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Cost of living in Kavala, Greece compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 199% | |||
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Food in Kavala (Greece) is 199% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | €12 (E£ 255) | E£ 68 | + 276% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | €4.23 (E£ 88) | E£ 63 | + 40% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | €3.00 (E£ 63) | E£ 31 | + 99% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | €1.04 (E£ 22) | E£ 13 | + 68% | |
12 eggs, large | €3.25 (E£ 68) | E£ 16 | + 311% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | €1.32 (E£ 27) | E£ 6 | + 348% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | €4.83 (E£ 101) | E£ 29 | + 248% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | €1.63 (E£ 34) | E£ 15 | + 126% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | €0.85 (E£ 18) | E£ 5.21 | + 241% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | €1.75 (E£ 36) | E£ 14 | + 164% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | €8 (E£ 174) | E£ 88 | + 96% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | €1.77 (E£ 37) | E£ 10 | + 264% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | €1.08 (E£ 22) | E£ 2.60 | + 763% | |
Housing | + 98% | |||
Housing in Kavala (Greece) is 98% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | €320 (E£ 6,675) | E£ 4,715 | + 42% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | €270 (E£ 5,626) | E£ 2,520 | + 123% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | €90 (E£ 1,884) | E£ 253 | + 644% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | €298 (E£ 6,216) | E£ 2,488 | + 150% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | €189 (E£ 3,946) | E£ 1,489 | + 165% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | €60 (E£ 1,251) | E£ 238 | + 426% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | €22 (E£ 464) | E£ 397 | + 17% | |
40” flat screen TV | €432 (E£ 9,014) | E£ 6,060 | + 49% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | €200 (E£ 4,170) | E£ 1,489 | + 180% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | - | E£ 60 | - | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | €5.00 (E£ 104) | E£ 17 | + 518% | |
Clothes | + 38% | |||
Clothes in Kavala (Greece) is 38% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | €43 (E£ 901) | E£ 735 | + 23% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | €42 (E£ 883) | E£ 604 | + 46% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | €57 (E£ 1,186) | E£ 1,448 | - 18% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | €70 (E£ 1,460) | E£ 581 | + 151% | |
Transportation | + 153% | |||
Transportation in Kavala (Greece) is 153% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | €17,130 (E£ 357,172) | E£ 348,808 | + 2% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | €1.73 (E£ 36) | E£ 3.19 | + 1030% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | €35 (E£ 720) | E£ 123 | + 487% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | - | E£ 21 | - | |
Personal Care | + 149% | |||
Personal Care in Kavala (Greece) is 149% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | - | E£ 24 | - | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | €5.00 (E£ 104) | E£ 90 | + 16% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | €20 (E£ 417) | E£ 98 | + 325% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | €2.00 (E£ 42) | E£ 30 | + 39% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | €3.14 (E£ 66) | E£ 19 | + 247% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | €4.00 (E£ 83) | E£ 23 | + 271% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | €2.36 (E£ 49) | E£ 13 | + 290% | |
Tube of toothpaste | €1.00 (E£ 21) | E£ 12 | + 80% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | €7 (E£ 149) | E£ 28 | + 437% | |
Entertainment | + 110% | |||
Entertainment in Kavala (Greece) is 110% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | €22 (E£ 460) | E£ 119 | + 287% | |
2 tickets to the movies | €16 (E£ 334) | E£ 86 | + 288% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | €30 (E£ 626) | E£ 266 | + 135% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | €36 (E£ 741) | E£ 214 | + 247% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | €7 (E£ 150) | E£ 52 | + 187% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | €3.00 (E£ 63) | E£ 24 | + 162% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | €4.27 (E£ 89) | E£ 19 | + 357% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | - | E£ 12,013 | - | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | €0.03 (E£ 0.63) | E£ 0.23 | + 168% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | €29 (E£ 602) | E£ 433 | + 39% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | €3.86 (E£ 80) | E£ 26 | + 211% | |
TOTAL | + 133% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 282 prices entered by 31 different people.
These prices were last updated on December 14, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Kavala (Greece) is 133% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 30,341
(€1,455)
in Kavala
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 13,000
in Alexandria.
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