Cost of living in Hungary compared to Egypt
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Food | + 11% | |||
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Food in Hungary is 11% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 2,108 Ft (E£ 110) | E£ 85 | + 30% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | 1,625 Ft (E£ 85) | E£ 77 | + 10% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 704 Ft (E£ 37) | E£ 44 | - 16% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 264 Ft (E£ 14) | E£ 17 | - 18% | |
12 eggs, large | 612 Ft (E£ 32) | E£ 18 | + 73% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 645 Ft (E£ 34) | E£ 6 | + 429% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 1,043 Ft (E£ 54) | E£ 36 | + 52% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 430 Ft (E£ 22) | E£ 24 | - 8% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 279 Ft (E£ 15) | E£ 7 | + 96% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 250 Ft (E£ 13) | E£ 31 | - 57% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 1,696 Ft (E£ 88) | E£ 177 | - 50% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | 447 Ft (E£ 23) | E£ 15 | + 56% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 161 Ft (E£ 8) | E£ 6 | + 39% | |
Housing | + 111% | |||
Housing in Hungary is 111% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | 303,769 Ft (E£ 15,855) | E£ 7,788 | + 104% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | 198,747 Ft (E£ 10,373) | E£ 3,362 | + 209% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 41,361 Ft (E£ 2,159) | E£ 704 | + 207% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | 198,968 Ft (E£ 10,385) | E£ 4,620 | + 125% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | 133,998 Ft (E£ 6,994) | E£ 3,344 | + 109% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | 30,012 Ft (E£ 1,566) | E£ 501 | + 213% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | 4,483 Ft (E£ 234) | E£ 137 | + 71% | |
40” flat screen tv | 116,834 Ft (E£ 6,098) | E£ 4,538 | + 34% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | 27,922 Ft (E£ 1,457) | E£ 2,125 | - 31% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 2,471 Ft (E£ 129) | E£ 96 | + 34% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 2,269 Ft (E£ 118) | E£ 57 | + 108% | |
Clothes | - 15% | |||
Clothes in Hungary is 15% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | 26,741 Ft (E£ 1,396) | E£ 917 | + 52% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | 10,909 Ft (E£ 569) | E£ 848 | - 33% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | 25,088 Ft (E£ 1,309) | E£ 2,121 | - 38% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 26,580 Ft (E£ 1,387) | E£ 1,289 | + 8% | |
Transportation | + 31% | |||
Transportation in Hungary is 31% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 6,561,860 Ft (E£ 342,484) | E£ 395,100 | - 13% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 388 Ft (E£ 20) | E£ 8 | + 157% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 9,673 Ft (E£ 505) | E£ 318 | + 59% | |
Personal Care | + 89% | |||
Personal Care in Hungary is 89% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 2,355 Ft (E£ 123) | E£ 35 | + 252% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 4,745 Ft (E£ 248) | E£ 61 | + 308% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | 20,094 Ft (E£ 1,049) | E£ 261 | + 302% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | 1,218 Ft (E£ 64) | E£ 131 | - 52% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 829 Ft (E£ 43) | E£ 43 | + 1% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 819 Ft (E£ 43) | E£ 36 | + 18% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 451 Ft (E£ 24) | E£ 20 | + 18% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 494 Ft (E£ 26) | E£ 18 | + 42% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 3,676 Ft (E£ 192) | E£ 71 | + 170% | |
Entertainment | + 4% | |||
Entertainment in Hungary is about the same as in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 6,912 Ft (E£ 361) | E£ 328 | + 10% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 3,400 Ft (E£ 177) | E£ 175 | + 1% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 19,346 Ft (E£ 1,010) | E£ 1,249 | - 19% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 10,171 Ft (E£ 531) | E£ 406 | + 31% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 1,932 Ft (E£ 101) | E£ 75 | + 34% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 664 Ft (E£ 35) | E£ 38 | - 9% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 508 Ft (E£ 26) | E£ 47 | - 44% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | 177,265 Ft (E£ 9,252) | E£ 9,759 | - 5% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 26 Ft (E£ 1.34) | E£ 1.50 | - 10% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 10,468 Ft (E£ 546) | E£ 466 | + 17% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | 1,466 Ft (E£ 76) | E£ 44 | + 75% | |
TOTAL | + 36% |
These prices were last updated on April 06, 2021.
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This comparison is based on abundant and consistent data. It is based on 1,442 prices entered by 168 different people.
Cost of living in Hungary is 36% more expensive than in Egypt
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