- Cost of Living
- Brazil
- Egypt
- Macapá
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Macapá, Brazil compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 108% | |||
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Food in Macapá (Brazil) is 108% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | R$ 23 (E£ 126) | E£ 68 | + 85% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | R$ 22 (E£ 119) | E£ 63 | + 88% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | R$ 4.75 (E£ 26) | E£ 31 | - 18% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | R$ 3.83 (E£ 21) | E£ 13 | + 60% | |
12 eggs, large | R$ 5.25 (E£ 28) | E£ 16 | + 72% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | R$ 6 (E£ 34) | E£ 6 | + 457% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | R$ 12 (E£ 62) | E£ 29 | + 114% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | R$ 6.00 (E£ 32) | E£ 15 | + 115% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | R$ 5.33 (E£ 29) | E£ 5.21 | + 452% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | R$ 2.93 (E£ 16) | E£ 14 | + 15% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | R$ 33 (E£ 178) | E£ 88 | + 101% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | R$ 6 (E£ 33) | E£ 10 | + 225% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | R$ 2.73 (E£ 15) | E£ 2.60 | + 465% | |
Housing | + 173% | |||
Housing in Macapá (Brazil) is 173% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | R$ 2,833 (E£ 15,270) | E£ 4,715 | + 224% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | R$ 1,231 (E£ 6,634) | E£ 2,520 | + 163% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | R$ 193 (E£ 1,042) | E£ 253 | + 311% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | R$ 1,067 (E£ 5,749) | E£ 2,488 | + 131% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | R$ 550 (E£ 2,964) | E£ 1,489 | + 99% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | R$ 150 (E£ 808) | E£ 238 | + 240% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | R$ 208 (E£ 1,118) | E£ 397 | + 182% | |
40” flat screen TV | R$ 1,950 (E£ 10,509) | E£ 6,060 | + 73% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | R$ 597 (E£ 3,216) | E£ 1,489 | + 116% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | R$ 7 (E£ 39) | E£ 60 | - 36% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | R$ 9 (E£ 49) | E£ 17 | + 190% | |
Clothes | + 25% | |||
Clothes in Macapá (Brazil) is 25% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | R$ 283 (E£ 1,527) | E£ 735 | + 108% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | R$ 120 (E£ 647) | E£ 604 | + 7% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | R$ 263 (E£ 1,415) | E£ 1,448 | - 2% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | R$ 233 (E£ 1,258) | E£ 581 | + 116% | |
Transportation | + 106% | |||
Transportation in Macapá (Brazil) is 106% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | R$ 64,000 (E£ 344,915) | E£ 348,808 | - 1% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | R$ 3.33 (E£ 18) | E£ 3.19 | + 462% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | R$ 121 (E£ 652) | E£ 123 | + 432% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | - | E£ 21 | - | |
Personal Care | + 349% | |||
Personal Care in Macapá (Brazil) is 349% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | R$ 10 (E£ 52) | E£ 24 | + 115% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | R$ 23 (E£ 121) | E£ 90 | + 35% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | R$ 300 (E£ 1,617) | E£ 98 | + 1548% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | R$ 23 (E£ 124) | E£ 30 | + 313% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | R$ 10 (E£ 53) | E£ 19 | + 182% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | R$ 11 (E£ 61) | E£ 23 | + 169% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | R$ 6 (E£ 34) | E£ 13 | + 167% | |
Tube of toothpaste | R$ 3.35 (E£ 18) | E£ 12 | + 56% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | R$ 17 (E£ 90) | E£ 28 | + 224% | |
Entertainment | + 203% | |||
Entertainment in Macapá (Brazil) is 203% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | R$ 64 (E£ 344) | E£ 119 | + 189% | |
2 tickets to the movies | R$ 43 (E£ 230) | E£ 86 | + 168% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | R$ 80 (E£ 431) | E£ 266 | + 62% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | R$ 233 (E£ 1,253) | E£ 214 | + 486% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | R$ 15 (E£ 79) | E£ 52 | + 52% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | R$ 7 (E£ 39) | E£ 24 | + 64% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | R$ 5.88 (E£ 32) | E£ 19 | + 62% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | - | E£ 12,013 | - | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | R$ 1.65 (E£ 9) | E£ 0.23 | + 3703% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | R$ 135 (E£ 728) | E£ 433 | + 68% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | R$ 23 (E£ 126) | E£ 26 | + 387% | |
TOTAL | + 139% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 293 prices entered by 35 different people.
These prices were last updated on December 11, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Macapá (Brazil) is 139% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 35,858
(R$ 6,654)
in Macapá
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,000
in Alexandria.
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