- Cost of Living
- Oman
- Egypt
- Muscat
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Muscat, Oman compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 144% | |||
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Food in Muscat (Oman) is 144% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ﷼ 2.500 (E£ 102) | E£ 61 | + 66% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | ﷼ 2.250 (E£ 92) | E£ 48 | + 92% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ﷼ 1.516 (E£ 62) | E£ 31 | + 99% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ﷼ 0.873 (E£ 36) | E£ 12 | + 204% | |
12 eggs, large | ﷼ 1.020 (E£ 42) | E£ 16 | + 161% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ﷼ 0.815 (E£ 33) | E£ 4.82 | + 589% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ﷼ 2.656 (E£ 108) | E£ 38 | + 182% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ﷼ 1.014 (E£ 41) | E£ 12 | + 245% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ﷼ 0.530 (E£ 22) | E£ 4.24 | + 410% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ﷼ 1.100 (E£ 45) | E£ 15 | + 196% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ﷼ 6.000 (E£ 245) | E£ 142 | + 72% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | ﷼ 0.570 (E£ 23) | E£ 9 | + 165% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ﷼ 0.330 (E£ 13) | E£ 3.58 | + 276% | |
Housing | + 304% | |||
Housing in Muscat (Oman) is 304% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | ﷼ 633 (E£ 25,833) | E£ 4,450 | + 481% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | ﷼ 450 (E£ 18,355) | E£ 2,577 | + 612% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ﷼ 45 (E£ 1,849) | E£ 218 | + 749% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | ﷼ 308 (E£ 12,560) | E£ 2,526 | + 397% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | ﷼ 225 (E£ 9,157) | E£ 1,649 | + 455% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | ﷼ 23 (E£ 957) | E£ 355 | + 169% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ﷼ 23 (E£ 940) | E£ 443 | + 112% | |
40” flat screen TV | ﷼ 140 (E£ 5,698) | E£ 5,512 | + 3% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | ﷼ 46 (E£ 1,881) | E£ 1,699 | + 11% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ﷼ 3.457 (E£ 141) | E£ 64 | + 122% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | ﷼ 2.771 (E£ 113) | E£ 19 | + 503% | |
Clothes | + 15% | |||
Clothes in Muscat (Oman) is 15% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | ﷼ 18 (E£ 746) | E£ 645 | + 16% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | ﷼ 17 (E£ 674) | E£ 599 | + 13% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | ﷼ 28 (E£ 1,156) | E£ 1,046 | + 11% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ﷼ 24 (E£ 995) | E£ 720 | + 38% | |
Transportation | + 85% | |||
Transportation in Muscat (Oman) is 85% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ﷼ 7,000 (E£ 285,528) | E£ 291,975 | - 2% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ﷼ 0.160 (E£ 7) | E£ 2.61 | + 150% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | ﷼ 10 (E£ 408) | E£ 109 | + 274% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | ﷼ 3.387 (E£ 138) | E£ 24 | + 474% | |
Personal Care | + 212% | |||
Personal Care in Muscat (Oman) is 212% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ﷼ 2.392 (E£ 98) | E£ 24 | + 303% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ﷼ 5.494 (E£ 224) | E£ 76 | + 195% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | ﷼ 11 (E£ 431) | E£ 112 | + 286% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | ﷼ 2.381 (E£ 97) | E£ 30 | + 224% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ﷼ 1.372 (E£ 56) | E£ 30 | + 87% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ﷼ 1.949 (E£ 79) | E£ 27 | + 194% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | ﷼ 1.342 (E£ 55) | E£ 13 | + 334% | |
Tube of toothpaste | ﷼ 1.146 (E£ 47) | E£ 9 | + 401% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ﷼ 2.173 (E£ 89) | E£ 26 | + 237% | |
Entertainment | + 211% | |||
Entertainment in Muscat (Oman) is 211% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ﷼ 15 (E£ 618) | E£ 119 | + 421% | |
2 tickets to the movies | ﷼ 7 (E£ 286) | E£ 73 | + 289% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | ﷼ 22 (E£ 888) | E£ 283 | + 214% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ﷼ 15 (E£ 591) | E£ 233 | + 153% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ﷼ 5.557 (E£ 227) | E£ 52 | + 335% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ﷼ 1.530 (E£ 62) | E£ 24 | + 161% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ﷼ 2.904 (E£ 118) | E£ 19 | + 508% | |
iPod nano 16GB | ﷼ 100 (E£ 4,062) | E£ 2,268 | + 79% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | ﷼ 0.050 (E£ 2.04) | E£ 0.23 | + 778% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | ﷼ 18 (E£ 718) | E£ 394 | + 82% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ﷼ 1.000 (E£ 41) | E£ 26 | + 57% | |
TOTAL | + 172% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 802 prices entered by 93 different people.
These prices were last updated on February 22, 2017.
Exchange rate:
40.790
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/
OMR
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Cost of living in Muscat (Oman) is 172% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 42,540
(﷼ 1,043)
in Muscat
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,625
in Alexandria.
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