- Cost of Living
- Brazil
- Egypt
- Caxias do Sul
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Caxias do Sul, Brazil compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 109% | |||
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Food in Caxias do Sul (Brazil) is 109% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | R$ 14 (E£ 79) | E£ 66 | + 20% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | R$ 23 (E£ 129) | E£ 60 | + 115% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | R$ 9 (E£ 52) | E£ 32 | + 60% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | R$ 3.08 (E£ 17) | E£ 13 | + 37% | |
12 eggs, large | R$ 4.88 (E£ 27) | E£ 16 | + 67% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | R$ 4.80 (E£ 27) | E£ 6 | + 341% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | R$ 20 (E£ 112) | E£ 27 | + 313% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | R$ 4.18 (E£ 24) | E£ 15 | + 56% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | R$ 2.73 (E£ 15) | E£ 5.21 | + 194% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | R$ 5.00 (E£ 28) | E£ 13 | + 123% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | R$ 24 (E£ 135) | E£ 88 | + 53% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | R$ 5.63 (E£ 32) | E£ 10 | + 229% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | R$ 3.40 (E£ 19) | E£ 2.28 | + 738% | |
Housing | + 80% | |||
Housing in Caxias do Sul (Brazil) is 80% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | R$ 1,267 (E£ 7,122) | E£ 4,826 | + 48% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | R$ 1,017 (E£ 5,716) | E£ 2,486 | + 130% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | R$ 357 (E£ 2,006) | E£ 245 | + 717% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | R$ 750 (E£ 4,217) | E£ 2,488 | + 69% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | R$ 500 (E£ 2,811) | E£ 1,489 | + 89% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | R$ 200 (E£ 1,124) | E£ 238 | + 372% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | R$ 86 (E£ 484) | E£ 397 | + 22% | |
40” flat screen TV | R$ 1,548 (E£ 8,702) | E£ 6,060 | + 44% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | R$ 373 (E£ 2,097) | E£ 1,489 | + 41% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | R$ 16 (E£ 91) | E£ 55 | + 66% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | R$ 10 (E£ 57) | E£ 17 | + 241% | |
Clothes | + 29% | |||
Clothes in Caxias do Sul (Brazil) is 29% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | R$ 210 (E£ 1,181) | E£ 735 | + 61% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | R$ 116 (E£ 654) | E£ 604 | + 8% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | R$ 336 (E£ 1,887) | E£ 1,360 | + 39% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | R$ 238 (E£ 1,338) | E£ 581 | + 130% | |
Transportation | + 212% | |||
Transportation in Caxias do Sul (Brazil) is 212% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | R$ 80,000 (E£ 449,814) | E£ 348,808 | + 29% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | R$ 4.00 (E£ 23) | E£ 3.19 | + 606% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | R$ 150 (E£ 843) | E£ 123 | + 588% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | R$ 45 (E£ 256) | E£ 21 | + 1125% | |
Personal Care | + 271% | |||
Personal Care in Caxias do Sul (Brazil) is 271% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | R$ 13 (E£ 76) | E£ 24 | + 212% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | R$ 35 (E£ 197) | E£ 90 | + 119% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | R$ 196 (E£ 1,102) | E£ 98 | + 1023% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | R$ 17 (E£ 93) | E£ 30 | + 211% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | R$ 11 (E£ 63) | E£ 19 | + 234% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | R$ 11 (E£ 63) | E£ 23 | + 182% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | R$ 4.23 (E£ 24) | E£ 13 | + 88% | |
Tube of toothpaste | R$ 3.07 (E£ 17) | E£ 12 | + 49% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | R$ 24 (E£ 134) | E£ 28 | + 384% | |
Entertainment | + 304% | |||
Entertainment in Caxias do Sul (Brazil) is 304% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | R$ 74 (E£ 418) | E£ 119 | + 253% | |
2 tickets to the movies | R$ 40 (E£ 225) | E£ 80 | + 181% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | R$ 167 (E£ 936) | E£ 323 | + 190% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | R$ 147 (E£ 828) | E£ 214 | + 287% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | R$ 17 (E£ 96) | E£ 52 | + 84% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | R$ 4.08 (E£ 23) | E£ 24 | - 4% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | R$ 5.00 (E£ 28) | E£ 19 | + 44% | |
iPad Air 2, 64GB | R$ 3,093 (E£ 17,389) | E£ 12,013 | + 45% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | R$ 3.15 (E£ 18) | E£ 0.23 | + 7497% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | R$ 137 (E£ 768) | E£ 433 | + 78% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | R$ 7 (E£ 41) | E£ 26 | + 58% | |
TOTAL | + 163% |
This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 796 prices entered by 54 different people.
These prices were last updated on September 21, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Caxias do Sul (Brazil) is 163% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 39,503
(R$ 7,026)
in Caxias do Sul
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,000
in Alexandria.
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