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Cost of living comparison between Lisbon, Portugal and Cairo, Egypt
Currency:
Food | 4% | ||
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Food in Lisbon (Portugal) is 4% cheaper than in Cairo (Egypt) | |||
Daily menu in the business district | €5.50 (E£ 49) | E£ 84 | 42% |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | €4.50 (E£ 40) | E£ 36 | 10% |
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | €3.24 (E£ 29) | E£ 21 | 37% |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | €0.50 (E£ 4.44) | E£ 8 | 46% |
12 eggs, large | €2.00 (E£ 18) | E£ 13 | 41% |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | €1.34 (E£ 12) | E£ 3.95 | 202% |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | €2.75 (E£ 24) | E£ 25 | 3% |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | €1.25 (E£ 11) | E£ 17 | 33% |
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes | €0.75 (E£ 7) | E£ 5.25 | 27% |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | €0.55 (E£ 4.88) | E£ 9 | 47% |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | €5.31 (E£ 47) | E£ 77 | 39% |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | €1.67 (E£ 15) | E£ 8 | 83% |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | €0.60 (E£ 5.33) | E£ 2.66 | 100% |
Housing | 21% | ||
Housing in Lisbon (Portugal) is 21% more expensive than in Cairo (Egypt) | |||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | €567 (E£ 5,029) | E£ 4,346 | 16% |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | €85 (E£ 750) | E£ 208 | 262% |
Internet 8MB (1 month) | €24 (E£ 213) | E£ 250 | 15% |
40” flat screen TV | €365 (E£ 3,243) | E£ 4,560 | 29% |
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt | €87 (E£ 770) | E£ 971 | 21% |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | €9 (E£ 81) | E£ 49 | 64% |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | €6 (E£ 56) | E£ 26 | 116% |
Clothes | 21% | ||
Clothes in Lisbon (Portugal) is 21% cheaper than in Cairo (Egypt) | |||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | €78 (E£ 695) | E£ 604 | 15% |
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) | €29 (E£ 256) | E£ 435 | 41% |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) | €79 (E£ 700) | E£ 670 | 5% |
1 pair of leather business shoes | €80 (E£ 709) | E£ 606 | 17% |
Transportation | 66% | ||
Transportation in Lisbon (Portugal) is 66% more expensive than in Cairo (Egypt) | |||
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new | €30,225 (E£ 268,264) | E£ 226,237 | 19% |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | €1.22 (E£ 11) | E£ 2.10 | 417% |
Monthly ticket public transport | €26 (E£ 232) | E£ 128 | 80% |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) | €13 (E£ 112) | E£ 24 | 368% |
Personal Care | 61% | ||
Personal Care in Lisbon (Portugal) is 61% more expensive than in Cairo (Egypt) | |||
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) | €4.24 (E£ 38) | E£ 20 | 89% |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | €3.86 (E£ 34) | E£ 44 | 22% |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | €2.87 (E£ 25) | E£ 27 | 4% |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | €4.36 (E£ 39) | E£ 19 | 105% |
4 rolls of toilet paper | €2.02 (E£ 18) | E£ 7 | 145% |
Tube of toothpaste | €2.10 (E£ 19) | E£ 10 | 78% |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | €13 (E£ 115) | E£ 44 | 165% |
Entertainment | 25% | ||
Entertainment in Lisbon (Portugal) is 25% more expensive than in Cairo (Egypt) | |||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | €28 (E£ 252) | E£ 173 | 45% |
2 tickets to the movies | €13 (E£ 112) | E£ 71 | 58% |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | €50 (E£ 445) | E£ 318 | 40% |
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert | €50 (E£ 444) | E£ 541 | 18% |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | €7 (E£ 61) | E£ 60 | 2% |
Capuccino in expat area of the city | €2.20 (E£ 19) | E£ 22 | 13% |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | €1.25 (E£ 11) | E£ 25 | 56% |
iPod nano 16GB | €173 (E£ 1,538) | E£ 2,008 | 23% |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | €0.33 (E£ 2.93) | E£ 0.47 | 520% |
1 month of gym membership in business district | €52 (E£ 458) | E£ 365 | 25% |
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes | €3.10 (E£ 28) | E£ 18 | 53% |
TOTAL | 24% |
These prices were last updated on November 27, 2014.
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