- Cost of Living
- Belize
- Egypt
- Belize City
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living comparison between Belize City, Belize and Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | 63% | |||
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Food in Belize City (Belize) is 63% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | BZ$12 (E£ 53) | E£ 59 | 10% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | BZ$9 (E£ 39) | E£ 36 | 7% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | BZ$7 (E£ 29) | E£ 22 | 32% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | BZ$3.95 (E£ 18) | E£ 8 | 114% | |
12 eggs, large | BZ$4.15 (E£ 19) | E£ 14 | 34% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | BZ$5.83 (E£ 26) | E£ 3.84 | 579% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | BZ$13 (E£ 57) | E£ 21 | 173% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | BZ$8 (E£ 35) | E£ 12 | 178% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | BZ$4.12 (E£ 18) | E£ 4.81 | 283% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | BZ$3.00 (E£ 13) | E£ 13 | 0% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | BZ$36 (E£ 160) | E£ 90 | 78% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | BZ$4.55 (E£ 20) | E£ 8 | 160% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | BZ$1.61 (E£ 7) | E£ 2.50 | 188% | |
Housing | 206% | |||
Housing in Belize City (Belize) is 206% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | BZ$1,308 (E£ 5,851) | E£ 3,491 | 68% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | BZ$963 (E£ 4,308) | E£ 1,935 | 123% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | BZ$246 (E£ 1,098) | E£ 188 | 484% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | BZ$907 (E£ 4,056) | E£ 1,820 | 123% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | BZ$512 (E£ 2,289) | E£ 1,554 | 47% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | BZ$425 (E£ 1,900) | E£ 1,158 | 64% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | BZ$425 (E£ 1,900) | E£ 289 | 557% | |
40” flat screen TV | BZ$2,198 (E£ 9,832) | E£ 4,882 | 101% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | BZ$268 (E£ 1,199) | E£ 1,022 | 17% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | BZ$9 (E£ 39) | E£ 44 | 10% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | BZ$4.20 (E£ 19) | E£ 18 | 6% | |
Clothes | 19% | |||
Clothes in Belize City (Belize) is 19% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | BZ$121 (E£ 540) | E£ 398 | 35% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | BZ$80 (E£ 359) | E£ 331 | 9% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | BZ$203 (E£ 907) | E£ 737 | 23% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | BZ$180 (E£ 807) | E£ 540 | 50% | |
Transportation | 198% | |||
Transportation in Belize City (Belize) is 198% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | BZ$54,564 (E£ 244,063) | E£ 142,552 | 71% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | BZ$3.24 (E£ 15) | E£ 2.25 | 545% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | BZ$89 (E£ 398) | E£ 120 | 230% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | BZ$41 (E£ 183) | E£ 21 | 758% | |
Personal Care | 145% | |||
Personal Care in Belize City (Belize) is 145% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | BZ$35 (E£ 158) | E£ 20 | 706% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | BZ$10 (E£ 45) | - | - | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | BZ$63 (E£ 281) | E£ 76 | 271% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | BZ$7 (E£ 31) | - | - | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | BZ$7 (E£ 33) | E£ 18 | 81% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | BZ$9 (E£ 40) | E£ 19 | 116% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | BZ$3.13 (E£ 14) | E£ 8 | 80% | |
Tube of toothpaste | BZ$3.86 (E£ 17) | E£ 5.21 | 232% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | BZ$13 (E£ 58) | E£ 25 | 131% | |
Entertainment | 33% | |||
Entertainment in Belize City (Belize) is 33% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | BZ$36 (E£ 161) | E£ 65 | 146% | |
2 tickets to the movies | BZ$30 (E£ 134) | E£ 66 | 103% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | - | E£ 365 | - | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | BZ$77 (E£ 343) | E£ 206 | 66% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | BZ$10 (E£ 45) | E£ 32 | 40% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | BZ$4.50 (E£ 20) | E£ 19 | 3% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | BZ$4.27 (E£ 19) | E£ 12 | 55% | |
iPod nano 16GB | BZ$500 (E£ 2,236) | E£ 1,962 | 14% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | - | E£ 0.24 | - | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | BZ$75 (E£ 333) | E£ 325 | 2% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | BZ$9 (E£ 40) | E£ 23 | 77% | |
TOTAL | 119% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 360 prices entered by 29 different people.
These prices were last updated on October 23, 2016.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Belize City (Belize) is 119% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 35,633
(BZ$7,966)
in Belize City
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 16,250
in Alexandria.
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