 Ft (E£ 12) | E£ 5.98 | + 99% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 211 Ft (E£ 15) | E£ 19 | - 24% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 1,065 Ft (E£ 74) | E£ 92 | - 20% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 341 Ft (E£ 24) | E£ 11 | + 113% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 84 Ft (E£ 5.83) | E£ 11 | - 47% | |

Housing | + 45% | |||

Housing in Szeged (Hungary) is 45% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 119,046 Ft (E£ 8,263) | E£ 5,401 | + 53% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 78,889 Ft (E£ 5,476) | E£ 3,866 | + 42% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 41,028 Ft (E£ 2,848) | E£ 898 | + 217% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 92,826 Ft (E£ 6,443) | E£ 3,625 | + 78% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 53,179 Ft (E£ 3,691) | E£ 2,335 | + 58% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 27,149 Ft (E£ 1,884) | E£ 736 | + 156% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 3,672 Ft (E£ 255) | E£ 365 | - 30% | |

40” flat screen TV | 118,483 Ft (E£ 8,224) | E£ 6,508 | + 26% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 20,270 Ft (E£ 1,407) | E£ 1,489 | - 6% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 2,775 Ft (E£ 193) | E£ 67 | + 186% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | 906 Ft (E£ 63) | - | - | |

Clothes | + 32% | |||

Clothes in Szeged (Hungary) is 32% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 19,403 Ft (E£ 1,347) | E£ 740 | + 82% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 10,973 Ft (E£ 762) | E£ 614 | + 24% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 21,027 Ft (E£ 1,459) | E£ 1,504 | - 3% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 21,953 Ft (E£ 1,524) | E£ 777 | + 96% | |

Transportation | + 72% | |||

Transportation in Szeged (Hungary) is 72% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 5,316,340 Ft (E£ 369,001) | E£ 453,039 | - 19% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 378 Ft (E£ 26) | E£ 3.88 | + 577% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 7,257 Ft (E£ 504) | E£ 182 | + 176% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 4,339 Ft (E£ 301) | E£ 126 | + 138% | |

Personal Care | + 125% | |||

Personal Care in Szeged (Hungary) is 125% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 1,938 Ft (E£ 135) | E£ 33 | + 311% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 2,288 Ft (E£ 159) | E£ 80 | + 99% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 8,253 Ft (E£ 573) | E£ 200 | + 186% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 986 Ft (E£ 68) | E£ 40 | + 71% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 771 Ft (E£ 54) | E£ 21 | + 155% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 772 Ft (E£ 54) | E£ 26 | + 108% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 303 Ft (E£ 21) | E£ 20 | + 6% | |

Tube of toothpaste | 379 Ft (E£ 26) | E£ 15 | + 79% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 1,717 Ft (E£ 119) | E£ 48 | + 150% | |

Entertainment | + 70% | |||

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

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 4,950 Ft (E£ 344) | E£ 153 | + 124% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 2,942 Ft (E£ 204) | E£ 96 | + 112% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 7,837 Ft (E£ 544) | E£ 520 | + 5% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 7,266 Ft (E£ 504) | E£ 228 | + 121% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 1,244 Ft (E£ 86) | E£ 52 | + 65% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 459 Ft (E£ 32) | E£ 24 | + 31% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 365 Ft (E£ 25) | E£ 19 | + 30% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 147,500 Ft (E£ 10,238) | E£ 12,013 | - 15% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 37 Ft (E£ 2.58) | E£ 0.23 | + 1037% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 7,726 Ft (E£ 536) | E£ 416 | + 29% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 1,043 Ft (E£ 72) | E£ 28 | + 159% | |

TOTAL | + 55% |

This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 315 prices entered by 33 different people.

These prices were last updated on March 24, 2018.
Exchange rate:
0.06941
EGP
/
HUF

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#
Cost of living in
**Szeged (Hungary)**
is
**55% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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