- Cost of Living
- Canada
- Egypt
- London, Ontario
- Alexandria
- Comparison

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

Currency:

Food | + 215% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in London, Ontario (Canada) is 215% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | C$15 (E£ 212) | E£ 68 | + 212% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | C$9 (E£ 128) | E£ 65 | + 98% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | C$5.97 (E£ 85) | E£ 33 | + 159% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | C$3.05 (E£ 43) | E£ 14 | + 220% | |

12 eggs, large | C$3.05 (E£ 43) | E£ 18 | + 136% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | C$3.51 (E£ 50) | E£ 6 | + 713% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | C$9 (E£ 125) | E£ 28 | + 346% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | C$3.09 (E£ 44) | E£ 16 | + 175% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | C$2.81 (E£ 40) | E£ 5.21 | + 666% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | C$2.50 (E£ 36) | E£ 17 | + 109% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | C$14 (E£ 199) | E£ 92 | + 116% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | C$2.21 (E£ 31) | E£ 11 | + 180% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | C$1.96 (E£ 28) | E£ 3.27 | + 754% | |

Housing | + 301% | |||

Housing in London, Ontario (Canada) is 301% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | C$1,444 (E£ 20,543) | E£ 5,083 | + 304% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | C$1,048 (E£ 14,905) | E£ 2,637 | + 465% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | C$203 (E£ 2,882) | E£ 291 | + 889% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | C$837 (E£ 11,907) | E£ 2,571 | + 363% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | C$676 (E£ 9,622) | E£ 1,457 | + 561% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | C$87 (E£ 1,235) | E£ 238 | + 419% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | C$58 (E£ 818) | E£ 381 | + 115% | |

40” flat screen TV | C$452 (E£ 6,430) | E£ 6,052 | + 6% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | C$169 (E£ 2,404) | E£ 1,489 | + 61% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | C$12 (E£ 174) | E£ 67 | + 158% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | C$22 (E£ 309) | E£ 17 | + 1730% | |

Clothes | + 22% | |||

Clothes in London, Ontario (Canada) is 22% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | C$64 (E£ 905) | E£ 735 | + 23% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | C$48 (E£ 685) | E£ 604 | + 13% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | C$108 (E£ 1,537) | E£ 1,448 | + 6% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | C$112 (E£ 1,589) | E£ 581 | + 173% | |

Transportation | + 226% | |||

Transportation in London, Ontario (Canada) is 226% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | C$25,000 (E£ 355,719) | E£ 356,935 | - 0% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | C$1.11 (E£ 16) | E£ 3.35 | + 372% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | C$81 (E£ 1,153) | E£ 123 | + 840% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | C$29 (E£ 413) | E£ 21 | + 1881% | |

Personal Care | + 297% | |||

Personal Care in London, Ontario (Canada) is 297% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | C$9 (E£ 132) | E£ 24 | + 445% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | C$16 (E£ 230) | E£ 87 | + 163% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | C$51 (E£ 724) | E£ 98 | + 638% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | C$7 (E£ 103) | E£ 40 | + 157% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | C$4.74 (E£ 68) | E£ 19 | + 257% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | C$4.62 (E£ 66) | E£ 23 | + 192% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | C$2.29 (E£ 33) | E£ 13 | + 158% | |

Tube of toothpaste | C$2.39 (E£ 34) | E£ 12 | + 194% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | C$18 (E£ 262) | E£ 28 | + 842% | |

Entertainment | + 217% | |||

Entertainment in London, Ontario (Canada) is 217% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | C$51 (E£ 720) | E£ 119 | + 507% | |

2 tickets to the movies | C$24 (E£ 341) | E£ 86 | + 298% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | C$95 (E£ 1,353) | E£ 244 | + 456% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | C$60 (E£ 854) | E£ 214 | + 299% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | C$8 (E£ 114) | E£ 52 | + 119% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | C$3.72 (E£ 53) | E£ 24 | + 122% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | C$6 (E£ 86) | E£ 19 | + 342% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | C$628 (E£ 8,935) | E£ 12,013 | - 26% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | C$0.45 (E£ 6) | E£ 0.23 | + 2721% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | C$47 (E£ 668) | E£ 433 | + 54% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | C$10 (E£ 142) | E£ 26 | + 450% | |

TOTAL | + 222% |

This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 656 prices entered by 84 different people.

These prices were last updated on January 20, 2018.
Exchange rate:
14.229
EGP
/
CAD

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#
Cost of living in
**London, Ontario (Canada)**
is
**222% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

**E£ 48,316**(C$3,396) in London, Ontario to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with**E£ 15,000**in Alexandria.## Recent Prices Added

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