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Cost of living in León, Spain compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 175% | |||
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Food in León (Spain) is 175% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | €11 (E£ 229) | E£ 66 | + 249% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | €7 (E£ 140) | E£ 60 | + 133% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | €3.00 (E£ 63) | E£ 32 | + 96% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | €0.84 (E£ 18) | E£ 13 | + 39% | |
12 eggs, large | €1.72 (E£ 36) | E£ 16 | + 120% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | €1.40 (E£ 29) | E£ 6 | + 381% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | €6 (E£ 132) | E£ 27 | + 386% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | €1.57 (E£ 33) | E£ 15 | + 119% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | €1.50 (E£ 32) | E£ 5.21 | + 507% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | €0.71 (E£ 15) | E£ 13 | + 19% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | €8 (E£ 167) | E£ 88 | + 89% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | €1.68 (E£ 35) | E£ 10 | + 267% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | €0.64 (E£ 13) | E£ 2.28 | + 492% | |
Housing | + 245% | |||
Housing in León (Spain) is 245% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | €574 (E£ 12,082) | E£ 4,826 | + 150% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | €750 (E£ 15,797) | E£ 2,486 | + 535% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | €177 (E£ 3,721) | E£ 245 | + 1416% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | €363 (E£ 7,636) | E£ 2,488 | + 207% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | €275 (E£ 5,793) | E£ 1,489 | + 289% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | €170 (E£ 3,581) | E£ 238 | + 1404% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | €33 (E£ 685) | E£ 397 | + 73% | |
40” flat screen TV | €488 (E£ 10,269) | E£ 6,060 | + 69% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | €95 (E£ 2,001) | E£ 1,489 | + 34% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | €6 (E£ 133) | E£ 55 | + 143% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | €10 (E£ 218) | E£ 17 | + 1191% | |
Clothes | + 14% | |||
Clothes in León (Spain) is 14% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | €70 (E£ 1,474) | E£ 735 | + 101% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | €20 (E£ 421) | E£ 604 | - 30% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | €72 (E£ 1,513) | E£ 1,360 | + 11% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | €90 (E£ 1,896) | E£ 581 | + 226% | |
Transportation | + 202% | |||
Transportation in León (Spain) is 202% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | €23,647 (E£ 498,091) | E£ 348,808 | + 43% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | €1.23 (E£ 26) | E£ 3.19 | + 714% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | €30 (E£ 639) | E£ 123 | + 421% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | €17 (E£ 353) | E£ 21 | + 1591% | |
Personal Care | + 211% | |||
Personal Care in León (Spain) is 211% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | €5.33 (E£ 112) | E£ 24 | + 364% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | - | E£ 90 | - | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | €30 (E£ 632) | E£ 98 | + 544% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | €4.50 (E£ 95) | E£ 30 | + 216% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | €2.70 (E£ 57) | E£ 19 | + 201% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | €3.50 (E£ 74) | E£ 23 | + 228% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | €1.85 (E£ 39) | E£ 13 | + 209% | |
Tube of toothpaste | €2.40 (E£ 51) | E£ 12 | + 337% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | €11 (E£ 226) | E£ 28 | + 716% | |
Entertainment | + 188% | |||
Entertainment in León (Spain) is 188% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | €36 (E£ 754) | E£ 119 | + 535% | |
2 tickets to the movies | €14 (E£ 284) | E£ 80 | + 255% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | €58 (E£ 1,221) | E£ 323 | + 278% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | €43 (E£ 906) | E£ 214 | + 324% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | €6.00 (E£ 126) | E£ 52 | + 142% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | €1.65 (E£ 35) | E£ 24 | + 46% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | €3.44 (E£ 72) | E£ 19 | + 271% | |
iPad Air 2, 64GB | - | E£ 12,013 | - | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | €0.25 (E£ 5.27) | E£ 0.23 | + 2159% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | €25 (E£ 535) | E£ 433 | + 23% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | €4.70 (E£ 99) | E£ 26 | + 283% | |
TOTAL | + 185% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 416 prices entered by 38 different people.
These prices were last updated on September 25, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in León (Spain) is 185% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 39,893
(€1,894)
in León
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 14,000
in Alexandria.
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