- Cost of Living
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- Egypt
- Jaén
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Jaén, Spain compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 162% | |||
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Food in Jaén (Spain) is 162% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | €11 (E£ 217) | E£ 68 | + 221% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | €7 (E£ 151) | E£ 60 | + 151% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | €3.00 (E£ 62) | E£ 32 | + 92% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | €0.77 (E£ 16) | E£ 13 | + 26% | |
12 eggs, large | €1.83 (E£ 38) | E£ 16 | + 130% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | €1.34 (E£ 28) | E£ 6 | + 353% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | €5.00 (E£ 104) | E£ 27 | + 282% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | €1.36 (E£ 28) | E£ 15 | + 88% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | €1.33 (E£ 27) | E£ 5.21 | + 427% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | €0.80 (E£ 17) | E£ 14 | + 20% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | €5.76 (E£ 119) | E£ 88 | + 35% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | €1.48 (E£ 31) | E£ 10 | + 217% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | €0.76 (E£ 16) | E£ 2.28 | + 593% | |
Housing | + 172% | |||
Housing in Jaén (Spain) is 172% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | €430 (E£ 8,905) | E£ 4,826 | + 84% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | €323 (E£ 6,688) | E£ 2,486 | + 169% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | €106 (E£ 2,203) | E£ 245 | + 797% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | €345 (E£ 7,144) | E£ 2,488 | + 187% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | €250 (E£ 5,177) | E£ 1,489 | + 248% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | €86 (E£ 1,786) | E£ 238 | + 650% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | €38 (E£ 793) | E£ 397 | + 100% | |
40” flat screen TV | €573 (E£ 11,859) | E£ 6,060 | + 96% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | €185 (E£ 3,837) | E£ 1,489 | + 158% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | €4.52 (E£ 94) | E£ 60 | + 56% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | €8 (E£ 174) | E£ 17 | + 934% | |
Clothes | + 9% | |||
Clothes in Jaén (Spain) is 9% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | €53 (E£ 1,087) | E£ 735 | + 48% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | €26 (E£ 540) | E£ 604 | - 11% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | €58 (E£ 1,200) | E£ 1,360 | - 12% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | €75 (E£ 1,550) | E£ 581 | + 167% | |
Transportation | + 138% | |||
Transportation in Jaén (Spain) is 138% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | €14,802 (E£ 306,520) | E£ 348,808 | - 12% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | €1.21 (E£ 25) | E£ 3.19 | + 684% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | €27 (E£ 552) | E£ 123 | + 351% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | €13 (E£ 266) | E£ 21 | + 1173% | |
Personal Care | + 327% | |||
Personal Care in Jaén (Spain) is 327% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | €5.15 (E£ 107) | E£ 24 | + 340% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | €7 (E£ 142) | E£ 90 | + 58% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | €80 (E£ 1,657) | E£ 98 | + 1589% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | €4.52 (E£ 94) | E£ 30 | + 212% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | €2.06 (E£ 43) | E£ 19 | + 126% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | €2.43 (E£ 50) | E£ 23 | + 123% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | €1.36 (E£ 28) | E£ 13 | + 123% | |
Tube of toothpaste | €1.32 (E£ 27) | E£ 12 | + 137% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | €10 (E£ 216) | E£ 28 | + 677% | |
Entertainment | + 102% | |||
Entertainment in Jaén (Spain) is 102% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | €12 (E£ 254) | E£ 119 | + 114% | |
2 tickets to the movies | €13 (E£ 270) | E£ 80 | + 237% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | €45 (E£ 938) | E£ 323 | + 190% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | €26 (E£ 530) | E£ 214 | + 148% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | €6 (E£ 124) | E£ 52 | + 138% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | €1.44 (E£ 30) | E£ 24 | + 25% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | €3.37 (E£ 70) | E£ 19 | + 258% | |
iPad Air 2, 64GB | €500 (E£ 10,354) | E£ 12,013 | - 14% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | €0.09 (E£ 1.86) | E£ 0.23 | + 699% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | €49 (E£ 1,016) | E£ 433 | + 135% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | €4.67 (E£ 97) | E£ 26 | + 274% | |
TOTAL | + 140% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 484 prices entered by 42 different people.
These prices were last updated on October 18, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Jaén (Spain) is 140% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 33,646
(€1,625)
in Jaén
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 14,000
in Alexandria.
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