- Cost of Living
- Bermuda
- Egypt
- Hamilton
- Alexandria
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Hamilton, Bermuda**
compared to
**Alexandria, Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 509% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Hamilton (Bermuda) is 509% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | BD$30 (E£ 526) | E£ 72 | + 630% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | BD$11 (E£ 193) | E£ 72 | + 170% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | BD$10 (E£ 177) | E£ 36 | + 386% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | BD$3.65 (E£ 64) | E£ 13 | + 379% | |

12 eggs, large | BD$4.43 (E£ 78) | E£ 19 | + 300% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | BD$9 (E£ 164) | E£ 14 | + 1068% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | BD$8 (E£ 140) | E£ 35 | + 306% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | BD$11 (E£ 200) | E£ 21 | + 852% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | BD$3.03 (E£ 53) | E£ 5.98 | + 788% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | BD$3.25 (E£ 57) | E£ 19 | + 194% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | BD$20 (E£ 351) | E£ 92 | + 280% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | BD$4.98 (E£ 87) | E£ 11 | + 684% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | BD$5.91 (E£ 104) | E£ 11 | + 842% | |

Housing | + 961% | |||

Housing in Hamilton (Bermuda) is 961% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | BD$6,583 (E£ 115,439) | E£ 5,401 | + 2037% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | BD$5,029 (E£ 88,176) | E£ 3,866 | + 2181% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | BD$406 (E£ 7,116) | E£ 898 | + 693% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | BD$2,506 (E£ 43,935) | E£ 3,625 | + 1112% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | BD$1,760 (E£ 30,862) | E£ 2,335 | + 1222% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | BD$243 (E£ 4,268) | E£ 736 | + 480% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | BD$113 (E£ 1,982) | E£ 365 | + 443% | |

40” flat screen TV | BD$646 (E£ 11,329) | E£ 6,508 | + 74% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | BD$303 (E£ 5,322) | E£ 1,489 | + 257% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | BD$16 (E£ 281) | E£ 67 | + 317% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | BD$32 (E£ 561) | - | - | |

Clothes | + 179% | |||

Clothes in Hamilton (Bermuda) is 179% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | BD$83 (E£ 1,447) | E£ 740 | + 95% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | BD$114 (E£ 1,999) | E£ 614 | + 225% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | BD$123 (E£ 2,151) | E£ 1,504 | + 43% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | BD$158 (E£ 2,771) | E£ 777 | + 257% | |

Transportation | + 223% | |||

Transportation in Hamilton (Bermuda) is 223% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | BD$40,000 (E£ 701,400) | E£ 453,039 | + 55% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | BD$2.04 (E£ 36) | E£ 3.88 | + 822% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | BD$69 (E£ 1,210) | E£ 182 | + 563% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | BD$21 (E£ 375) | E£ 126 | + 197% | |

Personal Care | + 578% | |||

Personal Care in Hamilton (Bermuda) is 578% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | BD$11 (E£ 188) | E£ 33 | + 475% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | BD$41 (E£ 720) | E£ 80 | + 800% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | BD$90 (E£ 1,585) | E£ 200 | + 692% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | BD$11 (E£ 193) | E£ 40 | + 381% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | BD$7 (E£ 129) | E£ 21 | + 514% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | BD$7 (E£ 131) | E£ 26 | + 411% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | BD$6 (E£ 110) | E£ 20 | + 455% | |

Tube of toothpaste | BD$5.13 (E£ 90) | E£ 15 | + 513% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | BD$30 (E£ 524) | E£ 48 | + 1001% | |

Entertainment | + 419% | |||

Entertainment in Hamilton (Bermuda) is 419% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | BD$90 (E£ 1,585) | E£ 153 | + 935% | |

2 tickets to the movies | BD$24 (E£ 421) | E£ 96 | + 337% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | BD$62 (E£ 1,081) | E£ 520 | + 108% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | BD$145 (E£ 2,543) | E£ 228 | + 1016% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | BD$12 (E£ 217) | E£ 52 | + 317% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | BD$4.83 (E£ 85) | E£ 24 | + 249% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | BD$9 (E£ 158) | E£ 19 | + 709% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | BD$700 (E£ 12,275) | E£ 12,013 | + 2% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | BD$0.25 (E£ 4.38) | E£ 0.23 | + 1831% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | BD$136 (E£ 2,389) | E£ 416 | + 474% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | BD$13 (E£ 219) | E£ 28 | + 683% | |

TOTAL | + 502% |

This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 378 prices entered by 34 different people.

These prices were last updated on March 17, 2018.
Exchange rate:
17.535
EGP
/
BMD

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#
Cost of living in
**Hamilton (Bermuda)**
is
**502% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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