#
Cost of living in
**Larnaca (Cyprus)**
is
**101% 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 203 prices entered by 11 different people.

Food in Larnaca (Cyprus) is 213% 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 | ||

€18 (E£ 372) | E£ 60 | 520% |

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

€5.40 (E£ 112) | E£ 42 | 168% |

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

€3.34 (E£ 69) | E£ 28 | 144% |

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

€1.17 (E£ 24) | E£ 11 | 125% |

12 eggs, large | ||

€1.94 (E£ 40) | E£ 13 | 202% |

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

€1.32 (E£ 27) | E£ 5.42 | 404% |

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

€4.15 (E£ 86) | E£ 13 | 543% |

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

€2.34 (E£ 48) | E£ 21 | 127% |

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

€0.63 (E£ 13) | E£ 6 | 109% |

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

€0.85 (E£ 17) | E£ 25 | 30% |

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

€5.83 (E£ 120) | - | - |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | ||

€2.00 (E£ 41) | E£ 8 | 444% |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ||

€1.29 (E£ 27) | E£ 8 | 255% |

Housing in Larnaca (Cyprus) is 92% 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 | ||

€940 (E£ 19,415) | E£ 4,000 | 385% |

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

€364 (E£ 7,513) | - | - |

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

€116 (E£ 2,392) | E£ 350 | 584% |

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

€516 (E£ 10,653) | - | - |

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

€328 (E£ 6,770) | E£ 1,500 | 351% |

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

€94 (E£ 1,949) | E£ 1,000 | 95% |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ||

€28 (E£ 589) | E£ 193 | 204% |

40” flat screen TV | ||

€232 (E£ 4,799) | E£ 3,000 | 60% |

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

€94 (E£ 1,933) | E£ 1,200 | 61% |

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

€7 (E£ 137) | - | - |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | ||

€6 (E£ 129) | E£ 38 | 245% |

Clothes in Larnaca (Cyprus) is 31% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||

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

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

€48 (E£ 990) | E£ 400 | 148% |

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

€30 (E£ 616) | E£ 533 | 15% |

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

€42 (E£ 866) | E£ 857 | 1% |

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

€53 (E£ 1,095) | E£ 800 | 37% |

Transportation in Larnaca (Cyprus) is 58% 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 | ||

€12,834 (E£ 265,138) | - | - |

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

€1.29 (E£ 27) | E£ 4.44 | 503% |

Monthly ticket public transport | ||

€52 (E£ 1,080) | - | - |

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

€31 (E£ 635) | E£ 52 | 1118% |

Personal Care in Larnaca (Cyprus) is 184% 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£ 87) | E£ 27 | 223% |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ||

€13 (E£ 277) | E£ 50 | 453% |

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

€40 (E£ 829) | E£ 100 | 729% |

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

€10 (E£ 207) | E£ 50 | 313% |

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

€2.50 (E£ 52) | E£ 34 | 50% |

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

€4.05 (E£ 84) | E£ 25 | 235% |

4 rolls of toilet paper | ||

€1.79 (E£ 37) | E£ 30 | 23% |

Tube of toothpaste | ||

€1.63 (E£ 34) | E£ 15 | 124% |

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

€9 (E£ 192) | E£ 50 | 285% |

Entertainment in Larnaca (Cyprus) is 86% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||

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

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ||

€23 (E£ 484) | E£ 173 | 179% |

2 tickets to the movies | ||

€16 (E£ 332) | E£ 60 | 453% |

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

€20 (E£ 413) | E£ 120 | 244% |

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

€39 (E£ 795) | E£ 350 | 127% |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ||

€10 (E£ 200) | E£ 25 | 701% |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ||

€2.57 (E£ 53) | E£ 15 | 254% |

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

€2.64 (E£ 54) | - | - |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | ||

€160 (E£ 3,306) | - | - |

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

€0.47 (E£ 10) | - | - |

1 month of gym membership in business district | ||

€45 (E£ 929) | E£ 300 | 210% |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ||

€4.77 (E£ 99) | E£ 40 | 147% |

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### Compare other countries

For example, you would need at least

**E£ 22,066**(€1,068) in Larnaca to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with**E£ 11,000**in Al Mansurah.