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

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

Currency:

Food | + 20% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Zalaegerszeg (Hungary) is 20% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 983 Ft (E£ 68) | E£ 72 | - 5% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 1,013 Ft (E£ 70) | E£ 72 | - 2% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 803 Ft (E£ 56) | E£ 36 | + 53% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 232 Ft (E£ 16) | E£ 13 | + 20% | |

12 eggs, large | 551 Ft (E£ 38) | E£ 19 | + 97% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 356 Ft (E£ 25) | E£ 14 | + 76% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 1,442 Ft (E£ 100) | E£ 35 | + 190% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 345 Ft (E£ 24) | E£ 21 | + 14% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 179 Ft (E£ 12) | E£ 5.98 | + 107% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 246 Ft (E£ 17) | E£ 19 | - 12% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 826 Ft (E£ 57) | E£ 92 | - 38% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 449 Ft (E£ 31) | E£ 11 | + 180% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 70 Ft (E£ 4.88) | E£ 11 | - 56% | |

Housing | + 54% | |||

Housing in Zalaegerszeg (Hungary) is 54% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 145,972 Ft (E£ 10,132) | E£ 5,401 | + 88% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 117,187 Ft (E£ 8,134) | E£ 3,866 | + 110% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 56,843 Ft (E£ 3,945) | E£ 898 | + 340% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 55,000 Ft (E£ 3,817) | E£ 3,625 | + 5% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 58,124 Ft (E£ 4,034) | E£ 2,335 | + 73% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 38,950 Ft (E£ 2,703) | E£ 736 | + 267% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 1,784 Ft (E£ 124) | E£ 365 | - 66% | |

40” flat screen TV | 220,000 Ft (E£ 15,270) | E£ 6,508 | + 135% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 20,000 Ft (E£ 1,388) | E£ 1,489 | - 7% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 1,600 Ft (E£ 111) | E£ 67 | + 65% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | 1,000 Ft (E£ 69) | - | - | |

Clothes | + 20% | |||

Clothes in Zalaegerszeg (Hungary) is 20% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 23,231 Ft (E£ 1,612) | E£ 740 | + 118% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 7,681 Ft (E£ 533) | E£ 614 | - 13% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 24,220 Ft (E£ 1,681) | E£ 1,504 | + 12% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 28,687 Ft (E£ 1,991) | E£ 777 | + 156% | |

Transportation | + 43% | |||

Transportation in Zalaegerszeg (Hungary) is 43% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 4,500,000 Ft (E£ 312,340) | E£ 453,039 | - 31% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 344 Ft (E£ 24) | E£ 3.88 | + 516% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 6,752 Ft (E£ 469) | E£ 182 | + 157% | |

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

Personal Care | + 86% | |||

Personal Care in Zalaegerszeg (Hungary) is 86% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 1,559 Ft (E£ 108) | E£ 33 | + 231% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 1,616 Ft (E£ 112) | E£ 80 | + 40% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 3,075 Ft (E£ 213) | E£ 200 | + 7% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 600 Ft (E£ 42) | E£ 40 | + 4% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 630 Ft (E£ 44) | E£ 21 | + 108% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 791 Ft (E£ 55) | E£ 26 | + 113% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 637 Ft (E£ 44) | E£ 20 | + 123% | |

Tube of toothpaste | 581 Ft (E£ 40) | E£ 15 | + 175% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 1,023 Ft (E£ 71) | E£ 48 | + 49% | |

Entertainment | + 62% | |||

Entertainment in Zalaegerszeg (Hungary) is 62% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 4,940 Ft (E£ 343) | E£ 153 | + 124% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 2,277 Ft (E£ 158) | E£ 96 | + 64% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 4,000 Ft (E£ 278) | E£ 520 | - 47% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 5,000 Ft (E£ 347) | E£ 228 | + 52% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 1,285 Ft (E£ 89) | E£ 52 | + 71% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 445 Ft (E£ 31) | E£ 24 | + 27% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 425 Ft (E£ 29) | E£ 19 | + 51% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | - | E£ 12,013 | - | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 32 Ft (E£ 2.19) | E£ 0.23 | + 863% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 7,039 Ft (E£ 489) | E£ 416 | + 17% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 1,133 Ft (E£ 79) | E£ 28 | + 181% | |

TOTAL | + 44% |

This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 279 prices entered by 25 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
**Zalaegerszeg (Hungary)**
is
**44% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

**E£ 21,527**(310,147 Ft) in Zalaegerszeg to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with**E£ 15,000**in Alexandria.## Recent Prices Added

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