#
Cost of living in
**Mendoza (Argentina)**
is
**13% 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 353 prices entered by 23 different people.

Food in Mendoza (Argentina) is 21% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||
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Mendoza (Argentina) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

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

ARS $148 (E£ 74) | E£ 60 | 23% |

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

ARS $132 (E£ 66) | E£ 42 | 57% |

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

ARS $42 (E£ 21) | E£ 28 | 26% |

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

ARS $25 (E£ 12) | E£ 11 | 15% |

12 eggs, large | ||

ARS $36 (E£ 18) | E£ 13 | 36% |

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

ARS $27 (E£ 13) | E£ 5.42 | 148% |

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

ARS $110 (E£ 55) | E£ 13 | 312% |

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

ARS $29 (E£ 15) | E£ 21 | 31% |

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

ARS $14 (E£ 7) | E£ 6 | 13% |

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

ARS $39 (E£ 19) | E£ 25 | 22% |

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

ARS $140 (E£ 70) | - | - |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | ||

ARS $60 (E£ 30) | E£ 8 | 293% |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ||

ARS $13 (E£ 6) | E£ 8 | 15% |

Housing in Mendoza (Argentina) is 15% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||

Mendoza (Argentina) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

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

ARS $12,742 (E£ 6,341) | E£ 4,000 | 59% |

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

ARS $8,468 (E£ 4,214) | - | - |

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

ARS $934 (E£ 465) | E£ 350 | 33% |

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

ARS $8,451 (E£ 4,206) | - | - |

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

ARS $4,876 (E£ 2,427) | E£ 1,500 | 62% |

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

ARS $662 (E£ 330) | E£ 1,000 | 67% |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ||

ARS $751 (E£ 374) | E£ 193 | 93% |

40” flat screen TV | ||

ARS $10,393 (E£ 5,172) | E£ 3,000 | 72% |

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

ARS $3,304 (E£ 1,644) | E£ 1,200 | 37% |

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

ARS $118 (E£ 59) | - | - |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | ||

ARS $86 (E£ 43) | E£ 38 | 13% |

Clothes in Mendoza (Argentina) is 16% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||

Mendoza (Argentina) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

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

ARS $1,407 (E£ 700) | E£ 400 | 75% |

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

ARS $990 (E£ 493) | E£ 533 | 8% |

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

ARS $2,392 (E£ 1,190) | E£ 857 | 39% |

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

ARS $3,321 (E£ 1,653) | E£ 800 | 107% |

Transportation in Mendoza (Argentina) is 18% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||

Mendoza (Argentina) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

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

ARS $491,808 (E£ 244,735) | - | - |

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

ARS $24 (E£ 12) | E£ 4.44 | 169% |

Monthly ticket public transport | ||

ARS $352 (E£ 175) | - | - |

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

ARS $428 (E£ 213) | E£ 52 | 309% |

Personal Care in Mendoza (Argentina) is 17% cheaper than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||

Mendoza (Argentina) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

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

ARS $45 (E£ 23) | E£ 27 | 16% |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ||

ARS $106 (E£ 53) | E£ 50 | 6% |

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

ARS $429 (E£ 214) | E£ 100 | 114% |

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

ARS $68 (E£ 34) | E£ 50 | 32% |

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

ARS $46 (E£ 23) | E£ 34 | 33% |

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

ARS $52 (E£ 26) | E£ 25 | 4% |

4 rolls of toilet paper | ||

ARS $25 (E£ 12) | E£ 30 | 59% |

Tube of toothpaste | ||

ARS $26 (E£ 13) | E£ 15 | 14% |

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

ARS $131 (E£ 65) | E£ 50 | 31% |

Entertainment in Mendoza (Argentina) is 0% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||

Mendoza (Argentina) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ||

ARS $367 (E£ 182) | E£ 173 | 5% |

2 tickets to the movies | ||

ARS $257 (E£ 128) | E£ 60 | 114% |

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

ARS $586 (E£ 292) | E£ 120 | 143% |

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

ARS $673 (E£ 335) | E£ 350 | 4% |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ||

ARS $116 (E£ 57) | E£ 25 | 130% |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ||

ARS $52 (E£ 26) | E£ 15 | 73% |

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

ARS $66 (E£ 33) | - | - |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | ||

ARS $17,153 (E£ 8,536) | - | - |

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

ARS $2.75 (E£ 1.37) | - | - |

1 month of gym membership in business district | ||

ARS $397 (E£ 197) | E£ 300 | 34% |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ||

ARS $40 (E£ 20) | E£ 40 | 50% |

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### Compare other countries

For example, you would need at least

**E£ 13,561**(ARS $27,251) in Mendoza to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with**E£ 12,000**in Al Mansurah.