- Cost of Living
- Macedonia
- Egypt
- Gostivar
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Gostivar, Macedonia compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 113% | |||
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Food in Gostivar (Macedonia) is 113% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 442 ден (E£ 146) | E£ 61 | + 138% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 240 ден (E£ 79) | E£ 48 | + 66% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 107 ден (E£ 35) | E£ 25 | + 40% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 50 ден (E£ 17) | E£ 10 | + 69% | |
12 eggs, large | 121 ден (E£ 40) | E£ 11 | + 278% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 74 ден (E£ 25) | E£ 6 | + 292% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 230 ден (E£ 76) | E£ 27 | + 182% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 33 ден (E£ 11) | E£ 13 | - 18% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 29 ден (E£ 9) | E£ 3.74 | + 152% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 45 ден (E£ 15) | E£ 9 | + 67% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 328 ден (E£ 108) | E£ 89 | + 22% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 75 ден (E£ 25) | E£ 9 | + 173% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 29 ден (E£ 10) | E£ 2.71 | + 256% | |
Housing | - 5% | |||
Housing in Gostivar (Macedonia) is 5% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 12,000 ден (E£ 3,971) | E£ 4,450 | - 11% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 10,000 ден (E£ 3,310) | E£ 2,577 | + 28% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 4,754 ден (E£ 1,573) | E£ 218 | + 622% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 5,663 ден (E£ 1,874) | E£ 2,526 | - 26% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 4,331 ден (E£ 1,433) | E£ 1,181 | + 21% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 2,334 ден (E£ 773) | E£ 512 | + 51% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 500 ден (E£ 165) | E£ 443 | - 63% | |
40” flat screen TV | 27,636 ден (E£ 9,146) | E£ 5,512 | + 66% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 4,000 ден (E£ 1,324) | E£ 1,699 | - 22% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 309 ден (E£ 102) | E£ 64 | + 61% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 89 ден (E£ 29) | E£ 19 | + 57% | |
Clothes | + 82% | |||
Clothes in Gostivar (Macedonia) is 82% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 3,209 ден (E£ 1,062) | E£ 645 | + 65% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 3,332 ден (E£ 1,103) | E£ 599 | + 84% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 5,294 ден (E£ 1,752) | E£ 1,046 | + 67% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 4,771 ден (E£ 1,579) | E£ 720 | + 119% | |
Transportation | + 7% | |||
Transportation in Gostivar (Macedonia) is 7% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 1,061,890 ден (E£ 351,437) | E£ 507,909 | - 31% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 61 ден (E£ 20) | E£ 3.02 | + 569% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | - | E£ 109 | - | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 213 ден (E£ 71) | E£ 21 | + 238% | |
Personal Care | + 110% | |||
Personal Care in Gostivar (Macedonia) is 110% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 484 ден (E£ 160) | E£ 24 | + 561% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 239 ден (E£ 79) | E£ 76 | + 4% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 556 ден (E£ 184) | E£ 112 | + 65% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 100 ден (E£ 33) | E£ 30 | + 10% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 215 ден (E£ 71) | E£ 30 | + 138% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 194 ден (E£ 64) | E£ 27 | + 138% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 57 ден (E£ 19) | E£ 13 | + 51% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 116 ден (E£ 38) | E£ 12 | + 231% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 150 ден (E£ 50) | E£ 39 | + 26% | |
Entertainment | + 140% | |||
Entertainment in Gostivar (Macedonia) is 140% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 731 ден (E£ 242) | E£ 119 | + 104% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 569 ден (E£ 188) | E£ 73 | + 156% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 689 ден (E£ 228) | E£ 283 | - 19% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 1,654 ден (E£ 547) | E£ 233 | + 134% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 204 ден (E£ 67) | E£ 52 | + 29% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 53 ден (E£ 18) | E£ 24 | - 27% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 74 ден (E£ 24) | E£ 19 | + 25% | |
iPod nano 16GB | 27,456 ден (E£ 9,087) | E£ 2,268 | + 301% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 8 ден (E£ 2.58) | E£ 0.23 | + 1009% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 1,047 ден (E£ 346) | E£ 394 | - 12% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 130 ден (E£ 43) | E£ 26 | + 65% | |
TOTAL | + 49% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 393 prices entered by 31 different people.
These prices were last updated on May 24, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Gostivar (Macedonia) is 49% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 23,228
(70,186 ден)
in Gostivar
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,625
in Alexandria.
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