- Cost of Living
- Uruguay
- Egypt
- Montevideo
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Montevideo, Uruguay compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 195% | |||
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Food in Montevideo (Uruguay) is 195% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | $U300 (E£ 178) | E£ 68 | + 163% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | $U257 (E£ 153) | E£ 60 | + 154% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | $U142 (E£ 84) | E£ 32 | + 160% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | $U26 (E£ 16) | E£ 13 | + 22% | |
12 eggs, large | $U62 (E£ 37) | E£ 16 | + 125% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | $U63 (E£ 37) | E£ 6 | + 506% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | $U207 (E£ 123) | E£ 27 | + 355% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | $U56 (E£ 34) | E£ 15 | + 123% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | $U50 (E£ 30) | E£ 5.21 | + 469% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | $U44 (E£ 26) | E£ 14 | + 91% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | $U150 (E£ 89) | E£ 88 | + 1% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | $U87 (E£ 52) | E£ 10 | + 438% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | $U45 (E£ 27) | E£ 2.28 | + 1087% | |
Housing | + 203% | |||
Housing in Montevideo (Uruguay) is 203% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | $U23,613 (E£ 14,036) | E£ 4,826 | + 191% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | $U20,556 (E£ 12,219) | E£ 2,486 | + 392% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | $U4,768 (E£ 2,834) | E£ 245 | + 1055% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | $U12,850 (E£ 7,638) | E£ 2,488 | + 207% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | $U10,556 (E£ 6,275) | E£ 1,489 | + 321% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | $U4,812 (E£ 2,861) | E£ 238 | + 1102% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | $U758 (E£ 451) | E£ 397 | + 13% | |
40” flat screen TV | $U12,874 (E£ 7,653) | E£ 6,060 | + 26% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | $U3,811 (E£ 2,265) | E£ 1,489 | + 52% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | $U289 (E£ 172) | E£ 60 | + 187% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | $U203 (E£ 121) | E£ 17 | + 617% | |
Clothes | + 74% | |||
Clothes in Montevideo (Uruguay) is 74% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | $U2,994 (E£ 1,780) | E£ 735 | + 142% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | $U1,532 (E£ 911) | E£ 604 | + 51% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | $U3,249 (E£ 1,931) | E£ 1,360 | + 42% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | $U3,027 (E£ 1,799) | E£ 581 | + 209% | |
Transportation | + 144% | |||
Transportation in Montevideo (Uruguay) is 144% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | $U520,066 (E£ 309,143) | E£ 348,808 | - 11% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | $U45 (E£ 27) | E£ 3.19 | + 746% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | $U950 (E£ 565) | E£ 123 | + 361% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | $U416 (E£ 247) | E£ 21 | + 1084% | |
Personal Care | + 292% | |||
Personal Care in Montevideo (Uruguay) is 292% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | $U177 (E£ 105) | E£ 24 | + 335% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | $U260 (E£ 154) | E£ 90 | + 72% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | $U1,297 (E£ 771) | E£ 98 | + 686% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | $U262 (E£ 156) | E£ 30 | + 419% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | $U127 (E£ 75) | E£ 19 | + 299% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | $U220 (E£ 131) | E£ 23 | + 481% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | $U55 (E£ 32) | E£ 13 | + 157% | |
Tube of toothpaste | $U70 (E£ 42) | E£ 12 | + 259% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | $U248 (E£ 148) | E£ 28 | + 432% | |
Entertainment | + 142% | |||
Entertainment in Montevideo (Uruguay) is 142% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | $U957 (E£ 569) | E£ 119 | + 379% | |
2 tickets to the movies | $U440 (E£ 262) | E£ 80 | + 226% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | $U1,213 (E£ 721) | E£ 323 | + 123% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | $U1,000 (E£ 594) | E£ 214 | + 178% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | $U195 (E£ 116) | E£ 52 | + 123% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | $U81 (E£ 48) | E£ 24 | + 102% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | $U80 (E£ 48) | E£ 19 | + 145% | |
iPad Air 2, 64GB | $U21,676 (E£ 12,885) | E£ 12,013 | + 7% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | $U5.57 (E£ 3.31) | E£ 0.23 | + 1320% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | $U1,640 (E£ 975) | E£ 433 | + 125% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | $U85 (E£ 51) | E£ 26 | + 95% | |
TOTAL | + 167% |
This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 1,728 prices entered by 165 different people.
These prices were last updated on October 23, 2017.
Exchange rate:
0.594
EGP
/
UYU
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Cost of living in Montevideo (Uruguay) is 167% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 37,445
($U62,993)
in Montevideo
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 14,000
in Alexandria.
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