- Cost of Living
- Brazil
- Egypt
- Curitiba
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Curitiba, Brazil compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 74% | |||
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Food in Curitiba (Brazil) is 74% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | R$ 15 (E£ 81) | E£ 68 | + 20% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | R$ 16 (E£ 86) | E£ 63 | + 37% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | R$ 5.50 (E£ 30) | E£ 31 | - 5% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | R$ 2.00 (E£ 11) | E£ 13 | - 16% | |
12 eggs, large | R$ 3.60 (E£ 19) | E£ 16 | + 18% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | R$ 5.00 (E£ 27) | E£ 6 | + 341% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | R$ 8 (E£ 41) | E£ 29 | + 40% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | R$ 3.50 (E£ 19) | E£ 15 | + 26% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | R$ 4.60 (E£ 25) | E£ 5.21 | + 377% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | R$ 3.10 (E£ 17) | E£ 14 | + 21% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | R$ 25 (E£ 134) | E£ 88 | + 51% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | R$ 6 (E£ 33) | E£ 10 | + 228% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | R$ 3.90 (E£ 21) | E£ 2.60 | + 711% | |
Housing | + 83% | |||
Housing in Curitiba (Brazil) is 83% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | R$ 1,900 (E£ 10,268) | E£ 4,715 | + 118% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | R$ 1,100 (E£ 5,945) | E£ 2,520 | + 136% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | R$ 110 (E£ 594) | E£ 253 | + 135% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | R$ 1,000 (E£ 5,404) | E£ 2,488 | + 117% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | R$ 550 (E£ 2,972) | E£ 1,489 | + 100% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | R$ 55 (E£ 297) | E£ 238 | + 25% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | R$ 70 (E£ 378) | E£ 397 | - 5% | |
40” flat screen TV | R$ 1,898 (E£ 10,258) | E£ 6,060 | + 69% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | R$ 404 (E£ 2,184) | E£ 1,489 | + 47% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | R$ 25 (E£ 135) | E£ 60 | + 124% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | R$ 16 (E£ 88) | E£ 17 | + 422% | |
Clothes | + 36% | |||
Clothes in Curitiba (Brazil) is 36% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | R$ 180 (E£ 973) | E£ 735 | + 32% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | R$ 155 (E£ 838) | E£ 604 | + 39% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | R$ 300 (E£ 1,621) | E£ 1,448 | + 12% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | R$ 200 (E£ 1,078) | E£ 581 | + 85% | |
Transportation | + 124% | |||
Transportation in Curitiba (Brazil) is 124% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | R$ 52,160 (E£ 281,896) | E£ 348,808 | - 19% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | R$ 2.72 (E£ 15) | E£ 3.19 | + 361% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | R$ 125 (E£ 676) | E£ 123 | + 451% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | R$ 33 (E£ 176) | E£ 21 | + 742% | |
Personal Care | + 310% | |||
Personal Care in Curitiba (Brazil) is 310% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | R$ 26 (E£ 138) | E£ 24 | + 471% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | R$ 44 (E£ 240) | E£ 90 | + 167% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | R$ 166 (E£ 896) | E£ 98 | + 814% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | R$ 18 (E£ 95) | E£ 30 | + 217% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | R$ 13 (E£ 69) | E£ 19 | + 267% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | R$ 16 (E£ 85) | E£ 23 | + 277% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | R$ 5.99 (E£ 32) | E£ 13 | + 157% | |
Tube of toothpaste | R$ 5.99 (E£ 32) | E£ 12 | + 180% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | R$ 32 (E£ 173) | E£ 28 | + 524% | |
Entertainment | + 156% | |||
Entertainment in Curitiba (Brazil) is 156% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | R$ 92 (E£ 495) | E£ 119 | + 317% | |
2 tickets to the movies | R$ 36 (E£ 195) | E£ 86 | + 127% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | R$ 269 (E£ 1,455) | E£ 266 | + 446% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | R$ 69 (E£ 373) | E£ 214 | + 74% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | R$ 23 (E£ 125) | E£ 52 | + 140% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | R$ 5.00 (E£ 27) | E£ 24 | + 13% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | R$ 4.00 (E£ 22) | E£ 19 | + 11% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | R$ 3,331 (E£ 18,004) | E£ 12,013 | + 50% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | R$ 1.20 (E£ 6) | E£ 0.23 | + 2682% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | R$ 120 (E£ 649) | E£ 433 | + 50% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | R$ 5.00 (E£ 27) | E£ 26 | + 5% | |
TOTAL | + 110% |
This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 1,755 prices entered by 196 different people.
These prices were last updated on November 20, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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/
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Cost of living in Curitiba (Brazil) is 110% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 31,487
(R$ 5,826)
in Curitiba
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,000
in Alexandria.
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