Cost of living in Hungary compared to Egypt
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Food | + 9% | |||
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Food in Hungary is 9% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 2,109 Ft (E£ 115) | E£ 121 | - 5% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | 1,717 Ft (E£ 94) | E£ 78 | + 20% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 691 Ft (E£ 38) | E£ 44 | - 15% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 252 Ft (E£ 14) | E£ 17 | - 18% | |
12 eggs, large | 588 Ft (E£ 32) | E£ 20 | + 60% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 613 Ft (E£ 33) | E£ 7 | + 347% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 1,001 Ft (E£ 55) | E£ 43 | + 27% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 381 Ft (E£ 21) | E£ 25 | - 16% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 275 Ft (E£ 15) | E£ 8 | + 99% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 257 Ft (E£ 14) | E£ 29 | - 51% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 1,761 Ft (E£ 96) | E£ 168 | - 43% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | 457 Ft (E£ 25) | E£ 14 | + 73% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 182 Ft (E£ 10) | E£ 7 | + 47% | |
Housing | + 104% | |||
Housing in Hungary is 104% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | 302,040 Ft (E£ 16,485) | E£ 8,946 | + 84% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | 222,063 Ft (E£ 12,120) | E£ 4,382 | + 177% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 47,282 Ft (E£ 2,581) | E£ 756 | + 241% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | 206,338 Ft (E£ 11,262) | E£ 5,383 | + 109% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | 146,012 Ft (E£ 7,969) | E£ 3,284 | + 143% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | 31,072 Ft (E£ 1,696) | E£ 523 | + 224% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | 3,650 Ft (E£ 199) | E£ 164 | + 22% | |
40” flat screen tv | 115,747 Ft (E£ 6,317) | E£ 4,479 | + 41% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | 23,903 Ft (E£ 1,305) | E£ 2,012 | - 35% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 2,528 Ft (E£ 138) | E£ 104 | + 33% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 2,372 Ft (E£ 129) | E£ 43 | + 198% | |
Clothes | - 21% | |||
Clothes in Hungary is 21% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | 21,545 Ft (E£ 1,176) | E£ 982 | + 20% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | 10,303 Ft (E£ 562) | E£ 848 | - 34% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | 25,045 Ft (E£ 1,367) | E£ 2,191 | - 38% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 27,140 Ft (E£ 1,481) | E£ 1,360 | + 9% | |
Transportation | + 35% | |||
Transportation in Hungary is 35% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 6,420,180 Ft (E£ 350,401) | E£ 393,598 | - 11% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 381 Ft (E£ 21) | E£ 8 | + 164% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 9,714 Ft (E£ 530) | E£ 322 | + 65% | |
Personal Care | + 60% | |||
Personal Care in Hungary is 60% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 2,584 Ft (E£ 141) | E£ 40 | + 253% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 2,413 Ft (E£ 132) | E£ 56 | + 136% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | 20,780 Ft (E£ 1,134) | E£ 236 | + 380% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | 1,557 Ft (E£ 85) | E£ 138 | - 39% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 853 Ft (E£ 47) | E£ 56 | - 16% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 738 Ft (E£ 40) | E£ 43 | - 6% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 457 Ft (E£ 25) | E£ 25 | - 1% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 544 Ft (E£ 30) | E£ 24 | + 26% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 3,583 Ft (E£ 196) | E£ 67 | + 191% | |
Entertainment | - 2% | |||
Entertainment in Hungary is about the same as in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 6,615 Ft (E£ 361) | E£ 374 | - 3% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 3,668 Ft (E£ 200) | E£ 175 | + 15% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 13,228 Ft (E£ 722) | E£ 1,178 | - 39% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 11,309 Ft (E£ 617) | E£ 585 | + 6% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 1,721 Ft (E£ 94) | E£ 82 | + 14% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 744 Ft (E£ 41) | E£ 37 | + 10% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 541 Ft (E£ 30) | E£ 68 | - 57% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | 149,958 Ft (E£ 8,184) | E£ 9,533 | - 14% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 28 Ft (E£ 1.52) | E£ 1.46 | + 4% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 12,183 Ft (E£ 665) | E£ 527 | + 26% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | 1,414 Ft (E£ 77) | E£ 42 | + 83% | |
TOTAL | + 32% |
These prices were last updated on August 13, 2020.
Exchange rate:
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This comparison is based on abundant and consistent data. It is based on 2,662 prices entered by 295 different people.
Cost of living in Hungary is 32% more expensive than in Egypt
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