- Cost of Living
- Hungary
- Egypt
- Szolnok
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Szolnok, Hungary compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 50% | |||
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Food in Szolnok (Hungary) is 50% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 913 Ft (E£ 61) | E£ 68 | - 10% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 1,025 Ft (E£ 69) | E£ 63 | + 9% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 700 Ft (E£ 47) | E£ 31 | + 49% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 233 Ft (E£ 16) | E£ 13 | + 21% | |
12 eggs, large | 490 Ft (E£ 33) | E£ 16 | + 99% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 350 Ft (E£ 23) | E£ 6 | + 283% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 883 Ft (E£ 59) | E£ 29 | + 105% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 300 Ft (E£ 20) | E£ 15 | + 34% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 288 Ft (E£ 19) | E£ 5.21 | + 271% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 243 Ft (E£ 16) | E£ 14 | + 18% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 1,333 Ft (E£ 89) | E£ 88 | + 1% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 367 Ft (E£ 25) | E£ 10 | + 143% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 125 Ft (E£ 8) | E£ 2.60 | + 222% | |
Housing | + 68% | |||
Housing in Szolnok (Hungary) is 68% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 93,319 Ft (E£ 6,253) | E£ 4,715 | + 33% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 70,000 Ft (E£ 4,691) | E£ 2,520 | + 86% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 33,333 Ft (E£ 2,234) | E£ 253 | + 782% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 57,500 Ft (E£ 3,853) | E£ 2,488 | + 55% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 40,000 Ft (E£ 2,680) | E£ 1,489 | + 80% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 22,500 Ft (E£ 1,508) | E£ 238 | + 533% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 5,000 Ft (E£ 335) | E£ 397 | - 16% | |
40” flat screen TV | 161,667 Ft (E£ 10,833) | E£ 6,060 | + 79% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 19,000 Ft (E£ 1,273) | E£ 1,489 | - 14% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 3,500 Ft (E£ 235) | E£ 60 | + 291% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 1,000 Ft (E£ 67) | E£ 17 | + 297% | |
Clothes | - 8% | |||
Clothes in Szolnok (Hungary) is 8% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 21,500 Ft (E£ 1,441) | E£ 735 | + 96% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 4,875 Ft (E£ 327) | E£ 604 | - 46% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 21,000 Ft (E£ 1,407) | E£ 1,448 | - 3% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 22,500 Ft (E£ 1,508) | E£ 581 | + 159% | |
Transportation | + 76% | |||
Transportation in Szolnok (Hungary) is 76% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 4,500,000 Ft (E£ 301,548) | E£ 348,808 | - 14% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 403 Ft (E£ 27) | E£ 3.19 | + 747% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 5,667 Ft (E£ 380) | E£ 123 | + 210% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | - | E£ 21 | - | |
Personal Care | + 76% | |||
Personal Care in Szolnok (Hungary) is 76% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 1,550 Ft (E£ 104) | E£ 24 | + 329% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 3,000 Ft (E£ 201) | E£ 90 | + 123% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | - | E£ 98 | - | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 1,025 Ft (E£ 69) | E£ 30 | + 129% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 691 Ft (E£ 46) | E£ 19 | + 145% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 667 Ft (E£ 45) | E£ 23 | + 99% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 238 Ft (E£ 16) | E£ 13 | + 26% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 667 Ft (E£ 45) | E£ 12 | + 286% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 1,150 Ft (E£ 77) | E£ 28 | + 178% | |
Entertainment | + 65% | |||
Entertainment in Szolnok (Hungary) is 65% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 5,167 Ft (E£ 346) | E£ 119 | + 192% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 2,525 Ft (E£ 169) | E£ 86 | + 97% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 3,500 Ft (E£ 235) | E£ 266 | - 12% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 10,000 Ft (E£ 670) | E£ 214 | + 213% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 995 Ft (E£ 67) | E£ 52 | + 28% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 450 Ft (E£ 30) | E£ 24 | + 26% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 340 Ft (E£ 23) | E£ 19 | + 17% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | - | E£ 12,013 | - | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 15 Ft (E£ 1.01) | E£ 0.23 | + 343% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 9,000 Ft (E£ 603) | E£ 433 | + 39% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 1,000 Ft (E£ 67) | E£ 26 | + 159% | |
TOTAL | + 60% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 260 prices entered by 28 different people.
These prices were last updated on December 16, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Szolnok (Hungary) is 60% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 23,929
(357,089 Ft)
in Szolnok
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,000
in Alexandria.
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