- Cost of Living
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Cost of living in Kiev, Ukraine compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 11% | |||
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Food in Kiev (Ukraine) is 11% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 104₴ (E£ 68) | E£ 68 | + 0% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 74₴ (E£ 48) | E£ 63 | - 23% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 42₴ (E£ 27) | E£ 31 | - 13% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 21₴ (E£ 14) | E£ 13 | + 7% | |
12 eggs, large | 30₴ (E£ 19) | E£ 16 | + 18% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 37₴ (E£ 24) | E£ 6 | + 299% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 77₴ (E£ 50) | E£ 29 | + 75% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 20₴ (E£ 13) | E£ 15 | - 14% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 8₴ (E£ 5.23) | E£ 5.21 | + 0% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 16₴ (E£ 11) | E£ 14 | - 23% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 143₴ (E£ 94) | E£ 88 | + 6% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 21₴ (E£ 14) | E£ 10 | + 34% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 8₴ (E£ 5.34) | E£ 2.60 | + 105% | |
Housing | + 124% | |||
Housing in Kiev (Ukraine) is 124% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 19,983₴ (E£ 13,093) | E£ 4,715 | + 178% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 13,907₴ (E£ 9,112) | E£ 2,520 | + 262% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 2,464₴ (E£ 1,614) | E£ 253 | + 537% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 14,254₴ (E£ 9,339) | E£ 2,488 | + 275% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 8,053₴ (E£ 5,277) | E£ 1,489 | + 254% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 1,654₴ (E£ 1,084) | E£ 238 | + 355% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 140₴ (E£ 92) | E£ 397 | - 77% | |
40” flat screen TV | 11,470₴ (E£ 7,516) | E£ 6,060 | + 24% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 2,449₴ (E£ 1,604) | E£ 1,489 | + 8% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 224₴ (E£ 147) | E£ 60 | + 145% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 78₴ (E£ 51) | E£ 17 | + 204% | |
Clothes | - 25% | |||
Clothes in Kiev (Ukraine) is 25% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 1,942₴ (E£ 1,272) | E£ 735 | + 73% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 35₴ (E£ 23) | E£ 604 | - 96% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 2,593₴ (E£ 1,699) | E£ 1,448 | + 17% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 4,460₴ (E£ 2,922) | E£ 581 | + 403% | |
Transportation | - 52% | |||
Transportation in Kiev (Ukraine) is 52% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 26,595₴ (E£ 17,426) | E£ 348,808 | - 95% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 1.20₴ (E£ 0.79) | E£ 3.19 | - 75% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 328₴ (E£ 215) | E£ 123 | + 75% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 88₴ (E£ 58) | E£ 21 | + 176% | |
Personal Care | + 92% | |||
Personal Care in Kiev (Ukraine) is 92% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 79₴ (E£ 51) | E£ 24 | + 112% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 182₴ (E£ 120) | E£ 90 | + 33% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 355₴ (E£ 232) | E£ 98 | + 137% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 68₴ (E£ 45) | E£ 30 | + 48% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 55₴ (E£ 36) | E£ 19 | + 92% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 65₴ (E£ 42) | E£ 23 | + 89% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 31₴ (E£ 20) | E£ 13 | + 58% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 44₴ (E£ 29) | E£ 12 | + 147% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 183₴ (E£ 120) | E£ 28 | + 331% | |
Entertainment | + 30% | |||
Entertainment in Kiev (Ukraine) is 30% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 361₴ (E£ 237) | E£ 119 | + 99% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 174₴ (E£ 114) | E£ 86 | + 33% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 987₴ (E£ 647) | E£ 266 | + 143% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 910₴ (E£ 596) | E£ 214 | + 179% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 103₴ (E£ 67) | E£ 52 | + 29% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 42₴ (E£ 27) | E£ 24 | + 14% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 40₴ (E£ 26) | E£ 19 | + 34% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 12,591₴ (E£ 8,250) | E£ 12,013 | - 31% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 1.41₴ (E£ 0.92) | E£ 0.23 | + 297% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 838₴ (E£ 549) | E£ 433 | + 27% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 31₴ (E£ 20) | E£ 26 | - 22% | |
TOTAL | + 22% |
This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 1,935 prices entered by 277 different people.
These prices were last updated on December 11, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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/
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Cost of living in Kiev (Ukraine) is 22% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 15,910
(24,282₴)
in Kiev
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 13,000
in Alexandria.
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