#
Cost of living in
**Anyang (South Korea)**
is
**200% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 187 prices entered by 16 different people.

Food in Anyang (South Korea) is 264% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||
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Anyang (South Korea) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

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

₩8,358 (E£ 133) | E£ 81 | 64% |

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

₩6,253 (E£ 99) | E£ 73 | 37% |

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

₩4,574 (E£ 73) | E£ 38 | 92% |

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

₩2,270 (E£ 36) | E£ 13 | 168% |

12 eggs, large | ||

₩6,103 (E£ 97) | E£ 20 | 381% |

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

₩6,457 (E£ 102) | E£ 13 | 719% |

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

₩13,343 (E£ 212) | E£ 29 | 622% |

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

₩7,251 (E£ 115) | E£ 22 | 421% |

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

₩6,571 (E£ 104) | E£ 5.88 | 1673% |

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

₩1,757 (E£ 28) | E£ 19 | 44% |

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

₩47,400 (E£ 752) | E£ 92 | 714% |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | ||

₩2,228 (E£ 35) | E£ 11 | 217% |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ||

₩3,154 (E£ 50) | E£ 6 | 703% |

Housing in Anyang (South Korea) is 244% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Anyang (South Korea) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

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

₩2,300,000 (E£ 36,483) | E£ 5,401 | 575% |

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

₩1,500,000 (E£ 23,794) | E£ 3,866 | 515% |

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

₩203,143 (E£ 3,222) | E£ 898 | 259% |

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

₩1,200,000 (E£ 19,035) | E£ 3,602 | 428% |

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

₩600,000 (E£ 9,517) | E£ 2,335 | 308% |

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

₩150,000 (E£ 2,379) | E£ 736 | 223% |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ||

₩30,000 (E£ 476) | E£ 365 | 30% |

40” flat screen TV | ||

₩250,000 (E£ 3,966) | E£ 6,508 | 39% |

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

₩80,000 (E£ 1,269) | E£ 1,877 | 32% |

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

₩5,000 (E£ 79) | E£ 67 | 18% |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | ||

₩20,000 (E£ 317) | - | - |

Clothes in Anyang (South Korea) is 63% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Anyang (South Korea) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

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

₩85,000 (E£ 1,348) | E£ 740 | 82% |

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

₩68,000 (E£ 1,079) | E£ 681 | 58% |

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

₩81,154 (E£ 1,287) | E£ 1,691 | 24% |

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

₩200,000 (E£ 3,172) | E£ 777 | 308% |

Transportation in Anyang (South Korea) is 211% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Anyang (South Korea) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

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

₩40,000,000 (E£ 634,495) | E£ 453,039 | 40% |

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

₩1,400 (E£ 22) | E£ 3.88 | 473% |

Monthly ticket public transport | ||

₩95,670 (E£ 1,518) | E£ 182 | 732% |

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

- | E£ 126 | - |

Personal Care in Anyang (South Korea) is 109% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Anyang (South Korea) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

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

₩2,000 (E£ 32) | E£ 33 | 3% |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ||

₩3,000 (E£ 48) | E£ 72 | 34% |

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

- | E£ 200 | - |

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

₩5,000 (E£ 79) | E£ 40 | 98% |

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

₩7,500 (E£ 119) | E£ 21 | 466% |

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

₩6,000 (E£ 95) | E£ 26 | 270% |

4 rolls of toilet paper | ||

₩2,000 (E£ 32) | E£ 20 | 60% |

Tube of toothpaste | ||

₩3,000 (E£ 48) | E£ 15 | 224% |

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

₩14,377 (E£ 228) | E£ 46 | 395% |

Entertainment in Anyang (South Korea) is 141% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Anyang (South Korea) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ||

₩24,210 (E£ 384) | E£ 153 | 151% |

2 tickets to the movies | ||

₩24,000 (E£ 381) | E£ 99 | 285% |

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

₩302,719 (E£ 4,802) | E£ 520 | 823% |

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

₩66,571 (E£ 1,056) | E£ 249 | 325% |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ||

₩12,000 (E£ 190) | E£ 52 | 265% |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ||

₩4,142 (E£ 66) | E£ 25 | 161% |

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

₩3,000 (E£ 48) | E£ 19 | 144% |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | ||

₩533,000 (E£ 8,455) | E£ 12,152 | 30% |

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

₩30 (E£ 0.48) | E£ 0.23 | 110% |

1 month of gym membership in business district | ||

₩100,000 (E£ 1,586) | E£ 416 | 281% |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ||

₩3,821 (E£ 61) | E£ 28 | 117% |

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### Compare other countries

For example, you would need at least

**E£ 50,959**(₩3,212,597) in Anyang to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with**E£ 17,000**in Alexandria.