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

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

Currency:

Food | + 49% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Zalaegerszeg (Hungary) is 49% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 983 Ft (E£ 69) | E£ 68 | + 1% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 1,013 Ft (E£ 71) | E£ 65 | + 9% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 803 Ft (E£ 56) | E£ 33 | + 71% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 232 Ft (E£ 16) | E£ 14 | + 19% | |

12 eggs, large | 551 Ft (E£ 38) | E£ 18 | + 109% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 356 Ft (E£ 25) | E£ 6 | + 305% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 1,442 Ft (E£ 101) | E£ 28 | + 257% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 345 Ft (E£ 24) | E£ 16 | + 51% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 179 Ft (E£ 12) | E£ 5.21 | + 139% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 246 Ft (E£ 17) | E£ 17 | + 1% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 826 Ft (E£ 58) | E£ 92 | - 38% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 449 Ft (E£ 31) | E£ 11 | + 179% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 70 Ft (E£ 4.90) | E£ 3.27 | + 50% | |

Housing | + 105% | |||

Housing in Zalaegerszeg (Hungary) is 105% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 145,972 Ft (E£ 10,171) | E£ 5,083 | + 100% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 117,187 Ft (E£ 8,166) | E£ 2,637 | + 210% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 56,843 Ft (E£ 3,961) | E£ 291 | + 1259% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 55,000 Ft (E£ 3,832) | E£ 2,571 | + 49% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 58,124 Ft (E£ 4,050) | E£ 1,457 | + 178% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 38,950 Ft (E£ 2,714) | E£ 238 | + 1040% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 1,784 Ft (E£ 124) | E£ 381 | - 67% | |

40” flat screen TV | 220,000 Ft (E£ 15,329) | E£ 6,052 | + 153% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 20,000 Ft (E£ 1,394) | E£ 1,489 | - 6% | |

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

Hourly rate for cleaning help | 1,000 Ft (E£ 70) | E£ 17 | + 313% | |

Clothes | + 25% | |||

Clothes in Zalaegerszeg (Hungary) is 25% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 23,231 Ft (E£ 1,619) | E£ 735 | + 120% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 7,681 Ft (E£ 535) | E£ 604 | - 11% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 24,220 Ft (E£ 1,688) | E£ 1,448 | + 17% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 28,687 Ft (E£ 1,999) | E£ 581 | + 244% | |

Transportation | + 77% | |||

Transportation in Zalaegerszeg (Hungary) is 77% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 4,500,000 Ft (E£ 313,557) | E£ 356,935 | - 12% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 344 Ft (E£ 24) | E£ 3.35 | + 617% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 6,752 Ft (E£ 470) | E£ 123 | + 284% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | - | E£ 21 | - | |

Personal Care | + 149% | |||

Personal Care in Zalaegerszeg (Hungary) is 149% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 1,559 Ft (E£ 109) | E£ 24 | + 348% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 1,616 Ft (E£ 113) | E£ 87 | + 29% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 3,075 Ft (E£ 214) | E£ 98 | + 118% | |

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£ 19 | + 132% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 791 Ft (E£ 55) | E£ 23 | + 145% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 637 Ft (E£ 44) | E£ 13 | + 252% | |

Tube of toothpaste | 581 Ft (E£ 41) | E£ 12 | + 250% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 1,023 Ft (E£ 71) | E£ 28 | + 157% | |

Entertainment | + 71% | |||

Entertainment in Zalaegerszeg (Hungary) is 71% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 4,940 Ft (E£ 344) | E£ 119 | + 190% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 2,277 Ft (E£ 159) | E£ 86 | + 85% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 4,000 Ft (E£ 279) | E£ 244 | + 14% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 5,000 Ft (E£ 348) | E£ 214 | + 63% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 1,285 Ft (E£ 90) | E£ 52 | + 72% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 445 Ft (E£ 31) | E£ 24 | + 30% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 425 Ft (E£ 30) | E£ 19 | + 52% | |

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 | + 867% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 7,039 Ft (E£ 490) | E£ 433 | + 13% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 1,133 Ft (E£ 79) | E£ 26 | + 206% | |

TOTAL | + 74% |

This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 263 prices entered by 26 different people.

These prices were last updated on January 16, 2018.
Exchange rate:
0.06968
EGP
/
HUF

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#
Cost of living in
**Zalaegerszeg (Hungary)**
is
**74% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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