- Cost of Living
- Angola
- Egypt
- Luanda
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Luanda, Angola compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 559% | |||
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Food in Luanda (Angola) is 559% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 3,318 Kwanza (E£ 363) | E£ 61 | + 491% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 3,318 Kwanza (E£ 363) | E£ 48 | + 660% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 809 Kwanza (E£ 89) | E£ 25 | + 249% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 398 Kwanza (E£ 44) | E£ 10 | + 341% | |
12 eggs, large | 746 Kwanza (E£ 82) | E£ 11 | + 674% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 730 Kwanza (E£ 80) | E£ 6 | + 1176% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 1,866 Kwanza (E£ 204) | E£ 27 | + 656% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 912 Kwanza (E£ 100) | E£ 13 | + 655% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 547 Kwanza (E£ 60) | E£ 3.74 | + 1502% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 332 Kwanza (E£ 36) | E£ 9 | + 306% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 2,488 Kwanza (E£ 272) | E£ 89 | + 207% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 495 Kwanza (E£ 54) | E£ 9 | + 495% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 435 Kwanza (E£ 48) | E£ 2.71 | + 1660% | |
Housing | + 2032% | |||
Housing in Luanda (Angola) is 2032% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 1,631,180 Kwanza (E£ 178,544) | E£ 4,450 | + 3912% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 1,098,970 Kwanza (E£ 120,290) | E£ 2,577 | + 4568% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 38,706 Kwanza (E£ 4,237) | E£ 218 | + 1844% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 564,000 Kwanza (E£ 61,734) | E£ 2,526 | + 2344% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 447,883 Kwanza (E£ 49,024) | E£ 1,181 | + 4050% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 19,353 Kwanza (E£ 2,118) | E£ 512 | + 313% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 29,859 Kwanza (E£ 3,268) | E£ 443 | + 637% | |
40” flat screen TV | 154,439 Kwanza (E£ 16,904) | E£ 5,512 | + 207% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 26,510 Kwanza (E£ 2,902) | E£ 1,699 | + 71% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 5,007 Kwanza (E£ 548) | E£ 64 | + 762% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 509 Kwanza (E£ 56) | E£ 19 | + 197% | |
Clothes | + 234% | |||
Clothes in Luanda (Angola) is 234% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 20,569 Kwanza (E£ 2,251) | E£ 645 | + 249% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 17,252 Kwanza (E£ 1,888) | E£ 599 | + 215% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 27,371 Kwanza (E£ 2,996) | E£ 1,046 | + 186% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 35,941 Kwanza (E£ 3,934) | E£ 720 | + 447% | |
Transportation | + 233% | |||
Transportation in Luanda (Angola) is 233% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 5,971,770 Kwanza (E£ 653,650) | E£ 507,909 | + 29% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 162 Kwanza (E£ 18) | E£ 3.02 | + 486% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 11,612 Kwanza (E£ 1,271) | E£ 109 | + 1066% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 3,098 Kwanza (E£ 339) | E£ 21 | + 1525% | |
Personal Care | + 433% | |||
Personal Care in Luanda (Angola) is 433% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 3,314 Kwanza (E£ 363) | E£ 24 | + 1397% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 4,135 Kwanza (E£ 453) | E£ 76 | + 495% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 11,369 Kwanza (E£ 1,244) | E£ 112 | + 1015% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 1,013 Kwanza (E£ 111) | E£ 30 | + 269% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 559 Kwanza (E£ 61) | E£ 30 | + 104% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 562 Kwanza (E£ 62) | E£ 27 | + 128% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 296 Kwanza (E£ 32) | E£ 13 | + 157% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 754 Kwanza (E£ 83) | E£ 12 | + 614% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 3,003 Kwanza (E£ 329) | E£ 39 | + 737% | |
Entertainment | + 611% | |||
Entertainment in Luanda (Angola) is 611% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 10,004 Kwanza (E£ 1,095) | E£ 119 | + 823% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 3,759 Kwanza (E£ 411) | E£ 73 | + 461% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 8,863 Kwanza (E£ 970) | E£ 283 | + 243% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 12,027 Kwanza (E£ 1,316) | E£ 233 | + 464% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 1,603 Kwanza (E£ 175) | E£ 52 | + 236% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 431 Kwanza (E£ 47) | E£ 24 | + 98% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 373 Kwanza (E£ 41) | E£ 19 | + 110% | |
iPod nano 16GB | 61,589 Kwanza (E£ 6,741) | E£ 2,268 | + 197% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 144 Kwanza (E£ 16) | E£ 0.23 | + 6675% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 27,993 Kwanza (E£ 3,064) | E£ 394 | + 678% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 332 Kwanza (E£ 36) | E£ 26 | + 39% | |
TOTAL | + 758% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 724 prices entered by 53 different people.
These prices were last updated on May 23, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Luanda (Angola) is 758% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 128,666
(1,175,494 Kwanza)
in Luanda
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,000
in Alexandria.
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