- Cost of Living
- New Zealand
- Egypt
- Christchurch
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Christchurch, New Zealand compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 261% | |||
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Food in Christchurch (New Zealand) is 261% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | NZ$19 (E£ 240) | E£ 68 | + 254% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | NZ$10 (E£ 132) | E£ 60 | + 119% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | NZ$6 (E£ 76) | E£ 32 | + 136% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | NZ$1.64 (E£ 21) | E£ 13 | + 64% | |
12 eggs, large | NZ$4.02 (E£ 51) | E£ 16 | + 209% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | NZ$8 (E£ 97) | E£ 6 | + 1479% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | NZ$6 (E£ 80) | E£ 27 | + 194% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | NZ$3.53 (E£ 45) | E£ 15 | + 197% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | NZ$2.93 (E£ 37) | E£ 5.21 | + 611% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | NZ$4.00 (E£ 51) | E£ 14 | + 266% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | NZ$15 (E£ 190) | E£ 88 | + 114% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | NZ$3.25 (E£ 41) | E£ 10 | + 327% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | NZ$1.68 (E£ 21) | E£ 2.28 | + 831% | |
Housing | + 490% | |||
Housing in Christchurch (New Zealand) is 490% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | NZ$2,346 (E£ 29,650) | E£ 4,826 | + 514% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | NZ$1,941 (E£ 24,536) | E£ 2,486 | + 887% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | NZ$342 (E£ 4,322) | E£ 245 | + 1661% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | NZ$1,438 (E£ 18,181) | E£ 2,488 | + 631% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | NZ$1,212 (E£ 15,322) | E£ 1,489 | + 929% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | NZ$141 (E£ 1,778) | E£ 238 | + 647% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | NZ$81 (E£ 1,022) | E£ 397 | + 157% | |
40” flat screen TV | NZ$706 (E£ 8,918) | E£ 6,060 | + 47% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | NZ$191 (E£ 2,419) | E£ 1,489 | + 62% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | NZ$14 (E£ 173) | E£ 60 | + 189% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | NZ$24 (E£ 302) | E£ 17 | + 1693% | |
Clothes | + 71% | |||
Clothes in Christchurch (New Zealand) is 71% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | NZ$117 (E£ 1,476) | E£ 735 | + 101% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | NZ$73 (E£ 927) | E£ 604 | + 54% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | NZ$145 (E£ 1,836) | E£ 1,360 | + 35% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | NZ$174 (E£ 2,195) | E£ 581 | + 278% | |
Transportation | + 286% | |||
Transportation in Christchurch (New Zealand) is 286% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | NZ$30,000 (E£ 379,195) | E£ 348,808 | + 9% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | NZ$2.00 (E£ 25) | E£ 3.19 | + 694% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | NZ$100 (E£ 1,264) | E£ 123 | + 931% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | NZ$28 (E£ 356) | E£ 21 | + 1607% | |
Personal Care | + 286% | |||
Personal Care in Christchurch (New Zealand) is 286% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | NZ$17 (E£ 211) | E£ 24 | + 772% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | NZ$8 (E£ 100) | E£ 90 | + 11% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | NZ$51 (E£ 646) | E£ 98 | + 559% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | NZ$11 (E£ 138) | E£ 30 | + 360% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | NZ$5.61 (E£ 71) | E£ 19 | + 275% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | NZ$6 (E£ 80) | E£ 23 | + 258% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | NZ$2.53 (E£ 32) | E£ 13 | + 153% | |
Tube of toothpaste | NZ$3.50 (E£ 44) | E£ 12 | + 282% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | NZ$26 (E£ 333) | E£ 28 | + 1101% | |
Entertainment | + 255% | |||
Entertainment in Christchurch (New Zealand) is 255% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | NZ$55 (E£ 699) | E£ 119 | + 489% | |
2 tickets to the movies | NZ$31 (E£ 392) | E£ 80 | + 389% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | NZ$114 (E£ 1,435) | E£ 323 | + 344% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | NZ$114 (E£ 1,439) | E£ 214 | + 573% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | NZ$15 (E£ 190) | E£ 52 | + 263% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | NZ$4.55 (E£ 58) | E£ 24 | + 141% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | NZ$8 (E£ 101) | E£ 19 | + 419% | |
iPad Air 2, 64GB | NZ$770 (E£ 9,736) | E£ 12,013 | - 19% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | NZ$0.49 (E£ 6) | E£ 0.23 | + 2557% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | NZ$62 (E£ 782) | E£ 433 | + 81% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | NZ$20 (E£ 246) | E£ 26 | + 854% | |
TOTAL | + 297% |
This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 908 prices entered by 91 different people.
These prices were last updated on October 17, 2017.
Exchange rate:
12.640
EGP
/
NZD
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Cost of living in Christchurch (New Zealand) is 297% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 55,617
(NZ$4,400)
in Christchurch
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 14,000
in Alexandria.
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