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

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

Currency:

Food | + 13% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Szolnok (Hungary) is 13% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 913 Ft (E£ 60) | E£ 72 | - 17% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 1,025 Ft (E£ 67) | E£ 72 | - 6% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 700 Ft (E£ 46) | E£ 37 | + 23% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 233 Ft (E£ 15) | E£ 14 | + 14% | |

12 eggs, large | 490 Ft (E£ 32) | E£ 20 | + 60% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 350 Ft (E£ 23) | E£ 14 | + 63% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 883 Ft (E£ 58) | E£ 29 | + 101% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 300 Ft (E£ 20) | E£ 21 | - 6% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 288 Ft (E£ 19) | E£ 5.86 | + 223% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 243 Ft (E£ 16) | E£ 19 | - 17% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 1,333 Ft (E£ 88) | E£ 92 | - 5% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 367 Ft (E£ 24) | E£ 11 | + 113% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 125 Ft (E£ 8) | E£ 10 | - 21% | |

Housing | + 21% | |||

Housing in Szolnok (Hungary) is 21% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 93,319 Ft (E£ 6,129) | E£ 5,401 | + 13% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 70,000 Ft (E£ 4,597) | E£ 3,866 | + 19% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 33,333 Ft (E£ 2,189) | E£ 898 | + 144% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 57,500 Ft (E£ 3,776) | E£ 3,625 | + 4% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 40,000 Ft (E£ 2,627) | E£ 2,335 | + 12% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 22,500 Ft (E£ 1,478) | E£ 736 | + 101% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 5,000 Ft (E£ 328) | E£ 365 | - 10% | |

40” flat screen TV | 161,667 Ft (E£ 10,618) | E£ 6,508 | + 63% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 19,000 Ft (E£ 1,248) | E£ 1,877 | - 34% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 3,500 Ft (E£ 230) | E£ 67 | + 241% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | 1,000 Ft (E£ 66) | - | - | |

Clothes | - 16% | |||

Clothes in Szolnok (Hungary) is 16% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 21,500 Ft (E£ 1,412) | E£ 740 | + 91% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 4,875 Ft (E£ 320) | E£ 681 | - 53% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 21,000 Ft (E£ 1,379) | E£ 1,691 | - 18% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 22,500 Ft (E£ 1,478) | E£ 777 | + 90% | |

Transportation | + 34% | |||

Transportation in Szolnok (Hungary) is 34% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 4,500,000 Ft (E£ 295,546) | E£ 453,039 | - 35% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 375 Ft (E£ 25) | E£ 3.88 | + 534% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 5,950 Ft (E£ 391) | E£ 182 | + 114% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | - | E£ 126 | - | |

Personal Care | + 54% | |||

Personal Care in Szolnok (Hungary) is 54% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 1,550 Ft (E£ 102) | E£ 33 | + 211% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 3,000 Ft (E£ 197) | E£ 72 | + 172% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | - | E£ 200 | - | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 1,025 Ft (E£ 67) | E£ 40 | + 68% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 691 Ft (E£ 45) | E£ 21 | + 116% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 667 Ft (E£ 44) | E£ 26 | + 70% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 238 Ft (E£ 16) | E£ 20 | - 21% | |

Tube of toothpaste | 667 Ft (E£ 44) | E£ 15 | + 198% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 1,150 Ft (E£ 76) | E£ 46 | + 64% | |

Entertainment | + 52% | |||

Entertainment in Szolnok (Hungary) is 52% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 5,167 Ft (E£ 339) | E£ 153 | + 122% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 2,525 Ft (E£ 166) | E£ 99 | + 68% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 3,500 Ft (E£ 230) | E£ 520 | - 56% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 10,000 Ft (E£ 657) | E£ 249 | + 164% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 995 Ft (E£ 65) | E£ 52 | + 25% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 450 Ft (E£ 30) | E£ 25 | + 17% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 340 Ft (E£ 22) | E£ 19 | + 15% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | - | E£ 11,487 | - | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 15 Ft (E£ 0.99) | E£ 0.23 | + 334% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 9,000 Ft (E£ 591) | E£ 416 | + 42% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 1,000 Ft (E£ 66) | E£ 28 | + 135% | |

TOTAL | + 26% |

This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 284 prices entered by 25 different people.

These prices were last updated on May 25, 2018.
Exchange rate:
0.06568
EGP
/
HUF

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#
Cost of living in
**Szolnok (Hungary)**
is
**26% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

**E£ 20,160**(306,951 Ft) in Szolnok to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with**E£ 16,000**in Alexandria.## Recent Prices Added

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