- Cost of Living
- Israel
- Egypt
- Haifa
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Haifa, Israel compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 269% | |||
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Food in Haifa (Israel) is 269% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 58 ₪ (E£ 289) | E£ 68 | + 327% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 44 ₪ (E£ 219) | E£ 63 | + 248% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 15 ₪ (E£ 75) | E£ 31 | + 139% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 5.65 ₪ (E£ 28) | E£ 13 | + 120% | |
12 eggs, large | 13 ₪ (E£ 64) | E£ 16 | + 289% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 5.24 ₪ (E£ 26) | E£ 6 | + 329% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 22 ₪ (E£ 111) | E£ 29 | + 284% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 8 ₪ (E£ 40) | E£ 15 | + 168% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 3.98 ₪ (E£ 20) | E£ 5.21 | + 283% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 9 ₪ (E£ 47) | E£ 14 | + 241% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 49 ₪ (E£ 247) | E£ 88 | + 179% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 8 ₪ (E£ 41) | E£ 10 | + 301% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 4.81 ₪ (E£ 24) | E£ 2.60 | + 827% | |
Housing | + 277% | |||
Housing in Haifa (Israel) is 277% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 3,819 ₪ (E£ 19,130) | E£ 4,715 | + 306% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 2,734 ₪ (E£ 13,696) | E£ 2,520 | + 444% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 623 ₪ (E£ 3,119) | E£ 253 | + 1131% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 2,483 ₪ (E£ 12,435) | E£ 2,488 | + 400% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 2,135 ₪ (E£ 10,694) | E£ 1,489 | + 618% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 437 ₪ (E£ 2,188) | E£ 238 | + 819% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 56 ₪ (E£ 279) | E£ 397 | - 30% | |
40” flat screen TV | 2,313 ₪ (E£ 11,584) | E£ 6,060 | + 91% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 453 ₪ (E£ 2,269) | E£ 1,489 | + 52% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 28 ₪ (E£ 142) | E£ 60 | + 137% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 47 ₪ (E£ 233) | E£ 17 | + 1283% | |
Clothes | + 61% | |||
Clothes in Haifa (Israel) is 61% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 310 ₪ (E£ 1,555) | E£ 735 | + 112% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 163 ₪ (E£ 819) | E£ 604 | + 36% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 441 ₪ (E£ 2,211) | E£ 1,448 | + 53% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 406 ₪ (E£ 2,033) | E£ 581 | + 250% | |
Transportation | + 325% | |||
Transportation in Haifa (Israel) is 325% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 141,228 ₪ (E£ 707,431) | E£ 348,808 | + 103% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 6 ₪ (E£ 30) | E£ 3.19 | + 853% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 221 ₪ (E£ 1,109) | E£ 123 | + 805% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 51 ₪ (E£ 256) | E£ 21 | + 1125% | |
Personal Care | + 388% | |||
Personal Care in Haifa (Israel) is 388% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 31 ₪ (E£ 154) | E£ 24 | + 537% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 29 ₪ (E£ 145) | E£ 90 | + 61% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 177 ₪ (E£ 889) | E£ 98 | + 806% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 33 ₪ (E£ 166) | E£ 30 | + 453% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 22 ₪ (E£ 110) | E£ 19 | + 482% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 22 ₪ (E£ 109) | E£ 23 | + 385% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 5.04 ₪ (E£ 25) | E£ 13 | + 100% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 11 ₪ (E£ 55) | E£ 12 | + 377% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 50 ₪ (E£ 249) | E£ 28 | + 798% | |
Entertainment | + 236% | |||
Entertainment in Haifa (Israel) is 236% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 127 ₪ (E£ 637) | E£ 119 | + 437% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 80 ₪ (E£ 402) | E£ 86 | + 368% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 234 ₪ (E£ 1,170) | E£ 266 | + 339% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 237 ₪ (E£ 1,186) | E£ 214 | + 455% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 39 ₪ (E£ 196) | E£ 52 | + 276% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 12 ₪ (E£ 62) | E£ 24 | + 158% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 29 ₪ (E£ 147) | E£ 19 | + 656% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 2,221 ₪ (E£ 11,126) | E£ 12,013 | - 7% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 0.65 ₪ (E£ 3.25) | E£ 0.23 | + 1295% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 276 ₪ (E£ 1,380) | E£ 433 | + 219% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 33 ₪ (E£ 165) | E£ 26 | + 538% | |
TOTAL | + 263% |
This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 494 prices entered by 54 different people.
These prices were last updated on December 14, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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/
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Cost of living in Haifa (Israel) is 263% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 47,222
(9,427 ₪)
in Haifa
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 13,000
in Alexandria.
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