- Cost of Living
- Hungary
- Egypt
- Comparison
Cost of living in Hungary compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 21% | |||
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Food in Hungary is 21% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 1,862 Ft (E£ 117) | E£ 137 | - 15% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 1,602 Ft (E£ 100) | E£ 70 | + 44% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 733 Ft (E£ 46) | E£ 39 | + 19% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 247 Ft (E£ 16) | E£ 15 | + 6% | |
12 eggs, large | 611 Ft (E£ 38) | E£ 21 | + 81% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 542 Ft (E£ 34) | E£ 10 | + 252% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 942 Ft (E£ 59) | E£ 32 | + 87% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 365 Ft (E£ 23) | E£ 25 | - 7% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 225 Ft (E£ 14) | E£ 8 | + 85% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 232 Ft (E£ 15) | E£ 22 | - 34% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 1,644 Ft (E£ 103) | E£ 150 | - 31% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 393 Ft (E£ 25) | E£ 13 | + 93% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 142 Ft (E£ 9) | E£ 5.66 | + 57% | |
Housing | + 69% | |||
Housing in Hungary is 69% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 245,456 Ft (E£ 15,396) | E£ 8,522 | + 81% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 162,063 Ft (E£ 10,165) | E£ 5,146 | + 98% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 43,292 Ft (E£ 2,716) | E£ 781 | + 248% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 172,985 Ft (E£ 10,850) | E£ 6,535 | + 66% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 116,751 Ft (E£ 7,323) | E£ 4,067 | + 80% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 28,163 Ft (E£ 1,767) | E£ 591 | + 199% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 2,779 Ft (E£ 174) | E£ 223 | - 22% | |
40” flat screen TV | 118,588 Ft (E£ 7,438) | E£ 5,906 | + 26% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 26,890 Ft (E£ 1,687) | E£ 3,080 | - 45% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 2,748 Ft (E£ 172) | E£ 92 | + 87% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 2,689 Ft (E£ 169) | E£ 91 | + 85% | |
Clothes | - 5% | |||
Clothes in Hungary is 5% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 17,008 Ft (E£ 1,067) | E£ 914 | + 17% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 11,661 Ft (E£ 731) | E£ 866 | - 16% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 23,118 Ft (E£ 1,450) | E£ 1,864 | - 22% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 29,543 Ft (E£ 1,853) | E£ 876 | + 112% | |
Transportation | + 8% | |||
Transportation in Hungary is 8% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 5,666,030 Ft (E£ 355,401) | E£ 441,627 | - 20% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 379 Ft (E£ 24) | E£ 6 | + 267% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 9,565 Ft (E£ 600) | E£ 604 | - 1% | |
Personal Care | + 63% | |||
Personal Care in Hungary is 63% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 2,324 Ft (E£ 146) | E£ 40 | + 261% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 2,861 Ft (E£ 179) | E£ 71 | + 151% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 11,715 Ft (E£ 735) | E£ 309 | + 138% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 1,237 Ft (E£ 78) | E£ 46 | + 67% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 942 Ft (E£ 59) | E£ 49 | + 20% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 780 Ft (E£ 49) | E£ 47 | + 4% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 372 Ft (E£ 23) | E£ 25 | - 8% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 514 Ft (E£ 32) | E£ 22 | + 50% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 2,428 Ft (E£ 152) | E£ 76 | + 102% | |
Entertainment | + 1% | |||
Entertainment in Hungary is about the same as in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 7,179 Ft (E£ 450) | E£ 369 | + 22% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 3,355 Ft (E£ 210) | E£ 129 | + 64% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 14,853 Ft (E£ 932) | E£ 786 | + 19% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 11,238 Ft (E£ 705) | E£ 577 | + 22% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 1,567 Ft (E£ 98) | E£ 85 | + 16% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 657 Ft (E£ 41) | E£ 38 | + 8% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 528 Ft (E£ 33) | E£ 38 | - 14% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 151,126 Ft (E£ 9,479) | E£ 10,215 | - 7% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 27 Ft (E£ 1.72) | E£ 3.01 | - 43% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 12,461 Ft (E£ 782) | E£ 850 | - 8% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 1,266 Ft (E£ 79) | E£ 38 | + 111% | |
TOTAL | + 22% |
These prices were last updated on March 19, 2019.
Exchange rate:
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This comparison is based on abundant and consistent data. It is based on 5,692 prices entered by 623 different people.
Cost of living in Hungary is 22% more expensive than in Egypt
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