- Cost of Living
- Brazil
- Egypt
- Gramado
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Gramado, Brazil compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 114% | |||
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Food in Gramado (Brazil) is 114% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | R$ 26 (E£ 154) | E£ 61 | + 150% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | R$ 21 (E£ 125) | E£ 48 | + 162% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | R$ 6 (E£ 37) | E£ 31 | + 20% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | R$ 2.66 (E£ 16) | E£ 12 | + 33% | |
12 eggs, large | R$ 5.60 (E£ 33) | E£ 16 | + 106% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | R$ 7 (E£ 40) | E£ 4.82 | + 720% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | R$ 11 (E£ 64) | E£ 38 | + 66% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | - | E£ 12 | - | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | - | E£ 4.24 | - | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | R$ 4.07 (E£ 24) | E£ 15 | + 58% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | R$ 30 (E£ 178) | E£ 142 | + 26% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | R$ 4.12 (E£ 24) | E£ 9 | + 175% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | R$ 3.00 (E£ 18) | E£ 3.58 | + 392% | |
Housing | + 158% | |||
Housing in Gramado (Brazil) is 158% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | R$ 2,418 (E£ 14,171) | E£ 4,450 | + 218% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | R$ 1,306 (E£ 7,653) | E£ 2,577 | + 197% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | R$ 269 (E£ 1,579) | E£ 218 | + 625% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | R$ 1,710 (E£ 10,024) | E£ 2,526 | + 297% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | R$ 1,243 (E£ 7,284) | E£ 1,649 | + 342% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | R$ 192 (E£ 1,128) | E£ 355 | + 218% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | R$ 92 (E£ 542) | E£ 443 | + 22% | |
40” flat screen TV | R$ 1,866 (E£ 10,936) | E£ 5,512 | + 98% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | R$ 350 (E£ 2,051) | E£ 1,699 | + 21% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | R$ 2.54 (E£ 15) | E£ 64 | - 77% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | R$ 11 (E£ 65) | E£ 19 | + 248% | |
Clothes | + 48% | |||
Clothes in Gramado (Brazil) is 48% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | R$ 223 (E£ 1,307) | E£ 645 | + 103% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | R$ 133 (E£ 780) | E£ 599 | + 30% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | R$ 279 (E£ 1,637) | E£ 1,046 | + 56% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | R$ 210 (E£ 1,228) | E£ 720 | + 71% | |
Transportation | + 242% | |||
Transportation in Gramado (Brazil) is 242% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | R$ 79,496 (E£ 465,897) | E£ 291,975 | + 60% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | R$ 3.23 (E£ 19) | E£ 2.61 | + 626% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | R$ 176 (E£ 1,030) | E£ 109 | + 846% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | - | E£ 24 | - | |
Personal Care | + 156% | |||
Personal Care in Gramado (Brazil) is 156% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | R$ 7 (E£ 39) | E£ 24 | + 61% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | - | E£ 76 | - | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | R$ 189 (E£ 1,109) | E£ 112 | + 893% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | - | E£ 30 | - | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | R$ 8 (E£ 47) | E£ 30 | + 58% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | R$ 8 (E£ 47) | E£ 27 | + 74% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | R$ 3.62 (E£ 21) | E£ 13 | + 68% | |
Tube of toothpaste | R$ 5.19 (E£ 30) | E£ 9 | + 226% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | R$ 28 (E£ 166) | E£ 26 | + 532% | |
Entertainment | + 258% | |||
Entertainment in Gramado (Brazil) is 258% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | R$ 107 (E£ 629) | E£ 119 | + 430% | |
2 tickets to the movies | R$ 34 (E£ 197) | E£ 73 | + 168% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | R$ 150 (E£ 879) | E£ 283 | + 211% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | R$ 165 (E£ 966) | E£ 233 | + 314% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | R$ 17 (E£ 100) | E£ 52 | + 91% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | R$ 8 (E£ 47) | E£ 24 | + 97% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | R$ 11 (E£ 63) | E£ 19 | + 222% | |
iPod nano 16GB | R$ 1,073 (E£ 6,287) | E£ 2,268 | + 177% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | R$ 1.09 (E£ 6) | E£ 0.23 | + 2650% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | R$ 98 (E£ 576) | E£ 394 | + 46% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | R$ 7 (E£ 42) | E£ 26 | + 61% | |
TOTAL | + 172% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 372 prices entered by 28 different people.
These prices were last updated on March 23, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Gramado (Brazil) is 172% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 40,740
(R$ 6,952)
in Gramado
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,000
in Alexandria.
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