- Cost of Living
- Azerbaijan
- Egypt
- Baku
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Baku, Azerbaijan compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 22% | |||
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Food in Baku (Azerbaijan) is 22% 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£ 48 | + 32% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 3.27 ман (E£ 34) | E£ 31 | + 10% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 1.60 ман (E£ 17) | E£ 12 | + 43% | |
12 eggs, large | 1.50 ман (E£ 16) | E£ 16 | - 2% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 2.21 ман (E£ 23) | E£ 4.82 | + 380% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 4.54 ман (E£ 48) | E£ 38 | + 24% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 1.56 ман (E£ 16) | E£ 12 | + 36% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 1.08 ман (E£ 11) | E£ 4.24 | + 166% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 1.02 ман (E£ 11) | E£ 15 | - 29% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 7 ман (E£ 68) | E£ 142 | - 52% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 1.22 ман (E£ 13) | E£ 9 | + 46% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 0.47 ман (E£ 4.91) | E£ 3.58 | + 37% | |
Housing | + 90% | |||
Housing in Baku (Azerbaijan) is 90% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 1,433 ман (E£ 15,011) | E£ 4,450 | + 237% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 550 ман (E£ 5,763) | E£ 2,577 | + 124% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 67 ман (E£ 704) | E£ 218 | + 223% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 450 ман (E£ 4,713) | E£ 2,526 | + 87% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 214 ман (E£ 2,237) | E£ 1,649 | + 36% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 72 ман (E£ 754) | E£ 355 | + 112% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 22 ман (E£ 226) | E£ 443 | - 49% | |
40” flat screen TV | 505 ман (E£ 5,289) | E£ 5,512 | - 4% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 182 ман (E£ 1,908) | E£ 1,699 | + 12% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 10 ман (E£ 104) | E£ 64 | + 63% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 12 ман (E£ 123) | E£ 19 | + 555% | |
Clothes | - 8% | |||
Clothes in Baku (Azerbaijan) is 8% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 51 ман (E£ 537) | E£ 645 | - 17% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 49 ман (E£ 511) | E£ 599 | - 15% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 104 ман (E£ 1,087) | E£ 1,046 | + 4% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 100 ман (E£ 1,047) | E£ 720 | + 46% | |
Transportation | + 29% | |||
Transportation in Baku (Azerbaijan) is 29% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 20,000 ман (E£ 209,460) | E£ 291,975 | - 28% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 1.28 ман (E£ 13) | E£ 2.61 | + 414% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 17 ман (E£ 173) | E£ 109 | + 59% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 7 ман (E£ 78) | E£ 24 | + 225% | |
Personal Care | + 111% | |||
Personal Care in Baku (Azerbaijan) is 111% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 9 ман (E£ 90) | E£ 24 | + 270% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 12 ман (E£ 128) | E£ 76 | + 69% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 33 ман (E£ 344) | E£ 112 | + 208% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 5.11 ман (E£ 54) | E£ 30 | + 78% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 3.76 ман (E£ 39) | E£ 30 | + 32% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 4.40 ман (E£ 46) | E£ 27 | + 71% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 2.46 ман (E£ 26) | E£ 13 | + 104% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 2.73 ман (E£ 29) | E£ 9 | + 206% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 14 ман (E£ 151) | E£ 26 | + 472% | |
Entertainment | + 77% | |||
Entertainment in Baku (Azerbaijan) is 77% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 34 ман (E£ 351) | E£ 119 | + 196% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 14 ман (E£ 147) | E£ 73 | + 100% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 37 ман (E£ 392) | E£ 283 | + 38% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 40 ман (E£ 419) | E£ 233 | + 79% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 12 ман (E£ 127) | E£ 52 | + 144% | |
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 | 278 ман (E£ 2,916) | E£ 2,268 | + 29% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 0.08 ман (E£ 0.84) | E£ 0.23 | + 261% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 57 ман (E£ 594) | E£ 394 | + 51% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 2.50 ман (E£ 26) | E£ 26 | + 1% | |
TOTAL | + 50% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 868 prices entered by 92 different people.
These prices were last updated on March 26, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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/
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Cost of living in Baku (Azerbaijan) is 50% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 23,396
(2,234 ман)
in Baku
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,625
in Alexandria.
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