- Cost of Living
- Argentina
- Egypt
- Córdoba
- Alexandria
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Córdoba, Argentina**
compared to
**Alexandria, Egypt**

Currency:

Food | - 84% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Córdoba (Argentina) is 84% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ARS $8 (E£ 4.03) | E£ 81 | - 95% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | ARS $9 (E£ 4.28) | E£ 73 | - 94% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ARS $3.83 (E£ 1.89) | E£ 38 | - 95% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ARS $1.58 (E£ 0.78) | E£ 13 | - 94% | |

12 eggs, large | ARS $3.44 (E£ 1.70) | E£ 20 | - 92% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ARS $1.71 (E£ 0.85) | E£ 13 | - 93% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ARS $4.62 (E£ 2.28) | E£ 29 | - 92% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ARS $2.33 (E£ 1.15) | E£ 22 | - 95% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ARS $2.00 (E£ 0.99) | E£ 5.88 | - 83% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ARS $1.65 (E£ 0.82) | E£ 19 | - 96% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ARS $7 (E£ 3.46) | E£ 92 | - 96% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | ARS $53 (E£ 26) | E£ 11 | + 137% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ARS $1.02 (E£ 0.50) | E£ 6 | - 92% | |

Housing | - 56% | |||

Housing in Córdoba (Argentina) is 56% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | ARS $803 (E£ 397) | E£ 5,401 | - 93% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | ARS $8,209 (E£ 4,057) | E£ 3,866 | + 5% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ARS $58 (E£ 29) | E£ 898 | - 97% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | ARS $403 (E£ 199) | E£ 3,602 | - 94% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | ARS $6,179 (E£ 3,054) | E£ 2,335 | + 31% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | ARS $1,661 (E£ 821) | E£ 736 | + 11% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ARS $34 (E£ 17) | E£ 365 | - 95% | |

40” flat screen TV | ARS $10,863 (E£ 5,369) | E£ 6,508 | - 18% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | ARS $3,029 (E£ 1,497) | E£ 1,877 | - 20% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ARS $137 (E£ 68) | E£ 67 | + 1% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | ARS $136 (E£ 67) | - | - | |

Clothes | - 95% | |||

Clothes in Córdoba (Argentina) is 95% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | ARS $110 (E£ 54) | E£ 740 | - 93% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | ARS $63 (E£ 31) | E£ 681 | - 95% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | ARS $110 (E£ 54) | E£ 1,691 | - 97% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ARS $115 (E£ 57) | E£ 777 | - 93% | |

Transportation | - 49% | |||

Transportation in Córdoba (Argentina) is 49% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ARS $25,131 (E£ 12,420) | E£ 453,039 | - 97% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ARS $1.45 (E£ 0.72) | E£ 3.88 | - 82% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | ARS $674 (E£ 333) | E£ 182 | + 83% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | ARS $183 (E£ 90) | E£ 101 | - 10% | |

Personal Care | + 17% | |||

Personal Care in Córdoba (Argentina) is 17% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ARS $96 (E£ 47) | E£ 33 | + 45% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ARS $147 (E£ 73) | E£ 72 | + 1% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | ARS $541 (E£ 267) | E£ 200 | + 34% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | ARS $50 (E£ 25) | E£ 40 | - 39% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ARS $63 (E£ 31) | E£ 21 | + 48% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ARS $72 (E£ 36) | E£ 26 | + 39% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | ARS $28 (E£ 14) | E£ 20 | - 30% | |

Tube of toothpaste | ARS $30 (E£ 15) | E£ 15 | + 1% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ARS $179 (E£ 89) | E£ 46 | + 92% | |

Entertainment | - 45% | |||

Entertainment in Córdoba (Argentina) is 45% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ARS $477 (E£ 236) | E£ 153 | + 54% | |

2 tickets to the movies | ARS $10 (E£ 5.15) | E£ 99 | - 95% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | ARS $942 (E£ 466) | E£ 520 | - 10% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ARS $42 (E£ 21) | E£ 249 | - 92% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ARS $137 (E£ 68) | E£ 52 | + 30% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ARS $3.00 (E£ 1.48) | E£ 25 | - 94% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ARS $2.20 (E£ 1.09) | E£ 19 | - 94% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | ARS $14,059 (E£ 6,948) | E£ 12,152 | - 43% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | ARS $0.41 (E£ 0.20) | E£ 0.23 | - 11% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | ARS $52 (E£ 26) | E£ 416 | - 94% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ARS $58 (E£ 28) | E£ 28 | + 2% | |

TOTAL | - 59% |

This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 668 prices entered by 63 different people.

These prices were last updated on October 18, 2018.
Exchange rate:
0.49422
EGP
/
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#
Cost of living in
**Córdoba (Argentina)**
is
**59% cheaper than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

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