- Cost of Living
- Argentina
- Egypt
- Córdoba
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Córdoba, Argentina compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | - 63% | |||
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Food in Córdoba (Argentina) is 63% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ARS $8 (E£ 8) | E£ 68 | - 88% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | ARS $9 (E£ 9) | E£ 60 | - 85% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ARS $3.83 (E£ 3.89) | E£ 32 | - 88% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ARS $1.58 (E£ 1.61) | E£ 13 | - 87% | |
12 eggs, large | ARS $3.44 (E£ 3.50) | E£ 16 | - 79% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ARS $1.71 (E£ 1.74) | E£ 6 | - 72% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ARS $4.62 (E£ 4.69) | E£ 27 | - 83% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ARS $2.33 (E£ 2.37) | E£ 15 | - 84% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ARS $2.00 (E£ 2.03) | E£ 5.21 | - 61% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ARS $1.65 (E£ 1.68) | E£ 14 | - 88% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ARS $7 (E£ 7) | E£ 88 | - 92% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | ARS $43 (E£ 44) | E£ 10 | + 354% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ARS $1.02 (E£ 1.04) | E£ 2.28 | - 54% | |
Housing | - 10% | |||
Housing in Córdoba (Argentina) is 10% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | ARS $803 (E£ 816) | E£ 4,826 | - 83% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | ARS $6,079 (E£ 6,181) | E£ 2,486 | + 149% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ARS $58 (E£ 59) | E£ 245 | - 76% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | ARS $403 (E£ 410) | E£ 2,488 | - 84% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | ARS $5,306 (E£ 5,395) | E£ 1,489 | + 262% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | ARS $1,483 (E£ 1,508) | E£ 238 | + 534% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ARS $34 (E£ 34) | E£ 397 | - 91% | |
40” flat screen TV | ARS $10,687 (E£ 10,866) | E£ 6,060 | + 79% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | ARS $2,871 (E£ 2,919) | E£ 1,489 | + 96% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ARS $121 (E£ 123) | E£ 60 | + 105% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | ARS $42 (E£ 42) | E£ 17 | + 151% | |
Clothes | - 89% | |||
Clothes in Córdoba (Argentina) is 89% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | ARS $110 (E£ 112) | E£ 735 | - 85% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | ARS $63 (E£ 64) | E£ 604 | - 89% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | ARS $110 (E£ 112) | E£ 1,360 | - 92% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ARS $115 (E£ 117) | E£ 581 | - 80% | |
Transportation | + 8% | |||
Transportation in Córdoba (Argentina) is 8% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ARS $25,131 (E£ 25,552) | E£ 348,808 | - 93% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ARS $1.45 (E£ 1.47) | E£ 3.19 | - 54% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | ARS $505 (E£ 514) | E£ 123 | + 319% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | ARS $102 (E£ 104) | E£ 21 | + 397% | |
Personal Care | + 92% | |||
Personal Care in Córdoba (Argentina) is 92% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ARS $48 (E£ 49) | E£ 24 | + 103% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ARS $77 (E£ 78) | E£ 90 | - 13% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | ARS $219 (E£ 223) | E£ 98 | + 127% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | ARS $36 (E£ 36) | E£ 30 | + 21% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ARS $47 (E£ 48) | E£ 19 | + 153% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ARS $48 (E£ 48) | E£ 23 | + 115% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | ARS $26 (E£ 27) | E£ 13 | + 111% | |
Tube of toothpaste | ARS $25 (E£ 25) | E£ 12 | + 119% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ARS $122 (E£ 125) | E£ 28 | + 349% | |
Entertainment | + 2% | |||
Entertainment in Córdoba (Argentina) is 2% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ARS $349 (E£ 355) | E£ 119 | + 199% | |
2 tickets to the movies | ARS $10 (E£ 11) | E£ 80 | - 87% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | ARS $526 (E£ 534) | E£ 323 | + 65% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ARS $42 (E£ 42) | E£ 214 | - 80% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ARS $93 (E£ 95) | E£ 52 | + 82% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ARS $3.00 (E£ 3.05) | E£ 24 | - 87% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ARS $2.20 (E£ 2.24) | E£ 19 | - 89% | |
iPad Air 2, 64GB | ARS $14,690 (E£ 14,936) | E£ 12,013 | + 24% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | ARS $0.41 (E£ 0.42) | E£ 0.23 | + 79% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | ARS $52 (E£ 53) | E£ 433 | - 88% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ARS $44 (E£ 44) | E£ 26 | + 72% | |
TOTAL | - 18% |
This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 903 prices entered by 86 different people.
These prices were last updated on October 20, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Córdoba (Argentina) is 18% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require
E£ 13,000
in Alexandria
you would need to make just about E£ 10,651
(ARS $10,475)
in Córdoba.
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