#
Cost of living in
**Arequipa (Peru)**
is
**39% more expensive than**
in
**Al Mansurah (Egypt)**

**WARNING!**This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 180 prices entered by 10 different people.

Food in Arequipa (Peru) is 44% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||
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Arequipa (Peru) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ||

S/. 10 (E£ 51) | E£ 60 | 15% |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | ||

S/. 14 (E£ 76) | E£ 42 | 82% |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ||

S/. 7 (E£ 36) | E£ 28 | 27% |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ||

S/. 3.96 (E£ 21) | E£ 11 | 98% |

12 eggs, large | ||

S/. 4.56 (E£ 24) | E£ 13 | 85% |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ||

S/. 2.50 (E£ 13) | E£ 5.42 | 148% |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ||

S/. 8 (E£ 42) | E£ 13 | 213% |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ||

S/. 4.28 (E£ 23) | E£ 21 | 8% |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ||

S/. 2.22 (E£ 12) | E£ 6 | 90% |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ||

S/. 4.87 (E£ 26) | E£ 25 | 5% |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ||

S/. 29 (E£ 155) | - | - |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | ||

S/. 7 (E£ 37) | E£ 8 | 392% |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ||

S/. 1.87 (E£ 10) | E£ 8 | 34% |

Housing in Arequipa (Peru) is 56% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||

Arequipa (Peru) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | ||

S/. 2,058 (E£ 11,058) | E£ 4,000 | 176% |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | ||

S/. 1,046 (E£ 5,618) | - | - |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ||

S/. 233 (E£ 1,254) | E£ 350 | 258% |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | ||

S/. 1,661 (E£ 8,926) | - | - |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | ||

S/. 890 (E£ 4,785) | E£ 1,500 | 219% |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | ||

S/. 418 (E£ 2,249) | E£ 1,000 | 125% |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ||

S/. 100 (E£ 537) | E£ 193 | 178% |

40” flat screen TV | ||

S/. 1,575 (E£ 8,461) | E£ 3,000 | 182% |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | ||

S/. 300 (E£ 1,614) | E£ 1,200 | 35% |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ||

S/. 8 (E£ 42) | - | - |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | ||

S/. 13 (E£ 67) | E£ 38 | 79% |

Clothes in Arequipa (Peru) is 17% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||

Arequipa (Peru) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | ||

S/. 108 (E£ 579) | E£ 400 | 45% |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | ||

S/. 110 (E£ 591) | E£ 533 | 11% |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | ||

S/. 221 (E£ 1,187) | E£ 857 | 38% |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ||

S/. 153 (E£ 824) | E£ 800 | 3% |

Transportation in Arequipa (Peru) is 21% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||

Arequipa (Peru) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ||

S/. 32,020 (E£ 172,057) | - | - |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ||

S/. 3.08 (E£ 17) | E£ 4.44 | 272% |

Monthly ticket public transport | ||

S/. 61 (E£ 330) | - | - |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | ||

S/. 29 (E£ 157) | E£ 52 | 202% |

Personal Care in Arequipa (Peru) is 115% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||

Arequipa (Peru) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ||

S/. 20 (E£ 107) | E£ 27 | 296% |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ||

S/. 27 (E£ 144) | E£ 50 | 188% |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | ||

S/. 98 (E£ 527) | E£ 100 | 427% |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | ||

S/. 23 (E£ 125) | E£ 50 | 150% |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ||

S/. 11 (E£ 61) | E£ 34 | 78% |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ||

S/. 18 (E£ 96) | E£ 25 | 282% |

4 rolls of toilet paper | ||

S/. 3.53 (E£ 19) | E£ 30 | 37% |

Tube of toothpaste | ||

S/. 3.84 (E£ 21) | E£ 15 | 38% |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ||

S/. 19 (E£ 103) | E£ 50 | 106% |

Entertainment in Arequipa (Peru) is 29% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||

Arequipa (Peru) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ||

S/. 41 (E£ 218) | E£ 173 | 26% |

2 tickets to the movies | ||

S/. 28 (E£ 148) | E£ 60 | 147% |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | ||

S/. 110 (E£ 591) | E£ 120 | 393% |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ||

S/. 91 (E£ 490) | E£ 350 | 40% |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ||

S/. 14 (E£ 75) | E£ 25 | 198% |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ||

S/. 12 (E£ 64) | E£ 15 | 327% |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ||

S/. 9 (E£ 47) | - | - |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | ||

S/. 1,755 (E£ 9,429) | - | - |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | ||

S/. 0.49 (E£ 2.64) | - | - |

1 month of gym membership in business district | ||

S/. 93 (E£ 502) | E£ 300 | 67% |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ||

S/. 10 (E£ 53) | E£ 40 | 34% |

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### Compare other countries

For example, you would need at least

**E£ 15,322**(S/. 2,851) in Arequipa to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with**E£ 11,000**in Al Mansurah.