- Cost of Living
- Yemen
- Egypt
- Aden
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Aden, Yemen compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 122% | |||
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Food in Aden (Yemen) is 122% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 2,105 ﷼ (E£ 159) | E£ 55 | + 191% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 1,036 ﷼ (E£ 78) | E£ 45 | + 73% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 445 ﷼ (E£ 34) | E£ 26 | + 29% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 295 ﷼ (E£ 22) | E£ 10 | + 116% | |
12 eggs, large | 457 ﷼ (E£ 35) | E£ 14 | + 155% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 260 ﷼ (E£ 20) | E£ 5.10 | + 286% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 400 ﷼ (E£ 30) | E£ 35 | - 13% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 541 ﷼ (E£ 41) | E£ 13 | + 225% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 300 ﷼ (E£ 23) | E£ 4.34 | + 423% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | - | E£ 14 | - | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | - | E£ 90 | - | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 185 ﷼ (E£ 14) | E£ 8 | + 65% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 205 ﷼ (E£ 15) | E£ 3.28 | + 372% | |
Housing | + 154% | |||
Housing in Aden (Yemen) is 154% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 107,195 ﷼ (E£ 8,106) | E£ 4,223 | + 92% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 75,732 ﷼ (E£ 5,727) | E£ 2,163 | + 165% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 6,134 ﷼ (E£ 464) | E£ 208 | + 123% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 72,927 ﷼ (E£ 5,515) | E£ 2,474 | + 123% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 57,195 ﷼ (E£ 4,325) | E£ 1,475 | + 193% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | - | E£ 494 | - | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 19,939 ﷼ (E£ 1,508) | E£ 333 | + 353% | |
40” flat screen TV | 189,248 ﷼ (E£ 14,311) | E£ 4,994 | + 187% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 37,134 ﷼ (E£ 2,808) | E£ 1,249 | + 125% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 612 ﷼ (E£ 46) | E£ 69 | - 33% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 375 ﷼ (E£ 28) | E£ 17 | + 64% | |
Clothes | + 106% | |||
Clothes in Aden (Yemen) is 106% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 6,005 ﷼ (E£ 454) | E£ 522 | - 13% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 18,293 ﷼ (E£ 1,383) | E£ 530 | + 161% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 8,727 ﷼ (E£ 660) | E£ 768 | - 14% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 5,293 ﷼ (E£ 400) | E£ 370 | + 8% | |
Transportation | + 155% | |||
Transportation in Aden (Yemen) is 155% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | - | E£ 247,119 | - | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 195 ﷼ (E£ 15) | E£ 2.60 | + 467% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 10,988 ﷼ (E£ 831) | E£ 126 | + 562% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 1,084 ﷼ (E£ 82) | E£ 23 | + 255% | |
Personal Care | + 278% | |||
Personal Care in Aden (Yemen) is 278% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 1,000 ﷼ (E£ 76) | E£ 17 | + 339% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 3,405 ﷼ (E£ 257) | E£ 60 | + 329% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 2,201 ﷼ (E£ 166) | E£ 101 | + 64% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | - | - | - | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 1,054 ﷼ (E£ 80) | E£ 15 | + 427% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 838 ﷼ (E£ 63) | E£ 18 | + 246% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 508 ﷼ (E£ 38) | E£ 6 | + 536% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 306 ﷼ (E£ 23) | E£ 4.98 | + 364% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 1,001 ﷼ (E£ 76) | E£ 23 | + 224% | |
Entertainment | + 62% | |||
Entertainment in Aden (Yemen) is 62% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 2,196 ﷼ (E£ 166) | E£ 82 | + 103% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 3,146 ﷼ (E£ 238) | E£ 69 | + 245% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | - | E£ 168 | - | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 7,281 ﷼ (E£ 551) | E£ 210 | + 163% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 300 ﷼ (E£ 23) | E£ 46 | - 51% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 415 ﷼ (E£ 31) | E£ 25 | + 27% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | - | E£ 21 | - | |
iPod nano 16GB | - | E£ 1,962 | - | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 11 ﷼ (E£ 0.83) | E£ 0.24 | + 250% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 11,585 ﷼ (E£ 876) | E£ 311 | + 181% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 371 ﷼ (E£ 28) | E£ 25 | + 11% | |
TOTAL | + 133% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 398 prices entered by 28 different people.
These prices were last updated on January 17, 2017.
Exchange rate:
0.07562
EGP
/
YER
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Cost of living in Aden (Yemen) is 133% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 34,884
(461,292 ﷼)
in Aden
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,000
in Alexandria.
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