- Cost of Living
- Angola
- Egypt
- Luanda
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Luanda, Angola compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 399% | |||
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Food in Luanda (Angola) is 399% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 3,318 Kwanza (E£ 315) | E£ 61 | + 413% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 3,318 Kwanza (E£ 315) | E£ 48 | + 560% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 809 Kwanza (E£ 77) | E£ 31 | + 147% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 398 Kwanza (E£ 38) | E£ 12 | + 223% | |
12 eggs, large | 746 Kwanza (E£ 71) | E£ 16 | + 344% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 730 Kwanza (E£ 69) | E£ 4.82 | + 1337% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 1,866 Kwanza (E£ 177) | E£ 38 | + 361% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 912 Kwanza (E£ 87) | E£ 12 | + 623% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 547 Kwanza (E£ 52) | E£ 4.24 | + 1126% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 332 Kwanza (E£ 32) | E£ 15 | + 108% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 2,488 Kwanza (E£ 236) | E£ 142 | + 66% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 675 Kwanza (E£ 64) | E£ 9 | + 632% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 435 Kwanza (E£ 41) | E£ 3.58 | + 1057% | |
Housing | + 1733% | |||
Housing in Luanda (Angola) is 1733% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 1,631,180 Kwanza (E£ 154,972) | E£ 4,450 | + 3383% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 1,098,970 Kwanza (E£ 104,409) | E£ 2,577 | + 3952% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 38,706 Kwanza (E£ 3,677) | E£ 218 | + 1588% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 564,000 Kwanza (E£ 53,583) | E£ 2,526 | + 2022% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 447,883 Kwanza (E£ 42,552) | E£ 1,649 | + 2481% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 19,353 Kwanza (E£ 1,839) | E£ 355 | + 418% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 29,859 Kwanza (E£ 2,837) | E£ 443 | + 540% | |
40” flat screen TV | 326,327 Kwanza (E£ 31,003) | E£ 5,512 | + 462% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 66,188 Kwanza (E£ 6,288) | E£ 1,699 | + 270% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 3,786 Kwanza (E£ 360) | E£ 64 | + 466% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 816 Kwanza (E£ 78) | E£ 19 | + 314% | |
Clothes | + 190% | |||
Clothes in Luanda (Angola) is 190% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 20,569 Kwanza (E£ 1,954) | E£ 645 | + 203% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 17,252 Kwanza (E£ 1,639) | E£ 599 | + 174% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 27,371 Kwanza (E£ 2,600) | E£ 1,046 | + 149% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 35,941 Kwanza (E£ 3,415) | E£ 720 | + 375% | |
Transportation | + 341% | |||
Transportation in Luanda (Angola) is 341% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 5,971,770 Kwanza (E£ 567,355) | E£ 291,975 | + 94% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 162 Kwanza (E£ 15) | E£ 2.61 | + 489% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 11,612 Kwanza (E£ 1,103) | E£ 109 | + 912% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 3,357 Kwanza (E£ 319) | E£ 24 | + 1225% | |
Personal Care | + 469% | |||
Personal Care in Luanda (Angola) is 469% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 3,238 Kwanza (E£ 308) | E£ 24 | + 1169% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 1,722 Kwanza (E£ 164) | E£ 76 | + 115% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 17,879 Kwanza (E£ 1,699) | E£ 112 | + 1422% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 2,584 Kwanza (E£ 245) | E£ 30 | + 718% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 859 Kwanza (E£ 82) | E£ 30 | + 172% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 1,125 Kwanza (E£ 107) | E£ 27 | + 296% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 276 Kwanza (E£ 26) | E£ 13 | + 108% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 715 Kwanza (E£ 68) | E£ 9 | + 627% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 3,745 Kwanza (E£ 356) | E£ 26 | + 1251% | |
Entertainment | + 595% | |||
Entertainment in Luanda (Angola) is 595% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 10,149 Kwanza (E£ 964) | E£ 119 | + 712% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 3,759 Kwanza (E£ 357) | E£ 73 | + 387% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 78,014 Kwanza (E£ 7,412) | E£ 283 | + 2520% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 12,027 Kwanza (E£ 1,143) | E£ 233 | + 390% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 2,360 Kwanza (E£ 224) | E£ 52 | + 330% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 431 Kwanza (E£ 41) | E£ 24 | + 72% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 373 Kwanza (E£ 35) | E£ 19 | + 82% | |
iPod nano 16GB | 87,884 Kwanza (E£ 8,349) | E£ 2,268 | + 268% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 144 Kwanza (E£ 14) | E£ 0.23 | + 5780% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 27,993 Kwanza (E£ 2,659) | E£ 394 | + 575% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 332 Kwanza (E£ 32) | E£ 26 | + 21% | |
TOTAL | + 731% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 675 prices entered by 50 different people.
These prices were last updated on February 22, 2017.
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Cost of living in Luanda (Angola) is 731% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 134,982
(1,420,773 Kwanza)
in Luanda
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 16,250
in Alexandria.
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