- Cost of Living
- Serbia
- Egypt
- Belgrade
- Alexandria
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Belgrade, Serbia**
compared to
**Alexandria, Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 20% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Belgrade (Serbia) is 20% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 397 Дин. (E£ 73) | E£ 72 | + 2% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 392 Дин. (E£ 73) | E£ 72 | + 1% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 329 Дин. (E£ 61) | E£ 36 | + 67% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 59 Дин. (E£ 11) | E£ 13 | - 19% | |

12 eggs, large | 184 Дин. (E£ 34) | E£ 20 | + 69% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 129 Дин. (E£ 24) | E£ 14 | + 70% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 323 Дин. (E£ 60) | E£ 29 | + 107% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 123 Дин. (E£ 23) | E£ 21 | + 8% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 54 Дин. (E£ 10) | E£ 5.98 | + 67% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 79 Дин. (E£ 15) | E£ 19 | - 24% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 749 Дин. (E£ 138) | E£ 92 | + 50% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 123 Дин. (E£ 23) | E£ 11 | + 101% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 36 Дин. (E£ 7) | E£ 10 | - 36% | |

Housing | + 84% | |||

Housing in Belgrade (Serbia) is 84% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 57,108 Дин. (E£ 10,564) | E£ 5,401 | + 96% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 46,100 Дин. (E£ 8,528) | E£ 3,866 | + 121% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 17,852 Дин. (E£ 3,302) | E£ 898 | + 268% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 48,748 Дин. (E£ 9,018) | E£ 3,625 | + 149% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 28,048 Дин. (E£ 5,189) | E£ 2,335 | + 122% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 10,453 Дин. (E£ 1,934) | E£ 736 | + 163% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 2,218 Дин. (E£ 410) | E£ 365 | + 12% | |

40” flat screen TV | 41,488 Дин. (E£ 7,675) | E£ 6,508 | + 18% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 11,906 Дин. (E£ 2,203) | E£ 1,489 | + 48% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 747 Дин. (E£ 138) | E£ 67 | + 105% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | 435 Дин. (E£ 80) | - | - | |

Clothes | + 77% | |||

Clothes in Belgrade (Serbia) is 77% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 11,445 Дин. (E£ 2,117) | E£ 740 | + 186% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 4,999 Дин. (E£ 925) | E£ 614 | + 51% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 10,919 Дин. (E£ 2,020) | E£ 1,504 | + 34% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 11,669 Дин. (E£ 2,159) | E£ 777 | + 178% | |

Transportation | + 48% | |||

Transportation in Belgrade (Serbia) is 48% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 2,039,400 Дин. (E£ 377,266) | E£ 453,039 | - 17% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 103 Дин. (E£ 19) | E£ 3.88 | + 393% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 2,483 Дин. (E£ 459) | E£ 182 | + 152% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 900 Дин. (E£ 166) | E£ 126 | + 32% | |

Personal Care | + 103% | |||

Personal Care in Belgrade (Serbia) is 103% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 455 Дин. (E£ 84) | E£ 33 | + 157% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 510 Дин. (E£ 94) | E£ 80 | + 18% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 2,567 Дин. (E£ 475) | E£ 200 | + 137% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 367 Дин. (E£ 68) | E£ 40 | + 70% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 318 Дин. (E£ 59) | E£ 21 | + 180% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 328 Дин. (E£ 61) | E£ 26 | + 136% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 126 Дин. (E£ 23) | E£ 20 | + 17% | |

Tube of toothpaste | 236 Дин. (E£ 44) | E£ 15 | + 197% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 435 Дин. (E£ 80) | E£ 48 | + 69% | |

Entertainment | + 67% | |||

Entertainment in Belgrade (Serbia) is 67% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 1,874 Дин. (E£ 347) | E£ 153 | + 126% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 997 Дин. (E£ 184) | E£ 96 | + 92% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 2,247 Дин. (E£ 416) | E£ 520 | - 20% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 2,980 Дин. (E£ 551) | E£ 228 | + 142% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 546 Дин. (E£ 101) | E£ 52 | + 94% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 181 Дин. (E£ 33) | E£ 24 | + 38% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 182 Дин. (E£ 34) | E£ 19 | + 72% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 69,239 Дин. (E£ 12,808) | E£ 11,487 | + 12% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 15 Дин. (E£ 2.76) | E£ 0.23 | + 1114% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 3,121 Дин. (E£ 577) | E£ 416 | + 39% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 149 Дин. (E£ 28) | E£ 28 | - 2% | |

TOTAL | + 58% |

This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 2,015 prices entered by 170 different people.

These prices were last updated on April 22, 2018.
Exchange rate:
0.18499
EGP
/
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#
Cost of living in
**Belgrade (Serbia)**
is
**58% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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