Cost of living in Budapest (Hungary) is 106% more expensive than in Aswan (Egypt)
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Food | + 86% | |||
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Food in Budapest (Hungary) is 86% more expensive than in Aswan (Egypt) | ||||
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Budapest | Aswan | Diff | ||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 2,170 Ft (E£ 118) | E£ 55 | + 115% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | 1,696 Ft (E£ 92) | E£ 45 | + 105% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 732 Ft (E£ 40) | E£ 18 | + 121% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 288 Ft (E£ 16) | E£ 10 | + 57% | |
12 eggs, large | 604 Ft (E£ 33) | E£ 12 | + 174% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 679 Ft (E£ 37) | E£ 5.48 | + 574% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 1,037 Ft (E£ 56) | E£ 25 | + 126% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 457 Ft (E£ 25) | E£ 15 | + 66% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 301 Ft (E£ 16) | E£ 5.00 | + 228% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 251 Ft (E£ 14) | E£ 12 | + 14% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 1,755 Ft (E£ 95) | E£ 122 | - 22% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | 463 Ft (E£ 25) | E£ 9 | + 180% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 148 Ft (E£ 8) | - | - | |
Housing | + 104% | |||
Housing in Budapest (Hungary) is 104% more expensive than in Aswan (Egypt) | ||||
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Budapest | Aswan | Diff | ||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | 298,588 Ft (E£ 16,240) | E£ 10,000 | + 62% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | 211,075 Ft (E£ 11,480) | E£ 1,000 | + 1048% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 40,912 Ft (E£ 2,225) | E£ 322 | + 591% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | 186,058 Ft (E£ 10,119) | E£ 900 | + 1024% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | 131,747 Ft (E£ 7,166) | - | - | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | 31,904 Ft (E£ 1,735) | E£ 252 | + 589% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | 4,508 Ft (E£ 245) | E£ 329 | - 25% | |
40” flat screen tv | 121,602 Ft (E£ 6,614) | E£ 3,920 | + 69% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | 25,308 Ft (E£ 1,376) | E£ 1,340 | + 3% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 2,496 Ft (E£ 136) | E£ 72 | + 89% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 2,221 Ft (E£ 121) | E£ 20 | + 504% | |
Clothes | + 44% | |||
Clothes in Budapest (Hungary) is 44% more expensive than in Aswan (Egypt) | ||||
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1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | 25,510 Ft (E£ 1,387) | E£ 587 | + 136% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | 11,228 Ft (E£ 611) | E£ 557 | + 10% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | 25,895 Ft (E£ 1,408) | E£ 851 | + 65% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 26,057 Ft (E£ 1,417) | E£ 843 | + 68% | |
Transportation | + 158% | |||
Transportation in Budapest (Hungary) is 158% more expensive than in Aswan (Egypt) | ||||
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Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 6,312,410 Ft (E£ 343,323) | E£ 276,190 | + 24% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 383 Ft (E£ 21) | E£ 2.90 | + 619% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 9,610 Ft (E£ 523) | E£ 60 | + 771% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 3,326 Ft (E£ 181) | - | - | |
Personal Care | + 222% | |||
Personal Care in Budapest (Hungary) is 222% more expensive than in Aswan (Egypt) | ||||
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Budapest | Aswan | Diff | ||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 2,313 Ft (E£ 126) | E£ 21 | + 499% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 2,807 Ft (E£ 153) | E£ 44 | + 247% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | 18,799 Ft (E£ 1,022) | E£ 70 | + 1361% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | 1,092 Ft (E£ 59) | E£ 46 | + 29% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 835 Ft (E£ 45) | E£ 29 | + 57% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 770 Ft (E£ 42) | E£ 25 | + 68% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 456 Ft (E£ 25) | E£ 12 | + 107% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 502 Ft (E£ 27) | E£ 11 | + 148% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 4,068 Ft (E£ 221) | E£ 25 | + 785% | |
Entertainment | + 81% | |||
Entertainment in Budapest (Hungary) is 81% more expensive than in Aswan (Egypt) | ||||
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Budapest | Aswan | Diff | ||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 7,006 Ft (E£ 381) | E£ 80 | + 376% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 3,687 Ft (E£ 201) | E£ 70 | + 186% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 17,290 Ft (E£ 940) | E£ 400 | + 135% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 10,870 Ft (E£ 591) | E£ 150 | + 294% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 2,237 Ft (E£ 122) | E£ 76 | + 60% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 660 Ft (E£ 36) | E£ 15 | + 139% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 492 Ft (E£ 27) | E£ 32 | - 16% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | 175,410 Ft (E£ 9,540) | - | - | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 26 Ft (E£ 1.41) | - | - | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 10,996 Ft (E£ 598) | E£ 100 | + 498% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | 1,428 Ft (E£ 78) | E£ 25 | + 211% | |
TOTAL | + 106% |
This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 491 prices entered by 67 different people.
These prices were last updated on June 13, 2021.
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