Egypt vs Hungary - Cost of Living Comparison

Egypt Hungary
🚶 Cost of living one person
$418
$712
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1099
$1774
🏠 One person rent
$140
$341
🏘️ Family rent
$285
$605
🍽️ Food expenses
$178
$234
🚐 Transport expenses
$34
$58.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$232
$801
💸 GDP per capita
$3569
$15980
😃 Human freedom index
4.49
7.73
❤️ Life expectancy
72.2
75.6
👮 Corruption perceptions index
33
43
🌐 English speaking %
33.7%
20%
🎓 Higher education
72
81
😀 Quality of life
52
64
🏙️ Population
94.8M
9.77M

The average cost of living in Egypt ($418) is 41% less expensive than in Hungary ($712). Egypt ranked 189th vs 119th for Hungary in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Egypt compared to 1.1 months in Hungary. Ranked 80th and 47th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Egypt vs Hungary

We calculate prices for Egypt and Hungary as a population-weighted mean of 29 and 33 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Egypt Hungary
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.51
$5.99
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$16.8
$30.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.52
$4.68
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.74
$1.46
 Cappuccino
$1.72
$1.59
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.34
$0.98
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$150
$313
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$91.7
$241
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$344
$607
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$209
$446
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$21.8
$74.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$33.7
$114
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15
$11.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.64%
6.14%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$661
$2294
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$366
$1603
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.23
$0.86
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$12
$22.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.35
$9.81
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$1.2
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.89
$0.76
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.52
$0.74
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.62
$1.01
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.35
$1.77
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.44
$7.62
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.61
$4.29
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.15
$9.19
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.33
$1.16
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
$1.22
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
$1.39
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.45
$2.34
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.39
$0.81
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
$0.78
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.19
$0.21
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.73
$1.08
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.29
$3.92
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.46
$0.76
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.37
$4.61
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.67
$7.08
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.29
$2.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.02
$1.11
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.93
$1.32
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.7
$30.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.02
$4.88
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$12.5
$39
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.69
$5.88
👖 Brand Jeans
$37.9
$58.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$101
$64.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$106
$247
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3106
$6051

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Cities Comparison in Egypt vs Hungary

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Egypt

City Cost of living Population
Cairo
$473
9.29M
Giza
$413
5.6M
Alexandria
$408
4.87M
Shubra El Kheima
$380
1.03M
Mansoura
$377
960K
Suez
$316
517K
Helwan
$374
619K
El Mahalla El Kubra
$349
543K
Port Said
$471
524K
Ismailia
$324
293K
Faiyum
$366
316K
Tanta
$341
430K
Asyut
$395
389K
Zagazig
$367
303K
Kafr El Dawwar
$365
263K
Shibin El Kom
$354
177K
Sohag
$344
194K
Minya
$364
236K
Aswan
$309
268K
Luxor
$345
202K
Benha
$340
158K
Qena
$329
201K
Damanhur
$348
244K
Hurghada
$433
161K
Damietta
$371
207K
Beni Suef
$263
193K
Sharm El Sheikh
$457
73K
El Gouna
$360
15K
Dahab
$468
4.48K

In Hungary

City Cost of living Population
Budapest
$860
1.72M
Debrecen
$655
201K
Szeged
$615
159K
Gyor
$619
133K
Miskolc
$589
151K
Pecs
$534
140K
Kecskemet
$605
110K
Nyiregyhaza
$562
117K
Szekesfehervar
$675
95.5K
Szombathely
$582
78.3K
Erd
$650
70.1K
Tatabanya
$639
65.1K
Sopron
$597
62.9K
Veszprem
$624
58.2K
Szolnok
$515
69.7K
Budafok-Teteny
$599
55.1K
Dunakeszi
$760
44K
Zalaegerszeg
$561
55.5K
Kaposvar
$572
59.8K
Eger
$550
51.2K
Nagykanizsa
$544
46.9K
Bekescsaba
$535
58K
Hodmezovasarhely
$593
43.3K
Szigetszentmiklos
$601
40.5K
Dunaujvaros
$588
44.2K
Godollo
$592
31.8K
Cegled
$636
35.3K
Mosonmagyarovar
$598
34.4K
Vac
$652
32.9K
Salgotarjan
$614
32.3K