- Cost of Living
- Canada
- Egypt
- Guelph
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Guelph, Canada compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 238% | |||
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Food in Guelph (Canada) is 238% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | C$14 (E£ 185) | E£ 61 | + 202% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | C$9 (E£ 118) | E£ 48 | + 147% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | C$5.58 (E£ 75) | E£ 31 | + 142% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | C$3.17 (E£ 43) | E£ 12 | + 264% | |
12 eggs, large | C$3.11 (E£ 42) | E£ 16 | + 163% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | C$5.16 (E£ 70) | E£ 4.82 | + 1341% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | C$4.99 (E£ 67) | E£ 38 | + 75% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | C$3.59 (E£ 48) | E£ 12 | + 303% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | C$2.76 (E£ 37) | E£ 4.24 | + 777% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | C$3.99 (E£ 54) | E£ 15 | + 254% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | C$15 (E£ 200) | E£ 142 | + 41% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | C$2.85 (E£ 38) | E£ 9 | + 338% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | C$1.73 (E£ 23) | E£ 3.58 | + 552% | |
Housing | + 261% | |||
Housing in Guelph (Canada) is 261% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | C$1,322 (E£ 17,796) | E£ 4,450 | + 300% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | C$887 (E£ 11,947) | E£ 2,577 | + 364% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | C$206 (E£ 2,776) | E£ 218 | + 1174% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | C$910 (E£ 12,258) | E£ 2,526 | + 385% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | C$702 (E£ 9,445) | E£ 1,649 | + 473% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | C$101 (E£ 1,360) | E£ 355 | + 283% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | C$54 (E£ 725) | E£ 443 | + 64% | |
40” flat screen TV | C$418 (E£ 5,631) | E£ 5,512 | + 2% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | C$84 (E£ 1,135) | E£ 1,699 | - 33% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | C$12 (E£ 161) | E£ 64 | + 153% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | C$16 (E£ 213) | E£ 19 | + 1037% | |
Clothes | + 13% | |||
Clothes in Guelph (Canada) is 13% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | C$66 (E£ 885) | E£ 645 | + 37% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | C$40 (E£ 540) | E£ 599 | - 10% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | C$94 (E£ 1,260) | E£ 1,046 | + 20% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | C$132 (E£ 1,771) | E£ 720 | + 146% | |
Transportation | + 195% | |||
Transportation in Guelph (Canada) is 195% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | C$21,962 (E£ 295,683) | E£ 291,975 | + 1% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | C$1.19 (E£ 16) | E£ 2.61 | + 514% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | C$74 (E£ 1,001) | E£ 109 | + 818% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | - | E£ 24 | - | |
Personal Care | + 123% | |||
Personal Care in Guelph (Canada) is 123% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | C$15 (E£ 196) | E£ 24 | + 707% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | - | E£ 76 | - | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | - | E£ 112 | - | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | C$8 (E£ 114) | E£ 30 | + 281% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | C$4.91 (E£ 66) | E£ 30 | + 121% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | C$5.08 (E£ 68) | E£ 27 | + 153% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | C$3.04 (E£ 41) | E£ 13 | + 224% | |
Tube of toothpaste | C$3.19 (E£ 43) | E£ 9 | + 360% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | C$20 (E£ 269) | E£ 26 | + 922% | |
Entertainment | + 220% | |||
Entertainment in Guelph (Canada) is 220% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | C$44 (E£ 588) | E£ 119 | + 395% | |
2 tickets to the movies | C$24 (E£ 317) | E£ 73 | + 332% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | C$174 (E£ 2,349) | E£ 283 | + 731% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | C$90 (E£ 1,213) | E£ 233 | + 420% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | C$6 (E£ 86) | E£ 52 | + 65% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | C$4.51 (E£ 61) | E£ 24 | + 155% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | C$5.48 (E£ 74) | E£ 19 | + 278% | |
iPod nano 16GB | C$157 (E£ 2,115) | E£ 2,268 | - 7% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | C$0.20 (E£ 2.69) | E£ 0.23 | + 1059% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | C$41 (E£ 551) | E£ 394 | + 40% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | C$10 (E£ 130) | E£ 26 | + 401% | |
TOTAL | + 201% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 479 prices entered by 41 different people.
These prices were last updated on March 27, 2017.
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Cost of living in Guelph (Canada) is 201% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 46,974
(C$3,489)
in Guelph
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,625
in Alexandria.
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