- Cost of Living
- Romania
- Egypt
- Baia Mare
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Baia Mare, Romania compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 93% | |||
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Food in Baia Mare (Romania) is 93% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 27 lei (E£ 120) | E£ 61 | + 96% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 18 lei (E£ 81) | E£ 48 | + 69% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 11 lei (E£ 49) | E£ 25 | + 94% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 4.06 lei (E£ 18) | E£ 10 | + 82% | |
12 eggs, large | 7 lei (E£ 29) | E£ 11 | + 178% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 4.20 lei (E£ 19) | E£ 6 | + 197% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 12 lei (E£ 52) | E£ 27 | + 94% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 2.72 lei (E£ 12) | E£ 13 | - 9% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 2.75 lei (E£ 12) | E£ 3.74 | + 225% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 2.85 lei (E£ 13) | E£ 9 | + 41% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 17 lei (E£ 76) | E£ 89 | - 15% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 5.52 lei (E£ 24) | E£ 9 | + 169% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 1.79 lei (E£ 8) | E£ 2.71 | + 192% | |
Housing | + 26% | |||
Housing in Baia Mare (Romania) is 26% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 1,111 lei (E£ 4,918) | E£ 4,450 | + 11% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 957 lei (E£ 4,236) | E£ 2,577 | + 64% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 703 lei (E£ 3,115) | E£ 218 | + 1330% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 681 lei (E£ 3,015) | E£ 2,526 | + 19% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 537 lei (E£ 2,377) | E£ 1,181 | + 101% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 272 lei (E£ 1,203) | E£ 512 | + 135% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 26 lei (E£ 115) | E£ 443 | - 74% | |
40” flat screen TV | 1,400 lei (E£ 6,199) | E£ 5,512 | + 12% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 175 lei (E£ 775) | E£ 1,699 | - 54% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 50 lei (E£ 221) | E£ 64 | + 247% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 8 lei (E£ 37) | E£ 19 | + 100% | |
Clothes | + 18% | |||
Clothes in Baia Mare (Romania) is 18% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 277 lei (E£ 1,225) | E£ 645 | + 90% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 130 lei (E£ 577) | E£ 599 | - 4% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 283 lei (E£ 1,255) | E£ 1,046 | + 20% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 300 lei (E£ 1,328) | E£ 720 | + 85% | |
Transportation | + 53% | |||
Transportation in Baia Mare (Romania) is 53% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 93,952 lei (E£ 416,001) | E£ 507,909 | - 18% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 5.68 lei (E£ 25) | E£ 3.02 | + 732% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 64 lei (E£ 283) | E£ 109 | + 160% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 20 lei (E£ 90) | E£ 21 | + 331% | |
Personal Care | + 130% | |||
Personal Care in Baia Mare (Romania) is 130% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 43 lei (E£ 190) | E£ 24 | + 685% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 18 lei (E£ 79) | E£ 76 | + 4% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 89 lei (E£ 393) | E£ 112 | + 252% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 20 lei (E£ 89) | E£ 30 | + 195% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 12 lei (E£ 53) | E£ 30 | + 76% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 12 lei (E£ 51) | E£ 27 | + 89% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 4.00 lei (E£ 18) | E£ 13 | + 40% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 8 lei (E£ 34) | E£ 12 | + 194% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 20 lei (E£ 89) | E£ 39 | + 126% | |
Entertainment | + 90% | |||
Entertainment in Baia Mare (Romania) is 90% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 49 lei (E£ 215) | E£ 119 | + 81% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 40 lei (E£ 178) | E£ 73 | + 143% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 89 lei (E£ 394) | E£ 283 | + 39% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 144 lei (E£ 639) | E£ 233 | + 174% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 12 lei (E£ 53) | E£ 52 | + 2% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 8 lei (E£ 34) | E£ 24 | + 41% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 4.49 lei (E£ 20) | E£ 19 | + 2% | |
iPod nano 16GB | 731 lei (E£ 3,237) | E£ 2,268 | + 43% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 0.60 lei (E£ 2.65) | E£ 0.23 | + 1039% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 74 lei (E£ 326) | E£ 394 | - 17% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 14 lei (E£ 62) | E£ 26 | + 139% | |
TOTAL | + 60% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 409 prices entered by 34 different people.
These prices were last updated on May 27, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Baia Mare (Romania) is 60% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 24,060
(5,434 lei)
in Baia Mare
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,000
in Alexandria.
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