#
Cost of living in
**Petropolis (Brazil)**
is
**48% 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 8 different people.

Food in Petropolis (Brazil) is 72% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||
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Petropolis (Brazil) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

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

R$ 21 (E£ 100) | E£ 53 | 91% |

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

R$ 24 (E£ 113) | E£ 49 | 131% |

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

R$ 7 (E£ 33) | E£ 28 | 15% |

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

R$ 3.26 (E£ 15) | E£ 11 | 43% |

12 eggs, large | ||

R$ 7 (E£ 31) | E£ 13 | 137% |

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

R$ 4.56 (E£ 21) | E£ 5.42 | 295% |

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

R$ 16 (E£ 77) | E£ 13 | 480% |

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

R$ 5.56 (E£ 26) | E£ 21 | 23% |

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

R$ 3.26 (E£ 15) | E£ 6 | 145% |

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

R$ 3.58 (E£ 17) | E£ 25 | 33% |

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

R$ 35 (E£ 165) | - | - |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | ||

R$ 5.95 (E£ 28) | E£ 8 | 269% |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ||

R$ 2.75 (E£ 13) | E£ 8 | 72% |

Housing in Petropolis (Brazil) is 58% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||

Petropolis (Brazil) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

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

R$ 2,411 (E£ 11,328) | E£ 4,000 | 183% |

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

R$ 1,284 (E£ 6,033) | - | - |

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

R$ 350 (E£ 1,644) | E£ 350 | 370% |

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

R$ 1,967 (E£ 9,242) | - | - |

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

R$ 1,333 (E£ 6,261) | E£ 1,500 | 317% |

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

R$ 340 (E£ 1,598) | E£ 1,000 | 60% |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ||

R$ 114 (E£ 537) | E£ 193 | 178% |

40” flat screen TV | ||

R$ 1,657 (E£ 7,785) | E£ 3,000 | 159% |

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

R$ 373 (E£ 1,753) | E£ 1,200 | 46% |

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

R$ 16 (E£ 77) | - | - |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | ||

R$ 15 (E£ 69) | E£ 38 | 83% |

Clothes in Petropolis (Brazil) is 86% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||

Petropolis (Brazil) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

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

R$ 236 (E£ 1,110) | E£ 400 | 177% |

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

R$ 203 (E£ 953) | E£ 533 | 79% |

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

R$ 358 (E£ 1,682) | E£ 857 | 96% |

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

R$ 195 (E£ 918) | E£ 800 | 15% |

Transportation in Petropolis (Brazil) is 18% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||

Petropolis (Brazil) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

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

R$ 73,544 (E£ 345,515) | - | - |

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

R$ 4.33 (E£ 20) | E£ 4.44 | 359% |

Monthly ticket public transport | ||

R$ 161 (E£ 759) | - | - |

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

- | E£ 52 | - |

Personal Care in Petropolis (Brazil) is 109% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||

Petropolis (Brazil) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

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

R$ 11 (E£ 52) | E£ 27 | 91% |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ||

R$ 38 (E£ 179) | E£ 50 | 259% |

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

R$ 153 (E£ 718) | E£ 100 | 618% |

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

R$ 16 (E£ 73) | E£ 50 | 46% |

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

R$ 13 (E£ 62) | E£ 34 | 80% |

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

R$ 14 (E£ 68) | E£ 25 | 171% |

4 rolls of toilet paper | ||

R$ 5.31 (E£ 25) | E£ 30 | 17% |

Tube of toothpaste | ||

R$ 3.29 (E£ 15) | E£ 15 | 3% |

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

R$ 25 (E£ 118) | E£ 50 | 136% |

Entertainment in Petropolis (Brazil) is 34% more expensive than in Al Mansurah (Egypt) | ||

Petropolis (Brazil) | Al Mansurah (Egypt) | Diff |

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ||

R$ 58 (E£ 273) | E£ 173 | 58% |

2 tickets to the movies | ||

R$ 18 (E£ 84) | E£ 60 | 40% |

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

R$ 110 (E£ 517) | E£ 120 | 331% |

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

R$ 105 (E£ 495) | E£ 350 | 41% |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ||

R$ 21 (E£ 98) | E£ 25 | 293% |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ||

R$ 7 (E£ 34) | E£ 15 | 128% |

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

R$ 8 (E£ 38) | - | - |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | ||

R$ 1,477 (E£ 6,937) | - | - |

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

R$ 1.30 (E£ 6) | - | - |

1 month of gym membership in business district | ||

R$ 148 (E£ 695) | E£ 300 | 132% |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ||

R$ 11 (E£ 51) | E£ 40 | 26% |

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### Compare other countries

For example, you would need at least

**E£ 16,237**(R$ 3,456) in Petropolis to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with**E£ 11,000**in Al Mansurah.