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

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

Currency:

Food | - 32% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Mykolayiv (Ukraine) is 32% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 70₴ (E£ 46) | E£ 69 | - 34% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 63₴ (E£ 41) | E£ 67 | - 39% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 26₴ (E£ 17) | E£ 35 | - 52% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 13₴ (E£ 8) | E£ 13 | - 37% | |

12 eggs, large | 19₴ (E£ 13) | E£ 18 | - 29% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 19₴ (E£ 13) | E£ 6 | + 106% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 83₴ (E£ 55) | E£ 29 | + 87% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 12₴ (E£ 8) | E£ 18 | - 56% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 7₴ (E£ 4.85) | E£ 5.33 | - 9% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 10₴ (E£ 7) | E£ 17 | - 60% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 65₴ (E£ 43) | E£ 92 | - 54% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 17₴ (E£ 11) | E£ 11 | + 2% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 4.40₴ (E£ 2.89) | E£ 3.48 | - 17% | |

Housing | - 23% | |||

Housing in Mykolayiv (Ukraine) is 23% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 5,774₴ (E£ 3,783) | E£ 5,083 | - 26% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 3,931₴ (E£ 2,576) | E£ 2,637 | - 2% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 741₴ (E£ 485) | E£ 291 | + 67% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 5,229₴ (E£ 3,426) | E£ 2,571 | + 33% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 2,844₴ (E£ 1,864) | E£ 1,457 | + 28% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 610₴ (E£ 400) | E£ 238 | + 68% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 120₴ (E£ 79) | E£ 381 | - 79% | |

40” flat screen TV | 4,167₴ (E£ 2,730) | E£ 6,052 | - 55% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 800₴ (E£ 524) | E£ 1,489 | - 65% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 77₴ (E£ 50) | E£ 67 | - 25% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | 83₴ (E£ 55) | E£ 17 | + 224% | |

Clothes | + 19% | |||

Clothes in Mykolayiv (Ukraine) is 19% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 1,446₴ (E£ 947) | E£ 735 | + 29% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 1,042₴ (E£ 683) | E£ 604 | + 13% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 2,104₴ (E£ 1,379) | E£ 1,448 | - 5% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 2,136₴ (E£ 1,400) | E£ 581 | + 141% | |

Transportation | - 25% | |||

Transportation in Mykolayiv (Ukraine) is 25% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 290,000₴ (E£ 190,024) | E£ 356,935 | - 47% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 15₴ (E£ 10) | E£ 3.61 | + 174% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 230₴ (E£ 151) | E£ 182 | - 17% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 93₴ (E£ 61) | E£ 94 | - 35% | |

Personal Care | + 29% | |||

Personal Care in Mykolayiv (Ukraine) is 29% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 78₴ (E£ 51) | E£ 24 | + 110% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 167₴ (E£ 109) | E£ 87 | + 25% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 225₴ (E£ 148) | E£ 104 | + 42% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 62₴ (E£ 41) | E£ 40 | + 1% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 34₴ (E£ 22) | E£ 19 | + 18% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 43₴ (E£ 28) | E£ 26 | + 10% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 19₴ (E£ 13) | E£ 13 | + 1% | |

Tube of toothpaste | 35₴ (E£ 23) | E£ 12 | + 99% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 60₴ (E£ 40) | E£ 29 | + 37% | |

Entertainment | + 13% | |||

Entertainment in Mykolayiv (Ukraine) is 13% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 230₴ (E£ 151) | E£ 119 | + 27% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 110₴ (E£ 72) | E£ 86 | - 16% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 213₴ (E£ 140) | E£ 229 | - 39% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 494₴ (E£ 324) | E£ 228 | + 42% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 59₴ (E£ 39) | E£ 52 | - 25% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 25₴ (E£ 16) | E£ 22 | - 26% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 18₴ (E£ 11) | E£ 19 | - 41% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | - | E£ 12,013 | - | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 1.94₴ (E£ 1.27) | E£ 0.23 | + 460% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 557₴ (E£ 365) | E£ 433 | - 16% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 23₴ (E£ 15) | E£ 27 | - 45% | |

TOTAL | - 14% |

**WARNING!**This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 255 prices entered by 27 different people.

These prices were last updated on February 20, 2018.
Exchange rate:
0.655
EGP
/
UAH

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#
Cost of living in
**Mykolayiv (Ukraine)**
is
**14% cheaper than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require

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