- Cost of Living
- Macedonia
- Egypt
- Gostivar
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Gostivar, Macedonia compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 105% | |||
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Food in Gostivar (Macedonia) is 105% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 442 ден (E£ 145) | E£ 55 | + 165% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 240 ден (E£ 79) | E£ 45 | + 74% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 107 ден (E£ 35) | E£ 26 | + 35% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 50 ден (E£ 17) | E£ 10 | + 60% | |
12 eggs, large | 121 ден (E£ 40) | E£ 14 | + 192% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 74 ден (E£ 24) | E£ 5.10 | + 377% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 230 ден (E£ 75) | E£ 35 | + 117% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 33 ден (E£ 11) | E£ 13 | - 15% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 29 ден (E£ 9) | E£ 4.34 | + 116% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 45 ден (E£ 15) | E£ 14 | + 9% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 328 ден (E£ 108) | E£ 90 | + 19% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 75 ден (E£ 25) | E£ 8 | + 190% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 29 ден (E£ 10) | E£ 3.28 | + 191% | |
Housing | + 6% | |||
Housing in Gostivar (Macedonia) is 6% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 12,000 ден (E£ 3,938) | E£ 4,223 | - 7% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 10,000 ден (E£ 3,281) | E£ 2,163 | + 52% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 4,754 ден (E£ 1,560) | E£ 208 | + 649% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 5,663 ден (E£ 1,858) | E£ 2,474 | - 25% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 4,331 ден (E£ 1,421) | E£ 1,475 | - 4% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 2,334 ден (E£ 766) | E£ 494 | + 55% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 500 ден (E£ 164) | E£ 333 | - 51% | |
40” flat screen TV | 27,636 ден (E£ 9,069) | E£ 4,994 | + 82% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 4,000 ден (E£ 1,313) | E£ 1,249 | + 5% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 309 ден (E£ 101) | E£ 69 | + 48% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 89 ден (E£ 29) | E£ 17 | + 69% | |
Clothes | + 118% | |||
Clothes in Gostivar (Macedonia) is 118% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 3,209 ден (E£ 1,053) | E£ 522 | + 102% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 3,332 ден (E£ 1,093) | E£ 530 | + 106% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 5,294 ден (E£ 1,737) | E£ 768 | + 126% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 4,771 ден (E£ 1,565) | E£ 370 | + 324% | |
Transportation | + 50% | |||
Transportation in Gostivar (Macedonia) is 50% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 1,061,890 ден (E£ 348,456) | E£ 247,119 | + 41% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 61 ден (E£ 20) | E£ 2.60 | + 669% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | - | E£ 126 | - | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 213 ден (E£ 70) | E£ 23 | + 203% | |
Personal Care | + 216% | |||
Personal Care in Gostivar (Macedonia) is 216% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 484 ден (E£ 159) | E£ 17 | + 824% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 239 ден (E£ 78) | E£ 60 | + 30% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 556 ден (E£ 182) | E£ 101 | + 80% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 100 ден (E£ 33) | - | - | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 215 ден (E£ 71) | E£ 15 | + 368% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 194 ден (E£ 64) | E£ 18 | + 247% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 57 ден (E£ 19) | E£ 6 | + 212% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 116 ден (E£ 38) | E£ 4.98 | + 663% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 150 ден (E£ 49) | E£ 23 | + 111% | |
Entertainment | + 187% | |||
Entertainment in Gostivar (Macedonia) is 187% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 731 ден (E£ 240) | E£ 82 | + 193% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 569 ден (E£ 187) | E£ 69 | + 171% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 689 ден (E£ 226) | E£ 168 | + 34% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 1,654 ден (E£ 543) | E£ 210 | + 159% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 204 ден (E£ 67) | E£ 46 | + 45% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 53 ден (E£ 17) | E£ 25 | - 29% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 74 ден (E£ 24) | E£ 21 | + 14% | |
iPod nano 16GB | 27,456 ден (E£ 9,010) | E£ 1,962 | + 359% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 8 ден (E£ 2.55) | E£ 0.24 | + 978% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 1,047 ден (E£ 344) | E£ 311 | + 10% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 130 ден (E£ 43) | E£ 25 | + 69% | |
TOTAL | + 81% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 378 prices entered by 27 different people.
These prices were last updated on January 21, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Gostivar (Macedonia) is 81% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 27,209
(82,917 ден)
in Gostivar
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,000
in Alexandria.
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