- Cost of Living
- Ukraine
- Egypt
- Lviv
- Alexandria
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Lviv, Ukraine**
compared to
**Alexandria, Egypt**

Currency:

Food | - 6% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Lviv (Ukraine) is 6% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 95₴ (E£ 62) | E£ 69 | - 10% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 67₴ (E£ 44) | E£ 67 | - 34% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 36₴ (E£ 24) | E£ 35 | - 32% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 18₴ (E£ 12) | E£ 13 | - 10% | |

12 eggs, large | 27₴ (E£ 18) | E£ 18 | + 1% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 33₴ (E£ 22) | E£ 6 | + 255% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 88₴ (E£ 57) | E£ 29 | + 96% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 20₴ (E£ 13) | E£ 18 | - 30% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 6₴ (E£ 3.94) | E£ 5.33 | - 26% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 16₴ (E£ 10) | E£ 17 | - 40% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 133₴ (E£ 87) | E£ 92 | - 6% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 19₴ (E£ 12) | E£ 11 | + 10% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 8₴ (E£ 5.12) | E£ 3.48 | + 47% | |

Housing | + 23% | |||

Housing in Lviv (Ukraine) is 23% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 12,414₴ (E£ 8,129) | E£ 5,083 | + 60% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 7,646₴ (E£ 5,007) | E£ 2,637 | + 90% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 1,335₴ (E£ 874) | E£ 291 | + 200% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 7,033₴ (E£ 4,605) | E£ 2,571 | + 79% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 4,186₴ (E£ 2,741) | E£ 1,457 | + 88% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 791₴ (E£ 518) | E£ 238 | + 118% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 119₴ (E£ 78) | E£ 381 | - 79% | |

40” flat screen TV | 11,933₴ (E£ 7,814) | E£ 6,052 | + 29% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 1,624₴ (E£ 1,064) | E£ 1,489 | - 29% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 122₴ (E£ 80) | E£ 67 | + 19% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | 61₴ (E£ 40) | E£ 17 | + 136% | |

Clothes | + 29% | |||

Clothes in Lviv (Ukraine) is 29% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 1,615₴ (E£ 1,058) | E£ 735 | + 44% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 1,004₴ (E£ 657) | E£ 604 | + 9% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 2,360₴ (E£ 1,545) | E£ 1,448 | + 7% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 3,479₴ (E£ 2,278) | E£ 581 | + 292% | |

Transportation | + 22% | |||

Transportation in Lviv (Ukraine) is 22% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 531,891₴ (E£ 348,276) | E£ 356,935 | - 2% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 26₴ (E£ 17) | E£ 3.61 | + 375% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 285₴ (E£ 187) | E£ 182 | + 2% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 128₴ (E£ 84) | E£ 94 | - 11% | |

Personal Care | + 51% | |||

Personal Care in Lviv (Ukraine) is 51% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 94₴ (E£ 61) | E£ 24 | + 154% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 131₴ (E£ 86) | E£ 87 | - 2% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 287₴ (E£ 188) | E£ 104 | + 81% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 53₴ (E£ 35) | E£ 40 | - 13% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 51₴ (E£ 34) | E£ 19 | + 78% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 43₴ (E£ 28) | E£ 26 | + 9% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 26₴ (E£ 17) | E£ 13 | + 35% | |

Tube of toothpaste | 41₴ (E£ 27) | E£ 12 | + 131% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 59₴ (E£ 39) | E£ 29 | + 33% | |

Entertainment | + 0% | |||

Entertainment in Lviv (Ukraine) is 0% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 269₴ (E£ 176) | E£ 119 | + 49% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 191₴ (E£ 125) | E£ 86 | + 45% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 413₴ (E£ 270) | E£ 229 | + 18% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 485₴ (E£ 317) | E£ 228 | + 39% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 72₴ (E£ 47) | E£ 52 | - 9% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 32₴ (E£ 21) | E£ 22 | - 3% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 24₴ (E£ 16) | E£ 19 | - 19% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 14,696₴ (E£ 9,623) | E£ 12,013 | - 20% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 0.86₴ (E£ 0.56) | E£ 0.23 | + 148% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 517₴ (E£ 338) | E£ 433 | - 22% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 21₴ (E£ 14) | E£ 27 | - 49% | |

TOTAL | + 14% |

This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 433 prices entered by 49 different people.

These prices were last updated on February 25, 2018.
Exchange rate:
0.655
EGP
/
UAH

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#
Cost of living in
**Lviv (Ukraine)**
is
**14% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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