#
Cost of living in
**León (Spain)**
is
**80% 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 45 prices entered by 6 different people.

Food in León (Spain) is 144% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||
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León (Spain) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

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

€11 (E£ 221) | E£ 53 | 322% |

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

€7 (E£ 133) | E£ 49 | 172% |

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

€3.21 (E£ 64) | E£ 28 | 126% |

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

€0.87 (E£ 17) | E£ 11 | 60% |

12 eggs, large | ||

€1.64 (E£ 33) | E£ 13 | 146% |

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

€1.60 (E£ 32) | E£ 5.42 | 487% |

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

€6.00 (E£ 119) | E£ 13 | 795% |

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

€1.62 (E£ 32) | E£ 21 | 52% |

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

€1.40 (E£ 28) | E£ 6 | 344% |

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

€0.66 (E£ 13) | E£ 25 | 48% |

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

€7 (E£ 144) | - | - |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | ||

€1.64 (E£ 33) | E£ 8 | 330% |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ||

€0.66 (E£ 13) | E£ 8 | 76% |

Housing in León (Spain) is 92% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||

León (Spain) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

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

€567 (E£ 11,268) | E£ 4,000 | 182% |

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

€460 (E£ 9,150) | - | - |

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

€177 (E£ 3,514) | E£ 350 | 904% |

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

€363 (E£ 7,210) | - | - |

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

€267 (E£ 5,313) | E£ 1,500 | 254% |

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

€170 (E£ 3,381) | E£ 1,000 | 238% |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ||

€32 (E£ 636) | E£ 193 | 229% |

40” flat screen TV | ||

€490 (E£ 9,746) | E£ 3,000 | 225% |

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

€90 (E£ 1,790) | E£ 1,200 | 49% |

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

€6 (E£ 128) | - | - |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | ||

€9 (E£ 183) | E£ 38 | 389% |

Clothes in León (Spain) is 21% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||

León (Spain) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

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

€68 (E£ 1,344) | E£ 400 | 236% |

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

€18 (E£ 364) | E£ 533 | 32% |

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

€71 (E£ 1,412) | E£ 857 | 65% |

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

€90 (E£ 1,791) | E£ 800 | 124% |

Transportation in León (Spain) is 37% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||

León (Spain) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

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

€22,375 (E£ 445,018) | - | - |

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

€1.19 (E£ 24) | E£ 4.44 | 432% |

Monthly ticket public transport | ||

€32 (E£ 628) | - | - |

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

€15 (E£ 291) | E£ 52 | 459% |

Personal Care in León (Spain) is 149% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||

León (Spain) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

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

€5.13 (E£ 102) | E£ 27 | 278% |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ||

€12 (E£ 239) | E£ 50 | 377% |

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

€43 (E£ 861) | E£ 100 | 761% |

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

€4.67 (E£ 93) | E£ 50 | 86% |

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

€2.44 (E£ 48) | E£ 34 | 41% |

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

€2.67 (E£ 53) | E£ 25 | 112% |

4 rolls of toilet paper | ||

€1.75 (E£ 35) | E£ 30 | 16% |

Tube of toothpaste | ||

€2.00 (E£ 40) | E£ 15 | 165% |

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

€11 (E£ 214) | E£ 50 | 328% |

Entertainment in León (Spain) is 80% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||

León (Spain) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ||

€31 (E£ 621) | E£ 173 | 258% |

2 tickets to the movies | ||

€14 (E£ 282) | E£ 60 | 370% |

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

€63 (E£ 1,243) | E£ 120 | 936% |

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

€43 (E£ 846) | E£ 350 | 142% |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ||

€6.00 (E£ 119) | E£ 25 | 377% |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ||

€1.75 (E£ 35) | E£ 15 | 132% |

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

€3.75 (E£ 75) | - | - |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | ||

€1,500 (E£ 29,834) | - | - |

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

€0.23 (E£ 4.64) | - | - |

1 month of gym membership in business district | ||

€27 (E£ 547) | E£ 300 | 82% |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ||

€4.72 (E£ 94) | E£ 40 | 135% |

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### Compare other countries

For example, you would need at least

**E£ 23,462**(€1,180) in León to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with**E£ 13,000**in Al Mansurah.