- Cost of Living
- Azerbaijan
- Egypt
- Baku
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Baku, Azerbaijan compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 36% | |||
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Food in Baku (Azerbaijan) is 36% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 7 ман (E£ 73) | E£ 55 | + 34% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 6.00 ман (E£ 63) | E£ 45 | + 38% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 3.32 ман (E£ 35) | E£ 26 | + 33% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 1.52 ман (E£ 16) | E£ 10 | + 54% | |
12 eggs, large | 1.50 ман (E£ 16) | E£ 14 | + 16% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 2.58 ман (E£ 27) | E£ 5.10 | + 428% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 4.36 ман (E£ 46) | E£ 35 | + 31% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 1.51 ман (E£ 16) | E£ 13 | + 26% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 0.92 ман (E£ 10) | E£ 4.34 | + 122% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 1.02 ман (E£ 11) | E£ 14 | - 21% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 7 ман (E£ 68) | E£ 90 | - 25% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 1.15 ман (E£ 12) | E£ 8 | + 41% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 0.34 ман (E£ 3.59) | E£ 3.28 | + 10% | |
Housing | + 101% | |||
Housing in Baku (Azerbaijan) is 101% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 1,433 ман (E£ 14,977) | E£ 4,223 | + 255% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 550 ман (E£ 5,749) | E£ 2,163 | + 166% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 57 ман (E£ 591) | E£ 208 | + 184% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 450 ман (E£ 4,702) | E£ 2,474 | + 90% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 214 ман (E£ 2,232) | E£ 1,475 | + 51% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 39 ман (E£ 408) | E£ 494 | - 17% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 22 ман (E£ 226) | E£ 333 | - 32% | |
40” flat screen TV | 752 ман (E£ 7,857) | E£ 4,994 | + 57% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 242 ман (E£ 2,525) | E£ 1,249 | + 102% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 9 ман (E£ 91) | E£ 69 | + 33% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 7 ман (E£ 71) | E£ 17 | + 310% | |
Clothes | + 11% | |||
Clothes in Baku (Azerbaijan) is 11% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 51 ман (E£ 536) | E£ 522 | + 3% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 49 ман (E£ 509) | E£ 530 | - 4% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 104 ман (E£ 1,084) | E£ 768 | + 41% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 100 ман (E£ 1,045) | E£ 370 | + 183% | |
Transportation | + 23% | |||
Transportation in Baku (Azerbaijan) is 23% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 20,000 ман (E£ 208,979) | E£ 247,119 | - 15% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 0.71 ман (E£ 7) | E£ 2.60 | + 183% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 17 ман (E£ 172) | E£ 126 | + 37% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 9 ман (E£ 97) | E£ 23 | + 320% | |
Personal Care | + 204% | |||
Personal Care in Baku (Azerbaijan) is 204% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 9 ман (E£ 98) | E£ 17 | + 470% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 11 ман (E£ 118) | E£ 60 | + 97% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 35 ман (E£ 365) | E£ 101 | + 260% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 5.11 ман (E£ 53) | - | - | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 3.76 ман (E£ 39) | E£ 15 | + 160% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 3.66 ман (E£ 38) | E£ 18 | + 109% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 2.65 ман (E£ 28) | E£ 6 | + 358% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 2.38 ман (E£ 25) | E£ 4.98 | + 400% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 16 ман (E£ 162) | E£ 23 | + 594% | |
Entertainment | + 103% | |||
Entertainment in Baku (Azerbaijan) is 103% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 34 ман (E£ 358) | E£ 82 | + 338% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 14 ман (E£ 146) | E£ 69 | + 112% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 37 ман (E£ 391) | E£ 168 | + 132% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 40 ман (E£ 418) | E£ 210 | + 99% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 12 ман (E£ 127) | E£ 46 | + 175% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 4.11 ман (E£ 43) | E£ 25 | + 74% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 2.00 ман (E£ 21) | E£ 21 | - 2% | |
iPod nano 16GB | 278 ман (E£ 2,909) | E£ 1,962 | + 48% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 0.08 ман (E£ 0.84) | E£ 0.24 | + 253% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 57 ман (E£ 592) | E£ 311 | + 90% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 2.50 ман (E£ 26) | E£ 25 | + 3% | |
TOTAL | + 64% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 716 prices entered by 76 different people.
These prices were last updated on January 19, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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/
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Cost of living in Baku (Azerbaijan) is 64% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 24,630
(2,357 ман)
in Baku
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,000
in Alexandria.
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