- Cost of Living
- Brazil
- Egypt
- Balneario Camboriu
- Alexandria
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Balneario Camboriu, Brazil**
compared to
**Alexandria, Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 100% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Balneario Camboriu (Brazil) is 100% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | R$ 27 (E£ 149) | E£ 69 | + 115% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | R$ 24 (E£ 131) | E£ 67 | + 96% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | R$ 5.76 (E£ 31) | E£ 35 | - 11% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | R$ 2.73 (E£ 15) | E£ 13 | + 13% | |

12 eggs, large | R$ 6 (E£ 33) | E£ 18 | + 88% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | R$ 3.49 (E£ 19) | E£ 6 | + 210% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | R$ 12 (E£ 67) | E£ 29 | + 128% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | R$ 5.91 (E£ 32) | E£ 18 | + 77% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | R$ 2.77 (E£ 15) | E£ 5.33 | + 183% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | R$ 4.26 (E£ 23) | E£ 17 | + 36% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | R$ 32 (E£ 176) | E£ 92 | + 90% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | R$ 5.99 (E£ 33) | E£ 11 | + 197% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | R$ 3.27 (E£ 18) | E£ 3.48 | + 413% | |

Housing | + 178% | |||

Housing in Balneario Camboriu (Brazil) is 178% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | R$ 2,560 (E£ 13,949) | E£ 5,083 | + 174% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | R$ 1,523 (E£ 8,297) | E£ 2,637 | + 215% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | R$ 265 (E£ 1,446) | E£ 291 | + 396% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | R$ 2,400 (E£ 13,078) | E£ 2,571 | + 409% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | R$ 1,263 (E£ 6,882) | E£ 1,457 | + 372% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | R$ 189 (E£ 1,028) | E£ 238 | + 332% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | R$ 103 (E£ 561) | E£ 381 | + 47% | |

40” flat screen TV | R$ 1,670 (E£ 9,098) | E£ 6,052 | + 50% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | R$ 355 (E£ 1,932) | E£ 1,489 | + 30% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | R$ 18 (E£ 100) | E£ 67 | + 48% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | R$ 17 (E£ 92) | E£ 17 | + 448% | |

Clothes | + 53% | |||

Clothes in Balneario Camboriu (Brazil) is 53% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | R$ 225 (E£ 1,228) | E£ 735 | + 67% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | R$ 160 (E£ 872) | E£ 604 | + 44% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | R$ 388 (E£ 2,113) | E£ 1,448 | + 46% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | R$ 257 (E£ 1,403) | E£ 581 | + 141% | |

Transportation | + 140% | |||

Transportation in Balneario Camboriu (Brazil) is 140% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | R$ 79,128 (E£ 431,182) | E£ 356,935 | + 21% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | R$ 3.57 (E£ 19) | E£ 3.61 | + 439% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | R$ 148 (E£ 808) | E£ 182 | + 343% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | R$ 49 (E£ 269) | E£ 94 | + 186% | |

Personal Care | + 308% | |||

Personal Care in Balneario Camboriu (Brazil) is 308% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | R$ 15 (E£ 82) | E£ 24 | + 240% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | R$ 36 (E£ 195) | E£ 87 | + 123% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | R$ 228 (E£ 1,241) | E£ 104 | + 1094% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | R$ 15 (E£ 80) | E£ 40 | + 99% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | R$ 12 (E£ 65) | E£ 19 | + 242% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | R$ 11 (E£ 62) | E£ 26 | + 143% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | R$ 5.24 (E£ 29) | E£ 13 | + 126% | |

Tube of toothpaste | R$ 3.49 (E£ 19) | E£ 12 | + 64% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | R$ 28 (E£ 151) | E£ 29 | + 424% | |

Entertainment | + 228% | |||

Entertainment in Balneario Camboriu (Brazil) is 228% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | R$ 86 (E£ 471) | E£ 119 | + 297% | |

2 tickets to the movies | R$ 38 (E£ 208) | E£ 86 | + 143% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | R$ 125 (E£ 682) | E£ 229 | + 198% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | R$ 181 (E£ 984) | E£ 228 | + 332% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | R$ 21 (E£ 115) | E£ 52 | + 121% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | R$ 8 (E£ 43) | E£ 22 | + 98% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | R$ 11 (E£ 58) | E£ 19 | + 196% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | R$ 3,130 (E£ 17,058) | E£ 12,013 | + 42% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | R$ 1.58 (E£ 9) | E£ 0.23 | + 3685% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | R$ 115 (E£ 629) | E£ 433 | + 45% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | R$ 7 (E£ 40) | E£ 27 | + 47% | |

TOTAL | + 154% |

This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 559 prices entered by 44 different people.

These prices were last updated on February 24, 2018.
Exchange rate:
5.449
EGP
/
BRL

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#
Cost of living in
**Balneario Camboriu (Brazil)**
is
**154% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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