- Cost of Living
- Israel
- Egypt
- Haifa
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Haifa, Israel compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 274% | |||
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Food in Haifa (Israel) is 274% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 58 ₪ (E£ 291) | E£ 68 | + 329% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 44 ₪ (E£ 221) | E£ 60 | + 266% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 15 ₪ (E£ 75) | E£ 32 | + 133% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 5.65 ₪ (E£ 28) | E£ 13 | + 125% | |
12 eggs, large | 13 ₪ (E£ 64) | E£ 16 | + 291% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 5.24 ₪ (E£ 26) | E£ 6 | + 331% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 22 ₪ (E£ 112) | E£ 27 | + 312% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 8 ₪ (E£ 41) | E£ 15 | + 170% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 3.98 ₪ (E£ 20) | E£ 5.21 | + 285% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 9 ₪ (E£ 47) | E£ 14 | + 243% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 49 ₪ (E£ 248) | E£ 88 | + 181% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 8 ₪ (E£ 41) | E£ 10 | + 324% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 4.81 ₪ (E£ 24) | E£ 2.28 | + 964% | |
Housing | + 284% | |||
Housing in Haifa (Israel) is 284% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 3,819 ₪ (E£ 19,239) | E£ 4,826 | + 299% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 2,734 ₪ (E£ 13,775) | E£ 2,486 | + 454% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 623 ₪ (E£ 3,137) | E£ 245 | + 1178% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 2,483 ₪ (E£ 12,507) | E£ 2,488 | + 403% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 2,135 ₪ (E£ 10,755) | E£ 1,489 | + 622% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 468 ₪ (E£ 2,357) | E£ 238 | + 890% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 56 ₪ (E£ 280) | E£ 397 | - 29% | |
40” flat screen TV | 2,313 ₪ (E£ 11,650) | E£ 6,060 | + 92% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 453 ₪ (E£ 2,282) | E£ 1,489 | + 53% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 28 ₪ (E£ 143) | E£ 60 | + 138% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 47 ₪ (E£ 234) | E£ 17 | + 1291% | |
Clothes | + 66% | |||
Clothes in Haifa (Israel) is 66% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 310 ₪ (E£ 1,564) | E£ 735 | + 113% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 163 ₪ (E£ 823) | E£ 604 | + 36% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 441 ₪ (E£ 2,224) | E£ 1,360 | + 63% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 406 ₪ (E£ 2,045) | E£ 581 | + 252% | |
Transportation | + 329% | |||
Transportation in Haifa (Israel) is 329% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 141,228 ₪ (E£ 711,482) | E£ 348,808 | + 104% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 6 ₪ (E£ 31) | E£ 3.19 | + 859% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 221 ₪ (E£ 1,115) | E£ 123 | + 810% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 51 ₪ (E£ 257) | E£ 21 | + 1132% | |
Personal Care | + 420% | |||
Personal Care in Haifa (Israel) is 420% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 31 ₪ (E£ 155) | E£ 24 | + 541% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 29 ₪ (E£ 146) | E£ 90 | + 62% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 276 ₪ (E£ 1,389) | E£ 98 | + 1316% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 33 ₪ (E£ 167) | E£ 30 | + 456% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 22 ₪ (E£ 113) | E£ 19 | + 495% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 22 ₪ (E£ 110) | E£ 23 | + 387% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 5.04 ₪ (E£ 25) | E£ 13 | + 101% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 11 ₪ (E£ 55) | E£ 12 | + 372% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 50 ₪ (E£ 251) | E£ 28 | + 804% | |
Entertainment | + 254% | |||
Entertainment in Haifa (Israel) is 254% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 127 ₪ (E£ 641) | E£ 119 | + 440% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 80 ₪ (E£ 402) | E£ 80 | + 402% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 234 ₪ (E£ 1,177) | E£ 323 | + 264% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 237 ₪ (E£ 1,193) | E£ 214 | + 458% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 39 ₪ (E£ 197) | E£ 52 | + 278% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 12 ₪ (E£ 60) | E£ 24 | + 153% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 29 ₪ (E£ 148) | E£ 19 | + 661% | |
iPad Air 2, 64GB | 2,633 ₪ (E£ 13,266) | E£ 12,013 | + 10% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 0.79 ₪ (E£ 3.99) | E£ 0.23 | + 1609% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 278 ₪ (E£ 1,402) | E£ 433 | + 224% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 33 ₪ (E£ 166) | E£ 26 | + 542% | |
TOTAL | + 273% |
This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 595 prices entered by 54 different people.
These prices were last updated on October 20, 2017.
Exchange rate:
5.038
EGP
/
ILS
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Cost of living in Haifa (Israel) is 273% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 48,442
(9,616 ₪)
in Haifa
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 13,000
in Alexandria.
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