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Cost of living in Bristol, United Kingdom compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 232% | |||
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Food in Bristol (United Kingdom) is 232% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | £11 (E£ 256) | E£ 68 | + 278% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | £5.96 (E£ 142) | E£ 63 | + 125% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | £3.81 (E£ 91) | E£ 31 | + 189% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | £0.73 (E£ 17) | E£ 13 | + 35% | |
12 eggs, large | £2.16 (E£ 51) | E£ 16 | + 213% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | £2.17 (E£ 52) | E£ 6 | + 746% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | £5.94 (E£ 141) | E£ 29 | + 389% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | £2.13 (E£ 51) | E£ 15 | + 238% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | £0.79 (E£ 19) | E£ 5.21 | + 263% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | £1.57 (E£ 37) | E£ 14 | + 171% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | £7 (E£ 167) | E£ 88 | + 89% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | £1.78 (E£ 42) | E£ 10 | + 319% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | £0.75 (E£ 18) | E£ 2.60 | + 584% | |
Housing | + 486% | |||
Housing in Bristol (United Kingdom) is 486% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | £1,418 (E£ 33,790) | E£ 4,715 | + 617% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | £970 (E£ 23,112) | E£ 2,520 | + 817% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | £276 (E£ 6,581) | E£ 253 | + 2498% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | £778 (E£ 18,525) | E£ 2,488 | + 645% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | £600 (E£ 14,296) | E£ 1,489 | + 860% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | £124 (E£ 2,957) | E£ 238 | + 1142% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | £20 (E£ 467) | E£ 397 | + 18% | |
40” flat screen TV | £321 (E£ 7,655) | E£ 6,060 | + 26% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | £105 (E£ 2,492) | E£ 1,489 | + 67% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | £5.69 (E£ 136) | E£ 60 | + 126% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | £10 (E£ 244) | E£ 17 | + 1346% | |
Clothes | + 51% | |||
Clothes in Bristol (United Kingdom) is 51% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | £53 (E£ 1,272) | E£ 735 | + 73% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | £36 (E£ 865) | E£ 604 | + 43% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | £73 (E£ 1,734) | E£ 1,448 | + 20% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | £69 (E£ 1,637) | E£ 581 | + 182% | |
Transportation | + 344% | |||
Transportation in Bristol (United Kingdom) is 344% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | £17,000 (E£ 405,053) | E£ 348,808 | + 16% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | £1.18 (E£ 28) | E£ 3.19 | + 782% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | £67 (E£ 1,596) | E£ 123 | + 1203% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | £11 (E£ 255) | E£ 21 | + 1122% | |
Personal Care | + 356% | |||
Personal Care in Bristol (United Kingdom) is 356% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | £2.56 (E£ 61) | E£ 24 | + 152% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | £8 (E£ 193) | E£ 90 | + 114% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | £62 (E£ 1,468) | E£ 98 | + 1397% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | £2.76 (E£ 66) | E£ 30 | + 119% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | £1.31 (E£ 31) | E£ 19 | + 65% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | £3.36 (E£ 80) | E£ 23 | + 256% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | £1.55 (E£ 37) | E£ 13 | + 193% | |
Tube of toothpaste | £1.47 (E£ 35) | E£ 12 | + 202% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | £12 (E£ 275) | E£ 28 | + 892% | |
Entertainment | + 178% | |||
Entertainment in Bristol (United Kingdom) is 178% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | £24 (E£ 583) | E£ 119 | + 392% | |
2 tickets to the movies | £19 (E£ 457) | E£ 86 | + 433% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | £72 (E£ 1,725) | E£ 266 | + 548% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | £47 (E£ 1,120) | E£ 214 | + 424% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | £8 (E£ 194) | E£ 52 | + 272% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | £2.17 (E£ 52) | E£ 24 | + 117% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | £3.40 (E£ 81) | E£ 19 | + 316% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | £436 (E£ 10,384) | E£ 12,013 | - 14% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | £0.07 (E£ 1.67) | E£ 0.23 | + 615% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | £35 (E£ 825) | E£ 433 | + 91% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | £9 (E£ 204) | E£ 26 | + 690% | |
TOTAL | + 290% |
This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 829 prices entered by 86 different people.
These prices were last updated on December 14, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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EGP
/
GBP
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Cost of living in Bristol (United Kingdom) is 290% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 54,659
(£2,294)
in Bristol
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 14,000
in Alexandria.
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