- Cost of Living
- Canada
- Egypt
- Edmonton
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Edmonton, Canada compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 293% | |||
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Food in Edmonton (Canada) is 293% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | C$13 (E£ 183) | E£ 60 | + 206% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | C$9 (E£ 133) | E£ 51 | + 160% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | C$8 (E£ 109) | E£ 32 | + 236% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | C$2.48 (E£ 35) | E£ 12 | + 197% | |
12 eggs, large | C$3.40 (E£ 48) | E£ 17 | + 184% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | C$3.97 (E£ 56) | E£ 5.56 | + 904% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | C$4.88 (E£ 69) | E£ 26 | + 160% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | C$4.95 (E£ 70) | E£ 13 | + 422% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | C$3.88 (E£ 55) | E£ 4.76 | + 1047% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | C$2.20 (E£ 31) | E£ 13 | + 145% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | C$15 (E£ 211) | E£ 88 | + 139% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | C$2.15 (E£ 30) | E£ 9 | + 245% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | C$3.01 (E£ 42) | E£ 2.12 | + 1896% | |
Housing | + 481% | |||
Housing in Edmonton (Canada) is 481% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | C$2,108 (E£ 29,658) | E£ 4,499 | + 559% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | C$1,621 (E£ 22,800) | E£ 2,486 | + 817% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | C$283 (E£ 3,980) | E£ 223 | + 1683% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | C$1,169 (E£ 16,441) | E£ 2,488 | + 561% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | C$903 (E£ 12,704) | E£ 1,489 | + 753% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | C$141 (E£ 1,990) | E£ 253 | + 687% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | C$60 (E£ 846) | E£ 350 | + 142% | |
40” flat screen TV | C$549 (E£ 7,723) | E£ 5,618 | + 37% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | C$101 (E£ 1,422) | E£ 1,400 | + 2% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | C$10 (E£ 146) | E£ 55 | + 166% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | C$27 (E£ 384) | E£ 17 | + 2178% | |
Clothes | + 25% | |||
Clothes in Edmonton (Canada) is 25% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | C$59 (E£ 830) | E£ 587 | + 41% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | C$39 (E£ 554) | E£ 581 | - 5% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | C$118 (E£ 1,667) | E£ 1,360 | + 23% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | C$150 (E£ 2,112) | E£ 466 | + 353% | |
Transportation | + 271% | |||
Transportation in Edmonton (Canada) is 271% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | C$21,470 (E£ 302,015) | E£ 317,760 | - 5% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | C$1.01 (E£ 14) | E£ 2.91 | + 388% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | C$89 (E£ 1,252) | E£ 109 | + 1049% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | C$18 (E£ 255) | E£ 21 | + 1122% | |
Personal Care | + 435% | |||
Personal Care in Edmonton (Canada) is 435% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | C$10 (E£ 145) | E£ 24 | + 497% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | C$32 (E£ 452) | E£ 76 | + 494% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | C$72 (E£ 1,008) | E£ 112 | + 803% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | C$9 (E£ 120) | E£ 30 | + 302% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | C$5.19 (E£ 73) | E£ 19 | + 286% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | C$4.50 (E£ 63) | E£ 23 | + 181% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | C$3.16 (E£ 44) | E£ 13 | + 252% | |
Tube of toothpaste | C$2.32 (E£ 33) | E£ 12 | + 182% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | C$25 (E£ 358) | E£ 27 | + 1243% | |
Entertainment | + 266% | |||
Entertainment in Edmonton (Canada) is 266% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | C$58 (E£ 810) | E£ 119 | + 583% | |
2 tickets to the movies | C$28 (E£ 394) | E£ 73 | + 437% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | C$114 (E£ 1,602) | E£ 283 | + 466% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | C$68 (E£ 950) | E£ 233 | + 307% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | C$10 (E£ 142) | E£ 52 | + 172% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | C$4.55 (E£ 64) | E£ 24 | + 168% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | C$6.00 (E£ 84) | E£ 19 | + 333% | |
iPod nano 16GB | C$174 (E£ 2,443) | E£ 2,268 | + 8% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | C$0.26 (E£ 3.66) | E£ 0.23 | + 1475% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | C$60 (E£ 844) | E£ 379 | + 123% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | C$12 (E£ 169) | E£ 26 | + 548% | |
TOTAL | + 306% |
This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 1,196 prices entered by 197 different people.
These prices were last updated on August 22, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Edmonton (Canada) is 306% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 56,909
(C$4,046)
in Edmonton
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 14,000
in Alexandria.
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