#
Cost of living in
**Jena (Germany)**
is
**89% 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 92 prices entered by 10 different people.

Food in Jena (Germany) is 179% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||
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Jena (Germany) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

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

€12 (E£ 249) | E£ 53 | 374% |

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

€7 (E£ 149) | E£ 49 | 206% |

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

€3.52 (E£ 72) | E£ 28 | 153% |

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

€0.71 (E£ 14) | E£ 11 | 34% |

12 eggs, large | ||

€1.76 (E£ 36) | E£ 13 | 169% |

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

€2.27 (E£ 46) | E£ 5.42 | 753% |

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

€3.65 (E£ 74) | E£ 13 | 457% |

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

€2.26 (E£ 46) | E£ 21 | 116% |

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

€1.20 (E£ 24) | E£ 6 | 289% |

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

€0.79 (E£ 16) | E£ 25 | 36% |

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

€6 (E£ 125) | - | - |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | ||

€1.63 (E£ 33) | E£ 8 | 336% |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ||

€1.02 (E£ 21) | E£ 8 | 176% |

Housing in Jena (Germany) is 83% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||

Jena (Germany) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

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

€876 (E£ 17,823) | E£ 4,000 | 346% |

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

€679 (E£ 13,802) | - | - |

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

€125 (E£ 2,540) | E£ 350 | 626% |

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

€483 (E£ 9,831) | - | - |

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

€334 (E£ 6,800) | E£ 1,500 | 353% |

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

€68 (E£ 1,384) | E£ 1,000 | 38% |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ||

€21 (E£ 418) | E£ 193 | 116% |

40” flat screen TV | ||

€328 (E£ 6,661) | E£ 3,000 | 122% |

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

€68 (E£ 1,377) | E£ 1,200 | 15% |

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

€4.81 (E£ 98) | - | - |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | ||

€11 (E£ 216) | E£ 38 | 475% |

Clothes in Jena (Germany) is 64% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||

Jena (Germany) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

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

€61 (E£ 1,247) | E£ 400 | 212% |

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

€36 (E£ 728) | E£ 533 | 36% |

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

€67 (E£ 1,366) | E£ 857 | 59% |

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

€74 (E£ 1,507) | E£ 800 | 88% |

Transportation in Jena (Germany) is 44% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||

Jena (Germany) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

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

€16,800 (E£ 341,705) | - | - |

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

€1.40 (E£ 28) | E£ 4.44 | 539% |

Monthly ticket public transport | ||

€52 (E£ 1,061) | - | - |

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

€16 (E£ 335) | E£ 52 | 543% |

Personal Care in Jena (Germany) is 119% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||

Jena (Germany) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

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

€6 (E£ 127) | E£ 27 | 372% |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ||

€8 (E£ 163) | E£ 50 | 225% |

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

€35 (E£ 712) | E£ 100 | 612% |

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

€4.61 (E£ 94) | E£ 50 | 88% |

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

€1.86 (E£ 38) | E£ 34 | 10% |

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

€2.21 (E£ 45) | E£ 25 | 80% |

4 rolls of toilet paper | ||

€1.30 (E£ 26) | E£ 30 | 12% |

Tube of toothpaste | ||

€1.85 (E£ 38) | E£ 15 | 151% |

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

€15 (E£ 305) | E£ 50 | 510% |

Entertainment in Jena (Germany) is 91% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||

Jena (Germany) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ||

€28 (E£ 563) | E£ 173 | 225% |

2 tickets to the movies | ||

€17 (E£ 355) | E£ 60 | 491% |

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

€54 (E£ 1,099) | E£ 120 | 816% |

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

€37 (E£ 759) | E£ 350 | 117% |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ||

€6 (E£ 126) | E£ 25 | 405% |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ||

€2.64 (E£ 54) | E£ 15 | 257% |

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

€2.45 (E£ 50) | - | - |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | ||

- | - | - |

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

€0.10 (E£ 1.97) | - | - |

1 month of gym membership in business district | ||

€45 (E£ 915) | E£ 300 | 205% |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ||

€5.80 (E£ 118) | E£ 40 | 195% |

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For example, you would need at least

**E£ 20,764**(€1,021) in Jena to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with**E£ 11,000**in Al Mansurah.