#
Cost of living in
**Armenia, Colombia (Colombia)**
is
**28% 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 172 prices entered by 14 different people.

Food in Armenia, Colombia (Colombia) is 11% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||
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Armenia, Colombia (Colombia) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

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

COL$11,277 (E£ 63) | E£ 81 | 22% |

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

COL$11,400 (E£ 64) | E£ 73 | 12% |

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

COL$5,585 (E£ 31) | E£ 38 | 17% |

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

COL$2,312 (E£ 13) | E£ 13 | 3% |

12 eggs, large | ||

COL$6,000 (E£ 34) | E£ 20 | 68% |

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

COL$2,668 (E£ 15) | E£ 13 | 20% |

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

COL$4,556 (E£ 26) | E£ 29 | 13% |

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

COL$4,758 (E£ 27) | E£ 22 | 21% |

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

COL$2,749 (E£ 15) | E£ 5.88 | 163% |

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

COL$2,820 (E£ 16) | E£ 19 | 18% |

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

COL$31,309 (E£ 176) | E£ 92 | 90% |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | ||

COL$3,253 (E£ 18) | E£ 11 | 64% |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ||

COL$1,750 (E£ 10) | E£ 6 | 58% |

Housing in Armenia, Colombia (Colombia) is 32% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Armenia, Colombia (Colombia) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

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

COL$1,692,190 (E£ 9,510) | E£ 5,401 | 76% |

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

COL$944,385 (E£ 5,308) | E£ 3,866 | 37% |

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

COL$217,001 (E£ 1,220) | E£ 898 | 36% |

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

COL$850,600 (E£ 4,781) | E£ 3,602 | 33% |

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

COL$694,969 (E£ 3,906) | E£ 2,335 | 67% |

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

COL$148,105 (E£ 832) | E£ 736 | 13% |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ||

COL$86,185 (E£ 484) | E£ 365 | 33% |

40” flat screen TV | ||

COL$1,208,420 (E£ 6,792) | E£ 6,508 | 4% |

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

COL$136,794 (E£ 769) | E£ 1,877 | 59% |

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

COL$17,048 (E£ 96) | E£ 67 | 42% |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | ||

COL$4,030 (E£ 23) | - | - |

Clothes in Armenia, Colombia (Colombia) is 5% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Armenia, Colombia (Colombia) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

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

COL$117,663 (E£ 661) | E£ 740 | 11% |

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

COL$124,197 (E£ 698) | E£ 681 | 3% |

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

COL$195,945 (E£ 1,101) | E£ 1,691 | 35% |

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

COL$167,267 (E£ 940) | E£ 777 | 21% |

Transportation in Armenia, Colombia (Colombia) is 28% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Armenia, Colombia (Colombia) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

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

COL$47,428,600 (E£ 266,558) | E£ 453,039 | 41% |

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

COL$2,222 (E£ 12) | E£ 3.88 | 222% |

Monthly ticket public transport | ||

COL$90,094 (E£ 506) | E£ 182 | 178% |

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

COL$23,819 (E£ 134) | E£ 126 | 6% |

Personal Care in Armenia, Colombia (Colombia) is 105% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Armenia, Colombia (Colombia) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

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

COL$6,148 (E£ 35) | E£ 33 | 6% |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ||

COL$52,100 (E£ 293) | E£ 72 | 304% |

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

COL$80,458 (E£ 452) | E£ 200 | 126% |

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

COL$19,282 (E£ 108) | E£ 40 | 170% |

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

COL$6,476 (E£ 36) | E£ 21 | 73% |

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

COL$9,113 (E£ 51) | E£ 26 | 99% |

4 rolls of toilet paper | ||

COL$5,208 (E£ 29) | E£ 20 | 48% |

Tube of toothpaste | ||

COL$4,048 (E£ 23) | E£ 15 | 55% |

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

COL$16,216 (E£ 91) | E£ 46 | 98% |

Entertainment in Armenia, Colombia (Colombia) is 43% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Armenia, Colombia (Colombia) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ||

COL$41,094 (E£ 231) | E£ 153 | 51% |

2 tickets to the movies | ||

COL$17,150 (E£ 96) | E£ 99 | 2% |

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

COL$154,287 (E£ 867) | E£ 520 | 67% |

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

COL$84,554 (E£ 475) | E£ 249 | 91% |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ||

COL$15,370 (E£ 86) | E£ 52 | 66% |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ||

COL$4,625 (E£ 26) | E£ 25 | 3% |

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

COL$6,192 (E£ 35) | E£ 19 | 79% |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | ||

- | E£ 12,152 | - |

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

COL$200 (E£ 1.12) | E£ 0.23 | 395% |

1 month of gym membership in business district | ||

COL$119,509 (E£ 672) | E£ 416 | 61% |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ||

COL$4,271 (E£ 24) | E£ 28 | 14% |

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### Compare other countries

For example, you would need at least

**E£ 20,419**(COL$3,633,064) in Armenia, Colombia to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with**E£ 16,000**in Alexandria.