- Cost of Living
- Norway
- Egypt
- Kristiansand
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Kristiansand, Norway compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 376% | |||
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Food in Kristiansand (Norway) is 376% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | kr 154 (E£ 296) | E£ 61 | + 382% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | kr 99 (E£ 190) | E£ 48 | + 298% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | kr 66 (E£ 127) | E£ 31 | + 309% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | kr 17 (E£ 33) | E£ 12 | + 179% | |
12 eggs, large | kr 52 (E£ 100) | E£ 16 | + 524% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | kr 31 (E£ 59) | E£ 4.82 | + 1128% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | kr 61 (E£ 118) | E£ 38 | + 206% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | kr 25 (E£ 48) | E£ 12 | + 299% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | kr 20 (E£ 39) | E£ 4.24 | + 810% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | kr 31 (E£ 60) | E£ 15 | + 298% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | kr 136 (E£ 260) | E£ 142 | + 83% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | kr 30 (E£ 58) | E£ 9 | + 559% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | kr 18 (E£ 35) | E£ 3.58 | + 872% | |
Housing | + 398% | |||
Housing in Kristiansand (Norway) is 398% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | kr 14,169 (E£ 27,170) | E£ 4,450 | + 511% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | kr 10,779 (E£ 20,670) | E£ 2,577 | + 702% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | kr 1,274 (E£ 2,443) | E£ 218 | + 1021% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | kr 8,002 (E£ 15,344) | E£ 2,526 | + 508% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | kr 7,306 (E£ 14,011) | E£ 1,649 | + 750% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | kr 667 (E£ 1,278) | E£ 355 | + 260% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | kr 297 (E£ 570) | E£ 443 | + 29% | |
40” flat screen TV | kr 4,753 (E£ 9,114) | E£ 5,512 | + 65% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | kr 1,122 (E£ 2,152) | E£ 1,699 | + 27% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | kr 80 (E£ 154) | E£ 64 | + 142% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | kr 294 (E£ 564) | E£ 19 | + 2910% | |
Clothes | + 113% | |||
Clothes in Kristiansand (Norway) is 113% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | kr 993 (E£ 1,903) | E£ 645 | + 195% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | kr 597 (E£ 1,144) | E£ 599 | + 91% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | kr 851 (E£ 1,633) | E£ 1,046 | + 56% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | kr 1,147 (E£ 2,200) | E£ 720 | + 206% | |
Transportation | + 344% | |||
Transportation in Kristiansand (Norway) is 344% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | kr 303,930 (E£ 582,831) | E£ 291,975 | + 100% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | kr 15 (E£ 29) | E£ 2.61 | + 995% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | kr 677 (E£ 1,299) | E£ 109 | + 1092% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | - | E£ 24 | - | |
Personal Care | + 259% | |||
Personal Care in Kristiansand (Norway) is 259% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | kr 60 (E£ 115) | E£ 24 | + 375% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | - | E£ 76 | - | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | kr 327 (E£ 627) | E£ 112 | + 461% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | kr 60 (E£ 115) | E£ 30 | + 284% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | kr 38 (E£ 73) | E£ 30 | + 142% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | kr 42 (E£ 80) | E£ 27 | + 197% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | kr 27 (E£ 52) | E£ 13 | + 312% | |
Tube of toothpaste | kr 27 (E£ 51) | E£ 9 | + 449% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | kr 322 (E£ 617) | E£ 26 | + 2242% | |
Entertainment | + 283% | |||
Entertainment in Kristiansand (Norway) is 283% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | kr 475 (E£ 911) | E£ 119 | + 668% | |
2 tickets to the movies | kr 198 (E£ 380) | E£ 73 | + 417% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | kr 884 (E£ 1,695) | E£ 283 | + 499% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | kr 1,300 (E£ 2,493) | E£ 233 | + 968% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | kr 126 (E£ 241) | E£ 52 | + 362% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | kr 42 (E£ 80) | E£ 24 | + 237% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | kr 74 (E£ 143) | E£ 19 | + 631% | |
iPod nano 16GB | kr 1,190 (E£ 2,282) | E£ 2,268 | + 1% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | - | E£ 0.23 | - | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | kr 434 (E£ 832) | E£ 394 | + 111% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | kr 101 (E£ 194) | E£ 26 | + 645% | |
TOTAL | + 328% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 445 prices entered by 33 different people.
These prices were last updated on February 19, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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NOK
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Cost of living in Kristiansand (Norway) is 328% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 66,903
(kr 34,888)
in Kristiansand
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,625
in Alexandria.
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