- Cost of Living
- Morocco
- Egypt
- Casablanca
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living comparison between Casablanca, Morocco and Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | 51% | |||
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Food in Casablanca (Morocco) is 51% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 28 Dirham (E£ 50) | E£ 54 | 8% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 51 Dirham (E£ 91) | E£ 43 | 112% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 10 Dirham (E£ 18) | E£ 27 | 33% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 8 Dirham (E£ 14) | E£ 10 | 35% | |
12 eggs, large | 12 Dirham (E£ 21) | E£ 16 | 29% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 6 Dirham (E£ 11) | E£ 3.92 | 173% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 40 Dirham (E£ 72) | E£ 34 | 110% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 14 Dirham (E£ 25) | E£ 20 | 24% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 10 Dirham (E£ 18) | E£ 4.31 | 319% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 16 Dirham (E£ 29) | E£ 14 | 113% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 49 Dirham (E£ 88) | E£ 90 | 3% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 12 Dirham (E£ 21) | E£ 8 | 155% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 3.93 Dirham (E£ 7) | E£ 3.32 | 111% | |
Housing | 178% | |||
Housing in Casablanca (Morocco) is 178% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 9,500 Dirham (E£ 16,915) | E£ 3,914 | 332% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 4,333 Dirham (E£ 7,716) | E£ 1,987 | 288% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 366 Dirham (E£ 651) | E£ 208 | 213% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 5,228 Dirham (E£ 9,308) | E£ 2,474 | 276% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 2,167 Dirham (E£ 3,858) | E£ 1,571 | 146% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 183 Dirham (E£ 325) | E£ 282 | 16% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 172 Dirham (E£ 306) | E£ 289 | 6% | |
40” flat screen TV | 4,648 Dirham (E£ 8,276) | E£ 4,994 | 66% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 1,209 Dirham (E£ 2,152) | E£ 1,249 | 72% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 78 Dirham (E£ 139) | E£ 69 | 102% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 26 Dirham (E£ 47) | E£ 17 | 172% | |
Clothes | 45% | |||
Clothes in Casablanca (Morocco) is 45% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 498 Dirham (E£ 887) | E£ 555 | 60% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 383 Dirham (E£ 682) | E£ 507 | 35% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 700 Dirham (E£ 1,246) | E£ 951 | 31% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 600 Dirham (E£ 1,068) | E£ 397 | 169% | |
Transportation | 149% | |||
Transportation in Casablanca (Morocco) is 149% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 227,500 Dirham (E£ 405,070) | E£ 247,119 | 64% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 11 Dirham (E£ 20) | E£ 2.56 | 682% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 200 Dirham (E£ 356) | E£ 126 | 184% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 30 Dirham (E£ 54) | E£ 17 | 210% | |
Personal Care | 210% | |||
Personal Care in Casablanca (Morocco) is 210% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 27 Dirham (E£ 47) | E£ 17 | 175% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 79 Dirham (E£ 141) | E£ 60 | 134% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 195 Dirham (E£ 347) | E£ 101 | 242% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 28 Dirham (E£ 50) | - | - | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 35 Dirham (E£ 63) | E£ 15 | 317% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 38 Dirham (E£ 68) | E£ 18 | 270% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 10 Dirham (E£ 17) | E£ 6 | 173% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 15 Dirham (E£ 26) | E£ 4.18 | 520% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 67 Dirham (E£ 120) | E£ 26 | 365% | |
Entertainment | 89% | |||
Entertainment in Casablanca (Morocco) is 89% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 273 Dirham (E£ 487) | E£ 103 | 374% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 120 Dirham (E£ 214) | E£ 73 | 193% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 307 Dirham (E£ 547) | E£ 354 | 54% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 230 Dirham (E£ 410) | E£ 211 | 94% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 96 Dirham (E£ 171) | E£ 46 | 270% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 16 Dirham (E£ 29) | E£ 26 | 12% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 27 Dirham (E£ 48) | E£ 21 | 127% | |
iPod nano 16GB | 1,936 Dirham (E£ 3,446) | E£ 1,962 | 76% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 1.89 Dirham (E£ 3.37) | E£ 3.00 | 12% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 338 Dirham (E£ 601) | E£ 354 | 70% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 32 Dirham (E£ 58) | E£ 26 | 120% | |
TOTAL | 113% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 670 prices entered by 52 different people.
These prices were last updated on December 04, 2016.
Exchange rate:
1.781
EGP
/
MAD
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Cost of Living and Prices in Similar Cities
Cost of living in Casablanca (Morocco) is 113% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 33,223
(18,659 Dirham)
in Casablanca
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,625
in Alexandria.
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