#
Cost of living in
**Albury (Australia)**
is
**126% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

**WARNING!**This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 194 prices entered by 13 different people.

Food in Albury (Australia) is 202% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||
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Albury (Australia) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

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

AU$15 (E£ 189) | E£ 81 | 133% |

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

AU$10 (E£ 123) | E£ 73 | 69% |

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

AU$5.50 (E£ 71) | E£ 38 | 88% |

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

AU$1.25 (E£ 16) | E£ 13 | 20% |

12 eggs, large | ||

AU$13 (E£ 170) | E£ 20 | 744% |

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

AU$7 (E£ 84) | E£ 13 | 568% |

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

AU$11 (E£ 142) | E£ 29 | 383% |

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

AU$5.00 (E£ 64) | E£ 22 | 191% |

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

- | E£ 5.88 | - |

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

- | E£ 19 | - |

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

- | E£ 92 | - |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | ||

AU$3.90 (E£ 50) | E£ 11 | 350% |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ||

AU$3.50 (E£ 45) | E£ 6 | 623% |

Housing in Albury (Australia) is 248% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Albury (Australia) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

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

AU$2,010 (E£ 25,863) | E£ 5,401 | 379% |

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

AU$2,559 (E£ 32,921) | E£ 3,866 | 752% |

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

AU$645 (E£ 8,299) | E£ 898 | 825% |

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

AU$799 (E£ 10,282) | E£ 3,602 | 185% |

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

AU$860 (E£ 11,066) | E£ 2,335 | 374% |

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

AU$175 (E£ 2,255) | E£ 736 | 206% |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ||

AU$56 (E£ 720) | E£ 365 | 97% |

40” flat screen TV | ||

AU$668 (E£ 8,596) | E£ 6,508 | 32% |

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

AU$100 (E£ 1,287) | E£ 1,877 | 31% |

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

AU$13 (E£ 162) | E£ 67 | 140% |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | ||

- | - | - |

Clothes in Albury (Australia) is 24% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Albury (Australia) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

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

AU$133 (E£ 1,710) | E£ 740 | 131% |

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

- | E£ 681 | - |

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

AU$90 (E£ 1,158) | E£ 1,691 | 32% |

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

AU$150 (E£ 1,930) | E£ 777 | 149% |

Transportation in Albury (Australia) is 12% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Albury (Australia) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

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

AU$25,985 (E£ 334,347) | E£ 453,039 | 26% |

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

AU$1.41 (E£ 18) | E£ 3.88 | 368% |

Monthly ticket public transport | ||

AU$20 (E£ 257) | E£ 182 | 41% |

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

- | E£ 126 | - |

Personal Care in Albury (Australia) is 96% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Albury (Australia) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

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

AU$15 (E£ 192) | E£ 33 | 488% |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ||

- | E£ 72 | - |

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

AU$80 (E£ 1,029) | E£ 200 | 415% |

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

AU$10 (E£ 129) | E£ 40 | 221% |

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

- | E£ 21 | - |

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

- | E£ 26 | - |

4 rolls of toilet paper | ||

- | E£ 20 | - |

Tube of toothpaste | ||

AU$4.00 (E£ 51) | E£ 15 | 251% |

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

AU$40 (E£ 515) | E£ 46 | 1017% |

Entertainment in Albury (Australia) is 129% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Albury (Australia) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ||

AU$47 (E£ 610) | E£ 153 | 298% |

2 tickets to the movies | ||

AU$33 (E£ 427) | E£ 99 | 332% |

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

- | E£ 520 | - |

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

AU$100 (E£ 1,287) | E£ 249 | 417% |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ||

AU$16 (E£ 207) | E£ 52 | 297% |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ||

AU$5.59 (E£ 72) | E£ 25 | 186% |

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

AU$4.00 (E£ 51) | E£ 19 | 164% |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | ||

- | E£ 12,152 | - |

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

- | E£ 0.23 | - |

1 month of gym membership in business district | ||

AU$52 (E£ 669) | E£ 416 | 61% |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ||

AU$30 (E£ 385) | E£ 28 | 1274% |

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### Compare other countries

For example, you would need at least

**E£ 38,446**(AU$2,988) in Albury to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with**E£ 17,000**in Alexandria.