- Cost of Living
- Uruguay
- Egypt
- Montevideo
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Montevideo, Uruguay compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 224% | |||
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Food in Montevideo (Uruguay) is 224% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | $U300 (E£ 187) | E£ 60 | + 212% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | $U245 (E£ 153) | E£ 51 | + 198% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | $U132 (E£ 82) | E£ 32 | + 153% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | $U26 (E£ 16) | E£ 12 | + 40% | |
12 eggs, large | $U62 (E£ 39) | E£ 17 | + 130% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | $U63 (E£ 39) | E£ 5.56 | + 607% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | $U202 (E£ 125) | E£ 26 | + 375% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | $U57 (E£ 35) | E£ 13 | + 166% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | $U47 (E£ 29) | E£ 4.76 | + 514% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | $U44 (E£ 28) | E£ 13 | + 119% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | $U150 (E£ 93) | E£ 88 | + 6% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | $U88 (E£ 55) | E£ 9 | + 525% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | $U40 (E£ 25) | E£ 2.12 | + 1071% | |
Housing | + 232% | |||
Housing in Montevideo (Uruguay) is 232% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | $U23,613 (E£ 14,691) | E£ 4,499 | + 227% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | $U20,556 (E£ 12,789) | E£ 2,486 | + 414% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | $U4,889 (E£ 3,042) | E£ 223 | + 1263% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | $U12,850 (E£ 7,995) | E£ 2,488 | + 221% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | $U10,556 (E£ 6,567) | E£ 1,489 | + 341% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | $U4,812 (E£ 2,994) | E£ 253 | + 1084% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | $U758 (E£ 472) | E£ 350 | + 35% | |
40” flat screen TV | $U12,874 (E£ 8,010) | E£ 5,618 | + 43% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | $U3,811 (E£ 2,371) | E£ 1,400 | + 69% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | $U283 (E£ 176) | E£ 55 | + 221% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | $U199 (E£ 124) | E£ 17 | + 635% | |
Clothes | + 95% | |||
Clothes in Montevideo (Uruguay) is 95% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | $U2,994 (E£ 1,863) | E£ 587 | + 217% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | $U1,532 (E£ 953) | E£ 581 | + 64% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | $U3,065 (E£ 1,907) | E£ 1,360 | + 40% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | $U2,917 (E£ 1,815) | E£ 466 | + 289% | |
Transportation | + 182% | |||
Transportation in Montevideo (Uruguay) is 182% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | $U520,066 (E£ 323,565) | E£ 317,760 | + 2% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | $U45 (E£ 28) | E£ 2.91 | + 865% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | $U950 (E£ 591) | E£ 109 | + 442% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | $U416 (E£ 259) | E£ 21 | + 1139% | |
Personal Care | + 312% | |||
Personal Care in Montevideo (Uruguay) is 312% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | $U177 (E£ 110) | E£ 24 | + 356% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | $U260 (E£ 162) | E£ 76 | + 112% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | $U1,270 (E£ 790) | E£ 112 | + 608% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | $U262 (E£ 163) | E£ 30 | + 444% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | $U121 (E£ 75) | E£ 19 | + 297% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | $U208 (E£ 130) | E£ 23 | + 476% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | $U55 (E£ 34) | E£ 13 | + 169% | |
Tube of toothpaste | $U67 (E£ 41) | E£ 12 | + 258% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | $U241 (E£ 150) | E£ 27 | + 464% | |
Entertainment | + 208% | |||
Entertainment in Montevideo (Uruguay) is 208% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | $U893 (E£ 555) | E£ 119 | + 368% | |
2 tickets to the movies | $U440 (E£ 274) | E£ 73 | + 273% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | $U1,213 (E£ 755) | E£ 283 | + 167% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | $U1,000 (E£ 622) | E£ 233 | + 167% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | $U195 (E£ 122) | E£ 52 | + 133% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | $U81 (E£ 50) | E£ 24 | + 111% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | $U80 (E£ 50) | E£ 19 | + 157% | |
iPod nano 16GB | $U6,940 (E£ 4,318) | E£ 2,268 | + 90% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | $U5.57 (E£ 3.47) | E£ 0.23 | + 1392% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | $U1,640 (E£ 1,020) | E£ 379 | + 169% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | $U85 (E£ 53) | E£ 26 | + 103% | |
TOTAL | + 205% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 1,842 prices entered by 179 different people.
These prices were last updated on August 19, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Montevideo (Uruguay) is 205% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 42,710
($U68,648)
in Montevideo
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 14,000
in Alexandria.
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