- Cost of Living
- Sweden
- Egypt
- Halmstad
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Halmstad, Sweden compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 297% | |||
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Food in Halmstad (Sweden) is 297% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 101 kr (E£ 221) | E£ 60 | + 268% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 75 kr (E£ 164) | E£ 51 | + 220% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 60 kr (E£ 131) | E£ 32 | + 306% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 10 kr (E£ 21) | E£ 12 | + 79% | |
12 eggs, large | 32 kr (E£ 69) | E£ 17 | + 310% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 22 kr (E£ 48) | E£ 5.56 | + 765% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 60 kr (E£ 132) | E£ 26 | + 400% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 20 kr (E£ 43) | E£ 13 | + 224% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 10 kr (E£ 22) | E£ 4.76 | + 369% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 12 kr (E£ 26) | E£ 13 | + 110% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 129 kr (E£ 282) | E£ 88 | + 219% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 17 kr (E£ 36) | E£ 9 | + 317% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 13 kr (E£ 29) | E£ 2.12 | + 1288% | |
Housing | + 343% | |||
Housing in Halmstad (Sweden) is 343% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 5,764 kr (E£ 12,602) | E£ 4,499 | + 180% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 7,103 kr (E£ 15,530) | E£ 2,486 | + 525% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 500 kr (E£ 1,093) | E£ 223 | + 390% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 6,583 kr (E£ 14,391) | E£ 2,488 | + 478% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 3,827 kr (E£ 8,368) | E£ 1,489 | + 462% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 2,307 kr (E£ 5,044) | E£ 253 | + 1895% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 232 kr (E£ 507) | E£ 350 | + 45% | |
40” flat screen TV | 4,264 kr (E£ 9,321) | E£ 5,618 | + 66% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 802 kr (E£ 1,753) | E£ 1,400 | + 25% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 45 kr (E£ 98) | E£ 55 | + 79% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 300 kr (E£ 656) | E£ 17 | + 3790% | |
Clothes | + 39% | |||
Clothes in Halmstad (Sweden) is 39% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 659 kr (E£ 1,441) | E£ 587 | + 146% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 250 kr (E£ 547) | E£ 581 | - 6% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 787 kr (E£ 1,720) | E£ 1,360 | + 26% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 881 kr (E£ 1,927) | E£ 466 | + 313% | |
Transportation | + 413% | |||
Transportation in Halmstad (Sweden) is 413% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 555,373 kr (E£ 1,214,168) | E£ 317,760 | + 282% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 14 kr (E£ 31) | E£ 2.91 | + 961% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 570 kr (E£ 1,246) | E£ 109 | + 1043% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | - | E£ 21 | - | |
Personal Care | + 287% | |||
Personal Care in Halmstad (Sweden) is 287% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 30 kr (E£ 66) | E£ 24 | + 171% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 199 kr (E£ 435) | E£ 76 | + 472% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 150 kr (E£ 328) | E£ 112 | + 194% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 41 kr (E£ 90) | E£ 30 | + 199% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 22 kr (E£ 47) | E£ 19 | + 149% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 19 kr (E£ 42) | E£ 23 | + 85% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 16 kr (E£ 36) | E£ 13 | + 184% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 16 kr (E£ 36) | E£ 12 | + 209% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 255 kr (E£ 558) | E£ 27 | + 1997% | |
Entertainment | + 377% | |||
Entertainment in Halmstad (Sweden) is 377% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 349 kr (E£ 763) | E£ 119 | + 543% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 232 kr (E£ 508) | E£ 73 | + 591% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 705 kr (E£ 1,541) | E£ 283 | + 445% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 800 kr (E£ 1,750) | E£ 233 | + 650% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 84 kr (E£ 184) | E£ 52 | + 253% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 35 kr (E£ 77) | E£ 24 | + 221% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 31 kr (E£ 68) | E£ 19 | + 251% | |
iPod nano 16GB | 2,578 kr (E£ 5,635) | E£ 2,268 | + 148% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 3.00 kr (E£ 7) | E£ 0.23 | + 2724% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 298 kr (E£ 651) | E£ 379 | + 72% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 69 kr (E£ 151) | E£ 26 | + 478% | |
TOTAL | + 327% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 368 prices entered by 33 different people.
These prices were last updated on August 23, 2017.
Exchange rate:
2.186
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/
SEK
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Cost of living in Halmstad (Sweden) is 327% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 59,712
(27,313 kr)
in Halmstad
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 14,000
in Alexandria.
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