#
Cost of living in
**Larnaca (Cyprus)**
is
**92% 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 212 prices entered by 11 different people.

Food in Larnaca (Cyprus) is 194% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||
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Larnaca (Cyprus) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

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

€16 (E£ 323) | E£ 60 | 438% |

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

€5.93 (E£ 121) | E£ 42 | 190% |

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

€3.34 (E£ 68) | E£ 28 | 140% |

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

€1.16 (E£ 24) | E£ 11 | 120% |

12 eggs, large | ||

€1.94 (E£ 39) | E£ 13 | 197% |

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

€1.32 (E£ 27) | E£ 5.42 | 397% |

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

€4.15 (E£ 84) | E£ 13 | 533% |

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

€2.34 (E£ 48) | E£ 21 | 124% |

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

€0.63 (E£ 13) | E£ 6 | 106% |

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

€0.89 (E£ 18) | E£ 25 | 28% |

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

€5.10 (E£ 104) | - | - |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | ||

€2.00 (E£ 41) | E£ 8 | 436% |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ||

€1.23 (E£ 25) | E£ 8 | 232% |

Housing in Larnaca (Cyprus) is 79% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||

Larnaca (Cyprus) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

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

€723 (E£ 14,716) | E£ 4,000 | 268% |

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

€361 (E£ 7,341) | - | - |

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

€109 (E£ 2,210) | E£ 350 | 531% |

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

€404 (E£ 8,227) | - | - |

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

€322 (E£ 6,550) | E£ 1,500 | 337% |

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

€89 (E£ 1,802) | E£ 1,000 | 80% |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ||

€30 (E£ 612) | E£ 193 | 217% |

40” flat screen TV | ||

€276 (E£ 5,621) | E£ 3,000 | 87% |

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

€81 (E£ 1,644) | E£ 1,200 | 37% |

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

€5.99 (E£ 122) | - | - |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | ||

€7 (E£ 135) | E£ 38 | 259% |

Clothes in Larnaca (Cyprus) is 30% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||

Larnaca (Cyprus) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

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

€48 (E£ 975) | E£ 400 | 144% |

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

€30 (E£ 606) | E£ 533 | 14% |

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

€42 (E£ 852) | E£ 857 | 1% |

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

€53 (E£ 1,079) | E£ 800 | 35% |

Transportation in Larnaca (Cyprus) is 56% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||

Larnaca (Cyprus) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

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

€13,394 (E£ 272,490) | - | - |

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

€1.27 (E£ 26) | E£ 4.44 | 484% |

Monthly ticket public transport | ||

€52 (E£ 1,063) | - | - |

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

€31 (E£ 625) | E£ 52 | 1099% |

Personal Care in Larnaca (Cyprus) is 161% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||

Larnaca (Cyprus) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

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

€4.22 (E£ 86) | E£ 27 | 218% |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ||

€13 (E£ 272) | E£ 50 | 445% |

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

€40 (E£ 813) | E£ 100 | 713% |

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

€10 (E£ 203) | E£ 50 | 307% |

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

€2.18 (E£ 44) | E£ 34 | 29% |

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

€3.55 (E£ 72) | E£ 25 | 189% |

4 rolls of toilet paper | ||

€1.86 (E£ 38) | E£ 30 | 26% |

Tube of toothpaste | ||

€1.59 (E£ 32) | E£ 15 | 116% |

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

€10 (E£ 193) | E£ 50 | 287% |

Entertainment in Larnaca (Cyprus) is 85% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||

Larnaca (Cyprus) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ||

€23 (E£ 477) | E£ 173 | 175% |

2 tickets to the movies | ||

€16 (E£ 327) | E£ 60 | 445% |

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

€20 (E£ 407) | E£ 120 | 239% |

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

€40 (E£ 814) | E£ 350 | 133% |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ||

€10 (E£ 197) | E£ 25 | 689% |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ||

€2.54 (E£ 52) | E£ 15 | 245% |

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

€2.64 (E£ 54) | - | - |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | ||

€160 (E£ 3,255) | - | - |

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

€0.47 (E£ 10) | - | - |

1 month of gym membership in business district | ||

€45 (E£ 915) | E£ 300 | 205% |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ||

€4.77 (E£ 97) | E£ 40 | 143% |

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### Compare other countries

For example, you would need at least

**E£ 23,053**(€1,133) in Larnaca to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with**E£ 12,000**in Al Mansurah.