- Cost of Living
- Yemen
- Egypt
- Aden
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Aden, Yemen compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 75% | |||
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Food in Aden (Yemen) is 75% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 2,105 ﷼ (E£ 133) | E£ 61 | + 116% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 1,036 ﷼ (E£ 65) | E£ 48 | + 37% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 445 ﷼ (E£ 28) | E£ 31 | - 10% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 295 ﷼ (E£ 19) | E£ 12 | + 58% | |
12 eggs, large | 457 ﷼ (E£ 29) | E£ 16 | + 81% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 260 ﷼ (E£ 16) | E£ 4.82 | + 240% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 400 ﷼ (E£ 25) | E£ 38 | - 34% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 541 ﷼ (E£ 34) | E£ 12 | + 184% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 300 ﷼ (E£ 19) | E£ 4.24 | + 346% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | - | E£ 15 | - | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | - | E£ 142 | - | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 185 ﷼ (E£ 12) | E£ 9 | + 33% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 205 ﷼ (E£ 13) | E£ 3.58 | + 261% | |
Housing | + 91% | |||
Housing in Aden (Yemen) is 91% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 107,195 ﷼ (E£ 6,755) | E£ 4,450 | + 52% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 75,732 ﷼ (E£ 4,772) | E£ 2,577 | + 85% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 6,134 ﷼ (E£ 387) | E£ 218 | + 77% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 72,927 ﷼ (E£ 4,595) | E£ 2,526 | + 82% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 57,195 ﷼ (E£ 3,604) | E£ 1,649 | + 119% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | - | E£ 355 | - | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 19,939 ﷼ (E£ 1,256) | E£ 443 | + 183% | |
40” flat screen TV | 189,248 ﷼ (E£ 11,925) | E£ 5,512 | + 116% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 37,134 ﷼ (E£ 2,340) | E£ 1,699 | + 38% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 612 ﷼ (E£ 39) | E£ 64 | - 39% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 375 ﷼ (E£ 24) | E£ 19 | + 26% | |
Clothes | + 41% | |||
Clothes in Aden (Yemen) is 41% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 6,005 ﷼ (E£ 378) | E£ 645 | - 41% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 18,293 ﷼ (E£ 1,153) | E£ 599 | + 92% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 8,727 ﷼ (E£ 550) | E£ 1,046 | - 47% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 5,293 ﷼ (E£ 334) | E£ 720 | - 54% | |
Transportation | + 150% | |||
Transportation in Aden (Yemen) is 150% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | - | E£ 291,975 | - | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 195 ﷼ (E£ 12) | E£ 2.61 | + 372% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 10,988 ﷼ (E£ 692) | E£ 109 | + 535% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 1,079 ﷼ (E£ 68) | E£ 24 | + 182% | |
Personal Care | + 117% | |||
Personal Care in Aden (Yemen) is 117% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 1,000 ﷼ (E£ 63) | E£ 24 | + 160% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 3,405 ﷼ (E£ 215) | E£ 76 | + 182% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 2,201 ﷼ (E£ 139) | E£ 112 | + 24% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | - | E£ 30 | - | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 1,054 ﷼ (E£ 66) | E£ 30 | + 122% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 838 ﷼ (E£ 53) | E£ 27 | + 96% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 508 ﷼ (E£ 32) | E£ 13 | + 154% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 306 ﷼ (E£ 19) | E£ 9 | + 107% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 1,001 ﷼ (E£ 63) | E£ 26 | + 140% | |
Entertainment | + 37% | |||
Entertainment in Aden (Yemen) is 37% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 2,196 ﷼ (E£ 138) | E£ 119 | + 17% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 3,146 ﷼ (E£ 198) | E£ 73 | + 170% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | - | E£ 283 | - | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 7,281 ﷼ (E£ 459) | E£ 233 | + 97% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 300 ﷼ (E£ 19) | E£ 52 | - 64% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 415 ﷼ (E£ 26) | E£ 24 | + 9% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | - | E£ 19 | - | |
iPod nano 16GB | - | E£ 2,268 | - | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 11 ﷼ (E£ 0.69) | E£ 0.23 | + 198% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 11,585 ﷼ (E£ 730) | E£ 394 | + 85% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 371 ﷼ (E£ 23) | E£ 26 | - 10% | |
TOTAL | + 88% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 457 prices entered by 31 different people.
These prices were last updated on February 28, 2017.
Exchange rate:
0.06301
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/
YER
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Cost of living in Aden (Yemen) is 88% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 29,393
(466,462 ﷼)
in Aden
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,625
in Alexandria.
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