#
Cost of living in
**Los Mochis (Mexico)**
is
**10% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

**WARNING!**This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 174 prices entered by 15 different people.

Food in Los Mochis (Mexico) is 8% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||
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Los Mochis (Mexico) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ||

Mex$ 74 (E£ 65) | E£ 81 | 19% |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | ||

Mex$ 71 (E£ 63) | E£ 73 | 14% |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ||

Mex$ 28 (E£ 24) | E£ 38 | 35% |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ||

Mex$ 15 (E£ 13) | E£ 13 | 2% |

12 eggs, large | ||

Mex$ 27 (E£ 24) | E£ 20 | 17% |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ||

Mex$ 21 (E£ 19) | E£ 13 | 49% |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ||

Mex$ 63 (E£ 56) | E£ 29 | 91% |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ||

Mex$ 41 (E£ 36) | E£ 22 | 64% |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ||

Mex$ 19 (E£ 17) | E£ 5.88 | 193% |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ||

Mex$ 15 (E£ 13) | E£ 19 | 32% |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ||

Mex$ 119 (E£ 105) | E£ 92 | 14% |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | ||

Mex$ 20 (E£ 18) | E£ 11 | 59% |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ||

Mex$ 14 (E£ 12) | E£ 6 | 97% |

Housing in Los Mochis (Mexico) is 1% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Los Mochis (Mexico) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | ||

Mex$ 5,500 (E£ 4,870) | E£ 5,401 | 10% |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | ||

Mex$ 5,802 (E£ 5,137) | E£ 3,866 | 33% |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ||

Mex$ 1,547 (E£ 1,370) | E£ 898 | 53% |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | ||

Mex$ 3,500 (E£ 3,099) | E£ 3,602 | 14% |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | ||

Mex$ 2,250 (E£ 1,992) | E£ 2,335 | 15% |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | ||

Mex$ 250 (E£ 221) | E£ 736 | 70% |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ||

Mex$ 493 (E£ 436) | E£ 365 | 20% |

40” flat screen TV | ||

Mex$ 7,558 (E£ 6,692) | E£ 6,508 | 3% |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | ||

Mex$ 1,857 (E£ 1,644) | E£ 1,877 | 12% |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ||

Mex$ 78 (E£ 69) | E£ 67 | 2% |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | ||

Mex$ 25 (E£ 22) | - | - |

Clothes in Los Mochis (Mexico) is 44% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Los Mochis (Mexico) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | ||

Mex$ 750 (E£ 664) | E£ 740 | 10% |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | ||

Mex$ 1,400 (E£ 1,240) | E£ 681 | 82% |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | ||

Mex$ 1,570 (E£ 1,390) | E£ 1,691 | 18% |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ||

Mex$ 588 (E£ 521) | E£ 777 | 33% |

Transportation in Los Mochis (Mexico) is 15% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Los Mochis (Mexico) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ||

Mex$ 246,209 (E£ 218,001) | E£ 453,039 | 52% |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ||

Mex$ 15 (E£ 13) | E£ 3.88 | 246% |

Monthly ticket public transport | ||

- | E£ 182 | - |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | ||

- | E£ 126 | - |

Personal Care in Los Mochis (Mexico) is 88% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Los Mochis (Mexico) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ||

Mex$ 130 (E£ 115) | E£ 33 | 252% |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ||

Mex$ 250 (E£ 221) | E£ 72 | 206% |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | ||

Mex$ 500 (E£ 443) | E£ 200 | 121% |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | ||

Mex$ 60 (E£ 53) | E£ 40 | 33% |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ||

Mex$ 39 (E£ 35) | E£ 21 | 66% |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ||

Mex$ 45 (E£ 40) | E£ 26 | 55% |

4 rolls of toilet paper | ||

Mex$ 22 (E£ 19) | E£ 20 | 2% |

Tube of toothpaste | ||

Mex$ 25 (E£ 22) | E£ 15 | 51% |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ||

Mex$ 100 (E£ 89) | E£ 46 | 92% |

Entertainment in Los Mochis (Mexico) is 43% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Los Mochis (Mexico) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ||

Mex$ 348 (E£ 308) | E£ 153 | 101% |

2 tickets to the movies | ||

Mex$ 129 (E£ 114) | E£ 99 | 16% |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | ||

Mex$ 467 (E£ 413) | E£ 520 | 21% |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ||

Mex$ 722 (E£ 639) | E£ 249 | 157% |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ||

Mex$ 77 (E£ 68) | E£ 52 | 30% |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ||

Mex$ 41 (E£ 36) | E£ 25 | 43% |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ||

Mex$ 24 (E£ 21) | E£ 19 | 8% |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | ||

- | E£ 12,152 | - |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | ||

Mex$ 1.19 (E£ 1.05) | E£ 0.23 | 364% |

1 month of gym membership in business district | ||

Mex$ 556 (E£ 492) | E£ 416 | 18% |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ||

Mex$ 42 (E£ 37) | E£ 28 | 32% |

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### Compare other countries

For example, you would need at least

**E£ 16,440**(Mex$ 18,567) in Los Mochis to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with**E£ 15,000**in Alexandria.