- Cost of Living
- Macedonia
- Egypt
- Gostivar
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Gostivar, Macedonia compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 100% | |||
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Food in Gostivar (Macedonia) is 100% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 442 ден (E£ 151) | E£ 60 | + 152% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 240 ден (E£ 82) | E£ 51 | + 59% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 107 ден (E£ 36) | E£ 32 | + 13% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 50 ден (E£ 17) | E£ 12 | + 46% | |
12 eggs, large | 121 ден (E£ 41) | E£ 17 | + 144% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 74 ден (E£ 25) | E£ 5.56 | + 354% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 230 ден (E£ 78) | E£ 26 | + 197% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 33 ден (E£ 11) | E£ 13 | - 17% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 29 ден (E£ 10) | E£ 4.76 | + 104% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 45 ден (E£ 15) | E£ 13 | + 22% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 328 ден (E£ 112) | E£ 88 | + 26% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 75 ден (E£ 26) | E£ 9 | + 192% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 29 ден (E£ 10) | E£ 2.12 | + 367% | |
Housing | + 8% | |||
Housing in Gostivar (Macedonia) is 8% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 12,000 ден (E£ 4,086) | E£ 4,499 | - 9% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 10,000 ден (E£ 3,405) | E£ 2,486 | + 37% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 4,754 ден (E£ 1,619) | E£ 223 | + 625% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 5,663 ден (E£ 1,928) | E£ 2,488 | - 23% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 4,331 ден (E£ 1,475) | E£ 1,489 | - 1% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 2,334 ден (E£ 795) | E£ 253 | + 214% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 500 ден (E£ 170) | E£ 350 | - 51% | |
40” flat screen TV | 27,636 ден (E£ 9,410) | E£ 5,618 | + 68% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 4,000 ден (E£ 1,362) | E£ 1,400 | - 3% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 309 ден (E£ 105) | E£ 55 | + 91% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 89 ден (E£ 30) | E£ 17 | + 80% | |
Clothes | + 91% | |||
Clothes in Gostivar (Macedonia) is 91% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 3,209 ден (E£ 1,093) | E£ 587 | + 86% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 3,332 ден (E£ 1,135) | E£ 581 | + 95% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 5,294 ден (E£ 1,803) | E£ 1,360 | + 33% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 4,771 ден (E£ 1,624) | E£ 466 | + 249% | |
Transportation | + 36% | |||
Transportation in Gostivar (Macedonia) is 36% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 1,061,890 ден (E£ 361,582) | E£ 317,760 | + 14% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 61 ден (E£ 21) | E£ 2.91 | + 614% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | - | E£ 109 | - | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 213 ден (E£ 73) | E£ 21 | + 248% | |
Personal Care | + 146% | |||
Personal Care in Gostivar (Macedonia) is 146% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 484 ден (E£ 165) | E£ 24 | + 580% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 239 ден (E£ 81) | E£ 76 | + 7% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 556 ден (E£ 189) | E£ 112 | + 69% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 100 ден (E£ 34) | E£ 30 | + 14% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 215 ден (E£ 73) | E£ 19 | + 288% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 194 ден (E£ 66) | E£ 23 | + 193% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 57 ден (E£ 20) | E£ 13 | + 55% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 116 ден (E£ 39) | E£ 12 | + 241% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 150 ден (E£ 51) | E£ 27 | + 92% | |
Entertainment | + 164% | |||
Entertainment in Gostivar (Macedonia) is 164% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 731 ден (E£ 249) | E£ 119 | + 110% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 569 ден (E£ 194) | E£ 73 | + 164% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 689 ден (E£ 235) | E£ 283 | - 17% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 1,654 ден (E£ 563) | E£ 233 | + 141% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 204 ден (E£ 69) | E£ 52 | + 33% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 53 ден (E£ 18) | E£ 24 | - 24% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 74 ден (E£ 25) | E£ 19 | + 29% | |
iPod nano 16GB | 27,456 ден (E£ 9,349) | E£ 2,268 | + 312% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 8 ден (E£ 2.65) | E£ 0.23 | + 1041% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 1,047 ден (E£ 356) | E£ 379 | - 6% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 130 ден (E£ 44) | E£ 26 | + 70% | |
TOTAL | + 71% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 389 prices entered by 33 different people.
These prices were last updated on August 20, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Gostivar (Macedonia) is 71% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 20,466
(60,103 ден)
in Gostivar
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 12,000
in Alexandria.
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