- Cost of Living
- Brazil
- Egypt
- Campinas
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Campinas, Brazil compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 136% | |||
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Food in Campinas (Brazil) is 136% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | R$ 28 (E£ 153) | E£ 68 | + 126% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | R$ 26 (E£ 139) | E£ 63 | + 120% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | R$ 7 (E£ 38) | E£ 31 | + 20% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | R$ 3.04 (E£ 16) | E£ 13 | + 27% | |
12 eggs, large | R$ 8 (E£ 40) | E£ 16 | + 146% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | R$ 4.78 (E£ 26) | E£ 6 | + 321% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | R$ 16 (E£ 85) | E£ 29 | + 195% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | R$ 7 (E£ 36) | E£ 15 | + 139% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | R$ 3.11 (E£ 17) | E£ 5.21 | + 222% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | R$ 4.70 (E£ 25) | E£ 14 | + 84% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | R$ 37 (E£ 200) | E£ 88 | + 126% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | R$ 6 (E£ 34) | E£ 10 | + 232% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | R$ 3.23 (E£ 17) | E£ 2.60 | + 571% | |
Housing | + 161% | |||
Housing in Campinas (Brazil) is 161% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | R$ 2,498 (E£ 13,483) | E£ 4,715 | + 186% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | R$ 1,802 (E£ 9,726) | E£ 2,520 | + 286% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | R$ 533 (E£ 2,876) | E£ 253 | + 1035% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | R$ 1,398 (E£ 7,546) | E£ 2,488 | + 203% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | R$ 1,203 (E£ 6,491) | E£ 1,489 | + 336% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | R$ 255 (E£ 1,378) | E£ 238 | + 479% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | R$ 55 (E£ 299) | E£ 397 | - 25% | |
40” flat screen TV | R$ 1,639 (E£ 8,847) | E£ 6,060 | + 46% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | R$ 409 (E£ 2,205) | E£ 1,489 | + 48% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | R$ 22 (E£ 116) | E£ 60 | + 94% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | R$ 17 (E£ 91) | E£ 17 | + 441% | |
Clothes | + 40% | |||
Clothes in Campinas (Brazil) is 40% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | R$ 243 (E£ 1,311) | E£ 735 | + 78% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | R$ 138 (E£ 742) | E£ 604 | + 23% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | R$ 343 (E£ 1,853) | E£ 1,448 | + 28% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | R$ 301 (E£ 1,626) | E£ 581 | + 180% | |
Transportation | + 242% | |||
Transportation in Campinas (Brazil) is 242% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | R$ 79,787 (E£ 430,588) | E£ 348,808 | + 23% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | R$ 3.66 (E£ 20) | E£ 3.19 | + 519% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | R$ 210 (E£ 1,133) | E£ 123 | + 824% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | R$ 32 (E£ 171) | E£ 21 | + 718% | |
Personal Care | + 324% | |||
Personal Care in Campinas (Brazil) is 324% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | R$ 19 (E£ 101) | E£ 24 | + 315% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | R$ 41 (E£ 224) | E£ 90 | + 149% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | R$ 203 (E£ 1,094) | E£ 98 | + 1015% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | R$ 24 (E£ 132) | E£ 30 | + 340% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | R$ 12 (E£ 66) | E£ 19 | + 249% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | R$ 12 (E£ 67) | E£ 23 | + 196% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | R$ 4.79 (E£ 26) | E£ 13 | + 105% | |
Tube of toothpaste | R$ 3.46 (E£ 19) | E£ 12 | + 61% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | R$ 31 (E£ 167) | E£ 28 | + 502% | |
Entertainment | + 200% | |||
Entertainment in Campinas (Brazil) is 200% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | R$ 112 (E£ 602) | E£ 119 | + 407% | |
2 tickets to the movies | R$ 46 (E£ 249) | E£ 86 | + 190% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | R$ 129 (E£ 698) | E£ 266 | + 162% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | R$ 191 (E£ 1,029) | E£ 214 | + 381% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | R$ 22 (E£ 117) | E£ 52 | + 124% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | R$ 9 (E£ 47) | E£ 24 | + 96% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | R$ 11 (E£ 58) | E£ 19 | + 200% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | R$ 2,916 (E£ 15,735) | E£ 12,013 | + 31% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | R$ 1.29 (E£ 7) | E£ 0.23 | + 2964% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | R$ 126 (E£ 681) | E£ 433 | + 57% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | R$ 9 (E£ 48) | E£ 26 | + 85% | |
TOTAL | + 178% |
This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 1,021 prices entered by 126 different people.
These prices were last updated on December 18, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Campinas (Brazil) is 178% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 38,938
(R$ 7,215)
in Campinas
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 14,000
in Alexandria.
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