- Cost of Living
- Canada
- Egypt
- Kelowna
- Alexandria
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Kelowna, Canada**
compared to
**Alexandria, Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 146% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Kelowna (Canada) is 146% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | C$15 (E£ 209) | E£ 72 | + 190% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | C$9 (E£ 125) | E£ 72 | + 75% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | C$6 (E£ 86) | E£ 37 | + 130% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | C$1.99 (E£ 28) | E£ 14 | + 105% | |

12 eggs, large | C$4.14 (E£ 58) | E£ 20 | + 187% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | C$2.29 (E£ 32) | E£ 14 | + 127% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | C$4.38 (E£ 61) | E£ 29 | + 111% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | C$2.91 (E£ 41) | E£ 21 | + 93% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | C$1.70 (E£ 24) | E£ 5.86 | + 304% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | C$2.25 (E£ 31) | E£ 19 | + 62% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | C$15 (E£ 209) | E£ 92 | + 126% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | C$2.33 (E£ 32) | E£ 11 | + 187% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | C$2.54 (E£ 35) | E£ 10 | + 243% | |

Housing | + 208% | |||

Housing in Kelowna (Canada) is 208% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | C$1,960 (E£ 27,312) | E£ 5,401 | + 406% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | C$1,650 (E£ 22,992) | E£ 3,866 | + 495% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | C$115 (E£ 1,601) | E£ 898 | + 78% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | C$1,085 (E£ 15,125) | E£ 3,625 | + 317% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | C$918 (E£ 12,794) | E£ 2,335 | + 448% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | C$57 (E£ 801) | E£ 736 | + 9% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | C$52 (E£ 723) | E£ 365 | + 98% | |

40” flat screen TV | C$555 (E£ 7,730) | E£ 6,508 | + 19% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | C$137 (E£ 1,904) | E£ 1,877 | + 1% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | C$10 (E£ 144) | E£ 67 | + 113% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | C$26 (E£ 356) | - | - | |

Clothes | - 3% | |||

Clothes in Kelowna (Canada) is 3% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | C$70 (E£ 982) | E£ 740 | + 33% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | C$38 (E£ 523) | E£ 681 | - 23% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | C$106 (E£ 1,471) | E£ 1,691 | - 13% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | C$133 (E£ 1,855) | E£ 777 | + 139% | |

Transportation | + 99% | |||

Transportation in Kelowna (Canada) is 99% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | C$22,258 (E£ 310,162) | E£ 453,039 | - 32% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | C$1.13 (E£ 16) | E£ 3.88 | + 306% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | C$65 (E£ 906) | E£ 182 | + 397% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | C$23 (E£ 316) | E£ 126 | + 150% | |

Personal Care | + 331% | |||

Personal Care in Kelowna (Canada) is 331% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | C$11 (E£ 150) | E£ 33 | + 357% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | C$18 (E£ 252) | E£ 72 | + 247% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | C$116 (E£ 1,623) | E£ 200 | + 711% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | C$8 (E£ 107) | E£ 40 | + 167% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | C$3.89 (E£ 54) | E£ 21 | + 158% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | C$4.24 (E£ 59) | E£ 26 | + 130% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | C$4.31 (E£ 60) | E£ 20 | + 203% | |

Tube of toothpaste | C$2.40 (E£ 33) | E£ 15 | + 128% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | C$23 (E£ 316) | E£ 46 | + 587% | |

Entertainment | + 166% | |||

Entertainment in Kelowna (Canada) is 166% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | C$50 (E£ 697) | E£ 153 | + 355% | |

2 tickets to the movies | C$24 (E£ 334) | E£ 99 | + 238% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | C$108 (E£ 1,505) | E£ 520 | + 189% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | C$68 (E£ 941) | E£ 249 | + 278% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | C$10 (E£ 134) | E£ 52 | + 157% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | C$3.72 (E£ 52) | E£ 25 | + 106% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | C$5.50 (E£ 77) | E£ 19 | + 293% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | C$659 (E£ 9,180) | E£ 11,487 | - 20% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | C$0.42 (E£ 5.85) | E£ 0.23 | + 2479% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | C$50 (E£ 697) | E£ 416 | + 67% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | C$12 (E£ 160) | E£ 28 | + 473% | |

TOTAL | + 146% |

This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 538 prices entered by 56 different people.

These prices were last updated on May 22, 2018.
Exchange rate:
13.935
EGP
/
CAD

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#
Cost of living in
**Kelowna (Canada)**
is
**146% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

**E£ 41,797**(C$3,000) in Kelowna to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with**E£ 17,000**in Alexandria.## Recent Prices Added

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