- Cost of Living
- Azerbaijan
- Egypt
- Baku
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Baku, Azerbaijan compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 37% | |||
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Food in Baku (Azerbaijan) is 37% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 7 ман (E£ 73) | E£ 61 | + 19% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 6.00 ман (E£ 63) | E£ 49 | + 28% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 4.01 ман (E£ 42) | E£ 32 | + 32% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 1.70 ман (E£ 18) | E£ 12 | + 54% | |
12 eggs, large | 1.50 ман (E£ 16) | E£ 16 | - 5% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 2.43 ман (E£ 25) | E£ 4.77 | + 432% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 4.46 ман (E£ 46) | E£ 28 | + 65% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 1.56 ман (E£ 16) | E£ 12 | + 37% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 1.08 ман (E£ 11) | E£ 4.31 | + 161% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 1.02 ман (E£ 11) | E£ 9 | + 19% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 7 ман (E£ 68) | E£ 89 | - 24% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 1.21 ман (E£ 13) | E£ 9 | + 39% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 0.41 ман (E£ 4.33) | E£ 2.71 | + 60% | |
Housing | + 94% | |||
Housing in Baku (Azerbaijan) is 94% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 1,433 ман (E£ 14,947) | E£ 4,287 | + 249% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 550 ман (E£ 5,738) | E£ 2,487 | + 131% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 80 ман (E£ 831) | E£ 218 | + 282% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 450 ман (E£ 4,693) | E£ 2,526 | + 86% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 214 ман (E£ 2,228) | E£ 1,181 | + 89% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 58 ман (E£ 609) | E£ 512 | + 19% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 22 ман (E£ 225) | E£ 443 | - 49% | |
40” flat screen TV | 758 ман (E£ 7,908) | E£ 5,512 | + 43% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 256 ман (E£ 2,671) | E£ 1,699 | + 57% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 13 ман (E£ 134) | E£ 64 | + 110% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 13 ман (E£ 131) | E£ 19 | + 597% | |
Clothes | - 8% | |||
Clothes in Baku (Azerbaijan) is 8% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 51 ман (E£ 534) | E£ 645 | - 17% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 49 ман (E£ 508) | E£ 581 | - 12% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 104 ман (E£ 1,082) | E£ 1,190 | - 9% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 100 ман (E£ 1,043) | E£ 720 | + 45% | |
Transportation | - 25% | |||
Transportation in Baku (Azerbaijan) is 25% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 20,000 ман (E£ 208,559) | E£ 507,909 | - 59% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 0.76 ман (E£ 8) | E£ 2.81 | + 181% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 17 ман (E£ 172) | E£ 109 | + 58% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 7 ман (E£ 72) | E£ 21 | + 245% | |
Personal Care | + 138% | |||
Personal Care in Baku (Azerbaijan) is 138% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 9 ман (E£ 95) | E£ 24 | + 293% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 10 ман (E£ 109) | E£ 76 | + 43% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 29 ман (E£ 307) | E£ 112 | + 175% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 5.00 ман (E£ 52) | E£ 30 | + 74% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 3.76 ман (E£ 39) | E£ 19 | + 107% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 5.90 ман (E£ 62) | E£ 23 | + 174% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 2.78 ман (E£ 29) | E£ 13 | + 130% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 2.55 ман (E£ 27) | E£ 12 | + 130% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 10 ман (E£ 104) | E£ 27 | + 290% | |
Entertainment | + 79% | |||
Entertainment in Baku (Azerbaijan) is 79% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 35 ман (E£ 365) | E£ 119 | + 208% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 14 ман (E£ 146) | E£ 73 | + 99% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 22 ман (E£ 225) | E£ 283 | - 20% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 40 ман (E£ 417) | E£ 233 | + 79% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 10 ман (E£ 101) | E£ 52 | + 93% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 4.11 ман (E£ 43) | E£ 24 | + 80% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 2.00 ман (E£ 21) | E£ 19 | + 7% | |
iPod nano 16GB | 320 ман (E£ 3,334) | E£ 2,268 | + 47% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 0.08 ман (E£ 0.83) | E£ 0.23 | + 259% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 57 ман (E£ 591) | E£ 379 | + 56% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 2.50 ман (E£ 26) | E£ 26 | + 0% | |
TOTAL | + 37% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 1,290 prices entered by 126 different people.
These prices were last updated on August 16, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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/
AZN
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Cost of living in Baku (Azerbaijan) is 37% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 19,144
(1,836 ман)
in Baku
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 14,000
in Alexandria.
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