#
Cost of living in
**Nagoya (Japan)**
is
**213% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 289 prices entered by 28 different people.

Food in Nagoya (Japan) is 198% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||
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Nagoya (Japan) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ||

¥879 (E£ 140) | E£ 81 | 73% |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | ||

¥668 (E£ 107) | E£ 73 | 47% |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ||

¥452 (E£ 72) | E£ 38 | 91% |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ||

¥215 (E£ 34) | E£ 13 | 156% |

12 eggs, large | ||

¥281 (E£ 45) | E£ 20 | 123% |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ||

¥667 (E£ 106) | E£ 13 | 751% |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ||

¥1,000 (E£ 160) | E£ 29 | 444% |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ||

¥551 (E£ 88) | E£ 22 | 298% |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ||

¥300 (E£ 48) | E£ 5.88 | 715% |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ||

¥283 (E£ 45) | E£ 19 | 133% |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ||

¥1,580 (E£ 252) | E£ 92 | 173% |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | ||

¥231 (E£ 37) | E£ 11 | 231% |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ||

¥258 (E£ 41) | E£ 6 | 561% |

Housing in Nagoya (Japan) is 204% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Nagoya (Japan) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | ||

¥142,778 (E£ 22,800) | E£ 5,401 | 322% |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | ||

¥118,646 (E£ 18,946) | E£ 3,866 | 390% |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ||

¥16,250 (E£ 2,595) | E£ 898 | 189% |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | ||

¥103,601 (E£ 16,544) | E£ 3,602 | 359% |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | ||

¥68,000 (E£ 10,859) | E£ 2,335 | 365% |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | ||

¥9,750 (E£ 1,557) | E£ 736 | 111% |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ||

¥5,200 (E£ 830) | E£ 365 | 128% |

40” flat screen TV | ||

¥83,833 (E£ 13,387) | E£ 6,508 | 106% |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | ||

¥15,000 (E£ 2,395) | E£ 1,877 | 28% |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ||

¥531 (E£ 85) | E£ 67 | 26% |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | ||

¥1,870 (E£ 299) | - | - |

Clothes in Nagoya (Japan) is 6% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Nagoya (Japan) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | ||

¥7,711 (E£ 1,231) | E£ 740 | 66% |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | ||

¥3,313 (E£ 529) | E£ 681 | 22% |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | ||

¥6,714 (E£ 1,072) | E£ 1,691 | 37% |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ||

¥8,250 (E£ 1,317) | E£ 777 | 70% |

Transportation in Nagoya (Japan) is 236% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Nagoya (Japan) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ||

¥2,512,000 (E£ 401,130) | E£ 453,039 | 11% |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ||

¥149 (E£ 24) | E£ 3.88 | 514% |

Monthly ticket public transport | ||

¥10,229 (E£ 1,633) | E£ 182 | 796% |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | ||

¥3,252 (E£ 519) | E£ 101 | 416% |

Personal Care in Nagoya (Japan) is 239% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Nagoya (Japan) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ||

¥1,500 (E£ 240) | E£ 33 | 632% |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ||

¥500 (E£ 80) | E£ 72 | 10% |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | ||

¥2,750 (E£ 439) | E£ 200 | 120% |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | ||

¥658 (E£ 105) | E£ 40 | 162% |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ||

¥918 (E£ 147) | E£ 21 | 598% |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ||

¥417 (E£ 67) | E£ 26 | 159% |

4 rolls of toilet paper | ||

¥132 (E£ 21) | E£ 20 | 6% |

Tube of toothpaste | ||

¥222 (E£ 35) | E£ 15 | 142% |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ||

¥3,000 (E£ 479) | E£ 46 | 940% |

Entertainment in Nagoya (Japan) is 329% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Nagoya (Japan) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ||

¥2,900 (E£ 463) | E£ 153 | 202% |

2 tickets to the movies | ||

¥3,256 (E£ 520) | E£ 99 | 426% |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | ||

¥20,000 (E£ 3,194) | E£ 520 | 514% |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ||

¥7,429 (E£ 1,186) | E£ 249 | 377% |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ||

¥708 (E£ 113) | E£ 52 | 117% |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ||

¥458 (E£ 73) | E£ 25 | 191% |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ||

¥494 (E£ 79) | E£ 19 | 305% |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | ||

¥84,400 (E£ 13,477) | E£ 12,152 | 11% |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | ||

¥115 (E£ 18) | E£ 0.23 | 7968% |

1 month of gym membership in business district | ||

¥8,333 (E£ 1,331) | E£ 416 | 220% |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ||

¥456 (E£ 73) | E£ 28 | 160% |

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### Compare other countries

For example, you would need at least

**E£ 50,143**(¥314,009) in Nagoya to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with**E£ 16,000**in Alexandria.